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					GIS Jobs: Positions and
     Descriptions
    RNR – GEOG 417/517
               Reminders
• Final labs are due Friday
• Final Exam
  – Monday December 15, at 11:00 AM –
    right here in this room
  – Format
     Multiple-guess, Fill in the blank, short answer,
      problem solviing



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      GIS Positions in Organizations

•   GIS Technician
•   GIS Programmer/Analyst
•   GIS Programmer
•   GIS Database Administrator
•   GIS Manager

• GIS Specialist
• GIS Academic



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             GIS Technician
Responsibilities                Salary Range
   – Data Capture
   – Data Editing               •   10,000       >   19,999   11%
                                •   20,000       >   29,999   22%
   – Data Attribution
                                •   30,000       >   39,999   33%
   – Simple Cartographic        •   40,000       >   49,999   19%
     Output                     •   50,000       >   59,999   15%
   – Run Macros and
     Programs Developed
     by a Programmer
     Analyst


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     Programmer/Analyst
Responsibilities                Salary Range
   – Database Development
   – Quality Control
   – Application                •   10,000 >     19,999   3%
     Development                •   20,000 >     29,999   7%
   – Programming                •   30,000 >     39,999   26%
      • Database Automation     •   40,000 >     49,999   34%
      • QA/QC                   •   > 50,000              29%
      • Carries out
        Programming Work of
        Senior P/A
   – Spatial Analysis


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              GIS Programmer
Responsibilities                    Salary Range
   – Projects
       • Database                   •   20,000 > 29,999   5%
       • IMS
                                    •   30,000 > 39,999   9%
       • ArcGIS Server
   – Skills
                                    •   40,000 > 49,999   17%
       • Web Programming            •   50,000 > 59,999   23%
       • Scripting                  •   60,000 > 69,999   15%
       • Languages -- VB,           •   70,000 > 79,999   12%
         MapBasic, AML, Python,
         Java, PHP, Ruby,etc.       •   > 80,000          18%




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   Database Administrator
Responsibilities                Salary Range
   – Designs Integrated
     Databases                  •   20,000 > 29,999   6%
   – Develops Database          •   30,000 > 39,999   14%
     Policies and Standards     •   40,000 > 49,999   27%
   – Implements                 •   50,000 > 59,999   25%
     Organizational
     Protocols for              •   > 60,000          28%
      • Database Development
      • Database Maintenance
      • Database Access



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            GIS Manager
Responsibilities                  Salary Range
    – Directs GIS Group
      Activities                  •   30,000 > 39,999   8%
    – Involved in:                •   40,000 > 49,999   12%
                                  •   50,000 > 59,999   17%
       • Budgeting
                                  •   60,000 > 69,999   20%
       • Personnel
                                  •   >70,000           43%
       • Project
         Development
       • Project
         Performance
       • Project planning

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          GIS Specialist
• Domain Specialist with adequate GIS
  experience
• Allows communication between
  domains in an organization and the
  GIS geeks
• For example …


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          GIS Academic
• Research Professional
  – Support/Encourage Faculty Research
  – Personal/Group Research
• Faculty
  – GIS Specialization for an academic
    domain
  – GIScience


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             Recent Job Advertisements
   Job Title                     Firm            Years + Exp.         Salary
    GIS TECH                  Large Utility,       Experience       $25 per hour
                               San Diego
   GIS Analyst               County of York,    Bachelors + 3 yrs       42K
                                   VA              experience
  GIS Planner/                 Oakland, CA      Bachelor’s + GIS     Up to $88K
  Analyst III                                   coursework, + 2
                                                yrs. Experience
Cartographer/Geographer/Co
   mputer Scientist (GIS     USGS – Colorado       US Citizen       $70K - $107K
         Specialist)


  GIS Manager                     West            Bachelor’s + 5     $60K – 70K
                             Springfield, MA     yrs. Experience
Faculty Positions                Several            Ph.D. Req.           ??




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     Classes in the Spring
•   RNR – GEOG 403-503
•   RNR – GEOG 419-519
•   RNR – GEOG 420-520
•   GEOG – RNR 416A- 516A
•   GEOG – RNR 416D-516D
•   GEOG – RNR 424-524
•   GEOG 657
•   REM 490 - 590


     RNR-GEOG 417/517   Lect. 28 -- GIS Jobs   12
                          Details
•   403-503                               •   419-519
•   Applications of Geographic            •   Cartographic Modeling for
    Information Systems                       Natural Resources
General survey of the principles of       Computer techniques for analyzing,
   geographic information systems            modeling, and displaying
   (GIS); applications of GIS to             geographic information.
   issues such as land assessment            Development of spatially oriented
   and evaluation of wildlife habitat;       problem design and the use of
   problem-solving with GIS.                 logic are applied to the use of
                                             GIS programs. Emphasis on
                                             applications in land resources
                                             management and planning.

                                          Leads to 473-573 in the Fall.




       RNR-GEOG 417/517             Lect. 28 -- GIS Jobs                         13
                         Details
• 420-520                          • 416A-516A
• Advanced Geographic              • Computer Cartography
  Information Systems

Examines various areas of          Introduces the principles of map
   advanced GIS applications          design, production and
   such as dynamic segmentation,      analysis. Graduate-level
   surface modeling, IMS, and         requirements include an
   network modeling. The use of       instructor approved 5-8 page
   high performance                   paper on a related topic and
   workstations will be               analytical cartography
   emphasized. Graduate-level         demonstrating scholarly
   requirements include a             analysis in contemporary
   project proposal.                  analytical cartography.




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                          Details
• 416D-516D                             • 424-524
• Public Participitory GIS              • Integrated GIS
A project-based course focusing on
   applications and impacts of GIS
   and other spatial analysis           Addresses the theoretical rationale,
   technologies in grassroots              current knowledge and methods
   community development,                  for achieving a common spatial
   participatory decision making, and      basis between remote sensing
   community-engaged social science.       (image) and GIS (non-image) data.
   Class format includes discussion
   seminar, GIS workshop,               $21 Fee
   collaboration, and out-of-
   classroom community involvement.
   Graduate-level requirements
   include writing an original
   research paper based on original
   data collected in the field.




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                         Details
• GEOG 657                           • REM 490 – 590
• Spatial Stats & Spatial            • Remote Sensing for the
  Econometrics                         study of planet earth
This course provides the
   statistical and econometric
   techniques required for the       A multidisciplinary course
   analysis of geocoded data.           delineating the physical basis
   Identification of spatial            of electromagnetic remote
   heterogeneity and inclusion in       sensing, the concepts of
   a formal regression model. An
   important aspect of the              information extraction, and
   course is to gain hands-on           applications pertinent to
   experience in applying the           earth systems science.
   appropriate techniques and
   using state-of-the-art
   software.



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