GIS Analyst

Location
Columbia, SC
Posted
Jul 20, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Posting Details
Posting Summary


Posting Number STA00085PO17 Classification Title GIS Analyst Internal Title GIS Analyst Campus Columbia 01 College/Division College of Social Work Department Institute for Families in Society Band 5 Advertised Minimum Salary $34,480 Advertised Salary Range 34,480 - 38,000 Location of Vacancy Part/Full Time Full Time Hours per week 37.5 Work Schedule Type of Staff Position Research Grant (RGP) Basis 12 months Job Search Category Other Professional

About UofSC

The University of South Carolina is a premiere flagship research institution in South Carolina and one of the top 50 “Best Colleges” according to U.S. News and World Report. With more than 46,000 students on eight campuses, the University of South Carolina is a leader in improving the lives of individuals in South Carolina and around the world. Founded in 1801, the University of South Carolina employs almost 14,000 people. At the University of South Carolina, our employees include some of the brightest minds and most accomplished professionals in the world. The diversity of thought and active engagement of our colleagues makes for a dynamic and interesting work environment. The University has been named a best place to work, and a big part of that is the people. Our diverse faculty and staff embody a dedication to serve our students, so that a job becomes a passion with no limits.



Benefits for Temporary Positions

The University of South Carolina (UofSC), through the State of SC and Public Employee Benefit Authority (PEBA), offers state employees a valuable benefits package, including health and life insurance, generous paid leave and retirement programs. To learn more about UofSC benefits, navigate here: http://sc.edu/about/offices_and_divisions/human_resources/benefits/index.php.



Position Description

Advertised Job Summary

University of South Carolina/Institute for Families in Society -MPR Division is seeking a GIS Analyst. GIS Analyst 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. Performs address standardization and processing, geocoding, routine data maintenance, and other data management tasks. Responsible for processing 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). Salary commensurate with qualifications. This grant funded position is established in support of expanded research activities and projects.

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions)

Bachelor's degree in geography or related field and 3 years related GIS experience, or an associate degree in geography or related field and 5 years GIS related experience.Working knowledge and experience with ArcGIS Desktop 10.4, address processing, and geocoding. 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.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

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.



Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies Desired Start Date If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end date Job Open Date 07/19/2017 Job Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant Quicklink for Posting http://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/16980 EEO Statement

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, veteran status or genetics.



Position Attributes

Hazardous weather category Non-Essential Safety Sensitive or Security Sensitive No

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Provide a brief summary of your three years of related GIS work experience.

    (Open Ended Question)



Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. List of References and Contact Information
Optional Documents

    PI98746303