The GIS/Web Application Specialist works with faculty, Digital Pedagogy & Scholarship team members, and other Library & IT staff to develop, integrate, and implement web-based applications that will advance the University’s academic mission and promote Bucknell’s reputation as a leader in GIS/Digital Scholarship initiatives. This position works closely with the Digital Pedagogy & Scholarship Specialist for GIS but will also partner with web developers from the Library & IT Enterprise Systems team.
The GIS/ Web Application Specialist:
- Creates highly-innovative GIS/digital scholarship applications that can be used in the classroom and to showcase faculty/student research to a broader, public audience all in support of the University’s academic mission
- Researches and recommends infrastructure solutions for GIS use on campus
- Provides technical support for GIS use across campus
- Displays a commitment to learning and adhering to programming/web development standards adopted by the Library & IT Enterprise Systems team – e.g. standards for testing functionality to meet client specifications; developing reports & documentation (technical and end user); observing protocols on code review, reusability and versioning; implementing best practices for usability and user testing.