How do you use GIS to help your company?
I help students, staff and faculty use GIS software and find GIS data to further their research.
GIS software used:
All ESRI products. ENVI- remote sensing and GIS.
What skills do you need to be successful in your position?
The patience of a teacher, skills with GIS software, cartographic knowledge, familiarity with university research methods.
What do you particularly enjoy about your position?
I enjoy helping people apply GIS to a wide range of applications.
What don’t you like about your position?
I rarely get to work deeply with one project, so my programming skills are rusty!
How did you get started in GIS?:
I studied Geography.
How did you find out about your current position?:
Through GIS Job Clearinghouse
What parting words of advice to you have?:
Pick a subject area or a particular part of GIS to focus on. In the future, we will probably need to specialize more than we do already.
Submitted March 19, 2001.
|Years of Experience||Education|
|3||Postgraduate||$43,000 – 55,000/year|