[ES_JOBS_NET] Manager, Geoscience Data, University of Nevada, Reno (UNR)

Christine Wiedinmyer Christine.Wiedinmyer at Colorado.EDU
Wed Feb 14 19:59:57 MST 2018


Manager, Geoscience Data

The University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) appreciates your interest in employment at our growing institution. We want your application process to go smoothly and quickly. We ask that you keep in mind the following when completing your application:
*        Once you start the application process you cannot save your work. Please ensure you have all required attachment(s) available to complete your application before you begin the process.
*        Required attachments are listed below on the posting. Your application will not be considered without the required attachments.
*        Please note that applications must be submitted prior to the close of the recruitment. Once a recruitment has closed, applications will no longer be accepted.

If you need assistance or have questions regarding the application process, please contact the Human Resources helpline at (775) 784-1495 or jobs at unr.edu<mailto:jobs at unr.edu>.

For clinical physicians, if you have questions or need assistance regarding the application process, please contact the clinical physician recruitment helpline at (775) 784-6778.

Job Description

The Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology at the University of Nevada, Reno is seeking applications for a Geoscience Data Manager. The duties of this position include building and maintaining databases and other delivery mechanisms to make over 300,000 items in NBMG's digital and physical collection available to the public, UNR researchers, and NBMG faculty and staff. The manager will organize and update large data sets as needed, manage the conversion of legacy hard-copy information to digital formats, design and maintain relational database management systems that integrate with existing data systems, develop access control mechanisms for core NBMG databases, update our web delivery systems to ensure effective data discoverability and accessibility, and educate the many user groups on the reliability and availability of the data sets.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree and two years or Master's Degree and one year of experience in coursework or work experience in Computer Science, Geoinformatics, Database Administration, Geology, Geography, or a related field; experience in developing and/or using relational database management, data preservation, and custom web applications.

Certification and Licensure

Driver's License

Schedule or Travel Requirements

Occasional travel

Compensation Grade


Department Information

The Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology (NBMG) is a public service unit of the University of Nevada, Reno, and serves as the state geological survey for Nevada.  NBMG's mission is to obtain, maintain and broadly disseminate geologic information from Nevada, including data on the geologic framework, natural resources, and geologic hazards of the state, in order to facilitate public safety and sustainable development.  NBMG houses the Great Basin Science and Sample Records Library (GBSSRL), which is a unique collection of information and physical samples from Nevada mining activity, geothermal, oil, and gas exploration, engineering geology, hydrology, historical aerial photography, and much more.

Contact Information: Sharee Williams at (775) 682-8795 or shareew at unr.edu


Full-Time Equivalent

Required Attachment(s)

Attach the following attachments to the Resume/CV section of your application. The system will accept multiple attachments to this section of the application up to 5MB.  Please contact jobs at unr.edu, the day you apply, if assistance is needed with attachments.

Cover letter including description of qualifications and prior experience
Contact information for three professional references

Posting Close Time

This posting will close at 12:00 am on the date listed below.

Posting Close Date

Note to Applicant

A background check will be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire.

HR will attempt to verify academic credentials upon receipt of hiring documents. If the academic credentials cannot be verified, HR will notify the faculty member that an official transcript of their highest degree must be submitted within thirty days of the faculty member's first day of employment.

References will be contacted at the appropriate phase of the recruitment process.

Applicants hired on a federal contract may be subject to E-Verify.

As part of the hiring process, applicants for positions in the Nevada System of Higher Education may be required to demonstrate the ability to perform job-related tasks.

For positions that require driving, evidence of a valid driver's license will be required at the time of employment and as a condition of continued employment.

Schedules are subject to change based on organizational needs.

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