The John Hansard Gallery is one of Britainâs leading public galleries of contemporary visual art and plays a key role on the cultural life of the campus and the city.
As Deputy Director, you will play a pivotal role in managing and coordinating the Galleryâs transition from its current location into new premises in 2012, as part of Southamptonâs Capital Lottery bid. Responsible for developing and overseeing a range of curatorial, artistic and administrative initiatives, you will ensure a coherent transition in terms of programming, events, audience development.
Closing date: 12 noon, 22 October 2007
You will have a degree in a relevant field (Fine Art or related cultural or critical studies), a good knowledge of Gallery system, and understanding of John Hansard Galleryâs place within it. With relevant experience either working in a Gallery or in project management, you will have outstanding organisational and communication skills, with a creative approach to problem solving. You will be highly motivated with a capacity for original and critical thinking, and possess excellent IT and computer skills.
Interviews to be held w/c 5 November 2007.
The closing date for this position is 22 October at 12 midday. Please quote reference 1602.
Salary starts at Â£31,840 p.a.
For more information and to apply on line, please go to the University of Southampton website.