Collections and Learning Curator

Deadline: Friday, November 27, 2020 - 00:00
Employer: Colchester Borough Council (Colchester and Ipswich Museums Service)
Contract Duration: Permanent
Contract Type: Full Time
Salary: £23,900 - £30,500 pa

We are seeking an enthusiastic and experienced natural scientist to join our Collections and Learning Team at Ipswich, to help bring our nationally-significant collections to life for a wide range of audiences.

This is a exciting time to join our Museums Service as major capital developments and new ways of working in our museums are changing the cultural landscapes of Colchester and Ipswich.

The new Curator will play a key role in major initiatives, promoting recognition and use of the Natural Science collections, as well as working with colleagues in the Collections and Learning Team to provide a wide-ranging events, exhibitions, learning and engagement programme across our three Ipswich Museums sites.

You will also be working with colleagues across our busy and aspirational Museums Service.

The role offers an exciting opportunity for those interested in new challentes and with a creative approach to unlocking the potential of collections for diverse audiences.

You will be a strong team player and communicator, confident in managing a busy and wide-ranging workload.

Among the projects you would be working on are:

- Contributing to shaping the gallery interpretation for our Ipswich Museum Redevelopment Project

- Taking forward the Museum's application for Designation of its Geological collections

- Developing new learning partnerships using the Natural Science collections

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