Museum Curator Job Vacancy

By August 4th, 2021No Comments

The Devil’s Porridge Museum require a Museum Curator (£32,000 per annum)

The successful applicant will lead our 5 star Museum Team into a future of excellence and assure quality development of our Collection and Exhibitions

Initial 12 month Contract

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Job Description

37.5 hours per week – some weekend / evening work required

Part of the Management team working with Office Bearers to run the Museum efficiently on a day to day basis

Daily management of the museum, ensuring safe and efficient operation of the facility

Ensure that targets agreed with the Board of Trustees and funders are achieved

Be responsible for maintaining a   high quality Museum to full Accreditation standards    and ensure continued 5 star Visit Scotland status.

Develop internal museum policies and procedures to be agreed by board of trustees

Advise the Board on strategic museum matters.

Active in fundraising , working with the Chairman and Board of Trustees

Develop income streams and ensure best value is achieved in museum expenditure

Implement a robust Marketing  Policy , using Social Media, local and national press/media

Oversee  a relevant programme of staff and volunteer training

Attend trustee board meetings and report regularly to the trustees

Working with volunteers and other staff on a daily basis to promote good working relationships.

Reporting concerns and progress regularly to the Line manager (Chairman)

Line Management of agreed staff members

Support the Youth and Community Engagement Officer to deliver a comprehensive events programme.

Management of agreed devolved budgets eg Temporary displays, maintenance of building and displays, Marketing

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