Heritage Outreach Officer Colindale, NW London
The Royal Air Force Museum
Full-time basis
£28,500 per annum
The Royal Air Force Museum is Britain’s award-winning National Museum telling the story of the RAF through its people and collections. It has three sites (London, Cosford and Stafford) and a trading company which supplements its funding which comes principally from the Ministry of Defence.
The Museum would like to invite applications for the post of Heritage Outreach Officer in the Access and Learning (A&L) Department of the Londonsite of the RAF Museum.
This is an exciting opportunity for someone experienced in community engagement and outreach work, and with a passion for sharing stories which resonate with the interests and needs of local people. Working with community partners, the post holder will develop and deliver projects, activities and resources which have at their heart the objective to ensure access for all.
Applicants should have experience of working in a similar position in a museum, heritage or community organisation. An interest in the potential of museum collections to deliver social impact and an enthusiastic and flexible approach is essential. Applicants should be comfortable working independently, and skilled at building effective relationships with a wide range of communities, organisations and individuals.
The post will be based in Colindale, NW London but work at all Museum sites (London, Cosford and Stafford) and at outreach venues will be required. There is a requirement to work weekends, evenings and some Bank Holidays as necessary.
To apply:
- Please download the full job description on our website here.
- Please send us your CV and cover letter to jobs@rafmuseum.org with ‘Heritage Outreach Officer’ on the subject line.
- Closing date for applications: 12 June 2018 at 5pm
- Interviews will take place during the week commencing: 18 June 2018
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted May 25th

AHRC PhD studentship Preston and Worcester, UK
In Collaboration with the National Basketball Heritage Archive
The University of Central Lancashire and the National Basketball Heritage Archive and Studies Centre (NBHASC) are advertising a collaborative PhD studentship which may be of interest to list members, or their contacts.
The project will reflect upon the key aims of the NBHASC to 1) promote the contents of the collection to demonstrate basketball’s cultural and social value; and, 2) To develop and encourage activity that engages members of the basketball community and wider public with the sport’s histories and heritage.
Details can be found here.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted May 25th

Deputy Director Bordeaux, France
The The University of Bordeaux in France is looking for her/his deputy director in charge of university museum and collections. It is a rare job opportunity. If you are fluent in french do not hesitate to apply
About the Museum: The Museum of Ethnography at the University of Bordeaux is one of the first two ethnographic museums created in France and one of the few French university museums. Conceived at the end of the 19th century as a pedagogical device for students destined for colonial medicine (notably Navalais), it underwent a recent renovation (PSC 2005, reopening 2011) in renovated premises.
Full posting here.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted May 18th

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Events and Content Programmer (Maternity Cover) London, UK
The Museums Association
The Museums Association is seeking a creative and experienced events programmer and journalist to join its publications and events department providing maternity cover for a period of up to 12 months commencing in July 2018.
The postholder will be responsible for planning, developing and managing a series of one-day Museums Association conferences, as well as organising seminars at the Museums Association annual conference.
The postholder will also be responsible for writing editorial content, online and in print. This includes commissioning and editing Museum Practice and uploading it to the CMS; writing news for the Museums Association’s website; and contributing to the organisation’s monthly magazine, Museums Journal.
Experience and knowledge of the museum sector is vital.
The Museums Association is a membership organisation for everyone working in museums, galleries and heritage. Working for us would be an excellent opportunity to work within a cultural sector organisation and be part of a small and enthusiastic team.
The closing date for applications is 03 June 2018 at 11.59pm
Please send completed application form to charlotte.lindus@museumsassociation.org with subject heading ‘Events and Content Programmer (Maternity Cover)’.
Interviews will be held on 07 and 08 June 2018.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted May 16th

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Collections Information Officer
Edinburgh, Scotland
National Museums Scotland
Deadline: 31/05/2018
National Museums Scotland is one of the leading museum groups in Europe. With one of the largest and most diverse collections in the world, we are responsible for the acquisition, preservation and display of a substantial part of Scotland’s cultural, historic and national heritage.
Millions of local and international visitors enjoy our four museums each year, and we also introduce our collections to a much wider audience than can physically visit our museums through, touring exhibitions, loans, community engagement, digital programmes and research.
Over the past decade, we have invested over £110 million in our collections, our museums and the experiences we provide for our visitors. Alongside this, we have continued to transform how we communicate and engage with our audiences. This year, the continuing implementation of our Masterplan for the National Museum of Scotland has seen the opening of ten inspiring galleries of fashion, applied art and design and of science and technology. At the National Museum of Flight further investment has enabled us to make a step change in the visitor experience through the restoration of two historic hangers and creation of new displays.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a permanent appointment to the National Museums Scotland’s Collections Information team. Reporting to the Collections Information Manager, the Collections Information Officer will play a central role in supporting the Museum’s programmes of digitisation and collections information management.
Full posting here.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted April 12th

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