Job Detail

Organization: South Carolina Department of Transportation
Title: GIS Manager
Location: Columbia, SC

Posted: 2022-08-08
Application Deadline: 2022-10-07

Position Description:

In conjunction with IT leadership, provides overall direction and management of the agency's GIS unit. Coordinates and reviews GIS objectives, policies and procedures to ensure consistency and compatibility with the agency's mission and overall Information Technology goals. Responsible for the overall GIS technology architecture of the agency and how this technology stack integrates with other SCDOT enterprise solutions. Performs research on geospatial technology trends as well as new capabilities in order to recommend changes to the agency's GIS approach and workflow best practices. Directs subordinate GIS managers with regard to the GIS unit's activities including task definition, task assignments, establishing priorities and progress tracking, as well as the identification of training and staffing needs. Ensures best practices are developed, documented, and reviewed regularly in order to improve efficiencies and achieve consistent high quality GIS products and services. Communicates regularly with agency business units on their needs for GIS mapping, data, applications, and geospatial services. Informs agency stakeholders on the direction of GIS technology for the agency and the opportunities for process improvements. Provides clear direction on how changes in GIS technology can impact existing workflows and integrations with other systems, and works with business units to plan for any needed migrations or changes to workflows. Coordinates the GIS unit's response to technical issues that impact the use of GIS within the agency's business units. Ensures the GIS unit has the needed software, hardware, and other resources to maintain the agency's geospatial enterprise data. Coordinates updates to existing applications and services based on changes in GIS data, upgrades to GIS software and technology, and modifications to the agency's GIS platform. Acts as a liaison with other state agencies and local governments to promote GIS partnerships and share data. Performs other related duties as assigned by supervisor.

The GIS Manager job posting is available on the South Carolina Department of Transportation Career website.

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