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  • 09 Jul 2013 10:30 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
    Salary: £20,000 - £25,000 (based on experience)
    Full-time permanent position based in London

    We are looking for a highly motivated, organised and enthusiastic
    individual to take on the administration of our travelling exhibitions and
    provide general office support.

    This is a position for someone who is seeking a varied and challenging
    role of high responsibility. The successful candidate will have two roles
    which together, form a full-time post:

    Travelling exhibitions co-ordinator
    We have a collection of hands-on exhibitions that are rented by science
    centres, museums and festivals. The role will include dealing with
    enquiries, bookings and deliveries as well as looking at ways of
    generating sales, marketing and applying for grants.

    Office administrator
    The primary responsibilities of the office administration role will
    include implementing and maintaining human resources and health and safety policies; support and cover for accounts and contract administration.

    The position would suit someone looking for a unique working environment - the building we occupy is dominated by a workshop where creative individuals design and make large mechanical educational exhibits that go into science centres and museums all around the world. For a small company we are a significant supplier to our industry. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to gain more responsibility as their role develops.

    You will need to have strong administration skills. Preference will be
    given to a candidate with:

    • A minimum of two years experience
    • Ability to work in a team
    • Experience of health and safety administration
    • Experience of human resources
    • Skills in Microsoft Office to include Excel, Word and PowerPoint
    • Experience with accounting software and administration (Sage, Access)

    A science or related degree would be an advantage but not essential.

    For more information about Science Projects, go to
    www.science-projects.org.
    To apply, please send a CV and covering letter to Jenny Holdsworth either
    at
    jenny@science-projects.org or post to Science Projects, 14 Colville Road,
    London W3 8BL UK.


  • 09 Jul 2013 10:27 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
    Salary - £25,000 per annum

    Full-Time: 3 Year Contract

    To develop the Museum’s new science displays to support the public understanding of science in relation to the sport of horseracing and the history of the science of horseracing; to assist with the development of a co-ordinated Participation and Learning Strategy including Outreach Programme with local schools and colleges which seeks to encourage
    interest in and enjoyment of the Museum’s new science displays.

    For further details and to apply contact:recruitment@nhrm.co.uk
    or download a detailed job specification from the Museum’s website: www.nhrm.co.uk
    Closing date for applications: Friday 26th July 2013
    Anticipated interview date: 1st, 6th or 8th August (TBC)

    charity number 283656
  • 27 Jun 2013 11:06 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
    Full time
    £17,000 - £18,953 per annum (depending on experience)
    Closing Date 12 July

    An enthusiastic individual with experience of working in a similar environment is required to join the Public Engagement Team.

    Working to the Head of Public Engagement the post holder will develop programme content for the Centre through the production of science shows, planetarium shows, hands on activities and special events.

    The successful candidate will have a degree or equivalent qualification in a science subject, experience of delivering public engagement activities and have a curious, imaginative mind. You will be able to communicate often complex and controversial science in an informative and engaging way.

    For further information regarding the role please see http://life.org.uk/about/join-the-team
  • 27 Jun 2013 11:05 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
    Salary: Circa £36K
    Duration: Permanent

    Edinburgh International Science Festival is a high profile and dynamic educational charity. Each year it delivers one of Europe’s largest Science Festivals; a primary school education programme which tours across Scotland and a variety of international projects, including its role as Major Programme Partner for the Abu Dhabi Science Festival.
    The success so far means that the Festival in now on its next stage of growth – considerably enhancing its Festival & Education offerings both in Scotland and overseas, and doubling the size of the business over the next three years.

    To help deliver this growth we are looking for a Head of Operations to join the Management team at this exciting time and work across our existing and new portfolio of Festival and Education events. With overall responsibility for the operational aspects of all company business, you will oversee the delivery of the organisation’s major projects and ensure the smooth working of the systems, processes and infrastructure necessary to implement them.

    With excellent skills in and knowledge of event production, and extensive leadership, project management and production supervision experience – including good team management, delivery to time and budget, and excellent communication and relationship building skills with key stakeholders – you will ensure that we deliver quality product across our portfolio, on time, on budget and to the delight of the client.

