Education and Outreach Officer

Linen Hall Library, Belfast

Applications by: 12 noon, 21 February 2020

The Linen Hall Library is seeking to appoint an Education and Outreach Officer on a fixed term contract (18 months) for the extraOrdinarywomen project.

extraOrdinarywomen is a major undertaking that will make tens of thousands of pages and images from a selection of the Library’s world-renowned archives accessible online for the very first time. The project will focus on the social experience of women in Northern Ireland from 1965 through the ‘Troubles’ and beyond.

Working as part of a small project team, the successful candidate will deliver the education and outreach programme of extraORDINARYwomen: Women in Northern Ireland since 1965.

The Education and Outreach Officer will explore the project themes through the delivery of a programme of activities with community groups and schools. The successful candidate will work closely with the Project Manager, Community Advisory Panel, Archivist, and Curator to meet the project’s aims and objectives.

The Education and Outreach Officer will be a team player, with the ability to work on their own initiative. The successful candidate will be methodical in approach, work well under time pressures, and possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

Applicants should note this role involves the retrieval, handling and reshelving of materials, and the ability to undertake safe manual handling is essential.

The project is funded by The National Lottery Heritage Fund Northern Ireland, the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade Reconciliation Fund (Ireland), and The Foyle Foundation.

The deadline for receipt of applications is midday Friday 21st February 2020.

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