WorkSource Oregon P03007CT - Research Analyst 2 in BEND, Oregon
Minimum Qualifications College level courses in statistics (at least six quarter hours); research methods and techniques (e.g., research design, sampling, surveying, etc.); and computer software application or packages (e.g., Statistical Analyses System, Lotus 1-2-3, etc.); OR Three years of experience assisting with the gathering, compiling, analyzing, and reporting of research information and statistical data plus assisting with the drafting of this information into narrative or statistical reports; OR An equivalent combination of training and experience. Transcripts must be submitted for all required and/or related courses. Additional Required Qualifications ' Strong written and verbal communication skills ' Demonstrated strong organizational skills with the ability to take initiative, prioritize workload, and work independently in order to meet deadlines ' Exceptionally high accuracy level and attention to detail ' Proficient in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel) ' Working knowledge of relational databases either hosted locally (e.g., Access) and/or online (e.g., PostgreSQL) ' Working knowledge of GIS software (e.g., ArcGIS) ' Demonstrable commitment to enhancing and promoting diversity. Position Duties 75% Research Development and Analysis ' Assists the Bat Hub Coordinator in the overall maintenance of bat acoustic data and associated metadata following the Bat Hub's established protocols. ' Assists in the development of survey research instruments (paper or electronic datasheets). ' Gathers and compiles raw data from a variety of sources including interacting with state and federal agency partners. ' Compiles and organizes metadata (e.g., site-related data [spatial coordinates, habitat characterizations]) from field deployments collected on either paper datasheets or electronic mobile devices. ' Performs quality assurance/quality control (QA/QC) procedures throughout the data management process to maintain overall data integrity. Specifically, uses a combination of Python scripts and geographic information systems (GIS) software to verify the accuracy of field metadata and in reference to associated acoustic data. ' Compiles and organizes bat acoustic data from storage media onto a server and cloud storage. ' Performs processing of bat acoustic data including running filtering operations to separate files with bat call data from those without, attributing call files with metadata, and running auto-classification procedures of call files with call identification software (e.g., Sonobat). 10% Report Preparation 10% Overall Lab Project Support 5% Project Review See posting for complete list of duties and qualifications. OSU commits to inclusive excellence by advancing equity and diversity in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly 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 achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.