Working for the Weald & Downland Living Museum

We are an award winning, internationally recognised Living Museum with 50 historic buildings and gardens over a 40-acre site situated within the South Downs National Park.

Extraordinary buildings, fascinating artefacts, glorious surroundings and friendly, dedicated people – the Weald & Downland Living Museum is a unique and incredibly rewarding place to work.

If you have any questions or are interested in working at the Museum, please e-mail Shelley Harding, HR & Internal Communications Officer

Currently recruiting:

MSc Programme Leader – Building Conservation and Timber Building Conservation
Part time – 0.6 fte – work pattern to be agreed | £45k pro-rata (equivalent to £27,000 p.a.)

Job description – MSc Programme Leader (word, 104KB)

The Museum is currently seeking a MSc Programme Leader to manage and facilitate our two MSc programmes in Building Conservation and Timber Building Conservation, validated by the University of York. Both courses predominantly attract mid-career professionals and craftspeople providing the opportunity to work with adult learners from a variety of backgrounds.

The Programme Leader will take overall responsibility for managing the two programmes, developing content and ensuring they are delivered to a high standard. They will act as the academic lead and as such will require demonstrable experience in the development and academic delivery of MSc programmes or qualifications of a similar level.

The post holder will also be required to establish and maintain a collaborative relationship with our partner university and have the understanding and expertise to ensure compliance with academic standards.

Professional understanding of building conservation is essential.

If you have any questions about the role, please email Deborah Hodson, Head of Learning

To apply, please send your CV and a covering letter highlighting your relevant experience and why you think you are suitable for the post to Sarah Ward

Closing date for applications: Midnight, 29 August

Interviews: Week beginning 6 September

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