Geomatics Academic Program Spec II
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314
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From $55,000 To $62,100
The APS-II in Geomatics supports both FLREC and statewide Geomatics
faculty by teaching and administering Geomatics courses and labs at
FLREC. The position develops curriculum, acts as lead instructor, and
administers program courses as needed. The APS-II in Geomatics works
with School of Forest Resources and Conservation (SFRC) staff in
maintaining the Geomatics undergraduate curriculum, graduate curriculum,
and recruitment activities. The position is responsible for co-creating
new academic offerings (e.g., certificates and degrees) with Geomatics
faculty based upon needs from the professional community.
The APS-II in Geomatics writes and edits complex content for program
proposals, research grants, publications, and other program activities.
The position is also responsible for conducting field and office
The APS-II in Geomatics develops, participates, and tracks outcomes
from outreach and recruitment events in South Florida. The position
attends and coordinates meetings with the local surveying societies and
GIS professional groups. Further, the position acts as a liaison between
the educational community and the professional geospatial community.
The position is responsible for updating and improving the FLREC
Geomatics website and initiating program promotion efforts through
social media and other venues. The APS-II in Geomatics advises
prospective students by responding to inquiries and guiding them through
the admissions process. The position advises current Geomatics students
of university policies and curriculum requirements necessary for
graduation. The APS-II mentors prospective students, current students,
and program staff in career planning.
The APS-II in Geomatics researches and makes purchasing
recommendations related to software and hardware expenditures. The
position develops and maintains an office and field equipment inventory.
The APS-II in Geomatics also maintains Geomatics field equipment for
labs and research activities. The position coordinates with FLREC IT
personnel, SFRC IT personnel, and Geomatics faculty in ensuring that the
most current versions of software programs are accessible for students
in the FLREC computer lab. The APS-II in Geomatics is responsible for
being proficient in using classroom and distance education technologies
such as video conferencing, Adobe Connect, etc. The position attends
meetings as required and completes other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree and three years of relevant experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
- Master's degree
- PSM licensure
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