Vacancies

Iziko Museums of South Africa are African museums of excellence that empower and inspire all people to celebrate and respect our diverse heritage.
Iziko is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to developing a diverse workforce.
Iziko does not accept unsolicited CVs. Only applications to advertised positions and or internships, with the relevant reference numbers will be considered.
Vacancies and internships are advertised in the media and online, from time to time, as and when required.  
Regularly check the Iziko website and FaceBook page for updates.

We are seeking to appoint motivated employees in the following positions:


ADVANCEMENT DEPARTMENT


DIRECTOR ADVANCEMENT (five-year fixed-term contract)

Basic Salary Range: R480 480 – R650 088 per annum, plus benefits

Requirements: Postgraduate qualification in Public Relations, Marketing, Business Development or equivalent Ÿ At least five years’ relevant experience at management level and proven fund-raising ability Ÿ Working experience of MS Office Suite at intermediate level Ÿ Valid driver’s license.

Key responsibilities include: Develop a strategic fundraising strategy, policy and plan for Iziko Ÿ Formulate and implement best practice funding proposals Ÿ Maintain and develop relationships with potential donors and benefactors Ÿ Plan and launch public relations campaigns Ÿ Develop appropriate responses to media issues Ÿ Develop a branding strategy for Iziko Museums of South Africa Ÿ Ensure that the budget of the department is aligned with the achievement of the objectives of the Business Plan Ÿ Ensure that the financial policies and procedures of Iziko are followed in the department.

 

Competencies Required: Ability to plan and implement projects Ÿ Excellent writing and editing skills Ÿ Knowledge of financial management and fundraising Ÿ Ability to network with external and internal stakeholders Ÿ Museological knowledge Ÿ Ability to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines Ÿ Good interpersonal skills  Ÿ Self-motivated Ÿ Knowledge of the procurement process.

 


HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT


DIRECTOR HUMAN RESOURCES (five-year fixed-term contract)

Basic Salary Range:   R480 480 – R650 088 per annum, plus benefits

Requirements: Postgraduate HR-related qualification or labour law Ÿ At least eight years’ HR experience of which at least five years should be at HR management level Ÿ Working experience of MS Office Suite at intermediate level Ÿ Valid driver’s licence.

Key Responsibilities include: Giving strategic direction to HR management within Iziko,  providing support to line management as a strategic partner and ensuring the achievement of HR-related strategic objectives Ÿ Developing, implementing, monitoring and review of HR policies and procedures Identifying and mitigating all HR-related risks Ÿ Providing leadership to the HR team Ÿ  Keeping abreast of legislation, regulations, codes and best practice related to all HR functions and developing the HR team Ÿ Actively managing the payroll function Ÿ Developing budgets, including the salary, learning & development and departmental budgets Ÿ Developing annual, quarterly and ad hoc reports.

Competencies Required: Leadership skills Ÿ Excellent planning and organisational skills Ÿ Sound working knowledge of all aspects of human resource functions Ÿ Superior knowledge of HR-related legislation Ÿ Excellent comunication skills, both verbal and written Ÿ Sound knowledge of financial management Ÿ Ability to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines Ÿ Ability to identify potential risks, analayse trends and develop interventions to manage the risks Ÿ Ability to plan and implement projects Ÿ Good interpersonal skills.

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BASIC SALARY AND BENEFITS

The salaries quoted above do not include benefits.  Iziko benefits comprise generous contributions towards a designated retirement fund (compulsory), a designated medical aid (voluntary) and a housing subsidy (voluntary).  Other employment conditions such as working hours and leave entitlement are also generous.

 

APPLICATIONS

Persons that applied for these positions within the past two months need not resubmit their application.

A letter of application including a detailed CV with at least two contactable referees and certified copies of identity document and certificates must be forwarded to the Executive Director Operations, PO Box 61, Cape Town 8000 or delivered to the HR Department at Iziko SA National Gallery Annexe, St Johns Road, Cape Town. Applications that are e-mailed or faxed will not be accepted. Applications not received at the above address by 17h00 on the closing date on Tuesday, 10 December 2019 will not be considered.

Enquiries to be directed to the Executive Director Operations, Mrs Denise Crous, at 021 481 3944. Kindly note, Iziko will correspond only with short-listed candidates and will do so within two months from closing date.

Iziko is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to developing a diverse workforce. Preference will be given to candidates who promote representivity within Iziko in terms of the Employment Equity Act.

