The Miami Valley Regional Planning Commission (MVRPC) has two full time (30-40 hours per week) planning/GIS internship positions open during the summer of 2015 (approximately from May 4, 2015 to August 28, 2015) to assist with various regional planning activities.
– In recognition of International Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Day, the Miami Valley Regional Planning Commission (MVRPC) will showcase several map displays at their new office, 10 N. Ludlow Street, Suite 700, in Downtown Dayton, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., on Wednesday, November 19, 2014.
At MVRPC, GIS is one of the key components of our Planning Support System that provides a vital operating function in conducting regional planning activities and analyzing regional trends. Examples of GIS activities include geospatial database construction and management, technical spatial data analysis, and map generation to facilitate decision making. Further, MVRPC's GIS program provides a leadership role in the Miami Valley Region by coordinating and implementing various GIS activities to share data, information, knowledge, and technical expertise with local governments and the general public.
Those unable to visit on GIS Day are encouraged to visit the MVRPC GIS Resource Page available at http://mvrpc.maps.arcgis.com/home/index.html. From the GIS Resource Page, users can access the MVRPC Map Gallery where they may easily select, view, and zoom in and out on various maps that cover diverse topics like transportation, land use planning, census data, and the environment. Users can also access different agency online mapping applications, MVRPC's resource center, and basic information about GIS.
Established in 1964, the Miami Valley Regional Planning Commission promotes collaboration among communities, stakeholders, and residents to advance regional priorities. MVRPC is a forum and resource where the Board of Directors identifies priorities, develops public policy and collaborative strategies to improve quality of life throughout the Miami Valley Region. MVRPC performs various regional planning activities, including air quality, water quality, transportation, land use, research and GIS. As the designated Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO), MVRPC is responsible for transportation planning in Greene, Miami and Montgomery Counties and parts of northern Warren County. MVRPC's areawide water quality planning designation encompasses five (5) counties: Darke, Preble plus the three MPO counties.
Please contact Tom Harner, GIS Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org or at (937) 223-6323, for more information about MVRPC's GIS resources.
The Dayton Daily News is reporting that the Wright State Research Institute will partner with a commercial firm to fly a drone to map terrain in a Wilmington Air Park test range.
Full-time instructional faculty position at Clark State Community College in the Associate of Applied Science in Geospatial Technology program, stating spring semester January 5, 2015. A master's degree in Geospatial Technology or a related field is strongly preferred. A bachelor's degree in Geospatial Technology is required. Career experience in a geospatial technology related area is highly desirable. Collegiate/adult-level teaching experience is strongly preferred. Online teaching experience is helpful. The successful candidate will use a learner-centered approach to teaching that incorporates active learning strategies and technology to enhance student learning. The successful candidate will also have strong team and interpersonal skills. Primary duties include classroom and online teaching; curriculum and course development, including online courses; student advising; assessment of student learning; program promotion and student recruitment. Additionally, must be able to work effectively in a diverse, multi-cultural environment. Salary and rank are commensurate with qualifications and experience. Position reports to the Dean of Business and Applied Technologies. Resume review will begin October 15, 2014, and position will remain open until filled.
Salary is commensurate with education and experience.
Faculty Salary Ranges
- Instructor: $33,784 - $50,656
- Assistant Professor: $37,454 - $56,182
- Associate Professor: $42,144 - $63,215
- Professor: $47,720 - $71,579
New faculty are hired at the instructor rank. Faculty currently holding a full-time faculty position at a higher rank, may be considered for an initial appointment at a higher rank. The position salary is based on a 9 month contract.
How to Apply
To apply for a faculty position at Clark State, submit a cover letter and resume formatted in Microsoft Word or PDF and unofficial transcripts of all college courses taken to email@example.com. Reference the position title in the first line of the cover letter.
