Analyst, GIS

Ashburn, VA, US
May 06, 2021
Job Title Analyst, GIS Location Ashburn, VA, US Organization Name Administration Building Department Description Department of Support Services
Brief Description The Geographic Information System (GIS) Analyst supports the day-to-day operation of the Division of Planning Services. This position is responsible for the mapping and database management of information that is the foundation for the Capital Improvement Program (CIP), building facility management programming, school attendance zone planning, as well as mapping and research support for land management and school site acquisition.
The GIS Analyst works in a professional environment with a team of multidisciplined planners, engineers, architects, transportation specialists, and educators. The ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with individuals from a
wide variety of backgrounds, both technical and non-technical, is required. The GIS Analyst must have advanced level skills and understanding of GIS and Esri software to develop database schemas and analysis methods to support project
goals, as well as effectively use web resources to research and problem solve. Projects include geospatial solutions for desktop, web, and mobile.
Detailed Description The following information is intended to describe the overall nature and scope of the work being performed in relation to the position. This is not a comprehensive listing of all responsibilities or tasks; other work may be assigned when deemed appropriate:
* Manages data integration, and use of local and enterprise information systems including (GIS), land management information system (LMIS), and student information system software and programming.
* Maintains and develops database files and spatial information ensuring the accuracy and completeness of all information in relation to industry standards and specifications as outlined by the Loudoun County Office of Mapping and Geographic Information and LCPS Division of Planning Services.
* Compiles and processes data including accurate street, parcel, and environmental mapping; school boundary mapping; attendance area descriptions; and student address verification.
* Creates, edits, analyzes, and monitors data for facility management programming; works with vendors, staff, and school-based administrators to utilize, update, and maintain annual information.
* Interacts with local governments and other public and private sector organizations to obtain school planning-related data used in analysis for the CIP and land use planning, including building permits, occupancy trends,
residential zoning applications, residential development data, population trends, school program capacities, building use efficiencies, student scheduling, student demographic information, student generation and enrollment.
* Develops and coordinates projects as needed to provide efficient and accurate data for school planning purposes.

Job Requirements Below are the qualifications for this position:
* Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in geography, geographic information sciences, geospatial studies, planning, or a related field
* GIS certification preferred; Geographic Information Systems Professional (GISP) or other national, local or academic certification
* Advanced education or an equivalent of five years of experience using GIS in local or regional government, private industry, or in an educational environment
* Experience with relational databases and database management software; Computer-aided design software knowledge preferred
* Experience with automated land management information systems desired
* Must demonstrate a high level of reliability, strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and sound judgement in professional matters
* Leadership qualities and personal characteristics necessary to work effectively with diverse groups, individuals, government officials, school staffs, and public
* Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
Physical Requirements
The following provides a brief description of physical requirements for this position:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly talking, expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word. The employee must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately,
loudly, or quickly. The employee must possess normal cognitive abilities including the ability to learn, recall and apply certain practices and policies. Frequently sitting and/or remaining in a stationary position for long periods of time.
Exerting up to 25 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.
Additional Details Administrator Salary Scale , Universal Level 13
FLSA Exempt Status: exempt
Supervisor: Supervisor, GIS
The Loudoun County School Board seeks to cultivate a high performing team of professionals focused on its mission and goals. The School Board values merit and excellence within its workforce and encourages the highest levels of professionalism for all its employees.
The School Board also recognizes and values the diversity of the students and broader community it serves and encourages diversity within its workforce.
The Loudoun County School Board is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The School Board does not discriminate against qualified applicants or employees on the basis of actual or perceived race, national origin, ancestry, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, marital status, age, religion, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any basis protected by law.
The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:
Assistant Superintendent for Department of Human Resources and Talent Development
Loudoun County Public Schools
21000 Education Court
Ashburn, VA 20148

How To Apply To submit an application online, please select "Apply Now"
To be considered for the vacancy, please complete ALL sections of the application. A resume will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application.
Please be sure to upload the following:
  • Three (3) current professional references (Name, phone number, email address). At least one reference should be a current supervisor or most recent supervisor.
  • Resume
  • Letter of Interest
Interview Date School Year SY_2021-2022 School Year 2021-2022 Job Type Administrative Closing Date Contract or Assignment Days/Hours Per Day 248 days / 8 hours Amount of Travel

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