CHANGE - GIS Technician/Data Manager Position Available - NEW Closing Date is 20 October 2000

Date: 
9 October 2000

This position announcement was posted on 2 October 2000 but now has a
NEW Closing Date of 20 October 2000. For more information about this
changed GIS Technician/Data Manager position announcement, please
contact:

Institute of Arctic Biology
PO Box 757000
Irving I Building, Room 309, West Ridge
Fairbanks, AK 99775-7000
ATTN: MARTA CONNER (JOB 01-12)
FAX NO: 907-474-7666; PHONE NO: 907-474-6676

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Dear Colleagues,

The Institute of Arctic Biology is recruiting for a GIS Technician/Data
Manager who will provide support for a new remote GIS facility at the
Toolik Field Station.

JOB 01-12

UNIVERSITY OF ALASKA FAIRBANKS
INSTITUTE OF ARCTIC BIOLOGY
VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

___ Internal Recruitment __x_ External Recruitment ____ Student
Recruitment

POSITION: GIS Technician /Data Manager Full-time
SALARY: $21.47 (DOE)
OPENING DATE: September 18, 2000
CLOSING DATE: October 20, 2000

RESPONSIBILITIES: Provide development, system management, maintenance,
and support for a new remote GIS facility at Toolik Lake, Alaska for use
in mapping and data analysis of arctic ecosystem and for land use
planning; develop a Web-based component to the system science;
troubleshoot hardware, software, and maintain a local area network at
the field station. The candidate will spend approximately 2-3 months
living and working at the Toolik Field Station each summer, otherwise at
UAF.

QUALIFICATIONS: VALID DRIVER'S LICENSE

Demonstrated system-administration experience supporting microcomputers
and UNIX workstations, data management and analysis of spatial data,
demonstrated research experience.

Skills in working with end-users in a diverse computing environment
(Mac, Sun, PC, printers, scanners, plotters, digitizers); GPS systems;
working with a variety of spatial analysis packages, including ARC/INFO,
ArcView, LAS, and/or other remote sensing packages; Web design;
cartographic background using mapping software.

Ability to work as part of a research team; work in a remote field
environment; learn vegetation types.

Education/Experience, Masters Degree or equivalent experience in related
technical field as resource development, remote sensing, computer
sciences, mathematics, or statistics, demonstrated research experience,
preferably in ecological research, as part of a Masters or Ph.D.
program, and/or extensive work experience.

Working Hours: To be arranged
Job Duration: Full-time, term-funded
APPLICATION: Please submit a UAF Employment Application, cover letter,
resume, and two letters of reference to:

Institute of Arctic Biology
PO Box 757000
Irving I Building, Room 309, West Ridge
Fairbanks, AK 99775-7000
ATTN: MARTA CONNER (JOB 01-12)
FAX NO.: 907-474-7666; Ofc. No.: 907-474-6676

Applications may also be sent to fnmrc@uaf.edu. UAF Employment
Applications may be downloaded from
http://www.uaf.edu/uafhr/pdf_files/employment_app_0998.pdf

THE UNIVERSITY OF ALASKA IS AN EO/AA EMPLOYER AND EDUCATIONAL
INSTITUTION