FEMC Database and Web Developer

  • University of Vermont
  • Vermont, USA
  • Aug 20, 2019
Full time Education

Job Description

FEMC Database and Web Developer

Staff Salary:Expt Prof/Non-Fac

Advertising/Posting Title FEMC Database and Web Developer
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

The Forest Ecosystem Monitoring Cooperative (FEMC) is long-term forest health, environmental monitoring and research program formed by a partnership of the Vermont Agency of Natural Resources, The University of Vermont, and the USDA Forest Service. The FEMC provides monitoring, coordination and data management services to cooperators across the Northeast. The FEMC Database and Web Developer supports FEMC’s data archiving, sharing, integration and exploration mission by overseeing and implementing the development and management of the FEMC data archive, website and associated cyberinfrastructure. Responsible for creating and managing complex databases to archive and serve data from forest health and other environmental monitoring/research projects; administering the FEMC website, including maintenance, development of new features, and troubleshooting; developing new online data access and visualization tools; and assisting FEMC staff and cooperators with data access and analysis tasks. Assist FEMC staff in creating and maintaining automated data collection protocols, collecting air quality monitoring samples in the field, servicing environmental sensors and field stations, and related technical and administrative tasks.

Minimum Qualifications (or equivalent combination of education and experience)

Bachelor’s degree in environmental science, information technology or related field with coursework in computer science or information technology and three to five years of related experience to include creation and maintenance of databases and database-driven websites with complex user interaction required. Website development and system operations experience required. Proficiency in HTML5, CSS 3, PHP, SQL and JavaScript (including JQuery) required. Effective written and oral communication skills, organizational capacity to prioritize efforts around multiple ongoing projects, and ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships in a small team required.

Desirable Qualifications

Experience collecting data in the field or maintaining environmental sensors desirable. Familiarity with environmental issues and basic research principles and methods desirable.

Other Information  
Special Conditions 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)) 38500.00
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)) 73150.00
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 06/21/2019
Job Close Date (Jobs close at 11:59 PM EST.)  
Open Until Filled No
Position Information


Position Title Research Specialist
Posting Number S2125PO
Department Rubenstein Sch Env & Nat Res/57000
Position Number 00024595
Employee FTE 1.0
Employee Term 12

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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
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