The position is responsible for research in a specific field of knowledge and for the management of a small team of assistants and volunteers.
Responsibility for a collection of artifacts or works of art
Acquiring objects or collections of interest to the museum or gallery
Cataloging acquisitions and keeping records
Carrying out background research and writing catalogs.
Displaying objects or collections in a way that makes them accessible and engaging to the general public
Writing materials and articles for the website
Writing articles for internal and external publications
Planning, organizing, interpreting and presenting exhibitions and lectures
Collection, documentation, and management
Collaborating with other museum departments, such as education, fund-raising, marketing and conservation
Handling inquiries from researchers and the public
Dealing with and understanding computer-generated imagery and website software as part of enhancing visitor interaction and experience
Budget planning, forecasting, and reporting
Staff management, recruitment, annual appraisals, and disciplinary matters
Staff training, promotion, and development
Dealing with inquiries from clients and stakeholders
Liaising with voluntary groups, the community, and industry (including schools, local history, and other community groups), as well as grant agencies, to secure sponsorship for events, publications and development projects
Liaising with management boards, governors, trustees and local council, and political groups to secure the future of the museum
Networking with other museum and art gallery professionals and outside agencies.