Iziko reserves the right not to fill the advertised positions.

 


RESEARCH & EXHIBITIONS DEPARTMENT

 

An abridged version, referring readers to this advertisement, has been placed in the Sunday Times, 20 October 2019.


CURATOR SOCIAL HISTORY COLLECTIONS

Basic Salary Range: R359 604 – R486 552 per annum, plus benefits

Requirements: Masters degree relevant to South African Social History and ideally some specialist knowledge of the history of the CapeŸ At least five years’ experience working in a museum with proven ability to manage projects Ÿ Relevant museological knowledge with a proven record of research excellence and publication Ÿ Computer literacy in MS Office Suite Ÿ Proof required of valid driver’s licence.

Key Responsibilities include: Deliver on curatorial and research functions in relation to the Social History collectionsŸ Develop the Social History collections Ÿ Community engagement in relation to both research and display Ÿ Identify works for acquisition and conservation Ÿ Communicate specialist research findings to the public through publications, exhibitions, popular articles, website and public programmes Ÿ Negotiate, handle and manage artworks for temporary and touring artworks, to and from other  institutions, nationally and abroad and act as a courier when required Ÿ Participate in strategic planning, budgeting and fundraising Ÿ Submit monthly, quarterly and annual reports Ÿ Manage the procurement processes linked to the implementation of exhibitions Ÿ Liaise with the Education department about the generation of content for the education and public programmes Ÿ Liaise with Advancement Department about the generation of content for marketing and audience development Ÿ Knowledge of exhibition and graphic design Ÿ Liaise with the National Research Foundation (NRF) and other bodies that fund research programmes Ÿ Contribute to risk management and alert the Director Research and Exhibitions of any areas of potential risk that require mitigation Ÿ Mentor interns and volunteers.

Competencies Required: Ability to plan and implement projects Ÿ Knowledge of financial management and fundraising Ÿ Ability to network Ÿ Museological knowledge.

 

CURATOR AFRICAN ART

Basic Salary Range: R359 604 – R486 552 per annum, plus benefits

Requirements: Masters degree in Art History and/or Theory or equivalent - with specialisation in the more traditional historical forms of artistic production from South and southern Africa and the Continent Ÿ At least five years’ experience working in an art museum or gallery Ÿ Proven record of research excellence and publication Ÿ Computer literacy in MS Office Suite • Proof required of valid driver’s licence.

Key Responsibilities include: Deliver on curatorial and related functions in relation to the collections of African Art Ÿ Identify works for acquisition and conservation Ÿ Communicate specialist research findings to the public through publications, exhibitions, popular articles, website and public programmes Ÿ Negotiate, handle and manage artworks for temporary and touring artworks, to and from other institutions, nationally and abroad and act as a courier when required Ÿ Participate in strategic planning, budgeting and fundraising Ÿ Submit monthly, quarterly and annual reports Ÿ Manage the procurement processes linked to the implementation of exhibitions Ÿ Liaise with the Education department about the generation of content for the education and public programmes Ÿ Liaise with Advancement Department about the generation of content for marketing and audience development Ÿ Knowledge of exhibition and graphic design Ÿ Liaise with the National Research Foundation (NRF) and other bodies that fund research programmes Ÿ Contribute to risk management and alert Director Research and Exhibitions of any areas of potential risk that require mitigation Ÿ Mentor interns and volunteers.

Competencies Required: Ability to plan and implement projects Ÿ Knowledge of financial management and fundraising Ÿ Ability to network with the art community Ÿ Museological knowledge.

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BASIC SALARY AND BENEFITS

The salaries quoted above do not include benefits.  Iziko benefits comprise generous contributions towards a designated retirement fund (compulsory), a designated medical aid (voluntary) and a housing subsidy (voluntary).  Other employment conditions such as working hours and leave entitlement are also generous.

 

APPLICATIONS

A letter of application including a detailed CV with at least two contactable referees and certified copies of identity document and certificates must be forwarded to the Executive Director Operations, PO Box 61, Cape Town 8000 or delivered to the HR Department at Iziko SA National Gallery Annex, St Johns Road, Cape Town by no later than Friday, 1 November 2019. Applications that are e-mailed or faxed will not be accepted.

 

Enquiries to be directed to the Executive Director Operations, Mrs Denise Crous, at 021 481 3944. Kindly note, Iziko will correspond only with short-listed candidates and will do so within two months from closing date.

