Updated: 6 months ago
Location: Oklahoma City, OKLAHOMA
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Job Number:
: Center for Spatial Analysis
Job Location
: Oklahoma-Norman-Norman Campus
: Full-time
Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8-5, with some flexibility
Salary Range: $46,500-51,500
Benefits Provided: Yes 
Required Attachments: Resume, Cover Letter, Academic Transcripts, Statement of Research and Teaching Interest 

Job Description

--- Serve as Associate Director for Geospatial Technology Research and Education with duties to include research proposal development, research project management, STEM outreach and diversity recruitment, program development, center administration, as well as student advising, supervision and services.  

Job Requirements


Required Education: Bachelor Degree or equivalent combination of education/job related experience, AND:

  • 18-36 months of experience grant writing or program management


  • Proficient navigating and maintaining databases
  • Advanced excel skills with ability to build and manipulate spreadsheets
  • Ability to speak, read and write clear, concise English
  • Basic math skills
  • Ability to accurately read and understand written materials and instructions
  • Advanced computer skills with wide knowledge of business software
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Detail oriented for accuracy of data and information
  • Highly organized and able to handle multiple projects and deadlines
  • Able to communicate well and build rapport quickly with students, faculty and staff
  • Able to produce reports and complete work within deadlines
  • Able to work well with interdepartmental teams and initiatives
  • Customer service
  • Professional-level expertise in geographic reasoning, geospatial technologies (GIS, GPS, Remote Sensing), spatial programming applications (Python), and database programs (SQL and Microsoft Access).
  • Effective decision-making skills. Strong initiative to solve problems.
  • Maintain a working knowledge of key developments in the geospatial technology arena.
  • Readiness to present at conferences and/or professional development events to educate colleagues and customers on latest developments.
  • Must be willing to seek as well as collaborate on contracts and grants with a variety of colleagues.
  • Must be able to perform basic data analysis. Able to effectively evaluate projects/programs and produce comprehensive reports.
  • Able to effectively evaluate projects/programs and produce comprehensive reports
  • Must be able to supervise staff and communicate directions and expectations effectively
  • Must have strong ability to lead project teams
  • Composition and proofreading skills
  • Some technical writing experience


  • None

Advertised Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to crawl, pull, push, reach, stand, engage in repetitive motions, grasp, move, feel, touch, communicate, hear or see
    including color, depth perception and clarity.

Departmental Preferences:

  • Natural Resource Management, Ecology, Spatial Epidemiology, etc.
  • Prefer Masters degree in Geospatial Technology field - Geography, GIS Planning, Natural Resource Management, Ecology, Spatial Epidemiology, etc. 
  • Preference will be given to candidates with proven grant writing, teaching, and program/project development skills. 
  • Applicant must have expertise in GIS, GPS, remote sensing, programming (e.g. Python), statistical analysis, and web application development.
  • Familiarity with the Oklahoma GIS community is also a plus.

Supervision: Student Group

Special Instructions:
If you are selected as a final candidate for this position, you will be subject to The University of Oklahoma Norman Campus Tuberculosis Testing policy.  To view the policy, visit

Hiring contingent upon a Background Check?- Yes
Special Indications: None 
Job Posting
: Feb 28, 2019
Unposting Date
: Ongoing
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