Head of Collections Services Scotland, UK
National Museums Scotland
Closes: 02 Oct 2017
National Museums Scotland is one of the UK’s leading museum organisations and has a broad national and international reach. It is responsible for over twelve million objects from across the globe, built up over 200 years. Our largest site, the National Museum of Scotland is one of the leading museums in Europe and is the most visited museum or attraction in the UK outside London.
Over the last decade, we have invested over £120 million in our sites and have more than doubled our visitor numbers, with almost 3 million people now visiting our four museums. We have also significantly redeveloped the National Museums Collections Centre, an internationally significant facility for the storage, research and conservation of Scotland’s wide-ranging national collections. This has included new conservation laboratories and new storage and research facilities.
National Museums Scotland now seeks exceptional candidates for the role of Head of Collections Services. Reporting to the Director of Collections, the successful candidate will lead the development, planning and implementation of an integrated work programme for collections care, conservation, collections information, registrars, and the research library, in support of the overall strategy and objectives of the organisation.
Full posting here.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted September 7th

Senior Touring Exhibitions Manager London, UK
The National Gallery
The National Gallery is looking for a Senior Touring Exhibitions Manager to join our Exhibitions Team. The Exhibitions Department plans and manages the Gallery`s programme of temporary exhibitions, working with staff in many other National Gallery departments as well as colleagues nationally and internationally. Around eight to ten temporary exhibitions are held in the Gallery each year, ranging from large international loan exhibitions to small one room displays. In addition, the department plans and manages national and international touring exhibitions to a range of venues.
You will help research and develop opportunities for international and national tours and source appropriate partners and venues as required. You will promote the National Gallery`s touring exhibition programme and maintain a network of national and international contacts.
Full posting here.
Closes 24 Sep 2017.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted September 7th

Curator of Learning Vancouver,, BC
Vancouver Police Museum & Archives
Application Deadline: 2017-10-12
Email: director@vancouverpolicemuseum.ca
Contact: Rosslyn Shipp
Web Link: http://vancouverpolicemuseum.ca
Job Description:
About the Vancouver Police Museum & Archives
Ranked one of the best police museums in the world by the International Police Association, The Vancouver Police Museum and Archives is a small independent museum run by the Vancouver Police Historical Society, a non-profit charitable organization. The Museum’s foundations began in celebration of the Vancouver Police Department’s centennial anniversary in 1986 and has since expanded its mandate beyond the blue lens of local law enforcement to include the history of the Vancouver Coroner’s Services and the historic City Analyst Laboratory that houses the Museum.
The Museum’s vision is to foster a community that is dedicated to open dialogue on the topic of law enforcement and crime in Vancouver's past and present by;
Providing a rounded perspective and an open and safe place to discuss topics of law enforcement and the science of criminal and death investigation related to the City of Vancouver
Engaging visitors with intriguing contextual information that places the choices and practices of local law enforcement within a wider scope the city’s history and needs of Vancouver’s citizens
Job Summary:
Reporting to the Museum Director, the Curator of Learning is dedicated to developing unique programming for youth education and providing leadership in mentoring volunteers in program facilitation. This role also encompasses the development and coordination of the museum’s volunteer programs and front house management. This position plays a key role in the management and success of the museum.
Full posting here.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted September 7th

Assistant Curator, Medicine Galleries Project London, UK
Science Museum
Job reference SMG00367
Application closing date 10/09/2017
Salary £19,500 per annum
Job description:
Would you like to join the Science Museum's curatorial team, contributing to the development of major new permanent galleries?
We are looking for a motivated individual with a keen interest in medical history and current biomedical science to support and deliver collections-based content for the most ambitious element of the Science Museum's Masterplan. Opening in 2019, the Medicine Galleries will showcase our world-class medicine collections in a new location at the heart of the Museum.
Under direction, the Assistant Curator will contribute to the intellectual development and the delivery of the Medicine Galleries project. The post holder will enable and document the practical development of object displays and conduct content research to inform object and digital interpretation, plus associated online and publication outputs. Enhancing collection documentation also forms a key part of the role.
You will be self-motivated and able to work effectively with the project's curatorial team and be comfortable communicating with a range of people including colleagues, project participants and advisors, artists and researchers. You may be asked to supervise volunteers and/or interns as required, so the ability to organise and motivate others would be advantageous.
Previous collections experience, including handling and assessing objects, documentation and cataloguing is essential. Your attention to detail and ability to juggle a complex workload under time pressure will be second to none. Experience of working with collections databases would be a distinct advantage. You will be willing and able to balance object research work with routine and necessary administrative curatorial tasks.
The position is based at the Science Museum, but will require work to be carried out at Blythe House, the Science Museum's small object store in West London, and also at our large object store in Wroughton near Swindon.
Closing date for applications: 10 September 2017
Interviews will be held on 5 October 2017.
To apply, please view the Vacancy Information Pack.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted August 30th

