Full Time Opportunities
Introduction

We are keen on talents and we take pride in discovering the right people and helping them unleash their full potential. By fostering a harmonious and vibrant workplace, motivating staff and developing their careers, we aim to build a unique team that will bring the Tai Kwun vision to life.

Applicants are welcome to send their career enquires to recruit@taikwun.hk (Human Resource Department of Tai Kwun).

Head of Heritage

Heritage Department

Reporting to the Director of JCCPS, you will

  • Lead the Heritage department to create, develop and execute on a compelling long term curatorial vision and strategy that ensures the delivery of high quality heritage programmes and operations all year round. Such programmes may include but are not limited to exhibitions, educational workshops and programmes, heritage tours, publications management, online and offsite engagement strategies that further the objective of greater public engagement and interest in the heritage, history and culture of Tai Kwun
  • Develop, present and execute annual programming plan and budget based on the overall curatorial vision and strategy
  • Explore and use innovative mediums and formats that enhances overall heritage storytelling and education experiences to achieve greater sustained visitor and community engagement; harness the latest developments in exhibition technology to ensure that Tai Kwun’s offerings are contemporary and meet audience expectations
  • Balance a deep commitment to community engagement with an ambition to create heritage experiences of international significance
  • Work closely with external vendors, cultural bodies, researchers, collaborators, writers and other relevant organizations to collaborate on programmes that anchor the curatorial vision
  • Develop focused research plans and methodologies to address key heritage themes of Tai Kwun
  • Develop a sustainable artefact and collections maintenance strategy that would allow the historical assets – including the buildings, objects and artefacts to be conserved, archived and researched in a rigorous manner
  • Work and collaborate closely with colleagues in other programmes - the Contemporary Art and Performing Arts to develop a holistic suite of programmes that harmonizes the polyphonic programme offerings of Tai Kwun as a singular destination
  • Plan and execute on a long term and annual budget for the Heritage Department to optimize the use of financial and human resources available

You should have/be/ :

  • PhD/Master Degree in Curatorial Studies, Museum Studies, Art History, Conservation Management and other related Disciplines
  • More than 10 years of relevant experience in a curatorial capacity and more than 3 years in a similar leadership position in an art and cultural organization
  • Speak in an engaging and persuasive manner about heritage programmes and articulate the propositions and strategies to varied constituencies including various committees, boards, donors, funders, media, civic officials, collaborators and a diverse public
  • Consummate verbal communicator in English, Cantonese, Putonghua.  Expert writing skills in art and heritage subject matter in English and Chinese
  • Possess keen knowledge of latest museum standards, best practices, and trends
  • An inspirational department leader that will motivate employees, collaborators and be part of senior leadership within the management team of Tai Kwun to deliver organizational goals
  • A good team player with a collaborative and open-minded attitude to new ideas and new challenges and be able to translate ideas into quality deliverables on budget and on time
  • Strong multi-tasker with solid planning, financial and organization skills that are crucial for successful multi-tasking of various projects as well as overall timeline and budget management.

Assistant Heritage Officer (Operation)

Heritage Department

You will:

  • Assist in managing the operation and events related to permanent and seasonal heritage exhibitions
  • Support in docent operations – including recruitment, rostering, preparation of training materials, training and performance monitoring
  • Assist in departmental research in the planning of heritage exhibition/programme
  • Provide departmental administrative and coordination support in organizing heritage inventories including the in-house heritage library, artefacts and equipment, etc.
  • Lead and organize Tai Kwun Guided Tours in both Cantonese and English (and preferably Mandarin)
  • Work closely with other teams to ensure a positive visitor experience can be delivered

You should have/be:

  • Degree in Art History/History, Cultural Management, Journalism, Conservation, Tourism, Media studies, or other related disciplines 
  • At least 1 year of work and/or voluntary experience in art and heritage related programmes
  • Excellent Communication Skills in Chinese and English with the ability to conduct public speaking in Chinese and English confidently
  • Flexible to deal with different people with diversified backgrounds and cultures.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint). Knowledge in Photoshop or Illustrator is an advantage
  • Passion in culture and heritage
  • Required to work at irregular hours, or on Saturdays, Sundays or public holidays

Technician (Electrical & Electronic)

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Technical Supervisor

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Technician

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