The GIS Support Specialist manages the day-to-day functions of the GIS/Data Center (GDC), which provides a central location on campus for faculty, staff and students to work with GIS (Geographic Information Systems) and use geospatial data. Typical duties will include: managing schedules for staffing coverage of the GDC, scheduling and providing reference appointments with GDC patrons, preparing for future appointments by researching GIS tasks and searching for data, authoring and updating instruction materials and working with staff on campus regarding mapping.
The GIS Support Specialist uses expert knowledge in the implementation and application of GIS software, processes and data to assist patrons with GIS projects. The GIS Support Specialist also provides training through classes and one-on-one instruction with geospatial/numeric analysis, display and management. Additionally s/he manages and consults on GIS projects, works with the Fondren Library's IT staff to configure and maintains hardware, software and equipment, manages and trains student employees and researchers and recommends new technologies to be used at the GDC.
Position Status: Full-Time
Rice University is an Equal Opportunity Employer with commitment to diversity at all levels, and considers for employment qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status.
Internal Number: 18854
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