 

Iziko is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to developing a diverse workforce. Preference will be given to candidates who promote representivity within Iziko in terms of the Employment Equity Act.

 

Iziko reserves the right not to fill the advertised positions.

 


ADVANCEMENT DEPARTMENT


DIRECTOR ADVANCEMENT (five-year fixed-term contract)

Basic Salary Range: R480 480 – R650 088 per annum, plus benefits

Requirements: Postgraduate qualification in Public Relations, Marketing, Business Development or equivalent Ÿ At least five years’ relevant experience at management level and proven fund-raising ability Ÿ Working experience of MS Office Suite at intermediate level Ÿ Valid driver’s license.

Key responsibilities include: Develop a strategic fundraising strategy, policy and plan for Iziko Ÿ Formulate and implement best practice funding proposals Ÿ Maintain and develop relationships with potential donors and benefactors Ÿ Plan and launch public relations campaigns Ÿ Develop appropriate responses to media issues Ÿ Develop a branding strategy for Iziko Museums of South Africa Ÿ Ensure that the budget of the department is aligned with the achievement of the objectives of the Business Plan Ÿ Ensure that the financial policies and procedures of Iziko are followed in the department.

Competencies Required: Ability to plan and implement projects Ÿ Excellent writing and editing skills Ÿ Knowledge of financial management and fundraising Ÿ Ability to network with external and internal stakeholders Ÿ Museological knowledge Ÿ Ability to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines Ÿ Good interpersonal skills  Ÿ Self-motivated Ÿ Knowledge of the procurement process.

 


HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT


DIRECTOR HUMAN RESOURCES (five-year fixed-term contract)

Basic Salary Range:   R480 480 – R650 088 per annum, plus benefits

Requirements: Postgraduate HR-related qualification or labour law Ÿ At least eight years’ HR experience of which at least five years should be at HR management level Ÿ Working experience of MS Office Suite at intermediate level Ÿ Valid driver’s licence.

Key Responsibilities include: Giving strategic direction to HR management within Iziko,  providing support to line management as a strategic partner and ensuring the achievement of HR-related strategic objectives Ÿ Developing, implementing, monitoring and review of HR policies and procedures Identifying and mitigating all HR-related risks Ÿ Providing leadership to the HR team Ÿ  Keeping abreast of legislation, regulations, codes and best practice related to all HR functions and developing the HR team Ÿ Actively managing the payroll function Ÿ Developing budgets, including the salary, learning & development and departmental budgets Ÿ Developing annual, quarterly and ad hoc reports.

Competencies Required: Leadership skills Ÿ Excellent planning and organisational skills Ÿ Sound working knowledge of all aspects of human resource functions Ÿ Superior knowledge of HR-related legislation Ÿ Excellent comunication skills, both verbal and written Ÿ Sound knowledge of financial management Ÿ Ability to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines Ÿ Ability to identify potential risks, analayse trends and develop interventions to manage the risks Ÿ Ability to plan and implement projects Ÿ Good interpersonal skills.

__________________________________________________________________________________

BASIC SALARY AND BENEFITS

The salaries quoted above do not include benefits.  Iziko benefits comprise generous contributions towards a designated retirement fund (compulsory), a designated medical aid (voluntary) and a housing subsidy (voluntary).  Other employment conditions such as working hours and leave entitlement are also generous.

APPLICATIONS

A letter of application including a detailed CV with at least two contactable referees and certified copies of identity document and certificates must be forwarded to the Executive Director Operations, PO Box 61, Cape Town 8000 or delivered to the HR Department at Iziko SA National Gallery Annexe, St Johns Road, Cape Town by no later than Friday, 25 October 2019. Applications that are e-mailed or faxed will not be accepted.

Enquiries to be directed to the Executive Director Operations, Mrs Denise Crous, at 021 481 3944. Kindly note, Iziko will correspond only with short-listed candidates and will do so within two months from closing date.

Iziko is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to developing a diverse workforce. Preference will be given to candidates who promote representivity within Iziko in terms of the Employment Equity Act.

Iziko reserves the right not to fill the advertised positions.

 


COLLECTIONS & DIGITISATION DEPARTMENT


COLLECTIONS MANAGER KAROO PALAEONTOLOGY

Basic Salary Range: R289 308 – R391 380 per annum, plus benefits

Requirements: B.Sc. degree or requisite experience related to Karoo Palaeontology Ÿ At least three years’ experience in management of palaeontology collections (e.g. geology or zoology) • Knowledge of Karoo vertebrate fossils • Computer literacy in MS Office Suite, particularly databases • Proof required of valid driver’s licence.

