Basic Salary Range: R359 604 – R486 552 per annum, plus benefits
- 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
- At least five years’ experience working in an art museum or gallery
- Proven record of research excellence and publication
- 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 Identify works for acquisition and conservation
- Communicate specialist research findings to the public through publications, exhibitions, popular articles, website and public programmes
- 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
- Participate in strategic planning, budgeting and fundraising
- Submit monthly, quarterly and annual reports
- Manage the procurement processes linked to the implementation of exhibitions
- Liaise with the Education department about the generation of content for the education and public programmes
- Liaise with Advancement Department about the generation of content for marketing and audience development
- Knowledge of exhibition and graphic design
- Liaise with the National Research Foundation (NRF) and other bodies that fund research programmes
- Contribute to risk management and alert Director research and Exhibitions of any areas of potential risk that require mitigation
- Mentor interns and volunteers.
- Ability to plan and implement projects
- Knowledge of financial management and fundraising
- Ability to network with the art community
- Museological knowledge.