Collections Management Practitioner – 2 Vacancies

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25 Aug, 2014

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Management Jobs in South Africa

REF NO: DAC17/14
Directorate: Museum Services
SALARY : R227802 – R268 338 per annum [Salary Level 8]
CENTRE : Pietermaritzburg, Head Office


REQUIREMENTS : An appropriate three [3] year tertiary qualification in Heritage Studies, coupled
with a minimum of two [2] years relevant experience, Knowledge of the legislative
framework governing museums, Good understanding of Public Service
legislative framework applicable to government, including systems and
procedures, Knowledge of the Restoration and Conservation Act, Excellent
communication and writing skills, Planning and organizational abilities, Ability to
work independently, yet function optimally as part of a dynamic team, Good office
administration, planning and organizational skills, Critical analysis and research,
analytical, project management and planning skills, Policy Development Skills,
Computer Literacy (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc), Valid code 8/EB drivers license.

DUTIES : Curate the Provincial museum collection, Manage the inter-loan collection
management system, Provide training on collection management, Conduct field
research on each object for collection, Provide professional support to affiliated
ENQUIRIES : Ms MDJ Khumalo: tel. [033] 341 9900


APPLICATIONS : The Senior Manager: Human Resources Management and Development:
Department of Arts and Culture, Private Bag X 9140, Pietermaritzburg, 3200 or
Physical address: 171 Boshoff Street, Pietermaritzburg, 3200
CLOSING DATE : 29 August 2014
NOTE : Applications must be submitted on the prescribed form Z83 (obtainable from any
Public Service Department office), which must be originally signed and dated by
the applicant and which must be accompanied by a detailed comprehensive CV
and certified copies of original educational qualification certificates (not copies of
certified copies), driver’s license (where it is required) and certified copy of ID
document. Failure to comply with the above instructions will result in applications
being disqualified. Applicants applying for more than one post must submit a
separate form Z83 (as well as the documentation mentioned above) in respect of
each post being applied for. Under no circumstances will photostat copies or
faxed copies of application documents be accepted. Applicants, who do not
receive confirmation or feedback within two (2) months from the closing date,
must accept that their applications were unsuccessful. Due to the large volume of
applications to be processed, receipt of applications will not be acknowledged.
Applicants must also quote the relevant reference number and the name of the
publication in which they saw the advertisement. Applicants, who do not comply
with the instructions indicated above, will be disqualified. Applications received
after the closing date will be disqualified. Candidates should not send their
applications through registered mail as the Department will not take the
responsibility for non-collection of these applications.

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