University College London (UCL) invite applications for the post of Collections Assistant to work with all aspects of museum work and collections care, as well as visitor services. Closing date for applications is October 26th.
Based in UCL Art Museum, the Collections Assistant will also contribute to collections projects across the department. UCL Art Museum is home to an important collection of 12,000 works of art from the 1500s to the present day in a range of media. Its principal holdings are of prints and drawings, with smaller collections of painting and sculpture and a growing collection of time-based media work. With its roots as a teaching and research collection for students and staff at the Slade School of Fine Art, the collections present a unique archive of English art school practice in the modern age that includes Old Masters and prize-winning student work. Its primary uses remain cross-disciplinary teaching and research, available to staff and students at UCL and the wider academic community. Situated in a traditional Print Room at the heart of UCL, the Museum’s collections are publicly accessible through temporary exhibitions, displays across campus and collaborative projects with external partners.
The successful candidate will have experience of working in a museum environment with collections, including use of museum databases (e.g. Adlib), collections care and manual skills. They must have experience of identifying a range of art techniques and media. They will have excellent communication skills, with the ability to work effectively as part of a multi-disciplinary team.
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