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[New Job Vacancy] GeoFORCE job in University of Alaska, (Fairbanks, AK) – Jobs in Fairbanks, AK

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Job Opening details:-
Company Name :-
University of Alaska
Position Name :-
GeoFORCE
Company Location :-
Fairbanks, AK
Job Category :
 Interior Designing jobs

Full Job Description :-
GeoFORCE Alaska is seeking staff for the 2022 Southwest Academy (May 26 – June 15). GeoFORCE is a field-based, summer geoscience program for high school students from rural communities in the Interior, North Slope, and Northwest Arctic. Staff will live and learn with students at UAF and accompany them on a 10-day trip to Utah and Arizona. GeoFORCE staff positions are intense but rewarding. Staff must be able to work long hours, travel out of state, and work together to create a positive learning environment.

Duties:

Trail Driver The Trail Driver (TD) will serve as the primary driver of the program trail vehicle (a minivan) for the duration of the trip, provide logistical support to staff and student participants, and purchase takeout meals, snacks, and instructional supplies as needed. Additional duties include organizing students during travel, providing instructional support in classroom or field settings, loading or unloading luggage, and maintaining meeting areas and vehicle interiors. Requirements: 1.Attendance at staff training and orientation sessions May 26-27 and May 31. 2. Completion of additional online trainings prior to the start of the Academy on June 1. 3. Possession of a valid driver’s license. 4. Must pass a criminal background check prior to an offer of employment. 5. Must not consume alcohol, tobacco, or other drugs on campus or at any time during the Academy (June 1-15); UAF is a drug-free workplace. 6. Must be fully vaccinated and boosted; staff salaries are paid by a federal grant. Salary $2415 totalEssential

25Day Counselor Day Counselors work with teams of ~6 GeoFORCE students to ensure safety and facilitate teamwork in the classroom and the field. They will coordinate group work during group projects, answer students’ questions, promote positive peer interactions, and assist the Instructor and Educational Coach during classroom activities, field stops, review sessions, and exams. Counselors are also expected to attend nightly staff meetings, participate in pre-trip orientation and training sessions, and help organize meeting areas and common spaces. They may also be asked to supervise student activities during free time, help to load or unload luggage, or make morning wake-up calls. Requirements: 1. Completion of at least two semesters of introductory Geoscience courses (Geos 101 and 112 or equivalent). 2. Attendance at staff training and orientation sessions May 26-27 and May 31. 3. Completion of additional online trainings prior to the start of the Academy on June 1. 4. Possession of a valid driver’s license. 5. Must be willing to share accommodations with other staff at hotels and dormitories. 6. Must pass a criminal background check prior to an offer of employment. 7. Must not consume alcohol, tobacco, or other drugs on campus or at any time during the Academy (June 1-15); UAF is a drug-free workplace. 8. Must be fully vaccinated and boosted; staff salaries are paid by a federal grant. Salary is $1925Essential

25Educational Coach The Educational Coach (EC) for GeoFORCE Alaska is responsible for designing and leading daily review sessions, based on pre-Academy planning and discussion with the GeoFORCE Director. Throughout the Academy, the EC works closely with GeoFORCE Instructor, Counselors, and students on the bus and in the field to ensure that information is delivered at the appropriate level. The EC will work directly with students on the bus, in the field, and in the classroom in order to help them develop good study habits, work as a team, master vocabulary, connect concepts and features, and complete field projects. The EC also serves as an advisor to the staff on issues of instructional design and student engagement. In this capacity, the EC will proofread and edit pre/post tests and daily quizzes, participate in face-to-face or online counselor training, and advise counselors with educational and/or developmental questions. The EC will grade daily quizzes and participate in nightly staff meetings to prepare for the following day’s activities. Requirements: 1. At least two years of experience teaching middle or high school students, preferably in rural Alaskan communities. 2. A Bachelor’s degree in a related field (i.e. geoscience, geology, earth science, or education). 3. Attendance at staff training and orientation sessions May 26-27 and May 31 or online planning sessions with the Director prior to June 1. 4. Completion of additional online trainings prior to the start of the Academy on June 1. 5. Possession of a valid driver’s license. 6. Must pass a criminal background check prior to an offer of employment. 7. Must not consume alcohol, tobacco, or other drugs on campus or at any time during the Academy (June 1-15); UAF is a drug-free workplace. 8. Must be fully vaccinated and boosted; staff salaries are paid by a federal grant. Salary $3850 totalEssential

