Geographic Information Systems Specialist

Muncie, IN
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Salary: $54,000
Created: April 12, 2023


If you enjoy working in a vibrant service environment using GIS to energize learning, research, and digital scholarship, this job could be right for you! Ball State University Libraries is searching for a talented collaborator to be the next Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Specialist. You will have a major impact on students and faculty, leading support for complex GIS solutions used by over 100 students daily and over 2,200 students and faculty annually, from over 23 academic departments and programs. This position manages Ball State’s ESRI ArcGIS and Hexagon ERDAS solution licenses and software, and significant GIS datasets. The Libraries’ GIS support is very robust and includes StoryMaps and datasets. Today, over 27,000 items exist in the Ball State ArcGIS account! The Libraries is at the center of the campus experience for members of the Ball State community, and we invite you to consider joining us in our mission to create “transformative experiences for diverse communities of learners.”

Develop and lead reference, instructional, and consultation services for students, faculty, and community members pertaining to the use of geospatial data, including application software for remote sensing, cartography, and geographic information systems (GIS); administer GIS licenses for Environmental Systems Research Institute (ESRI) software campus-wide; develop University-wide and regional digital scholarship programming events surrounding GIS research; support an inclusive, diverse, and collaborative work environment and service culture to advance the strategic direction of the University Libraries.


Published: Thursday, April 13, 2023 00:18 UTC

Last updated: Thursday, April 13, 2023 00:18 UTC