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Operations Supervisor

South London Gallery (SLG) is recruiting for a Operations Supervisor. 

Job Title: Operations Supervisor     

Contract type: Permanent  

Salary scale: £29,992 – £32,692 (pro rata) 

Appointments are made at the start of the salary scale, £29,992 pro rata, with annual pay progression within the salary scale based on satisfactory performance. In addition, the salary scale is reviewed annually in the light of cost of living and operational budgets.  

Pension: 6% employer pension contribution 

Reports to: Operations Manager  

Responsible for: Front of House staff, Cleaners   

Place of Work: South London Gallery, 65-67 Peckham Road, London, SE5 8UH    

Hours of Work: Sunday: 9.30am – 6.30pm; Monday – Wednesday 10:30am – 6:30pm
Plus 3 additional hours for exhibition openings 3 times per year.
Shifts include a one-hour unpaid lunch break. 

In our endeavour to diversify our workforce and create a more inclusive environment, we guarantee to interview all applicants with a disability who meet the essential criteria listed in the person specification and to appoint on the basis of objective criteria. 

We particularly encourage and welcome applications from people from backgrounds which are underrepresented in museums and galleries, including people from low-income backgrounds, people from Black, Asian and ethnically diverse backgrounds and disabled people.  

About The Role  

The Operations Supervisor works closely with the Operations Manager and Gallery Technician to ensure the smooth running of the SLG’s buildings and visitor services. This includes the maintenance and upkeep of the SLG’s buildings and gardens, day-to-day upkeep and condition reporting for exhibitions, supporting the set up and smooth running of events taking place onsite in dialogue with colleagues in the Education and Programme teams, and supervising the Front of House team to ensure a high quality of visitor experience is delivered. 

This is a fast-paced, hands-on role, requiring excellent problem-solving skills. The post-holder will be proactive and able to work confidently, independently and effectively with a wide range of people including the SLG’s front of house staff, the wider team across all departments, external contractors and technicians, and gallery visitors 

The Operations Supervisor is one of two part-time roles, with tasks and responsibilities shared to cover seven days a week between them. 

How to Apply 

Please download an Applicant Details Form and an Application Form on the right of this page and email both completed forms to   

Please also complete the online equal opportunities monitoring form here.

The equal opportunities form is anonymous and separate to your application. 

The deadline for applications is 12pm on Monday 15 April and interviews are scheduled for Tuesday 30 April. If you have any questions about the role, please contact Craig Jones, HR & Administration Manager, at