The University of Illinois Facilities and Services Department is hiring a GIS Specialist.
For more information about the position and to apply, see https://jobs.illinois.edu/search-jobs/job-details?jobID=85033.
FACILITIES & SERVICES
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT URBANA-CHAMPAIGN
The Engineering & Construction Services Facilities Information Resources Unit at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign seeks a GIS Specialist to help lead the expansion of Facilities Information Resources geographic information systems products and services. Facilities Information Resources (FIR) maintains documentation and information systems related to campus infrastructure, and offers value-added custom services to enhance campus preparedness, awareness, knowledge and efficiency. The department is comprised of three units: GIS, Records, and Space Inventory.
Under the general supervision of the Facilities Information Management Coordinator this position is responsible for managing the day-to-day operations and assisting with the development of GIS in Facilities and Services. The GIS Specialist is also responsible for production work involving maintenance of our GIS ArcSDE database, creation of GIS products and services and GPS data collection. In addition, the Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Specialist will provide expertise, knowledge and a high degree of technical skill related to the field of geographic information science. The GIS Specialist will be responsible for developing strategies to help manage and maintain Facilities Information Resources GIS data, coordinate cross-unit initiatives to standardize access controls, implement standards and procedures for maintaining GIS data and collaborate closely with staff across multiple Facilities & Services units including University personnel.
Duties and responsibilities include:
Minimum Education Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree required in Geographic Information Science (GIS), Computer Science, or other related field.
Minimum Required Work Experience:
0-2 years of experience working with Geographic Information Systems.
0-2 years of experience working with ESRI ArcGIS Desktop and ArcSDE
Additional Preferred Education and Work Experience:
Master’s degree preferred
2-5 years of experience working with Geographic Information Systems.
2-5 years of experience working with ESRI ArcGIS Desktop and ArcSDE AutoCAD or AutoCAD Map 3D Experience
Knowledge and understanding of basic geography information systems management functions.
Working knowledge of Microsoft office suite Excel, Access, Word and PowerPoint.
Excellent organization skills; ability to prioritize workload, work independently with minimum supervision, and take initiative.
Basic computer skills and the ability to learn new software and computer systems.
Experience working across multiple organizational levels.
Basic understanding of large scale utility distribution systems
Strong customer service values and skills.
Creative problem solving skills.
This is a full-time, benefits eligible Academic Professional Position. Anticipated start date is as soon as possible following the closing date. Salary is commensurate with qualifications.
Application Procedures: For full consideration, please create your candidate profile at http://jobs.illinois.edu and upload your cover letter, resume, a copy of your undergraduate college transcripts, and the names/contact information for three professional references by October 5, 2017. Applicants may be interviewed before October 5, 2017; however no hiring decision will be made until after that date. For further information regarding application procedures, contact Nicole McCurry at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.
The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, visit http://go.illinois.edu/EEO. To learn more about the University’s commitment to diversity, please visit http://www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu