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Maps and Geospatial Assistant

Employer
Penn State University
Location
University Park, Pennsylvania, US
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Nov 26, 2021

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Sector
Academic / Research
Field
Informatics / GIS
Discipline
GIS
Salary Type
Salary
Employment Type
Full time
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JOB DESCRIPTION AND POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

The Donald W. Hamer Center for Maps and Geospatial Information is seeking part-time, student employees to operate a maps and geospatial information service desk and participate in departmental geospatial projects.

Assist library patrons with the print map collection, digital map collection, and geospatial data collection using library systems, computer mapping tools, and online resources. Work on projects involving the print map collection, digital map collection, and geospatial data collection including filing maps, georeferencing maps, and working with and/or producing geospatial data and metadata.

Minimum job requirements: Able to work alone or in conjunction with faculty and staff members. Commitment to excellent customer service. Ability to work on projects independently and as part of a group. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Demonstrated high level of reliability and responsibility. Interest in geography, cartography, geographic information systems (GIS), maps, forestry, agriculture, international affairs, landscape architecture, history, ecology, remote sensing, web-mapping, and related topics.

Ideal candidates are undergraduate students. Please indicate availability for summer, fall and/or spring in cover letter.

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