GIS Intern
Harrisonburg, VA 
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Position Information

Working Title GIS Intern
Position Number 2194
Posting Number S1582
State Role Title Engineering Technician I
Position Type Wage
Position Status Part Time
FLSA Status Non-Exempt: Eligible for Overtime
College/Division Business Services
Department 100250 - FM Administration
Pay Band 2
Pay Rate Hourly
Specify Range or Amount $13.00
Is this a JMU Only position? No
Is this a grant-funded position? No
Position Summary Information

General Information

The Facilities Engineering Department is seeking to hire two summer interns to assist with several unique mapping projects.

Interns will be expected to work approximately 30 hours per week for 15 weeks. Position will be flexible with start and end dates. May be extended into the fall semester depending upon department need.

Duties and Responsibilities

Work will consist of a mix of indoor office environment and outdoor field data collection with the majority of time expected to be in the field.
1) Collect campus utilities data
2) Assist Facilities Management staff with additional GIS projects as needed

Qualifications

* Preference will be given to candidates that are currently enrolled in an undergraduate program with major coursework in Geography, GIS, GPS, Cartography, and Geospatial Analysis.
* Experience with ArcGIS product suite (ArcMap, ArcCatalog, etc.).
* Data collection experience using advanced GPS units (preferably survey grade/Trimble Access).
* Ability to carry GPS equipment is essential (15-20lbs).
* Ability to work long periods of time outside in various weather conditions.

Preferred Qualifications:
* Understanding of ArcGIS Online.
* Experience using Collector for ArcGIS mobile application.

Condition(s) of Employment

Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background check.

These are part-time wage positions with no benefits.

E-Verify Notice: After accepting employment, new hires are required to complete an I-9 form and present documentation of their identity and eligibility to work in the United States. James Madison University uses the E-Verify system to confirm identity and work authorization.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Date 03/15/2019
Beginning Review Date
Closing Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Proposed Starting Date
EEO Statement

James Madison University is committed to creating and supporting a diverse and inclusive work and educational community that is free of all forms of discrimination. This institution does not tolerate discrimination or harassment on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, parental status, political affiliation, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or veteran status.

We promote access, inclusion and diversity for all students, faculty, staff, constituents and programs, believing that these qualities are foundational components of an outstanding education in keeping with our mission. The university is interested in candidates whose experience and qualifications support an ongoing commitment to this core quality.

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Additional Posting Information

"James Madison University is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating and supporting a diverse and inclusive work and educational community that is free of all forms of discrimination. This institution does not tolerate discrimination or harassment on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, parental status, political affiliation, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or veteran status.

We promote access, inclusion and diversity for all students, faculty, staff, constituents and programs, believing that these qualities are foundational components of an outstanding education in keeping with our mission. The university is interested in candidates whose experience and qualifications support an ongoing commitment to this core quality.
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Position Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Type
Part Time
Period of Employment
Open
Type of Compensation
Paid
College Credits Earned
No
Tuition Assistance
No
Required Student Status
Open
Preferred Majors
Other
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