Exhibition and Education Development officer, Dublinia, Dublin

Dublinia is seeking to appoint an Exhibition and Education Development officer to work as part of a small and busy team. Salary will be commensurate with experience. The closing date for receipt of applications is Monday 30th April, 2018.

Dublinia is a not for profit organisation established to research and educate on the many aspects of Viking and Medieval Dublin. Located in the heart of the old city the Dublinia heritage centre has grown its annual visitors to 200,000 (2017) while its educational remit has included the development of online curriculum based learning (in conjunction with Dublin City Council), publications including the very recent Dublin and the Viking World and participation in the Follow the Vikings Create Europe project.

The Exhibition and Education Development Officer role will include the development of the Dublinia exhibition in line with visitor expectation and the delivery of a qualitative and memorable visitor experience; curatorial responsibility for the exhibitions including collection management in respect of the artefacts on loan from the National Museum of Ireland; the continued development of Dublinia's educational remit including curriculum based learning; liaison and development of linkages and partnerships with relevant educational institutions and commissioning of new projects; the development and digitising of the specialist library collection; supporting the marketing and events team and the adult learning team responsible for the delivery of Culture and Heritage studies and the National Tour Guide training programme.

Candidates must have a keen interest in Viking and Medieval history as well as a primary degree in Archaeology and a third level qualification in museum studies. Previous experience in a museum or heritage centre is desirable but not essential. Strong communication skills both oral and written together with an appreciation and sound understanding of customer service.

Please apply by email including CV to director@dublinia.ie