Research Technician-Center for Human Development

University of Alaska

Research Technician-Center for Human Development


University of Alaska System


As a member of the research and evaluation team at the Center for Human Development, you will have the opportunity to make a difference in our community through our mission of improving the quality of lives for people who experience disabilities and their families. You will be an active member of a research team focused on research that achieves our mission through data collection, data entry and assisting with data reporting.


The Center for Human Development is Alaska's University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities. Located off campus, but within the UAA College of Health, the Center for Human Development is a vibrant culture of over 50 employees working towards the same mission, that of improving the lives of individuals with disabilities through training, research, and community services. As a research technician you will have the opportunity to interact with data through data collection, data entry, data analysis and reporting. You will engage with a variety of stakeholders, including but not limited to parents of children with disabilities, mothers of young children, entrepreneurs with disabilities, individuals with disabilities who receive waiver services, students with disabilities, community services, schools and more. We are a hybrid office, with the expectation that employees work at least two days per week in the Anchorage office so that you have the opportunity to interact with your team and other employees working towards our mission. The university has an excellent benefits package with sick and annual leave, health insurance benefits, paid holidays, and reduced tuition waivers for you and your qualified family members.


To thrive in this role the applicant should love communicating with the public. They need to have an inclusive mindset, that values all life experiences and be willing to find new ways to communicate with diverse populations. They need to enjoy working both independently and in a team. They need to be detail oriented and organized. They need to have problem-solving skills and the ability to try a variety of methods to get the intended results.


Minimum Qualifications:


One year college coursework and/or training in a field relevant to research (e.g., social science, natural science, mathematics, statistics) and one year experience in a field relevant to research or disability, or an equivalent combination of training and experience.


Position Details:


This position is located on the University of Alaska campus in Anchorage, and flexible on-site/hybrid work arrangements may be considered in accordance with UA regulations. This is a full-time, term-funded, non-exempt staff position complete with both a competitive salary and UA provides a generous compensation package that includes retirement options, annual leave, 12 paid holidays per year, tuition waivers for employees and family members, and affordable medical, dental and vision care coverage. New hires will be placed on the, Grade 76, based on education and experience.


Review of applicants will begin immediately, to ensure full consideration you must apply by 03/18/2024.


*To be eligible for this position, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction. Applicants who now or may in the future require visa sponsorship to work in the United States are not eligible.


This position is a term-funded position and is reviewed annually for contract renewal at the University's discretion.


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.


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The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.


Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.


If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Curtis Smith, Co-Director of Research and Evaluation, at or (907) 264-6246.


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Anchorage, AK

1 month(s) ago

Closing Date 2025-03-29