The University of Texas at El Paso Job Posting

This posting is Closed

G.I.S. Analyst - GIS Analyst

Hiring department Biological Sciences
Monthly salary $3,866 - $5,800
Hours per week 40.00 Standard from 800AM to 500PM
Posting number 13-01-29-01-4550
Job Status Closed
FLSA status Exempt
Earliest Start Date Immediately
Position Duration Funding expected to continue
Position open to internal applicants only
Location El Paso
Number of vacancies 1
General Notes

Position will provide key technical expertise, student supervision, community extension, and coordination with collaborators.

Required Application Materials

  • A Resume is required in order to apply

Additional Information


This position will serve a the lead coordinator on the BAID grant funded by NSF and will provide technical expertise, student supervision, community extension and coordination with collaborators.

Essential Functions

Administer multiple instances of ArcGIS Server and ArcGIS SDE Databases in a virtualized server environment. Support data services for web mapping application. Use of Differentially Corrected Global Positioning Systems hardware and post processing software. Liaison with Scientist and Stakeholders from various agencies and organizations to collect data on their projects. Manages individual project tasks related to GIS, database design and management, mapping, and data acquisition. Produces detailed map graphics for a diversity of projects using various graphics and software applications.

Marginal/Incidental functions

Other related functions as assigned.

Required qualifications

Bachelors Degree and three years of experience, related to the statement of duties and responsibilities; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Knowledge of ArcInfo, ArcGIS, and/or ArcServer use to support projects including data creation, data editing/modification and analysis. Knowledge of ESRI data models including ArcInfo coverages, shapefiles, and geodatabases. Excellent written and communication skills. Strong cartographic skills. Experience collecting and processing data using Differentially Corrected Global Positioning Systems and developing GIS applications. Solid understanding of GIS concepts and practices. Solid knowledge of spatial data transformation, management, manipulation, modeling, and analysis. Solid knowledge of arctic system science and associated research priorities.

Preferred Qualifications

GIS certificate.

Working conditions

May work in all weather conditions May work in extreme temperatures May work around standard office conditions Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation Use of manual dexterity Climbing of stairs Climbing of ladders Lifting and moving

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