GLA11756 - Museums Project Assistant (Intercultural Youth Group) – (Fixed-Term), (Part-Time)

Organisation: Glasgow Life

Salary: £23,148.43 - £24,638.48

Location: Glasgow - Gallery of Modern Art, G1 3AH

Glasgow Life is looking for a Museums Project Assistant (Glasgow Museums Intercultural Youth Group) to join us on a 17.5 hours per week (part time), fixed term contract for a period up to June 2026. As Museums Project Assistant you will be joining our in-demand Learning department. You will be part of a dedicated team which supports education and lifelong learning in our museums.
More about our Museums teams
As a Museums Project Assistant you’ll be joining our Glasgow Life Museums team. From The Burrell Collection to Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, our Museums are free for everyone to access. We’re committed to making sure people experience our world-class collections and have the chance to engage with our rich heritage. The cultural programmes we provide bring value to people’s lives. Read more on our website.
About Glasgow Life
Glasgow Life is the charity which inspires people to lead richer, more active lives through culture and sport. Simply put, we believe that everyone deserves a great Glasgow life. We do this by delivering innovative cultural and sporting programmes and events which improve the mental, physical, and economic well-being of Glasgow. Glasgow Life also creates unforgettable experiences for tourists, strengthening the city’s visitor economy. We help put on world-class events, conferences and festivals which enhance Glasgow’s international reputation. Glasgow is the first city to be named European Capital of Sport twice sport and was also the first place in the UK to be named a UNESCO City of Music.
The role
As a Museums Project Assistant, you’ll be an integral part of the team by supporting Glasgow Museums’ new Intercultural Youth Group. You will be working with the learning and curatorial teams across Glasgow Museums, assisting with events, and engaging with participants, visitors and volunteers. You will be reporting to GoMA’s Learning and Access Curator and working alongside an established team. The post is City wide and will work across different venues as required but you will mostly be located at the Gallery of Modern Art.
The candidate
If you’re interested in joining us as a Museums Project Assistant you’ll need:
• ICT literacy and ability to use Microsoft Office packages Word and Excel
• Demonstrable interest in supporting ethnically diverse young people’s influence within community or cultural settings and in representation of ethnically diverse communities in museums and galleries.
• Good interpersonal and communication skills, in person, written and by telephone.
• Experience in working with or advocating for Glasgow’s ethnically diverse communities, or lived experience within the community.
• Commitment to undertake a work-based SVQ Level 3 qualification to reflect skills learned during the contract.

You can read the full person specification for this role under the ‘Job Attachments’ section.
Our Gallery of Modern Art has great links to public transport.
This role is working 2.5 days/week, with a mix of week and weekend working.
We believe in the transformational power of the programmes and events we provide for the people and visitors of Glasgow. If you would like to be a part of what we do, we’d love to hear from you.
Important Dates: Closing date 28 April 2024 and interviews are provisionally scheduled for the week beginning the 6th May 2024.
For Fixed Term Roles – If offer is made to internal employee (Glasgow Life or Council Family), at the end of the temporary period, eligible employees, if agreed will have a right to return to a role at their substantive grade within the council family.

Benefits at Glasgow Life
• A holiday allowance of 30 days plus 6.5 public holidays (for full-time roles). This will rise to 35 days after 5 years
• Membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme – which pays 19.3% in employer contributions
• Discounted Glasgow Club membership and money off in our museum shops and online store
• Option to buy extra annual leave
• Cycle-to-work scheme
• Flexible retirement
• Family-friendly policies
Diversity matters at Glasgow Life
We’re determined to reflect the extraordinary diversity of Glasgow in our workforce. Glasgow Life is on a journey to develop a workplace that reflects the communities we serve. Where everyone feels empowered to bring their full, authentic selves to work. We’re a Disability Confident and Carer Positive employer and invite candidates from all backgrounds to apply.

Application Deadline: Sunday 28/04/2024