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Organization: Salisbury University
Title: GIS/Open Data Project Manager
Location: Salisbury, MD, USA
Application Deadline: 2017-08-07
Posted: 2017-06-07

Position Description:

GIS/Open Data Project Manager

Salisbury University, a member of the University System of Maryland, is a regionally accredited four-year comprehensive institution offering 58 distinct graduate and undergraduate programs. Located on the historic Eastern Shore, SU's beautiful campus is some 30 miles from the Atlantic beaches and 2.5 hours from Baltimore and Washington, D.C.

Salisbury University is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Project Manager.

Primary Job Duties: To manage all aspects of GIS/Open Data projects including project planning, setting the technical direction, and communicating with clients. Specific attention will be paid to open data initiatives, including open data software, working with various data formats, and developing ETL processes. The successful candidate must be able to provide GIS analyst support through data processing, database development, data management and analysis, data/process automation, and representation at meetings.

Minimum Qualifications Bachelors' degree and 3 - 5 years of GIS experience with project management experience. Must be detail oriented and have excellent interpersonal, customer service, organization and planning, prioritization, problem solving, follow through, time management, and oral & written communication skills. Also, must be flexible and possess the ability to successfully handle multiple tasks/projects simultaneously and work well under pressure, independently, and in a team-oriented environment. Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) is required.

Preferred Qualifications: Current GISP certification; proficiency with: ArcGis suite, Socrata software solutions, open data initiatives, data visualization, and ETL tools. Familiarity with data formats such as JSON, XML, SQL, and CSV.

This is a full-time, exempt, 12 month, contingent II position with limited benefits. While the position will be an employee of Salisbury University, it will be based in Crownsville, Maryland. Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

To be considered an applicant, you must apply online and submit all of the following: a cover letter, resume, and three professional references. All documents that you wish to provide must be attached to your application in the Online Employment Application System. Please do not send any documents via E-mail.

Applications received by June 22, 2017 will receive full consideration. The position will remain open until filled.

Applications will be accepted via Salisbury University's Online Employment Application System. Please visit our website http://www.salisbury.edu/hr/careers/ to apply online. See the FAQs of the Online Employment Application System for more information and instructions.

Diversity and inclusion are core values of Salisbury University. We strive to create a truly diverse and inclusive environment where the richness of ideas, backgrounds, and perspectives of our community is harnessed to create value for our University community to include students, faculty, and staff, today and in the future. To this end, the University recruits exceptional and diverse faculty, staff, and students from across Maryland, the United States, and around the world, supporting all members of the University community as they work together to achieve institutional goals and vision. To learn more about the University's commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive campus, please visit http://www.salisbury.edu/equity/
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