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The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York Staff Associate II in New York, New York

The Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University located in Palisades, New York, is seeking a Staff Associate II for a full-time, career opportunity. The Staff Associate II will support the management of oceanographic data for the US science community working with other team members. Responsibilities include the curation, documentation, and delivery of shipboard underway data to national archives in support of the Rolling Deck to Repository program and the processing of multi-beam bathymetry data for including in a global compilation of high-resolution seafloor bathymetry using established workflows. Contributes to the design and development of software solutions and workflow improvements for data curation. Also contributes to supervise and train student workers in data registration and curation. Requires skills in problem solving and ability to work independently.Duties and Responsibilities include:- Responsible for the management of all annual cruise distributions from a select number of ships. Execute and monitor scripted protocols and workflows to validate and manage cruise data packages including registration within the R2R cruise catalog.- Processing of multi-beam sonar data to create geospatial raster data products.- Contribute to design and development of services for marine geoscience data access, ingestion and interoperability and help oversee work of developers.- Serve as primary liaison with ship operators for the select ships of responsibility.- Supervise the lab work of student workers involved in data registration and curation. Minimum Qualifications:- Bachelor of Science Degree in Earth and Environmental Science or related field and a minimum 3 years of related experience required. 4 years of related experience is recommended.- Must have basic computer skills including UNIX and scripting experience and experience in the processing of scientific data.- Experience in marine sensor data acquisition (e.g. bathymetric sonar) is a strong asset.- Must have strong problem-solving, organizational, communication and interpersonal skills.- Must be able to work independently within specified guidelines and have strong task management skills.Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / VeteranPay Transparency DisclosureThe salary of the finalist selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to departmental budgets, qualifications, experience, education, licenses, specialty, and training. The above hiring range represents the University's good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting.Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.

Minimum Salary: 31200.00 Maximum Salary: 31200.00 Salary Unit: Yearly