Vacancy: Assistant Director- Department of Cultural Affairs and Sports

DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL AFFAIRS AND SPORT

APPLICATIONS : To apply submit your application online via www.westerncape.gov.za/jobs

CLOSING DATE : 26 June 2017 @ 16:00

NOTE : Only applications submitted online will be accepted. Shortlisted candidates will be required to submit copies of their documentation for verification purposes. These candidates will be required to attend interviews on a date and time as determined by the department and may also be required to undergo competency assessments/proficiency tests.

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POST 23/167 : ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: PUBLIC LIBRARY ENHANCEMENT REF NO: CAS 2017-24

SALARY : R 334 545 per annum (Salary level 9). Note on remuneration: Cost-to-employer (CTE) remuneration packages for certain occupation-specific dispensations (OSD), the middle-management service (MMS) and contract positions are inclusive of all costs related to service benefits or obligations including basic salary, 13th cheque, medical assistance, housing assistance, pension-fund contributions, etc. MMS remuneration packages are flexible and may be individually structured as prescribed. Where remuneration is not indicated as CTE, employees’ service benefits or obligations are funded or co-funded in terms of the applicable prescripts or collective agreements.

CENTRE : Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Western Cape

REQUIREMENTS : A B. Bibl/ B-degree/ Post-graduate Diploma in LIS or B-tech (LIS) degree; A minimum of 3 years’ general management and/ or library management experience (provincial or public); A valid driver’s licence and willingness to travel within the Province. RECOMMENDATIONS: Budget Management experience; Monitoring and evaluation experience; Project Management experience. COMPETENCIES: Knowledge of the following: Library and information services legislation and policies; general and Project Management; Information Technology; Human resources and related prescripts; Sound communication (written and verbal) skills in at least two of the official languages of the Western Cape; Excellent report writing skills; Ability to work within a team. Proven computer literacy in MS Office; Organisational and leadership skills.

DUTIES : Manage the Public Library Enhancement projects; Manage the Public Library Enhancement budget and expenditure; Manage, monitor and report on the Public Library Enhancement outputs; Facilitate the conclusion of MOA’s between municipalities and the department; Responsible for human resource management in the division; Manage the implementation of the Public Library Enhancement business plans; Involved in strategic planning of Municipal Support Services.

ENQUIRIES : Mr P Hugo at (021) 483 2441