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Collections Assistant AMOT

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Contract Type:
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Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
25/10/2020 23:59
£19,312 - £20,493
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Employment Location:
Sevenhills, however you may be required to work at any DCC council office.
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Closing date:
25 Oct

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Regeneration, Economy & Growth
Culture, Sport & Tourism

Vacancy Reference No: REG20-226

Post title: Collections Assistant x 2 posts – full time temporary for 18 months

Salary: £19,312 - £20,493 Grade 4

Job Location: Sevenhills, however you may be required to work at any DCC council office.

An exciting opportunity to work hands on with a military collection including uniforms, medals, media, weapons, relics and archive. The role combines hands on collections work with document and collections management. This is a great opportunity to develop skills within museum and heritage collections across all areas of caring for a collection.

Working on an AMOT (Army Museums Ogilby Trust) funded project related to the Durham Light Infantry (DLI) Collection. Assisting the work of the Principal Museums, Heritage and Collections Manager you will undertake documentation management and reconciliation including data input, object handling and research to develop records using museum collections management software MODES Complete following SPECTRUM guidelines. The role will include working with volunteers and undertaking workshops and practical collections related work including collection open days and training sessions.

Required qualifications: Degree or equivalent qualification in a relevant discipline (History, archaeology, archive and museum studies, cultural studies, history of art, fine art/visual art, classics)

For further information about the post please contact Gillian Kirkbride via e-mail at gillian.kirkbride@durham.gov.uk

It is anticipated that interviews will be held remotely via Microsoft Teams during November 2020

As a disability confident employer, we are committed to employing disabled people and people with health conditions making reasonable adjustments to support disabled applicants when required.
Apply on-line via the jobs portal or for further assistance contact the Payroll & Employee Services Team on tel. no. 03000 263154 / 266148 / 264469 / 264086 or email PESREAL@durham.gov.uk

In line with the County Council’s Recruitment & Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CV’s. Any information provided on CV’s will not be considered for short-listing purposes.

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered with North East Jobs, including your invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email after the closing date for notification from ‘DONOTREPLY@NORTHEASTJOBS.ORG.UK’ as you will not be notified by any other means.

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