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Director, Royal Collection Trust London, UK
St James's Palace
Unique in both its quality and diversity, The Royal Collection is one of the largest and most important art collections in the world, and is held in trust by the Sovereign on behalf of the Nation. Royal Collection Trust is both a department of the Royal Household and a charitable trust. Its activities are funded entirely through revenue generation, principally via its trading arm, Royal Collection Enterprises, a thriving business with an annual turnover of c. £62 million. The Trust's principal aims are to ensure that the Royal Collection is cared for and maintained for future generations, that it is appropriately enhanced, but also that as much of it as possible can be viewed by the public.
The Director is accountable to the Board of Trustees and leads the organisation strategically and operationally, working across a diverse stakeholder network where engagement and collaboration is essential. The Director oversees the curatorial, conservation and custodial control of the Collection, leading experts in their field. Simultaneously he or she works to identify and promote ways to maximise revenue-generating opportunities.
Full posting here.
Closes 15 Sep 2017.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted August 25th

Executive Director New Brunswick, Canada
Association Heritage New Brunswick
Application Deadline: 2017-09-29
The Association Heritage New Brunswick is seeking a leader who is passionate about museums and built heritage, and who understands the needs and value of, and responsibility for, curatorial collections and New Brunswick’s built heritage.
We are seeking a positive, outgoing, creative, strategic thinker, who believes in collaboration and who is prepared to move the AHNB forward as a leader in our province, facilitating positive relationships and growth.
This full-time position reports to a volunteer Board of Directors, and is responsible for every aspect of organizational performance. We are seeking an Executive Director who will be accountable for:
- Operational management – day-to-day operations and management of the AHNB and its office;
- Board and Committee relations – executive support to the Board and Committees;
- Grant writing, community leadership and awareness
Qualifications:
- University degree in a relevant field of study with a minimum of 5 years of progressive management experience
- Knowledge of heritage/museum program and curricula development, promotion, delivery, and evaluation
- A demonstrated commitment and enthusiasm for community development
- Highly developed communication skills: written and verbal
- Demonstrated ability to build and maintain relationships
- Demonstrated success in revenue development or other relevant experience
- Asset would be museum and/or built heritage experience and / or training
- Asset would be an ability to communicate in both official languages
Behavioral Competencies:
The successful candidate will possess the following behavioral competencies:
- Relationship and Network Building
- Effective Interactive Communication
- Strategic Thinking
- Consensus Building
- Public Speaking
Technical Competencies:
The successful candidate will possess the following technical competencies:
- Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office, small business software and social media
- Planning and Organizational Skills
Salary: Remuneration is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Contact the AHNB for further details.
Submit your application electronically attention ED Search Committee by September 29, 2017] to: info@amnb.ca
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted August 25th

Marketing, Communications and PR Manager London, UK
The Jewish Museum London
Closes: 20 Sep 2017
The Jewish Museum London is looking for a talented and creative Marketing, Communications and PR Manager to join its team and to work with the Head of Marketing in order to drive audiences, deepen engagement and raise the profile of the Jewish Museum London.
The Jewish Museum tells the story of the culture and heritage of Jews in Britain through universal themes of migration, family, faith and culture.
We are based in vibrant Camden Town and attract visitors of all ages, backgrounds and faiths through our critically-acclaimed exhibitions and award-winning learning programmes.
Full posting here.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted August 25th

