Geospatial Tech Specialist wanted at University of Colorado Colorado Springs

Sat, 04/27/2019 - 09:19 -- exf107

The Department of Geography and Environmental Studies (GES) at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS) invites applications for a full-time, 12-month geospatial technologies specialist to begin July 1, 2019.  Responsibilities include 1) teaching 12 credit hours of introductory-level geospatial courses per year, 2) maintaining GES servers,  the GES geospatial laboratory, and the GIS classroom to support the technology required for the delivery of courses, 3) managing online / cloud-based geospatial software accounts and live server connections, 4) managing GIS mapping and spatial data analysis platforms, 5) managing interactive online teaching and learning activities between users, 6) working collaboratively with university IT staff to ensure software environments are updated and hardware peripherals function, 7) supporting the GES GIS Certificate Program, and 8) supporting faculty and students with research, applied projects, and individualized instruction.


Requirements for all applicants are 1) a minimum of two years of professional experience configuring, maintaining, and administering ArcGIS Server and SQL Server, 2) a minimum of two years of professional experience providing day-to-day functioning and oversight of a professional or academic GIS program, 3) a plan to develop strategies that would contribute to the department, college, and campus mission, 4) experience teaching a minimum of one course in introductory-level geospatial technology equivalent to GES 2050 - Digital Earth and GES 3030 - Introduction to GIS as instructor of record and/or as teaching assistant, and 5) a Master’s degree in geography, GIScience or related geospatial field conferred by July 1, 2019. The University of Colorado offers a comprehensive benefits package. Information on benefits programs can be found at:


Salary Range:  $60,000 to $64,000


Applications received by May 1, 2019 will receive full consideration. Applications submitted through email or surface mail are not considered. Contact Dr. Diep Dao ( or Dr. Brandon Vogt ( with questions.


Submit a cover letter, resume/cv, unofficial transcripts, and contact information for five references to:



Diep Dao, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of GIScience

Coordinator, UCCS Certificate in GIScience for undergraduate and graduate programs
Department of Geography and Environmental Studies
University of Colorado - Colorado Springs
(719)-255-4025 |