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Learning Programme Manager

Salary range: £40,521-£54,395 Closing date: 2 January 2024 Download the job pack

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As the principal museum of the University of Cambridge and the largest cultural venue in the region, The Fitzwilliam Museum acts as a crucial bridge between the University, the City and the rest of the world, and has an international reputation for extraordinary research, world class exhibitions, award-winning public programmes and significant collections spanning many cultures and centuries. The Hamilton Kerr Institute (HKI) is a sub-department of the museum and is one of the world's leading centres for teaching and research in paintings conservation and heritage science.

This is a new role that offers an exciting opportunity to develop and deliver the Fitzwilliam's creative learning programmes, with specific responsibility for the management and development of activity across our schools, creative partnerships, and early years and families programmes.

The post holder is also responsible for leading on the development of new approaches and methodologies to support high-quality, engaging and inclusive creative learning that engages with a diverse range of communities, contributing to ensuring the Museum's collections and the research activities that underpin them become more relevant for a larger and more diverse audience.

The post holder will have experience managing a team, supporting training needs, managing performance, motivation and leadership as well as working with the target audiences for the post. They will have a passion for and an understanding of, and commitment to, the role that anti-racism, diversity and inclusion play in the work of The Fitzwilliam Museum.

In return we offer an encouraging and supportive environment, generous holiday allowance, an attractive pension scheme and many employee benefits such as a shopping discounts scheme.

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.

Interview Date: Wednesday 17th January 2024

Please quote reference DA39425 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University of Cambridge is committed in its pursuit of academic excellence to equality of opportunity and to a proactive and inclusive approach to equality, which supports and encourages all under-represented groups, promotes an inclusive culture, and values diversity. We believe that diversity strengthens and enriches us, and are committed to helping to make the arts and cultural sector a more diverse and equal place. To this end we are actively seeking to diversify our staff and would particularly welcome applications from women and those from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic background, and people with disabilities. If you wish to self-identify, please do so in your personal statement.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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