This vacancy may be filled at either the II or III level depending on the applicant's training and/or experience. This flexibly staffed position is being recruited for in separate postings and you will only be considered at the level which you apply. This posting is for the Research Analyst II level. To be considered at the Research Analyst III level, you must apply under the specific recruitment for that level. If filled at the Research Analyst II level, promotion to the Research Analyst III will occur upon successful completion of the probationary period and required training, as well as the applicant meeting the minimum qualifications of the higher job class.COVER LETTERA cover letter is required for this position.
The cover letter should highlight your knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience as they relate to the key responsibilities and desired traits listed in the job description above. Please attach the cover letter to your application before submitting it online or, if unable to attach to your application, fax it to the contact number provided in the job posting.This is not a traditional cover letter. It is expected that your letter will exceed one page in length. Please ensure that you have responded to the desired traits fully.
Your cover letter will be used as a writing sample and will be used to help determine which applicants will advance to the interview phase of the recruitment and selection process.EDUCATION
If post-secondary education is required to meet the minimum qualifications, you must fill in the Education section of the application. If you have not obtained a degree, please indicate the number of units completed. Copies of transcripts are required to verify educational credentials if used to meet the minimum qualifications for a position. Transcripts can be attached at the time of application or provided at the time of interview.SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR FOREIGN EDUCATION
Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the minimum qualifications listed above. If utilizing this education, you must show that the education credentials have been submitted to a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign educational credentials and that such education has been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education programs; or an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution reports the other institution as one whose transcript is given full value, or full value is given in subject areas applicable to the curricula at the post-secondary institution. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.WORK EXPERIENCE
If using work experience not already documented in your application, also provide the employer name, your job title, dates of employment, and whether full-or part-time. Applications will be reviewed to determine if the responses are supported and minimum qualifications are clearly met. If they are not, the applicant may not advance to the interview and selection phase of the recruitment.WORKPLACE ALASKA APPLICATION QUESTIONS & ASSISTANCE
Questions regarding application submission or system operation errors should be directed to the Workplace Alaska hotline at 1-800-587-0430 (toll free) or (907) 465-4095 if you are located in the Juneau area. Requests for information may also be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. If you choose to be contacted by email, please ensure your email address is correct on your application and that the spam filter will permit email from the 'governmentjobs.com' domains.
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The State of Alaska complies with Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Individuals with disabilities, who require accommodation, auxiliary aides or services, or alternative communication formats, please call 1-800-587-0430 or (907) 465-4095 in Juneau or TTY: Alaska Relay 711 or 1-800-770-8973 or correspond with the Division of Personnel & Labor Relations at: P.O. Box 110201, Juneau, AK 99811-0201. The State of Alaska is an equal opportunity employer.ADDITIONAL APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONSAt the time of interview, applicants must submit the following documentation, if it is not already attached to their application package:
- Copies of their college transcripts, if education is being used to meet the Minimum Qualifications for the position.
- Names and current contact information for at least three professional references who are familiar with your work, two of which are current or former supervisors.