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Organization: Carleton College
Title: Geographic Information Science (GIS) Specialist
Location: Northfield, MN 55057
Application Deadline:
Posted: 2017-05-12

Position Description:

Carleton College welcomes applications for the position Geographic Information Science (GIS) Specialist to supervise the Collegeís GIS Laboratory. This is a part-time (24 hours/week) temporary position, beginning August 1, 2017 and continuing to July 31, 2018.

Carleton College is a small, highly selective liberal arts college dedicated to providing excellent educational opportunities for students. The College provides generous professional development support for both research and teaching. We are located 45 minutes south of the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul.

This position is eligible for our complete benefits package. We offer comprehensive medical, dental, and vision insurance, 403(b) retirement plan with a 10% employer contribution with immediate vesting, a Health Savings Account with college contribution, paid vacation, sick time, and holidays, as well as access to many other campus amenities.

Essential Job Functions - Responsibilities
The specialist will be responsible for developing spatial analysis exercises, teaching spatial analysis exercise sessions, providing data, methodology, and technical support to students and faculty working on problems with a spatial analysis component, and managing a research GIS Lab, including supervising to students working in the lab and maintaining and upgrading hardware and software in the GIS lab.

Required Qualifications
Applicants should have a masterís degree in Geographic Information Science, Masterís in Geography with at least 6 related credit courses, or be a PhD candidate with at least 6 related credit courses. We seek applicants with 3+ years experience applying geospatial analysis in research or real-world projects, proficiency ESRI ArcGIS Desktop 10.3 or above and ArcGIS Online, experience with spatial statistics software (e.g., GeoData), and some teaching experience.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience administering ArcGIS Online, experience with ArcGIS for Server, using mapping or survey grade GNSS handhelds, Python.

Special Instructions to Applicants: Please submit a cover letter, resume/curriculum vitae, graduate school transcript, and two references with contact information with your online application. For full consideration, applications must be received by June 8, 2017.

Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the hire is complete.

We accept only online applications.

For more specific information about the position and how to apply visit: https://jobs.carleton.edu/postings/3177

Start Date: August 1, 2017

Carleton College is an AA/EEO employer. We are committed to developing our staff to better reflect the diversity of our student body and American society. Members of underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.