CRCD - Temporary Research Technician

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Classification:Temporary Technical Casual
Grade:Temporary Staff Grade 77
Work type:Temporary
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Fairbanks
School/Business unit:UAF Rural College
Location: Fairbanks
Categories: Administrative/Personnel, Research/Science/Grants

Position Summary:

The College of Rural and Community Development is seeking a temporary research technician to facilitate and work on projects that increase interest in STEM learning. If you are interested, please apply here!


10Administrative and technical support: Provide technical support for and/or co-host virtual meetings. Other administrative tasks as assigned by supervisorEssential
25Co-production of knowledge towards project goals: Provide input at monthly project meetings and annual board meetings. Contribute to and review educational resources for STEM and cultural content inclusion and relevance. Collect and organize evaluation and research data Co-present at meetings, conferences regarding project activities and research findings.Essential
65Facilitate networking and relationship building: Investigate targeted communities and map potential collaborators (individuals, organizations, local businesses, etc.) Initiate communication with rural community members for project development. Travel with the project team into rural communities to engage with residents.Essential

This position will be responsible for working on projects that increase interest in STEM learning and local STEM jobs for rural Alaska Native students. Facilitate community engagement in the development of learning resources and experiences that draw on the collective wisdom of generations and the need to maintain traditional living in a rapidly changing environment.


Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing
Multicultural experience
Strong organizational skills
Interpersonal and relationship-building skills
Ability to use spreadsheets and databases to collect and organize information


One year of technical experience

Experience with confidential data management, data entry, and interviewing.
At least 6 months relative experience and/or academic training in research.


Associate's degree in a relevant field and one year experience in a field relevant to the research or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

This is a temporary part-time, Grade 77, Starting Pay is $20.47/hr DOE, 5-20 hours a week with no benefits. 

To be considered for this position, applicants must upload the following documents to their online application:

  • Cover letter highlighting qualifications that meet the specific requirements of this position

  • Resume

  • Names and contact information of three professional references

Applications are reviewed on an as-needed basis. 

Reasonable Accommodation Statement:

The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.

Affirmative Action Statement:

UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual:


Pursuant to Board of Regents’ Policy 04.01.055.B, temporary, extended temporary, adjunct, student, casual labor, regular new hire probationary employees and those positions designated by the president as officers and senior administrators of the university are employed at-will.

Background Check:

The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.

Public Disclosure Statement:

Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.

University of Alaska is a Drug-Free Workplace.

University of Alaska campuses are Tobacco-Free. 

Training Policy:

It is the policy of the University of Alaska (UA) that all employees are required to complete training to meet the requirements of the positions they hold, and to complete the required training within a specified period to remain employed at the UA.

Contact Information:

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact University of Alaska HR at 907-450-8200.

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