Learning and Engagement Manager

Organisation: Wardlaw Museum

Salary: £37,099 - £44,263

Location: St Andrews, Fife

Libraries and Museums at the University of St Andrews are looking for a creative, organised and experienced Learning and Engagement Manager to oversee an exciting programme of events, engagement activities and projects that achieve societal impact and contribute to our vision to reimagine what a museum can be.

The successful candidate will manage a small Learning and Engagement team and work collaboratively across the University to engage public and student audiences in innovative ways, both in-person and online.

The Learning and Engagement Manager will also play a central role in exhibition development, ensuring that audiences are represented, regularly developing content alongside colleagues and helping to shape the overall programme.

The successful candidate must be a creative thinker, have demonstrable experience of achieving learning outcomes for target audiences, have excellent interpersonal and collaborative skills, be highly adaptable and a strong team leader who is able to motivate and support their team.

Employees of the University have access to a wide range of staff benefits including:

*Annual leave of 34 days, plus 5 public holidays
*Financial contribution to relocation
*A hybrid working environment, including partial homeworking where appropriate and a range of family friendly policies
*Staff discount scheme for local and national goods and services
*Free staff parking, employee Carshare and Cycle to Work Schemes and subsidised local bus travel
*Subsidised sports membership, reduced tuition fees on degree programmes for staff/children of staff, access to library facilities, salary sacrifice scheme and a range of wellbeing initiatives.

Further information and informal enquiries may be directed to Matthew Sheard, Head of Experience and Engagement, email:

Applications are particularly welcome from people from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) backgrounds, and other protected characteristics who are under-represented in professional posts at the University.

Equality, diversity and inclusion are at the heart of the St Andrews experience. We strive to create a fair and inclusive culture demonstrated through our commitment to diversity awards (Athena Swan, Carer Positive, LGBT Charter and Race Charters). We celebrate diversity by promoting profiles of BAME, LGBTIQ+ staff and supporting networks including the Staff BAME Network; Staff with Disabilities Network; Staff LGBTIQ+ Network; and the Staff Parents & Carers Network. Full details available online:

Closing Date: 20 November 2023

Please quote ref: AD2612NK

Application Deadline: Monday 20/11/2023