Sr. GIS Training Content Creator

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Apply your GIS experience, talent for writing, and strong communication skills in a project team environment. Join the innovative team that is responsible for designing, authoring, and updating educational materials for teaching GIS concepts, skills, and workflows.


  • Work with the latest Esri software to develop and maintain instructor-led and web-based training materials
  • Stay up to date with Esri's latest technology and expand your knowledge of the GIS industry
  • Design courses that apply instructional design and effective learning principles to engage students, encourage participation, and meet the requirements of the adult learner
  • Build virtual machines (VMs) to support course development and delivery
  • Find, verify, and prepare course data for student exercises
  • Collaborate with team members in departmental and interdepartmental projects


  • 5+ years of GIS application experience
    • 2+ years of experience working with ArcGIS Pro
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication, time management, presentation, and interpersonal skills
  • Superior initiative and the ability to work independently as well as in a team environment
  • Ability to explain complex concepts and tasks in understandable terms
  • Ability to create graphics for educational purposes using basic software applications (SnagIt, PowerPoint)
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in geography, geoscience, biological science, computer science, education, or related field

Recommended Qualifications

  • 2+ years of experience in technical training development
  • Exposure or experience working with, deploying, configuring, and managing ArcGIS Enterprise and related web applications
  • Knowledge of and experience applying the instructional design process and the ADDIE model of instructional design
  • Experience with classroom and virtual classroom facilitation techniques
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products (Windows, Word, PowerPoint)

Note: Applicants are encouraged to submit an electronic portfolio of writing samples.



Total Rewards

Esri’s competitive total rewards strategy includes industry-leading health and welfare benefits: medical, dental, vision, basic and supplemental life insurance for employees (and their families), 401(k) and profit-sharing programs, minimum accrual of 80 hours of vacation leave, twelve paid holidays throughout the calendar year, and opportunities for personal and professional growth. Base salary is one component of our total rewards strategy. Compensation decisions and the base range for this role take into account many factors including but not limited to skill sets; experience and training; licensure and certifications; and other business and organizational needs.

A reasonable estimate of the base salary range is
$70,720-$108,160 USD

About Esri

At Esri, diversity is more than just a word on a map. When employees of different experiences, perspectives, backgrounds, and cultures come together, we are more innovative and ultimately a better place to work. We believe in having a diverse workforce that is unified under our mission of creating positive global change. We understand that diversity, equity, and inclusion is not a destination but an ongoing process. We are committed to the continuation of learning, growing, and changing our workplace so every employee can contribute to their life’s best work. Our commitment to these principles extends to the global communities we serve by creating positive change with GIS technology. For more information on Esri’s Racial Equity and Social Justice initiatives, please visit our website here.

If you don’t meet all of the preferred qualifications for this position, we encourage you to still apply!

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