June 6, 2011 - Asia Art Archive - Seeks Head of Research+ and AAA Programmes
June 6, 2011

Seeks Head of Research+ and AAA Programmes

Asia Art Archive Seeks
Head of Research+ and
AAA Programmes

Asia Art Archive
11/F Hollywood Centre
233 Hollywood Road
Sheung Wan, Hong Kong
info [​at​] aaa.org.hk

www.aaa.org.hk

Asia Art Archive is a non-profit organisation dedicated to documenting the recent history of contemporary Asian art within an international context. As a proactive platform for instigating critical thinking and dialogue and bringing people together, AAA presents diverse public and educational programmes for a wide range of audiences. AAA is now seeking a senior level Head of Research+ and AAA Programmes to develop and oversee research strategies for AAA’s collection and oversee the coordination of the organisation’s programmes.

The Head of Research + and AAA Programmes will perform a wide range of duties including the following:

• Developing research strategies for AAA’s collection (a research-driven collection)
• Working closely with the Library Department on collection development
• Building and leading the Research+ Department
• Overseeing AAA’s regional researchers
• Planning ongoing, annual, and one-time programmes
• Working closely with the Executive Director and AAA team to articulate project proposals and budgets
• Developing new initiatives to support AAA’s mission
• Assisting with funding proposals and reports for funders
• Managing programme and departmental budgets
• Developing programme-related materials
• Managing communication with collaborating organisations
• Supervising programme staff

The ideal candidate will:

Build Relationships: Develop networks with peer organisations on an international level and act as an ambassador for AAA in the public eye.
Communicate Effectively: Speak, listen, and write in a clear, thorough, and timely manner.
Be Creative/Innovative: Develop new research strategies and programmes around the collection and AAA’s mission, and improve existing ones.
Be Proactive: Anticipate and respond to the needs of internal and external colleagues to meet or exceed their expectations.
Foster Teamwork: Work cooperatively and effectively with others to set goals, resolve problems diplomatically, and make decisions that enhance organisational effectiveness.
Be Flexible: Have a positive attitude and a willingness to put in extra time after office hours.
Make Decisions: Assess situations to determine importance and make clear, timely decisions.
Be Organised: Set priorities, implement action plans, develop a work schedule, and track activities.

The ideal candidate will possess the following Professional Qualifications:

• An M.A. or Ph.D. degree in a related field
• 8-10 years experience in the field
• Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and database management
• Bilingual English/Chinese or other Asian languages

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume with salary requirements, as well as a list of three professional references to work@aaa.org.hk
Closing date for applications: 4 July 2011
Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

About AAA:

Asia Art Archive is a non-profit organisation dedicated to documenting the recent history of contemporary Asian art. Founded a decade ago, AAA has grown from a single bookshelf to more than 32,000 items. It is now the most comprehensive collection of research materials in the field – including books and catalogues, audiovisual material, rare periodicals, and individual personal archives—and it continues to grow through a systematic programme of research and information gathering. The collection is accessible free of charge from AAA’s physical space and searchable from anywhere in the world via its online catalogue (www.aaa.org.hk). AAA has presented over 150 different projects and programmes to include talks, workshops, symposia, residencies and community outreach.

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