|Job Title|| Historian
|Land Information and Mapping Division|
|Location|| Head Office
|Objective||The objective will be coordinate the following information
|Working and reporting relationships||Reports to:
· Manager, Land Information and Mapping Division
Working relationships (internal):
· Mangers and senior staff
Possesses at least 4 GCE “O” Level/CXC/equivalent passes, with a pass in English Language (General).
Possesses a Bachelor’s Degree in History or related field
Experience and Knowledge:
Previous experience in related field would be an asset
He/she must be computer literate and proficient in using Microsoft Office.
Must have good interpersonal and research skills
He/she should have procedural or systematic proficiency, with an understanding of general office work routines and procedures. As the position involves direct dealing with confidential personnel information, he/she must demonstrate the utmost confidentiality
He/She should possess the following skills:
Analytical skills. Must be able to examine the information and data in historical sources and draw logical conclusions from them, whether the sources are written documents, visual images, or material artifacts.
Communication skills. Communication skills are important for this position because many give presentations on their historical specialty to the public. Historians also need communication skills when they interview people to collect oral histories, consult with clients, or collaborate with colleagues in the workplace.
Problem-solving skills. He/ She will be required to answer questions about the past and would be required to decipher historical information; or identify how the past has affected the present.
Research skills. He/ She must be able to examine and process information from a large number of historical documents, texts, and other sources.
Writing skills. He/She must be able present their findings in reports, articles, and books in an appropriate format