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Assistant Director for Information Services

Job Summary
May 19, 2017
Salary Range:

78,000 to 82,000

Location:

Bloomington

Employer:

Indiana Geological Survey @ Indiana University

Type:

Full Time

About the Indiana Geological Survey

The Indiana Geological Survey is a research institute of Indiana University and located on the campus in Bloomington, Indiana. The mission of the survey is to provide geologic information and counsel that contribute to the wise stewardship of the energy, mineral, and water resources of the state.

Since 1837, the health, safety, and welfare of Indiana's citizenry have benefited through a combination of Indiana Geological Survey activities including:

  • Focused research initiatives and cooperative investigations with governmental agencies businesses and industries, and educational organizations.
  • Geologic sample and data collection and archiving Dissemination of information in many forms, including published maps, reports, databases, and educational outreach programs.

Job Description

The Assistant Director for Information Services, an integral member of the IGS Administration, manages the day-to-day operations of the Information Service Division activities, where the ADIS advises, coordinates, and facilitates the division projects. The ADIS directs the Information Services staff, reviews all proposals, publications, and major deliverables, establishes project and program goals, and assures that staff projects and programs represent the goals of the organization. The ADIS manages and oversees the physical building facilities, field services, and the institute’s vehicle motor pool, serves as the building representative to IU Facility Operations, and chairs the IGS Safety and Emergency Action Committee.

The incumbent must keep current with emerging information technologies (hardware and software) and maintain a functional knowledge of geological and hydrological principles and standards to provide the services needed by the IGS research staff. As new IT needs are identified, the position must respond quickly with strategies and provide innovative services to meet research needs. Must work closely with the research staff, adjust personnel and budget priorities, and seek funding from outside agencies. The position must determine how best to use the limited funding of the organization and still provide state-of-the art technology to meet research staff needs.

More Info:

Application deadline is June 29, 2017, with an anticipated starting date of September 1, 2017 or sooner. A complete application includes a cover letter to the Director, resume, and contacts for three references with your online application at https://iujobs.peopleadmin.com/postings/35300

Education

Bachelor’s degree in an information technology/services field required (Master’s degree highly preferred), with at least five years of experience in management, preferably in the information services sector

Requirements

Knowledge of software packages used in office work (Microsoft Office suite), illustration (Adobe Creative suite), cartography (Esri suite), and scientific studies (i.e., Matlab, R, Golden software suites). Functional understanding of network hardware and software, desktop computers, and mobile devices. Clear writing skills and speaking/communication ability. Basic knowledge of earth science principles.




RESEARCH GEOLOGIST (STRATIGRAPHER)

Job Summary
April 25, 2017
Salary Range:

$55,000-65,000

Location:

Bloomington, IN

Employer:

Indiana Geological Survey

Type:

Full Time

About the Indiana Geological Survey

The Indiana Geological Survey is a research institute of Indiana University and located on the campus in Bloomington, Indiana. The mission of the survey is to provide geologic information and counsel that contribute to the wise stewardship of the energy, mineral, and water resources of the state.

Since 1837, the health, safety, and welfare of Indiana's citizenry have benefited through a combination of Indiana Geological Survey activities including:

  • Focused research initiatives and cooperative investigations with governmental agencies businesses and industries, and educational organizations.
  • Geologic sample and data collection and archiving Dissemination of information in many forms, including published maps, reports, databases, and educational outreach programs.

Job Description

Research geologist performs geologic mapping and basic and applied research relating to the geology of Indiana’s bedrock and associated resources. Participates in externally funded programs such as the USGS National Cooperative Geologic Mapping Program (STATEMAP and Great Lakes Geologic Mapping Coalition). Applies specialized geological and related training to the stratigraphy and sedimentology of Indiana’s bedrock. Uses GIS, database, remote sensing, and other software for analysis and depiction of Indiana’s geology. Prepares proposals for external funding. Serves as critical reviewer for professional papers and abstracts and presents papers at professional meetings. Responds to external geological service requests, including government officials, consultants, and citizens. Coordinates and conducts research with federal, state, and local agencies and other universities. Communicates basic scientific findings in lectures, field trips, geologic maps, professional reports, and other publications.

More Info:

Application deadline is June 1, 2017, with an anticipated starting date of August 1, 2017 or sooner. A complete application includes a cover letter to the Director, resume, and contacts for three references with your online application at https://jobs.iu.edu/

Education

Master’s degree required, PhD preferred, with course work in the stratigraphy and sedimentology of depositional systems.

Requirements

Three years of related experience is required. Demonstrated ability to formulate a research project, obtain funding, and bring it through to publication. Working knowledge of the sedimentology and stratigraphy of sedimentary sequences. Must have excellent communication skills, be well organized, and able to direct and supervise support staff. Requires outstanding interpersonal skills and the ability and desire to communicate geological information. Ability to communicate scientific findings in lectures, field trips, maps, professional journals, and other publications. Must be able to use the laboratory and field equipment that characterizes the physical and chemical properties of earth materials. Uses GIS, database, statistical, remote sensing, and other geological software for the analysis and depiction of earth materials. Must be able to lift at least 50 pounds and walk over rough terrain, and obtain an Indiana driver’s license. Must be willing to travel both in Indiana and out of state and present findings at conferences.




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