Data Preservation Specialist

State Geological Survey
Idaho Geological Survey
Contact Name
Claudio Berti
Contact Email

Data Preservation Specialist

Pay: Full-time position at $18/hr with benefits; grant-funded

Location: Moscow office of the Idaho Geological Survey

Job Description: The Data Preservation Specialist processes analog media and other data for web retrieval by the public while creating digital archives. The position requires digitizing a variety of media, cataloging and geolocating the data, and constructing records in spatial relational databases utilizing Geographical Information Systems (GIS) and an understanding of maps and other geoscience data. An individual in this position is also expected to coordinate with part-time workers who assemble data from both digital and paper format, scan historic mine records and scientific documents, and catalogue the resulting files using in-house databases.

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