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GIS Student Assistant

Launders Science Library
Position Grade Level: 
Working Hours: 
7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. (Su-Th)
Number of Students Hired: 
Job Description: 

Students will work under the supervision of the GIS Specialist and GIS/GPS Technician. Responsibilities will include:

  • Conversion and maintenance of GIS datasets;
  • Assistance with the administration and maintenance of the libraries’ GIS lab and workstations;
  • Assistance with uploading, downloading and conversion of GPS data
  • Assistance with the maintenance of the libraries’ GIS web pages;
  • Work with the GIS Team on the design and implementation of GIS projects
  • Offer librarian-directed assistance to users of GIS & GPS softwares
  • Assistance with installation of GIS software.
Skills Required: 
  • Experience with Geographic Information Systems (GIS) preferred;
  • Experience with Windows 7 preferred;
  • Knowledgeable about computer file organization and management;
  • Familiar with GPS technology, preferred;
  • Capable of software maintenance and troubleshooting;
  • Experience with HTML, Web Design, and site maintenance desirable;
  • Able to communicate effectively with library users about GIS software.

Skill required  9-10
Level of effort  8-9
Responsibility  9-10
Stress/Working Conditions 3-4