Applications to be submitted by 5pm, 22nd February 2018
Salary range £19,000 - £32,000 (depending on experience)
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
This post is suitable for a motivated, enthusiastic individual with a commitment to the creation of innovative, accessible science learning experiences and inspiring others.
As a member of the Management Team, you will have responsibility for shaping, implementing and strengthening the organisation’s Exhibition and Community Engagement Programmes, which incorporate our in-centre exhibition experiences, interactive shows and workshops, outreach programmes, festivals and collaborative science learning projects. You will lead by example; coach, mentor and line manage the Exhibition and Community Engagement team.
You will represent Dundee Science Centre to external partners who may include Higher Education and Industry, Community Organisations, Visitor Attractions and local Government, raising Dundee Science Centre’s profile and working collaboratively with them to create, deliver and evaluate public engagement projects and incorporate research and theories within exhibitions and programmes.
You will identify and implement strategies for widening access to the Science Centre; you will build meaningful relationships with organisations and play a key role in developing methods of ‘best practice’ for engaging typically ‘hard to reach audiences’.
We are at an incredibly exciting time in Dundee Science Centre’s evolution, with a brand new Medical Technology exhibition set to launch this year, a key remit of this role will be to lead on the training, delivery and evaluation of the exhibition engagement and public activities with a focus on quality assurance and providing excellent visitor experience.
Dundee Science Centre is looking for an outstanding individual with a passion and ability for creating meaningful and memorable experiences for a variety of audiences using unique methods and exciting formats. You will have excellent communication, project management and leadership skills, an ability to build meaningful and beneficial relationships with external partners as well as experience of leading and managing a team.
Educated to degree level in a relevant subject or the equivalent knowledge/experience in an informal science learning environment is required. Experience in the management, development, delivery and training of science-related public engagement projects is essential. Experience of partner liaison towards the coordination of exhibition and public engagement is essential. A full UK driving license is required.
The position of Exhibition & Community Engagement Manager is full time, 37.5 hours a week, working any 5 days of 7 as required with weekend and evening work a requirement.
To apply for this vacancy please send your CV and a detailed covering letter stating why you believe you are suited to this post:
Dundee Science Centre
Interviews to take place on 5th & 6th March 2018
Start date: 2nd April 2018 (if possible)
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