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ADMINISTRATIVE & PROFESSIONAL POSITION #FY13-100
June 14, 2013

POSITION TITLE
SPECIALIST

HIRING UNIT
COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES - DEPARTMENT OF GEOGRAPHY

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES
The purpose of this position is to assist with the management of the Mine Map Preservation Grant.

Primary duties include but are not limited to:

• Assisting in the organization and management of the archival process and spatial rectification
of abandoned mine maps

• Supervising, training, and assigning work to graduate assistants working on the project

• Validating the project deliverables according to Grant and Client specifications

• Interacting with the Office of Mines & Minerals Project Coordinator in instances such as an emergency
request for maps related to a subsidence event or requests for maps in support of a presentation
to Springfield IDNR

• Preparing periodic project progress reports to submit to the Director, Assistant Director, and Client

• Participating in periodic formal project progress meetings

• Assisting with improvements and the effectiveness of project management

• Performing other duties related to the job as assigned by the Assistant Program Director

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
• Master's Degree in Geography with an emphasis in Geographic Information Systems and Remote Sending.

• Former employment working on the Mine Map Preservation Project at the Laboratory for Applied Spatial
Analysis, SIUE.

• Extensive knowledge with reading and interpreting the technical drawings and workings of underground mine maps.

• Work experience with image processing involving rectification and resampling techniques, along with various other
spatial/spectral image enhancement techniques.

• Project work experience with GIS and image processing software: ERDAS Image and ArcGIS Desktop.

• Experience with scanning maps using a CIS wide format scanner.

• Working knowledge of spatial data modeling using both vector and raster formats.

• Experience with map design and cartographic output to various digital and hard copy media.

• Ability to write project progress reports.

TERMS OF APPOINTMENT
Professional staff, non-bargaining, term July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2016, 100%.

SOURCE OF FUNDS
Federal

SALARY RANGE
$40,680 per year

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS
June 28, 2013

APPLICATION PROCESS
Candidates should include, with their resume, a letter of application describing their relevant experience and interest in the position, list of references and academic transcripts.

Please submit all nominations, applications, and communications to:

Nancy Davis
College of Arts and Sciences - Department of Geography
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Box 1456
Edwardsville, IL 62026-1608

*Electronic submissions are preferred and can be sent to nadavis@siue.edu.

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