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$ 33,277 - 37,090 GBP per annum

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Salary: £33,277-£37,090 per annum
Contract: Fixed term: until 31 October 2019 (Full time)
We are recruiting for PHP Developer to provide assistance for system maintenance and the monitoring of data flow for the Portable Antiquities Scheme’s Past Explorers project, generously funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund.

The post-holder will check data from public records entered onto the database, maintain online communities, develop web resources and develop the national/county synthesis of research online. You will also provide database training for volunteers and self-recorders, whilst thinking of innovative ways to keep web design and content up-to-date.

The ideal candidate will be educated to degree level, or equivalent, with demonstrable experience of data and database administration. With strong knowledge of web development with PHP, SQL & HTML, you will have experience of source code version control, end-user support and troubleshooting.

We are interested in hearing from candidates who have excellent communication and interpersonal skills to liaise effectively with a variety of stakeholders. With the ability to take initiative, you will identify ways to continually improve processes whilst being sensitive to the needs of local communities.

About the British Museum:

Founded in 1753, the British Museum’s remarkable collection spans over two million years of human history and culture. The Museum is one of the UK’s leading visitor attractions with over six million visitors in 2016 and its world-famous collection includes the Rosetta Stone, the Parthenon sculptures, Egyptian mummies, the Admonitions Scroll, and the Amaravati sculptures.

The Museum adheres to the HMG Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) requirements for all staff at the British Museum.

The Museum is an equal opportunity employer, supports a diverse workplace and offers a competitive benefits package including:

• Membership of the civil service pension scheme
• Free entry to a wide range of museums and exhibitions
• Participation in private and public Museum activities, including talks by leading curators from around the world and behind-the-scenes opportunities to learn how museums care for and manage their extraordinary collections
• Generous annual leave allowance
• Interest-free season ticket loan
• Professional & personal development opportunities
• Employee Assistance Programme
• Discounts on food and gift shop purchases

If you are a positive individual, passionate about the Museum and would like to know more about this exciting opportunity, please follow the “Apply now” link below where you will be directed to complete your application.

Closing date: 20th April 2018, Midday