Community History Development Officer – Staffordshire County Council

Job Title: Community History Development Officer
Salary: £23,953
Hours: Full time
Term: Fixed term until 30 September 2025
Location: Staffordshire County Council
Closing date: 12:00 am 10 July 2022

About the role

Staffordshire Archives & Heritage are looking for an enthusiastic person to support the delivery of our Staffordshire History Centre project. This is an exciting time for the Archives & Heritage Service which has been awarded a £3.9m National Lottery Heritage Fund grant to deliver the Staffordshire History Centre.

The Community History Development Officer will work as part of the Archives & Heritage team to engage local communities and stakeholders, deliver the activity plan and implement an informal learning programme at the Staffordshire History centre and across Staffordshire.

What you’ll bring

You will have a degree or equivalent in a relevant subject or 3 years’ relevant experience.

You will have experience, paid or voluntary, of working in museums or archives.  Experience of working with a range of audiences, including community groups, and the ability to design and deliver engagement activities is essential. Supervising volunteers and awareness of good practice in community engagement is also required.

This Authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Staffordshire County Council is an equal opportunities organisation and Disability Confident employer. We encourage applications from all background and communities

As part of our commitment as a Disability Confident employer, we offer a guaranteed interview to anyone with a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the post.

This position is subject to a criminal records check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly CRB) which will require you to disclose details of all unspent and unfiltered spent reprimands, formal warnings, cautions and convictions in your application form.

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Closing Date: Sunday 10 July 2022
Interview Date: w/c Monday 25 July 2022

For more information about the role please contact:  Sarah English on 07971 946900

Please be aware, only application forms completed online will be accepted. We will not accept CVs or Word application forms.