Temporary exhibitions are where the Museum meets its audiences directly. They are integral to how the Fitzwilliam delivers on its mission and are a core output of its research activities, often involving collaboration with researchers from the wider University and beyond. The ambitious and innovative programme of exhibitions and displays are designed to transform and enhance the visitors' experience and engagement with the collections.
The Exhibitions Project Manager is responsible for managing allocated exhibitions and display projects from creative inception through to delivery, across departmental teams and external contributors to an agreed scope and following museum approval stages and reporting procedures. They will be assigned to specific projects and will act on initiative and most often independently to identify key issues and drive through activities to a successful and timely conclusion. The Exhibitions Project Manager will ensure these outputs match the Museum's aspirations and are delivered collaboratively and with rigour, paying close attention to scope, quality, programme and budget.
We are seeking someone with expertise in project management who has experience of working in a gallery/ museum context, specifically managing temporary exhibitions. Someone who has well-developed communication and consultative skills who is able to maintain strong working relationships with a diverse range of people.
In return we offer an encouraging and supportive environment, an attractive pension scheme and many employee benefits such as a shopping discounts scheme.
The positions available cover both permanent and fixed term opportunities.
Please specify on your supporting statement of your application which application you would like to be considered for or whether you wish to be considered for both positions.
Closing date for applications: 8th January 2023
Interview Date: 23rd January 2023
Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a basic disclosure (criminal records check) check and a security check.
Informal enquiries are welcomed and should be directed to Charlotte Burns: firstname.lastname@example.org
If you have any queries regarding the application process please contact HR@Fitzwilliam.cam.ac.uk
Please quote reference DA34580 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.
The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.
The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.
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