Research ad Instruction Technologist for GIS at Wellesley College- Wellesley, MA

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The Research and Instruction Technologist for GIS provides support for spatial data and mapping across all disciplines. Through classroom instruction, assignment design & support, digital scholarship projects, and faculty research support, this position actively investigates and encourages innovative uses of spatial data on campus, while supporting the foundational skills required for its use.

As a member of a merged Research & Instructional Support team, this position will regularly collaborate with librarians and technologists on the support of spatial and other literacies, data visualization, basic data analysis, and other information resources and technologies.


Required: Bachelor’s degree and three years of related professional experience. Demonstrated experience using and supporting ArcGIS. Basic data analysis skills including facility with Excel, and experience with other data visualization methods and tools. Ability and willingness to teach faculty and students with a wide range of skills and experiences. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Applicants must be able to work well as part of a team and work effectively in a culturally diverse environment.

Preferred: Master’s degree in a related field. Experience working in higher ed. Experience supporting Digital Humanities methods, tools, and projects. Working knowledge of other spatial and/or numeric analysis tools (ArcGIS Online, Story Maps, Carto, R, SPSS, Stata, etc.)

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