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Centre Manager, Centre for Cultural Value

Are you a project or programme manager with significant experience of planning, establishing and delivering complex multi-partner projects? Have you worked with arts and cultural organisations? Are you passionate about supporting research and dissemination on projects of cultural value? 

If you thrive on managing complex programmes, organising inputs from several partners and coordinating the work of researchers, cultural partners and fellow administrative staff, this is an exciting opportunity for you to make a real difference.

Applications are invited for a Centre Manager to support the establishment and development of the new national Centre for Cultural Value, funded by the AHRC, Arts Council England and Paul Hamlyn Foundation. You will be part of a dedicated core team and a wider national network which will engage with and beyond the arts and cultural sector to support knowledge exchange in areas related to cultural value.

The Centre for Cultural Value will act as a custodian for cultural value research and as a bridge and facilitator of new and existing networks related to cultural value. As the Centre Manager you will work closely with the Centre Director to provide high-level project management to ensure the achievement of the Centre’s key strategic objectives and will line manage a small core team, comprising a Communications Manager and a full-time Administration and Events Officer.

You will have proven experience of managing and supporting high profile research projects and/or centres alongside excellent strategic management, administration, and organisational skills.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact: 

Dr Ben Walmsley, Centre Director & Principal Investigator


Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Arts, Humanities & Cultures
School/Institute:  School of Performance & Cultural Industries (PCI)
Category:  Professional & Managerial
Grade:  Grade 7
Salary:  £33,199 to £39,609 p.a.
Working Time:  60%
Post Type:  Part Time
Contract Type:  Fixed Term (for 5 years from October 2019)
Release Date:  Friday 12 July 2019
Closing Date:  Friday 26 July 2019
Reference:  AHCPCI1016
Downloads:  Candidate Brief  

The closing date for this job opportunity has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

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