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Low Parks Museum 129 Muir Street Hamilton, ML3 6BJ
£26,023 - £26,406 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week

Job Description

Location: Low Parks Museum, Muir Street, Hamilton

Hours: 35 hours per week

Shift Pattern:

Week 1 – Monday to Friday 9-5pm (1 hour lunch unpaid)

Week 2 – Tuesday to Saturday 9-5pm (1 hour lunch unpaid)

Duration: Permanent

South Lanarkshire Leisure and Culture are looking for an Assistant Museum Officer to be a key member of the museum development team. The successful applicant will help support, develop, and deliver on all aspects of learning, access, and education within a busy local authority museum environment. The role includes the development of learning and access resources, contributing to the Museum’s formal and informal learning events programmes, and supporting the development of effective links with internal and external partners, community groups, and other stakeholders in the museum service.

The role may also include a degree of collections work, contributing to the development and installation of exhibitions, and identifying and obtaining funding to deliver museum development projects in line with organisational and sector priorities.

Applicants should hold a post graduate museum qualification or be educated to degree level and have a minimum of one year’s museum experience.

Knowledge and/or experience of working to sector standards and guidelines such as SPECTRUM and the Museum Accreditation Scheme are essential. Good written communication and report writing skills, and experience of working with a museum collections management system are also desirable.

Applicants will undergo a competency-based interview and a short, practical exercise in collections handling and interpretation.



As part of our approach to good practice and safer recruitment we carry out a number of pre-employment checks for example, Identity, Asylum and Immigration and employment history etc.

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South Lanarkshire Council /South Lanarkshire Leisure and Culture are Equal Opportunities employees and encourage applications from all members of the community. As a user of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum competency/behaviour requirements for the position.

South Lanarkshire Council /South Lanarkshire Leisure and Culture is committed to providing support to members of the armed forces, veterans and their families which is set out in the British Armed Forces Community Covenant. Veterans are guaranteed an interview where their previous employer was the armed forces and who meet the minimum requirements for the position.

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