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Organization: Village of Schaumburg
Title: GIS Manager
Location: Schaumburg, IL
Application Deadline: 2017-07-20
Posted: 2017-07-03

Position Description:

Job Title: GIS Manager (IT Department)

Human Resources Department
101 Schaumburg Court
Schaumburg, IL 60193

All applications need to be submitted via the Village of Schaumburgís website.


INVITES ONLINE APPLICATIONS FOR THE POSITION OF: GIS Manager (IT Department) with an online application deadline of 07/20/2017 or until 75 applicants have successfully completed the application process.

SALARY RANGE: $71,050.00 - $103,029.00 annually dependent on qualifications.

Please attach as part of your application all necessary documents verifying that you meet the minimum qualifications for the position.

This position manages all aspects of the villageís Geographic Information System (GIS) to include system
maintenance, administration, upgrades, and enhancements for both related hardware and software.
Coordinates all aspects and uses of GIS systems and data across village departments and functions. Provides
vision and strategic guidance on best practices and industry standards for the use and dissemination of GIS
systems and data. Primary contact for all GIS customer service requests. Manages high-profile crossfunctional
GIS projects. Additional responsibilities include maintaining and updating GIS related data, including
digitizing planimetric, cadastral and utility features, performing digital base map updates, preparing exhibits and thematic maps, providing technical support and training to departmental GIS users, maintaining web map
services, along with other GIS related duties.

Manages all aspects of GIS including creation, administration, and testing of GIS applications, GIS Web site, computer aided drafting (CAD), geometric computations, and cartographic and thematic mapping. Provides vision and strategic direction for village-wide use and integration of GIS technology. Provides leadership and guidance on best practices and industry standards for data structure and use, and application configuration. Manages the development, maintenance, and utilization of the geographic database, including database backup and design. Maintains inventory of available GIS data, including feature classes, feature datasets, and shapefiles. Responsible for GIS System administration, including troubleshooting, maintenance, plot management, loading software, training, and maintaining system security, GIS Website, including securing data, programs and equipment. Coordinates geographic data from various sources, including securing and integrating regular data updates from Cook County and Northwest Central Dispatch. Provides technical
assistance, consultation, and basic training to department users with GIS related projects and applications. Keeps abreast of new developments in hardware and software, new mapping and GIS techniques, GIS Web application, and other technological advances that may have an impact on the Village's geographic information system abilities. Provides and/or coordinates training for departmental geographic data users. Maintains and
updates GIS (spatial) data including land base, topographic/planimetric, cadastral, utility, and base map within Village GIS system. Performs other tasks and duties as assigned.

Bachelorís degree in Geography, GIS, Information Technology, or related field. A minimum of five years of
experience managing a large scale geographic information system. A minimum of three years of experience leading high-profile, cross-functional GIS projects including use of common project management principles. Detailed knowledge of the use and operation of a GIS/CAD system. Considerable knowledge of the use and operation of GIS software, including ArcInfo, ArcMap, and ArcSDE. Possession of a valid driverís license. Proficiency with current computer software systems, including email, calendar programs, job specific software, and customer service systems preferred or within the first six months of employment.

Working knowledge or the ability to learn ESRI related programming (e.g., ArcGIS, mapping APIs). Knowledge
of database principles and applications. Ability to establish good work relationships. Ability to exercise good
judgment. Good written or verbal skills.

This position works in a typical office setting. Prolonged periods of concentration, proofreading, and extensive
computer work.

The Village of Schaumburg has a competitive benefit package which includes: Section 125 cafeteria plan
including health, dental, vision, and life insurance as well as medical and dependent care flexible spending
accounts, a retirement plan through the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund, paid holidays, paid vacation, and
sick leave.

Candidate screening process may consist of an application review, skills testing, employability assessment, interviews, reference checks, and other job-related testing or verifications. Chosen candidates will be subject to a background and criminal history investigation, and qualifying pre-employment medical examination and drug screen.