Head of Learning and Engagement

The University of Manchester - Library & Cultural Institutions - Whitworth Art Gallery - Learning & Engagement

Closing Date: 25/10/2016.
Employment Type: Fixed Term.
Duration: 6 months (available 02/01/2017 to 01/07/2017).
Faculty / Organisational Unit: Library & Cultural Institutions.
School/Directorate: Whitworth Art Gallery.
Division: Whitworth Art Gallery Learning & Engagement.
Hours Per week: Full time.
Salary: £49,230 to £58,754 per annum.
Location: Oxford Road, Manchester.
Job Reference: L&CI-08958.

We’re looking for someone who can lead our Learning and Engagement Team (early years, families, young people, schools and colleges, adults, communities, volunteers, arts and health, freelancers and creative practitioners, Visitor Team) for 6 months to cover a secondment.

You will be responsible for the overall strategic leadership, management and development of public-facing learning and engagement at Manchester Museum and the Whitworth.

You should have a good post graduate degree or equivalent experience, with significant professional experience of managing learning / engagement activities, within a user-focused service delivery environment. This experience is preferable within the arts / culture sectors.

As an equal opportunities employer, we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons. As we are committed to the principles of the Race Equality Charter Mark, we would particularly welcome applications from the men and the black and minority ethnic (BME) community, who are both currently under-represented at this level. All appointments will be made on merit.

Interviews will be conducted Wednesday 16th November 2016

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CV's or applications from Recruitment Agencies

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Maria Balshaw, Director of Whitworth Art Gallery

Email: maria.balshaw@manchester.ac.uk


Dr Nick Merriman, Director of The Manchester Museum

Email: nick.merriman@manchester.ac.uk

Further particulars

Further particulars including job description and person specification are available on the University of Manchester website - click on the 'Apply' button below to find out more.

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