Geospatial Services Manager, University of Alabama

Thu, 08/29/2019 - 17:14 -- exf107

Hello UCGIS Members.

On behalf of the Geography Department at the University of Alabama please see a new opening for a Geospatial Services Manager.

We would welcome you sharing this opportunity with anyone who may be interested.

Best regards,



ALABAMA, TUSCALOOSA 35487-0322. The University of Alabama, Department of Geography invites applications for a full time staff position: Geospatial Services Manager.  This position is responsible for the day to day operations of the University Map Library, a collection of maps, air photos and geospatial data; management of student employees and interns; budgets; map library reference service; collection development; and public relations.  Duties include enhancing the digital collection, coordinating with the Cartographic Research Center for program development, and obtaining grant and contract funding to support Geographic Information Services, including funding for outreach and educational programs. The successful applicant will be responsible for assisting with the development and implementation of coursework and degree programs in geospatial analysis, will teach introductory GIS courses, and must be able to demonstrate the skills necessary to do so. This is a major support position for the Department of Geography (see A Master’s degree in Geography or closely related discipline at time of appointment is required. The University of Alabama is rapidly growing (38,392 students for Fall 2018) and our Geographic Services Initiative will support our students, staff and faculty, in particular, and the public in general. Formal review of applications will begin October 1, 2019, and will continue until the position is filled. Visit UA’s employment website at for more information and to apply.  Applicants must include a cover letter, CV, and at least three letters of reference.  For additional information, contact the Department Chair, Douglas Sherman (


The University of Alabama is an equal-opportunity employer (EOE), including an EOE of protected vets and individuals with disabilities.


Kevin M. Curtin, PhD | Professor / Director - Laboratory for Location Science

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Department of Geography
The University of Alabama
Shelby Hall 2019D; Box 870322
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401 | |

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The University of Alabama

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