Scottish Football Museum: Assistant Curator (Exhibitions & Collections)

Reporting to: Museum Curator

Overall purpose of job: Supported by the Collections Assistant, plan and implement the museum’s exhibitions programme and assist with the management of the museum’s collection

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist with organising the museum’s stores
  • Maintain, update and help to develop the museum’s collections management system
  • Supported by the Collections Assistant, handle and process objects within the museum’s collection including the management of new acquisitions and loans
  • Assist with preparation / mounting of exhibitions
  • Undertake research for upcoming exhibitions
  • Assist in the general work of the museum
  • The post holder will be part of the curatorial team, working with the Collections Assistant and line managed by the Museum Curator.

Person Specification

Knowledge and Experience


  • Exhibitions and collections experience within a heritage environment


  • Experience in managing / coordinating staff

Qualifications and Training


  • Post graduate Museums and Galleries Studies qualification


  • Practical training course relating to collections management



  • Fully competent with ICT systems, particularly with Microsoft Office
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Professional attitude and able to take ownership of tasks


  • Full Driving Licence



  • Team player who can work well with others
  • Self motivated who can work to targets
  • Able to set and work to clear objectives
  • Able to work to tight deadlines


  • Basic knowledge of football history

Post: Three Year Fixed Term

Hours: 35 per week Monday – Friday (subject to demands of the museum)

Salary: Competitive

The Scottish Football Museum is based at Hampden Park in Glasgow. It is an accredited museum with a collection acknowledged to be of national significance and has a Visit Scotland Five Star rating as a visitor attraction.

Please send your CV and cover letter by email to

Alternatively send your CV and cover letter by post to

Richard McBrearty

Scottish Football Museum,

Hampden Park,


G42 9BA.

Closing date: Wednesday 28th February at 5pm

Date published: 12 February 2018
Date updated: 12 February 2018


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