MidAmerica GIS Consortium

We believe geospatial technology creates value far reaching from ourselves. We are a network of dedicated leaders in the fields of mapmaking, location services, & data management.


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  • 28 Oct 2020 12:32 PM | Amber Shultz (Administrator)


    The GIS Manager supervises GIS staff and serves as the principle technical lead for overall hardware and software architecture, user management, licensing, geometric networks, analysis, workflows and program environments related to geographic information systems and asset systems. This position is responsible for the interoperability and automation of various enterprise/departmental systems within the Technical Support Group's supported programs. Primary specific duties include:

    Infrastructure & Staff Management

    •  Responsible for TSG infrastructure; including hardware specifications and software management, user management, licensing, geometric networks, workflows, and all production environments 
    •  Supervise GIS staff members. Delegate projects and assignments to staff and oversee training and professional development 
    •  Drive enterprise integration planning; lifecycle project planning and management; create, maintain, and track project plans and schedules ensuring strategic initiatives are met and aligned 
    •  Work as part of an integrated enterprise service department to ensure the scalability and sustainability of solutions 

    Project Management and Coordination

    •  Perform operational metrics analyses, including business and operations analytics, reporting, and forecasting in conjunction with performance management plans 
    •  Assist in the development, deployment, and maintenance of strategic and business plans, governance models, and budgeting and resource management
    •  Foster coordination and collaborate with stakeholders ensuring integrated and sustainable solutions, as well as project consensus

    Data Management and Analytics

    •  Supports team in advanced geospatial and asset management analytics
    •  Lead geospatial and asset management programs

    Minimum qualifications include: Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a bachelor's degree in GIS, geography, or closely related discipline. Graduate degree or graduate hours is an asset. GISP certification is an asset. Must have at least ten (10) years of related GIS and/or asset management, operational management, or technical experience.

    Annual entry salary: Up to $74,500 DOQ

  • 28 Oct 2020 12:29 PM | Amber Shultz (Administrator)


    The Senior GIS Analyst has oversight over the creation, maintenance, and dissemination of geospatial data. The position is responsible for analyzing the GIS system for areas of improvement and evaluating integrated solutions and for the development of plans and acting to improve the program or integrate new solutions. Specific duties include:

    • Oversight of the creation, maintenance, analysis, modeling, reporting, displaying, and dissemination of geospatial data.
    • Provide expertise related to information, assistance, and training on geospatial technologies to GIS Technicians and Analysts, as well as other City departments.
    • Coordinates custom mapping projects, including the oversight of the entire project life cycle
    • Installs, configures, maintains, and troubleshoots geospatial applications.
    • Identify City functions that would be benefit from geospatial technologies and evaluates user needs.

    Minimum qualifications: Associates degree from an accredited college or university in GIS, geography, computer science or related field, Bachelor's degree preferred. Must have at least seven (7) years of professional GIS experience. Must possess and maintain a valid Class C Kansas driver’s license and city insurable driving record. 

    Annual entry salary:  Up to $59,085 DOQ

  • 5 Oct 2020 12:52 PM | Dan Rose

    The City of Columbia, Missouri has an opening for GIS Analyst - details can be found here: https://www.gocomojobs.com/postings/22573. The posting closes on Monday, Oct. 19th, with interviews on Oct. 29th.

    General duties: Perform professional work designing, developing, maintaining, and providing training on specialized GIS data systems, procedures, applications, and data solutions to support and improve situational awareness and City business processes and efficiencies for management, supervisors, operations staff, and the public. See the posting for more details.

  • 10 Sep 2020 9:01 AM | Amber Shultz (Administrator)

    Supervise the GIS staff work groups and projects to administer and maintain GIS mapping systems, databases and applications.

    Read property legal descriptions, plats and surveys and draw them on maps. Create and edit digital maps in coverages and shape files using ESRI ArcMap Software. Add annotation and text to digital map layers. Link excel spreadsheets created from downloading data to make specific maps. Create requested maps delineating parcels selected by graphic tools or querying map layers using ArcMap tools such as Buffer. Perform QC work on map layers using ArcCatalog and ArcView. Create ArcReader maps using ArcPublisher Software. Convert Arc coverages to GeoDatabases. Plot large format paper maps from digital files.

    TITLE: GIS Supervisor

    DEPARTMENT: Public Works Department

    PAY LEVEL: Level 20 Step13-21 ($64,688.00-75,795.20/yearly)


    LOCATION: Leavenworth County Courthouse

    SUPERVISOR: PW Director


    40% Technical Knowledge of GIS Software. Stays updated on ESRI ArcMap Software through classes and hands- on education. Production of mapping layers, attribute tables, and any other data sets required by any county department.

