Get GIS JobsGet GIS Jobs

Geographic Information Science (GIS) Specialist -- Scholarly Commons


  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library
  • 12/11/19
  • Champaign, IL
  • 61820
  • Full-Time
Geographic Information Science (GIS) Specialist Scholarly Commons
Academic Professional
University of Illinois Library at Urbana-Champaign

Position Available: Position available immediately. This is a 100% time, 12 month appointment academic position in the University Library.

Position Function/Summary: The Geographic Information Science (GIS) Specialist plays a critical role in the development, growth, and stability of the University Librarys geospatial program. The GIS Specialist has interests in all facets of a geospatial program--hardware, software, data access, and user services--and the ability to support and move forward the Librarys geospatial endeavors in all of these areas. From a strong technical foundation, the GIS Specialist is adept at and enthusiastic about communicating technical information to non-technical users. GIS consultation and assistance is provided primarily in the Scholarly Commons but may also occur in the Map Library, other University Library spaces, and in academic department settings.

Major Duties and Responsibilities: The Librarys GIS Specialist, in coordination with the Data Discovery and Access Librarian and the Map Librarian, will promote the use of geospatial data and methodologies in instruction and research, consulting with and assisting a campus-wide spectrum of users with a broad variety of needs, interests, and abilities.

Qualifications: Required: Masters with a concentration in GIS; or a graduate-level or post-baccalaureate GIS certificate with two years GIS-related work experience including diverse GIS projects; Ability to explain technical topics to a non-technical audience; Customer service or teaching experience; Demonstrated commitment to working with a diverse clientele; Ability to work independently while balancing needs of diverse stakeholders; Demonstrated research and discursive writing skills; Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly in writing and in person; Demonstrated interpersonal communication skills; Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks and to work collaboratively and effectively in a team environment. See https://jobs.illinois.edu for Preferred.

To Apply: To ensure full consideration, please complete your candidate profile at https://jobs.illinois.edu and upload a letter of interest, resume, and contact information including email addresses for three professional references. Applications not submitted through this website will not be considered. For questions, please call: 217-333-8169.

Deadline: In order to ensure full consideration, applications and nominations must be received by October 28, 2019. Interviews may occur before the closing date; however, no decisions will be made prior to the closing date.

The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer

The U of I is an EEO Employer/Vet/Disabled www.inclusiveillinois.illnois.edu

Job Closed

This position is currently filled/closed/expired, please click here to search for similar positions.

Critical Need Jobs


Browse other GIS Jobs in Illinois

  1. Technician ... Mac Tools

    Monticello, IN
    Build a Great Career and a Quality Life with Mac Tools. Feel the freedom and independence of working on your own, in a stress free...
  2. Engineering GIS Technician I-II

    Roanoke, IL
    Engineering GIS Technician I-II Full-Time Position: The Western Virginia Water Authority is looking for the following full time po...
  3. 12Y Geospatial Engineer

    Urbana, IL
    You can play an important part in disaster relief missions as a Geospatial Engineer for the Army National Guard. In this role, you...
  4. ENGINEERING GIS SPECIALIST

    Springfield, IL
    The City of Warren is accepting applications for the position of Engineering GIS Specialist. An employee in this classification wi...
  5. Technician B

    Matteson, IL
    Position Summary A Technician must professionally inspect, diagnose and repair tire and automotive services, while delivering an e...
  6. Technician - Crown Point, IN

    Crown Point, IN
    Konecranes Inc Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled/Other Protected Category Country: United...
  7. Technician - Compact Construction Equipment 2nd...

    Lafayette, IN
    OverviewThis position will perform mechanical services on compact construction equipment. This includes but not limited to the tro...
  8. Gi Need In Bloomington, Il

    , IL, United States, IL
    GI need in Bloomington, IL Enterprise Medical Recruiting is assisting a large system throughout Illinois to recruit a new Gastroe...
  9. Photogrammetrist

    , IL, United States, IL
    Cover LetterApplicants are not required to submit a cover letter. The entire cover letter cannot exceed the specified limits provi...
  10. Technician

    Dyer, IN
    Job Description Window Genie is a nationally ranked home service franchise dedicated to improving the look and value of homes in...