Gallery & Outreach Coordinator

University of Kent - School of Arts

This is an exciting role reporting to the Admissions and Recruitment Manager.

The primary function of this role is to provide support for the Studio 3 Gallery in planning and delivering the exhibition programme and to contribute to the achievement of the Gallery’s major aims. You will also be expected to support the Admissions and Recruitment Manager in other recruitment and outreach activities where appropriate.

As Gallery and Outreach Coordinator you will:

  • Support the Studio 3 Gallery in the management of works on loan
  • Coordinate installations and take-downs
  • Maintain security

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • GCSE Maths and English at Grade C or above, or equivalent qualification
  • A first degree or equivalent professional qualification or experience
  • Administrative experience

The School of Arts

The School of Arts is composed of three academic sections; Drama & Theatre, Film, and History of Art which together are home to over 800 students, 41 academic staff, and 23 administrative and technical staff. The School is housed on the Canterbury campus in the award-winning Jarman building, which provides a striking working environment and excellent facilities for staff and students including a 144sqm white cube gallery, film production facilities and fully-equipped drama studios.

The School has a strong culture of, and commitment to, excellence in teaching in all of its dimensions. Each of the programmes within the School seeks to provide innovative, stimulating and intellectually challenging research-led teaching, as well as supporting students through their learning to prepare for life after their degree programme is completed. The School has an excellent record of success in teaching, measured by student feedback, NSS results and the award of teaching prizes.

The School has a focused commitment to the achievement of the highest standards of excellence in research, and a strong record of success in producing research of international significance.

The School of Arts and the School of Music and Fine Art combined made the largest submission to the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF2014) in their subject area, ranking 1st in the UK for “Research Power”. In REF2014, 39% of the School’s research submission achieved the highest possible REF classification of 4*, defined as world-leading in terms of originality, significance and rigour. A further 44% is classified as 3*, defined as internationally excellent. Our research environment was ranked 4th from a total of 84 submissions, and was praised by the panel as 'strong and dynamic,' with 90% of our environment submission rated as 4* (conducive to world-leading research).

The School of Arts is also home to six active research centres that draw together staff from across the School and Faculty.

Further Information

Interviews are to be held: 17 January 2017

Please see the links below to view the full job description and also to apply for this post. If you require further information regarding the application process please contact Leigh Binder on

Please note - applications must be made via the University’s online application system. CVs or details sent directly to the department or via email cannot be considered.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check – Please note, this post will require a DBS check.

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