Support Scientist for NOAA’s Coral Reef Information System

The University of Maryland/Earth System Science Interdisciplinary Center/Cooperative Institute for Satellite Earth System Studies (UMD/ESSIC/CISESS) is seeking candidates for a support scientist t

 

Date posted

Apr. 23, 2021 12:00 am

Application deadline

May 31, 2021 12:00 am

Organization

The University of Maryland/Earth System Science Interdisciplinary Center/Cooperative Institute for Satellite Earth System Studies (UMD/ESSIC/CISESS)

Location

  • United States

Job description

Support Scientist for NOAA’s Coral Reef Information System

Department: UMD/ESSIC/CISESS
Starting Salary: Commensurate with experience
Closing Date: Monday, May 31, 2021

Duties: 

The University of Maryland/Earth System Science Interdisciplinary Center/Cooperative Institute for Satellite Earth System Studies (UMD/ESSIC/CISESS) is seeking candidates for a support scientist to work on the Coral Reef Information System data management project at NOAA’s National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI) in Silver Spring. The Coral Reef Information System is a web-based portal which provides access to coral reef information, publications, data and data products. The candidate will support the CRCP Data Management efforts to ensure that data and publications produced through this program are accessible and discoverable through the CoRIS website. 

Responsibilities will include: 

  • Develop content for NOAA Coral Reef Conservation Program websites to highlight the work done by project scientists
  • Create webpages and perform routine updates to project websites
  • Support the development of data visualizations and graphics for the Communications Team
  • Examine data collections to verify the content of the collection, the suitability of the documentation, and other tasks necessary to prepare data and information for long-term preservation and data reuse. 

Duration

This position is currently funded for 1 year, with the possibility of extension to additional years.

Qualifications:
Required

  • Experience with HTML and responsive website design
  • Experience with MS Office Suite
  • Familiarity with Adobe Photoshop
  • Familiarity ESRI and ArcGIS software

Education

  • BS in Environmental Science or related field  with 1-3 years of experience

For more details

http://essic.umd.edu/joom2/index.php/employment/3082-support-scientist-for-noaas-coral-reef-information-system2