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Project Data Coordinator

Company: University of California - Santa Barbara
Location: Santa Barbara
Posted on: January 17, 2020

Job Description:

Job Number
20190684

Number of Hires
Single Hire

Job Open Date
12-12-2019

Job Close Date
Open Until Filled

Primary Consideration Date for Open Until Filled
01-02-2020

Additional Deadline Information


Title Code
7198

Payroll Title Name
Data Systems Analyst 2

Working Title Name
Project Data Coordinator

Department Profile (Specific Information about department/program):
The National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis (NCEAS), supports cross-disciplinary research that uses existing data to address major fundamental issues in ecology and allied fields, and their application to management and policy. NCEAS is a unique institution with an explicit mission to foster synthesis and analysis, turn information into understanding and, through effective collaboration, alter how science is conducted

Department Code-Name
NCEA-Center Ecological Analysis

End Date/Contingencies for Grant Funding


FOC (Federal Occupation Code) Sub-Code
BD-Fiscal, Management and Staff Services

FOC (Federal Occupation Code)
B-Professionals

Advertised Range Min (full time equivalent)

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Advertised Range Max (full time equivalent)
28.74

Advertised Range Rate Type
Yearly

Other Advertised Salary Range Comments
$26.10 - $28.74/hr

Percentage of full-time
100

Days
M-F

Hours
8-5

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) The Data Systems Analyst manages ecologically and environmentally relevant data from the Arctic Data Center and other funded projects at the National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis (NCEAS). The analyst contacts data providers and consults the literature to manage and archive data of moderate complexity for preservation. This includes gathering and analyzing information from data providers and editing metadata to make the data understandable and useful for synthesis activities. The analyst also performs a wide variety of analysis and data modeling activities to assess and remedy data quality issues, as well as characterize and visualize data for synthesis. The analyst works closely with the Director of Informatics Research and Development to identify issues that need attention to streamline the data management process, with NCEAS' Scientific Programmers to implement approaches to streamline data management operations, and with researchers from targeted projects to archive data and metadata. The analyst also organizes and mentors graduate student interns and fellows who contribute to the data management goals of the Center, and participates in data science training activities serving the Arctic research and other NCEAS communities.

Minimum Requirements
The position requires a Bachelor's degree in environmental, ecological, or related research fields involving data management, knowledge of data management systems, practices, and standards, and demonstrable statistical analysis and modeling skills or equivalent combination of education and experience. Qualified candidates must have demonstrable experience working in one or more scripted statistical frameworks such as R or Matlab, as well as demonstrated excellent writing and speaking skills in English allowing communication of complex technical topics with a science audience. Must have strong organizational skills, strong problem solving skills, and be service oriented

Desirable Requirements
A Master's degree or other higher degree in environmental, ecological, or related science fields is desirable, as is extensive knowledge and skill in data management, metadata standards, data standards, R, statistics, and modeling. Skill in other programming languages is desirable.

Special Conditions of Employment

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Other Special Conditions of Employment


Other Recruitment Notes


Optional Applicant Documents
Other Document (1)

Required Applicant Documents
Resume
Cover Letter

JOB DESCRIPTION

FLSA Exemption Status

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

ERC (Employee Relations Code)
E

Grade Type
PSS

Grade Type
Information Technology

Grade Type
Data Systems Management

Grade Type
Intermediate

Grade Type
P2

Grade
21

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


Provision Number
0000000000

Type of Supervision Received

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Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Minimum Qualifications: The position requires a Bachelor's degree in environmental, ecological, or related research fields involving data management, knowledge of data management systems, practices, and standards, and demonstrable statistical analysis and modeling skills. Qualified candidates must have demonstrable experience working in one or more scripted statistical frameworks such as R or Matlab, as well as demonstrated excellent writing and speaking skills in English allowing communication of complex technical topics with a science audience. Must have strong organizational skills, strong problem solving skills, and be service oriented.

Desirable Qualifications: A Master's degree or other higher degree in environmental, ecological, or related science fields is desirable, as is extensive knowledge and skill in data management, metadata standards, data standards, R, statistics, and modeling. Skill in other programming languages is desirable.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

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Frequently=Activity occurs 33% to 66%
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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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