Birmingham City Archives
Project Manager - Connecting Histories Project
£28,173 - £30,654 p.a.
Fixed term contract for 30 months
Connecting Histories is an innovative and ambitious partnership project led
by Birmingham City Archives with the Universities of Birmingham and Warwick
and Black Pasts, Birmingham Futures. The project aims to increase access to
culturally diverse archive collections, promote their use for supporting
learning and community engagement and increase diversity in the archives
As Project Manager you will be responsible for achieving the project aims
and outcomes, managing a £1m budget, liaising with partners and leading a
multidisciplinary team of 9 staff including archivists, positive action
trainee archivists and others.
You will be a qualified archivist with experience of managing externally
funded projects and a proven track record in building and sustaining
effective partnerships with learning and heritage providers and community
organisations. You will have a highly developed understanding of the
contribution of culturally diverse histories to promoting access, learning
and social justice. This project is supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund.
Closing date 3 December 2004. Interviews will be held on 16 December 2004.
Post reference: EL115TV. Informal enquiries to Paul Hemmings on (0121) 303
For an application pack please telephone 0121 464 1111 or visit