Geographical Information Systems (GIS) Coordinator

  • James Cook University
  • Australia, QLD
  • Jan 9, 2023
Technology Full Time - Continuing

Job Description:

Creating a brighter future for life in the Tropics and beyond, through education and research that makes a difference locally, and globally, James Cook University (JCU) now has an exciting opportunity for a GIS Coordinator to join our team in the Estate Directorate. The position is full-time, on a continuing basis and based at the Townsville Bebegu Yumba campus, Douglas. Remuneration is at HEWL 6: $78,782 - $85,329 per annum plus up to 17% employer superannuation contributions.

The GIS Coordinator is responsible for the development, maintenance and operation of Geographic Information Systems to deliver a service that is effective, efficient and responsive to the needs of the University by providing contemporary Information Management solutions. In this technical role, you’ll oversee the creation and maintenance of GIS databases, ensuring data is accessible, accurately stored and organised to enable effective decision-making and support strategic planning and development processes for the Estate Directorate. Contributing to the continuous improvement of service delivery, utilising best practice approaches and emerging technologies to enhance the University’s GIS and BIM platforms, you’ll ensure statutory standards are met and maintained and deliver high-quality mapping products to support the delivery of capital projects and space planning.

With relevant qualifications and experience, you’re familiar with building design systems and have a thorough understanding of their relationships with other facility management systems. You bring proven experience providing support in the implementation of new systems and data improvement initiatives as well as demonstrated computer literacy with skills in a range of computer programs, in particular, Revit. You use effective organisational, problem-solving and administrative skills to prioritise and meet competing deadlines, exercising judgement and initiative and you also bring well-developed communication and interpersonal skills to foster highly effective working relationships and deal with complex customer matters.

JCU offers a culturally diverse working environment with opportunities for professional and personal growth. Employee wellbeing is at the core of our values, and we support our people through the provision of flexible working conditions and many other exclusive benefits including;
A generous superannuation scheme with up to 17% employer contributions with UniSuper
5 weeks of annual recreation leave
15 days of paid sick/personal/carers leave per year
Flexible working options
Attractive options for salary packaging
Fitness Passport
Employee Assistance Program
Ongoing professional development support
Staff study assistance
Access to online media subscriptions
Corporate discount on health insurance premiums
Well-equipped campus facilities including medical, cafes, gym and childcare.

If you are interested in advancing your career with our world-leading University, please visit the Careers at JCU website and apply for vacancy reference 18213. Applications close 29 January 2023 at 11:59 PM.


Higher Education : Professional