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Job Vacancy - Collections Management Assistant

Job Vacancy - Collections Management Assistant

Reference: CBC212098
Salary details: £10,960.86 - £11,179.94 per year for hours worked  (£19,312 - £19,698 pro rata per year)
Job term: Fixed term until 31 March 2022
Appointment type: Part time
Hours: 21 hours per week
Location: Chesterfield Museum 
Department: Cultural & Visitor Services
Division: Leisure, Culture and Community Wellbeing

CBC212098 - Job description and person specification

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Chesterfield Museum is housed in the Grade 2 listed Stephenson Memorial Hall in the town centre. Chesterfield Borough Council is working on a £15 million project to upgrade the building.

This is a major and exciting project, and the Museum Service will need to move the onsite collection to a new temporary store while construction is taking place, this will begin in the summer of 2022.

We are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic Collections Assistant to help with the assessment, rationalisation and packing of the collection for the move.

This post is currently funded to the end of March 2022, but we will know in November this year if we have been successful in our funding bid to extend this post for a further 18 months.

A current Driving licence is required and usage of a car to travel between sites.

If you have the knowledge and experience required for this post and would like to join our friendly team and be part of this major project, please see the attached job description and person specification and apply now or If you would like more information about the post, please contact Alyson Barnes (Tourism, museums and events manager) at:

How to apply

CVs are not accepted, please download and complete the application form below and return it by email to Your application must be received no later than the closing date shown below.

See our guide to applying for tips on how to complete your application form and for details of other ways to apply.

Closing date: 24 October 2021
Provisional interview date:  To be confirmed

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Last updated on 04 October 2021