GIS Specialist/Instructional Designer, Instructional & Information Technology Services (507359)

  • Cal State University (CSU) San Marcos
  • San Marcos, California
  • Jan 01, 2022
Full Time Education and Training GIS and Surveying Information Technology and Communication Services

Job Description


Job Overview

The Instructional Development Services (IDS) team, within the Academic Technology unit in Instructional and Information Technology Services, supports all faculty seeking assistance with the development, maintenance, and upgrade of online instructional materials, online courses, and various software packages including Geographic Information Systems (GIS). Reporting to the Director of Academic Technology, the incumbent is primarily responsible for instructional support of faculty members and courses using GIS in addition to providing university-wide support for GIS by other units (e.g. Facilities Development & Management). The incumbent receives day-to-day operational direction from the Director and works with peers in the group to provide training and assist to faculty seeking assistance from IDS related to GIS, Learning Management System (LMS), and other assigned software and products. The incumbent is a member of a team of professionals who evaluate instructional content for best practices, perform training and assistance in the conversion of instructional materials, and support the activities related to online learning, Open Educational Resources (OER), and other instructional initiatives at CSUSM.

Position Summary

GIS Specialist/Instructional Designer (Information Technology Consultant - Career)

This is a full time , exempt p osition, which will lead toward permanent status following the successful completion of a probationary period.

This position is eligible for a broad range of benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurances, retirement (CalPERS), tuition waiver, vacation and sick leave. In addition, 14 paid holidays are offered each year; 13 scheduled on specific days and a Personal Holiday that may be taken any time during the year.

A comprehensive benefits summary for this position is available online by visiting our Benefits Portal.

To view the full job description and position requirements, please click on the following link: GIS Specialist/Instructional Designer

Anticipated Salary Range: $5,000 - $$5,833 per month

CSU Classification Salary Range: $4,372 - $10,792 per month

California State University San Marcos

A mid-size university located in San Diego's vibrant North County, we are dedicated to service, innovation, leadership and diversity. We have an attentive faculty and state-of-the-art facilities which offer our students hundreds of opportunities to learn, lead, play and serve.

California State University San Marcos is a new kind of university, pushing the boundaries of innovation to prepare tomorrow's leaders, build stronger communities and solve pressing issues.

Cutting-edge research meets hands-on application at our campus and in the real world.

Application Process

This position is open until filled. For assurance of full consideration, please submit application, cover letter and resume by 11:59pm on December 14, 2021.

Applicants who require an accommodation during the application or testing process due to a disability recognized under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)/CA Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) should notify the Office of Human Resources at (760) 750-4418 or e-mail: Hearing & speech impaired call our TDD at (760) 750-3238.

Supplemental Information

CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at Questions should be sent to the Office of Human Resources at

Following a conditional offer of employment, satisfactory completion of a background check (including criminal records check) is required prior to beginning employment. Any offer of employment rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.

California State University San Marcos is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer that is strongly committed to promoting diversity in all areas of the campus community. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to age, physical or mental disability, gender or sex, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion or religious creed, sexual orientation, and veteran or military status.

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California State University San Marcos is not a sponsoring agent for staff or management positions (i.e. H1-B visas).

Positions are posted for a minimum of 14 days.

Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

Job Address

San Marcos, California 92096 United States View Map