West Kowloon Cultural District Authority

Curatorial Assistant, Learning and Interpretation (Ref:19122K)

31/12/2019
Hong Kong Island (Cyberport Office)




The role will be responsible for providing support to the team in learning and engagement programmes with a focus on diversity and inclusivity, as well as other learning programmes as assigned.

 

You will be responsible for:

  • assisting in project implementation and coordination of learning programmes and preparation of resources that are inclusive for a wide range of visitors with a focus on visual culture;
  • supporting the development of learning and interpretative access programmes;
  • assisting in conducting research in fields such as learning and teaching pedagogy, interpretation strategy, with an aim to offer a range of learning tools that allows for an expanded participation and engagement for visitors with specific needs;
  • assisting in building relationships and partnerships with people with specific needs, rehabilitation organisations, cultural organisations, individual collaborators and other museum audiences;
  • proofreading and editing text information of access tools such as audio description scripts, accessible captions and accessible text documents; and
  • providing administrative and logistic support to events and activities of Learning and Interpretation team.

You should:

  • possess a recognised university degree, preferably in Culture Study, Cultural Management, Disability Studies, Art Education, Museum Studies or equivalent;
  • have at least 2 years of work experience in assisting implementation of learning and interpretation programmes, preferably in an arts and cultural organisation; experience in working with people with specific needs is considered as an advantage;
  • demonstrate the ability to take a proactive approach to the principles of equality, accessibility and diversity;
  • be highly organised, detail-oriented, self-motivated and able to work independently and cooperatively with others in a fast-paced environment;
  • have good knowledge and skills to write and edit text information of access tools;
  • have strong project coordination skills, research skills, problem-solving skills as well as administrative skills; and
  • have good written and oral communication skills in English and Chinese. Knowledge of Hong Kong Sign Language is considered as an advantage.



For interested parties, please submit your application with detailed CV on or before 29 September 2019. Applicants are encouraged to submit their applications as soon as possible.  The review of applications will continue until the post is filled.

Data collected will only be used for job application processing. Your data may be accessed by our appointed recruitment consultants who have agreed to keep confidence of all personal data in not less than the standards applicable to us.

Applicants not being invited for interview within 4 weeks from the submission date may assume their applications unsuccessful.

All related information will be kept up to 24 months and all personal data will be destroyed afterwards.

For more information

http://www.westkowloon.hk or contact

Ms. Amanda Tai at 2200-0116



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