Vacancy ID:
9453
Location:
Leicester
Department:
Attenborough Arts Centre
Vacancy terms:
Part Time (0.6FTE, 21 hours per week), Fixed Term for 12 months
Salary details:
Grade 3, £21,254 per annum (pro rata)
Hours per week:
21
03 Mar 2024
About the role
This is a unique opportunity to secure a training opportunity at a nationally recognised and award winning Arts Centre at the University of Leicester. The successful applicant will have three days a week paid work as a Curatorial Trainee at the Attenborough Arts Centre working alongside the Visual Art Officer on the contemporary art exhibition programme this includes on the job training, mentoring and practical experience.

The paid position is funded by Arts Council England through the Attenborough Arts Centre National Portfolio funding and is for an initial fixed period up to the end of March 2025.

The scheme is designed to support people who have a strong desire to work in the gallery sector but may have found it difficult to secure experience or training.

The University of Leicester is home to the internationally recognised School of Museum Studies who run postgraduate courses. The Attenborough Arts Centre works closely with the School of Museum Studies and some of the programme and reading lists will be made available to the successful candidate through in person or online lectures.
About you
Attenborough Arts Centre is a socially and civically-engaged public cultural venue based at the University of Leicester, producing visual arts, live performance, learning, community and research programmes. We combine great cultural experiences by local, national and international artists with high quality community programmes to inspire everyone to become active participants in culture. We collaborate with many local organisations to engage Leicester communities and with national partners to raise the profile of our work. We aim to be a sector leader for inclusion and a centre of excellence for disability arts.
Additional information
Informal enquiries are welcomed and should be directed to Jeremy Webster, Deputy Director at [email protected] 

We anticipate that interviews will take place during the week commencing 18th March 2024.

The University of Leicester has been changing the world, and changing people’s lives, for 100 years. When you join us, you’ll become part of a community of Citizens of Change, which includes not only our staff and our current students but also thousands of Leicester graduates around the world.

As a diverse and forward-thinking employer, we embed the principles of equality, diversity and inclusion into everything we do. That includes not just our core missions of teaching and research, but also our support for staff, students and our local community through our values of Inspiring, Impactful and Inclusive.

We’re committed to the wellbeing of all our staff and to the sustainability of our environment, on our campus and beyond. We offer a competitive salary package, excellent pension scheme and a generous annual leave allowance, along with opportunities to develop your career in a supportive and collaborative environment.

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