University Curator

Position: University Curator

Salary: £49,553 - £54,131 per annum

Hours: Full Time 37 hours per week

Contract: Permanent

Leeds Arts University is the only specialist arts university in the North of England and has contributed significantly to the development of arts education for over 170 years.

An exciting vacancy has arisen for a University Curator to oversee the development and implementation of Exhibitions and Libraries to meet the strategic aims of the institution. The Curator will provide leadership for excellence in exhibitions, publications, collection development, interpretation, access, research, archive and library services and includes line management responsibilities. The role involves delivery of all aspects of curatorial programs and projects including curating diverse and thought-provoking exhibition programmes of global significance. The post holder will oversee and manage budgets for both the exhibitions and the library and will fully contribute to the research aims of the University.

The successful candidate will be educated to PhD level and will have a research profile related to curation. They will have relevant experience of working with national and regional galleries, as well as having the technical abilities to frame, hang and install exhibitions. The candidate will demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively, be self-motivated, proactive and organised as well as having an understanding of the arts education environment.

Full details of the essential requirements for the role can be found in the job description.

Please note CV’s will not be accepted for this position. To apply for this vacancy please complete an Application Form and Equality & Diversity form and return the completed forms to The links to the application pack are below:

Job Description – University Curator

Application Form

Equality and Diversity Form

Application Guidance Pack

Please note we do not require assistance from Recruitment Agencies for this position.

Closing date: Sunday 25th April 2021 at 11.59pm

Interview date: Thursday 6th May and Friday 7th May 2021

Leeds Arts University is committed to safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of all learners and expect our staff to share this commitment.  All appointments will be made on merit, and as an equal opportunities employer, we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons. In recognition of our commitment to create a diverse team that draws from our widest talent pool we would particularly encourage applications from groups who are currently under-represented at this level, which in this case is our Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) applicants