Research Associate, Water Resources Data System

University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming

Organization: Water Resources Data System


  • Develop timely and effective means for transferring water and hydroclimatic information to a wide range of stakeholders using the internet.
  • Maintain and update websites, as well as other water-related outreach products related to water planning. Ensure compatibility of web pages and related datasets with WRDS’ systems and University and State of Wyoming standards.
  • Conduct surveys related to water use within the State of Wyoming.
  • Perform basic GIS tasks (editing, data entry, cataloging) in ArcGIS related to water and climate variables.
  • Acquire and process water and climate data related to water planning.
  • See additional duties on the UW hiring website.

Desired qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Three months data management experience
  • Nine months customer service experience or an equivalent combination of education and work experience
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills

Salary/pay: Minimum $32,628

Link to more information: UW Human Resources Jobs Board (click on Research Associate I in Civil/Arch Engineering)

Application deadline: August 22, 2016