    Central to this will be leading the Production and Operations team in the delivery of a vibrant and varied programme of world-class scientific activities aimed at engaging a broad range of audiences with science and technology. With outputs including workshops, shows, interactive exhibitions and other events, you will have experience in delivering science events to the highest standard, or be able to demonstrate this ability by discernible transferable skills. You will be motivated and ready to do all it takes to deliver this new vision for the business.

    Further details and a full job description at: http://www.sciencefestival.co.uk/about-us/jobs
    To apply: Please send a CV and covering letter to: jobs@scifest.co.uk
    Closing date: 5pm on Monday 22 July 2013
  • 27 Jun 2013 11:05 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
    The British Science Association are seeking an experienced project manager or project coordinator to deliver National Science & Engineering Week (NSEW) which takes place in March every year.

    The Project Manager will manage day-to-day operational aspects of the project, ensure key milestones are met, and also coordinate the efforts of team members and third-party contractors or consultants in order to deliver the project according to plan. Other than delivery the Project Manager will also work on marketing and development projects to increase the presence of NSEW.

    This is an exciting opportunity to get involved in the science communication and public engagement sector and help deliver a project which has an impact across the UK.

    For further details and a job description please visit our website http://www.britishscienceassociation.org/node/13737

    Closing date 15th July 2013
  • 17 Jun 2013 6:51 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
    An exciting opportunity has arisen to lead Aberdeen’s Satrosphere Science Centre to its next level. Application form and job description are available at http://www.satrosphere.net/70_Employment.html

    The closing date for applications is Fri 21st June.

    For further information contact Dominic Houlihan Chairman at d.f.houlihan@abdn.ac.uk
  • 05 Jun 2013 4:40 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
    Edinburgh International Science Festival is about to embark on its next phase of growth by considerably enhancing its Festival & Education offerings both here in Scotland and overseas; doubling the size of the business over the next three years.

    To ensure our continuing success, we are looking for a Head of Creative and Programming to join the management team at this exciting time and work across our portfolio of highly successful events. The post holder will lead the Creative and Programming Team in the creation and delivery of a vibrant and varied programme of world-class scientific activities (including workshops, shows, interactive exhibitions and other events) that are aimed at engaging a broad range of audiences with science and technology.

    You will have extensive leadership and project supervision experience, including good team management, delivery to time and budget, and excellent communication and relationship building skills with key stakeholders. You will have experience in developing science events to the highest standard, or be able to demonstrate this ability by discernible transferable skills. You will be motivated and ready to do all its takes to deliver this new vision for the business.

    For further information please visit http://www.sciencefestival.co.uk/about-us/jobs
  • 30 May 2013 12:17 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
    Salary range £20,000 - £35,000
    (depending on experience)

    Full time - 37.5 hours per week (any 5 days of 7)

    Fixed Term contract (July 2013 – August 2014) – Maternity Leave Cover

    This post will require the successful candidate to oversee all aspects of the business with a focus on identifying new revenue generation and maximising existing revenue streams. You will be responsible for setting targets for the operational and commercial departments and have an overview of all other areas of the business. You will analyse and monitor the financial position and performance of the business and produce daily and weekly budgets. Working closely with the CEO you will ensure the business plan and budgets are achieved. Implementation and creation of all policy and procedures throughout the organisation to ensure legal compliance where appropriate is also expected. You will have a focus on quality with regards to staff, facilities, and the visitor experience.

    Dundee Science Centre is looking for an outstanding individual with excellent communication, organisation and leadership skills. You will have an excellent ability to identify and resolve issues, generate revenue streams and motivate people.

    Qualifications or extensive knowledge/experience in business and operations management or an operational role is essential. Experience of staff management and commercial management is required. Previous experience of visitor attractions or hotel industry is desired.

    The position of Business & Operations Manager is a full time post, 37.5 hours a week, for a fixed term of 13 months (July 2013 – August 2014) to cover a period of maternity leave.

