Collection & Exhibitions Manager (Maternity Cover)

Collection & Exhibitions Manager (Maternity Cover)
Employer: The Dock Museum
Salary: £25,951 to £30,153
Location: Barrow-in-Furness

The Dock Museum is a striking modern building on a scenic channelside site; a flagship attraction which has over 55,000 visitors per year. The museum has a strong social and industrial history collection and an exciting changing exhibitions programme. You will be based at the Dock Museum, reporting to the Assistant Director – Community Services with responsibility for the museum’s collections, exhibitions, oversight over operational management, staff line management; and financial control. This is a fixed-term appointment to provide maternity cover with a 37 hour week. You must have a degree or equivalent qualification withsound working knowledge of best practice in the museum profession. You will have experience of supervising staff, knowledge and experience of collections management, be able to monitor and maintain a safe working environment and work well on your own initiative. Experience of managing an exhibitions programme and managing budgets is desirable. The ability to converse at ease with customers and provide instruction in accurate spoken English is an essential requirement. The successful candidate will be automatically enrolled in the Local Government Pension Scheme and will be requiredto obtain a Basic Disclosure.

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