[ES_JOBS_NET] Data Manager for National Ballast Information Clearinghouse at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center

Falsone, Laura FalsoneL at si.edu
Thu Mar 12 09:03:32 MDT 2015

The National Ballast Information Clearinghouse (NBIC) seeks a Data Manager who will perform quality control tasks on ballast water data (e.g., data proofing, standardizing data fields and formats, identification and removal of duplicate reporting records). The Data Manager will help populate NBIC relational databases with ballast water reporting and shipping data; he/she will communicate (via email) with commercial ship operators regarding mandatory ballast water report submissions to the NBIC. Under current federal regulations, ships with ballast water tanks are required to submit ballast water reporting forms to the NBIC upon arrival to any US port. This position requires extreme attention to detail and the ability to focus on one task without disruption. The incumbent will work closely with NBIC's Database Manager to ensure integrity of the NBIC database. The incumbent must be organized, familiar with creating and updating protocols, and able to multi-task efficiently and effectively.

Desired Qualifications and Experience: 
* Bachelor's degree or equivalent professional experience in biological, social, physical, or computer science.
* Strong written and oral communications with demonstrated ability to work as a team member. 
* Demonstrated initiative and independence.
* Knowledge of data management and analysis (e.g., database and/or spreadsheet analyses).

Applicants must: 
1. Submit application by 1 April 2015 for full consideration. Applications can be submitted via: 
           Email: falsonel at si.edu or
           Postal Mail: Laura Falsone (NBIC Data Manager)
           Smithsonian Environmental Research Center 
           PO Box 28, 647 Contees Wharf Road 
           Edgewater, MD 21037 USA 
2. Include a photo copy of college transcript and a resume that clearly describes your work experience, education and training as it relates to the duties 	of the position. 
3. Include a cover letter that describes how your experience, education and training relate to the Desired Qualifications above. 

For additional information about the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center and the National Ballast Information Clearinghouse, please see: www.serc.si.edu and http://invasions.si.edu/nbic/

Laura Falsone
Administrative Assistant
Marine Invasion Research Laboratory
Smithsonian Environmental Research Center
647 Contees Wharf Road
P.O. Box 28
Edgewater, Maryland USA 21037

falsonel at si.edu

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