Georeferencing Assistant (InvertEBase NSF Grant #EF 14-02697)

Delaware Museum of Natural History

Delaware Museum of Natural History

Georeferencing Assistant (InvertEBase, NSF Grant #EF 14-02697)

Summary:  Georeference freshwater & terrestrial mollusk localities in support of the InvertEBase goals

Essential Functions:

     ●    Find accurate latitude and longitude for collection records and localities using GeoLocate and/or    

           BatchGeo software

     ●    Update Specify database records to reflect latitude, longitude and error for each locality record  

     ●    Perform other grant-related duties as required or requested

Minimum Qualifications: 

     ●    College degree or actively taking college courses in pursuit of a degree

     ●    Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office suites applications

     ●    Interest in natural history collections conservation and research

     ●    An understanding of basic geography

     ●    Excellent organizational skills

     ●    Ability to work independently as well as effectively and harmoniously as part of a team that

           includes the Mollusks Collection Manager and the Technology Specialist for the InvertEBase

     ●    Ability to work at a computer for extended time periods

   Special Requirement:

     ●   Map reading proficiency

 Schedule:

     ●    This is a part-time, temporary position.  The schedule is flexible, but not in less than 3 hour-

           blocks, with an exact schedule determined in collaboration with the Curator of Mollusks. The

           period of employment will not exceed 500 hours without prior approval from the Curator of

           Mollusks. 

Education Level: 
College
To Apply

To Apply: Qualified candidates are invited to submit cover letters and resumes to treed@delmnh.org or mail to Terri Reed, DMNH, PO Box 3937, Wilmington, DE 19807.  Salary requirements must be included. Deadline for submissions is Thursday December 21, 2017. EOE