Power In Our Communities: Change Coordinator

University of Glassgow
April 07, 2024
Offerd Salary:£25,138 - £29,605
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Contract Type:fixed term to 31 Jul
Working Time:Full time
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Power In Our Communities: Change Coordinator

Job Purpose

To support The Hunterian's Head of Strategy Development and Delivery to coordinate and deliver community-led consultations, engagement events and workshops that extend the reach and capacity of our ongoing Power in this Place programme in delivering fundamental change within the organisation and the individuals and communities with which it works.

To work across our collections and organisation and with communities and individuals across Glasgow to support the embedding of anti-racist, participatory approaches in The Hunterian and the wider University within which we work.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

1. To engage with organisations and individuals and to organise and deliver community-led events including workshops and other activities that support the ongoing change processes underway within The Hunterian.

2. To collaborate with Hunterian colleagues to facilitate community-led development and review of existing interpretation materials and co-production processes. The specific outputs generated will be determined as part of these activities.

3. To collaborate with partner groups and individuals, and Hunterian colleagues to ensure that all activities identify opportunities to support long-term and sustainable upskilling of participants.

4. To work with the Head of Strategy Development and Delivery to plan and manage outputs across the period of the project.

5. To respond flexibly to new challenges and opportunities within an experimental project framework while delivering the objectives and goals of The Hunterian's current Strategic Plan (2021-2025).

6. To provide timely delivery of agreed feedback, data and other reporting information to ensure that project evaluation and monitoring can be given to funders and other relevant parties.

7. Assist in the preparation of financial and other planning and budgeting relating to the project.

8. Undertake any other reasonable duties as required by Hunterian management.

9. Undertake personal professional development activities as appropriate

Knowledge, Qualifications, Skills and Experience



A1 Either: Ability to demonstrate the competencies required to undertake the duties associated with this level of post having acquired the necessary knowledge and skills in a similar role. Or: Scottish Credit and Qualification Framework level 7 (Advanced Higher / Scottish Vocational Qualification level 3, Higher National Certificate) or equivalent, and experience of personal development in a similar role.

A2 Demonstrable knowledge of current best practice in addressing intersectional racial, social and cultural equalities, diversity and inclusion issues within a collections-based museum or heritage environment.



C1 Excellent time management, organisational and project management skills, including planning and budgetary control with the ability to prioritise competing demands and multiple strands of activity.

C2 Highly developed communication skills, both written and interpersonal, with proven experience of building relationships with a wide variety of relevant stakeholders.

C3 Ability to work independently and also as part of a team, engaging effectively with multiple stakeholders/multi-disciplinary teams.

C4 Proficient in utilising relevant IT systems and social media.

C5 Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills and significant evidence of implementing innovative solutions.

C6 Ability to work flexibly and adapt to changing environments through solution focussed analytical problem-solving capability.

C7 Ability to demonstrate tact, diplomacy, discretion and assertiveness and to handle difficult or sensitive situations or people appropriately and persuasively.



E1 Demonstrable experience of working across a range of local and international culture or heritage environments with diverse and under- represented communities to engage with external partners, groups and individuals, fostering openness and trust in the processes underlying individual projects and their delivery and outcomes.

E2 Demonstrable experience of working in fields such as Human Rights, Anti- Racism and Equalities, particularly with cultural sector organisations.

E3 Project planning activities within the cultural sector, applying initiative and independent judgement.

E4 Experience of work practices policies and procedures, relevant to this project and this role, including broader museum sector awareness.

E5 Experience of working with budgets, timelines and procurement.


F1 Demonstrable relevant experience of undertaking several parallel strands of activity and planning and progressing work activities within professional guidelines.

Terms and Conditions

Salary will be Grade 5, £25,138 - £29,605 per annum.

This post is full time (35 hours p/w) and fixed term to 31 July 2025.

As part of Team UofG you will be a member of a world changing, inclusive community, which values ambition, excellence, integrity and curiosity.

As a valued member of our team, you can expect:

1 A warm welcoming and engaging organisational culture, where your talents are developed and nurtured, and success is celebrated and shared.

2 An excellent employment package with generous terms and conditions including 41 days of leave for full time staff, pension - pensions handbook https: // www. gla.ac.uk/myglasgow/payandpensions/pensions/, benefits and discount packages.

3 A flexible approach to working.

4 A commitment to support your health and wellbeing https: // www. gla.ac.uk/myglasgow/staff/healthwellbeing/.

We believe that we can only reach our full potential through the talents of all. Equality, diversity and inclusion are at the heart of our values. Applications are particularly welcome from across our communities and in particular people from the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) community, and other protected characteristics who are under-represented within the University. Read more on how the University promotes and embeds all aspects of equality and diversity within our community https: // www. gla.ac.uk/myglasgow/humanresources/equalitydiversity/.

We endorse the principles of Athena Swan https: // www. gla.ac.uk/myglasgow/humanresources/equalitydiversity/athenaswan/ and hold bronze, silver and gold awards across the University.

We are investing in our organisation, and we will invest in you too. Please visit our website https: // www. gla.ac.uk/explore/jobs/ for more information.

Vacancy Ref : 142428 Close Date : 07-Apr-2024 23:45

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