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Job Opportunity: Documentation Officer, Maidstone Museum

Sunday 1st October 2017

Documentation Officer
(Part-Time, 22 hours per week, Permanent)
Maidstone Museum
Salary: MBC Grade 6 - £20,110 - £21,530 (pro rata)
 Maidstone – Great people, great place, great opportunity
Maidstone Museums are looking for a highly motivated and ambitious person to work with collections across Maidstone Museum & Bentlif Art Gallery, Tyrwhitt Drake Museum of Carriages and the Queen’s Own Royal West Kent Regimental Museum in order to support the overall service purpose of enabling and broadening access to engage communities, inspire learning, and to disseminate knowledge.
Situated in the heart of Kent’s County Town and housed in a range of historic buildings, the museums’ collections contain over 600,000 artefacts and specimens covering Natural History, Human History and Fine and Applied Art.
The successful candidate will contribute to delivery of a high quality customer focussed museum service by undertaking documentation and registration duties by being responsible for managing the effective administration of all records relating the museums’ collections in line with best practice Spectrum and Accreditation Standards.
They will be an effective communicator and should be able to communicate clearly and concisely, be well-organised, professional and flexible, with the ability to work as part of a team as well as on their own initiative.
Maidstone Borough Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, and expects all employee and volunteers to share this commitment. 
This is a part time position on a permanent contract.
For further information or to discuss this potential opportunity in more detail, please contact Samantha Harris, Collections Manager on 01622 602855.
For further details of the position and how to apply, please visit, type ‘Documentation Officer’ for job title and click on “Search”.
Closing Date:                Sunday, 1st October 2017 
Interview Date:            Friday, 13th October 2017