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GIS and Geospatial Data Coordinator – Librarian II
University of Texas Libraries, the University of Texas at Austin
Salary is $55,000+ per year, negotiable depending on qualifications
First review of applicants is Tuesday, January 16, 2018

The UT Libraries (UTL) seeks to be a pre-eminent and active partner within the rich education and research ecosystem at UT through expansive collections and digital content, and with innovative services, programs, tools and partnerships. We help develop critical thinkers and global citizens who transform lives. The Academic Engagement Division supports these goals through its Research Support and Digital Initiatives, Teaching and Learning, and Scholarly Resources departments.

The Research Support and Digital Initiatives department is comprised of a combination of subject liaisons and domain experts who collaborate with UTL colleagues and other campus partners to grow, enhance, and manage a suite of tools and services that support the research lifecycle, promote digital scholarship and digital collections, and advance new and emerging modes of scholarship. This work involves contributing to the design and implementation of library workflows and technology infrastructure, and building a community of practice around digital scholarship at UT.

We also work with students, faculty, staff and UTL colleagues to advance their research, scholarship, and teaching, through a combination of resources, education, outreach, and personal consultation.
UTL librarians and domain experts are responsible for envisioning, designing, implementing, assessing and reporting on services and activities that support the goals and purpose of their specific positions. All are expected to function with a high degree of independence as well as in teams to ensure progress toward library and unit objectives. They are also expected to work in a collegial, collaborative, and professional fashion, and to engage in activities that contribute to the mission of both UTL and the University of Texas.   

The GIS and Geospatial Data Coordinator will provide leadership for, develop and promote GIS and geospatial data services for faculty, staff, and students by providing tools and resources to facilitate the discovery, access, management, and analysis of geospatial data across all disciplines at UT. Additional duties are described in the posting. The position reports to the Data Management Coordinator and works together with her and the Research Support and Digital Initiatives department to support UT affiliate GIS needs.

To learn more about this position and to apply, please see posting

First review of applicants is Tuesday, January 16, 2018.

UTL welcomes and respects all individuals and communities by valuing and consciously maintaining awareness of diverse perspectives and experiences. We believe inclusivity is critical to fostering excellence in all of our endeavors, and we promote diversity in our collections and the services that we provide as well as in our recruiting, hiring, and retention practices.

Carla T. Darocy, MA, MSIS | Human Resource Representative | University of Texas Libraries | The University of Texas at Austin | 512-495-4377 |
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