opening: UCGIS Executive Director

Executive Director

University Consortium for Geographic Information Science (UCGIS)

Note: This is a part-time (20 hours/week, 12 months/year) and remote working position


Do you have a background in GIS in higher education, government, or industry? Do you have experience in program or organizational administration? Are you a self-starter, team-player, and creative thinker who enjoys making new social and professional connections? Are you eager to do something outside the classroom or traditional workplace? If so, consider applying to be the next Executive Director for the University Consortium for Geographic Information Science (UCGIS) (


UCGIS is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that creates and supports communities of practice for Geographic Information Science & Technology (GIS&T) research, education, and policy in higher education. The Executive Director works with the Board of Directors to manage and oversee the organization, including day-to-day activities, program development, and strategic planning. If you are ready to join a friendly and motivated team of people committed to advancing the ethical practice of GIS&T in higher education, read here for the full job description and how to apply. Applications will be considered beginning April 1, with an expected start in summer 2021.