GIS Analyst

Columbia, SC
Apr 10, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Title GIS Analyst

Internal Title


Band 5

Requisition Number 011418

Minimum Salary $34,479

Salary Range Salary commensurate with qualifications

Pay Basis Annually

Department Institute for Families in Society

Campus USC Columbia

Expected Fill Date

Job Posting Date 02-03-2014

Reopen Date

Minimum Posting Period Ends

Job Close Date

Type of Position
Research Grant

Job Type Full-Time

Job Category Technical

If Research Grant/Time Limited, indicate the benefits provided
Health Insurance
Annual Leave
Sick Leave

Job Description
University of South Carolina/Institute for Families in Society -MPR Division is seeking a GIS Analyst. Position will use Geographic Information System (GIS) software, tools and methods to generate map products and conduct routine spatial analyses based on predefined procedures in a fast paced, applied research environment. Position will perform address standardization and processing, geocoding, routine data maintenance, and other data management tasks. Position will be responsible for process documentation and maintenance of metadata. Staff will be a member of a GIS unit using latest ESRI software (ArcGIS Desktop, Server, ArcGIS Pro, and ArcGIS Online) and ancillary tools (Excel, Access, Internet-based data sources, SQL Server). This position is established in support of expanded research activities and projects. Salary commensurate with qualifications.

Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in geography, public health, earth sciences, life sciences, engineering, or related field and 3 years related GIS experience, or an associate's degree in geography or related field and 5 years related GIS Experience.
Working knowledge and experience with ArcGIS Desktop 10.4, address processing, and geocoding. Demonstrable expertise in cartographic design and production. Ability to operate GlS equipment (e.g. plotter). Proven ability to conceptualize and complete complex projects with thorough documentation and demonstration of applied logic. Ability to communicate effectively with supervisors, project leader, and co-workers both orally and in writing. Ability to work in a team environment as well as a goal-oriented individual who functions with the highest level of integrity and professionalism.

Preferred Qualifications
Knowledge of public health concepts and methods. Experience working with health-related datasets (Medicaid/Medicare, hospitalization data, cancer data, etc.), calculating prevalence or incidence rates, and mapping health data. Experience working with large is desirable. Web GIS skills and experience are a plus.

Documents which must be associated with this posting

Special Instructions to Applicants

SOC Code 17-3031


Similar jobs

Similar jobs