Employment: Co-ordinator of Culture and Heritage Studies, National Print Museum, Dublin

Closing date 22nd January 2015

Co-ordinator for Local Training Initiative in Culture and Heritage Studies,
National Print Museum, Dublin.

 National Print Museum and CDETB Local Training Initiative In conjunction with CDETB, the National Print Museum runs a Local Training Initiative aimed at unemployed people interested in working and studying in the areas of heritage, tourism and related sectors. The training programme is accredited by FETAC and students are currently offered a FETAC Level 5 Major Award in Cultural and Heritage Studies.

The co-ordinating team deliver FETAC Level 5 modules: Archaeology, Folklore and Ethnology, Local History, Communications, Work Experience, Appreciation of Irish Culture, Heritage, and Reception and Frontline Skills; and also teach Tour Guiding and basic Computers.The programme now wishes to recruit a dynamic and experienced Co-ordinator.

The successful candidate will be required to tutor adults in many of the FETAC Level 5modules listed above in preparation for a FETAC Level 5 Major Award, and takeresponsibility for the organisation and administration of the programme.

Interest in the Museum sector is essential.
Please note: only candidates with a relevant Degree and at least two years’ teachingexperience with adult learners will be considered.

Salary: CDETB Co-ordinator LTI Rate, €33,537

Responsibilities and Duties

 To co-ordinate a FETAC Level 5 Major Award in Cultural and Heritage Studies

 To prepare, deliver and assess FETAC Level 5 and other modules as required

 To provide feedback to course participants with regard to assignments, projects and exams

 To supervise course participants at the National Print Museum

 To accompany course participants on off-site tours, study trips, and excursions

 To manage the recruitment and selection of new course participants as per CDETB and National Print Museum guidelines

 To maintain records on the progress and attendance of course participants and inthe administration of the programme

 To manage budgets and prepare monthly financial claims, payroll, and weekly andmonthly statistical returns for CDETB To comply with CDEDTB and FETAC quality assurance procedures

 To attend, where appropriate, training days, seminars, workshops to assist in training and development

 To perform assigned duties in the National Print Museum including weekend work, workshop preparation, tour guiding organisation, facilitation at children’s workshops and training sessions

 Other duties as assigned

Essential skills and experience
Third Level Qualification in a relevant field
Relevant experience teaching adult learners
Excellent administrative experience

Desirable skills

An interest in working with young people and adults from a wide variety of educational backgrounds and literacy levels
Train the Trainer Qualification
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
An understanding of heritage, tourism and related sectors
An ability to work flexibly and as part of a team

The contract will run until the current course-end, September 2015, and is subject to continued CDETB funding.It is a full-time position with some weekend work.

The start date is immediate.

Please forward a Covering letter and CV, containing names and contact information for two referees, marked Co-ordinator position to:

Carla Marrinan, Manager, National Print Museum, Garrison Chapel, Beggars Bush Barracks, Haddington Road, Dublin 4

Or by email to carlamarrinan@nationalprintmuseum.ie

Closing date for applications is Thursday 22 January at 16.00 and interviews will be held the following week.

Applications will be kept on file and a panel will be formed that will be used to fill any vacancies arising in the LTI at coordinator or assistant levels in 2015.

The position of Assistant Co-ordinator is funded by through the Community

Services Local Training Initiative. The National Print Museum is an equal opportunities employer.

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