Opening: GIS Program Specialist Position, University of Oregon

The University of Oregon Geography Department invites applications for a full-time GIS Program Specialist in the InfoGraphics Lab. This new position will work on our Campus GIS and Mapping program. This effort brings together a consortium of campus users including Facilities Services, Network Services, Telecom, Public Safety, Planning and Publications. Central to this program is a university-wide enterprise geodatabase (ArcSDE) that directly connects the campus community to a room-level GIS system.  This system provides UO staff and managers with the ability to track infrastructure and assets including utility systems, hazardous materials, capital construction projects, and individual data/voice jacks and networks throughout all of the buildings on campus.

The GIS Program Specialist position assists in the management and day-to-day operation of the Campus GIS and Mapping Program. Primary job duties include: GIS program maintenance and analysis, project coordination, mapping, supervising student employees and interns, technical assistance and training.

$2740 - $3982 per month; excellent benefits, including health and dental, employer-paid retirement, and tuition benefits for employee or an eligible dependent, sick and vacation leave.  Application deadline 10/15/07.

See posting on UO website for complete list of requirements.

See UO Jobs website for application forms.

The lab prides itself in being a leader in 1) developing GIS systems integrated directly with large relational databases or geodatabases, 2) producing dynamic digital cartographic products for the web and CD-ROMs and 3) publishing the highest quality printed atlases and maps. By taking the best aspects of our cutting edge UO campus geodatabase and merging it with the award-winning dynamic web mapping of the Nolli project and the renowned Atlas of Oregon cartography, the Lab has created a cohesive program and a unique integrated mapping model. We offer a creative and collaborative environment that combines professionals, faculty, and students working together on innovative mapping projects. Visit the InfoGraphics Labís website for more information.

Ken Kato
Assistant Director
InfoGraphics Lab
University of Oregon

Jim Meacham
Senior Research Associate, InfoGraphics Lab Director
Department of Geography
1251 University of Oregon
Eugene, Oregon 97403-1251 U.S.A.