This is an early notice for a yet to be posted job position with the
GeoCenter in the US Agency for International Development,
This position is located in Washington, DC and is open to US Citizens with
the ability to obtain Security Clearance.
The GeoCenter is a specialized team dedicated to helping USAID staff visualize geographic relationships between programs, people, and their environment. The team works directly with Missions, Washington-based bureaus, and technical offices to apply geographic analysis to development challenges. The overarching goal of the GeoCenter is to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of USAID's work by augmenting the Agency's capacity to incorporate geography into the design, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of USAID's development programs.
We are looking for a person that can be the training coordinator, help with messaging and communications, assist with the development of excellent cartographic products, and possibly focus on librarian type data organization.
The criteria we are considering most is listed below for your consideration.
1. Communications person- Outreach messages, website content management, social media lead
2. Training Lead- coordinates several training programs a year, works with GeoCenter analyst to develop programs and instructional content, runs logistics for getting students to training and executing event
3. Cartography- ability and eagerness to develop excellent maps and cartography products. Use analysis from other team members, plus perform some analysis for maps.
4. USAID and/or international development experience is strongly desired.
5. Secret level clearance
If you may be interested in this position, please send Demian Rybock, drybock@gmail dot com, an email with "GeoCenter GIS Coordinator Position" in the subject. He will not be reviewing applications for this position. When the official position is posted, Demian will reply to those who contacted me with the details on how to apply.