Assistant Director, James San Jacinto Mountains Reserve
Under the general direction of the Reserve Site Director, assists with daily operational aspects of UC Riverside Natural Reserve sites James San Jacinto Mountains Reserve and Oasis de los Osos, including administration and user management, facilities and information systems, biological monitoring, research and educational programs, database management, museum collections, and public outreach activities. Full-time position with benefits.
Graduation with BS degree with specialization in biology, botany, zoology, geography or comparable field and one year of experience, and curatorial work or equivalent combination of education and experience. Proven experience in collecting, analyzing and publishing scientific data. Working knowledge of statistical software. Computer experience with word processor, spreadsheet and database operating systems and commonly used office applications (e.g., Word, Excel, FileMaker Pro, PowerPoint, Internet, email). Basic understanding of state and federal agencies and regulatory policies that apply to research and land management issues. Ability to learn names of plants, animals, geological formations, places and basic natural history of area surrounding the reserves. Knowledge of management of museum data collections. Must be able to work independently with little direction. Ability to guide volunteers and others in reserve work. Ability to perform work outside, under adverse weather conditions. Knowledge of basic maintenance techniques for electrical, plumbing, fencing, roads and physical plant. Able to stay overnight at reserve site when necessary. Must be able to operate and/or willing to operate all kinds of equipment needed to perform duties. Must have a valid California driver's license, and must be able to drive manual transmission vehicles, and tractors. Skills in interpersonal communication and oral presentation. Demonstrated abilities in writing for basic science and general subjects (e .g., articles , letters , brochures).
M.S. degree in biology, botany, zoology, geography or comparable field. Higher education teaching experience. Experience writing science grants. Animal and plant curatorial skills. General knowledge of Arc Infor/ArcView GIS. General knowledge of, or willingness to learn, alternative technologies (e.g. solar power). Basic understanding and experience in trail construction and maintenance. Computer knowledge and experience to develop and manage Reserve website. Previous experience in reserve management. Previous budgetary analysis experience.
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