Research Technician - Journey - Wanchese

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Job Title:

Research Technician - Journey - Wanchese

Position Number:


Vacancy Open to:

All Candidates



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Academic Affairs

Classification Title:

12501 Research Technician

Competency Level:

2 - Journey

Working Title:

Research Technician - Wanchese

Number of Vacancies:


Full Time Equivalent (FTE):


Full Time or Part Time:

Full Time

Recruitment Range:

$31,200 - $44,165

Anticipated Hiring Range:

$31,200 - $34,000

Salary Grade Equivalency:


Work Schedule:


Work Hours:

8-5pm, week end

Position Location (City):


Job Category:

Staff - Technical/Trade

Organizational Unit Overview:

Coastal Studies Institute is a multi-university, collaborative institute dedicated to understanding and improving the coastal environment and it’s communities through integrative, location-based research, education and community engagement. The programs of the institute are as follows: Estuarine Ecology & Human Health; Coastal Engineering & Ocean Energy; Coastal Processes; Public Policy and Coastal Sustainability’ Maritime Heritage and Public Education and Outreach.

Job Duties :

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, preparing, maintaining, and recovering various oceanography equipment. Fieldwork/collections of the current and ancillary measurements. The technician will collect ship-board (offshore) and bottom-mounted ADCP current measurement and maintain equipment during collection; program conductivity temperature and density sensors during experiments. The technician will also assist with land base radar surface current measurements – maintain, calibrate, and repair as needed. Ability to calculate field and lab analysis with GPS and project software. The technician will complete lab work following protocols, monitor changes and report findings.

Minimum Education/Experience:

Demonstrated possession of the competencies necessary to perform the work.

License or Certification required by statute or regulation:


Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education:

Bachelor Degree in the sciences

License or Certification required by the Department:


Special Instructions to Applicant:

  • Please ensure your full range of knowledge, skills, abilities, experience and education are listed on your application. Do not write ‘see resume’ on your application when completing the job duties section.
  • If you answer the questions at the end of the application, please ensure your application reflects the knowledge, skills, abilities and experiences to support your answers (see job duties section of previous employment).
  • Failure to answer the questions at the end of the application will not preclude your application from being considered but may result in your application not receiving full consideration of your knowledge, skills, and abilities.
  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full time basis.

Job Open Date:


Job Close Date - Positions will be posted until 11:59 p.m. EST on this date; If no closing date is indicated, the position will be posted until filled and may close at any time after the recruitment has been completed. :


Open Until Filled:


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Alternate option:

If no applicants apply who meet the required competency level and training & experience requirements, then management may consider other applicants. Salary would be determined based on competencies, equity, budget, and market considerations.


East Carolina University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and seeks to create an environment that fosters the recruitment and retention of a more diverse student body, faculty, staff and administration. We encourage qualified applicants from women, minorities, veterans, individuals with a disability, and historically underrepresented groups. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race/ethnicity, color, genetic information, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, political affiliation, or veteran status.

Individuals requesting accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) should contact the Department of Human Resources at (252) 737-1018 (Voice/TTY) or [email protected].

Eligibility for Employment:

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. ECU participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. If highest degree earned is from an institution outside of the U.S. and its territories, final candidates are required to have their degree validated as equivalent to the degree conferred by a regionally accredited college or university in the U.S.

Office of Human Resources Contact Information:

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (252) 328-9847 or toll free at 1-866-489-1740 or send an email to [email protected] Our office is available to provide assistance Monday-Friday from 8:00-5:00 EST.




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Posted: 1/12/2021
Application Due: 1/21/2021
Work Type: Full Time