Graphics Technician

Egham, United Kingdom
£35,333 to £41,743 per annum - including London Allowance
11 Jun 2019
End of advertisement period
26 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Department of Geography

Location:      Egham
Salary:      £35,333 to £41,743 per annum - including London Allowance
Closing Date:      Wednesday 26 June 2019
Interview Date:      Tuesday 23 July 2019

FTC 6 months maternity cover, full time

Applications are invited for the post of Graphics Technician in the Department of Geography. This is a full-time fixed-term post to provide maternity cover. The post will start in mid-August 2019 and will initially be for six months, but there may be the possibility of extension. The successful applicant will join the Technical Team within one of the UK’s strongest Geography Departments, with research specialisms in cultural geography, development, environmental sustainability, geopolitics and Quaternary Science. The Department has a strong community ethos and commitment to engaged teaching, with a wide-ranging programme of fieldwork built into undergraduate and masters level teaching. The technical team make an important and valued contribution to the full range of Departmental activities.

We are looking for a creative and proactive Graphics Technician to manage the day-to-day running of the Humphries Graphics Suite. The postholder will be responsible for the production of maps, diagrams, posters and other graphic material for staff and students. She/he will be required to instruct undergraduate and postgraduate students on poster production, modern cartographic, digitising and scanning techniques. The postholder will be responsible for sourcing and maintaining consumable stocks within budgetary constraints. The postholder will also have the opportunity to attend at least one of our department-led overseas field trips to support staff and students working in the field.

Applicants are expected to be skilled in the use of graphics software such as Adobe Illustrator, and be able to work across both Mac and Windows operating systems.

In return we offer a highly competitive rewards and benefits package including generous annual leave and training and development opportunities. The post is based in Egham, Surrey where the College is situated in a beautiful, leafy campus near to Windsor Great Park and within commuting distance from London.

This is a fixed term post to cover a period of maternity leave for six months. This appointment could end earlier than expected should the substantive post-holder return to work early.

Potential candidates are welcome to contact the Department’s Technical Operations Manager, Dr Claire Mayers on +44 (0) 1784 443808 or

To view further details of this post and to apply please visit For queries on the application process the Human Resources Department can be contacted by email at:

The College is unable to obtain permission to work in the UK for this post. Therefore all applicants must be able to demonstrate their right to work in the UK if they wish to apply.

Please quote the reference: 0619-237

Closing Date: Midnight, Wednesday 26 June 2019

Interview Date: 23 July 2019

Please note that it will not be possible for the College to issue a Certificate of Sponsorship for successful candidates as this role does not fall into one of the standard occupational codes deemed eligible for sponsorship by UK Visas and Immigration and the pro-rata salary will not meet the minimum threshold set by UK Visas and Immigration. Successful candidates will therefore need to be eligible to work in the UK or have limited leave to remain in the UK and associated right to work for the duration of their employment with the College, in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006.