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Current vacancies

There are currently three job vacancies within the CBA.

Please see the application details below for these posts. This is an important opportunity to become a key part of a major UK-wide charity working to protect our archaeological heritage and encourage public participation in line with delivering 'archaeology for all'.

All three posts are based in the CBA office in York. Closing date for applications is 10am on Monday 18 July 2016.

 

CBA Deputy Director

Permanent, full-time role. Salary £30k with attractive pension and staff holiday scheme.

The main purpose of this new role is to:
(A)      work with external audiences and partners to raise the CBA’s profile and deliver CBA strategic aims through partnerships and projects;
(B)      take lead responsibility for CBA’s work relating to public engagement and supporting community participation in archaeology, particularly involving young people;
(C)      deputise for the Director, as appropriate;
(D)     work with key internal CBA stakeholders including staff, volunteers and the CBA Group Network.

Application pack for CBA Deputy Director post (353.0K, .DOC)
MS Word file, including application form to be completed and submitted to apply for the role.

Listed Building Caseworker for England

Permanent, full-time role. Salary £24-26k with attractive pension and staff holiday scheme.

The main purpose of the job will be to:

(A) develop and maintain a distinctive role for the CBA as a national amenity society in the national heritage protection and planning systems, to reflect its core mission of ‘making archaeology matter’ and enabling wider public participation in discovering and protecting the UK’s historic environment;
(B) co-ordinate and advise on heritage casework in England;
(C) encourage and support local community and amenity group involvement as informed local advocates for the historic environment;
(D) build capacity and skills in the voluntary community for championing the historic environment in England, building on the existing historic building volunteer and Agents network.

Application pack for CBA Listed Building Caseworker for England post (334.5K, .DOC)
MS Word file, including application form to be completed and submitted to apply for the role.

Local Heritage Coordinator

Part-time role (three days a week), fifteen month contract. Salary £24-26k pro rata with attractive pension and staff holiday scheme.

The main purpose of this role is to develop a network of effective local advocates for the historic environment, focusing particularly on parts of England and Scotland, that is reasonably self-supporting at a local level, but which feeds wider issues up to the CBA for national advocacy and action as appropriate. The postholder will work closely with community-focused CBA colleagues including the listed building casework team and the regional CBA Groups, together with key partners such as Archaeology Scotland, to integrate with and enhance our voluntary engagement strategy and delivery. This will be achieved through:
1. Understanding the existing heritage service resources at a broad local level and establishing successful strategies for partnership working for local engagement
2. Building connections with other groups to share intelligence, working with the CBA Groups’ network and organisational members where appropriate
3. Contribute to developing a ‘Local Heritage Engagement Toolkit’ (LHET)

Application pack for CBA Local Heritage Coordinator post (330.0K, .DOC)
MS Word file, including application form to be completed and submitted to apply for the role.

Future vacancies

Any future CBA opportunities will be advertised on our website, via social media and (where appropriate) on the British Archaeological Jobs and Resources website, CIfA Jobs Information Service and Training Bulletin and in Heritage Update.

Volunteering roles

Here at the CBA office in York, there are occasional opportunities to contribute your skills to help us with our day-to-day work, from listed building casework and the annual UK Festival of Archaeology, to campaigning, marketing and fundraising.

We also welcome CBA champions to help raise our profile at a local level and promote our membership and student membership programmes.

There are also opportunities to volunteer for the wider CBA Network by getting involved with your local CBA Group committee or joining your local county archaeological society or university archaeological society. Contact us for details.

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