Job Vacancies and Opportunities
Assistant Keeper, Paintings, Drawings and Prints Salary Range: £34,233 - £45,954
The Fitzwilliam Museum is the principal museum of the University of Cambridge. It has internationally important collections organised in five curatorial departments and provides education and information services for a variety of audiences. All of its collections were designated in 1997 as being of outstanding national and international importance.
Assignments to 31 July 2015: Temporary Gallery Attendants Hourly rate: £7.85
required for the following rosters (n.b. more than one roster can be applied for per individual):
Departmental Administrator Hamilton Kerr Institute, Whittlesford Fitzwilliam Museum £27,057 - £32,277
The Hamilton Kerr Institute (HKI) is a Department of the Fitzwilliam Museum, and a teaching faculty within the History of Art Department of the University, situated in the village of Whittlesford (8 miles south of Cambridge).
Documentation Internships (Full time for 3 months)
The two assignments are part of the University of Cambridge Internship Scheme and will be conducted through the University of Cambridge Careers Service and Temporary Employment Service. The positions will be based at The Fitzwilliam Museum; one in the Department of Coins and Medals and the other in the Department of Paintings, Drawings and Prints, both working closely with the Documentation office.
Head of Learning - Permanent post - Salary Range: £38,511 - £48,743
The Fitzwilliam Museum has a well established reputation for excellence and innovation in education provision. As the lead for the University of Cambridge Museums, Major Partner Museum Programme, success depends on strategic and expert leadership informed by in-depth knowledge of current policy and best practice in the UK museum learning sector.. Working within the framework of the Museum’s Communications and Engagement team, reporting to the Head of Communications and Engagement and leading a team of 10 museum educators, the Head of Learning is critical to providing a clear and professional steer for the future.
University of Cambridge Museums (UCM) Marketing & Communications Coordinator - £27,057 - £32,277 - Fixed Term to 31 March 2018
University of Cambridge Museums (UCM), is one of 21 museum services nationally that have secured Major Partnership Funding from the Arts Council England (ACE). Over the last three years, the UCM’s Connecting Collections ACE-funded programme has begun to transform access to the exceptional collections and research resources of the eight University of Cambridge Museums. As part of this programme, a series of high-profile events and programmes, including Curating Cambridge, the Thresholds Poets, and the Discoveries exhibitions complement an imaginative and well-established programme for families, schools and lifelong-`learning audiences. The UCM, in partnership with The Audience Agency, have carried out extensive benchmarking of audience data and used this and other studies to inform a new Audience Development Plan. The UCM have recently secured funding from ACE to continue this programme during 2015-18, enabling a continued strategic approach to increasing and diversifying audiences.
The University of Cambridge follows an equal opportunities policy and aims to achieve the highest quality in teaching and research.