Position open: Information Technology Specialist, USDA/ARS

Marty Sachs msachs at uiuc.edu
Mon Jul 15 15:34:35 EST 2002


USDA
RESEARCH, EDUCATION, AND ECONOMICS
Agricultural Research Service
VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

Position Title: Information Technology Specialist
Series/Grade: GS-2210-07/09
Promotion Potential: GS-11
Salary: GS-07 $37,458 - $48,698; GS-09 $44,786 - $58,218
Type of Appointment: Permanent
Location of Position: Soybean/Maize Germplasm, Pathology, Genetics
Research, Urbana, IL
Announcement Number: ARS-X2W-2364
Opening Date: July 15, 2002
Closing Date: August 12, 2002
Area of Consideration: ALL U.S. CITIZENS

APPLICATIONS WILL ALSO BE ACCEPTED FROM USDA SURPLUS AND FEDERAL
DISPLACED EMPLOYEES IN THE COMMUTING AREA.

DUTIES: The incumbent serves as applications software and data base
manager for the USDA/ARS Maize Genetics Cooperation - Stock Center.
Establishes and operates a unified, computer-based system of acquiring,
managing, utilizing, and distributing data for and about the Stock
Center's collection; curates maize genetic stock data on Germplasm
Resources Information Network (GRIN) database and the Maize Genome
Database (MaizeDB); develops links between GRIN, MaizeDB database and
other systems; improves and develops database applications for efficient
seed request processing and record keeping and for producing field
books; establishes a data acquisition and management system to track
seed inventories and pedigrees; compiles and prepares data for
presentation on the world wide web; and assists in research associated
with the maize genetic stocks collection.

For additional information, please see:
http://www.afm.ars.usda.gov/divisions/hrd/vacancy/X2W-2364.htm

For information on applying, please see:

http://www.ars.usda.gov/careers/

Contact information on the application procedure:

Location contact: Barbara Donsbach <barbarad at uiuc.edu>, 217-244-3261

Name and phone number of Servicing Specialist: Gloria Snipes,
301-504-1582

Submit applications to:

USDA, Agricultural Research Service
Human Resources Division
ATTN: Western Services Branch, ARS-X2W-2364
5601 Sunnyside Avenue
Beltsville, MD 20705-5106

FAX applications to: 301-504-1535
E-MAIL applications to: scirecruit at ars.usda.gov

For further information about the position, contact:

Marty Sachs <msachs at uiuc.edu>

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Marty Sachs                 msachs at uiuc.edu     (217) 244-0864

          Maize Genetics Cooperation - Stock Center
S-123 Turner Hall           maize at uiuc.edu [stock requests]
1102 S. Goodwin Ave.        (217) 333-6631 [phone]
Urbana, IL  61801-4798      (217) 333-6064 [FAX]
                 http://www.uiuc.edu/ph/www/maize [URL]
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