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Accreditation Officer

This is a temporary position to assist us in maintaining Dimbola Museum & Galleries’ accreditation status.

Main duties and responsibilities

  • To ensure that the collections at Dimbola are cared for and preserved in accordance with the Museum’s collection policies.
  • To maintain our accreditation status and be responsible for submitting the accreditation return
  • Collections management including accessioning, loans, acquisitions, and disposals, and to ensure that all collections items are properly documented.
  • To advise the Director and Trustees on collections matters

Experience and Qualifications

  • Management of a collection database eg MODES or similar
  • A good understanding of the Arts Council England Accreditation scheme and Spectrum guidelines
  • Experience of dealing with funding bodies and bidding for grant finance
  • To have a degree and/or substantial working experience in museum accreditation

Person Specification

  • Good attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • A flexible and adaptable approach with a ‘can do’ attitude
  • Proficient in the use of word processing, spreadsheet and database packages, including Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook

Rate of Pay

£14 an hour. Hours and days are flexible as required to achieve reaccreditation status.

This is a temporary role (3 months maximum) with the potential to negotiate extending the contract in the future.

 How to apply

Please send your CV and a covering letter detailing how you meet the specification and why you wish to be considered for the role to admin@dimbola.co.uk The closing date for this role is 28th February 2022.

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