CANTERBURY CHRIST CHURCH UNIVERSITY COLLEGE
GEOGRAPHICAL & LIFE SCIENCES
Communications and Development Officer - Dakini Project (0.7 FTE)
(Two Year Fixed Term Contract)
£28,851 pro rata per annum (Pay Award Pending)
The Geographical Information Systems (GIS) Unit based at the Thanet Campus of
Canterbury Christ Church University College has recently won European Union
funding to implement Europe’s largest schools GIS and multimedia project (The
Dakini Project). The Dakini project will establish the first cross border
(UK/France) geo-spatial web server for schools that would hold high quality
map based data of the Interreg IIIa (EU funding source) region (Kent, East
Sussex, Nord Pas de Calais, Seine Maritime and Somme). This would include a
variety of digital data, including; aerial photography; large and small scale
maps; administrative boundaries with census, social and economic data;
historic maps; satellite images; environmental data; and 3D Digital Elevation
Models (DEM). In addition, the site would also host a series of unique Digital
Information Portal's in the form of virtual tours for a number of key sites of
cultural, social, economic, historical and geographical significance in the
Interreg IIIa region. The project requires a Communications and Development
Officer for high level communication with our French partners and the EU
Interreg funding body to ensure the smooth running of the project and
continued funding from Interreg or other appropriate funding bodies.
You will report to the Dakini GIS manager and must have a postgraduate
qualification in GIS/RS relevant discipline with at least 5 years’ relevant
work experience. You will have experience of large multi national European or
International projects and in depth knowledge of EU funding mechanisms and
organisations. You must be fluent in high level technical French and English,
and experience of remote sensing and GIS within an educational framework.
Experience of writing large successful funding bids is also essential.
Salary dependent on experience and qualifications.
Application forms and further details from Personnel, Canterbury Christ Church
University College, quoting appropriate reference.
Closing date: 21 November 2003 No agencies
Canterbury Christ Church University College,
Tel: 01227 782475 (answerphone service)
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Canterbury Christ Church University College
Tel: 01843 609139
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