JOB: Environmental Database Manager

julie england england at
Fri Aug 14 14:09:58 EST 1998

Environmental Database Manager Position Opening in Bloomington, Indiana

The Center for the Study of Institutions, Population, and Environmental
Change (CIPEC) at Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana, USA seeks a
flexible candidate with relational database knowledge who can perform
tasks associated with designing, developing, maintaining, and implementing
data management policies and data integrity requirements for its
environmental research program. This position is responsible for
developing and standardizing a methodology for integrating spatial and
social databases, performing remote sensing and GIS data and image
processing tasks, as well as working in a team environment to develop,
implement, and standardize protocols for these processing tasks.

Qualifications: Some college work in computer science, geography or a
related field; 2 years working in a GIS and remote sensing laboratory
situation; knowledge of relational database products and experience in
data modeling; proven programming abilities; excellent oral and written
communication skills; good interpersonal skills and ability to work as
part of a team. Preferred: 3-4 years of general computing experience
including familiarity with Windows NT and Unix; excellent skills for
developing, documenting and writing technical procedures; good project
management skills; interest in statistical analysis; knowledge of
geography; general hardware and software technical support; ability to
train others, and familiarity with software packages such as dBase,
FoxPro, Access, ArcView, ArcInfo, Imagine and Idrisi.

To apply, follow the instructions for "Applying for Positions: Support and
Service Staff Opportunities" on the IU Employment Information page at

Application Deadline: August 28, 1998.


The Center for the Study of Institutions, Population, and Environmental
Change (CIPEC) at Indiana University is an NSF-funded Center on the Human
Dimensions of Global Environmental Change. It focuses primarily on
long-term and systematic studies of deforestation and afforestation as
mediated by institutions and demographic processes in the Western
hemisphere. CIPEC brings together researchers from social and
environmental sciences to study the links between human behavior at the
household and community levels and regional and global change phenomena.
Our web page is located at

Indiana University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Julie England, Systems Analyst
Center for the Study of Institutions, Population and Environmental Change
408 N. Indiana, Bloomington, IN 47408 USA
Phone: 812-855-2230/Fax: 812-855-2634/Internet: england at

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