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GIS Laboratory Assistant - Government Publications

Posted November 23, 2022, closes December 4, 2023


Government Publications

Job Title:

GIS Laboratory Assistant

Date Posted:

November 23, 2022

Closing Date:

December 4, 2022

Start Date: January 3, 2023.

Number Available:



$19.06 per hour (2023 rate)


10 to 15 per week.

Schedule to be determined.


Staff a 21 seat GIS lab
  • Assist GIS users with finding geospatial data and executing GIS software operations.
  • Provides consultation on GIS software and data questions.
  • Software trouble-shooting.
  • Data identification, retrieval, transfer and manipulation to produce maps.
  • Documentation writing.

Required Qualifications:


    • Experience using ArcGIS Desktop and geospatial data to create maps for analysis
    • Completion of at least 1 of the following courses or equivalent: GEOG 360, GEOG 460, ESRM 250, URBDP 498 (GIS), CEE 424, OCEAN 452
    • Intermediate knowledge of MS Excel
    • Web editing skills
    • Ability to explain complex technical procedures orally and in writing.

    Desired Qualifications:

      • Public service experience
      • Technical documentation writing
      • Technical training experience
      • Programming
      • Database/information systems background

      Application Process:

      1. Prepare the following supplemental materials. A single PDF or Microsoft Word file is preferred.
        • Resumé
      2. Activate UW G Suite for your NetID if you have not already done so.
      3. Log in to the Google forms site with your UW NetID account to fill out an application form and upload your resumé.

      Selected applicants will be contacted for an interview.

      For additional information or questions regarding student job opportunities, or for assistance with the application process, please contact the Student Employment Coordinator, UW Libraries:
      Erik Dahl