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GIS Certificate Coordinator

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Applicants must submit a CV, cover letter, teaching statement and 3 letters of recommendation.

Position Information

Position Information

Present Position Number FP701W
Role Code Title Prof/Lecturer/11-12Mth
Position Title GIS Certificate Coordinator
Position Summary

The Center for Geospatial Analysis at the College of William & Mary invites applications for a professional, non-tenure track position as Coordinator of the GIS Certificate Program beginning in the summer of 2017. We are seeking a colleague with both a commitment to excellence in teaching and the ability to develop and coordinate a GIS Certificate Program.
The program coordinator will be expected to develop and launch the program by the start of the 2018 fall semester. The position responsibilities will include launching the program, including the development of the course structure, promoting and recruiting students, finding capstone projects, setting timelines and coordinating the budget. Once launched, the coordinator will continue to run the GIS Certificate program.
In addition to coordinating the GIS Certificate Program, the program coordinator will be expected to teach courses in the Center for Geospatial Analysis based on their expertise.
Teaching load is 5 courses per academic year (3-2) with a reduced teaching load during the first year of the program development. This is a 12 month, non-tenure track professional position.

Required Qualifications

A Masters Degree by the time of application.
Proficiency in ESRI GIS products (e.g., ArcGIS, ArcPro and ArcGIS Online) is required.

Preferred Qualifications

A Ph.D. is preferred by the time of appointment but the area of specialty is open. Expertise with R or Python is preferred.
In addition to coordinating the GIS Certificate Program, the program coordinator will be expected to teach courses in the Center for Geospatial Analysis based on their expertise. Preferred courses include an Introduction to GIS, Introduction to Remote Sensing, Advanced Topics in GIS, Python for GIS Scripting and/or Digital Cartography. We are seeking a colleague with a commitment to excellence in teaching with the ability to attract, motivate, retain, and mentor students.

Advertised Pay Range Commensurate with Experience
Department Center for Geospatial Analysis - 3KF190
Location William & Mary
University Salary Range

U12
Job Open Date 07/14/2017
Review Begin Date 08/05/2017
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Employment Category Professional FT
Position Term 12-Month
Special Application Instructions

Applicants must submit a CV, cover letter, teaching statement and 3 letters of recommendation.

Conditions of Employment:
EEO Statement

The College of William & Mary values diversity and invites applications from underrepresented groups who will enrich the research, teaching and service missions of the university. The College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and encourages applications from women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

Background Check Statement

The College of William & Mary is committed to providing a safe campus community. W&M conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

Supplemental Question

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Supplemental Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Teaching Statement
Optional Documents
  1. Other Doc