The University of Hong Kong
Apply now Ref.: 524617 Work type: Full-time Department: University Museum and Art Gallery (40200) Categories: Executive / Technical / Support Hong Kong
Administrative Assistant II (holding the functional title of Associate Curator) in the University Museum and Art Gallery (UMAG) (Ref.: 524617) (to commence as soon as possible, on a two-year fixed-term basis with contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 10% of basic salary)
Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Art History, Asian History/Studies, History, Anthropology or related fields, with an emphasis in Chinese history and culture, and at least 2 years' professional experience in museums. They should also have working knowledge of curatorial practices and, ideally, in writing museum publication; an excellent command of written and spoken English and Chinese; and ability to handle collection objects independently and exercise independent judgment.
Reporting to the Director, the appointee will be responsible for documentation, interpretation, and maintenance of the museum's permanent collection. He/She will oversee part of the museum's Chinese art collection; contribute to educational programming; ensure appropriate and accurate record- keeping procedures for the museum collections and operations; and act as a spokesperson for the museum with the media, at functions, conferences and meetings when appropriate. Information about UMAG can be obtained at https:// www. hkumag.hku.hk/. The University thanks applicants for their interest, but advises that only candidates shortlisted for interviews will be notified of the application result.
A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to an interview.
The University only accepts online application for the above post. Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V. Review of applications will commence as soon as possible and continue until February 21, 2024 , or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.
Advertised: Feb 5, 2024 (HK Time) Applications close: Feb 21, 2024 (HK Time)