GIS Associate

University of Notre Dame

United States

February 1, 2022


Position Information

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Job Title GIS Associate Job Description

The Children's Environmental Health Initiative (CEHI) at the University of Notre Dame is currently recruiting for a GIS Associate to provide support to a series of spatially based research projects focused on health outcomes.

About CEHI CEHI is a research, education, and outreach program committed to fostering environments where all people can prosper. CEHI oversees multiple environmental research projects emphasizing the special vulnerabilities of children. CEHI projects focus on incorporating innovative spatial analysis in combination with field-based sampling into children's environmental health research. CEHI maintains a deep institutional commitment to issues of social justice and thus focuses much of its work in low income and minority communities.

About Notre Dame Research Notre Dame Research is committed to creating a community that fosters equity of experience and opportunity and ensures that members of all backgrounds feel safe, welcome, and included. We strive to achieve a culture of openness, autonomy, and belonging, making Notre Dame an exceptional place for our team, partners, and collaborators to flourish.

About the role Specific tasks include but are not limited to: technical support for GIS related research projects, data processing, dataset management, assist in website development, test and documentation.

This is a limited term staff position with an expected duration of 2-3 years. This position will be located on campus, in South Bend, IN.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree required in geographic information systems, geography, planning, landscape architecture, civil engineering, computer science, or a related field and 1-2 years of professional experience.

Skills we are seeking include: Ability to write technical documents and research reports Ability to program using tools such as Python, VBA, JavaScript, ArcGIS and to learn other languages necessary to facilitate the GIS functions Basic knowledge about web development Knowledge in Database / Dataset management Ability to work in a team-based environment; meet deadlines in a fast-paced multitasking environment Excellent written, visual, and verbal communication skills Analytical and statistical skills especially spatial analysis and modeling

Preferred Qualifications

Candidate should have related experience using GIS software, GIS-based programming, and application development experience in web/desktop environment (e.g., R, JavaScript, Python, CSS, Tableau)

Special Instructions to Applicants Department Children's Environmental Health Initiative (28108) Department Website https: // Family / Sub-Family Academic Aff / Research - Natural/Physical Career Stream/Level EIC 1 Associate Department Hiring Pay Range $35,612 - $61,049 Pay ID Semi-Monthly FLSA Status S1 - FT Exempt Job Category Information Technology Job Type Full-time Schedule: Days of Week & Hours Schedule: Hours/Week Schedule: # of months 24

Posting Detail Information

The University of Notre Dame seeks to attract, develop, and retain the highest quality faculty, staff and administration. The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to building a culturally diverse workplace. We strongly encourage applications from female and minority candidates and others that will enhance our community. Moreover, Notre Dame prohibits discrimination against veterans or disabled qualified individuals, and requires affirmative action by covered contractors to employ and advance veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities in compliance with 41 CFR 60-741.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-300.5(a).

Job Posting Date (Campus) 01/11/2022

Job Posting Date (Public) 01/11/2022 Job Closing Date 02/01/2022 Posting Type Open To All Applicants Posting Number S221207 Quick Link for Internal Postings https: //

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