Responsible for the development and coordination of the collection database and related museum documentation, digitization and record-keeping in order to make the collection accessible to stakeholders. Reports to the Curator of the Post Office Museum.
- Responsible for preventative conservation and environmental control of objects.
- Assist with the development, coordination and population of the museum object database.
- Assist with making the collection and information accessible to stakeholders.
- Receives, inspects, accessions, documents, digitize, labels and catalogues objects acquired for collections and/or exhibitions.
- Assist in developing and implementing policies and procedures with regard to the collection and the museum.
- Assist with the development and coordination of an Integrated Pest Management Plan.
- Supervise the house-keeping, organising and supervision of storage areas and housing of objects.
- Compile monthly reports and as and when specific reports are required.
- Give inputs when planning, designing and preparing displays and/or events for the museum.
- Contribute information and articles to be published.
- Keep up to date with museum trends and information.
- Facilitates care and security of collections of art and artefacts on site; coordinates with Curator regarding the conditions necessary to store objects in a seismically safe, temperate place; and controls art storage area.
- Bachelor of Arts or Information Science degree (NQF 7)
- Museum qualification will be an advantage
- Three to five years’ experience in museum preservation and record-keeping.
- Code EB Driving Licence
Skills and Attributes
- Communication skills (read, write, speak)
- Presentation skills
- Research/analytical skills
- Interpersonal skills (groups, individuals)
- Computer literate
- Meticulous, creative, innovative
- Problem solving skills
- Persuasiveness, decision making
- Planning, organising, co-ordinating skills
- Strong sense of responsibility
- Ability to liaise with stakeholders
- Ability to lift and move objects
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Closing Date: 08 August 2018
Position Number: 60058650
Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. If you do not hear from the South African Post Office within 3 months of this advertisement, please accept that your application has been unsuccessful. The South African Post Office Limited reserves the right not to fill this position or to re-advertise the positions at any time.