Curator - Islamic Art & Culture Toronto, ON
The Royal Ontario Museum
The Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) is Canada’s celebrated international museum and houses important collections in Art, Cultures and Nature (www.rom.on.ca). The ROM is the largest Museum in Canada, attracting more than one million visitors per year, with an annual operating budget of $65 million, and is a world leader in communicating its research and collections to visitors. The ROM features 40 galleries and exhibition spaces in its original heritage building and its 2007 Michael Lee-Chin Crystal designed by Studio Daniel Libeskind. Toronto, the fourth-largest city in North America, is a cosmopolitan, multinational city of 2.9 million on Lake Ontario. The Greater Toronto Area had a population of 6.1 million in 2015 and is growing rapidly.
The ROM seeks a dynamic, energetic, innovative individual with a track record of success in both research and exhibitions. The successful candidate will be involved in developing and implementing strategy to build, manage, and interpret the collection of Islamic Art and lead its interpretation and presentation to general and academic audiences. The ROM’s collection of Islamic Art & Cultures is the largest in Canada with over 10,000 objects. The historical collection has strengths in ceramics and manuscripts, reflecting the remarkable artistic and technical achievements of Islamic culture over more than 1,400 years, and the ROM collections of Ethnology and Textiles & Costume also house important materials from the Islamic cultures of Africa and Asia. The successful candidate will enjoy working with donors, collectors, scholars, external communities, and global partners with interests in Islamic Art & Culture and welcome interactions with many audiences, including families and children. The successful candidate will be a specialist in his/her field but interested in broad issues and questions related to Islamic Art & Culture that have relevance in the contemporary world. This position offers an opportunity to expand the ROMs world-class collection and exhibition program into modern and contemporary art and culture, while maintaining its historic strengths. The ROM is open to considering a range of candidates from an Associate Curator level to Senior Curator, consistent with the candidate’s experience and the strategic goals of the museum.
Full posting here.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted August 24th


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Curator, Mactaggart Art Collection
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
University of Alberta - Museums and Collections Services
Closing Date: Sep 18, 2017
The University of Alberta Museums seeks a dynamic, creative, and team-oriented Curator for the Mactaggart Art Collection, one of the leading North American collections of Ming and Qing dynasty art. Reporting to the Executive Director, the Curator will work with the UofA Museums Team and other sectors of the University of Alberta, to build upon recent accomplishments and further position the Mactaggart Art Collection among the world’s preeminent Asian Art Collections. The Curator, Mactaggart Art Collection, will be responsible for: collection development, independent curatorial research related to the Collection and the Curator’s areas of expertise, facilitating new acquisitions, ensuring physical and intellectual access to the Mactaggart Art Collection, contributing to collections policy and procedure development, maintaining professional museum practices, and contributing to fund and resource development related to the Collection.
Full posting here.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted August 19th

Head of Media and PR London,UK
The Natural History Museum
Salary £48,000 - £54,000 per annum + benefits
Closes 11 Sep 2017
With over five million visitors annually, The Natural History Museum is one of the UK's leading visitor attractions and one of the world's great museums.
We are at the start of an exciting journey of transformation, building a Museum for the future, to inspire a love of our natural world and unlock answers to the big issues facing humanity and the planet.
Reporting to the Head of Strategic Communications, the Head of Media and PR will shape the Museum's story, helping to enhance our profile and reputation as a cultural and scientific leader and achieve our ambitious strategy.
A seasoned operator with great contacts and impeccable judgement, you will lead a talented team to deliver quality coverage across UK and international media, promote and protect the Museum's reputation and enhance and develop our brand.
With a proven track record of operating at a senior level in high profile organisations, you will be a proactive and collaborative team player, with a passion for the NHM and our mission.
Apply online before the closing date through the NHM website.
After registering you will be asked basic information and should then upload the following documents:
A CV giving details of relevant achievements in recent posts as well as your education and professional qualifications.
A covering letter that summarises your interest in this post, providing evidence of your ability to match the criteria outlined in the person specification.
Please ensure your letter includes details of your latest salary and notice period.
Closing date for applications is 9am on Monday 11 September 2017
First round interviews will be held on Friday 22 September 2017 Second round interviews will be held on Monday 2 October 2017.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted August 19th

