Offered Salary R39 055.92 pm (basic salary excluding benefits)
Centre Community Development
Thato Sepuru Tel No: (011) 407 7198
Where to submit application
All applications will be through the website using this link: Community Development - Manager: Culture Development https://share.hsforms.com/1lEJa4G6SQxeP_0RhSYkVqw469tl Or visit www.joburg.org.za and click on Vacancies.
This is an employment equity targeted position and preference will be given to African/White Males and Females including people with disabilities
Appointment Requirements: ? Grade 12, a Tertiary qualification in heritage field and minimum 5 years conservation practice in a museum environment (NQF level 7); ? Management experience, at least middle management level; ? At least 5 years working experience as a conservation officer in an arts or heritage environment. Primary Function: Manage the conservation unit of the Johannesburg Art Gallery to ensure international museum accredited standards in terms of preservation and conservation are met, including all administrative duties associated with managing a team of conservators. To ensure that all objects in the collection are protected from risk and deterioration, which might arise from adverse climate condition or poor storage conditions. To protect the citys assets from depreciation in value and to contribute to the preservation and promotion of Southern Africas rich cultural heritage. Key Performance Areas: Develop and implement plans, policies and procedures for conservation of museum collections. Develop and maintain a dynamic collections policy, with input from all the curators and the Chief Curator, ensuring it is aligned with the museum vision, and to review it annually. Evaluate, prioritise and coordinate the conservation. Study objects. Organize systematic inspection of the museums collection. Develop strategies to ensure the safety and security of items in the collection. Conduct research into the material and technological (techniques) nature of collections. Oversee provision of storage facilities to museum standards. Ensure that the conservators undertake conservation and restoration procedures to correct damage or prevent deterioration. Advise on the cleaning of objects, such as paper, textiles, paintings, wood, leather, glass, ceramics and furniture. Oversee loan requests, both in and both, and internal requests to use items. Estimate costs of restoration work. Provide input for the museums annual capital expenditure budget. Provide input for the museums annual operating expenditure budgets. Manage the Ops Managers: Collections, Ops Manager: Conservation, 4 Curators of the various collections and the Registrar. Leading Competencies: Conserve different materials. Museum standards and practice. Museum Collection. Culture and heritage. Copyright. Public record. Core Competencies: Written and verbal skills. Good communication skills. Computer Skills.
The Application deadline closed.