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Curator of Fine Art – York Art Gallery
(Job share – 14.8 hrs, 2 days pw)
Temporary contract for approximately 12 months

Salary: SO1, SCP points 29 to 31 (£27,374 – £29,182 pro rata; actual salary: £10,949 – £11,672 pa)

These are exciting times to join the Trust on the back of our multi award winning redevelopment of York Art Gallery and with ambitious plans for the future.

We are currently seeking a Curator of Fine Art to work on a job share basis for two days per week, based at the York Art Gallery.

The successful candidate will support the Senior Curator of Art in building York Art Gallery’s position as a leading gallery in the North of England. This will encompass the delivery of high profile programming and temporary exhibitions, developing its fine art collections and continuing the family friendly and visitor focused engagement for which York Art Gallery has won awards.

You will require a relevant degree and a post graduate qualification in Museum/Art Gallery Studies and/or AMA or equivalent experience. You must also have substantial experience of working with Fine Art collections and a knowledge of documentation systems and relevant conservation issues.

Whilst this post is for a minimum of 2 days per week, you will need to have some flexibility and be prepared to work additional hours when required in order to ensure continuity in exhibition changeovers and for out of hours events. Time off in lieu will be granted in these circumstances.

How to apply:

Please click the links below to download documents for this position.

Application forms should be returned to recruitment@ymt.org.uk or by post to: Recruitment, Yorkshire Museum, Museum Gardens, York, YO1 7FR.

CVs will not be accepted and applications can only be accepted from candidates who have permission to work in the UK. If, after applying, you have not heard from us by two weeks after the closing date, please assume you have not been successful on this occasion.

Dates to bear in mind…

Closing date for applications is 9am on 18th April 2017.
Interviews will take place in York on 3rd May 2017.

 

 

Senior Curator – York Art Gallery, York
Salary: SCP points 34 – 37 (£31,804 – £34,266)
Contract: 37 hours per week, permanent

These are exciting times to join the Trust on the back of our multi award winning redevelopment of York Art Gallery and with ambitious plans for the future.

We are seeking a Senior Curator for York Art Gallery (YAG).

The successful candidate will continue to build York Art Gallery’s position as a leading gallery in the North of England delivering high profile programming and exciting temporary exhibitions. They will support the developing profile of COCA (the Centre of Ceramic Art) and develop YAG’s collections. In addition, they will continue the family friendly and visitor-focused engagement that York Art Gallery has won awards for. They will represent the Art Gallery internally and externally building its reputation with collectors, stakeholders and donors.

The successful candidate will possess expert knowledge of art history (with specialist interests relevant to YAG collections) and be experienced in commissioning artists, delivering exhibitions and managing collections. In addition they will require a relevant postgraduate qualification, excellent interpersonal, problem solving and communication skills. They will also have experience of project management, team leadership and line management of staff.

A flexible approach to work is essential, including working evenings and/or weekends as required.

How to apply:

Please click the links below to download documents for this position.

Application forms should be returned to recruitment@ymt.org.uk or by post to: Recruitment, Yorkshire Museum, Museum Gardens, York, YO1 7FR.

CVs will not be accepted and applications can only be accepted from candidates who have permission to work in the UK. If, after applying, you have not heard from us by two weeks after the closing date, please assume you have not been successful on this occasion.

Dates to bear in mind…

Closing date for applications is 9am on Thursday 6th April 2017.
Interviews will take place in York on Wednesday 19th April 2017.

 


 

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