West Kowloon Cultural District Authority

Associate Curator, Hong Kong Visual Culture (Ref:19123)

Hong Kong Island (Cyberport Office)

Working closely with Curator, Hong Kong Visual Culture, you will be responsible for:

  • contributing to the development of the museum’s curatorial strategies and programmes in relation to Hong Kong Visual Culture;
  • contributing to the development of the museum’s collections of Hong Kong Visual Culture through researching on existing collections, and proposing new acquisitions; maintaining accurate records of objects in the museum collections;
  • researching, planning and executing exhibitions and other public programmes with a focus on Hong Kong Visual Culture, and working with other curatorial teams when required;
  • organising and planning meetings in relation to curatorial planning and strategic development with other curatorial teams including design and architecture, visual art, moving image, and the learning and interpretation team;
  • collaborating with collection and exhibition teams, as well as museum operations teams when required; and
  • contributing to the overall development of the future M+ Museum, including exhibitions, publications and other public programmes.

You should:

  • possess a recognised university degree in Art History, Cultural Studies or equivalent;
  • have 6-9 years of experience in researching, planning and/or implementing exhibitions and other public programmes;
  • have strong research skills and the ability to communicate ideas to a wide range of audiences;
  • have demonstrable knowledge of 20th and 21st century Hong Kong Visual Culture, preferably within a global or regional perspective;
  • have a collaborative mindset, and ability to work in a fast-moving dynamic environment; and
  • be proficient in Cantonese, written and spoken English and Chinese, and preferably Putonghua.

For interested parties, please submit your application with detailed CV on or before 15 December 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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