GIS Analyst/Cartographic Design Specialist

Location
Columbia, SC
Posted
Feb 28, 2018
Administrative Jobs
Technology, Analysts & Programming
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Posting Details
Posting Summary

Logo Posting Number STA00559PO17 Classification Title GIS Analyst Internal Title GIS Analyst/Cartographic Design Specialist Campus Columbia 01 College/Division College of Social Work Department Institute for Families in Society Band 5 Advertised Minimum Salary $32,838 Advertised Salary Range Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience Location of Vacancy Part/Full Time Full Time Hours per week 37.5 Work Schedule

Monday thru Friday 1-hour lunch
8:30am-5:00pm

Type of Staff Position Research Grant (RGP) Basis 12 months Job Search Category Other Professional

About UofSC

The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state's flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 "Best Colleges" according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state's educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.



Position Description

Advertised Job Summary

he Division of Integrated Health & Policy Research (IHPR) at the University of South Carolina/Institute for Families in Society is seeking a GIS Analyst – Cartographic Design Specialist. This position will support GIS/cartographic capabilities by creating complex final map products supporting health systems, services, and policy-related projects using ArcGIS in a fast-paced, applied research environment. This position will be responsible for IHPR's mapping product design and implementation and will work with Senior GIS staff to create conceptualized products and standardized mapping templates. Other product development and responsibilities include the creation of tables, reports, posters, and documentation. GIS Analyst – Cartographic Design Specialist will be a member of a GIS unit using the latest ESRI software (ArcGIS Desktop, Server, ArcGIS Pro, and ArcGIS Online) and ancillary tools (Adobe Creative Cloud Suite, Excel, Access, Internet-based data sources, SQL Server). This 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 2 years related GIS experience, or an associates degree in geography or related field and 4 years GIS related experience.

• Converts map data into geographic information system (GIS) software-specific products;
• Proven ability to conceptualize and complete complex projects with thorough documentation and demonstration of applied logic;
• Demonstrated experience with ArcGIS 10.1 or higher as well as knowledge of cartography including design principles and understanding map creation procedures in ArcGIS;
• Demonstrated ability of data transfer, data analysis, data mining, and data management using basic spreadsheet applications (e.g., Excel, Access, ArcGIS attribute tables);
• Ability to communicate effectively with supervisors, project leader, and co-workers both orally and in writing;
• Attention to detail and ability to work both independently and collaboratively; and
• Ability to pivot effectively to various GIS tasks to meet project needs.

Preferred Qualifications

• Knowledge of public health concepts and methods.
• Prior work in a health care setting or with health data.
• Knowledge of ArcGIS Online, Python, SQL is a plus.
• Experience working with large datasets is desirable.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

• Ability to communicate effectively with supervisors, project leader, and co-workers both orally and in writing;
• Attention to detail and ability to work both independently and collaboratively; and
• Ability to pivot effectively to various GIS tasks to meet project needs.



Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies 1 Desired Start Date 02/01/2018 If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end date Job Open Date 12/04/2017 Job Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant Quicklink for Posting http://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/22485 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. * Do you have at least a bachelor's degree in geography or related field and 2 years related GIS experience, or an associates degree in geography or related field and 4 years GIS related Experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Describe the process you use to to create a standardize mapping template.

    (Open Ended Question)



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

    PI101377328

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