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GIS Position at the University of Virginia Library
Posted on September 23rd, 2015

The UVa Library is bolstering its GIS team.
 
jobs.virginia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=77332
 


Posting Number:
0617355  
Position Type:
University Managerial and Professional Staff  
Employment Posting Category:
University Staff  
Type of Application:
(required to apply for this posting)
Staff Application  
Organization (Position Organization):
31085 LB-User Svcs-General  
Department:
University of Virginia Library  
Location:
Charlottesville  
Working Title:
Geospatial Consultant  
Anticipated Hiring Range:
$55,000- $65,000  
Is this position funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (Stimulus Package)?
No  
End Date of Position:
 
Posting Date:
09-17-2015  
Posting Summary:
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The University of Virginia Library establishes deep connections with faculty and students in ways that foster excellence in current and emerging research, scholarship, teaching and learning. The Geospatial Consultant will support that mission by collaborating with a cohort of librarians plus data science and geospatial data experts to: shape our public service model for geospatial and geostatistical consultation and delivery; support research and teaching that uses geospatial and geostatistical information; identify emerging needs in these fields and envision new services in response; and develop and strengthen relationships among the library, faculty and students, and other centers on campus, positioning the library as a key partner. Responsibilities of the successful candidate will include developing and providing training to faculty, students, and staff on obtaining, creating, and using geospatial data for research; consulting with faculty and students on projects incorporating geospatial data, tools, and analysis; collaborating on Library and University initiatives to develop spatial delivery environments and geospatial information management systems; and engaging with the scholars on grounds to increase awareness of the Library's geospatial, data, and subject expertise.  
University Leadership Characteristics:
For Thomas Jefferson, learning was an integral part of life. The "academical village" was created around the assumption that learning is a lifelong and shared process, and that interaction between scholars and students enlivens the pursuit of knowledge.

University Human Resources strives to identify applicants who will contribute as high potential employees, leaders and managers. We employ individuals who foster and promote the University mission and purpose. Successful candidates exemplify uncommon integrity; they are honest, trusted, team-oriented and live the core values of the University. These candidates display great judgment, by practicing evidence-based decision-making. They are strategically focused by contributing to and achieving department goals and vision. They set high performance standards and hold themselves accountable by aggressively executing these standards. These employees also develop a deep passion for the University and the impact it has on students, faculty, alumni and community. Successful candidates identify their personal career goals and development opportunities, and as supervisors, help their staff do the same. They contribute to team success by leading talent, through their individual efforts and by leading and developing their teams.  
Closing Date:
Open Until Filled
Required Applicant Documents:
CV / Resume
Cover Letter
Contact information for 3 References - name, email, phone  
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jobs.virginia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=77332  


Faculty, Professional Research Staff and University Staff - Executive
Tenure Status:
 
Rank:
 
Appointment Type:
 
Academic Year for Position? (e.g. 2015)
 
Employment Conditions for Faculty
 


Univ.Staff - Operational & Administrative (O&A), Managerial & Professional (M&P)
Area of Interest:
Library Services  
FLSA Exemption Status:
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Exempt  
Posting for UVA Employees Only:
No  
Shift:
Day  
Number of Work Hours Per Week:
(format: xx.xxxx)
40  
Number of Months/Year:
12  
EO/AA Statement:
The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.  
Optional Applicant Documents:
 


Univ.Staff - O&A or M&P - QUALIFICATIONS
EDUCATION
 
Required Education

What is the minimum level of formal education required to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of the position? Choose one.
Degree Requirements Analysis
*Degree Required  
If degree or equivalent experience required, please specify:
(Entries to the right will appear in the posting for this position.)
Degree Requirements Analysis
-A Masters' degree in a geospatial or geostatistical discipline or relevant discipline.  
Preferred Education

What level of education ispreferred to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of the position? Choose one.
No Response  
If degree or equivalent experience preferred, please specify:
(Entries to the right will appear in the posting for this position.)
 
EXPERIENCE
 
Required Experience

What is the minimum level of relevant experience required to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of the position? Choose one.
Some - up to 4 years  
If any experience is required, please specify kind of experience:
-Experience in public service. 
-Experience in a position focused on supporting academic uses of geographic information systems. 
-Teaching experience in GIS and/or geostatistical methods and practices.  
Preferred Experience

What is the minimum level of relevant experience preferred to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of the position? Choose one.
Some - up to 4 years  
If any experience is preferred, please specify kind of experience:
-Experience in a University setting.  
LICENSE or CERTIFICATION
 
If yes, what is the requiredLicense or Certification.
 
If yes, what is the preferredLicense or Certification.
 
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES
 
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
-Competence in presenting complex technical knowledge to undergraduate and graduate students as well as faculty and staff. 
-Excellent communication skills.  
Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
 
COMPUTER APPLICATIONS
 
Required Computer Applications:
-Familiarity with either (1) ESRI software, including ArcGIS Desktop and ArcGIS Online and in open-source solutions for GIS data management and use, or (2) concepts and theories of spatial statistics and implementation of spatial models in R or SAS.  
Preferred Computer Applications:
-Proficiency with either (1) ESRI software, including ArcGIS Desktop and ArcGIS Online and in open-source solutions for GIS data management and use, or (2) concepts and theories of spatial statistics and implementation of spatial models in R or SAS.  


Univ.Staff - O&A or M&P - EMPLOYMENT CONDITIONS
Employment Conditions:
Criminal History
Sexual Offender Registry
International Search
Degree Validation  
Drug Testing Required?

(Typically positions involved in patient contact, mass transportation or law enforcement are included)
No  
Is this position eligible for Telecommuting?
No  
Is this position eligible for an Alternate Work Schedule?
Yes  
 


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