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System Analyst/Programmer

Job Summary
April 14, 2017
Salary Range:

$55,000 - $63,000

Location:

Bloomington

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

Write custom applications that support enterprise databases, geographic information systems, Web-based applications, and Internet Map Services. Work with staff, business partners, and granting agencies to determine their programming needs, and develop custom applications and design integrated solutions that adhere to accepted, proven development architectures and standards, using IU’s Web Content Management System where appropriate. Work in a team environment with staff that has primary responsibilities for network administration, database systems, geographic information systems, and Website management. Position is critical in managing, supporting, and maintaining all of the Institute’s websites and their security.

More Info:

Application deadline is May 18, 2017, with an anticipated starting date of July 1, 2017 or sooner. A complete application includes a cover letter to the Director, resume, and contacts for three references with your online application.

Education

Bachelor's degree in Informatics or related field required; Master’s degree preferred. Combination of relevant education and experience will be considered.

Requirements

At least three years relevant work experience that includes experience with development of web-based applications in a Microsoft IIS environment. Experience with the following systems/tools is required: server and client-side scripting, Microsoft SQL Server or other relational databases, HTML, CSS, PHP, MySQL, JavaScript, and jQuery, Python, C#, Javascript, and CSS. Experience with GeoJson, ArcGIS API, ColdFusion, XML, XSLT, is highly desirable. Must be able to lift 25 pounds and be able to travel throughout the state, occasionally work more than 40 hours per week when required, with occasional stays overnight to provide presentations and attend conferences. Must have or be able to obtain a valid Indiana driver’s license.




Geological Material Archivist and Collections Manager

Job Summary
April 3, 2017
Salary Range:

$38,000 – 40,000

Location:

Bloomington, Indiana

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

Plan and conduct Geological Survey efforts to organize, catalogue, and archive physical samples and paper records, including rock and unconsolidated samples, maps, photographs, and field and laboratory records. Oversee the maintenance of collection digital archives and produce metadata for sample collections and records. Supervise and conduct activities that scan or enter in to databases geological information about the materials. Establish and maintain best practices for data collection and archives. Seek funding from federal, state and local agencies to advance data preservation activities, and manage external grants related to data preservation. Handle inquiries from IGS staff, other government agencies, academia, companies, and the general public about physical and digital collections at the Geological Survey and mines and fuel and mineral production in the state.

More Info:

Application deadline is April 27, 2017, with an anticipated starting date of June 1, 2017 or sooner. A complete application includes a cover letter to the Director, resume, and contacts for three references with your online application.

Education

Bachelors, Masters preferred, certifications or coursework in conservation and collection management

Requirements

Minimum Experience:
2 years, 5 years preferred

Required knowledge, skills, and abilities:
Conservation skills such as treatments for works on paper and photographic prints, including humidification, cleaning, and mending. Expertise in scanning, resolution, and image adjustments. Collection management and database development and maintenance skills. Clear writing skills. Advanced use of Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite. Personal and public relation skills working with Survey staff and individuals external to the Survey.




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