Alaska Science Support Manager - Arctic Research Support and Logistics Services
Location: Fairbanks, AK
Support Alaska science research projects and have a hand in transforming the world. This is a senior level position that possesses a variety of technical skills related to the planning, coordination, and implementation of logistics and support for Arctic science projects in Alaska. You will use your tactical skills and influence to manage relationships with the NSF, principal investigators, local government agencies, and local/regional stakeholders to deliver high quality support for the program. The Alaska Science Support Manager: • Works with Science Planning Manager and Operations Manager to coordinate Alaska operations and science projects. • Provides direction to Alaska science planning and operations staff. • Provides expertise in field logistics to assist Science Planners and other stakeholders. • Develops and evaluates plans and criteria for a variety of projects and activities to be carried out by others. May assign and review work to ensure accuracy, thoroughness and timeliness. • Understands and applies the principles of risk management to project work. Serves as a technical resource for project delivery. • As a project manager, able to manage mid-size projects. • May lead development of technical approaches in procurement. • Coordinate with vendors to ensure timely delivery of people, materials and services for completion of projects • Manage full-time and seasonal staff. • Work with scientists and researchers to manage changes in science support due to scope, weather, mechanical difficulties, and other factors. • Work with researchers to define requirements and develop support plans. • Manage a budget for science operations. • Oversee program logistics activities in Alaska.
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