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Job Title:    Project Assistant Registrar (Collections Review)
Organisation:    National Museums Scotland
Salary:    £25,050 - 27,238 p.a.
Type:    Full-Time Position
 Contract: 12 months
Location:    Edinburgh, National Museum of Flight, Scotland
Closing Date:    Monday, August 26th, 2019
Job Ref No:    NMS19/969
   
Other Benefits:   Membership of civil pension scheme
   
 
Job Description:
The aviation collection of National Museums Scotland is the broadest collection in the UK, covering all aspects of human flight. The collection includes civil, military, and recreational flight as well as the main forms of propulsion: unpowered (gliders, hang-gliders), human powered, piston-engine, turbojet, turbofan and rocket. This collection is diverse ranging from aircraft to textiles.

As Project Assistant Registrar (Collections Review), you will play a key role in a project designed to review and improve the care of the aviation collections. Based at the National Museum of Flight, you will line manage one fixed term Project Assistant (Collections Review) and work with curators and collection services staff to keep project plans to schedule, ensuring the assessment, documentation and, where appropriate, disposal of collections in carried out in a time efficient way in line with National Museum Scotland’s procedures.

You will have proven experience of delivering collection projects with strong knowledge and skills in collection documentation, collection review and line management gained in a museum/gallery environment.

The successful candidates are expected to take up post in October or November 2019. This is a fixed-term post for 12 months.
 
Application Instructions:
Please apply online via our website where you can find the full Recruitment Pack and the Application Form:

https://vacancies.nms.ac.uk/VacancyDetails.aspx?FromSearch=True&MenuID=6Dqy3cKIDOg=&VacancyID=268

Please note that CVs are not considered as/as part of applications and will not be forwarded to the shortlisting process.

It is anticipated that the selection event will take place on Friday 6th September at National Museum of Flight.
 
Contact Name:    Ms Martyna Klimek
Contact Tel:    0131 247 4094
Contact Fax:    
Contact Email:     applications@nms.ac.uk
Website:     http://www.nms.ac.uk
Address:     Chambers Street, Edinburgh, .