Interim Executive Director– 14-month Parental Leave Contract London, Ontario, Canada
London Heritage Council
Application Deadline: 2017-09-11
Web: http://www.londonheritage.ca
The London Heritage Council (“LHC”) is seeking an energetic individual to fulfill the role of Interim Executive Director for a 14-month full-time contract to ensure the smooth running of the organization. The LHC is an award-winning heritage organization dedicated to connecting and engaging Londoners with their history, heritage, and culture. With diverse programs ranging from events, to education, to funding, LHC team members need to have diverse skillsets and innovative mindsets.
The successful applicant must be first and foremost a proven collaborator. They are also required to have proven abilities through a number of years’ experience in not-for-profit management or a related field (preferably with experience in cultural institutions or organizations) in the following key areas of accountability: financial management, corporate administration, government and corporate sponsor relations, oversight and management of staff, fundraising, festival operations and other strategic projects
Full posting here.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted August 19th

Learning and Events Manager York, North Yorkshire, UK
Salary £33,000 pa + Healthcare
Closes 10 Sep 2017
Ref SMG00359
Do you enjoy working with diverse audiences to create learning experiences that ignite curiosity?
Our successful Learning department creates unique, interactive and engaging programmes and events for education groups, families and adults.
To help us with this continual challenge, The National Railway Museum in York are looking for a Learning and Events Manager to join their team on a permanent basis.
In this role, you will lead and develop a large team to manage the museum's Learning programme ensuring that activities, exhibitions, events, resources, and online learning experiences are audience focused and develop 'Science Capital.'
You will also play a pivotal role in advocating for the learning team and our audiences across the museum, engaging with key stakeholders to ensure our vision, mission and activities are understood and implemented.
You will bring an expertise in informal and formal learning, be a strong communicator who can advocate for a cause and can motivate and lead a diverse, operational, team. You will also be able to think commercially, leading income-generating activities that help deliver the museum's business plan.
You will be offered excellent benefits, including 27 days holiday plus 8 bank holidays, a contributory company pension scheme, BUPA medical and dental care, an annual season ticket loan and numerous staff discounts whilst developing your career in a world-class museum group.
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Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted August 19th

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Novium Museum and Tourist Information Centre Manager Chichester, West Sussex, UK
Full Time Contract, 37 hours per week Flexible hours (including some evenings and weekends)
Salary: Hay Scale 8 SP 38 £33,437 to SP 42 £37,306 per annum (subject to positive increment scheme)
Location: The Novium Museum, Tower Street, Chichester, West Sussex
The Role:
Chichester District Council has an opportunity for an experienced Museum Manager to join its dynamic and successful team. This post has a specific focus on managing the museum and tourist information staff
responsible for commercial activity, communications and marketing, exhibitions and collections development and learning programmes. The ideal candidate will be an experienced and effective.
Full posting here.
Closes Sept. 8th.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted August 19th

Director of Marketing and Communications Nottingham, UK
National Justice Museum
Salary : £35,000 – £40,000
Hours per week: Full Time (37.5 hrs), Permanent Contract
An exciting opportunity to develop and implement the Marketing and Communications Plan for the National Justice Museum comprising of the Heritage Visitor Attractions: National Justice Museum Nottingham and City of Caves; and National Justice Museum Education, a national provider of public legal education activities in Nottingham, London and Manchester.
You will be joining our successful and dedicated team at a key moment for the charity, having rebranded from being the Galleries of Justice Museum and National Centre for Citizenship and the Law; completed a Heritage Lottery Fund refurbishment of the museum and become an Arts Council England National Portfolio Organisation.
We will be looking for an experienced and ambitious Marketing and Communications practitioner confident to lead on strategy for an award-winning charity and manage a small team to maximise our profile both in Nottingham and nationally.
For full information please read the job description and person specification:
Director of Marketing and Communications Job Description
To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to Vanessa.Corns@nationaljusticemuseum.org.uk
Closing Date: 6th September 2017
Shortlisted candidates will be advised w/c 11th September 2017.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted August 19th