Job Opening - Support Staff

GIS Technician

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  • Work Department: GIS Center
  • Class Title/Code: Cartographer (0689)
  • Effective Date: May 14, 2019
  • Responsibilities:

    Perform tasks related to the GIS Center 911 data development and monitor status of ongoing projects:

    • Work with student workers in correct procedures of data collection/management and map production necessary in fulfilling GIS project needs of off campus clients.
    • Interact with GIS Center clients to assess their mapping/database needs and provide support/training in the use of the deliverables.
    • Provide direct support to the GIS Center Director in the daily activities of training customers, preparing event promotional displays, software demonstration workshops, client meetings, and necessary clerical duties.
    • Maintains GIS Center client records and documents.
  • Required Qualifications:

    (a)        Bachelor’s degree in geography or cartography and one year of experience in cartographic research or production


    (b)        Master’s degree in geography or cartography

  • Starting Salary: $3052/month
  • Application Deadline: Jun 14, 2019
  • Additional Information:

    Three positions available.

Employment - Information & Instructions

Complete an Employment Application online. Submit supplemental application materials, which may include transcripts, licenses, certifications, resume, and a copy of the DD214 (if applicable), via email to HR-Testing@wiu.edu.

All application materials are due in the WIU Human Resources Office no later than 4:30 p.m. the day of the application deadline.

Western Illinois University is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity employer with a strong commitment to diversity and a non-discrimination policy that includes sex, race, color, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, religion, age, marital status, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

For questions regarding the application process, please contact:

Human Resources Office
Sherman Hall 105
1 University Circle
Macomb, IL 61455

Phone: (309) 298-1971 ext. 1
Fax: (309) 298-2300

Email: HR-Testing@wiu.edu

Open: Monday – Friday; 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.