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The Afrikaanse Taalmuseum en -monument (ATM) invites suitable candidates to apply for the position of Curator.

Appointment date: 1 September 2016 (or as soon as possible).

Minimum requirements:

  • Tertiary qualification in human sciences, museum or heritage studies
  • Seven years’ experience in a relevant field
  • Knowledge and experience of museological management of collections
  • Experience of subject and object research
  • Experience in the heritage field will be a recommendation
  • Fluent in Afrikaans and English


  • Operations management of the Taalmuseum
  • Implementation of measures, regulations and legislation
  • Museological care of the collection
  • Management of public areas and upgrading of exhibitions
  • Research for exhibitions, educational programmes and other mediums
  • Human resources and budget management
  • Quality control of programmes, operations and strategies


Closing date: 15 July 2016
Candidates who applied in May 2016 do not have to apply again.
Applications must be sent to:  The Director, ATM, PO Box 498, Paarl 7620

Enquiries: Michael Jonas at tel 021 872 3441.
If no feedback is received after one month, application was unsuccessful.