    If you are the person we are looking for and are excited by the prospect of working in Dundee Science Centre, please send your CV and a covering letter to:

    Laura Denchfield
    HR Manager
    Dundee Science Centre
    Greenmarket
    Dundee
    DD1 4QB
    Email: laura.denchfield@dundeesciencecentre.org.uk

    Applications to be submitted by 2rd June 2013
    Interviews to take place wk beg 3rd June 2013
    Contract to begin start of July 2013

    To request a job description please email lorraine.springorum@dundeesciencecentre.org.uk
  • 29 May 2013 11:02 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
    Salary range £16,000 - £25,000
    (depending on experience)

    Full time - 37.5 hours per week

    This post is suitable for a motivated, enthusiastic individual with a commitment to science learning and a passion for science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM).

    As a senior member of the Science Learning Team, you will hold responsibility for Dundee Science Centre’s Formal Education Programmes, including the School programme and the Science Learning Institute teacher programme. You will be lead their development and oversee their promotion, delivery and evaluation. You will be responsible for keeping abreast of local/national agendas and priorities, and creating and implementing strategies which ensure Dundee Science Centre’s formal education offering is aligned with these. You will build and maintain meaningful relationships with education and STEM professionals, both locally and nationally. You will be responsible for ensuring our team is trained, supported and kept up-to-date with advancements and priorities in formal education. You will be responsible for establishing and delivering Dundee Science Centre’s formal education student placements – including Science Baccalaureate and Further/Higher Education student placements. You will support the Head of Science Learning and Public Engagement to implement impact research projects.

    Dundee Science Centre is looking for an outstanding individual with: a passion for education and STEM subjects; an excellent knowledge of Curriculum for Excellence and of effective training and teaching techniques; an excellent ability to create educational materials for pupils, students and educationalists; an excellent ability to build meaningful relationships with educational partners and STEM professionals, and to strategically plan and lead on a wide range of collaborative initiatives; an excellent ability to inspire and lead a team towards a shared vision; a good knowledge of evaluating educational impact in a science learning setting.

    Qualification or knowledge/experience in formal education and/or the informal science learning sector is required. Experience in the management, development and delivery science-related educational projects is essential. Experience of engaging schools with STEM activities and of delivering training for teachers is essential. Experience of partner liaison towards the initiation and coordination of formal education projects is essential. A driving licence is required. Experience of impact evaluation in formal education or an informal science learning setting is desired.

    The position of Science Learning Manager (Formal Education Programmes) is full time, 37.5 hours a week, for an initial 12 month fixed-term period.

    If you are the person we are looking for and are excited by the prospect of working in Dundee Science Centre, please send your CV and a covering letter to:

    Laura Denchfield
    HR Manager
    Dundee Science Centre
    Greenmarket
    Dundee
    DD1 4QB
    Email: laura.denchfield@dundeesciencecentre.org.uk

    Applications to be submitted by Friday 7th June
    Interviews to take place Tuesday 18th June

    To request a job description, please email: laura.denchfield@dundeescienceecentre.org.uk
  • 11 May 2013 1:24 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
    July 2013 - March 2014 (9 months)

    Techniquest is a leading science discovery centre based in the popular Cardiff Bay area. We develop high quality engaging educational programmes and science exhibitions for use in Wales, and for other organisations worldwide.

    We are now seeking a motivated individual, to work as part of the busy Education Team, who can contribute to the successful delivery of education and media projects for internal and external clients, helping to ensure outcomes that are high quality, innovative and user-friendly. The successful candidate will plan, design and develop STEM education resources. This includes shows and workshops, interactive exhibits and other media, ensuring that these are delivered on time and on budget and reach the high standards associated with Techniquest.

    We are looking for individuals who can demonstrate:

    · An understanding of teaching and the needs of formal education

    · The ability to work within a team, and with partners, stakeholders, contractors and consultants

    · A creative approach in the development of resources

    · Excellent presentation skills with a variety of audiences

    Salary £19,345 - pro rata

    Further information about this post can be obtained by visiting our website at www.techniquest.org and click on 'jobs'.

    If you feel you have the experience and skills to meet the challenges of this post, please send your CV and covering letter to Angela Roostan, Head of Human Resources, Techniquest, Stuart Street, Cardiff, CF10 5BW or email hr2@techniquest.org

    Closing date: 31 May 2013

    Date for interviews: 7 June 2013
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