Museums, Libraries and Archives North West (MLA North West)
Cultural Entitlement Officer
Grade: PO 3 – 6, points 35-41 (£25,938 - £30,654)
Full time fixed term contract until 31 March 2006 or as a secondment from
Based in Warrington
MLA North West is the regional strategic development agency for the
museums, libraries and archives sector in the North West of England. We
share the vision that museums, libraries and archives connect people to
knowledge and information, creativity and inspiration. We aim to maximise
the contribution of museums, libraries and archives to the North West
region, and its distinctive cultural, social, educational and economic
life and identity.
MLA North West provides strategic leadership, advocacy, information and
support, raising the profile of museums, libraries and archives, building
knowledge about the sector and developing diverse audiences.
MLA North West forms part of a network of nine regional agencies in the
nine English regions, funded by the Department for Culture Media and Sport
(DCMS) via the Museums, Libraries and Archives Council (MLA).
We are now seeking an experienced and energetic professional to coordinate
our Cultural Entitlement (CE) programme.
CE is funded by DCMS and DfES and aims to raise standards of teaching and
learning for pupils by developing innovative new programmes and resources
that teachers and pupils can engage with across a range of curriculum
areas, using the collections of museums and archives.
You will have some experience of working in education or in museums,
libraries or archives, and will have excellent communication and
interpersonal skills, as well as experience of managing and evaluating
The post requires some travel across the region and so access to a car is
For application details please contact Rachel Mewes on 01925 625052
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For an informal discussion about the post, please contact:
Chris Chadwick, Head of Learning and Access, on:
Tel: 01925 625053 [log in to unmask]
The closing date for this post is Tuesday 4th January 2005
Interviews will be held in Warrington on Wednesday 12 January 2005.