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|Position Title||Academic Technician|
|Working Title||Environmental Studies Department Academic Technician|
|Pay Grade/Category||Sr. Contributor / Administrator B|
Division and Department Information
|Job Summary/Basic Function||The Academic Technician for Environmental Studies provides academic and technical support for coursework, laboratories, field trips, and research; communicates with perspective students, student majors, and alumni; and coordinates department activities.
The position requires strong written and oral communication skills; experience with laboratory procedures and field equipment for environmental monitoring; familiarity with environmental studies curriculum and pedagogies; and the ability to take initiative, troubleshoot, and solve problems with minimal supervision.
Academic support (40%)
Department communications and outreach (20%)
Software Programs Used:
|Preferred Qualifications||A bachelors degree (B.A. or B.S) and relevant experience or Master’s Degree in Environmental Studies, Environmental Science, or a related field is required.
Must have a valid operator’s license for not less than two (2) years and the license must be in good standing without interruption during that time period.
|Physical Demands||Physical Requirements:
Personal Protective Equipment:
|Advertised Work Schedule||Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Occasional evenings and weekends for events and field trips.
|Number of hours/day||8|
|Number of hours/week||40|
|Proposed Start Date||07/10/2017|
Posting Detail Information
|Open Until Filled||Yes|
|Application Review Begin Date||04/24/2017|
|Is this a Temporary Position?||No|
|If Full-Time, please specify||12 month full-time (52 weeks)|
|If Part-Time, please specify||Not Applicable|
|EEO Statement||The College is committed to building a representative and diverse faculty, administrative staff, and student body. We encourage applications from all qualified persons.|
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- Cover Letter/Letter of Application