JOB NO.: 91152-AS
Work Type: Staff-Full Time
Department: L&S/CTR FOR LIMNOLOGY
Categories: Information Systems/Technology, Research, Scientific
Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable
Position Vacancy ID: 91152-AS
Working Title: Data Manager
Official Title: SR INFORM PROC CONSLT(S44BN) or INFORM PROCESS CONSLT(S44DN) or ASSOC INF PROC CONSLT(S44FN)
Hiring Department: A484120-COL OF LETTERS & SCIENCE/RSCH-NATURAL SCI/LIMNOLOGY
Anticipated Begin Date: SEPTEMBER 01, 2017
Term: This is a renewable appointment.
Minimum $42,167 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications
Degree and Area of Specialization:
An undergraduate degree in an ecological field, in computer science/engineering, or information science is required.
Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:
Demonstrated basic skills and 1-2 years of experience in scientific data handling and data processing script writing plus some knowledge of ecological principals and field data collection; Being comfortable with using and learning new technologies (e.g., database technology, R scripting, XML editing); Demonstrated capacity to learn quickly, work independently, as well as work well within teams; Attention to detail and the skills to communicate effectively with ecologists as well as technical staff in person and in writing are extremely important.
Specific desirable skills are experience in database technology, SQL, R, and knowledge of aquatic biogeochemistry methods. Although some training in these technologies will be provided, willingness to find solutions and do trouble shooting independently through searching the web is also needed.
The data manager (DM) will be responsible for managing a large spatial and temporal relational database created for a collaborative NSF project examining water quality relationships to land use/cover and climate. The DM will work closely with faculty and graduate students, system administrator, and other data managers and be responsible for the basic components of database management including, but not limited to: metadata entry; ETL (extracting-transforming-loading) tasks; creating and managing user accounts; updates, and access control; creation of SQL scripts; manipulation and migration of existing databases into the existing RDBMS.
Instructions to applicants:
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For questions on the position, contact: Alyssa Lukey Winters, firstname.lastname@example.org or 608-262-3304
To apply for this position you will need to upload a cover letter, resume and contact information for at least three professional references, including your current supervisor. References will not be contacted without advanced notice.
Your cover letter should address your qualifications as they pertain to the minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience listed above.
Additional Link: Full Position Details
NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required
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Advertised: 28 Jun 2017 Central Daylight Time
Application Close: 1 Aug 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time