Job opportunities (20.9.2022)
Assistant Curator, Ceramics and Glass, V&A
The V&A is the world's leading museum of art, design and performance. The V&A's Collections Division comprises six curatorial departments alongside research, and conservation and collections care and access teams. The curatorial departments are arranged as: Decorative Arts and Sculpture; Furniture, Fashion & Textiles and Theatre & Performance; Graphic Art & Design, Photography and Architecture; and Asia. The staff in these teams are at the heart of the founding purpose of the museum: to care for, research and develop the collections, to exhibit them to the public, to make them available for study and research, and to broaden access to the collections.
We are seeking to appoint an Assistant Curator, Ceramics and Glass, to join the Department of Decorative Art and Sculpture. This is one of seven Assistant Curator posts within the Department. The main purpose of the job is to provide curatorial support in the development, care, documentation and research, presentation, and interpretation of a part of the V&A's collection, in this case the Ceramics and Glass collection. Assistant Curators spend a significant portion of their time working on object-related activity that pertains to the care and display of collections, maintaining documentation and developing interpretation to allow for their presentation to wide audiences.
As a member of the Decorative Art and Sculpture Department the post holder will also play a role in the wider work of the V&A, contributing to policy, projects and public programmes and supporting fundraising and income generation. Assistant Curators also play a role in their relevant department and will be part of the community supporting the Museum's scholarship in the Decorative Art and Sculpture Department. In short, this is a wide-ranging role in which the post holder will be able to develop their skills in all aspects of museum curation.
Digital Learning Producer, Historic Royal Palaces
Digital Learning Producer (Schools Content)
Full-time - 2 year fixed-term contract
Tower of London with travel to Hampton Court Palace and flexibility with home working
Historic Royal Palaces (HRP) is a team of people who love and look after six of the most wonderful palaces in the world. We create space for spirits to stir and be stirred.
We have an ambition to grow and develop our online provision for schools, offering relevant and engaging digital content for all Key Stages that reaches a nationwide audience. Our aim is to enable teachers and students to access heritage of national significance, expanding the reach of our schools programme and raising awareness among the education sector of HRP as a provider of high-quality content for learners.
As the Digital Learning Producer, you will lead on the definition and scope of a new programme of work, supported and guided by the Digital Engagement and Schools Content teams. Using your extensive experience of digital content production, you will oversee the planning, production and delivery of new digital content and resources. Your knowledge of the National Curriculum and current best practice in teaching will help to ensure the content and resources we create meet the needs and expectations of teachers and learners.
R&R Project Registrar Planning Officer, Westminster
We have an exciting job opportunity available for you to join the Heritage Collections (In-House Services and Estates) team as an R&R (Restoration and Renewal Programme) Project Registrar Planning Officer.
This will be on a 14-month fixed term contract, with the possibility of extension and/or permanency.
The In-House Services and Estates (IHSE) team aims to deliver a comfortable, safe and efficient environment for Members, their staff and staff of the House to work in; as well as providing a welcoming and functional environment for all visitors to the House of Commons. The department is also responsible for looking after and managing buildings, capital projects and significant assets on the Parliamentary Estate, which itself forms part of a UNESCO World Heritage site.
The team is in an exciting and challenging period of change as preparations are made for the decant of large areas of the Parliamentary Estate for the Restoration and Renewal (R&R) Programme (https://restorationandrenewal.parliament.uk), as well as other associated projects being undertaken across the Parliamentary Estate.
As the postholder you will act as an interface between Parliament's Heritage Collections Team and R&R Delivery Authority teams to carry out scoping works, support object assessment workstreams and assess the heritage impact of survey and enabling works.
Your role as The Project Registrar Planning Officer will play a key role in providing essential information to the R & R Delivery Authority and to Parliament's HCT in advance of project activities taking place to ensure that all teams are aware of Heritage needs, understand the impact that heritage mitigations will have on their schedules and are able to support their implementation a necessary. You will be in a position to answer questions relating to the impact of surveys to the Collections and will convey proposed mitigations to the Heritage Collections team Project Registrar or R&R Heritage Lead for approval.
Exhibitions Manager (National Touring) - Maternity Cover, THE NATIONAL GALLERY
The Exhibitions Manager post is responsible for the organisational management and delivery of specific national touring projects within the gallery's exhibition programme.
Senior Collections and Monument Officer, NATIONAL TRUST
Are you a proven manager of collections or houses with a love of history and archaeology? The teams at Chedworth Roman Villa and Lodge Park are looking for an enthusiastic individual to bring their conservation knowledge to our properties. We need someone who can champion fantastic collections care and practice, while contributing to the day to day running of the sites and engaging with visitors to create memorable experiences.
Internally this role will be known as Senior Collections & House Officer. We're open to employees of the trust filling this role on a secondment basis if desired.