East Stroudsburg University is hiring a Wildlife Field
Technician! Located in the
beautiful Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania, ESU’s proximity to New York City
and Philadelphia provides convenient access to internships, careers and social
activities. Just minutes from campus are the country’s largest water parks,
scenic Delaware Water Gap Recreation Area, Appalachian Trail, and other
opportunities for recreational fun.
As the Wildlife Field Technician, you will need to think
creatively and be comfortable working in small groups with student researchers
to trap, handle, and take samples from live small mammals while adhering to
research methodologies and IACUC-approved protocols. You will be an active
member of the Dr. Jane Huffman Wildlife Genetics Institute and will record
all field notes accurately, generate reports, and follow standards of practice
for sample storage. You will thrive in this role if you like combining your knowledge
of wildlife management and field research experience while maintaining a high
sense of curiosity. To be successful in this role, you must be detail-oriented,
organized and eager to learn a breadth of techniques.
This position will be located in Northeast PA - Monroe and Pike County and Northwest PA - Crawford and Mercer County.
This is a temporary grant-funded position. Typical hours are Monday-Friday 8 am – 4:30 pm. You may have to flex your
schedule from time to time with occasional evening and/or weekend work being
required. When our team shows up for work, they are energized and
motivated to succeed - all while being the most crucial piece to keeping the Dr.
Jane Huffman Wildlife Genetics Institute operations humming.What Will I Do At ESU? (AKA Essential Duties)
What We're Looking For (AKA Qualifications)
What We Offer
We believe diversity, inclusion and belonging is key for
our teams. Much like our academic programs, we are proud to foster a
workplace that is unique to higher education. As an organization focused on
diversity, inclusion and belonging, we are committed to ensuring our employees
are comfortable bringing their authentic selves to work every day. A unique
perspective is critical to solving complex problems and inspiring others.And yes, legal made us spell this out…Must be at least 18 years old and have English literacy
skills. Employment with ESU is contingent on the selected candidate passing a
thorough background check that includes: FBI fingerprinting, PA Child Abuse,
and employment. We are proud ESU is an equal opportunity employer. For more
information on President Long's 10-point plan, click here: https://www.esu.edu/president/10-action-plan.cfm
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The University encourages applications from members of historically under-represented groups, including women, veterans, and persons with disabilities, and is an AA/EEO employer. East Stroudsburg University is interested in hiring employees who have extensive experience with diverse populations. To learn more about diversity at ESU and in our community, visit our website at www.esu.edu/about/offices/diversity_equal_opportunity/index.cfm.
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