Curator (Collections)

Organisation: OnFife

Salary: £29,245 – £36,547

Location: Kirkcaldy, Fife

Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract (11 months), Maternity cover
Grade: FC07
Salary: £29,245 – £36,547
Hours: 36 hours per week
Location: Kirkcaldy Galleries (base) and across Fife
Job Reference: ON000440

We are OnFife and as Fife’s largest cultural organisation we specialise in making jaws drop, hearts warm, eyes light up and imaginations run wild. We work with a huge range of partners, artists and creatives and our spaces are some of Fife’s favourite places. An ambitious leadership-oriented charity, we’re built on strong values, and those values make us who we are – Fearless, Inviting, Fair and Exciting.

We offer a local government pension scheme, generous holiday allowance and flexible working opportunities. If you need to travel for work, we can provide pool cars if you’re near head office or pay travel expenses so you are not out of pocket! Along with this, you can also access discounted gym/swim memberships and other employee benefits.

The Role
An opportunity has arisen within OnFife for maternity cover of the post of Curator (Collections). The Curator works closely with other members of the Cultural Heritage & Wellbeing team to care for, develop and interpret Fife’s wide-ranging and significant museum collection. The post is based in Kirkcaldy Galleries although the role has responsibilities across Fife, especially at our Collections Centre in Glenrothes.

You can view the full job spec on our current vacancies page on our website.

About You
You will have gained experience in a similar museum role and be an excellent communicator. It is essential that you have relevant collections management skills and also experience of using collections management systems (EMu is our system). A relevant postgraduate qualification in Museum Studies/Heritage and exhibition skills are desirable.

How to Apply
If you would like to find out more information about this role before applying, please contact Gavin Grant, Collections Team Leader for an informal chat. Contact details can be found on our current vacancies page on our website.

When you’re ready to apply, please complete our application form and equal opportunities form and return them to the HR team at The application pack can be downloaded from our current vacancies page on our website.

The closing date for applications is 9am on Monday 11 September 2023.

Interviews will take place on Tuesday 3 October 2023 at Kirkcaldy Galleries.

OnFife is an equal opportunities employer.

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