18.00 Hours per week
Wirral is home to vibrant, energetic and engaged communities, people who take real ownership of their local area and are passionate about making Wirral a better place. The council and its partners have pledged to #BeTheDifference.
We’ve got ambitious targets to meet by 2025. To achieve everything we have promised to our residents, we need people who are driven and ready to deliver the very best for our communities - #BeTheDifference.
In this role you will continually improve the documentation of Wirral's arts and museums collections to improve collections accessibility and support the development of the exhibition programme.
You will be responsible for the collections management systems, accessions registers and physical & digital documentation.
You will manage the volunteer programme that supports the management and care of the collections, which may include student or work experience placements.
You will have an understanding of best practice in collection care and management and knowledge of SPECTRUM standards.
You will need to be able to show excellent organisational, excellent verbal and written communication and IT skills
You will have experience of handling, condition checking & packing art and museum objects.
Ideally you will have a track record in collections research.
Interviews will be held, face to face, on 18 November 2021 at Williamson Art Gallery & Museum.
Should you wish to discuss informally, please contact Colin Simpson on email firstname.lastname@example.org
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Please note that in accordance with the Council’s policy, employees who are in a formal redeployment situation will be considered in the first instance for all vacancies.
It is Council policy not to re-appoint any employee who has left under the terms of the Council's Early Voluntary Retirement (EVR) scheme or who have left with a voluntary severance (VS) package, unless in exceptional circumstances.
Applications will be accepted until midnight on the closing date.We reserve the right to close this vacancy earlier than the specified date should we receive sufficient applications.
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