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Research Manager

Company: University of California - Santa Barbara
Location: Santa Barbara
Posted on: January 12, 2020

Job Description:

Job Number
20190614

Number of Hires
Single Hire

Job Open Date
10-24-2019

Job Close Date
Open Until Filled

Primary Consideration Date for Open Until Filled
11-07-2019

Additional Deadline Information


Title Code
5190

Payroll Title Name
Field Researcher 2

Working Title Name
Research Manager

Department Profile (Specific Information about department/program):
The University of California Natural Reserve System (NRS) consists of 39 reserve sites throughout the State. Seven of these sites are administered by the UCSB campus. These reserves provide a site, and in some cases facilities, for University-level classes, researchers and public outreach organizations to do research or explore the native habitats. For more information on the UCSB NRS: http://nrs.ucsb.edu

Department Code-Name
NRSS-Natural Reserve System

End Date/Contingencies for Grant Funding


FOC (Federal Occupation Code) Sub-Code
BI-Science, Lab & Allied Services

FOC (Federal Occupation Code)
B-Professionals

Advertised Range Min (full time equivalent)

A little help* Go to Salary Scales 24.09

Advertised Range Max (full time equivalent)
24.09

Advertised Range Rate Type
Hourly

Other Advertised Salary Range Comments
24.09/hr

Percentage of full-time
75

Days
M-F

Hours
8am-5pm (hours will vary)

Appointment Type

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Limited Appointment End Date

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Is this a NEW CAREER position*
Yes

Summary of Job Duties
(Note: This summary will be used for keyword search) Under supervision of the Reserve Director, employee maintains and repairs infrastructure, equipment, and grounds of the Santa Cruz Island Field Station. Coordinates scheduling and tracks use of reserve facilities, including orienting visitors and providing accurate User use of the facilities. Coordinates shipping of materials to the Reserve. Assists in monitoring research programs and facilitating research across various disciplines.

Minimum Requirements
* Understanding and experience in facilitating research and university level teaching
* Several years of experience in the performance of maintenance and mechanical work.
* Good communication and problem solving skills
* A self-starter with good organization skills and willingness to work in a team as well as independently
* Basic skills in equipment operation, maintenance and repair including a wide range of power and hand tools
* Basic vehicle maintenance including trucks
* Experience maintaining utilities including water systems
* Experience with basic building maintenance and repair
* Fence construction and repair
* Extensive vegetation clearing using both manual labor and power tools/mowers
* Computer skills including email and word processing
* Required to be on call outside of normal business hours. May have to work on weekends, holidays.

Desirable Requirements
* Experience maintaining scientific equipment including weather stations and webcams
* Maintaining photovoltaic installations
* Experience with vehicle repair
* Experience in land stewardship or management or natural resource management
* Familiarity with the Natural Reserve System
* Experience with operations at a remote field site

Special Conditions of Employment

A little help* Go to Driver's License Requirements or Background Check Guidelines Maintain a valid CA driver's license, a clean DMV record and enrollment in the DMV Employee Pull-Notice Program
Satisfactory criminal history background check

Other Special Conditions of Employment
Must be available to work outside normal working hours. Must be able to perform duties in outdoor working conditions on Santa Cruz Island. Requires travel by ocean vessel across the Santa Barbara Channel.

Other Recruitment Notes


Optional Applicant Documents
Other Document (1)

Required Applicant Documents
Resume
Cover Letter

JOB DESCRIPTION

FLSA Exemption Status

A little help* Go to Exempt vs. Non-Exempt Employees Non-exempt

CBU (Collective Bargaining Unit)
99 - Non-Represented (PPSM)

ERC (Employee Relations Code)
E

Grade Type
PSS

Grade Type
Research and Laboratory

Grade Type
Field Research

Grade Type
Intermediate

Grade Type
P2

Grade
19

End Date for Other Appointment Type (e.g., Contract or 18-month Career)


Provision Number
40268186

Type of Supervision Received

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Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Experience maintaining facilities, vehicles, and landscaping. Experience with remote field settings; superior inter-personal skills; experience with operating four-wheel drive vehicles, off-road vehicle operation and field safety; problem solving and creativity.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Continuously=Activity occurs 66%
Frequently=Activity occurs 33% to 66%
Occasionally=Activity occurs Not Applicable=Activity does not exist

Stand
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Walk
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Sit
FREQ.

Bend
OCCAS.

Crouch/Squat
OCCAS.

Kneel/Crawl
OCCAS.

Climb
OCCAS.

Reach above shoulder level
OCCAS.

Use keyboard/mouse
FREQ.

Hand Activities: Fine dexterity
FREQ.

Hand Activities: Hand twisting
OCCAS.

Hand Activities: Simple grasping
OCCAS.

Hand Activities: Power grasping
OCCAS.

Other (please specify activity)


Frequency of Other Activity
N/A

Lifting Activities: Light lifting (
OCCAS.

Lifting Activities: Moderate lifting (20-50 lbs)
OCCAS.

Lifting Activities: Heavy lifting ( 50 lbs)
OCCAS.

Push/Pull Activities: Light pushing/pulling (
OCCAS.

Push/Pull Activities: Moderate pushing/pulling (20-50 lbs of force)
OCCAS.

Push/Pull Activities: Heavy pushing/pulling ( 50 lbs of force)
OCCAS.

MENTAL REQUIREMENTS


Read/Comprehend
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Write
OCCAS.

Perform Calculations
OCCAS.

Communicate Orally
FREQ.

Reason and Analyze
FREQ.

Other (please specify activity)


Frequency of Other Activity
N/A

ENVIRONMENTAL REQUIREMENTS


Is exposed to excessive noise
N/A

Is around moving machinery
OCCAS.

Is exposed to marked changes in temperature and/or humidity
OCCAS.

Is exposed to dust
OCCAS.

Is exposed to fumes
OCCAS.

Is exposed to gases
N/A

Is exposed to radiation
N/A

Is exposed to microwave
N/A

Drives motorized equipment
FREQ.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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