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Geospatial Project Manager

Athens, Ohio Ohio University

Job Title Geospatial Project Manager

Applications Accepted From Public: Open to the public

Special Instructions to Applicants
This is a grant-funded position. Employment is contingent upon continued funding from the grant provider.
Please complete the online application and attach required documents. Required documents include a detailed cover letter, current resume, as list of at least three (3) professional references with current details, including email addresses.
The position will remain open until filled. For full consideration, please apply by May 16, 2018.

This position is eligible for the following benefits: Level 2 – Sick Leave; Vacation; Holidays Paid; Winter Break Closure; Retirement

Posting Number ********S

Job Description
The Geospatial Project Manager will perform project management functions for the School related to using spatial data, data visualization, and working with ‘big data’ to support ongoing School projects and goals and assist with management, supervision, and external promotion of innovative uses of data acquisition, data analysis, and data visualization. This position will contribute to the efforts to enhance the use of spatial data analysis, collaborate across project teams to pursue new projects, and ensure the Voinovich School remains on the cutting-edge of geospatial technology. This position provides project management support to the School’s Geospatial and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Program which is supported through grant-sponsored research with the State of Ohio and a number of local and federal agencies.
This position will directly apply knowledge of GIS, data visualization, and big data tools to advise communities as part of technical assistance and consulting efforts. This position will compile, analyze, and display data using current GIS, data visualization, and big data techniques and research, extract, and analyze digital data and imagery; create new and leverage existing geospatial databases. This position will also perform GIS application engineering development; customize product generation; perform customer information analysis.
This position is part-time and not eligible for Ohio University provided medical benefits.

Minimum Qualifications
Master’s degree in Geography, Environmental Studies, Geology, Biology, Anthropology, Sociology or related fields AND at least 6 years of work experience is required. Candidates may substitute Bachelor’s degree and at least 3 years of work history and experience deemed to be exemplary for consideration.
Valid driver’s license and ability to travel. Ability to work nights and weekends as needed.
A demonstrated ability to work in a very dynamic and technically demanding work environment.
Knowledge and proficiency with software, databases, and other tools relevant to the field.

Preferred Qualifications
Previous experience in and knowledge of applied GIS, data visualization, and big data work, project management skills, community engagement experience would be strong assets for this position and also preferred.
GIS Professional (GISP) certificate, membership(s) in URISA, OGRIP, etc. are preferable, but not required.
Previous experience in and knowledge of energy and environmental research programs and
energy and environmental policy is preferred but not required.

Department Voinovich Schl of Leadership & Public Affairs

Pay Rate
Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Job Open Date 05/09/2018

Posting Close Date
This position will remain open until filled. For full consideration, please apply by May 16, 2018.

Job Category Administrative – Non Exempt-Hourly

Months 12

Planning Unit Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs

Work Schedule
TBD

Campus Athens

Expected hours worked per week 10-20 hours per week

Expected duration of assignment ongoing

Applicants may contact this person if they have questions about this position. Mike Finney, ***************

Diversity Statement
Ohio University is committed to creating a respectful and inclusive educational and workplace environment. Ohio University is an equal access/equal opportunity and affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to building and maintaining a diverse workforce. Women, persons of color, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Ohio University is a member of the OH/Western PA/WV Higher Education Recruitment Consortium. *******************
Job Information

Employment Type Part-Time Regular

Job Family/Subfamily Research & Labs-Physical Sciences

Career Track & Level IC 4

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Applicant Documents
Required Documents
Resume/Curriculum Vitae
Cover Letter
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