Job Opportunity: University of Manchester, School of Medical Sciences

Oral History and Public Engagement Officer x 2 (part time)
Employment Type : Fixed Term
Duration :
1 August 2017 until 28 February 2018
Hours Per week : 0.75FTE
Salary : £26,052 (pro rata) per annum
Location : various locations, Manchester
Closing Date : 29/06/2017

A unique opportunity to join an ambitious public history project focusing on the NHS. 2 Oral History and Public Engagement Officers to fill part-time (0.75FTE) 7 month fixed-term posts during the development phase of From Cradle to Grave: The NHS at 70 – a major programme of work funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund to preserve NHS heritage and mark its 70thanniversary in 2018 by capturing memories and memorabilia from a diverse range of communities.

Your role will be to deliver the oral histories collection in Greater Manchester/South Wales, organise community events and contribute to the evaluation process. You will be self-motivated and enthusiastic, with excellent oral history and communication skills. You will have proven experience of engaging and motivating people, and be comfortable interacting with all levels of the community to build networks. You will be able to use your initiative to solve problems and effectively prioritise your workload.

You must be willing to travel throughout the project area (Greater Manchester / South Wales) and have access to transport.

Please refer to the job description and person specification for more details of the roles – These are part-time, fixed term positions (consultancy options can also be considered).



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