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Museum Curator/Librarian

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Lorimak Recruitment
  • Post Date: December 8, 2020
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Job Overview


  • Acquire objects or collections of interest to the museum or gallery
  • Catalogue acquisitions and keep records
  • Carry out background research and write catalogues
  • Display objects or collections in a way that makes them accessible and engaging to the general public
  • Write materials and articles for the website
  • Write articles for internal and external publications
  • Plan, organise, interpret and present exhibitions and lectures
  • Have responsibility for collection documentation and management
  • Collaborate with other museum departments, such as education, fundraising, marketing and conservation
  • Write bids
  • Negotiate loan items, external loans and the accompanying funding
  • Handle enquiries from researchers and the public
  • Deal with and understand computer-generated imagery and website software as part of enhancing visitor interaction and experience
  • Plan, forecast and report on budgets
  • Manage staff recruitment, training, promotion and development
  • Deal with enquiries from clients and stakeholders
  • Liaise with voluntary groups, the community and industry (including schools, local history and other community groups), as well as grant agencies to secure sponsorship for events, publications and development projects
  • Liaise with management boards, governors, trustees and local council and political groups to secure the future of the museum
  • Network with other museum and art gallery professionals and outside agencies.


  • Bachelor of Arts Degree in History, History of Art,Museum Studies,Anthropology,Archeology or any other relevant discipline
  • A Masters degree will be an added advantage
  • Doctor of Philosophy will also be considered
  • Previous Experience of working as a Museum Curator or Gallery Curator or Librarian


  • An interest in and knowledge of a relevant subject area
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Communication skills, both written and oral
  • Information technology and web design skills
  • Motivation and creative flair
  • Influencing and negotiation skills
  • Organization, planning and administrative skills
  • Project management skills
  • Political awareness
  • Research skills
  • Teamwork skills and the ability to build and develop relationships
    A flexible approach to work.

To Apply

Send Updated CVs and Cover letters to melody@lorimak.co.zw and rutendo@lorimak.co.zw with MUSEUM CURATOR/LIBRARIAN as the subject of the email by Wednesday 9 December 2020.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Job Detail
  • Career LevelOther
  • QualificationDegree
  • Experience3-5 Years
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