Arts in Libraries Officer, St Helens Library Service, St Helens Council (fixed term funded post until 31 March 2022)

Hours: 22 hours per week

Pay: From: £14,745.35 pa To: £15,647.95 pa (Scp 19-22 equivalent to £24,799 – £26,317 full time)

Closing Date: 08 December 2019

For Job Description, Person Specification and Application process please visit: http://b.link/ArtsInLibrariesOfficerjob

Job Description

St Helens Library Service became an Arts Council England National Portfolio Organisation in 2018, one of only six Library Services in the country to receive this status.

The Arts in Libraries Officer will play a key role in the development and delivery of Cultural Hubs, the award winning Arts in Libraries programme.
This is a creative and rewarding role for a highly motivated individual who has the necessary skills and experience and with the knowledge, skills and experience to lead on visual arts commissions and projects.
You will also support the programming and development of work across different art forms.

You will work as part of a team to plan, manage, develop and promote arts initiatives within St Helens Libraries, working closely with staff and communities to embed diversity and excellence in the arts through the Cultural Hubs programme.

Cultural Hubs’ mission is to provide rich and diverse arts opportunities for audiences and participants within the Library Service and to support artists to inspire, challenge and enrich the lives of St Helens residents.
Its vision is that everyone in St Helens should have the opportunity to experience high quality Arts and Culture through their Library. As a result of their Cultural Hubs experience, we want people to feel inspired, empowered and enabled to explore the arts further in a variety of contexts.

Interviews will take place on Thursday 9 January 2020.

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Cath Shea on 01744 677448