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Job Vacancies> University of Cambridge - Senior Cartographic Technician (Part Time)

Senior Cartographic Technician (Part Time)
Location: Cambridge

The Cartographic service produces original, high quality maps and diagrams to support teaching and research in the Department. The role holder is part of a team of three (2 x Technicians and 1 x Technical Officer) providing cartographic, reprographic and illustrative services in the Department of Geography. The role provides technical and cartographic services in support of the Technical Officer to design and produce original maps and diagrams and to amend and improve existing maps and diagrams for publication, teaching and research; provide advice and support to academic staff on how to use both drawing and GIS software for self-generated maps and diagrams and will provide advice and support associated with the staff and student use of the departmental map library. The role is part-time (22 hpw) and is available with immediate effect. The role is a Grade 4 for with a salary range of £20,972-£24,289 pro rata.

We are looking for a team player with excellent communications skills coupled with effective and successful time-management skills and the ability to prioritise own workload. A demonstrable knowledge and understanding of the basic elements of cartographic reproduction e.g. typography and design elements and an advanced level of knowledge in how to use electronic drawing packages e.g. Illustrator for cartographic purposes and manipulating GIS datasets to produce diagrams or maps, is essential. The successful candidate should have technical or vocational training in cartographic design and production or equivalent work experience and A levels or equivalent in relevant subjects.

To see the Further Particulars for this role and/or apply for this vacancy, please go to This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

If you have any queries about this position please email On all correspondence relating to this vacancy, please quote vacancy reference: LC03179

Closing date for receipt of applications: 18th June 2014
Interview date: 4th July 2014

The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

Posted: 8th June 2014
Closing Date: 18th June 2014


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