Key Responsibilities include: Assist in the management of all aspects of karoo palaeontology collections including databases, visitor access, loan administration, conservation and documentation • Participate in fieldwork.

Competencies Required: Ability to record information accurately Ÿ Ability to work in a team and independently Ÿ Effective Communication Skills Ÿ Ability to interact with internal and external stakeholders’ Ÿ Knowledge of the procurement process Ÿ Maintain clean and organised environment/area.

 

COLLECTIONS MANAGER CENOZOIC PALAEONTOLOGY

Basic Salary Range: R289 308 – R391 380 per annum, plus benefits

Requirements: B.Sc. degree or requisite experience related to Cenozoic Palaeontology Ÿ At least three years’ experience in management of cenozoic palaeontology collections Ÿ Computer literacy in MS Office Suite, particularly databases Ÿ Proof required of valid driver’s licence.

Key Responsibilities include: Manage all aspects of the Cenozoic palaeontology collection including databases, visitor access, loan administration, conservation and documentation Ÿ Participate in fieldwork.

Competencies Required: Ability to record information accurately Ÿ Ability to work in a team and independently Ÿ Effective Communication Skills Ÿ Ability to interact with internal and external stakeholders’ Ÿ Knowledge of the procurement process Ÿ Maintain clean and organised environment/area.

 

ASSISTANT COLLECTIONS MANAGER MARINE INVERTEBRATES

Basic Salary Range: R214 152 – R289 728 per annum, plus benefits

Requirements: Grade 12 Ÿ At least three years’ experience in management of marine invertebrate collections Ÿ Computer literacy in MS Office Suite, particularly databases Ÿ Proof required of valid driver’s licence.

Key Responsibilities include: Prepare, accession and register new specimens Ÿ Assist with maintaining stocks and supplies Ÿ Record and provide information to the Curator for the preparation of reports Ÿ Assist with the development of specimen databases including ensuring that they are adequately backed up Ÿ Assist with the management of loans in the designated collections according to specifications in the Collections Policy and the Collections Procedure Manual Ÿ Ensure that all loan transactions are compatible with legal requirements and necessary permits are obtained Ÿ Participate in research field trips as required Ÿ Assist curators with research projects.

Competencies Required: Ability to record information accurately Ÿ Ability to work in a team and independently Ÿ Effective Communication Skills Ÿ Ability to interact with internal and external stakeholders’ Ÿ Maintain clean and organised environment/area.

 

COLLECTIONS ASSISTANT (SOCIAL HISTORY)

Basic Salary Range: R108 096 – R146 196 per annum, plus benefits

Requirements: Grade 12 Ÿ At least two years’ hands-on experience working with museum collections Ÿ Computer literacy in MS Office Suite.

Key Responsibilities include: Assist with the management of the Social History Collections Ÿ Assist in the marking of objects, maintenance of records and stocktaking Ÿ Assist with packing and unpacking of collection material Ÿ Give general assistance in storage areas Ÿ Assist with the preparation of objects for display Ÿ Clean collection material in storage and on display

Competencies Required: Ability to record information accurately Ÿ Ability to work in a team and independently Ÿ Effective Communication Skills Ÿ Ability to lift heavy objects Ÿ Maintain clean and organised environment/area.

 

CONSERVATION ASSISTANT (SOCIAL HISTORY)

Basic Salary Range: R108 096 – R146 196 per annum, plus benefits

Requirements: Grade 12 Ÿ At least two years’ experience years hands-on experience working with museum collections Ÿ Computer literacy in MS Office Suite Ÿ Proof required of valid driver’s licence.

Key Responsibilities include: Assist with general conservation of the collections in storage and on open display Ÿ Assist with specialised conservation cleaning in the display areas and in display cases Ÿ Housekeeping tasks in collections storage areas Ÿ Assist with preparation of objects for display Ÿ Assist with the monitoring of climatic conditions and the housing of collection objects in storage and display areas according to correct environmental conditions Ÿ Assist with moving collections to new buildings and within new storage areas

Competencies Required: Ability to handle museum objects with care Ÿ Careful observation of museum objects and their environments Ÿ Ability and willingness to learn Ÿ Systematic approach to tasks Ÿ Effective Communication Skills Ÿ Basic reporting skills Ÿ Ability to work in a team and independently Ÿ Ability to lift heavy objects.

