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IndigeLab Data Support Staff

The University of Arizona
Job Location:
Tucson, 85724
Network/System Administrator

Posting Number: req18913

Department: Udall Center

Location: Main Campus

Address: Tucson, AZ USA

Position Highlights

The Udall Center at the University of Arizona is in search of an IndigeLab Data Support Staff (Research Data Support Specialist II) member. The Data Support Staff member works with the IndigeLab Network (IN): Building research collectives through gendered Indigenous theories of change. The IndigeLab Network connects Indigenous women and gender minority researchers who lead unique research collectives that make room for Indigenous ways of knowing, doing, and being in the academy. IndigeLab Network collaboratively investigate methods of making, maintaining, and repairing research cultures in Indigenous, gender minority led research collectives across social and natural sciences and the arts. The goal is to shed light on knowledges and methods of bringing Indigenous methodologies and theories of change into the social worlds of labs, studios, portfolios, centers, and other research collectives. The anticipated impacts of IndigeLab Network activities include: insights into the ways gendered Indigenous methodologies can impact internal research cultures and collectives; collaborative training of over 200 Indigenous and allied students via lab exchanges (over 7 years); influence of international professionalization organizations through research-based recommendations; and an international network of Indigenous women and gender minority researchers, students, and research collectives. The Civic Laboratory for Environmental Action Research (CLEAR) at Memorial University and the Collaboratory for Indigenous Data Governance at the University of Arizona lead the IndigeLab Network.

The Data Support Staff member will be responsible for creating and maintaining shared data repositories, ensuring data contracts are signed and up to date for every member in the network, every year; carrying out some of the consent processes for Indigenous Data Sovereignty (IDSov) including quality assurance, changing access to data; ensuring all project personnel and collaborators are training in IDSov protocols; and working with our partners on innovation in data practices (making contract templates to share, giving talks and trainings, and possibly doing horizon scans of best practices).

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities

Duties & responsibilities:

*          Participate in weekly meetings with Collaboratory for Indigenous Data Governance.

*          Participate in monthly IndigeLab leadership and working group calls.

*          Work in a virtual team environment.

*          Work with IndigeLab leaders, staff, and members to develop guidelines for data management.

*          Provides routine assistance on general to moderately complex issues and requires the need to apply various techniques to accomplish.

*          Performs work under general supervision and receives detailed instruction from IndigeLab leaders and staff when performing new duties.

*          Gathers and analyzes data from various databases and sources.

*          Enters and collects data, maintains databases, and produces reports for various purposes.

*          Manipulates and organizes data.

*          Contribute to developing content for online resource platforms.

*          Present project outcomes on webinars and at professional conferences.

*          Develop a professional development plan and meet regularly with mentors.

*          Additional duties may be assigned.

Knowledge, skills & abilities:

*          Knowledge and understanding of quantitative and qualitative research methods.

*          Ability to work both independently and collaboratively, prioritize, adapt to rapidly shifting priorities, and manage research projects from start to publication.

*          Excellent written, communication, and interpersonal skills for peer-reviewed publications and for interactions with other researchers and the public.

*          Understanding of Native American histories, cultures, and Indigenous data sovereignty

*          Understanding of data cycles and repositories.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent, or equivalent learning attained through experience required and a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience, or equivalent combination of education and work experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • BA or relevant course-work.
  • Experience with Indigenous policy and/or data.

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Full Time/Part Time: To be Determined

Number of Hours Worked per Week: 20 - 40

Job FTE: 0.5 - 1.0

Work Calendar: Fiscal

Job Category: Research

Benefits Eligible: Yes - Full Benefits

Rate of Pay: $18.15 - $22.69

Compensation Type: hourly rate



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Research & Data Analysis

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Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Number of Vacancies: 1

Contact Information for Candidates

Stephanie Carroll

Open Until Filled: Yes

Documents Needed to Apply: Resume and Cover Letter

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At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As a Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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