Geospatial Research Coordinator

Posted: August 5, 2020

The Polis Center at IUPUI. The role of the Geospatial Research Coordinator is to oversee, coordinate, and produce project deliverables and requirements within the center’s geospatial emphasis areas in disaster informatics and environmental resiliency.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • GIS analysis and reporting: Conduct complex analysis using ArcGIS and other software tools for a variety of research projects. Create charts, graphs, maps, and/or reports of the analytical results. Implement quality control procedures for all interim and deliverable products.
  • Data development, updates, and maintenance: Develop and transform data to better support project objectives. Assist in updating and maintaining complex GIS datasets. Communicate regularly with internal and external project partners to exchange data, resolve questions and share information.
  • Project Management and administration: Work with project stakeholders and partners to define research scope, goals, and deliverables of projects in line with program objectives. Assist the Geoinformatics Director to manage project dependencies and risks through project life cycles to meet project deadlines. This will include development and management of project plans, budgets and schedules, and providing status reports to project staff and partners. Conduct project team meetings and facilitate effective collaboration and brainstorming of cross-functional groups. Represent the Polis Center to stakeholders, clients, and colleagues through conferences, meetings, and presentations.
  • Miscellaneous Activities: Assist with software and project training. Document project processes and results. Occasional travel to in-state meetings may be required. Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.

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