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Jobs and Opportunities

Since being established in 1979, the Gallery have been located at the University’s Highfield campus, however in 2018 we will relocate to our new purpose-built home in the city centre as part of Studio 144 in Southampton’s Cultural Quarter. Ahead of relocation, we are looking to appoint a full time Gallery Technical Manager and Gallery Duty Manager (full or part time) at this exciting moment of transformation.

John Hansard Gallery plays a dynamic role in the cultural life of Southampton and the region. Our relocation to Studio 144 will triple our exhibition spaces and active learning opportunities, enabling greater impact in terms of artists’ production and reaching new and diverse audiences locally, nationally and internationally. 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.

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 to hours will be essential, including some evening and weekend work.

Gallery Technical Manager
Location: Studio 144
Salary scale: £24,285 - £28,936
Full Time Post, Permanent post
 
The Gallery Technical Manager will make an essential contribution to the successful realisation of the Gallery’s acclaimed programme of contemporary art exhibitions, events, education and outreach. Previous experience working in all aspects of art exhibition installation is essential, from planning and implementation, to working within a contemporary art context with artists and curators. Knowledge and experience of fine art transportation, audio-visual equipment, carpentry, power tools, heavy lifting and current Health & Safety standards are vital, as well as organisational and administrative skills.

Click HERE for more information on the post and how to apply. The closing date for this position is 9 January 2018, with interviews taking place on Friday 19 January 2018.
 

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Gallery Duty Manager
Location: Studio 144
Salary: £24,285 - £28,936 per annum (Pro rata if part time)
Part Time or Full Time Permanent

The Gallery Duty Managers (1.5 FTE) will act as welcoming and informative hosts to our public audiences during visits to exhibitions and events. Working together, the Duty Managers will oversee the schedule and supervision of Gallery Assistants, delivering the highest standards of customer care and invigilation, and maximising income through bookshop sales. The Duty Managers will assist in the day-to-day running and security of the building, ensuring visitor safety by implementing health and safety and emergency evacuation procedures. 
 
Both full and part time applications will be considered and a flexible approach to hours will be essential, including some evening and weekend work.
 

Click HERE for more information on the post and how to apply. The closing date for this position is 9 January 2018, with interviews taking place on Monday 22 January 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 info@hansardgallery.org.uk. 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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Contact Details

John Hansard Gallery
University of Southampton
Highfield
Southampton
SO17 1BJ

T +44 (0)23 8059 2158
F +44 (023) 8059 4192
E info@hansardgallery.org.uk

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Saturday: 11am to 4pm
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