The Stained
Glass Museum

The Stained Glass Museum is currently recruiting consultants and part-time posts for HLF Resilient Heritage Project 'Windows onto the Future: investigating options for a more accessible and resilient Stained Glass Museum'. Please see below for more information.

Job Vacancies

HLF logoProject Administrator (part-time 2-yr fixed post)

About the Post and How to Apply (PDF)

Job Description and Person Specification (PDF)

Deadline: Friday 18 May 2018, 5pm

The Stained Glass Museum is looking to appoint a part-time Project Administrator to provide key administrative support to an £88,000 Heritage Lottery Fund Resilient Heritage project, and the museum as a whole. We are looking for a candidate with excellent administration and communication skills, who has experience with Microsoft Office programs, managing budgets and basic accounting. The candidate should be highly motivated with good time management skills, able to work independently as well as in a team. Ideally they would also have a good understanding of HLF projects and the heritage/museum sector. This is a part-time fixed post for two years.

The Stained Glass Museum is an equal opportunity employer.

 

Tender Opportunities

HLF logoMasterplan Consultant

Masterplan Consultant - Invitation to Tender document and Brief (PDF)

The Stained Glass Museum has secured an £88,000 Heritage Lottery Fund Resilient Heritage grant, for a 2-year project ‘Windows onto the Future: investigating options for a more accessible and resilient Stained Glass Museum’. The project involves developing a strategic masterplan for a more accessible, sustainable and resilient museum with improved visitor facilities, which meet the needs of a growing visitor base and diverse audiences.

Trustees of The Stained Glass Museum are seeking an experienced consultant to undertake an options appraisal and write a Masterplan for the museum's mid-long term future development. The masterplan consultant will also be expected to hold at least two stages of consultation with stakeholders, and to organise a minimum of four facilitated training days for Trustees and the Project Advisory Committee according to identified needs, to support the project. The work should be undertaken between July 2018 and September 2019.

The masterplan document should, informed by an assessment of the current museum environment, visitor offer and facilities, address three main needs or aims for the future, to:
(1)     improve access to the museum, its collections and associated learning and events programme, and reach wider audiences;
(2)     provide adequate and more suitable space for learning, and the display and storage of the museum's internationally-significant collections in a controlled environment;
(3)     improve visitor and staff facilities.

The masterplan should present analysis of options and implications, evidence of stakeholder consultation and recommendations based on how far each option meets the identified needs above, seeking to develop the museum’s overall capacity, future resilience and financial sustainability.

Fee: £30,000+VAT including all expenses.

For information on how to apply see the Invitation to Tender document and Brief above

Deadline for receipt of questions: Friday 25 May 2018, 5pm

Application Deadline: Thursday 14 June 2018, 5pm

Interviews: Thursday 5 July 2018 (and Friday 6 July 2018)

The contract for the Masterplan work will be awarded in July 2018 and will terminate in September 2019. A first draft of the masterplan should be submitted by 30 April 2019, with the final version being delivered by 31 July 2019.

Please email applications to Jasmine Allen (Project Director) at curator@stainedglassmuseum.com.

 

HLF logo

Evaluation Consultant

Evaluation Consultant - Invitation to Tender document and Brief (PDF)

The Stained Glass Museum has secured an £88,000 Heritage Lottery Fund Resilient Heritage grant, for a 2-year project ‘Windows onto the Future: investigating options for a more accessible and resilient Stained Glass Museum’. The project involves developing a strategic masterplan for a more accessible, sustainable and resilient museum with improved visitor facilities, which meet the needs of a growing visitor base and diverse audiences.

Trustees of the Stained Glass Museum, Ely, Cambridgeshire, CB7 4DL, are seeking an experienced and creative evaluation consultant who can undertake evaluation of this project, attending key progress meetings and stakeholder consultations and write a final evaluation report in line with current HLF guidance on evaluation.

The Evaluation consultant will need to:

  • Devise a framework for evaluation of this project, which is capable of delivering on HLF evaluation criteria;
  • Identify indicators for the project and evaluate progress and outcomes against the stated aims and objectives;
  • Attend key Project Progress meetings, selected facilitated training sessions and stakeholder consultation sessions to observe, analyse and evaluate success of project at key intervals, and ensure that effective evaluation techniques are incorporated into all elements of the project;
  • Where necessary, speak to / meet with key individuals involved in the project, including the Consultant for the Masterplan project, Chairman of the Project Advisory Committee, Curator and others, to undertake regular evaluation reviews;
  • Submit progress reports to the HLF as per agreed deadlines and terms and conditions of funding;
  • Assist with the delivery of consultation/focus groups;
  • Collate and analyse evaluation material and ensure that a final evaluation report is submitted to the HLF at the end of the project as per agreed deadlines and terms and conditions of funding;
  • Produce an interim evaluation report and final evaluation report for Trustees at the end of the project in April 2020.

Fee: £5,000+VAT including all expenses.

For information on how to apply see the Invitation to Tender document and Brief above

Deadline for receipt of questions: Friday 25 May 2018, 5pm

Application Deadline: Thursday 14 June 2018, 5pm

Interviews: Thursday 5 July 2018 (and Friday 6 July 2018)

The contract for the Evaluation Consultant will be awarded in July 2018 and will terminate in January 2020. A draft Evaluation report / presentation to the Project Advisory Committee and Board of Trustees should be made in October 2019, with the final version of the report to be presented to Trustees in January 2020.

Please email applications to Jasmine Allen, Project Director at curator@stainedglassmuseum.com.

Volunteer Opportunities

Project Advisory Committee - Committee Member

Further Information and Role Description (PDF)

Do you like a challenging but rewarding role?

Want to make a difference?

Use your skills to help transform our unique museum…

The Stained Glass Museum has received a Resilient Heritage grant of £88,000 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for an exciting two-year project to investigate options for the future development of our unique museum.

Trustees of The Stained Glass Museum in Ely are seeking skilled individuals with relevant interests and experience to sit on our Project Advisory Committee for the ‘Windows onto the future: investigating options for a more accessible and resilient Stained Glass Museum’ project.

The Project Advisory Committee will act as an advisory committee for the master-planning and future development of the museum, to manage and oversee the HLF Resilient Heritage project, and make recommendations on the future development of the Stained Glass Museum to the Board of Trustees.

We are looking for individuals who recognise the full potential of our unique independent museum and its marvellous collection, with an interest in, and knowledge of, the museum / arts / cultural / heritage sector, who can bring their skills and experience of Project Management, forward planning and strategic development to this exciting project.

This is an exciting opportunity to utilise your skills to enable the Stained Glass Museum to reach its potential as a 21st century accessible visitor attraction and centre for the discovery, appreciation and enjoyment of stained glass.

Expenses: This is a voluntary role but all travel and meeting expenses will be paid.

Deadline: Friday 8 June 2018, 5pm

How to Apply: Please submit a 1pg C.V. and short expression of interest by email to Jasmine Allen, Curator, curator@stainedglassmuseum.com.

For an informal discussion about the project and role of the Project Advisory Committee please also contact the museum Curator (as above).

 

For additional volunteering opportunities at The Stained Glass Museum see our Volunteering page

 

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