Parent Sector : Culture Sector (CLT)
Duty Station: Cairo
Job Family: Culture
Type of contract : Non Staff
Duration of contract : From 1 to 6 months
Recruitment open to : Internal and external candidates
Application Deadline (Midnight Paris Time) : 25-AUG-2021
UNESCO Core Values: Commitment to the Organization, Integrity, Respect for Diversity, Professionalism
UNESCO Regional Bureau for Sciences in the Arab States (UNESCO Cairo Office) through its Culture Unit has been managing the Museum of Islamic Art Damaged Exhibition (MIA project) in cooperation with the Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities (MoTA) funded under UNESCO/Italian Funds-in-Trust. The project aims to assist the Museum of Islamic Art (MIA) in developing as a centre for excellence in the conservation of Islamic arts and heritage and support the capacity building of the four participating museums, i.e. MIA, National Museum of Egyptian Civilisation (NMEC), Gayer and Anderson Museum and Manial Palace, for museum management and conservation.
The project supports the conservation/restoration of approximately 60 Islamic objects at the participating four museums. The conserved/restored works of art will be put on display at an exhibition on Islamic Heritage in Museums in Egypt: MIA project.
Under the overall authority of the Director of UNESCO Regional Bureau for Sciences in the Arab States in Cairo and the supervision of the Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities (MoTA) Museums Sector, and the direct supervision of the Programme Specialists for Culture, the individual consultant will copyedit the labels for the conserved/restored Islamic objects (approximately 60 objects) and manuscripts for a brochure (approximately 30 pages) on an exhibition on Islamic Heritage in Museums in Egypt: MIA project in English.
In this regard, the consultant shall,
1. Copy-edit the labels of the conserved/restored works (approximately 60 Islamic objects) and the manuscript in English for exhibition brochure prepared by the Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities (MoTA) Museums Sector from a substantive viewpoint by verifying the following;
Provisionally 3 months (15 September – 15 November 2021)
|1||Draft copy-edited labels and brochure manuscripts in English||30 September 2021|
|2||Final copy-edited labels and brochure manuscripts in English||15 October 2021|
Please note that all candidates must complete an on-line application and provide complete and accurate information. To apply, please visit the UNESCO careers website. No modifications can be made to the application submitted.
The evaluation of candidates is based on the criteria in the vacancy notice, and may include tests and/or assessments, as well as a competency-based interview.
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Please note that only selected candidates will be further contacted and candidates in the final selection step will be subject to reference checks based on the information provided.
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UNESCO is committed to achieve and sustain gender parity among its staff members in all categories and at all grades. Furthermore, UNESCO is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities, as well as nationals from non-and under-represented Member States (last update here) are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the highest level of confidentiality. Worldwide mobility is required for staff members appointed to international posts.
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