 

CONSERVATION CLEANER

Basic Salary Range: R80 016 – R108 228 per annum, plus benefits

Requirements: Grade 10 Ÿ At least one years’ experience in cleaning of collections areas and Museological objects.

Key Responsibilities include: Undertake specialised cleaning of collection areas, display cases, cabinets, shelves, and specimens, based on a schedule drawn-up by the Collections Manager Ÿ Clean museological specimens according to strict collection conservation guidelines Ÿ Carry out specialised cleaning of specimens and objects on open display Ÿ Identify and report possible conservation issues to the Conservator or the Collections Manager Ÿ Assist Collections Managers with basic maintenance of the collections such as pest control and checking of ethanol levels in wet collections Ÿ Assist with lifting and moving of objects and furniture.

Competencies Required: Ability to clean in collection and exhibition areas, in a way that does not damage furniture and objects Ÿ Understanding of the basic principles of collection conservation Ÿ Ability to work reliably, efficiently and patiently for long hours doing the same type of work Ÿ Ability to lift heavy objects Ÿ Knowledge of basic health and safety precautions; Ÿ Ability to communicate via e-mail.

 

 

 

 


RESEARCH & EXHIBITIONS DEPARTMENT


CURATOR SOCIAL HISTORY COLLECTIONS

Basic Salary Range: R359 604 – R486 552 per annum, plus benefits

Requirements: Masters degree relevant to South African Social History and ideally some specialist knowledge of the history of the CapeŸ At least five years’ experience working in a museum with proven ability to manage projects Ÿ Relevant museological knowledge with a proven record of research excellence and publication Ÿ Computer literacy in MS Office Suite Ÿ Proof required of valid driver’s licence.

Key Responsibilities include: Deliver on curatorial and research functions in relation to the Social History collectionsŸ Develop the Social History collections Ÿ Community engagement in relation to both research and display Ÿ Identify works for acquisition and conservation Ÿ Communicate specialist research findings to the public through publications, exhibitions, popular articles, website and public programmes Ÿ Negotiate, handle and manage artworks for temporary and touring artworks, to and from other  institutions, nationally and abroad and act as a courier when required Ÿ Participate in strategic planning, budgeting and fundraising Ÿ Submit monthly, quarterly and annual reports Ÿ Manage the procurement processes linked to the implementation of exhibitions Ÿ Liaise with the Education department about the generation of content for the education and public programmes Ÿ Liaise with Advancement Department about the generation of content for marketing and audience development Ÿ Knowledge of exhibition and graphic design Ÿ Liaise with the National Research Foundation (NRF) and other bodies that fund research programmes Ÿ Contribute to risk management and alert the Director Research and Exhibitions of any areas of potential risk that require mitigation Ÿ Mentor interns and volunteers.

Competencies Required: Ability to plan and implement projects Ÿ Knowledge of financial management and fundraising Ÿ Ability to network Ÿ Museological knowledge.

 

CURATOR AFRICAN ART

Basic Salary Range: R359 604 – R486 552 per annum, plus benefits

Requirements: Masters degree in Art History and/or Theory or equivalent - with specialisation in the more traditional historical forms of artistic production from South and southern Africa and the Continent Ÿ At least five years’ experience working in an art museum or gallery Ÿ Proven record of research excellence and publication Ÿ Computer literacy in MS Office Suite • Proof required of valid driver’s licence.

Key Responsibilities include: Deliver on curatorial and related functions in relation to the collections of African Art Ÿ Identify works for acquisition and conservation Ÿ Communicate specialist research findings to the public through publications, exhibitions, popular articles, website and public programmes Ÿ Negotiate, handle and manage artworks for temporary and touring artworks, to and from other institutions, nationally and abroad and act as a courier when required Ÿ Participate in strategic planning, budgeting and fundraising Ÿ Submit monthly, quarterly and annual reports Ÿ Manage the procurement processes linked to the implementation of exhibitions Ÿ Liaise with the Education department about the generation of content for the education and public programmes Ÿ Liaise with Advancement Department about the generation of content for marketing and audience development Ÿ Knowledge of exhibition and graphic design Ÿ Liaise with the National Research Foundation (NRF) and other bodies that fund research programmes Ÿ Contribute to risk management and alert Director Research and Exhibitions of any areas of potential risk that require mitigation Ÿ Mentor interns and volunteers.

