Information Technology Professional

Location
East Lansing MI
Posted
Oct 11, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Position Summary

This position, to be located in the Applied Spatial Ecology and Technical Services laboratory within the Department of Entomology, will serve as a GIS Application Developer who performs daily tasks in support of a regional invasive species project entitled the Midwest Invasive Species Information Network (MISIN).

Responsibilities include maintenance of existing web applications and the development of new applications for the display and management of spatial data associated with invasive species observations. The successful candidate will also be expected to support users and data partners of the MISIN network through assistance with the various data collection tools. Employment duration is 9 months with the possibility of an extension dependent on program funding.  In-state travel for project meetings may be required.

Unit Specific Education/Experience/Skills

Knowledge equivalent to that which normally would be acquired by completing the first two or three years of college, technical, vocational or business school such as an Associates Degree in geography, computer science, information systems, or similar information technology field; one to three years of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in spatial data management and analysis OR a Bachelor's Degree in geography, computer science, information systems, or similar information technology field; up to six months related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in spatial data management and analysis or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Desired Qualifications

Experience effectively using ArcGIS (10.x) for spatial data management and web integration is highly desired. Development experience using ESRI JavaScript API and ArcGIS Portal for the web-based display of spatial data is highly desired. Ability to setup and administration relational database systems such as Microsoft SQL or Oracle RDBMS in support of spatial data management is desired. Additional course work in an environmental or biological science would strengthen candidacy.

Required Application Materials

Resume

Cover Letter

Work Hours

STANDARD 8-5

Description of End Date

This is an off date position funded for 9 months from date of hire with possible extension contingent upon funding renewal.

(Bidding Eligibility ends 10/17/2017 at 11:55 PM)