DIRECTOR OF LAND USE MANAGEMENT
The Board of Preble County Commissioners will accept applications for the position of Director of Land Use Management. Interested individuals may obtain a classification specification at www.prebco.org which utlines the responsibilities of this position including qualificati ons and duties. A competitive salary commensurate with experience) and full range of benefits are offered. The candidate must possess management experience wit h knowledge in GIS, floodplain and the surveying fields. Good judgment skills are required.
Applications will be accepted until 4:00 P.M. on Monday, October 20, 2014 and may be obtained in the Preble County Commission Office, 101 East Main Street, Eaton, Ohio 45320.
Preble County is an equal opportunity employer.
PREBLE COUNTY: An Equal Opportunity Employer
TITLE: DIRECTOR OF LAND USE MANAGEMENT CIVIL SERVICE STATUS: UNCLASSIFIED
EMPLOYMENT STATUS: FULL-TIME
FLSA STATUS: EXEMPT APPOINTING
AUTHORITY: BOARD OF PREBLE COUNTY COMMISSIONERS WORK HOURS: 8:00 A.M. – 4:30 P.M.
(SHALL BE REQUIRED TO WORK SOME EVENING HOURS)
OB RESPONSIBILITIES: (Performs other related duties as required.) Under general direction, performs managerial, professional and administrative duties for Building Regulations, Zoning, GIS and Tax Map divisions f Preble County. Work involves providing guidance for the orderly long range grow th, redevelopment and current development of Preble County. Work requires extensive public contact and coordination with other departments, boards, commissions and the public. Extensive judgment and initiative are required. Considerable tact and courtesy must be exercised.
QUALIFICATIONS: Any combination of training and work experience which indicates possession of the skills, knowledge and abilities listed below. An example of an acceptable qualification for this position is: To perform his job successfully, an individual must be able to read, analyze, and interpret blueprints, ability to write reports and business correspondence. Experience and knowledge in GIS and survey work. This position requires the bility to communicate effectively and to solve practical problems. Experience in public administration and management experience with (5) years experience.
Title: GIS Analyst
Location: Dayton, Ohio
Responsibilities: The Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Analyst prepares GIS application designs, modifications and documentation including needs analysis, database and program designs. Develops and maintains relational database designs of data structures within a spatial database. Identifies problems encountered with GIS/CAD systems and recommends corrective action as needed. Executes training on various GIS or CAD software applications for use within the department and maintains standards for the common digital base map (planimetrics), map layers and/or GIS standards. Participates in the selection of GIS, CAD and other Geographic related software and computer systems; identifies and analyzes the needs of the department and translates them into methods and procedures for developing GIS products.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Geography, Urban Planning, Cartography, Civil Engineering or closely related field AND 2 years of experience in GIS programming or GIS database administration/support; OR Associate's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering Sciences or closely related field AND 6 years of experience in GIS programming or GIS database administration/support. Must have experience installing, updating and using software packages such as ArcInfo, ArcView and Intergraph's GeoMedia in the use of GIS and related applications for utilities (gas, water, electric), environmental or public safety areas. Degree must be from a college, university, or institution of higher learning that is accredited by the U.S. Department of Education through the North Central Association of Colleges and Universities or equivalent region. Must possess a valid driver's license at time of appointment and maintain thereafter as a term and condition of continued employment.
Online registration is currently disabled due to a website problem. If you would like to join SWOGIS, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and include the following details:
- Full Name
- Organization or Business Name)
- Address (including city and zip code)
- Phone Number
- Email Address
The Fulton County Auditor is accepting applications for the position of GIS Supervisor. This position will work under the general direction of the County Auditor, coordinating, planning, implementing, maintaining, and supervising all GIS activities. Wage will be based on qualifications and experience. All interested applicants should visit www.fultoncountyoh.com for more information. Attached is the full job announcement.
Come join SWOGIS at the 4th Annual Ohio GIS User Group Meeting sponspored by Ohio URISA next week. The meeting will be from 5-6pm Tuesday in the Hyatt Regency (conference venue) Franklin Room D. Hear about what SWOGIS and other user groups throughout the state are doing to learn and promote GIS. Attached is the user group meeting agenda.