Kettle's Yard house



Curatorial Assistant, Community Programme (Part Time, Fixed Term)

Salary £24,775-£27,864

Deadline for applications 17th of September

Kettles Yard is a House with a permanent collection of twentieth century artworks, library and an archive, together with a gallery presenting a changing programme of modern and contemporary art exhibitions and artists projects. It has an international reputation for its activities that include concerts of new and classical music and an extensive programme of education activities.

The Assistant Curator, Community Programme is part of the integrated programming team lead by the Senior Curator. S/He will primarily deliver the Open House Programme, a co-curated programme between Kettle's Yard and communities in North Cambridge.

Reporting to the Community Officer, the Assistant Curator will play a key role in delivering Open House residencies, exhibitions, activities and events. S/He will ensure that Kettle's Yard maintains a sustainable relationship with local communities, through delivering a locally relevant and internationally significant programme.

The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate excellent communication skills, the ability to develop relationships with people at all levels, knowledge and enthusiasm for contemporary artistic practice, and experience of coordinating arts projects in a community setting

This is a part-time position for 3 days per week. The role is funded by the Paul Hamlyn Foundation until 2017.

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The closing date for applications is Wednesday 17th September 2014.

Interviews will take place on Friday 26th September 2014.

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Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a Disclosure and Barring Service check (enhanced with adults' barred list), a health assessment and a security check.

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