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GIS Student Assistant

Posting Details

Posting Details

Date Posted 12/08/2017
Working Title GIS Student Assistant
Anticipated Starting Academic Term Spring
Job Type Student
Job Category Administrative/Office Support
Federal Work Study Required? No
Job Summary

This position will work as a part of the ULS’s Digital Scholarship Services unit, housed within the Digital Scholarship Commons area in Hillman Library.

The primary duties of this position include:
• Provide direct support to patrons using GIS data and tools, including assisting with basic use of desktop GIS software including ArcGIS and QGIS
• Support ULS librarians and staff who are creating and delivering GIS training, workshops, and instruction
• Represent the services and resources available in the ULS, as well as those provided by the ULS’s Digital Scholarship Services unit; refer questions and issues to the appropriate ULS staff and groups

Job Requirements

Applicants must have some prior training and experience with GIS; demonstrable experience with ArcGIS is strongly preferred. Knowledge of Adobe Photoshop and/or Adobe Illustrator is helpful.
Applicants for this position should have strong communication skills and be comfortable working with a broad population of library patrons.

Required to submit document showing all times available to work; use OTHER DOCUMENT.

Child Protection Clearances

The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.

Hourly Pay Rate $09.00
Anticipated Number of Openings 3
Anticipated Hours per Week 10-20
Anticipated Weekly Schedule

Flexible Mon-Fri and Sundays

Campus Pittsburgh
Primary Work Location Hillman Library
Posting Number S-05939-P

Posting Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you currently a University of Pittsburgh student or were you enrolled in the previous or upcoming semester?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. Do you have a Federal Work Study (FWS) award?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Other Document
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter