Charity registered in Scotland SC043442

Fife Cultural Trust (ONFife) provides creative, entertaining and learning experiences through our Libraries, Archives, Museums, Galleries and Theatres

Current vacancies

Top job! Head of Cultural Heritage and Wellbeing

  • Full time
  • £45,615 – £49,876
  • Iona House, Kirkaldy
  • Closing 15th March 2021

Our Opportunity

We are OnFife and as Fife’s largest cultural organisation we specialise in making jaws drop, hearts warm, eyes light up and imaginations run wild. We work with a huge range of partners, artists and creatives and our spaces are some of Fife’s favourite places. A leadership oriented organisation, we’re built on strong values, and those values make us who we are – Fearless,Inviting,Fair andExciting As part of our organisational reshape, we’ve created a dynamic new department which blends Cultural Heritage & Wellbeing. And, due to an opportunity arising from retirement, we need an exceptional individual to lead the team.

The Role

The Head of Cultural Heritage and Wellbeing will set and shape the strategic direction for our museums, galleries, archives, local studies and community wellbeing services, inclusive of adult library offer, across Fife. You’ll have the opportunity to influence the final shape of our Cultural Heritage review and will lead on its implementation, focusing on the delivery of an exciting and innovative array of programmes designed to encourage engagement and participation. Working collaboratively with OnFife colleagues, the role holder will embrace an equitable and co-ordinated approach to service delivery and development and the successful candidate will be a key member of our Senior Management Team, demonstrating the vision, empathy and agility to contribute at the highest level.

The Successful Candidate

Our values underpin everything we do. We expect our senior managers to lead by example and, as the Head of Cultural Heritage and Wellbeing you will be no different. You’ll have an impressive track record in service delivery within the Heritage sector be that in museums, galleries or archives and will have a broad understanding, knowledge or experience of working with libraries. A people person, you will lead from a place of authenticity, demonstrating the passion, energy and commitment to take your team forward.

The successful candidate will join a coaching oriented company who are vested in personal development and who offer an exciting leadership development programme. In addition, you will profit from a contributory pension scheme, employee discounts, generous annual leave, flexible working along with a range of wellbeing initiatives.

This is a truly unique and exciting opportunity for the right person to join an organisation that’s committed to excellence; to shape the role and deliver the best they can for the people of Fife.