Description: Remote Sensing Data Manager
Illinois State Geological Survey
Prairie Research Institute - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
We are seeking an individual to manage, process, maintain, and enable public access to remote sensing and related geospatial data, and ancillary information including, (a) airborne Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) point cloud data, (b) vector and raster LiDAR data derivatives, (c) digital orthoimagery, (d) metadata, (e) quality assurance and quality control measurements.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in geography, geology, or applicable discipline with 5 years related industry or research experience. Experience in processing and with scientific applications of remote sensing data, principally LiDAR and orthoimagery. Experience with ESRI ArcGIS software and knowledge of database, geospatial, and enhanced elevation data file formats. Prefer master’s degree in geography, geology, or applicable discipline with 2 years related industry or research experience as well as experience with electronic data stewardship including developing data management plans.
Applications must be received by December 14, 2012. To apply, all candidates must submit an online profile through jobs.illinois.edu by the close of the posting period. Qualified candidates must upload a letter of application which details qualifications noted above, résumé, and the names, addresses, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three professional references. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or 217-244-2401.
The University of Illinois is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer.