GIS Technical Support Lead and Trainer
The https://agsci.psu.edu/ seeks a GIS Technical Support Lead and Trainer trained in GIS and coding with experience in agriculture or natural resources as well as customer support or delivering training programs to serve as the GIS Technical Support Lead and Trainer for the new Center for Agricultural Conservation Assistance Training. The Center provides education, outreach, coordination, and technical assistance to conservation professionals, farmers, and agricultural landowners. As GIS Technical Support Lead and Trainer for the Center, this position will aid in developing GIS reporting and planning tools, provide technical support to tool users (particularly county conservation districts, the State Conservation Commission, USDA NRCS, and other entities involved in agricultural conservation), and provide group and individual training on using the tools. This position reports to the Director of the Center for Agricultural Conservation Assistance Training.
This position will:
Expectations and Areas of Responsibility:
This is a limited term position funded for one year from date of hire with excellent possibility of refunding. This position will work fully remote.
This position typically requires a Bachelor's degree or higher plus 4 years of related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience in Information Technology, Project Management, Customer Service, Educational Training and Tool Development and Delivery, Web Content Development, or a related program areas (4-7 years of experience preferred). Additional requirements include:
The following background checks must be successfully completed for this position:
This position requires that you operate a motor vehicle as a part of your job duties. A valid driver's license and successful completion of a motor vehicle records check will be required in addition to standard background checks.
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