George Lanchester lighting his pipe, next to the 8hp gold medal Phaeton at the Reading control point on the 1,000 mile trial

1 x PART-TIME 0.8 (4 days per week), Marketing and Profile Focused and

1x PART-TIME 0.6 (3 days per week), Community Focused
Both Fixed Term to April 2019
Closing Date: 02 October 2018 at 5:00 pm

We are on the lookout for two enthusiastic part-time Outreach Workers to help develop and deliver the outreach programme for the Lanchester Interactive Archive, co-funded by Coventry University and the Heritage Lottery Fund.

Working within the Faculty of Arts and Humanities, and the dedicated Lanchester Interactive Archive space within the Lanchester Library building, the posts, funded to April 2019 2018, will bring to life the amazing archive and achievements of Dr Frederick Lanchester (1868-1946), one of Britain’s greatest engineers and inventors. The Lanchester Library at Coventry University holds the largest collection of Frederick’s work in notebooks, blueprints, sketchbooks, photographs, patents and correspondence,and is the biggest source of Lanchester information and knowledge in the world.

The outreach posts will work to develop audiences and deliver content that bring his legacy to life, through a comprehensive programme of outreach work that will engage people in his inventions, encourage them to use the archive resources, and inspire them to be creative.

This is an opportunity to be part of a flexible innovative working environment, delivering an exciting project to a wide range of participants across the city and beyond, focusing on a local genius, whose inventions still impact on our world today, and whose ideas can inspire future generations of creators, inventors and engineers.

A DBS check is required for this position and will be arranged post recruitment.

Find out more and apply online through the Coventry University Online Recruitment pages for the Marketing and Profile Focused and Community Focused positions.

You can download the full Marketing and Profile Focused job description and person specification here.

You can download the full Community Focused job description and person specification here.

(Own pipe and hat NOT required)

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