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