Job Detail

Organization: The Children’s Environmental Health Initiative (CEHI) at the University of Notre Dame
Title: GIS Analyst (Limited - Term)
Location: South Bend, IN

Posted: 2021-04-12
Application Deadline:

Position Description:

The Children’s Environmental Health Initiative (CEHI) at the University of Notre Dame is currently recruiting for a GIS Analyst 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 the role
Specific tasks include but are not limited to: completion of GIS components to research projects, technical support for GIS research projects, data processing and management activities, and general support for GIS training efforts.

This is a limited term staff position with an expected duration of 2 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 3+ 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
Advanced 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)

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