Competencies Required: Ability to plan and implement projects Ÿ Knowledge of financial management and fundraising Ÿ Ability to network with the art community Ÿ Museological knowledge.

 

 

DISPLAY TECHNICIAN

Basic Salary Range: R183 792 – R248 664 per annum, plus benefits

Requirements: Grade 12, Technical Diploma in Carpentry is beneficial and a relevant National Diploma would be an advantage • At least three years’ experience in an exhibition environment and relevant experience as an Artisan • Proof required of valid driver’s licence.

Key Responsibilities include: Perform carpentry, painting (flat surfaces), lighting, basic audiovisual technology installation duties • Adhere to safe handling of electrical equipment • Assist Curators and Exhibition Design and Production team with the production and installation of exhibitions • implement the installation and de-installation of new permanent and temporary exhibitions • Assist Curators with the upgrade and maintenance of exhibitions • Transportation, mounting/framing and preparation of works from the collections for exhibition • Manufacture of display cases and boxes for permanent and temporary exhibitions • Management of equipment and maintenance of workshop spaces • Assist relevant team members as required to ensure delivery of exhibitions on deadline and at required standard.

Competencies Required: Knowledge of basic health and safety precautions • Ability to lift heavy objects • Ability to work in a team • Basic knowledge of exhibition production, display standards and procedures • Ability to apply display techniques for installation of 3D, 2D and digital museum artefacts and items for exhibition • Ability to work in a team and independently.

 

ASSISTANT DISPLAY TECHNICIAN (3 positions)

Basic Salary Range: R121 224 – R163 980 per annum, plus benefits

Requirements: An Artisan’s Qualification or Technical Certificate is beneficial and a Technical Diploma in Carpentry will be an advantage • At least two years practical experience in a workshop environment, museum experience is beneficial • Proof required of valid driver’s licence.

Key Responsibilities include: Install, de-install and maintain new permanent and temporary exhibitions • Manage equipment and ensure that workshops are maintained in good order • Assist relevant team members as required to ensure delivery of exhibitions on deadline and at required standard.

Competencies Required: Basic knowledge of safety and security • Ability to lift heavy objects • Basic knowledge of exhibition production, display standards and procedures • Ability to apply display techniques for installation of 3D, 2D and digital museum artefacts and items for exhibition • Ability to work in a team and independently.

 

 


EDUCATION DEPARTMENT


SENIOR MUSEUM EDUCATOR (NATURAL HISTORY)

Basic Salary Range: R289 308 – R391 380 per annum, plus benefits

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree with diploma in education or Teachers Diploma with relevant specialisation in Natural History • At least five years’ experience in education or public programmes • Knowledge of Museum Education and Public Programmes • Understanding of CAPS • Computer literacy in MS Office Suite • Proof required of valid driver’s licence.

Key Responsibilities include: Manage museum educators • Report on education programmes • Liaise with WCED and other relevant partners regarding the curriculum and programmes • Initiate, develop, present and promote collections-based education programmes and resources • Oversee education programmes, conduct guided tours, workshops, museum education activities.

Competencies Required: Ability to supervise a small project team • Ability to generate new ideas in relation to key objectivesPlanning, organising and/ or co-ordinating activities to ensure on-time delivery of work outputs.

 

 

SENIOR MUSEUM EDUCATOR (SOCIAL HISTORY)

Basic Salary Range: R289 308 – R391 380 per annum, plus benefits

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree with diploma in education or Teachers Diploma with relevant specialisation in Social History At least five years’ experience in education or public programmes Knowledge of Museum Education and Public Programmes Understanding of CAPS • Computer literacy in MS Office Suite • Proof required of valid driver’s licence.

Key Responsibilities include: Manage museum educators Report on education programmes Liaise with WCED and other relevant partners regarding the curriculum and programmes Initiate, develop, present and promote collections-based education programmes and resources Oversee education programmes, conduct guided tours, workshops, museum education activities.

Competencies Required: Ability to supervise a small project team • Ability to generate new ideas in relation to key objectivesPlanning, organising and/ or co-ordinating activities to ensure on-time delivery of work outputs.

 

MUSEUM EDUCATOR (NATURAL HISTORY)

Basic Salary Range: R247 788 – R335 304 per annum, plus benefits

Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent Diploma in Education Ÿ At least three years’ experience in natural history education or public programmes Ÿ Knowledge of Museum Education and Public Programmes • Understanding of CAPS • Computer literacy in MS Office Suite • Proof required of valid driver’s licence.