    40% Interoffice/department coordination for properly maintaining, developing, and creating layer and attribute data as necessary for the departments GIS provides services for.

    15% Supervision of up to 4 staff and their projects.

    5% Quality control of GIS layers and other general data sets.


  • 20 Aug 2020 4:24 PM | Amber Shultz (Administrator)

    TITLE: Geographic Information System (GIS) Analyst

    LOCATION: Missouri House of Representatives

    Missouri State Capitol Building, Jefferson City, MO

    STARTING SALARY: The starting salary range is $65,000 to $75,000 annually with actual starting salary commensurate with applicable education and experience.

    DESCRIPTION: The GIS Analyst is a professional nonpartisan staff position that supports the legislative reappointment and redistricting activities of the Missouri Legislature. This temporary position is full time and is eligible for Missouri state employee benefits.

    RESPONSIBILITIES: The GIS Analyst position is responsible for providing technical support to members and staff throughout the redistricting process including, but not limited to, working with GIS software to design and produce thematic district maps and statistical reports; analyzing and providing statistical population reports and tables based on redistricting plans and related Census data; effectively presenting data to members and staff; training members and staff on functionality of the redistricting software and applications; and assisting House staff in refining publications and other documents with mapping enhancements, graphics, story maps, and other spatial representations; and other related duties.

    QUALIFICATIONS: Graduation from a college or university, with a Bachelor’s degree in GIS, Geography, Data Science, Computer Science or related field and proficiency in the use of ESRI ArcGIS software, ArcServer software, and other GIS applications. Related experience preferred. Applicants must be able to work independently, exhibit excellent communication and customer service skills and the have the ability to remain objective, nonpartisan, and professional.

    APPLICATION PROCESS: Please send resume, application and letter of interest no later than Friday, August 28, 2020 to the Missouri House of Representatives, Administration Division, State Capitol Building, Room B-22, 201 W. Capitol Avenue, Jefferson City, MO 65101, Attention: GIS Analyst. Documents may also be submitted electronically to househr@house.mo.gov. Additional information and the House Application for Employment form may be found on the House website at www.house.mo.gov or by contacting the House Administration Division at (573) 522-6855. Applicants are expected to be available for in-person interviews in Jefferson City, Missouri.

    EQUAL OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT: The Missouri House of Representatives is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability status, age, or other non-merit factor.

  • 3 Aug 2020 2:14 PM | Amber Shultz (Administrator)

    Full link: https://jobs.illinois.edu/research-positions/job-details?jobID=133863&job=visiting-scientific-specialist-map-standards-illinois-state-geological-survey-133863

    The Illinois State Geological Survey (ISGS) is a premier state geological survey serving the needs of the public, government, and industry with earth science information and research relevant to natural resources, environmental quality, economic vitality, and public safety. ISGS is part of the Prairie Research Institute (PRI) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, which is centrally located between Chicago, St. Louis, and Indianapolis.  Learn more at go.illinois.edu/PRIjobs.  

    The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or veteran status. For more information, visit http://go.illinois.edu/EEO.

    ISGS is seeking to hire a Visiting Scientific Specialist, Map Standards (up to two depending on applicant pool and programmatic need) to contribute to geologic mapping program by digitizing, compiling, attributing, and symbolizing new and existing geologic map data.  Position is based in Champaign, Illinois.

    Major Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Migrate geologic map data into the USGS Geologic Map Schema (GemS) database.
    • Prepare comprehensive and detailed metadata for GemS.
    • Produce hardcopy geologic and derivative maps as well as cross sections.
    • Prepare graphic and GIS files for distribution on the Survey website.
    • Communicate information to geologists and GIS/graphics staff on base map availability established cartographic standards, procedure documentation, templates, and style sets for geologic maps; and storage of GIS and graphics files.
    • Respond to requests for information and provide technical expertise to PRI staff, government agencies, non-governmental organizations, academia, industry, and the general public.
    • Attend, participate in, and contribute to meetings.
    • Contribute in the areas of education, outreach, and/or other service to the Survey, PRI, the University of Illinois, and the state of Illinois.
    • Enhance the reputation of the Survey and PRI at the state, national, and international level.
    • Keep abreast of developments in this discipline.
    • Perform other duties as needed in order to further the mission and goals of PRI.

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