UAS Lead

  • University of Vermont
  • Vermont, USA
  • Aug 19, 2019
Full time Education

Job Description

UAS Lead

Advertising/Posting Title UAS Lead
Diversity Statement The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the institution. Applicants are encouraged to include in their cover letter information about how they will further this goal.
Posting Summary

Lead the Spatial Analysis Laboratory’s Unoccupied Aircraft Systems (UAS) activities. Acquire, process, analyze, and document UAS datasets. Work with external partners to scope and execute UAS missions. Develop training materials and participate in instructional activities.

Minimum Qualifications (or equivalent combination of education and experience)

Bachelor’s degree in scientific field and three to five years’ related experience to include experience in the UAS industry, FAA licensed Part 107 UAS operator, operation of fixed-wing and multi-rotor UAS platforms, and knowledge of photogrammetric image processing workflows required. Demonstrated proficiency in the use of a variety of geospatial software packages required. Experience in UAS training activities required. Knowledge of principles, practices, terminology, and trends in geospatial technology required. Experience processing vector, raster, and point cloud datasets required. Ability to travel to/from field sites required.

Desirable Qualifications  
Other Information  
Special Conditions Occasional overtime/weekend hours required, A probationary period may be required, External candidates must complete a 4-month probationary period, A probationary period may be required for current UVM employees
FLSA Exempt
Hiring Min (Represents full-time (12 months, 1.0 FTE) equivalent salary. Must be prorated for jobs less than 12 months or 1.0FTE (Salary/12 x # of months x FTE)) 39000.00
Payband Max (Represents full-time (12 months, 1.0 FTE) equivalent salary. Must be prorated for jobs less than 12 months or 1.0FTE (Salary/12 x # of months x FTE)) 74100.00
Staff Hiring Band Hiring salary budgeted at low end to mid pay band
Staff Union Code NU
Posting Details

Position will be posted for a minimum of one week, after which it is subject to removal without notice.

Job Open Date 08/08/2019
Job Close Date (Jobs close at 11:59 PM EST.)  
Open Until Filled No
Position Information


Position Title Research Specialist
Posting Number S2200PO
Department Rubenstein Sch Env & Nat Res/57000
Position Number 00023818
Employee FTE 1.0
Employee Term 12

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Documents Needed to Apply

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  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
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