Libraries, Museums & Galleries Manager, Bradford Metropolitan District Council


Department of Place

Sport & Culture


Libraries, Museums & Galleries Manager

Band/Grade  Special A £44,628 pa - £48,229 pa

1 x 37 hours per week



Based at Argus Chambers

Are you passionate about culture? Can you help us transform our Library & Museum Services? Are you passionate about delivering customer service excellence?  If so then we would be delighted to hear from you.

The Council are currently embarking on a significant 2 year transformation programme across our Library & Museum Services underpinned by a number of strategic objectives which will result in delivering more within a reduced budget.  The programme will take innovation to a new level whilst we explore alternative delivery models for both services and provide sound platforms for future growth and funding potential.


Key Purpose of the Post:


  • Our Libraries, Museums & Galleries Manager will have responsibility for the efficient and effective functioning, management, promotion and development of Bradford District’s libraries which includes 10 Council run libraries, and 19 community run libraries.  In addition the role has responsibility for our 4 museums & galleries and designated heritage sites and associated services.

  • The role will focus on the development and implementation of relevant strategies and plans to ensure a key role for libraries & museums and galleries, in district strategies.  To maximise the potential of the services as a catalyst for tourism, lifelong learning, skills development and community cohesion, with a focus on unlocking our potential for economic growth and regeneration, whilst continuing to meet our obligations under our Lifelong Learning agenda and Children and Young People’s Plan.

We are looking for a dynamic and resilient individual with a good track record of delivering on deadlines and performance targets with strong stakeholder management skills to support effective staff and trade union relationships through a significant period of change.


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Closing Date: Monday 16th September 2019

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