- This position is in the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), Core Science Systems and serves as the USGS Associate Chief Data Officer (ACDO) and the Science Synthesis Analysis and Research (SSAR) Program Coordinator.
- The ACDO is responsible for lifecycle data management of a portfolio of bureau data assets, and contribution to the development of an enterprise-wide data strategy. The ACDO collaborates with bureau leadership, managers, and the Department to facilitate the effective use of data assets in bureau decision-making. The ACDO leads data resource management across the bureau and focuses on governing, guiding, monitoring, analyzing, and operationalizing data. As the bureau’s lead on data management, the ACDO coordinates and works in partnership with federal, state, tribal and local government agencies, academia, and the private sector to efficiently and cost-effectively collect, integrate, maintain, disseminate and preserve data to carry out the mission and responsibilities of the bureau and the Department of the Interior (DOI).The SSAR Program Coordinator is the leader in Federal and international advancements for scientific data management, data science, and integrated data networks.
- The SSAR Program Coordinator will provide leadership and represent USGS and DOI in many federal government groups, national and international efforts and public/private partnerships that advance data science, big data, high performance computing, library information and scientific collections, biogeographic and biodiversity data, data standards and open science. The SSAR Program Coordinator will emphasize collaborations with broader government groups to provide insight and guidance learned within DOI and USGS, as well as bring new ideas and practices into the USGS learned from global efforts to improve access, preservation, interoperability, and integrity to USGS science data products.”
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