Research Aide to support Program Leader with the scanning of a large aerial photographic library. The Institute for Resource Information Sciences maintains a large (several thousand) aerial photographic library which needs to scanned as part of a multi-year agreement with the National Resource Conservation Service.
This position involves the inventorying, retrieval, scanning, and refiling of each required 9’x9’ photographic print and associated indexes. Additionally, this effort will require a prior inventory of the photographic collection, documentation of missing photos, transport of photographs to-and-from archives and scanning office, manual scanning, tracking of digital scans, maintenance of scan metadata, identification of scan quality and problematic photos.
The Technician will work under the direct supervision of the Project Manager, Dr. Magdeline Laba.
This is a full-time (39 hours/week) one-year appointment with the opportunity for extension depending on performance.
Associate degree or equivalent; up to 1 year of relevant experience. Working knowledge of computers, specifically, Windows OS, MS Word, and MS Excel required and a willingness to learn scanning and metadata software is necessary. Attention to detail, good communication skills, and the ability to work independently will be expected.
Database development and management experience and basic experience with ESRI ArcGIS or other GIS system. Individual will be reviewing scanned data within these environments to assess quality.
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Research Aide II
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