The Stanford Geospatial Center (SGC) is seeking a pair of part time Geographic Information Systems
(GIS) Assistants. The SGC provides geospatial training and support to the Stanford community. For
more information about our program visit gis.stanford.edu.
We are hiring a GIS assistant with working knowledge of common geospatial software, web applications
and data to provide general help to GIS lab patrons. Additionally, we are looking to fill a secondary
position with a focus on geospatial programming skills using R, Python or SQL.
Application filing date: open until filled.
Hourly wage: $16, depending on qualifications
Hours per week: 15 hours. Flexible schedule between M-F and 9:00am – 5:00pm
Starting date: June, 2018
-Provide basic GIS support to users from a wide-range of academic disciplines, from undergraduates to
post-doctoral scholars and faculty.
-Examples of user support include:
• searching for geospatial data online
• preparing data for use in a GIS
• assistance in setting up GIS map documents and workspaces
• troubleshooting map document issues (e.g. missing data links and mismatched projections)
• basic instruction in spatial analysis, mainly using ArcToolbox
-Assist as needed in tasks such as configuring, updating, and troubleshooting a small
-Work with the SGC manager and Reference and Instruction Specialist in GIS-related projects and
Required knowledge and skills:
-Education/experience with GIS concepts and spatial analysis.
-Working knowledge of QGIS or ESRI products, particularly ArcGIS and extensions.
-Enthusiasm to learn and adapt to rapidly evolving geo-spatial technologies.
Please send a statement of interest and resume to David Medeiros: email@example.com