Vacancies

Current vacancies:

  • Facilities Officer
  • Trustees – see below for details

Facilities Officer

Salary: £16500 actual (FTE: £24,011) + 5% pension

Bucks Museum is looking for someone with facilities management and hands on maintenance experience to manage and maintain facilities within a large historic building and ensure compliance with Health and Safety in all operational aspects. The post holder will be part of the visitor services team, who manage the Museum and Roald Dahl Children’s Gallery offer for 93,500 visitors per year. The Museum offers school visits for over 13000 school children each year, as well as events, exhibitions, venue hire and weddings. The main site to be covered is the Bucks County Museum in Church Street but occasionally support managing contractors may be needed at the Halton site near Wendover.

Facilities-Officer-Post-Sept-2019

Application form – Facilities Officer

Closing date for applications: Thursday 26 September 2019, 12noon.

Please send completed application forms to: assistantdirector@buckscountymuseum.org

ALL APPLICATIONS BY EMAIL ONLY. NO POSTAL APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED.

Trustees wanted

Bucks Museum is a busy, exciting place to visit which tells the story of Bucks from 200 million years ago to today.  With 94,000 visitors per year, we play an important role in Buckinghamshire, focusing  on our amazing collection encompassing  archaeology, natural history, art, ceramics, natural history and social history. We also host additional special exhibitions each year provided by externally owned collections and associated special events for visitors and community audiences. One of our priority objectives is to ensure that we offer exhibitions that attract the widest and most representative groups of our local population.

We are working on exciting plans to provide new galleries for a fantastic new visitor experience to help tell the story of Bucks with a fresh and modern approach, as well as offering better representation of the lives of different communities. The Museum is also a new Band 1 National Portfolio Organisation with new funding from the Arts Council to enable community engagement in Bucks.

Advert: 

Bucks Museum is looking for new board members to provide strong leadership for the Museum as a leading Arts Council National Portfolio Organisation, in order to achieve and develop our current vision for the future of the Museum.

Our Board membership is not currently representative of our local communities and we are keen to attract members, who will meet this requirement.

In addition to being a great team player and committed to leading the Museum, we are looking for Trustees with some of the following experience or knowledge:

  • Museum management and heritage conservation
  • Marketing and communications
  • HR
  • Fundraising / sponsorship
  • Education
  • Events management

Time commitments: A minimum of 7 Board meetings per year usually in the early evenings, held at the Museum Resource Centre near Wendover and occasional attendance at events and exhibition openings at the Museum in Aylesbury.

Expression of Interest: Please send a letter outlining how you fit the requirements for this role and your previous background and experience, along with your CV and references to director@buckscountymuseum.org