Associate Director for the Institute for Geographic Information Science Position
We will be hiring a new Associate Director for the Institute for Geographic Information Science, to start in the latter part of January.
The posting closes January 6, and is listed on the SFSU HR page as
* Information Technology Consultant, Career, Exempt - College of BSS, Geography * *Job ID: 1906* at https://cmsweb.sfsu.edu/psp/HSFPRDF/CUSTOMER/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL
Promotion and support for Geographic Information Science activities at SFSU: (a) provide development and support for GIS academic and research program; (b) manage resources and activities in the Institute for Geographic Information Science (HSS 272) and the Geographic Analysis Teaching Lab (GATL; HSS 290); and (c) promote and support GIScience on campus.
The Associate Director must have an advanced level of knowledge in the applications of GIScience methods (especially ESRI ArcGIS, remote sensing image analysis, and spatial statistics), Microsoft Office applications, and basic HTML. In addition, a broad knowledge of computer systems operations, networks and associated protocols, hardware and software is required to ensure proper maintenance and support of the computing facilities. The Associate Director must have a proven ability to acquire funding and manage a research laboratory through contracts and grants, and must possess the skills and abilities necessary to ensure that a project is completed on time and within budget constraints by setting project goals and objectives. Strong written and verbal communication skills are required. A Masters Degree or equivalent experience in Geography or closely related field is necessary.
A successful Associate Director must first be able to manage the complexities of two labs housing academic and CEL instructional programs, along with developing research projects for the Institute, but may also bring advanced technical skills useful in the successful pursuit of those projects and support of the instructional programs. Particular skills that fit with the qualifications and reputation of the Institute include:
• Leadership skills in the development of GISc activities
• Programming skills in Python or VBA with Arc Object Model
• Internet map serving through Arc Server.
• GIS data model development.
Professor of Geography and Environmental Studies
Director, Institute for Geographic Information Science
San Francisco State University, 1600 Holloway Ave., SF, CA 94132
415/338-2983 firstname.lastname@example.org http://bss.sfsu.edu/jdavis