*Closes 26th October*

Northern Ireland Museums Council (NIMC) has a key role in supporting a flourishing, dynamic, inclusive and sustainable museums sector in Northern Ireland. Its remit covers a range of local museums through which it aims to positively engage with its audience to allow them to enjoy and participate with museums. The Department for Communities is seeking applications for Chair and Director positions on the NIMC Board, which are key positions in providing leadership and good governance to the Council.

Applications are welcome from across the community, voluntary, business or public sectors particularly from women, people with a disability, people from minority ethnic groups and young people. A Guaranteed Interview Scheme is in place for those applicants with a disability.  You do not need to have previous experience of serving on a board to apply.

Further detail on the selection criteria, the role and the time commitment are included in the application pack which you are encouraged to read fully.

How to Apply

An application pack can be obtained via the following:

Website:           www.nidirect.gov.uk/public-appointment-vacancies

E-mail:              publicappointments@communities-ni.gov.uk       

Telephone:       028 90819 415 or 90819417                 Text Relay Service:      18001 028 90819415

If you require an application pack in a different format please contact us.

The deadline for receipt of applications is 12:00 noon (GMT) on Monday 26 October 2020. CVs and late applications will not be accepted. Interviews are expected to take place on 24 and 25 November 2020.


The Department is committed to equality of opportunity and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified people irrespective of religious belief, gender, disability, ethnic origin, political opinion, age, marital status, sexual orientation or whether or not they have dependants.