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GIS - Analyst 1

Austin Peay State University

Clarksville,  Tennessee
GIS Analyst

Summary
The Geographic Information Systems Analyst performs several primary GIS/GPS functions including maintaining land use records, compiling databases, digitizing maps compiling maps, graphs and assessing informational requirements of GIS Center clients and partners; developing GIS/GPS procedures and project coordination. The GIS Analyst is under the supervision of the GIS Director.

Founded in 1927, the school is named after former Tennessee Governor Austin Peay, a Clarksville native. Austin Peay is a four-year public, doctoral-level university, with six colleges and four Chairs of Excellence. Austin Peay’s strategic plan focuses on five goals that will guide the University through the next 10 years. The five goals are growing enrollment, building student success, sustaining University growth, expanding diversity and enhancing communication.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

-GIS mapping and Geodatabase design with current GIS Projects.
-Compile and design maps, charts, and graphs of relevant GIS project data.
-Formulate solutions for the delivery of GIS data products.
-Complete assigned project training and act as trainer to students
-Maintain GIS hardware and software needed by the project and GPS projects.
-GPS data collection including Stormwater infrastructure
-Coordinate and mentor student workers.
-Develop project documentation
-Work with students on GIS/GPS projects and supervise as needed.
-Development of data collection applications and forms using ESRI Collector, Survey123, and related software
-Perform other job-related duties as assigned.

Essential Functions

-Ability to efficiently operate a personal computer and associated software (Outlook, Word, Excel, etc.)
-Ability to communicate effectively and appropriately.
-Ability to maintain confidentiality of records and information.
-Ability to cooperate, work well, and get along with supervisors, coworkers, students, University community and the public
-Ability to maintain files accurately, in paper and in software programs.
-Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
-Ability to make mathematical computations accurately.
-Ability to learn new software programs as related to GIS and water quality management.
-Ability to use GPS equipment and software.
-Ability to use ESRI ArcGIS Software for mapping projects.
-Ability to manipulate and export GIS Data for use in other software including water quality models
-Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Physical Requirements
Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to move objects.

Required Minimum Qualifications
-Bachelor’s degree in one of the following fields: Geography, GIS, Engineering, Computer Science, Environmental Science or related field.
-A minimum of two (2) years’ experience working with ESRI GIS software.
-Experience with ESRI ArcGIS, GPS equipment and software programs.
-A background search will be required of the successful applicant.



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