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| || Geospatial Data Analyst |
| || Geospatial Data Analyst |
| || Campus: Tempe |
| || Research Operations |
| || Library-Access Services |
| || Full-Time |
| || EXEC VP/PROVOST |
| || Open |
| || This is not a grant funded position and is not contingent on future grant funding. |
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| || $58,032 - $81,000; per year DOE |
| || 01-September-2017 |
| || ASU Library seeks a talented Geospatial Data Analyst to join its new Map and Geospatial Hub.|
The Geospatial Data Analyst is a highly organized, detail-focused, service-oriented professional serving as a core member of the Library’s Map and Geospatial Hub. S/he coordinates workflows associated with building ASU Library’s spatial data infrastructures, involving the entire data acquisition and dissemination pipeline: from identifying new sources of public and proprietary datasets; facilitating data delivery/transmission processes from those sources; manipulating and managing raw vector and raster datasets; creating corresponding metadata records adhering to industry-compliant schema standards; loading data and metadata into a customized ASU metadata discovery and data clearinghouse; producing derivative, value-added data products and their associated metadata; and assisting with the strategization of geospatial data processing, documentation, and dissemination methods within an increasingly dynamic and collaborative library environment serving the University and broader communities.
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- Actively search for, identify, and gather new geospatial datasets from public and private sources.
- Optimize the discoverability of datasets by constructing robust metadata records conforming to appropriate schema standards.
- Populate a custom-built geospatial data discovery platform with datasets well-documented with easily searchable metadata records.
- Create intuitive, flexible, and long-lasting data and metadata file management structures.
- Develop ETL methods for batch harvesting metadata from existing repositories, including relevant crosswalks and other ingestion methods.
- Write technical documentation, such as SOPs and other internal manuals, for metadata production workflows and data/metadata file management procedures.
- Train fellow staff and assistants on data and metadata management workflows.
- Teach instructional workshop sessions for non-specialists on data/metadata discovery and access tools, as well as on the overall purpose and importance of quality geospatial metadata.
- Add value to existing geospatial datasets and produce derivative data products and corresponding metadata records.
- Actively participate in the geospatial community while regularly consulting with colleagues on best practices and the state-of-the-art/state-of-the-science.
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Master's degree in Geography, GIScience, Computer Science, or Information Systems AND three (3) years of demonstrated competency as evidenced by professional work experience with geospatial software applications, data, and metadata and/or a Certificate in Geographic Information Systems; OR, Any combination of education and/or experience from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.
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- Experience managing geospatial data and imagery resources. (5 years)
- Experience in both open source and proprietary GIS processing and cataloging applications.
- Experience designing and implementing enterprise geodatabases.
- Experience in both open source and proprietary RDMS applications.
- Demonstrated knowledge with basic scripting languages, e.g., SQL and Python.
- Experience in working within and across computer operating systems.
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- Activities are performed in an environmentally controlled office setting subject to extended periodsof sitting, standing and walking Frequent physical demands include stooping, bending, reaching,lifting up to 25 pounds and pushing objects of varying weights up to 100 pounds
- Exposure to dust and other airborne materials
- Regularly required to access books and other physical items from shelves up to 7 feet in heightrequiring climbing library ladders
- May be required to travel between library locations to deliver and/or retrieve materials using anelectric powered cart.
- Close review of completed tasks
- May oversee assignments to student workers to ensure timely completion and/or to provideguidance or assistance to questions
| || The Arizona State University, ASU Libraries is a leader in innovative customer service and in the strength of its collections; it ranks in the top 40 research libraries in North America. ASU’s programs for online-only students are growing rapidly and the library is innovating to serve that audience as well. The ASU Libraries include nine physical locations: Fletcher Library at the West campus, the Library at the Downtown Phoenix campus, the Library at the Polytechnic campus, the Library at the Thunderbird campus (International Business Information Centre – IBIC), and the four libraries on the Tempe campus: Hayden Library, Noble Science and Engineering Library, Music Library, and Architecture and Environmental Design Library. In addition, the Ross-Blakely Law Library serves the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law. The Libraries of ASU support over 90,000 full-time and part-time students and over 3,000 faculty. |
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Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 90,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation's fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe.
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| || ASU conducts pre-employment screening which may include verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications. |
| || ASU conducts pre-employment screening for all positions which includes a criminal background check, verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the background check. |
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Application deadline is 3:00PM Arizona time on the date indicated.
Please include all employment information in month/year format (e.g., 6/88 to 8/94), job title, job duties and name of employer for each position.
Resume should clearly illustrate how prior knowledge and experience meets the Minimum and Desired qualifications of this position.
ASU does not pay for travel expenses associated with interviews, unless otherwise indicated.
Only electronic applications are accepted for this position.