NSIDC Snow and Ice DAAC Manager

Posting Date: 
20 May 2014
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Job Type: 
Full-time Permanent
About NSIDC: 
The mission of the National Snow and Ice Data Center is to make fundamental contributions to cryospheric science and excel in managing data and disseminating information in order to advance understanding of the Earth system. NSIDC is a trusted source of cryospheric data and services, and is a leader in research and development within this field. We enjoy a broad stable funding base which collectively supports our infrastructure and provides growth in numerous technical fields.
About this job: 

The National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC), part of the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES) at the University of Colorado at Boulder, is hiring a manager for its NASA Distributed Active Archive (DAAC) program.

The NASA DAAC at NSIDC supports scientific research. We make NASA satellite and related data on Earth's frozen regions available to researchers around the world, along with services, tools, and data processing that make researchers more effective and productive. We work closely with our scientific communities and enjoy a front-row seat on groundbreaking research.

The DAAC manager orchestrates a team of ~40 people in technical, scientific, and operational roles, with the help of a deputy manager and NSIDC line management. It is an evolving, challenging adventure. We want to hear from you if:

  • You are a very experienced leader, project manager, and relationship manager with excellent communication skills and flexibility.
  • You enjoy working with a variety of people and roles: Earth scientists, data scientists, software developers, customer and operations support professionals, NASA stakeholders and officials.
  • You have solid experience supporting federal science programs, and know science and data management, as well as having a bachelor's degree in a related field.

Visit the Jobs at CU Web site (www.jobsatcu.com) for application instructions and a full job description. Search for job #RF01375. If you still have burning questions, contact Ron Weaver at weaverr@nsidc.org.

The University of Colorado is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to building a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans. Alternative formats of this ad can be provided upon request for individuals with disabilities by contacting the ADA Coordinator at (303) 492-1334. The University of Colorado at Boulder conducts background checks for all final applicants being considered for employment.