Climate Science Information Officer
Salary: ??16,631 – ??19,566 Enterprise terms. Six-month fixed-term contract.
Closing Date: 12/07/2010
This is a unique opportunity to manage the high volume of information requests we expect to receive when our new Climate Science Gallery opens later this year. If you are fascinated by the debate on climate change, and skilled in dealing with complex enquiries and managing the records associated with these, then you may be ideal for this role.
The successful applicant will need to be in post by early to mid September.
We offer excellent benefits. These include 33 days??? annual leave (including public holidays), BUPA dental and medical cover, an interest-free annual season ticket or bicycle loan and a generous company pension scheme.
SELECT RESPONSIBILITIES (please see the job description for fuller details)
??? Coordinate a large number of requests (from all communication channels) for information about the climate science project, to ensure an efficient and legally compliant record and management service congruent with national museum and non-departmental public body status in accordance with NMSI policy;
SELECT EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS
??? Experience in (or familiarity with) core records management;
We welcome applications from all sections of the community in which we work. We particularly welcome applications from disabled people and we guarantee interviews to suitably qualified disabled applicants. If you believe that you have the skills and ability to perform well in this role, then you are encouraged to apply. Appointments will be made solely on the basis of a fair selection process.
Please read all the following instructions carefully.
INTERVIEW DATES: Please be aware that we intend to interview during week commencing 9th August. We will aim to inform you by 23rd July if you have been invited to interview. Please assume that you have not been successful if you are not contacted. You should try to be available by phone in case we contact you.
1) Please read the job description fully and then consider the following questions carefully:
a. Please explain what attracts you to this specific role and why you are interested in the topic of Climate Science.
2) Please email or post the following, to the contact details below:
??? a covering statement which includes separately numbered answers to all of the questions above. Feel free to add to your statement anything else you want to tell us. (You do not need to write more than a paragraph or two in answer to each question).
Email: recruitment //at// sciencemuseum.org.uk (quote ref. CLIM-INFO-EXT in email subject line)
Post: HR Assistant, ref. CLIM-INFO-EXT. Human Resources Department, The Science Museum, Exhibition Road, London, SW7 2DD
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We regret that we can only respond to applicants who are invited to interview. Strictly no agencies.