GIS Analyst (Data Analyst II)

Union, Louisiana
Posted 3 years ago
  • Organization: Louisiana State University
  • Location: 0100 Campus Federal Credit Union, Louisiana

Job Description (GIS Analyst):

35% – GIS Tool and Data Cleaning:  Run mapping tools for GIS mapping and analysis. Assist GIS manager and GIS Analyst III in updating and regularly run SQL/Python script to accurately map spot (clean) crash location data. Run program to perform data quality audits on location data generated by map spotting. Run and update tool sets to collect and clean roadway features and update for regular road updates from the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development.

30% – GIS-Related Projects:
Perform analytical GIS mapping and cartographic map analysis displaying data as requested by various stakeholders and special projects using both manual methods and automated tool sets.
Assist GIS analyst III with developing and exporting mapping datasets for online and static output formats

25% – System Support: Document GIS mapping analysis, analytical findings, and other GIS division projects. Work in conjunction with CARTS IT department to assist in regularly maintaining, updating script, and running map spotting and other programming created for GIS department use. Meet with CARTS stakeholders to understand issues/concerns, demonstrate tools & applications, and/or obtain user requirements.

10% – Miscellaneous: Perform miscellaneous tasks and special projects as directed by the GIS Manager and/or the Director of CARTS.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university

Years of Experience: 2 years work experience

Specific Experience: ESRI ArcGIS (Online & Desktop) and SQL/Python experience


PROFICIENT:Prior experience with ArcGIS and ESRI data structures

PROFICIENT:Computer skills with an ability to use Microsoft Office and software related to GIS 

PROFICIENT:Produce detailed mapping analysis using ArcGIS for presentations and research projects

PROFICIENT:Oral and written communication skills

BEGINNER:Knowledge of scripting languages such as Python

BEGINNER:Knowledge of Database systems such as SQL

PROFICIENT: Analytical skills/reasoning

Additional Job Description:

Special Instructions:

The GIS Analyst provides specialized assistance in GIS data analysis, geo-spatial location and roadway data cleaning, and technical support to CARTS. This position reports to the GIS Manager and is responsible for (1) using ArcGIS software to answer location-based questions, identify problems, and analyze key issues, (2) assisting with scripting tool sets from documented requirements or user inputs, implement solutions, and acceptance testing, (3) assist with production of maps displaying crash data information, and (4) meeting with users from state and local agencies to obtain system requirements and key data elements.

Posting Date:

November 2, 2021

Closing Date (Open Until Filled if No Date Specified):

Additional Position Information:

Background Check – An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check.

Benefits – LSU offers outstanding benefits to eligible employees and their dependents including health, life, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; retirement options; various leave options; paid holidays; wellness benefits; tuition exemption for qualified positions; training and development opportunities; employee discounts; and more!

Essential Position (Y/N):

LSU is an Equal Opportunity Employer:

LSU believes diversity, equity, and inclusion enrich the educational experience of our students, faculty, and staff, and are necessary to prepare all people to thrive personally and professionally in a global society. We celebrate diversity and are committed to the principles of diversity and inclusion. We actively seek and encourage qualified applications from persons with diverse backgrounds, cultures and experiences. To learn more about how LSU is committed to diversity and inclusivity, please see LSU’s Diversity Statement and Roadmap. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact the Office of Human Resource Management ([email protected]).

COVID-19 Vaccine Protocol:

LSU requires the COVID-19 vaccine for all students, faculty, and staff or mandatory monthly testing. New employees must either submit proof of vaccination within three (3) days of their official start date, otherwise they will be entered into the mandatory monthly testing protocol beginning in November 2021.

HCM Contact Information:

Questions or concerns can be directed to the LSU Human Resources Management Office at 225-578-8200 or emailed [email protected]


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