Part-Time Park System Planning Generalist, Eppley Institute
Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis
Location: Bloomington, Indiana,
Internal Number: 300174
IND INST ON DISABILITY/COMMNTY (BL-IIDC-IUBLA)
The Indiana Institute on Disability and Community (IIDC) is one of only 67 University Centers for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities. The Institute conducts research and training through 7 Centers: Early Childhood Center, Center on Education and Lifelong Learning, Center on Community Living and Careers, Center for Health Equity, Indiana Resource Center for Autism, Center for Collaborative Systems Change, and the Eppley Institute on Parks and Public Lands.
The Eppley Institute is Indiana University's unique outreach program for the park, recreation, and public land management professions and works to enhance the quality of natural, cultural, and recreational experiences for all people. The Institute provides expertise in several areas, including technical assistance and research, planning and design, and training and education for the National Park Service, state parks, municipal governments, and other similar organizations around the world.
Assists with data compilation and research for park system master plans.
Completes mapping and graphics as required for park plans.
Assists with facilitation of stakeholder and community meetings.
Assists in synthesis of data and developing findings for park planning.
Combinations of related education and experience may be considered.
Experience with GIS mapping software.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Strong attention to detail.
Time management skills; the ability to multi-task.
Works well within a team and individually.
Experience with editing, proofreading, writing, and formatting documents.
Experience with Microsoft Office.
Experience with or ability to learn new programs and platforms such as SPSS and Qualtrics.
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