25Night Counselor Night Counselors serve as the primary point of contact for students during evening free time and after lights out. Their primary duty is to ensure participant safety after the conclusion of instruction. To this end, Night Counselors supervise free-time activities, distribute snacks and reminders, and respond to requests for supplies or assistance after hours. Additional duties include organizing students during travel, assisting the Trail Driver with logistical tasks, loading or unloading luggage, and maintaining meeting areas and common spaces. Requirements: 1.Attendance at staff training and orientation sessions May 26-27 and May 31. 2. Completion of additional online trainings prior to the start of the Academy on June 1. 3. Possession of a valid driver’s license. 4. Must be willing to share accommodations with other staff at hotels and dormitories. 5. Must pass a criminal background check prior to an offer of employment. 6. Must not consume alcohol, tobacco, or other drugs on campus or at any time during the Academy (June 1-15); UAF is a drug-free workplace. 7. Must be fully vaccinated and boosted; staff salaries are paid by a federal grant. Salary $1925 totalEssential

GeoFORCE Alaska is hiring for four distinct positions (outlined under duties): Day Counselors; Night Counselor; Educational Coach; and Trail Driver. Trainings will be held May 26, 27, and 31, and must be attended.
Review Date: Review of applications will begin March 14, and will continue until all positions have been filled. To be considered, please include a cover letter stating which positions you are interested in; a resume; and three professional references, including contact information.
If you have questions re: GeoFORCE Alaska, please contact Sarana Schell at sschell@alaska.edu. Questions re: the application process should be directed to Valerie Rickards, CNSM HR Coordinator, at vsrickards@alaska.edu, or 907-474-6714.

To be eligible for this position, applicants must be legally authorized for unrestricted employment in the United States. No work visas will be sponsored for this position.

UAF COVID Requirements:
Effective immediately, all new UAF hires, whose job function or work location results in the employee being subject to the UAF vaccine requirements guided by the Federal Contractor Employee vaccine mandate*, must be fully vaccinated with an FDA- or WHO- authorized or approved COVID-19 vaccine or have obtained a university-approved disability/medical or religious exemption no later than six weeks from the new hire’s start date.

Employees based on UAF’s Troth Yeddha’ (Fairbanks) campus, regardless of university affiliation and remote work status; Employees based in UAF research units outside Fairbanks (including Seward Marine Center, Kodiak Seafood and Marine Science Center, HAARP, Poker Flat, Lena Point, and Toolik Field Station); and Employees, regardless of their work location, paid by or directly working on impacted UAF federal contract.

Reasonable Accommodation Statement:
The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.
Affirmative Action Statement:
UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual: www.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination
Background Check:
The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.
At-Will:
Pursuant to Board of Regents’ Policy 04.01.055.B, temporary, extended temporary, adjunct, student, casual labor, regular new hire probationary employees and those positions designated by the president as officers and senior administrators of the university are employed at-will.
Public Disclosure Statement:
Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.
University of Alaska is a Drug-Free Workplace. University of Alaska campuses are Tobacco-Free.
Training Policy:
It is the policy of the University of Alaska (UA) that all employees are required to complete training to meet the requirements of the positions they hold, and to complete the required training within a specified period to remain employed at the UA.
Contact Information:
If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact University of Alaska HR at 907-450-8200.

Advertised: 25 Feb 2022 Alaskan Standard Time Applications close: 15 Jun 2022 Alaskan Daylight Time

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