THE ROYAL OBSERVATORY, EDINBURGH VISITOR SERVICES MANAGER
3 Year Fixed Term Contract
The ROE is part of the Particle Physics and Astronomy
Research Council (PPARC) and is engaged in forefront science
and technology. The Visitor Centre exists to promote the public understanding of astronomy and science, and the
work of the Observatory. lt welcomes about 20,000 visitors a
year and is actively seeking to expand its appeal.
As Visitor Services Manager you will ensure that the “visitor experience" is of the highest quality in all aspects. This will involve direct interaction with visitors, and supervision of part-time staff dealing with the public. The post requires a dynamic individual with the enthusiasm and drive to play a key part in Operating and developing a state—of—the~art astronomy visitor centre.
You will be an excellent communicator, ideally with some
computing skills. Experience in the tourist industry, preferably
in the operation and development of a visitor attraction, would be an advantage. An interest in astronomy would be an asset. You must hold at least 5 Standard Grades (band 3 or higher). or equivalent, including English Language and 2 Higher Grades (band C or higher). or equivalent.
Starting salary will be in the range of £11,208 pa to £14,307 pa dependent on qualifications and experience. Movement up the scale to a maximum of £16,496 pa will be dependent on
performance. For further information and an application form please
contact Lynn Ritchie at the Royal Observatory. Blackford Hill,
Edinburgh EH9 3HJ, tel 0131 668 8269 quoting reference
14/96. Closing date for applications: Friday 18 October 1996.
The PPARC has an equal opportunities policy
Particle Physics and Astronomy Research Council
If you answered yes to all three questions then you might be just what we're looking
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If you fancy a part-time bar job in Glasgow’s newest, most up-market Gay and Lesbian Bar / Club then phone for interview OI4I 552 4803.
THE FRUITMARKET GALLERY
RESEARCH/TOURING CO-ORDINATOR Salary scale £10,000—£12,000
To assist the Director in researching and developing exhibi- tion and touring projects. It is essential that applicants have a good degree in Art History and a minimum of two years work experience. Knowledge of a foreign language and experience of non—Western cultures also desirable.
For a job description please send an SAE to The FruitMarket Gallery, 45 Market Street, Edinburgh EH1 10F. Closing date for applications: Friday 11 October, 12 noon.
The FrurtMaIke! Gallery IS committed to a policy of equal opportunities and IS supported by The Scottish Arts Councd
QUARRIERS FRED MARTIN PROJECT enables young people with learning disabilities to live valued lives in the community.
We need volunteers to assist us in this work.
An INFORMATION EVENING to hear more about Volunteering with our Project will be held on:
Tuesday l5th October at 7pm.
A four evening preparation course will follow.
If you would like to come along, please call: Linda Reid on Ol4l 954 IOIO.
V W . 2107718719 L ‘ CARI-avonveorce
Scottish Charity No. SCOOI96O
2 ad. :1 9 What Are .44 V" You \yﬁ; Waltlng For? ll Become a Gogarburn rah Volunteer For information about volunteering with people with learning disabilities Contact: George Spencer on 0131 537 8164
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