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Join the Robben Island Museum Team as a Research Administrator Assistant

Robben Island Museum is inviting interested and suitably qualified candidates to apply for the position of Research Administrator Assistant. This is an excellent opportunity to contribute to the Heritage & Research Department of one of South Africa’s most iconic heritage sites.

Position Details

  • Position: Research Administrator Assistant X1
  • Salary: R7,332.63 per month
  • Duration: 12 months fixed-term contract
  • Location: Robben Island Museum, Cape Town

Job Responsibilities

  • Data Collection: Conceptualize and plan the data collection process for women Ex-Political Prisoners.
  • Database Construction: Develop a shareable database framework to store collected data.
  • Appointment Scheduling: Arrange appointments for research of datasets and other resources.
  • Documentation: Document the entire research process meticulously.

Minimum Requirements

  • Education: Unemployed graduate or prior work experience in Library Science, Computer Science, or Information Systems.
  • Communication Skills: Excellent telephone manner and strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Language Proficiency: Proficiency in English and at least one other official language spoken in South Africa.
  • Driver’s License: Valid Code 8 driver’s license.
  • Travel: Ability to travel away for 4 weeks at a time.

Application Process

To apply for this exciting opportunity, please forward a cover letter explaining why you are an ideal candidate, along with a detailed CV, a certified copy of your ID, and contactable referees to Use the subject line “RESEARCH ADMINISTRATOR ASSISTANT 06/2024”.

Closing Date: 15 July 2024

Additional Information

Robben Island Museum is committed to Employment Equity and Affirmative Action. The Museum reserves the right not to make an appointment if suitable candidates are not found.

If you do not hear from us within 30 days of the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.

Join us in preserving and promoting South Africa’s rich heritage. We look forward to receiving your application!

Join the Robben Island Museum Team as a Research Administrator Assistant

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