Student Assistant C - Applied Environmental Research Center

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Classification:Student Assistant C
Grade:Student C
Work type:Student Employee
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Anchorage
School/Business unit:UAA Office of the Provost
Location: Anchorage
Categories: Office/Clerical, Other, Research/Science/Grants

Position Summary:

Student Assistant C position in programming with Dr. Shawn Butler on a Department of Defense contract.


100Works under general direction. Exercises independent judgment and decision-making in developing new procedures or techniques. Duties will vary according to the project and the level of work required. Examples of typical work include: Develop, articulate, and record user requirements. Design and develop a web-based application using AngularJS and Microsoft SQL Server. Design and generate reports as defined by the user requirement documents. Write software scripts to migrate electronic data into the the new application. Develop unit tests and conduct integration testing.Essential

The Applied Environmental Research Center (AERC) is a center within the Business Enterprise Institute (BEI). The BEI provides a platform for high-level consultancy between industry and the University of Alaska (UA), while serving as a bridge to resources, expertise and talents across the entire UA system. Offering economic development related research and technical assistance, high-level professional education, small business development services, and youth entrepreneurship programming, the work of the BEI not only links UA economic development programs, but also supports business and entrepreneurial capacities across Alaska.

The AERC supports environmental research and monitoring through contractual arrangements with granting agencies. The program seeks to provide new opportunities for the UA community in applied research via coordination of environmental work supported primarily by federal agencies.  

This is a pool from which AERC will draw when research technicians are needed to work on grant-funded projects.  This position may be part time.

Student Assistant C position for the Applied Environmental Research Center.  Duties require considerable knowledge and skills.  Ability to follow written and oral instructions, dependable, team oriented, willingness to learn office procedures, filing systems, and operations of standard office equipment.  Ability to maintain confidentiality and perform multiple tasks.  Duties will require independent judgment and decision-making. Knowledge of data collection procedures, data entry procedures, and computerized spreadsheets and databases. Ability to develop web-based applications using industry standard software components, such as HTML, CSS, Javascript, and Model/View/Controller technologies is required. Knowledge of GitHub and agile software development processes is also required. Ability to manipulate data to produce reports and charts to display summarized data. Ability to interpret data to detect problems or irregularities.

Education/Training:  High School diploma or equivalent.  Applicant should be enrolled in Spring semester 2019 at UAA with a minimum GPA of 2.0.

Required Experience: Six months of office, customer service or similar experience is required. Experience is required in general office procedures and equipment, and the candidate must show a high level of competence in using Microsoft Windows office suite or software (minimum: Word, Excel, PowerPoint). Knowledge of University processes and procedures is desirable

Interested candidates should submit an online application along with the following documents:

1.  Resume

2.  Three (3) Professional reference with titles, email addresses, and phone numbers.

Minimum starting hourly wage:  $10.50/hr.

Advertised: Alaskan Standard Time
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