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[Met-jobs] Applications Programmer Analyst Position for the Kentucky Mesonet at Western Kentucky University (USA)

From Roger Brugge <>
To "" <>
Date Wed, 17 Aug 2016 14:44:02 +0000

Forwarded from CLIMLIST...

Applications Programmer Analyst I

About Western Kentucky University:

Western Kentucky University aspires to be the University of choice for
faculty and staff who are dedicated to helping advance academic
excellence. True to its spirit, WKU offers an inviting, nurturing, and
challenging work environment, which is responsive to the needs of a
diverse and ambitious learning community. WKU's main campus is located
on a hill overlooking the city of Bowling Green (population est.
60,000), and is acclaimed as one of the most beautiful in the nation. In
addition, WKU serves the communities of Elizabethtown/Fort Knox, Glasgow
and Owensboro through its regional campuses. We invite you to consider
WKU as a place where your academic and professional dreams can be realized.

Job Description:

The Kentucky Climate Center is seeking applicants for the position of
Applications Developer Analyst I for the Kentucky Mesonet
(<>), a research-grade weather and climate monitoring
infrastructure that supports public safety and economic development
across the Commonwealth of Kentucky. This position will design and
develop web applications, including determining specific requirements,
graphic design, coding, and ongoing maintenance, for the Kentucky Mesonet.

Job duties include but are not limited to:
• Designing, coding, and implementing computer applications and scripts
for dynamic, interactive, web-based analysis and display of scientific
data, inclusive of desktop and mobile device environments
• Troubleshooting/diagnosing application problems
• Creating and maintaining detailed documentation of applications
• Training and supervising students
• Assisting with systems administration tasks, as needed to backup
existing staff
• Participation in research activities, as needed

• B.S. in Computer Science or B.S. in a scientific or technical
discipline, such as Meteorology, with equivalent computing experience
and/or training
• Experience in some combination of LINUX, PHP, Python, and SQL
• Graphic design

Additional Information:
Salary Grade:  108
Salary Range:   $40,000 - $45,000

Kentucky state law requires all public institutions of postsecondary
education to conduct pre-employment criminal background checks to
determine suitability for employment.

Western Kentucky University does not discriminate on the basis of race,
color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity,
disability, age, religion, veteran status, or marital status in
admission to career and technical education programs and/or activities,
or employment practices in accordance with Title VI and VII of the Civil
Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972,
Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Revised 1992, and the
Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

Persons with disabilities, who need reasonable accommodations to
participate in the application and/or selection process, should notify
The Office of Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action/University
ADA Services at (270) 745 - 5121, a minimum of five working days in advance.

Application Instructions:

Applicants may like to visit the following URL for submission of their

The following items must be submitted through this electronic talent
management system:

• Cover Letter
• Resume
You will receive email confirmation that your submission has been
received. The candidate review process will generally begin as materials
are received. The expected hire date is on or about November 1, 2016.

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