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GIS Analyst/Cartographic Design Specialist

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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
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


POSITION DESCRIPTION


Advertised Job Summary

The 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.

The 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.

Position Attributes

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

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
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.





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