K-Map Information Specialist (extended temporary employment)

Tucson, AZ
Apr 04, 2021
Administrative Jobs
Student Affairs, Career Services
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Posting Number:



Research Innovation & Impact

Department Website Link:


Main Campus


Tucson, AZ USA

Position Highlights:

Research, Innovation & Impact at the University of Arizona is in search of an Information Specialist, K-Map (extended temporary employment). This position will conduct web data mining to collect, clean, and aggregate data of UArizona researchers to provide a more comprehensive set of reporting on RII Core Facilities activities and impact including Core Facilities-related proposals, grants, and events such as workshops, seminars, class lectures, tours, outreach, etc. The University of Arizona is home to a host of research resources called core facilities or cores—highly specialized testbed facilities available for use by faculty, students, and scientists in government and industry. The core facilities provides users with access not only to the latest instrumentation, but also to experienced staff with expertise in designing and conducting experiments and analyzing data.

This is an Extended Temporary Employment (ETE) position expected to last 6-24 months. Position maybe considered for extension dependent on future funding, work performance, and/or departmental need.

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; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Web data mining of UA researchers on Core Facilities-related proposals, grants, and events.
  • Clean and aggregate data for integration with Core Facilities KPI reporting requirements.
  • Meet with key Core Facilities stakeholders to identify, test and refine key data points.
  • Additional duties may be assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Information Technology field and 1 year of relevant work experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Web data mining experience (collecting, cleaning and aggregatingdata)
  • Experience with Python programming and MongoDB databases
  • Experience with University Network and Central Systems



Full Time/Part Time:

Full Time

Number of Hours Worked per Week:


Job FTE:


Work Calendar:


Job Category:

Information Technology

Benefits Eligible:

Yes - Full Benefits

Rate of Pay:


Compensation Type:

salary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE)



Career Stream and Level:


Job Family:

Web Sites & Applications

Job Function:

Information Technology

Type of criminal background check required::

Fingerprint criminal background check (security sensitive due to title or department)

Number of Vacancies:


Target Hire Date:

Expected End Date:

Contact Information for Candidates:

Iqbal Hossain
[email protected]
(520) 621-4632

Open Date:


Open Until Filled:


Documents Needed to Apply:

Resume and Cover Letter

Special Instructions to Applicant:

Diversity Statement:

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 an Hispanic-serving institution and a Native American/Alaska Native-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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