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Geospatial Space Analyst


Geospatial Space Analyst

  • R0035626
  • Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
  • Trades & Engineering
  • The University of Virginia
Facilities Management (FM) supports the University of Virginia's wide range of research, academic and patient care programs. With over 1,200 employees dedicated to excellence, Facilities Management is responsible for the day-to-day operation, repair and maintenance of UVA's buildings, infrastructure and grounds as well as other University-owned and leased properties.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Geospatial Space Analyst who supports Facilities Management's goal of providing consistent, cost-effective, efficient, reliable, and sustainable geospatial systems in support of the University's mission. This position provides geospatial analysis, drafting, digitizing and database maintenance to fill customer requests for geospatial solutions, working closely with the Space Project Manager to create new and supplemental reporting models and aids in the development of tools to support strategic space planning.

  • Analyzing space data using various data analysis methodology, geospatial and database tools to determine data quality, completeness and reliability of measurement values.
  • Developing and maintaining standard space reports and reporting services to support efficient data request needs for frequently needed data sets.
  • Identifying and analyzing data and trends to determine areas of opportunity for space utilization and space performance improvement, operational efficiency, and inventory improvements.
  • Integrating drawings, maps, and other information compatible with the existing University information base including current releases, drafting, mapping, graphics software, and digitizing and maintaining information related to space planning.
  • Collecting new and corrected drawings and integrates them into a database.
  • Consulting with supervisors regarding relational data systems changes necessary to maintain and develop the Space Management System, as well as manages the space planning assignments, as well as producing the appropriate reports.
  • Ensuring ongoing data transfer and integration between University enterprise business systems.
  • Maintaining space inventory data.
  • Creating and maintaining floor plans using various geospatial tools.
  • Ensuring the accuracy of drawings provided by consultants through field measurements and construction project documentation review phases.
  • Training customers on space planning solutions provided by the Geospatial Engineering Services department.
  • Providing training to Space Managers and other customers across university departments on space data standards.
  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.

Required Qualifications:
  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in Geography, Planning, Architecture, Environmental Sciences, Computer Science, Engineering or Computer-aided Drafting and Design or equivalent combination of education and/or experience with significant coursework in computer-aided drafting and design, geography, environmental sciences or planning. An Associate's degree with a minimum of six years of professional experience analyzing, developing, integrating, and managing a variety of large-scale data sets to aid in space planning and management decisions may be considered in lieu of degree.
  • Experience: A minimum of two years of professional experience utilizing AutoCAD or other Geospatial platforms, as well as analyzing, developing, integrating, and managing a variety of large-scale data sets to aid in space planning and management decisions is required.

Required Computer Applications:
  • AutoCAD or other similar software.
  • Microsoft Access and Microsoft Excel.
  • SQL or similar relational database.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience integrating space information with other enterprise information systems is preferred.
  • Knowledge of the Postsecondary Education Facilities Inventory and Classification Manual (FICM) standards for space inventory coding.

Preferred Computer Applications:
  • FM: Interact, Archibus,
  • FAMIS,
  • AssetWorks AiM or other space inventory systems.
  • Autodesk Revit or other Building Information Modeling tools.


Anticipated Hiring range between $62,000 and $72,000. This is a full-time position with UVA benefits . Employee benefits package highlights include:
  • 22 days of paid time off, increasing with service; 13+ paid holidays each year, in addition to paid time off; Parental and Community Service Leave
  • Health plan with options to meet healthcare and financial needs
  • Retirement through the Virginia Retirement System
  • Tuition and professional development benefits
  • Employee wellness program featuring activities to earn up to $500/year

Employment is contingent on successful completion of a criminal background check.

To Apply:

Apply online at https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UVAJobs search for requisition R0035626. Internal applicants must apply through their UVA Workday profile. Complete the application, and upload the following Required materials:
  • Resume
  • Contact information for three professional references (name, email address and telephone number).

***Please note that you MUST upload ALL REQUIRED DOCUMENTS into the CV/Resume box, into which multiple documents can be uploaded. Applications that do not contain all of the required documents will not receive full consideration .***

This position will remain open until filled.

Questions regarding the application process should be directed to Marcus Rozier, Academic Recruiter, at hjv5vm@virginia.edu

COVID Vaccination Requirement and Guidelines

Please visitthe UVA COVID-19 Job Requirements and Guidelines webpageprior to applying for current information regarding vaccination requirementsandguidelines for employment at UVA.

The University of Virginia, i ncluding the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.


Each agency within the Commonwealth of Virginia is dedicated to recruiting, supporting, and maintaining a competent and diverse work force. Equal Opportunity Employer

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