Join the UJ Arts & Culture Team – Exciting Job Opportunities!

UJ Arts & Culture, a division within the Faculty of Art, Design, and Architecture (FADA), is actively seeking two highly skilled individuals to enhance our vibrant and dedicated team. We invite young professionals to consider this exceptional career opportunity within our organisation.

We are offering the following job opportunities:

  1. Arts Admin Assistant – Three Month Contract

We are seeking an Arts Assistant to provide crucial support for the administration, coordination, and communication of our division’s operations and the UJ Arts Academy. This 3-month position starts in January 2024 and extends through March 2024.

Responsibilities include:

– Maintaining the operations cluster project/programme schedule

– Assisting in the running of the operations cluster monthly meetings

– Developing and maintaining a program management system

– Proposing improvements to administrative processes

– Preparing reports as required

– Assisting with research for projects, preparation of briefs, and data management

– Administrative functions and relations with UJAC staff

– Assisting with program and project planning and implementation


– Relevant qualification

– Minimum 1-year relevant administration and coordination experience


  1. Programmes and Events Assistant – 11-Month Contract

We are looking for a Programmes and Events Assistant to join our team for an 11-month period starting in January 2024 and ending in November 2024. This role reports to the division’s Client Liaison and is based at the UJ Arts Centre on the University’s Kingsway Campus in Auckland Park.

Responsibilities include:

– Administrative and coordination support for the division’s Cathsseta-funded internship program

– Administrative and coordination support for events hosted by the division


– Relevant qualification

– Minimum 1-year relevant administration and coordination experience


Don’t miss this opportunity to be a part of the UJ Arts & Culture team. Application Deadline for both positions at 17:00 on 31 October 2023.

Late applications will not be considered.

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About UJ Arts & Culture

UJ Arts & Culture, a division of the Faculty of Art, Design & Architecture (FADA), produces and presents world-class student and professional arts programmes aligned to the UJ vision of an international university of choice, anchored in Africa, dynamically shaping the future. A robust range of arts platforms are offered on all four UJ campuses for students, staff, alumni and the general public to experience and engage with emerging and established Pan-African and international artists drawn from the full spectrum of the arts.

In addition to UJ Arts & Culture, FADA ( offers programmes in eight creative disciplines, in Art, Design and Architecture, as well as playing home to the NRF SARChI Chair in South African Art & Visual Culture, and the Visual Identities in Art & Design Research Centre. The faculty has a strong focus on sustainability and relevance, and engages actively with the dynamism, creativity and diversity of Johannesburg in imagining new approaches to art and design education.