Creative Projects Producer University of Oxford – Ashmolean Museum

Are you passionate about empowering young people and communities? Can you inspire them to connect with museum collections?

This new role in the Audience & Content Directorate will lead on developing engaging and meaningful projects, working directly with young people and other key identified groups. The role develops and delivers onsite activities for young people within the Informal Learning and Public Programmes team, focusing on supporting young people not in employment, education or training through in collaboration with county-wide partners. The role is a unique opportunity to shape the subsidised programme with young people directly, in addition to supporting the creative ideas within the wider team to develop strategic and commercially viable initiatives that contribute to the Museum’s reputation and reach.

You will be appointed as part of an AHRC project grant, specifically exploring gender, power & sexuality through the projects and collections, with a primary focus on engaging and supporting young people. You will work alongside an existing team of Gallery Lecturers, the Adult and Family Creative Producers and Head of Informal Learning & Public Programmes in the Informal Learning and Public Programmes team. This is an opportunity to produce enjoyable, stimulating, and co-created programmes for and with diverse audiences.

This is a part-time, fixed-term position, working 18.75 hours per week until the end of July 2024.

This role will involve occasional manual handling, and may require you to work alone from time to time. Successful pre-employment checks will be subject to a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check due to regulated activity involving children and young people.

As part of the University of Oxford you will have access to a generous pension scheme, annual leave entitlement, family friendly benefits, flexible working and more. Please follow this link for further information:

Our staff and students come from all over the world, and we proudly promote a friendly and inclusive culture. Diversity is positively encouraged, through diverse groups and champions, as well as a number of family-friendly policies, such as the right to apply for flexible working and support for staff returning from periods of extended absence, for example shared parental leave.

You will be required to upload your CV and a supporting statement as part of your online application. Your supporting statement should list each of the essential and desirable selection criteria, as listed in the job description, and explain how you meet each one.

We aim to provide a supportive working environment and are happy to discuss training and professional development opportunities. The Chair of this recruitment panel will be Lucy Shipp, Head of Informal Learning and Public Programmes, who can be contacted with enquiries relating to the role ( General queries about the recruitment and application process should be directed to the Recruitment team within our Human Resources department (

Only applications received online by 12:00 midday (GMT/BST) on Tuesday 26 September 2023 can be considered. Interviews are expected to take place either during the week commencing Monday 2 October 2023 or during the week commencing Monday 9 October 2023.