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.
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We are seeking to appoint a motivated employee in the following position:
RESEARCH & EXHIBITIONS DEPARTMENT
CURATOR SOCIAL HISTORY (CULTURE AND IDENTITY)
Basic Salary Range: R379 380 – R513 312 per annum, plus benefits
Requirements: Masters degree in humanities or equivalent -At least five years’ experience working in a museum -Research and publication record -Cultural sensitivity and good communication (written and verbal) skills -Computer literacy in MS Office Suite -Proof of valid driver’s licence.
Key Responsibilities include: To primarily undertake research in culture and identity -Liaise with communities -Re-interpret Iziko’s ethnographic/anthropology collection -Identify works for acquisition and conservation -Align and manage acquisitions in terms of the Generally Recognised Accounting Practice (GRAP) 103 -Work with the Collections and Digitisation Department staff and contribute towards the digitisation of collection -Communicate specialist research findings to the public through publications, exhibitions, popular articles, website and public programmes -Engage with stakeholders -Participate in planning, implementation, budgeting and fundraising processes and submit relevant reports -Liaise with the Education and Advancement departments about the generation of content for marketing, audience development, education and public programmes -Contribute to risk management and alert Director Research and Exhibitions of any areas of potential risk that require mitigation -Mentor interns and volunteers.
Competencies Required: Ability to plan, manage and implement projects -Knowledge of financial management and fundraising -Ability to liaise and network with stakeholders -Ability to work in a team.
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.
A letter of application including a detailed CV with at least two contactable referees and certified copies of identity document and certificates must be e-mailed to the Director Human Resources clearly quoting the position in the subject line to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications received after the closing date of Friday, 30 October 2020 will not be considered. Enquiries to be directed to the Director Human Resources, Ms Lucinda Rudolph, at 021 481 3984. Kindly note, Iziko will correspond only with short-listed candidates and will do so within two months of the 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.