[unav_all] EarthScope Web Specialist Position Available
prescott at unavco.org
prescott at unavco.org
Thu Apr 15 18:02:25 MDT 2004
EarthScope is a multi-disciplinary Geoscience project funded by the
National Science Foundation to explore the structure and dynamics of
the North American continent. We seek a Web Specialist to work with a
wide variety of scientists in our team environment. The EarthScope
Web Specialist will:
. develop and maintain the EarthScope World Wide Web presence
by managing a web server and all content including HTML pages.
. design and implement a scalable, fully W3C standard-compliant
web site that includes static and dynamic content using "best
practices" approach and latest technology.
. maintain the EarthScope data portal, which will allow
scientists and educators to access different data and metadata
sources with common tools.
. work with web administrators of all EarthScope components to
provide seamless connections between websites.
. develop and maintain Graphic User Interfaces to diverse data
sources and applications; design web pages for browser compatibility.
. produce graphic design displays of scientific and
. create content both reactively and proactively; produce,
collect, and edit content for the website.
Required skills and experience: advanced knowledge of presentation
technologies including Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, and
Macromedia Dreamweaver, demonstrated ability to develop fully W3C
standard compliant static and dynamic web content as well as web
applications; experience with all aspects of the Apache web server,
experience using Solaris, UNIX, and Linux operating systems,
familiarity with Oracle, MySQL, PostgreSQL, or another relational
database and DataBase Interface (DBI) experience, advanced knowledge
of computer programming languages and website development software,
and Internet and security protocols, plus excellent written and oral
Qualified candidates will possess a Bachelor degree or comparable
professional experience in Computer Science and 3-5 years experience
as a Web Master. A background in Geoscience is preferred and a strong
interest/experience with graphic design is helpful.
Willingness to attend job related professional meetings and
mentor/train staff to edit website are a plus.
Candidates should submit a resume including salary history to
hr at earthscope.org (email submissions preferred) or EarthScope, Human
Resources - Web Specialist Position, 1200 New York Ave, NW, Suite
800, Washington, DC 20005. EarthScope is an Equal Opportunity
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