See Below USGBC is seeking an ambitious and detail-oriented individual with education in a relevant technical area, such as geography, information technology, environmental science, building science, engineering, etc. to support the Green Building Information Gateway initiative of its Research team during the summer of 2012.
The Data Acquisition Summer Associate is a short-term temporary position that will support Research Program staff in the development, acquisition, and analysis of geospatial datasets, including information on the location and attributes of green building projects and solutions. Work products will include maps, technical white papers, and results from data analysis.
Specific Responsibilities Include
- Collect and synthesize green building project information, and contribute to the development of the Green Building Information Gateway
- Prepare and present technical reports, white papers and PowerPoint presentations to internal audiences summarizing work products and findings
- Contribute to complex, fast‐paced projects involving a diverse, interdisciplinary team
Education & Training Requirements
- Partial completion of an undergraduate degree in a relevant technical area, such as geography, information technology, environmental science, building science, engineering, etc.
- Coursework and/or practical experience with database development and information management
- Familiarity/interest in building science and sustainability
- Proficiency in Microsoft Excel
- Demonstrated experience with quantitative analysis and visualization of spatially and temporally structured data
- Experience with GIS, geospatial technology, and location‐based services
- Familiarity with Access, Excel, and associated database tools
- Familiarity with green building rating programs including, but not limited to, LEED, EnergyStar, BREEAM, Enterprise Green Communities, etc.
- Accreditation as LEED Green Associate or LEED Accredited Professional
Other Required Skills and Qualifications
- Database management
- Conducting scientific research
- Strong writing, communications, and organization skills
- Enthusiasm for collaborative, interdisciplinary research
- Broad interests and willingness to adapt to changing research priorities and opportunities
- The ability to work individually or in small groups
Please submit resume and letter of interest, with salary requirements and title of position applying for, via email to firstname.lastname@example.org or fax to 202-478-5046, attn: Human Resources. Please indicate where you saw the posting for this opportunity. No phone calls please.