Vacancy: Assistant Director- Department of Arts and Culture

PROVINCIAL ADMINISTRATION: KWAZULU-NATAL

DEPARTMENT OF ARTS AND CULTURE

APPLICATIONS : Applications quoting the relevant reference should be forwarded as follows: The Director: Human Resources Management and Development: Department of Arts and Culture, Private Bag X 9140, Pietermaritzburg, 3200 or Physical address: 171 Boshoff Street, Pietermaritzburg, 3200.

FOR ATTENTION : Mrs NIS Mbhele

CLOSING DATE : 02 February 2018

NOTE : Applications must be submitted on the prescribed form Z83 (obtainable from any Public Service Department office), which must be originally signed and dated by the applicant and which must be accompanied by a detailed comprehensive CV and certified copies of original educational qualification certificates (not copies of certified copies), driver’s license (where it is required) and certified copy of ID document. Failure to comply with the above instructions will result in applications being disqualified. Applicants applying for more than one post must submit a separate form Z83 (as well as the documentation mentioned above) in respect of each post being applied for. Under no circumstances will photostat copies or faxed copies of application documents be accepted. Applicants, who do not receive confirmation or feedback within two (2) months from the closing date, must accept that their applications were unsuccessful. Due to the large volume of applications to be processed, receipt of applications will not be acknowledged. Applicants must also quote the relevant reference number and the name of the publication in which they saw the advertisement. Applicants, who do not comply with the instructions indicated above, will be disqualified. Applications received after the closing date will be disqualified. Candidates should not send their applications through registered mail as the Department will not take the responsibility for non-collection of these applications. It is our intention to promote representativity in the Department through the filling of these posts. The candidature of applicants from designated groups, especially in respect of people with disabilities, will receive preference. It must further be noted that all recommended candidates will be subjected to suitability checks prior to being appointed. The candidate/s shortlisted for SMS position/s will be subjected to mandatory technical exercise before the interview process and thereafter, if successful, will undergo competency assessment as per DPSA directives.

POST 02/61 : ASSISTANT DIRECTOR – RECORDS MANAGEMENT: ARCHIVES SERVICES REF NO: DAC 21/18

SALARY : R334 545.00 per annum (Salary level 09)

CENTRE : Western Regional Office, Ladysmith

REQUIREMENT: An appropriate three (3) year relevant tertiary qualification, coupled with a minimum of three – five (3-5) years relevant experience. Knowledge of all relevant Archival prescripts. Good communication skills (written and verbal). Good interpersonal relations skills. Knowledge of legislation related to the Department and to the post. Knowledge of project management, planning and organizational skills. Willingness to travel and work outside normal work hours. Critical analysis and research skills. Presentation and facilitation skills. Computer Literacy (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc). Valid code 8/EB driver’s license.

DUTIES : Monitor the development and implementation of records classification system and records management appraisal for approval. Monitor compliance to proper records management practices in governmental bodies and manage training. Provide professional support/advice to stakeholders and ensure promotion of archival services. Facilitate the development of records management procedure manuals and provide inputs to policies. Ensure preservation of non- public and public records. Manage all resources allocated within the Component. Supervise, develop and manage employees’ performance in accordance with the Employee Performance Management and Development System (EPMDS).

ENQUIRIES : Dr NF Biyela: Tel. [036] 637 7978.

 

POST 02/65 : ASSISTANT DIRECTOR – CENTRAL REFERENCE SERVICES REF NO DAC 25/18

SALARY : R334 545.00 per annum (salary level 09)

CENTRE : Head office, Pietermaritzburg

REQUIREMENT : An appropriate three [3] year relevant tertiary qualification in Library and Information services, coupled with a minimum of three – five [3-5] years relevant experience in library environment. Knowledge of Brocade circulation system. Knowledge of library services policies and procedures. Knowledge of awareness of current publications and release. Advanced literacy skills. Knowledge of project management, planning and organizational skills. Computer Literacy (MS Word Excel, PowerPoint, etc). Valid code 8/EB driver’s license.

DUTIES : Coordinate the provision of centralized reference service. Manage the provision of a centralized special and subject information request services. Manage collection development and maintenance of Central Reference Section. Manage the provision of an on-going information service professional support to libraries, directorate and depots. Manage all resources allocated within the Sub- Component. Supervise, develop and manage employees’ performance in accordance with the Employee Performance Management and Development System (EPMDS).

ENQUIRIES : Mr M Zuma [033] 341 3000