Junior GIS Project Manager Position @ CSUN


Deadline: Open Until Filled

Start date: Immediate

Location: Work remotely until summer – then on campus at CSUN.


The Center for Geospatial Science and Technology at California State University, Northridge is seeking a highly motivated and detail-oriented Junior GIS Project Manager to support Center activities. More information about the Center can be found on our website at: https://www.csun.edu/cgst

This position requires an advanced understanding of GIS and an in-depth knowledge of ArcGIS Desktop and/or ArcGIS Pro. Under general supervision of the Center director and current project manager, the junior project manager is responsible for a variety of duties related to managing GIS projects and supervising staff. These duties include administering GIS projects from conception to completion, developing budgets and proposals, managing project teams, serving as a liaison with Center clients and partners, developing documentation, supporting and developing Center GIS technology and training and supervising Center staff. The junior project manager will also perform other related duties as assigned.


  • BA/BS in Geography OR related discipline with concentration in GIS or GIS Certificate;
  • 2+ years of related paid work experience and 1+ year of project management experience
  • Comprehensive understanding of concepts related to GIS (i.e. map projections, data processing, data and file management, spatial analysis, topology, linear referencing, etc.).
  • Demonstrable skills in spatial data creation, quality control, management and analysis;
  • Fundamental understanding of relational database design concepts;
  • Experience in developing project documentation including, but not limited to: workflows; standards documentation, and progress trackers;
  • Experience supervising, training, communicating with and delegating to staff;
  • In-depth knowledge of ArcGIS Desktop and/or ArcGIS Pro and Microsoft Office Products (i.e. Excel, Word, Access, PowerPoint, etc.);
  • Attention to detail and a deep understanding of methods to ensure data and project integrity;
  • Excellent communication skills; and
  • Ability to organize, prioritize and manage multiple responsibilities and tasks.


  • Experience with free or open source software;
  • Proficiency in SQL, Python and/or other programming languages;
  • Proficiency in spatial statistics;
  • Familiarity with mobile GIS technology;
  • Development and administration of web-based mapping applications; and
  • Experience and knowledge of hydro-related concepts and datasets, specifically the National Hydrography Dataset (NHD).


Salary commensurate with experience. This position is full time and includes a comprehensive benefits package. Employment is through The University Corporation (TUC).

Equal Employment Opportunity:

The University Corporation is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.  We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Applicants who wish to request an accommodation for a disability may contact the Office of Equity and Diversity at (818) 677-2077.

Please send resume and cover letter to: Danielle Bram Director, Center for Geospatial Science and Technology danielle.bram@csun.edu Use the subject line: Project Manager Position

GIS Specialist Position at LAHSA

The Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LAHSA) has an opening for a GIS Specialist. The GIS Specialist creates and maintains spatial data for the Access and Engagement Department. Applies Geographic Information System (GIS) techniques to develop internal and external reports. Conducts data formatting relating to homeless outreach and performance data analysis. Collects, updates, integrates, and documents geospatial data from the field to existing GIS datasets. Communicates and collaborates with other internal and external departments to address and resolve GIS related services and/or issues. Prepares and maintains comprehensive records and files. Conducts technical research as required.

Click here for more info and to apply.

Senior GIS Analyst Position

The City of Pasadena is currently seeking a Senior GIS Analyst to assist in the design, development, analysis, implementation, and maintenance of the city’s Geographic Information System. Under general supervision, the Senior GIS Analyst performs professional duties in support of City and departmental GIS databases and geographic information systems capabilities.

The ideal candidate for this position will have knowledge and/or experience in the following: 

  • ArcGIS 10.6 or higher including ArcGIS Enterprise and desktop extensions.
  • Network data model related to utilities (gas, water, electric, etc.); Utility Engineering principles & processes, Water Distribution systems, Electric Distribution systems; and ArcFM software.
  • Adept with scripting and programming language
  • Web technology and configuration of IIS for GIS deployment.

This full-time position is in the Pasadena Water & Power Department. Annual salary range from $88,684 to $110,854. Click here for more info and to apply.

GIS Analyst II Position

The Information Technology (IT) department for the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians (the Tribe) has a GIS Analyst II position that is open. The GIS Analyst II is responsible for maintenance of all maps, databases, Global Positioning System (GPS) systems, geospatial analysis, GIS web application development and design. The GIS Analyst II will be proficient with the enterprise GIS platform. Click here for more info and to apply.

Geospatial Positions @ Cal OES

Geospatial Developer – Geospatial Architect – Geospatial Data Scientist
Monthly salary range: $7,365 to $10,880
State employment offers an excellent benefits package.
Application deadline: Tuesday, March 9, 2021.

The California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) is seeking experienced Information Technology candidates to work in the Data and Geospatial Unit. We are seeking individuals with a passion for technology and problem solving. Individuals that have the ability to conduct research and identify advantages and disadvantages of multiple, complex technological solutions. The ideal candidates will have excellent communication skills and can efficiently manage their time. A rare chance to be part of an organization that has a principal objective of protecting lives and property, building emergency response capabilities, and supporting communities for a resilient California. Cal OES serves as a leader in emergency management and homeland security through dedicated service to all.

Please apply directly at:

Geospatial Developer

Geospatial Architect

Geospatial Data Scientist

For questions, please contact:

Debbie Gutman
CPS HR Consulting

To view an online brochure for this position, please visit: https://online.flipbuilder.com/kper/wnai/mobile/index.html
Cal OES website: www.caloes.ca.gov