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Volunteer Administrator
London Road Reading, UK

Job reference: SRF29130

Location: London Road Reading, UK

Closing date: 09/06/2019

Job live date: 22/05/2019

Salary: £19,730 - £24,029 pro rata per annum

Employment type: AAS-Clerical

Department: Library

Division: University Museums and Special Collections Services

Hours per week: 14.40

Employment Basis/Type: Fixed term until March 2022

Do you love admin, organising people and working in museums?

This is an exciting opportunity for a part-time (paid) administrator to assist the Volunteer Co-ordinator with the day-to-day delivery of the Museums Partnership Reading volunteering programme at The Museum of English Rural Life and at Reading Museum in the town centre.

In any given year, 200 volunteers donate their time in a wide range of interesting roles. You will get to know this amazing group of people, and help us to encourage new volunteers to feel part of the team.

You will:

•    Use your ability to juggle priorities and effectively manage tasks against deadlines
•    Use your strong IT skills to update websites and volunteer management systems
•    Employ your excellent interpersonal skills to help welcome new volunteers, promote vacancies at community events, and liaise with volunteers for upcoming social events
•    Bring your experience of gathering data to present accurate reporting information
•    Use your excellent copy-writing skills to draft newsletters and blogs
•    Understand current data protection and health and safety regulations


Informal contact details

Alternative informal contact details

Contact role:

Volunteer Co-ordinator

Contact role:

Associate Director & Head of Curatorial & Public Engagement

Contact name:

Sheila Fisher

Contact name:

Isabel Hughes

Contact phone:

0118 378 8660

Contact phone:

0118 378 8663

Contact email:

Contact email:


Closing date: 09/06/2019

Interview: 20/06/2019

The University is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce, is a Stonewall Diversity and Global Diversity Champion, and supports the principles of the Race Equality Charter and Athena SWAN.  Applications for job-share, part-time and flexible working arrangements are welcomed and will be considered in line with business needs.

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates who do not already have permission to work in the UK should note that this role is not recognised as a graduate level job by UK Visas and Immigration and the Tier 2 sponsorship route is not available for non-graduate level occupations. There is further information about this on the UK Visas and Immigration Website.


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