[ES_JOBS_NET] Project Manager, Ecosystem Science & Sustainability Department, Colorado State University

Christine Wiedinmyer christin at ucar.edu
Thu Feb 16 06:02:22 MST 2017


    Project Manager

Working Title 	Project Manager
Research Professional Position 	Yes
Posting Number 	201700112AP
Position Type 	Admin Professional/Research Professional
Number of Vacancies 	
Work Hours/Week 	40
Proposed Annual Salary Range 	35000
Desired Start Date 	03/20/2017
Position End Date (if temporary) 	
Open Posting Date 	
Open Until Filled 	Yes
To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm 
(MT) on 	03/01/2017
Description of Work Unit 	

The Ecosystem Science & Sustainability Department is a teaching and 
research unit of Colorado State University. Faculty include ecologists, 
watershed scientists, and programmers that teach ecology and watershed 
science as well as conduct research on international and national issues 
of ecology and watershed science. The department is one of five academic 
departments in the Warner College of Natural Resources.

Position Summary 	

Project manager for aNASA-funded citizen science project on intermittent 
streams. Manager will organize workshops to recruit citizen scientists, 
develop and maintain citizen science database, install and maintain 
streamflow sensors, and assist withGISand remote sensing data collection 
and processing.

Required Job Qualifications 	

Bachelor’s degree in watershed science, geography, or similar area
Related field work experience
Must have a valid driver’s license or the ability to obtain a driver’s 
license or access to a licensed driver by the employment start date.

Preferred Job Qualifications 	

Master’s degree in a related field
Experience with installing and maintaining streamflow sensors
Experience working withGPS
Skills with geospatial data processing including ArcGIS, watershed 
delineation, and Landsat data
Strong interpersonal skills
Strong written and oral communication skills

Diversity Statement 	

•Reflecting departmental and institutional values, candidates are 
expected to have the ability to advance the Department’s commitment to 
diversity and inclusion.

      Essential Duties

Job Duty Category 	Citizen science data portal

Assist with developing and maintaining data portal. Design online data 
entry site through CitSci.org. Evaluate user requests for participation, 
and approve sites uploaded by participants. Regularly check uploaded 
data for quality and train research assistants to aid with data quality 
checks. This is the second of three main portions of the project, which 
requires a data portal for citizen scientists to enter stream flow 

Percentage Of Time 	40

Job Duty Category 	Sensor network maintenance

Coordinate installation and maintenance of stream flow sensors. Select 
new field locations for field sensors using geospatial analysis and 
field review. Order and prepare equipment for field installation. 
Organize field crews to conduct field visits for sensor installation and 
maintenance. Download data, check for quality, and archive data on 
network server. This is one of three main portions of the project, which 
requires a network of sensors to monitor stream stage.

Percentage Of Time 	20

Job Duty Category 	Outreach

Recruit participants and communicate with network. Organize annual 
workshop to recruit citizen scientists. Contact partners, select meeting 
venue, develop agenda, compile meeting materials. Contribute to writing 
newsletter articles and collecting photos and other images for 
newsletters. Identify partners for joining the network, and add these to 
an outreach list for newsletter distribution. Project success requires a 
large and engaged network of citizen scientists.

Percentage Of Time 	20

Job Duty Category 	Data management

Keep database updated and organized. Checks data from sensors, remote 
sensing, and citizen scientists for quality. Archives raw data and 
quality-checked data in a server location. Writes metadata documents to 
describe each dataset. The database is the scientific resource being 
created through this project, and it must be well-maintained to be useable.

Percentage Of Time 	20

      Application Details

Special Instructions to Applicants 	

Please include cover letter, resume and list of three professional 

References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates.

Conditions of Employment 	Pre-employment Criminal Background Check 
(required for new hires)
Search Contact 	Stephanie.Kampf at colostate.edu
EEO Statement 	

Colorado State University is committed to providing an environment that 
is free from discrimination and harassment based on race, age, creed, 
color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, 
veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity 
or expression, or pregnancy and will not discharge or in any other 
manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have 
inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of 
another employee or applicant. Colorado State University is an equal 
opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to 
achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Colorado 
State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding 
non-discrimination and affirmative action. The Office of Equal 
Opportunity is located in 101 Student Services.

Background Check Policy Statement 	

Colorado State University (CSU) strives to provide a safe study, work, 
and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. 
To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and 
regulations,CSUconducts background checks. The type of background check 
conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, 
criminal (felony and misdemeanor) history, sex offender registry, motor 
vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. 
Background checks will be conducted when required by law or contract and 
when, in the discretion of the university, it is reasonable and prudent 
to do so.

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