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Dear all

 

Please find below, information about two jobs with The Cardiff Story.

 

Application details, from tomorrow, can be found at:

Digital Stories Curator:  www.glam.ac.uk/jobs

Community Collections Curator:  www.cardiff.gov.uk/jobs

 

 

Digital Stories Curator

Knowledge Catalyst Employee

1 year contract, c.£19,000

Deadline:  30 July 2009

 

Further details available from:  http://www.glam.ac.uk/jobs

 

This post is required to fulfill the conditions of an award by AHRC to support a Knowledge Catalyst research post (recent graduate) at the George Ewart Evans Centre for Storytelling (University of Glamorgan) in collaboration with the new Cardiff Story (Cardiff Council’s new city history museum).

 

Please note:  Applicants must have gained a degree (any level) within the last 4 years to be eligible for this post.

 

 

Main purposes of job

  • Working with the University and Museum Project Team to establish a digital story collection
  • Creation and cataloguing of a minimum of 12 digital stories
  • To work with Valley’s communities to ensure their stories are represented

 

Principal responsibilities and duties

1.         Proactively collect stories by working with individuals and community groups

2.       Working with partner organsiations – media, special interest groups, universities and other organisations to raise awareness of the project

3.        Collecting stories to ensure alternate viewpoints, hidden histories and the personal significance of object and story is recorded

4.         Undertaking research to ensure that the collection is specifically targeted with display potential, is rooted in academic rigour and provides suitable information for interpretation

5.         Ensure suitable documentation is in place regarding copyrights and permissions

6.         Equipping and enthusing community groups in the creation of their own digital stories

7.         Uploading stories recorded to related websites

8.         Cascade skills and knowledge to the project team

9.         Disseminate project outcomes to Museum profession and digital storytelling community

10.       Write evaluation reports for stakeholders and partners

 

Organisational

1. To participate actively in supporting the principles and practice of equality of opportunity as laid down in the partner organisations Equal Opportunities Policies.

 

2. To take reasonable care for the health and safety of yourself and other persons who may be affected by your acts or omissions and to comply with all health and safety legislation as appropriate.

 

3. As a term of your employment you may be required to undertake such other duties and/or times of work as may reasonably be required of you.

 

 

Community Collections Curator

Salary:  Scale 6 (£22,001-£23,473)

Deadline:  14 August 2009

 

 

We are looking for an individual with a passion for objects and collecting the stories they can tell.

Committed to building lasting relationships across our community, you will have a proven track record in creative and pro-active collecting and community outreach.  You will also need to be very experienced in collections documentation, care and management to achieve Accreditation standards.

 

You will need a relevant qualification and significant experience.  For an informal discussion please contact Victoria Rogers 029 2087 3197.  Details and application forms from www.cardiff.gov.uk/jobs

 

 

 

Job Purpose:   

  • To work with the Project Officer to establish a museum collection
  • To ensure the Museum achieves Accreditation by ensuring all practices, policies and procedures adhere to standards
  • To work with Cardiff’s communities to ensure their stories are represented

 

Duties and Responsibilities

Job Specific

 

  1. Completing, reviewing and up-dating collection policy procedures and documentation to ensure compliance with Accreditation standards
  2. Transfer existing collection documentation records from current Catalyst system to Adlib
  3. Document new acquisitions and manage volunteer documentation team
  4. Train up current staff and volunteers to administer collections management systems
  5. Follow through existing collections management work undertaken – working with partner / neighbouring museums on transfer and loan agreements
  6. Working with partner organisations – media, special interest groups, universities etc.– seeking publicity opportunities to raise awareness of project
  7. Pro-actively collect by working with individuals and community groups

8.      Undertaking research to ensure that collection is specifically targeted with display potential, is rooted in  academic rigour and provide suitable information for interpretation

9.      Collecting stories to ensure alternative viewpoints, hidden histories and personal significance of objects is recorded thoroughly

 

Corporate

 

1. To participate actively in supporting the principles and practice of equality of opportunity as laid down in the organisation's Equal Opportunities Policy.

 

2. To take reasonable care for the health and safety of yourself and other persons who may be affected by your acts or omissions and to comply with all health and safety legislation as appropriate.

 

3. As a term of your employment you may be required to undertake such other duties and/or times of work as may reasonably be required of you, commensurate with your grade or general level of responsibility within the organisation. 

 

 

 

 

Many thanks

 

Victoria Rogers MA AMA

Museum Officer  /  Swyddog Amgueddfa

 

The Cardiff Story /  Stori Caerdydd

The Old Library  /  Yr Hen Lyfrgell

The Hayes /  Yr Aes

Cardiff  /  Caerdydd

CF10 1BH

 

Tel / Ffon :  029 2087 3197

Fax / Ffacs : 029 2023 0297

Email / Ebost: [log in to unmask]

www.cardiffmuseum.com  /  www.amgueddfacaerdydd.com

 

 

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