Stanley Picker Gallery Coordinator (Operations & Programme)
The Stanley Picker Gallery Coordinator (Operations & Programme) is responsible for the effective coordination of all daily activities and ensuring the smooth running of all operations at the venue, undertaking the efficient coordination and implementation of the full range of essential venue maintenance, administrative, financial, participation and marketing activities, and assisting with staging and promoting the Gallery’s public programme of onsite, offsite and online exhibitions, fellowships and events.
Stanley Picker Gallery, at Kingston University, is seeking a dedicated and personable candidate for the full-time position of Gallery Coordinator (Operations & Programme). Working our regular public opening hours (Tue-Sat), and assisting with staging evening events, you will have a keen interest in Art and Design, demonstrable hands-on experience of working in the cultural sector, an eye for visual and written detail, and an enthusiasm for engaging with the general public.
Kingston School of Art (KSA) has a strong heritage. Since its origins in the late nineteenth century KSA established an exceptional reputation, becoming one of the UK’s leading Faculties of art, architecture and design. In 2018 KSA was further enriched by the addition of the University’s humanities and performing arts provision. KSA’s strength is reflected by the influence of its globally distributed and celebrated alumni, its subject rankings, research performance, industry and student awards, and the leading brands and institutions that have chosen to work it.
KSA combines a dedication to creative risk-taking, innovation and experimentation with a commitment to working with its numerous local, national and global partners and collaborators to lead and shape the future of the creative and cultural industries. The Faculty attracts high quality teachers and researchers and boasts impressive technical resources. As a Faculty within a university that also embraces the areas of health, business, science, engineering and the social sciences, it combines the benefits of having its own arts and humanities identity with an ability to be at the forefront of exciting cross-disciplinary developments.
In the top five per cent of the world for art and design education, and very highly ranked for Journalism, English and Philosophy, KSA is on an exciting journey. The University is currently completing a strategic plan to take the institution through the next three years and beyond, and in line with this at KSA we are actively planning for future success
This is a permanent position with a starting salary of £28,629.
Interviews are expected to be held on Wednesday 10 April 2019.
For informal enquiries please contact David Falkner (D.Falkner@kingston.ac.uk).
Kingston University values the diversity of its student and staff body. We are committed to providing a fully inclusive environment to ensure consistent and holistic support for our whole community, including staff, students and visitors. We recognise our duty under the Equality Act 2010 to prevent discrimination, advance equality of opportunity and foster good relations between different people when carrying out their activities.
Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required, this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.
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