Summer Instructional Technology Assistant - GIS

Saratoga Springs, NY
Apr 25, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Posting Number: 0001589

Job Title: Summer Instructional Technology Assistant - GIS

Department: IT- Academic Technologies

Position Status: Full-Time

Position Type: Summer

Months per Year: Other

Work Hours: 8:30AM to 4:30PM, Monday through Friday

Start Date (For temporary positions only): 5/15/17

End Date (For temporary positions only): 9/05/17

Position band/level: Summer

Tenure Track Status:

Job Summary: The individual in this position will assist with hands on mapping and data visualization related activities, in the field as well as working with web-based mapping platforms, such as ArcGIS Online and CartoDB. They will also be involved with data collection (Fulcrum), backing up data, digitizing instructional materials, and assisting with GIS analysis. The ideal candidate may also have Wordpress, Adobe design experience, and some applied web-based programming experience. The ability to communicate with people of varying levels of technical ability is a must. The candidate needs to be organized, reliable,and able to work independently. This position will assist as needed for drop in requests in the Academic Technologies Center or GIS Center.

Minimum Qualifications: Hands on experience with a variety of software applications, preferably a combination of those noted in the description. The individual must be punctual, reliable, and self directed. We seek a student who is comfortable experimenting with technology, can juggle multiple tasks, and is able to complete tasks without extensive supervision.

Preferred Qualifications: Extensive computer application experience. Familiarity with creating digital media and a willingness to learn new technologies. Ideally some experience with web-based technology, mapping platforms, and programming languages is desired.

Physical Demands:

Required Applicant Documents: Resume
Cover Letter

Optional Applicant Documents:

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Pay Range: $15/hr

Posting Date: 02-23-2017

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

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Employment at Skidmore College is contingent upon an acceptable background check result


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