GIS Officer: Layers of London Project
London Senate House

Job reference: 001204

Location: London Senate House

Closing date: 28/10/2018

Salary: Starting from £14,041.60 per annum (pro rata to £35,104 full time equivalent)

Employment type: Other

Department: School of Advanced Study

Sub-Department: Institute of Historical Research (IHR) - non academic

Hours per week: 14

The Institute of Historical Research is seeking an experienced GIS Officer to deliver our high-profile Layers of London heritage project, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund.

The Role:

The ‘Layers of London’ project is a major collaboration between the Institute of Historical Research, School of Advanced Study, University of London, and major heritage partners in London. These include the British Library, the National Archives, London Metropolitan Archives, Historic England, the Museum of London Archaeology (MOLA) and Birkbeck, University of London. The project will create a new interactive digital platform comprising historic maps, plans, photos, films and other resources to be used as part of public engagement programmes involving groups and individuals across London’s boroughs and beyond. A major component of the project will be the creation of content via crowd-sourcing, schools and volunteer projects.

The GIS Officer is responsible for supervising the development of all geospatial data that is to be created by project partners, and ensuring that all geospatial resources made available via the Layers of London website are accessible, appropriate and adhere to relevant standards.

This is a fixed-term role for 14 hours per week (0.4 FTE) until June 2020.

For a full role profile, please refer to the job description below.

Further Information

In order to be considered for this opportunity, please submit an up to date CV and covering letter (by clicking on ‘apply for the job’ at the bottom of the page) before the closing date at midnight on Sunday, 28 October 2018

Interviews are to be confirmed.

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