Nomination of Candidates to serve on the Council of Declared Cultural Institutions

In terms of the Cultural Institutions Act, 1998 (Act 119 of 1998), members of the heritage fraternity and the general public are hereby invited to nominate persons to serve as members on the Councils of the following Declared Cultural Institutions:

  • KwaZulu-Natal Museum
  • National Museum (Bloemfontein)
  • Freedom Park

When nominations are submitted, it should be borne in mind that the nominee requires a broad understanding of and experience in the field of heritage, broad managerial and financial expertise, legal knowledge, and knowledge of marketing and liaison, fundraising, education and cultural/social research, as well as willingness to render community service. The remuneration of the appointed nominees is in line with the remuneration scheme of the National Treasury guidelines.

Anyone wishing to nominate persons to serve as members on the Councils of the Institutions concerned should submit the following: • A letter containing full names and all contact details of the nominee. The letter must also provide reasons for nomination and explain suitability for appointment • A recently updated Curriculum Vitae of the nominee, including three (3) contactable references • A statement/letter signed by the nominee, in which he or she agrees to the nomination.

Separate nominations must be submitted for each of the Institutions.

No nomination will be considered unless all of the above are included. Correspondence will only be entered into with short-listed candidates.

Nominations are to reach the Director-General of the Department of Arts and Culture by 1 June 2015, via post to Private Bag X897, Pretoria 0001, for attention: Ms Nthabiseng Apies.

E-mail nominations are to be submitted as follows:

KwaZulu-Natal Museum: sibusisot@dac.gov.za

National Museum: lindekam@dac.gov.za

Freedom Park: phillipp@dac.gov.za

Enquiries contact person: Ms Nthabiseng Apies, tel. (012) 441-3204

Nomination of Candidates to serve on the Council of Declared Cultural Institutions [PDF]

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