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Post Fire Forest Resilience SRA2

University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources
Lakeport, CA
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Post Fire Forest Resilience SRA2

University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources

Post Fire Forest Resilience SRA2

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About Us
The University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources (UC ANR) brings the power of University of California research and education to all 58 California counties. Through research and extension in agriculture, natural resources, economic growth, nutrition, and youth development, we work to improve the life of every Californian.

Collaborating to solve problems.

Connecting to serve communities.

For over 100 years, our advisors, specialists, faculty and staff have been committed to connecting Californians to their land grant university. We are highly collaborative and mission-driven to promote the health and well-being of people and places across the state. We are also trusted partners with hundreds of community organizations in addressing California's most pressing challenges.

UC ANR is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce and will honor your experiences, perspectives and unique identity. We encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals' with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ+ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.

Job Description
The Staff Research Associate II (SRAII) for post-fire outreach, education and analysis will help develop, implement, and evaluate the new UC ANR Post Fire Forest Resilience Outreach and Education Program. Under supervision, the incumbent's tasks will include assessing landowner needs for post fire assistance, developing and implementing educational programs for landowners, coordinating with other organizations and agencies to provide post fire technical assistance to landowners, collecting data on post-fire management activities, and assessing and reporting the effectiveness of different post-fire resilience strategies.

This position is a career appointment that is 100% fixed.

Hourly Salary:
Min: $26.30/hr. to Mid: $33.35/hr.

Job Posting Close Date:
Open Until Filled - First round of applications will be pulled on 7/13/2022.

Key Responsibilities:
25% - Report and Writing:

  • Summarize research findings for use in articles (popular press, newsletter and journal) using MS Office suite programs and statistical programs.
  • Assist in preparation of grant proposals and in summarizing literature and data needed for funding group reports and assist in writing publications and peer reviewed publications in scientific journals.
  • Prepare graphical summaries, using Microsoft Excel, that will be used to demonstrate the discovered data in publications.
  • Review studies, literature, attend workshops, seminars, training.

    25% - Data Preparation:
  • Collect data and prepare initial reports. Modify, vary, or adapt standard procedures to meet the needs of the research project.
  • Improve tests that are unsatisfactory.
  • Convert raw data into testable value; conduct basic statistical analysis. Ensure that there is the necessary information to evaluate each trial.
  • Generate summary and overview reports of program activities as needed. This includes educational event and field demonstration evaluations and monthly, quarterly, and annual reporting as needed.

    20% - Outreach:
    - Coordinate and collaborate with federal, state, county, and local agencies and community-based organizations on the delivery of programs to support program functional area.

    15% - Field Work:
    - In consultation with the supervisor, plan and assist in coordination of project experiments. Ensure that sufficient materials are available to provide required safety training and documentation to assure safe work environment.

    15% - Needs Assessment:
    - Assess stakeholder needs for diversification and adaptation of sustainable practices. Use needs assessment information to research and inform educational programs that respond to identified needs.

    Special Conditions of Employment:
  • Overtime / Shift Work
  • Travel, including outside of normal business hours
  • Ability and means to travel to sites on a flexible schedule determined by the needs of the program.
  • May include working evenings and/or weekends.
  • Reimbursement for job-related travel is available and according to University policies.
  • Must possess a valid California Driver's License to drive a County or University vehicle.
  • Ability and means to travel on a flexible schedule as needed. Proof of liability and property damage insurance on vehicle used is required.
  • As of January 1, 2014, ANR is a smoke- and tobacco-free environment in which smoking, the use of smokeless tobacco products, and the use of unregulated nicotine products (e-cigarettes), is strictly prohibited.

    Job Requirements
  • Demonstrated scientific/research experience or formal education in functional area.
  • Experience with research and/or teaching.
  • Scientific knowledge and skill to make technical determinations and/or observations.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and outreach to community partners.
  • Demonstrated experience with computers, software, and social media for the development and delivery of newsletters, presentations, and other educational materials. Experience using Microsoft Office.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Experience with data compilation in order to produce reports.

    Affirmative Actions
    This position will promote, in all ways consistent with the other responsibilities of the position, accomplishment of the Affirmative Action goals established by the Division.

    The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. If you have questions, please email the Human Resources Department.

    As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. Please refer to Appendix F, Section II.C. of the policy for the deadlines applicable to new University of California employees. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

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University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources


Lakeport, CA
95453 USA



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