Visitor Centre Manager (Whitelee Visitor Centre)

Organisation: Glasgow Science Centre

Salary: £35,235 - £39,283 per annum

Location: Eaglesham

Glasgow Science Centre (GSC) is an educational charity and leading science centre and visitor attraction with a 5-star status. Our mission is to inspire everyone to explore and understand the world around them and to discover and enjoy science.

We are a place of learning, creativity, curiosity, and fun, inspiring and empowering around half a million people every year, both inside and outside our amazing centre in Pacific Quay, on the banks of the Clyde.

Our state-of-the-art centre contains more than 450 interactive exhibits, a digital planetarium, a science show theatre, a teaching laboratory, an IMAX cinema, and a maker space. We also take science out of our centre and across Scotland with our On Tour programme and our Community Engagement Programme works closely with people in our local communities.

Our staff are vitally important to us and play a key role in achieving our mission. We value diversity in our workforce and want our workforce to reflect the diverse communities we serve bringing a range of skills, experiences, knowledge, and ideas to help towards our mission.

Our company values are important to us as they underpin who we are and how we work, what we believe in and stand for:

We strive for excellence

We are inclusive

We innovate

We collaborate


Are you committed to seeking excellence, creativity and innovation? Do GSC’s mission and values excite you? Do you want to work in a positive, vibrant and collaborative environment?

We are recruiting for a Visitor Centre Manager to lead and deliver Glasgow Science Centre’s contracted management and operational responsibilities for Whitelee Visitor Centre (WVC) to meet the shared strategic objectives of the owner, Scottish Power Renewables (SPR) and Glasgow Science Centre (GSC), including the day to day management of the operational team, sub-contractors and also acting as a lead contact with SPR and assisting in the preparation of regular progress reports.

Whitelee Visitor Centre is based in Eaglesham and is managed by GSC.

You will have demonstratable experience in leading a high performing and effective operational team to deliver high quality visitor experiences and learning programmes. You will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and collaborate effectively with stakeholders. Your budgetary management and commercial awareness along with your passion for excellence will ensure you are able to continuously develop the visitor centre and maximise visitor numbers.

Full job description is available to download at the bottom of this page.

If this sounds like you then we would love you to get in touch!


Please find full job description and application form available on the Jobs and Volunteering section of our website.

We are equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from people of all backgrounds.

Application Deadline: Wednesday 24/01/2024