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Communications and Information Management Program
Program Specialist

Great Lakes Commission
Ann Arbor, Michigan

The Great Lakes Commission seeks a program specialist to assist in the
development of a multi-state inventory of toxic air emissions, an Internet
mapping and Geographic Information System and a Great Lakes regional spatial
data library. Other responsibilities will include assisting with the design
and integration of Internet GIS system web pages for access from the Great
Lakes Information Network (GLIN). Other communications/information
management responsibilities may be assigned.

Applicant must have at least a bachelor's degree in geography or a related
discipline and 2-3 years experience preferred with geographic information
system applications, cartography, data analysis/management and Internet/WWW
page development and use. A master's degree is preferred. A high degree of
computer skills/experience is desired.

The ideal candidate should have good research and communications skills; be
able to efficiently use the most recent versions of Word/WordPerfect, Excel,
FoxPro, dbase and other database management/spreadsheet software; be
competent with the commands and functionality of PC Arc/Info and ArcView GIS
software; have database management and analytical skills; and be proficient
with WWW publishing, HTML programming and Internet use.

Please send a cover letter, resume, salary history and expected salary
range, and three references by Monday, February 2, 1998 to:

Dr. Michael J. Donahue, Executive Director
Great Lakes Commission
400 Fourth St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48103-4816


This is a full-time position and offers a competitive salary and benefits

The Great Lakes Commission is a nonpartisan, interstate compact agency
created by state and federal law and dedicated to promoting a strong
economy, clean environment and high quality of life for residents of the
eight-state Great Lakes region (Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, New
York, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin). The Commission consists of state
legislators, agency officials and governors' appointees from its member
states, and also maintains a formal Observer program involving U.S. and
Canadian federal and provincial agencies, tribal authorities, binational
agencies and other regional interests.

The Commission offices are located in Ann Arbor, Michigan; its home page is

The Great Lakes Commission is an equal opportunity employer and complies
with applicable federal and state laws prohibiting discrimination. It is the
policy of the Commission that no person, on the basis of race, gender,
color, religion, national origin or ancestry, age, marital status, handicap
or prior military service status, shall be discriminated against.

R. Mike Conley
Great Lakes Commission
400 4th St. - Argus II Bldg.
Ann Arbor, MI 48103-4816
Ph: (313) 665-9135
FAX: (313) 665-4370
email: mconley@glc.org