Job Title: GIS & Planning Analyst
Company: Portland State University
Location: Portland , Oregon
Brief Description of PSU/School/Dept
Portland State University is Oregon’s largest and most diverse university. The campus is located in downtown Portland.
The PSU Campus Planning Office is within the division of Finance and Administration. Campus planning activities include facilities and space planning, transportation planning, campus design, and space programming and management.
The Campus Planning Office works closely with other departments, including the Campus Sustainability Office, Capital Projects & Construction, and Facilities & Property Management.
Provides support to the PSU Campus Planning Office through 1)Management of GIS database, 2)GIS analysis, map, and report creation, and 3)Support of campus planning efforts. This position will support campus planning efforts though the staffing of committees and by contributing towards planning projects managed by colleagues.
Primary Activity A - Administrative
Minimum Qualifications from Classification
-College level courses in statistics (at least six quarter hours); research methods and techniques (e.g., research design, sampling, surveying, etc.); and computer software application or packages (e.g., Statistical Analyses System, Lotus 1-2-3, etc.); OR
-Three years of experience assisting with the gathering, compiling, analyzing, and reporting of research information and statistical data plus assisting with the drafting of this information into narrative or statistical reports,; OR
-An equivalent combination of training and experience.
Transcripts may be required for all required and/or related courses.
Additional Minimum Qualifications for this Position
-One year of experience in the field of planning, geography, cartography, or public administration, or equivalent education
-Demonstrated proficiency in ArcGIS, including geodatabase management and map creation
-Demonstrated proficiency in Adobe Illustrator
-Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Powerpoint
-College level courses in planning, geography, cartography
-Familiarity with Google applications including Mail, Calendar, Drive, etc.
Key Cultural Competencies
When supporting campus planning efforts, considers the impact of activities on the campus community, providing stakeholders with information and opportunities to participate.