Learning and Engagement Manager

Closing date:

National Glass Centre

The University of Sunderland wishes to appoint a Learning & Engagement Manager who will oversee the delivery of the learning programme for the National Glass Centre and NGCA.

The successful candidate will work with curatorial staff and the wider team, to engage existing and new audiences through the delivery of a high-quality programme for the National Glass Centre and Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art.

About the University of Sunderland 

The University of Sunderland offers life-changing opportunities for 27,500 students across its campuses in Sunderland, London, Hong Kong, and through global partnerships with learning institutions in 19 countries. It is a top 50 UK university (Guardian University Guide 2024), with top-quality facilities, inclusive culture, and vibrant, ever-changing city.

National Glass Centre presents an artistic programme featuring temporary and permanent exhibitions, a collection of international Studio Glass and learning and engagement events and activities.  The building also houses Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art (NGCA) and the University of Sunderland’s Glass & Ceramics department. The facility engages wide-ranging audience groups in creative activity including glass blowing demonstrations and experiences, courses for adults, school visits and family workshops.

Job requirements

The successful candidate will have experience of managing a team and budgets and developing and delivering innovative and creative projects. 



Budget £37,100 – £44,263 p.a. pro rata (30 hrs pw)

Deadline 14 April 2024

Liberty Way Sunderland SR6 0GL

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Please download the further details before applying online. For more information, please e-mail Julia Stephenson, Head of Arts.

Interviews will be held on Thursday 25 April.


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