Application deadline: September 8, 2016

The University of Washington (UW) is proud to be one of the nation’s premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty.

The UW Libraries has an outstanding opportunity for a nine month (16 September, 2016 – 15 June, 2017) Graduate Staff Assistant with our Map Collection and Cartographic Information Services unit.

Under the general supervision of the Geospatial Data and Maps Librarian, assist library users and staff with GIS software, data discovery and manipulation, computerized mapping and data products; maintain GIS data discovery tools provided by the Libraries; staff the Libraries’ GIS Lab and coordinate activities of GIS Lab Assistant.

This position requires the performance of varied and complex duties involving a high degree of responsibility and judgment. This position requires significant experience or training with GIS software applications and data manipulation. Specific projects will be negotiated based upon the skills and interests of the candidate. Tuition waiver and stipend commensurate with student standing. 

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