Cartographic Illustrator

Lexington, KY
Aug 23, 2017
Administrative Jobs
Technology, IT Support & Training
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Kentucky Geological Survey is seeking a team-oriented cartographer who can immediately participate in the production of publication-quality maps and illustrations for an active research and service organization, and ideally provide support for GIS operations and data management. The successful candidate will have a key role in producing deliverable products for STATEMAP-supported geologic mapping, as well as other high profile scientific publications. Position will work from the KGS office on the campus of the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky. Candidates will be asked to submit examples of their previous work.

Along with application, required documents for this position include 1) resume/CV, 2) cover letter, and 3) a PDF/link to a free online version of a representative cartographic product for which you had primary responsibility.

Job Title
Cartographic Illustrator

Requisition Number

Working Title
Cartographic Illustrator

Department Name
40520:KY Geological Survey

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Grade Level

Salary Range

Type of Position

Position Time Status

Required Education


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Required Related Experience

3 yrs

Required License/ Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

Working at a desk for long periods of time.


Monday - F,riday 8am - 5pm.


Adobe Illustrator, ArcGIS, Map Publisher, Adobe Acrobat, MS Office

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Preferred Education/Experience

Preferred experience with GIS production and data management; experience with visualization and presentation of 3D data sets; experience in a collaborative team environment

Deadline to Apply

University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Specific Request 1
Optional Documents
  1. Curriculum Vita