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Posted: 12/06/2017

Historic Oakland Foundation

Historic Oakland Foundation (HOF) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit founded in 1976 as the “friends of” group for Oakland Cemetery. Our mission is to partner with the City of Atlanta to preserve, restore, enhance, and share Oakland Cemetery with the public as an important resource and an island of tranquility in the heart of the city. Oakland Cemetery is a garden oasis, historical repository, cultural resource, leaders in restoration, and a southern cultural entity.

GIS Project Manager
Professional Opportunity
Atlanta, GA

HOF is accepting applications for the role of Project Manager. This position will be responsible for managing a collaborative project between HOF, Georgia State University, and Emory University. The project will involve the creation of a geodatabase system and public web interface for the 48-acre historic cemetery that will provide information about both the people interred as well as the moments and other structures.


Role and Accountabilities:

· Develop a scope of work for the original phase of the project and subsequent phases

· Create and maintain the associated budget, providing monthly updates to appropriate parties

· Identify resources available for the project and coordinate those resources as needed

· Manage and coordinate project team, planning, deliverables, and assessments

· System design and development

· Work directly with university partners and corporate consultants in obtaining appropriate software licensing

· Determine appropriate cloud based platform to house both software and data (e.g. Amazon Web Services or similar)

· Coordinate the installation of software and data, data interfaces and application integration

· Manage the conversion of existing data bases (burial records and tree inventory) and other relational databases

· Manage and review QC for data

· Identify and coordinate resources needed to complete GIS survey data as needed.

· Web application design and development, documentation, and familiarity with geospatial software (e.g. ArcGIS) and 3D capture technologies

· Identify and plan for additional information housing or sharing

· Partner with Director of Development to identify and write grants for funding of this phase and additional phases


Education and Experience:

· BA/BS degree in Management, Computer Science, Geography or related field

· A minimum of 5 years technology project management experience




Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

· Agile or similar project management

· System design and development

· User interface development and application integration

· GIS data development and conversion

· Relational database design and implementation

· Web application design and development, documentation, and familiarity with GIS and 3D capture technologies


Familiarity with the following software/hardware is preferred:



· ArcSDE (ArcGIS Server)

· RDMS MS-SQL Server, Oracle, Postgres

· .Net

· ESRI Javascript API

· CAD (AutoCAD/Microstation)

· Microsoft Office Suite

· Windows Server Operating Systems

· Virtual server environment

· Mobile platforms

· 3D capture technology



The person in this position will not have a permanent desk or office at the foundation. They must be able to work from home with their own personal computer. The foundation offices will be available for on-site work and meetings.


Position Classification:

This position is part-time (20 hours per week max). Compensation is $20/hr to $25/hr commensurate with experience.

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How to apply
To Apply: Interested applicants should email their letter of interest and resume to careers@oaklandcemetery.com or fax to HOF at 404-658-6092. Historic Oakland Foundation, 248 Oakland Ave SE, Atlanta, GA 30312
Todd Cregar

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