Job – Outreach Workers, Lanchester Archive

Coventry University is seeking two part-time outreach workers to develop and deliver the outreach programme for the Lanchester Interactive Archive, co-funded by Coventry University and the Heritage Lottery Fund.

Working within the Disruptive Media Learning Lab at the University  and the dedicated Lanchester Interactive Archive space within the Lanchester Library building, the posts, funded to December 2018, will bring to life the amazing archive and achievements of Dr Frederick Lanchester (1868-1946), one of Britain’s greatest engineers and inventors. 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 bring his legacy to life through a comprehensive programme of outreach work including an innovative digital platform that will engage people in his inventions 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.

Part Time 0.5 FTE, 18.25 hours per week
Fixed Term Contract until 31st December 2018

To apply please visit their website.

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