MA Programme Coordinator

MA Programme Coordinator

Whitechapel Gallery is looking for a MA Programme Coordinator.

We are looking for an experienced, practical and organised candidate to co-ordinate our successful Masters course Curating Art and Public Programmes.

The position of MA Programme Coordinator is an exciting and varied role at Whitechapel Gallery. The ideal person has an interest in curating, education and the art world and is keen to work closely with academics, gallery staff and students to facilitate a promising curriculum. People skills, charisma, tolerance and an open mind. Students must be made to feel like they can approach you and you will be willing to support them and share your experience generously. The person in this role will be responsible for coordinating the day to day running of the programme as well as supporting lecturers in class by facilitating conversations and holding separate mentoring sessions for the students.

For further information, please download the Job Description.

Conditions of Work

  • Contract: Permanent, Part-Time
  • Hours of work: 9:30am – 5:45pm, Monday to Thursday, plus occasional Saturdays, which will be compensated by time off in lieu (only during Open Days)
  • Salary: £25,000–£30,000 per annum, depending on experience
  • Probation period: 6 months
  • The period of notice is 2 months in writing on either side


To apply

Please complete the application form and the Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form & return to by midnight 19th June 2022.


Interviews are scheduled on Friday 24 June.

The Whitechapel Gallery strives to be an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. We particularly encourage applications from Black, Asian, ethnic minority, LGBTQIA+ and/or disabled applicants as these groups are currently underrepresented in the Arts sector.

Charity number: 312162 Company number: 4093862

Credit: View of Joe Moran, Materiality Will Be Rethought, in Carlos Bunga, Something Necessary and Useful. Commissioned by the Whitechapel Gallery and produced by Dance Art Foundation.

Dancers: Temitope Ajose-Cutting, Thomas Heyes and Sean Murray.

Photo Credit: Camilla Greenwell

How to apply

  • Download and complete the application form: Word; PDF
  • Download and complete the equality and diversity monitoring form: Word; PDF
  • Email the forms to recruitment by midnight on Sunday 19th June 2022
  • Interviews on Friday 24th June 2022


Please note that application is by application form only and we do not accept CVs.