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Summerlee Museum of Scottish Industrial Life, Heritage Way, ML5 1QD
£36,073 - £41,592 per year pro rata
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Part Time
21 hours per week

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Job Advertisement

NLC10 £36,073 - £41,592 (Pro Rata)


We are seeking a Social History Curator to be responsible for the implementation of an agreed programme of research, care and interpretation of the Social History Collections of North Lanarkshire.  You will be working within the Curatorial and Exhibitions team to help deliver high quality exhibitions and manage our nationally significant collections. Working at the heart of the local community, you will ensure the museum collections are made accessible to the people of North Lanarkshire.

Based at Summerlee Museum of Scottish Industrial Life, you should have a professional qualification in museum/heritage studies along with demonstrable relevant work experience in the sector. You will have a good working knowledge of museum documentation and collection management systems and have experience in researching and interpreting museum collections.

A high degree of computer literacy is essential and understanding of current practices in museum collections management and care. You must have good communication skills, be able to work to tight deadlines and cope with the demands of simultaneous projects.

You must be able to travel and work in different locations throughout North Lanarkshire.

Work Pattern - 21 hours per week over 3 days.

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If you’re considering a career with us, you’ll be keen to know what’s in it for you.  We have a great package of benefits available, from health and wellbeing to finances and family.  This includes 26 days annual leave and 6 public holidays*, and a wide range of offers available to you through our NLLife reward site.  We also have a full package of learning and development through our learning academy LearnNL to help you reach your full potential and further your career.

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*For all casual/sessional roles, you will receive 12.1% of your hourly rate for every hour worked in total recompense for annual leave, including public holidays. These rates will be indicated separately on your payslip.  You will only be paid for the hours that you work.

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We are a Disability Confident Leader and offer a guaranteed interview to applicants who consider themselves to be disabled and who meet the minimum requirements for the position.

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