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Job Opportunity: Museum Coordinator, East Grinstead Museum, West Sussex

Job Title: Museum Coordinator

Location: East Grinstead Museum

Responsible to: Trustees

Line manager: Chairman

Responsible for: Volunteers

Hours: 18 hours per week - with some flexiblity (Wednesday - Friday, 6 hours per day)

Wage: £16,500pa (pro-rata) + holiday and benefits

To apply: Apply to Lloyd Richards, Chairman of Trustees at enclosing CV and letter of application.

Closing date: 31 October 2016.

Role summary

The Museum Officer will be responsible for the day-to- day running of the Museum including administration, front of house and the supervision of volunteers.

Main duties

  • To manage the Museum’s facilities and ensure that they are maintained to a high standard of safety, security, access and presentation
  • To be responsible for the co-ordination of operational tasks associated with Museum events and activities andm group visits
  • To work with the Trustees to co-ordinate and support the volunteer stewards
  • To recruit and induct new volunteers as required
  • To liaise with the Learning & Outreach Officer as required
  • To respond to enquiries relating to the Museum and its collections
  • To liaise with external contractors on general building and maintenance issues
  • To promote the Museum through social media and on our website
  • To undertake training as required
  • To ensure that all operations are undertaken in accordance with the standards of Health & Safety, including the undertaking of risk assessments where appropriate


DBS Clearance is required. The Museum Officer is required to comply with individual responsibilities in accordance with the provisions of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 to take reasonable care for the health and safety of yourself and any person who may be affected by your acts of omissions at work.

EGRTM - Museum Coordinator Person Specification