The position provides critical support to the University mission in the recruitment and retention of faculty and students across multiple disciplines where GIS hardware and software systems are a critical instruction and research component. In addition to supporting the GIS environment in classrooms and student labs, the position provides technical consulting, preparing and organizing documentation for available systems, and providing resolution of identified problems in using or accessing research, academic, and administrative GIS resources.
Considerable knowledge of Geography/GIS/Cartography in order to tailor the software/hardware and service requests to meet the needs of researchers and other clients. Considerable skill in the installation and maintenance of hardware and software systems that support Geographic Information Systems (GIS). Demonstrated knowledge of ArcGIS Desktop, ArcGIS Server, ArcSDE, and other advanced GIS software packages and skill in installation, configuration, and administration of server-based GIS solutions. Working knowledge of client server and Microsoft desktop environments. Comprehensive written and oral communications skills. Ability to interact with the university community (faculty, staff and students) across multiple disciplines to provide GIS technical support. Ability to research current information and make recommendations on hardware/software upgrades and enhancements. Demonstrated ability to provide technical support. Demonstrated ability to work independently and manage time efficiently.
Experience in the creation and management of web-based GIS services and ArcGIS (ESRI) server hardware/software is preferred. Course work in computer science and database is preferred.
40 hour work week Monday-Friday; occasional evenings and weekends