[MARMAM] Data Management position available at NOAA Fisheries, Southwest Fisheries Science Center

Jessica Redfern Jessica.Redfern at noaa.gov
Tue Sep 19 17:14:49 PDT 2006


Could you please post the following announcement for a data management 
position at NOAA Fisheries, Southwest Fisheries Science Center? Please 
let me know if you need any additional information. Thank you!


Jessica Redfern


Data Manager
Ecosystem Studies Program
Protected Resources Division*
*Southwest** Fisheries Science Center**
NOAA Fisheries
La Jolla, California*

*http://swfsc.noaa.gov/prd-ecology.aspx *

*Position description:*

The Ecosystem Studies Program at Southwest Fisheries Science Center, 
NOAA Fisheries, is seeking a technician to assume data management and 
processing responsibilities. This person will work under the supervision 
of Team Leaders in oceanography, mid-trophic species, and apex predators 
to establish and implement data management practices, and may assist 
senior scientists with research. The person filling this position must 
be highly organized, detail-oriented, and have strong interpersonal 
skills. Field work is not required but is possible, pending interests of 
successful applicant. Specific responsibilities include:

- assist Team Leaders in developing a data management system

- write computer programs to edit previously collected data sets

- archive data sets collected on annual research cruises

- create and manage a website to fulfill data requests and track users 
of Ecosystem Studies Program data sets

- design and maintain Microsoft Access databases

- enter all Ecosystem Studies data sets into ERSI’s ArcGIS

- serve as a GIS consultant for senior scientists, developing maps as needed

- prepare technical memoranda documenting data collection protocols and 
preliminary results following annual research cruises

- process data relating to mid and top trophic-level marine organisms

*Required skills and expertise:*

- Programming expertise in one or more languages (e.g., Perl or Visual 

- Expertise in the design and construction of Microsoft Access 
databases, queries, and reports

- Experience with ESRI’s ArcGIS

- Experience designing and maintaining database-driven web sites

- Strong writing skills

* *

*Preferred skills and expertise:*

- Experience with SQL

- Experience in developing metadata

*Additional Information:*

*Salary:* Starting salary between $45,000 and $51,000, depending upon 
qualifications. Potential for salary increase, subject to performance.

*Benefits: *Health benefits package included.

*Term of employment:* 12-month contract with potential for renewal.

*Application deadline: *October 15, 2006**

*Start date: *The preferred start date is November 1, 2006, although 
alternatives dates will be considered.

*To apply, please send a cover letter describing your qualifications, a 
resume, and list of three professional references (phone numbers and 
e-mail contacts) to:*

Dr. Jessica Redfern

Jessica.Redfern at noaa.gov <mailto:Jessica.Redfern at noaa.gov>


Dr. Jessica Redfern


8604 La Jolla Shores Drive

La Jolla, CA 92037


*For questions and inquiries, please contact*:

Dr. Jessica Redfern, Jessica.Redfern at noaa.gov 
<mailto:Jessica.Redfern at noaa.gov>

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