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Job: Community Archaeology Bursaries Coordinator

posted 9 Dec 2010, 15:02 by Paul Brayford   [ updated 17 Jan 2011, 08:18 ]

The Council for British Archaeology (CBA), a registered charity (287815) with a secretariat based in York, is seeking to appoint the above post to manage the new Community Archaeology Bursaries Project supported by the National Lottery through the Heritage Lottery Fund, with additional support from English HeritageCadw and the Welsh Archaeological Trusts.

The Community Archaeology Bursaries Project supports work-based training placements across the UK which aim to provide valuable workplace learning opportunities for individuals with a background in archaeology who are seeking to develop their skills in working with community groups and running community archaeology projects.

You will be managing a UK-wide project, and will have a number of responsibilities, including managing the project budget, filling the vacant bursary places and overseeing their placement experience, liaising with project partners across the UK, overseeing, coordinating and evaluating training events, identifying and selecting appropriate bursary host organisations and reporting regularly to the Project Board and funding bodies. Awareness of CPD, people management and the NVQ process/the use of NOS would be an advantage.

The part-time Bursaries Coordinator post (21 hours a week) is likely to be based in York (although other options are possible) and is on a fixed term contract ending in July 2014.

Salary: starting salary of £20,810 pa (pro-rata) and an excellent package of benefits including generous pension.

For complete details of this post (including an application form) please download an application pack from the Community Archaeology section. Completed applications should be returned by email fao Suzie Thomas via Jobs or by post to the main CBA offices. If you require a paper version of the pack, contact the CBA via telephone giving details of your postal address.

Application Closing date: Friday 7 January 2011

Interview date: Wednesday 26 January 2011

Please note that the CBA offices are closed for Christmas after Friday 17th December 2010 until Tuesday 4th January 2011 if you are wishing to contact us.


CBA, St Mary’s House, 66 Bootham, York YO30 7BZ
tel: +(44) (0)1904 671417 | fax: +(44) (0)1904 671384
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