Collections Assistant

Deadline: Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 00:00
Employer: Warwickshire Museum Service
Contract Duration: Permanent
Contract Type: Part Time
Salary: £10,069 - £11,329

Collections care and interpretation activities are central to the work of the Warwickshire Museum Service, as part of Heritage & Culture Warwickshire.

We are seeking an experienced, qualified, organised and creative person, to support our Curators of Human History and Natural Sciences and job-share with our existing part-time Museum Collections Assistant in a range of tasks involving our archaeology, geology, social history and natural history collections.

These will include assistance with preparing displays, exhibitions and other media (including digital photography and use of design software); day-to-day collections management and documentation; assisting with collections-based projects and supporting our partnership work throughout the county.

Possessing a relevant degree or equivalent, you will have experience of collections-based museum work, and will be able to use your own initiative and also work effectively as a team member.

Excellent literacy, I.T. and interpretation skills are essential and a postgraduate museum qualification is desirable.

We are also looking for someone who is willing to work at different sites across the County.

Rewards & Benefits of working for Warwickshire

It really is true that every single job role here at Warwickshire County Council contributes to bettering the lives of the people in our County; we want to do this for our employees, too. We are proud of our strong flexible working culture, including the opportunity for flexibility on working hours, technology to support remote working (such as light laptops and phones where the role allows).

Time to recharge is so important; we provide a generous holiday allowance which rises as you remain in employment with us. You get all Bank and public holidays off, plus all staff are given an extra day of holiday over Christmas.

As if that wasn't enough, you'll also have access to membership of the Local Government contributory pension scheme, childcare vouchers, a host of enhanced family friendly policies and some of the very best Learning and Development training courses to support your ongoing development.

This is a part time role, 18.5 hours per week; days to be agreed and confirmed with museum staff.

Our method of application is online via WM Jobs

You will also be required to upload a supporting statement of how you meet the essential criteria.

Please note, CV's should not been submitted unless asked to do so.