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Jobs and Opportunities

Gallery Assistant (2.5 FTE)
We are looking to appoint 5 x Part-time (Permanent, 0.5 FTE) Permanent Gallery Assistants to join our Front of House team ready for the opening of our first exhibition at our purpose-built home in the city centre at Studio 144 in May 2018. The successful applicants to these new posts will make an essential contribution to the successful realisation of our acclaimed programme of contemporary art exhibitions, events, education and outreach activity.
The Gallery Assistants will deliver the highest standard of customer care, providing a friendly and professional welcome to John Hansard Gallery. Using their art knowledge, they will add depth to the experience of visitors of all ages and backgrounds. Acting as a key visitor-facing members of the John Hansard Gallery team the Gallery Assistants will support the Duty Manager in the day-to-day management and security of the building, ensuring visitor safety by complying with Health & Safety and emergency evacuation procedures. They will also undertake administrative and money-handling duties for the Gallery’s retail offer, help in gathering audience feedback and visitor statistics, support access initiatives, and provide occasional set up and invigilation for out of hours events.
We welcome applications from people of different backgrounds, experience and circumstances. We seek to ensure that our organisation and programme are relevant and accessible to all, with equality, diversity and fairness at the core of what we do. We invite applications from individuals regardless of their gender, race, ethnicity, nationality, disability, age, sexual orientation or religion and are committed to promoting fair participation and equality of opportunity for all of our applicants. A flexible approach will be required as working hours will include weekend work and occasional evening overtime.
For more information please call 023 8059 2750.

Please click here to apply. The closing date for applications is 16 April 2018. Please quote reference 994818GR. Interviews will take place on 25 & 27 April 2018, with successful candidates starting from Monday 14 May 2018.

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Volunteering at John Hansard Gallery

As a volunteer, you can work at the John Hansard Gallery across a variety of roles, whether assisting with exhibition previews and events, the changeover of exhibitions, or marketing activities. If you are interested in volunteering, please complete the form included on this page and submit your CV along with a Covering Letter to Voluntary positions are not always available, however, we always keep applicants details on file for consideration for future roles.

The downloadable (PDF) Volunteering form can be found HERE

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John Hansard Gallery
University of Southampton
SO17 1BJ

T +44 (0)23 8059 2158
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Opening Times
Tuesday to Friday: 11am - 5pm
Saturday: 11am to 4pm
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