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SG-W:/ Job Opening at Great Lakes Commission



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>Application deadline: Friday, March 1, 2002 at 5:00pm, EST
>Description
>The Great Lakes Commission is seeking candidates for the position of Program
>Specialist for the Communications and Information Management Program. The
>focus of this position will be on Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and
>Web development support to all Commission projects.
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>The position is a full time, renewable 12-month appointment. The Great Lakes
>Commission offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefit package
>that includes (among others) medical, dental and optical insurance. The
>Commission also has an outstanding pension program through the TIAA-CREF
>program.
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>Position responsibilities include:
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>*Working with Great Lakes Commission members, project partners, and staff on
>all Commission projects requiring GIS and Web support. This position will
>work closely with Web and GIS programming and Web design staff.
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>*Participating in the design and development of a Michigan Online Atlas,
>Great Lakes Beach Monitoring System, Great Lakes GIS data directory and
>various hydrological data projects, as well as steering committee support to
>the Great Lakes Air Toxic Emissions Inventory project and related online
>product development.
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>*Maintaining project websites including the Air Quality, GIS Online and
>various hydrological websites support.
>This position is based at Great Lakes Commission offices in Ann Arbor,
>Michigan, located near the University of Michigan campus.
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>Qualifications
>The ideal candidate should have 2-5 years' experience working in the GIS
>field and have some experience in graphical design combined with a keen
>interest in web application development. Some report compilation and writing
>is also required. Good communications skills are also an asset.
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>Required qualifications include: Bachelor's degree (Master's degree
>encouraged), in geography, computer science, or related field (or equivalent
>experience).
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>Desired qualifications include: Experience with web-based design, including
>graphics and desktop publishing software (Adobe Photoshop, ImageReady,
>Pagemaker, Illustrator, and Acrobat); Web-based programming languages (e.g.,
>HTML, CGI, Javascript, Perl, etc.); background and experience in GIS,
>including ESRI software (ArcView, ArcIMS and/or Arc/Info), database
>management (dBase, Access, SQL) and remote sensing (Erdas, aerial photo
>interpretation, etc.); proven performance in Web maintenance, time
>management, multi- tasking, and communication skills.
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>For additional information on related current initiatives at the Great Lakes
>Commission, visit the Commission's homepage at glc.org and the Great Lakes
>Information Network (GLIN) at great-lakes.net
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>Application deadline is Friday, March 1, 2002 at 5:00pm, EST. Submit your
>application only by mail, email, or fax to:
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>   Great Lakes Commission
>   ATTN. Julie Wagemakers
>   400 Fourth Street, Argus II Bldg.
>   Ann Arbor, MI  48103-4816
>   E-Mail: juliew@glc.org
>   Fax: 734/665.4370
>   The requirements for this application include a cover letter, resume,
>three references, salary history and desired salary range. Note: All of
>these items must be provided if applicant is to receive consideration.
>   Please direct application materials and any questions to Julie Wagemakers,
>Program Manager, Communications and Information Management at juliew@glc.org
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>The Great Lakes Commission , chaired by Nathaniel E. Robinson (Wisconsin),
>is a nonpartisan, binational compact agency created by state and U.S.
>federal law and dedicated to promoting a strong economy, healthy environment
>and high quality of life for the Great Lakes - St. Lawrence region and its
>residents. The Commission consists of state legislators, agency officials,
>and governors' appointees from its eight member states. Associate membership
>for Ontario and Québec was established through the signing of a "Declaration
>of Partnership." The Commission maintains a formal Observer program
>involving U.S. and Canadian federal agencies, tribal authorities, binational
>agencies and other regional interests. The Commission offices are located in
>Ann Arbor, Michigan.
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Mary Beth Doyle, MPH
Environmental Health Project
Ecology Center
117 N. Division
Ann Arbor MI 48104

734-663-2400 ext 108
734-663-2414 (fax)



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