GIS Specialist | University of Wisconsin
Posted August 28, 2016
This position provides leadership in managing the Geographical Information Systems (GIS) and land information aspects of the UW System portfolio. Primary responsibilities include modernizing the land information records; developing, maintaining, and expanding an enterprise geographic information system (GIS); and establishing high quality processes and standards to manage UW System real property asset information. These services will provide improved support of campus master planning, long range and biennial capital planning, space utilization and optimization, environmental assessments, risk management and facilities maintenance and renewal. The GIS will enable UW System to facilitate asset-centric facilities management, improve data-informed decisions, and optimize resource allocation in support of UW System¿s mission. Additionally, this individual will provide general consulting to all UW System institutions, and technical assistance to UW System Administration staff, UW System President, and indirectly, to the Board of Regents with regard to GIS and real property data.
This position requires extensive knowledge of land information systems, typically acquired by graduating from a recognized college or university with a degree in land information systems or closely related field such as geography, cartography, landscape architecture, real estate management, civil engineering, etc. Knowledge of, and the ability to effectively utilize various computer-based capital asset and preventive maintenance management systems is essential.
In order to be considered for this position, a candidate must have:
– Minimum of 5 years¿ experience in land inventory, GIS systems or related fields;
– Bachelor degree in land information systems or closely related field such as geography, cartography, landscape architecture, real estate management, or civil engineering, or similar field;
– Experience in developing, managing and maintaining GIS systems and geographically-based data sets;
Conditions of Employment: This is a full-time, academic staff position. Salary is between $60,000 and $75,000 annually and will be commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications and experience. UW System employees receive an excellent benefits package.
To Apply: https://www.careers.wisconsin.edu