Geospatial Data Analyst, Illinois State Geological Survey Prairie Research Institute @ University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
The Illinois State Geological Survey (ISGS) is seeking an individual to develop and manage digital geographic data within a geographic information system (GIS) and collaborate with others in the map creation and publication process. The individual will work within the Quaternary and Engineering Geology Section, a team dedicated to basic and applied research related to the geology, history, climate, and ecology of recent geologic time, as well as the application of the geologic sciences to the practical problems of engineering and natural hazards. The ISGS, which is part of the Prairie Research Institute at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, is located in the Natural Resources Building on the University's 700-acre campus. The ISGS is a premier state geological survey serving the needs of Illinois with earth science information relevant to the state's environmental quality, economic vitality, and public safety Qualifications include: Bachelor’s degree in geography, natural resources, or related discipline; Master’s degree is preferred; knowledge of earth science and principles of cartography; knowledge of GIS software (preferably ArcGIS) and graphics (preferably Adobe Creative Suite) software and database, geospatial, and graphic data and file formats; and knowledge of basic principles of relational databases and software such as MS Access.
Applications must be received by September 27, 2013. To apply all candidates must submit an online profile throughhttps://jobs.illinois.edu/ by the close of the posting period. Qualified candidates must upload a letter of application which details qualifications noted above, a résumé, and the names, addresses, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three professional references. Applicants are strongly encouraged to include in their résumés Internet links to examples of their current GIS and related projects and a brief description of their level of responsibility for each project. All requested information must be submitted for your application to be considered. Incomplete information will not be reviewed. For further information please contact Lori Walston-Vonderharr, Human Resources, Illinois State Geological Survey, at email@example.com or 217-244-2401.
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