Key Responsibilities include: Initiate, develop, present and promote education programmes and resources that interpret the Natural History collections for diverse audiences.

Competencies Required: Ability to adapt one’s behaviour to accommodate a diversity of situations, people and changes Planning, organising and/ or co-ordinating activities to ensure on-time delivery of work outputs • Ability to work in a team and independently.

 

ASSISTANT MUSEUM EDUCATOR OUTREACH (PLANETARIUM AND DIGITAL DOME)

Basic Salary Range: R183 792 – R248 664 per annum, plus benefits

Requirements: Diploma in Education (Maths/Science/Technology focus) Ÿ An interest in Astronomy Ÿ At least two years’ experience as an Assistant Educator Ÿ Understanding of the Curriculum Assessment Policy Statement (CAPS) Ÿ Computer literacy in MS Office Suite Ÿ Proof required of valid driver’s licence.

Key Responsibilities include: To ensure the development of visiting learners Ÿ Conduct community outreach programmes pertaining to astronomy Ÿ Develop programmes, learning support materials and promote the use of Iziko facilities to outside institutions, researchers, educators and learners Ÿ Assist with the school holiday programmes for children Ÿ Co-ordinate the distribution of monthly flyers, posters and brochures Ÿ Contribute to the development of educational content on the Iziko website and other relevant sites.

Competencies Required: Knowledge of astronomy and Indigenous Knowledge Systems (IKS) • Ability to promote the planetarium to schools during outreach excursions • Ability to research and produce educational resources Ÿ Knowledge of maths, science and technology Ÿ Ability to speak Afrikaans and Xhosa will be an advantage.

 

 


HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT


HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGER (REPORTING TO DIRECTOR HR)

Basic Salary Range: R359 604 – R486 552 per annum, plus benefits

Requirements: Degree majoring in HR Management or Higher Diploma in HR Management • At least five years’ HR experience with at least two at management level • Knowledge and experience in the management of payroll that is not outsourced or managed by another department • Experience in working on VIP Payroll and HR Information System or equivalent system • Superior knowledge of legislation, Regulations, Codes and best practice related to human resource and payroll management • Computer literate in MS Office Suite at intermediary level • Proof required of valid driver’s licence.

Key Responsibilities include: General management and development of staff responsible for HR functions related to: Remuneration & Benefits Ÿ Induction & Orientation Ÿ Recruitment & Selection Ÿ Job Evaluation Ÿ Employment Equity Ÿ Learning & Development Ÿ Performance Management Ÿ Employee Assistance Ÿ Termination Administration Ÿ Manage the development and implementation of compliant HR-related policies and procedures Ÿ Responsible for general management including leadership, people management, financial management as well as the development and monitoring of an annual budget for the HR Department, a salary budget and a learning & development programme and budget.

Competencies Required: Excellent leadership and management skills Ÿ Ability to manage and mitigate all HR and workplace-related risks Ÿ Forward thinking and planning skills that will ensure the effective and efficient delivery of HR-related work by due dates Ÿ Ability to keep abreast of HR-related legislation, regulations, codes and best practice to enable the effective monitoring of compliance Ÿ Effective verbal and written communication skills Ÿ Ability to give guidance to line management in terms of people management challenges and proposing interventions where appropriate.

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BASIC SALARY AND BENEFITS

The salaries quoted above do not include benefits.  Iziko benefits comprise generous contributions towards a designated retirement fund (compulsory), a designated medical aid (voluntary) and a housing subsidy (voluntary).  Other employment conditions such as working hours and leave entitlement are also generous.

 

APPLICATIONS

A letter of application including a detailed CV with at least two contactable referees and certified copies of identity document and certificates must be forwarded to the Executive Director Operations, PO Box 61, Cape Town 8000 or delivered to the HR Department at Iziko SA National Gallery Annex, St Johns Road, Cape Town by no later than Friday, 25 October 2019. Applications that are e-mailed or faxed will not be accepted.

 

Enquiries to be directed to the Executive Director Operations, Mrs Denise Crous, at 021 481 3944. Kindly note, Iziko will correspond only with short-listed candidates and will do so within two months from closing date.

 

Iziko is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to developing a diverse workforce. Preference will be given to candidates who promote representivity within Iziko in terms of the Employment Equity Act.

Iziko reserves the right not to fill the advertised positions.

 

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