Graduate Traineeship - Curatorial Assistant (Documentation)

Dundee City Council
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Job Description Leisure & Culture Dundee is a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation (SCIO) SC042421. It was established by Dundee City Council in July 2011 to deliver leisure, sports, library, information and cultural services for the city. www.leisureandculturedundee.com Based at The McManus: Dundeeā€™s Art Gallery and Museum, you will work 37 hours a week for a 12 month period working on a Museums Galleries Scotland funded project. This post has been specifically established for a recent graduate please only apply if you have graduated in the last 3 years. This post has been specifically established for a recent graduate please only apply if you have graduated in the last 3 years. We are embarking on a major retrospective documentation programme. We have a large volume of research and primary source documentation associated with the collections, stored in a number of formats in a number of locations. The post holder will work to make this documentation accessible in a digital format, will reconcile objects and documentation to work towards the completion of our retrospective documentation strategy. Requirements Museums Studies, History of Art, History related degree or equivalent Responsibilities To assist with the work of Cultural Services principally supporting collections care. To assist with all tasks associated with the documentation of the collection across Museum Services and Fine and Applied Art. This project will underpin the retrospective documentation policy. The Individual You will have experience of working or volunteering in a museum environment and have knowledge of professional standards and best practice in database entry. You will be IT literate, have a methodical and planned approach to work, the ability to multi-task and to work to set timescales. You will have an understanding of museums collections management systems and experience of museum documentation. You should have excellent IT/ computer skills, be methodical and have a planned approach to work, alongside an aptitude in multi-tasking and the ability to work to set timescales. You will be self-motivated, have excellent interpersonal skills, the ability to work effectively unsupervised and as part of a team.

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