Job Description

Payroll Title:
Hiring Pay Scale
$23.95 - $31.13 / hour
Appointment Type:
Appointment Percent:
Total Openings:
Work Schedule:
Days, 8 hrs/day, Mon - Fri

#TP125208 GIS Analyst

Filing Deadline: Fri 9/29/2023

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Position available through UCSD Temporary Employment Services (TES). Employment through TES is an excellent way to gain valuable UCSD experience and get your foot in the door for career positions. TES employment includes medical coverage, paid vacation & sick time, paid holidays, as well as training and development opportunities!


Temporary opportunity assisting in the development of ArcGIS Network data for internal and external wayfinding. Responsible for producing maps expressing the results of analytical processes utilizing ArcGIS Pro, ArcGIS Online and/or ArcGIS Enterprise. Creates and maintains end user applications.

Essential Job Functions:

-Coordinate the development and distribution of spatial data (45%)

-Perform advance analysis of spatial data using GIS technology (25%)

-Manage highly complex GIS projects (15%)

-Create and manage online tools using spatial data (15%)

  • Anticipated duration: 3 months +
  • Compensation: $23.95 - $31.13 / hour, including paid holidays and vacation/sick leave. Full-medical insurance also available.
  • Location: fully remote work arrangement is available or hybrid remote / on-site (La Jolla campus).
  • Work schedule: Mon - Fri, 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM.


  • Bachelor’s degree in geography, engineering, planning, or GIS; or equivalent academic credentials.

  • At least two years of experience in the use of GIS technology; or any equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Knowledge of the principles of geographic information science and GIS technology.

  • Extensive skill in the use of GIS software, particularly ArcGIS in its desktop and online forms.

  • Ability to develop and maintain online spatial data tools for non-GIS users.

  • Considerable skill in applying GIS technology to solve more difficult analytical problems.

  • Knowledge of relational database management systems and the ability to use the SQL language.


Background check required.

This position has been identified as a Mandated Reporter pursuant to the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act (CANRA) and requires immediate reporting of physical abuse, sexual abuse, emotional abuse, or neglect of anyone under the age of 18. It is the responsibility of the Mandated Reporter to ensure that they obtain proper training in order to fulfill their reporting responsibilities as required by the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and University policy, and to complete and submit the required reports to the UC San Diego Police Department without delay.

Pay Transparency Act

Annual Full Pay Range: $43,900 - $91,900 (will be prorated if the appointment percentage is less than 100%)

Hourly Equivalent: $21.02 - $44.01

Factors in determining the appropriate compensation for a role include experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs. The Hiring Pay Scale referenced in the job posting is the budgeted salary or hourly range that the University reasonably expects to pay for this position. The Annual Full Pay Range may be broader than what the University anticipates to pay for this position, based on internal equity, budget, and collective bargaining agreements (when applicable).

Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).

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