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Iziko Museums of South Africa are African museums of excellence that empower and inspire all people to celebrate and respect our diverse heritage
We are seeking to appoint a motivated employee in the following position:
COLLECTIONS & DIGITISATION DEPARTMENT
COLLECTIONS MANAGER MARINE BIOLOGY
Basic Salary Range:
R305 220 – R412 908 per annum, plus benefits
Requirements: B.Sc degree (majoring in Zoology or similar) • At least three years’ experience working in a museum as an Assistant Collections Manager or similar with a demonstrated track record of competence and success • Knowledge of professional standards in managing, developing and caring for marine biology collections • Advanced computer literacy and database ability • Proof of valid Code EB driver’s licence.
Key Responsibilities include:
To manage all aspects of the Marine Biology collections, including storage and retrieval systems, database entries, loans administration, conservation and documentation of new collection material • Management of all facets of a natural history collection including specimen preparation, accessioning of specimens, maintenance of collections, reorganisation of collections, conservation and loans, databasing/digitising of marine biology collections • Management of junior staff in the Marine Biology collections team • Participation in education and exhibition projects.
Ability to record information accurately • Ability to manage a team • Ability to work in a team and independently • Effective Communication Skills • Ability to interact with internal and external stakeholders’ • Knowledge of the procurement process • Maintain clean and organised environment/area.
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.