Geographic Information Services Manager – Uni of Alabama

ALABAMA, TUSCALOOSA 35487-0322. The University of Alabama, Department of Geography invites applications for a full time staff position: Geographic Information 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, and requires 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. This is a major support position for the Department of Geography (see
geography.ua.edu). A Master’s degree in Geography or closely related discipline at time of appointment is required. The University of Alabama is rapidly growing (37,100 students) and our Geographic Services Initiative is intended to support our students,
staff and faculty, in particular, and the public in general. The University of Alabama has been designated a Center of Academic Excellence by the National Geospatial Intelligence Agency, and we are just completing renovation of a new geospatial analysis laboratory. 
Formal review of applications will begin December 4, 2015, and will continue until the position is filled. Apply online at
http://staffjobs.ua.edu. Applicants must include a cover letter, CV (including contact information for at least three references.  For additional information, contact the department Chair, Douglas Sherman (sherman@ua.edu).

The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion,
national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status. Applicants to and employees of this institution
are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases. Follow the link below to find out more.

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