|Job: Taylor Wilderness Research Station Manager|
|Thursday, October 11, 2012 10:32 AM|
Open for Recruitment: October 5, 2012 - November 4, 2012
Announcement #: 13504061456
Salary Range: $32,177.60 - $55,016
Working as a research scientist and manager the incumbent is responsible for facilitating and supporting field station research programs performed by faculty and students.
Facilitate and support field station teaching programs, based on qualifications and experience, these could include planning and conducting research, writing proposals, developing and instructing classes and assisting scientists in their research.
Schedule and coordinate field station activities with researchers, teachers, and visitors. Maintain wilderness resource monitoring programs, collecting and analyzing data and samples from those programs.
Represent the field station to federal and state management personnel, researchers, visitors, outfitters, guides, and commercial pilots.
Plan, supervise, and perform maintenance and repair of the site facilities and report facilities problems, activity, and business operations to supervisors.
Management duties will be shared by two people with joint appointments.
The manager(s) hired to this position would be expected to cohabitate with another person in a remote area in a very small cabin for up to12 months.
Good knowledge of: research methods; principles of statistics; sampling theory and probability theory.
Experience: writing reports or materials; compiling and analyzing data and drawing conclusions; using software
or spreadsheet software to perform analysis; interpreting and communicating (orally and in writing) material
into information usable by a diverse target audience.
Ability to: secure external grants and contracts; originate, develop, direct and independently complete research
programs; establish collaborative and cooperative scientific relationships.
Some positions may require a valid driver’s license, conduct field research, ability to operate a vehicle, and
Specific to the position:
Demonstrated ability to: perform skilled construction and maintenance, such as carpentry, electrical, and
plumbing; operate and maintain shop equipment; operate hand and power tools.
Physical ability to: lift and carry up to 50 pounds.
Willingness and ability to: live in a very remote location without regular or frequent contact to the outside
world; cohabitate cooperatively with another person in a very small cabin.
ADDITIONAL DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:
• Field experience in forestry, fisheries, wildlife, range, and/or wildland recreation
• Teaching experience
• Ability to deal with public in a professional and collegial fashion
• Experience managing a remote facility.
• Experience handling and feeding horses and/or mules
• Experience packing with livestock on remote trails
To enrich education through diversity, the University of Idaho is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action