The GIS Librarian will assume responsibility for all aspects of the library's
GIS program, including instruction and outreach, data access and acquisition,
provision of software/hardware, and future planning for GIS services.
Work closely with all subject librarians in outreach efforts to identify and
support GIS opportunities in their disciplines. Responsible for coordination
of GIS related data acquisition and access efforts, working closely with the
Digital Data Outreach librarian and Digital Repository librarian. Assist
faculty and students with specific GIS projects in support of their research,
teaching, and learning endeavors.
Work with University's GIS Coordinator on campus-wide GIS projects
Work closely with Library Systems to ensure appropriate technical support for
library GIS functions.
Provide GIS training as needed.
Keep abreast of current trends in GIS and related technology.
Perform other duties as assigned.
ALA accredited MLS. Degree in a relevant subject area with
concentration in GIS or significant experience relevant to the position
Demonstrated experience using and applying GIS in a library environment
Demonstrated familiarity with ArcGIS 10 or 10.1 GIS desktop and Microsoft
Experience building GIS web services
Experience with ArcGIS server 10
Experience with the ESRI Geoportal or other server based metadata catalog
Experience creating and maintaining appropriate geospatial metadata
Experience with the preservation of geospatial data
Experience managing a geospatial imagery collection (scanned maps, aerial
photos, remotely sensed imagery, etc.)
Experience with data visualization tools, software and concepts as related to
Ability to work independently with a minimum of supervision, to analyze
situations effectively, to use judgment appropriately, and to organize
Ability to communicate and work effectively with faculty, students, staff, and
public. Strong service orientation required. Experience working as part of a
Flexibility and ability to adapt to rapid change
Strong written and oral communication skills, with interest in continuing
education in geospatial technology
$3,185.00 - $4,060.88 per month
Washington University in St. Louis is an equal opportunity, affirmative action
employer and encourages applications from women, ethnic minorities, veterans,
and individuals with disabilities.
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