Policy and Strategy Liaison Officer, The Whitworth

Deadline: Tuesday 29 March 2016.

Reference : L&CI-07848
Faculty / Organisational unit : Library & Cultural Institutions
School / Directorate : Whitworth Art Gallery
Employment type : Permanent
Location : Oxford Road, Manchester
Salary : £30,738 to £37,768 per annum
Hours per week : full time

In February 2015 the Whitworth, part of the University of Manchester, reopened as an expanded gallery in the park. With new exhibition galleries, collections and study centre, learning studio, Grand Hall and beautiful art garden, we are a transformed gallery. In our first year we have welcomed 450,000+ visitors, been crowned Museum of the Year and won a national RIBA award for our beautiful building.

We are recruiting a Policy and Strategy Liaison Officer to work directly to the Director, Maria Balshaw, to support her wide portfolio of work as Director of the Whitworth, Director of Manchester City Galleries and Director of Culture for Manchester City Council.

Working to support Maria across her University and City Council locations, this will be a demanding role, offering flexible support to the Director across a wide range of Cultural policy, research and strategic areas.
We welcome applications from experienced individuals with arts, cultural policy background.

Interviews will take place on Monday, 11 April 2016.

As an equal opportunities employer, we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons. However, as black and minority ethnic (BME)/male candidates are currently under-represented at this level in this area, we would particularly welcome applications from BME/male applicants. All appointments will be made on merit.

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:
Clare O Mahony
Email – PA.whitworth@manchester.ac.uk

General enquiries:
Email: hrservices@manchester.ac.uk
Tel: 0161 275 4499

Technical support:
Email: universityofmanchester@helpmeapply.co.uk
Tel: 01565 818 234

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