Manager, Photographic Collections

Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Grade: Grade 6 Salary: £23,692 – £27,466pa, pro rata
The Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology is seeking to employ a Manager for its photography unit responsible for fulfilling the day-to-day photographic needs of the Museum and for overseeing the historic photographic collections comprising approximately 140,000 images from c. 1860 to the present day.
The person appointed to this full-time established post will have a degree in anthropology, archaeology or a related subject as well as having a good general knowledge of the history of photography. An appropriate post-graduate qualification is desirable, or equivalent knowledge and experience to enable the successful candidate to respond to a broad range of queries relating to the collections and to the day-to-day demands of managing a valuable photographic collection. Entry-level professional photographic skills, a familiarity with digital image manipulation software, as well as graphic design skills are also required.
Particulars about the Museum and this post as well as a PD17 application form may be obtained from the Museum Administrator (email tel: 01223 333510). For further information about the Museum and its collections please consult the website.
Applications must reach the Museum Administrator, Museum of Archaeology & Anthropology, Downing Street, Cambridge, CB2 3DZ by Thursday, 28 February. It is anticipated that interviews will be held during week commencing 10 March and that the successful applicant will take up the position late April/early May.
Job Ref: 003025
Closing Date: Thursday 28 February 2008