Bat Research Crew Leader

University of Georgia

United States

December 23, 2021


Posting Details Posting Number G/R15249P

Working Title Bat Research Crew Leader Department Warnell-Research About the University of Georgia

The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities, is the state's oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education (https: // www. UGA is currently ranked among the top 15 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University's main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,700 full-time staff. The University's enrollment exceeds 39,000 students including over 30,000 undergraduates and over 9,000 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 18 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

About the College/Unit/Department College/Unit/Department website Employment Type Employee Additional Schedule Information

Up to 40 hours per week. Daily schedule may be irregular.

Advertised Salary $17.00/hr Anticipated Start Date 01/02/2022 Posting Date 10/12/2021 Closing Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants

E-mail a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references to Santiago Perea (

Location of Vacancy Athens Area EOO Statement

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR (

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Please approximate the percentage of time spent on each task (out of 100%) during a typical work week. List these tasks in order of importance, with the most critical task coming first. Do not list more than 6 entries – do not go below 5% time per assigned duty.


Field Research

Percentage of time 90 Duties/Responsibilities

Data Entry, other computer work

Percentage of time 10

Position Details Classification Title Temporary Technical Paraprofessional

FLSA Non-Exempt UGA Job Code Job Family FTE 1.00 Minimum Qualifications Position Summary

The University of Georgia, Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources (https:// is offering a full-time seasonal position working with bats starting January 2022. The employee will be leading a field crew for a research project examining winter habitat relationships of bats on managed forest lands in the southeastern coastal plain. The primary duty will be mist- netting for bats at multiple study sites around the Southeast, but may also include assisting with acoustic sampling, insect sampling and data entry. Housing and transportation will be provided while in the field, but selected applicants should provide their own transportation to the University of Georgia campus. Position not to exceed 14 weeks.

Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, Certification in Position

The selected individuals should have current rabies pre-exposure prophylaxis and have experience identifying bats in the southeastern U.S.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies

Some college-level coursework in ecology, wildlife biology, or a related field. This individual will be leading fieldwork and should have extensive experience mist-netting, handling, and identifying bats. Comfortable performing data entry and other computer-based work.

Physical Demands

Driving. Work at night and in hot, humid field conditions where encounters with snakes, biting insects, etc. are possible.

Is this a Position of Trust? No Does this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources? No Does this position require a P-Card? No Is having a P-Card an essential function of this position? No Is driving a requirement of this position? Yes Does this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care? No Does this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications) No

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