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State Bank of Pakistan (SBP), the Central Bank, regulates the monetary and credit system of country and fosters its growth in the best national interest with a view to securing monetary stability and optimum utilization of the country’s productive resources. Consistent strengthening of its regulatory and supervisory regime is reflected in the performance and resilience of the banking sector in the face of recent challenging macro financial environment.

SBP is looking for high caliber and dynamic professionals for the following (CONTRACTUAL) positions in Museum Art Gallery and Archives Department, based at Karachi.


Assistant Curator (Art Gallery)

The responsibilities of incumbent will include but not limited to perform the following tasks.
Archival matting, hanging, & framing of works on paper, providing backing on paintings, mounting hardware & some minor conservation work.
Assist in the management of physical storage and daily maintenance of the collections and exhibitions, including movement of objects in the collection and monitoring up keep of exhibitions.
Assist with object record keeping and information retrieval using the museum system database (TMS).
Assist in monitoring exhibits’ budget, prepare purchase orders, and perform general administrative tasks.
In consultation with Curator/Antiquity Registrar/Director prepare loans for travel and exhibition, including soft packing and crating.
Produce scale models and working drawings for installations as required.
In consultation with Curator/Director determine appropriate fabrication materials, mounts, security, lights levels and climate conditions for each exhibit.
Assist in the preparation of galleries for exhibitions, including spackling, painting, & minor construction.
Install and maintain Audio/Visual equipment and components for exhibition.
Fabricate necessary object mounts, furniture, and pedestals for exhibition.
Assist in the production of label copy, and graphics for exhibitions.
Order fabrication material and monitor their supply.
Assist in hiring, scheduling, and managing freelance installers and interns.
Work closely with couriers during unpacking and installation and de installation and packing of loaned objects.
On occasion act as a courier.
Work with Curator/Director to plan future acquisitions and loans to the collection. Cultivates collaboration/networking with regional resources that have objects and materials available to loan or donate to the museums’ exhibitions.
Updates displays and interpretive materials and plans for renovation or upgrade of gallery interiors, equipment, and furniture, as needed.
Assist in managing all aspects of the changing exhibition schedule to ensure downtime between exhibits is managed to avoid a negative impact on the visitor and educational experience.
Assist  in administering contracts, schedules and budgets.
Supervise or plan and design of art gallery exhibits in cooperation with Curator/Director/Museum Community, incorporating Museum collections as much as possible.

 Eligibility Criteria:


Masters/equivalent 16 years of degree in Art History, History, Museum Studies, Cultural Studies or any related studies.


Maximum 35 Years (Flexible in case the candidate possess exceptional qualification and experience).


01 years of practical experience in the operations of museum, including exhibition organization, implementation, and preparation of exhibition related publications. Must have excellent experience in research and writing skills, strong project and time management skills, and experience in public speaking.

Candidate must possess a thorough knowledge of South Asian Art and one research article published in a reputable Research Journal is preferable


Archive Conservationist

The responsibilities of incumbent will include but not limited to perform the following tasks.
Examine, analyze, document and treatment of record.
Carry out condition examination of works to be treated.
Assist in the management and maintenance of the laboratory including the preparation of chemical reagents and solutions.
Demonstrate excellence in performing complex conservation treatments.
Working knowledge of chemical and material sciences.
Use digital cameras and electronic resources in documenting treatment.
Knowledge of preservation standards for archival matting and housing, for environmental conditions.
Devise conservation strategies based on knowledge of materials, chemical processes, and aesthetic and ethical considerations.
Work effectively and constructively both independently and as part of a team, be attentive and engaged with laboratory activities.

 Eligibility Criteria:


Masters or Bachelors degree (16 years) in Chemistry or equivalent from HEC recognized institutions or from a reputable foreign University.

Age: Maximum 31 years. Relax-able in case of additional working experience.

3 years post qualification relevant experience.

 Application Procedure

Interested candidates, meeting the above mentioned eligibility criteria may send detailed CVs addressed to Joint Director, Resource Management, HRD, State Bank of Pakistan, 10th Floor, SBP Main Building, I.I. Chundrigar Road, Karachi, enclosing therewith their CVs, and most recent photograph. Last date of application submission is May 01, 2020. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Applications with incomplete CVs, especially which are devoid of Photograph, Date of Birth, experience/qualification dates or any other important information will not be shortlisted. Selection process may also include written test.

SBP is an equal opportunity Employer and female candidates are encouraged to apply.

Misinformation and any attempt to influence the selection process will be considered a definite disqualification for current as well as for all future recruitments in the Bank, even if the candidate is otherwise qualified.

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