Staffordshire Arts and Museum Service are looking for an enthusiastic person to help us deliver collections management support to volunteer run museums across Staffordshire as part of the Museum Development Project in the County.
You will be responsible for assisting museums in their preparation for the new Accreditation Standard which Staffordshire museums will being applying for in 2009.
You will support museum staff in packing or repacking museum collections, establishing condition checking programmes, accessioning and cataloguing new and existing collections, maintaining loans and other location and documentation records to the MDA SPECTRUM standard and assisting with writing procedures in line with the Accreditation Standard.
You will have an interest in museum work and preferably have or be working towards a postgraduate qualification in Museums or Heritage Studies.
For an informal discussion please contact Chris Copp or Helen Ruthven on 01889 881388 extn 210
This position is subject to a "disclosure" check under the "Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974". Further details regarding this check and Staffordshire County Council's employment policy will be found within the application pack.
Salary: £14,787 - £15,825 (Subject to Job Evaluation)
Scale: SCP14 - SCP17
Closing Date: 21 July 2006
Location: Staffordshire Arts and Museums Service, Shugborough
Vacancy Type: Full Time, Temporary
Number of Hours: 37
Job Category: Art / Museum / Gallery
Number of Positions: 1
Department: Children & Lifelong Learning
For an application form please telephone (0845) 452 0538 or visit www.staffordshire.gov.uk