Under the direction of the Enterprise GIS Manager, the incumbent will apply their thorough knowledge of the ArcGIS suite of products to assist with the development and maintenance of the university's enterprise GIS. A primary function of this position will be to help develop and maintain metrics across all campuses in support of the university's Ecosystem Services sustainability goal. Additionally, they will be helping maintain and develop the campus basemap, tree data, landscape and other operational layers related to university asset management. Edits and updates the GIS database daily. Ensures accuracy and currency of the GIS database and other geospatial data through extensive QC/QA. Runs queries and analyzes data for specific projects in addition to creating applicable map products or services. Reviews and updates metadata. Writes and maintains extensive documentation explaining project directions and parameters for staff and student usage of the GIS data. Keeps up with current and future technologies, software and geospatial tools. Responsible for training GIS Assistants and/or new employees. Consults with senior level staff and departmental managers as necessary. Performs other duties as assigned. The appointment is a 1 year term with a potential 1 year renewal.
Bachelor’s Degree in Geography, GIS, Computer Science, or other relevant fields; or a GIS certificate and two years demonstrated proficiency in the use of ArcMap, ArcGIS Pro, ArcGIS Online and usage of peripherals in lieu of bachelor’s degree; highly skilled in ArcGIS suite of products (10X); experience with networks, georeferencing, COGO’ing, running topology, data layer editing and working within a versioned environment; excellent understanding of coordinate systems and various GIS data formats and databases (shapefiles, features classes, personal geodatabases vs. ArcSDE); experience with linking objects to data features and comfortable creating joins and relates; experience with ArcGIS Collector, ArcPad or other surveying/GPS tools; familiarity with web map services, ArcGIS Online and Portal; advanced knowledge of computers, operating systems and peripherals; proficient in writing technical documentation; effective time management and organizational skills; ability to work independently and part of a team.
Experience with AutoCAD, Revit and other Auto desk products; experience with data transformation technologies (FME); concepts associated with university management such as planning, engineering, utility networks, parks and recreations, public safety, zoning, etc.
Target Salary: $35,000.00 - $50,000.00 Annually
Job Category: Administrative and Professional
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