Chamber Coordinator Arts and Culture - Sandton


Chamber Co-Ordinator Arts & Culture 





Type of Business: 

Sector Education Training Authority


R 33 000 – 00 pm              


1.            Position Purpose 

Ensure that the Arts & Culture sub sector Skills Development and Educational Framework needs and requirements are met within the Skills Development Strategy of SETA and the National Skills Development Strategy. 

3.            Position Outputs

 OUTPUTS(What is done and why)

Stakeholder Management

  • ·         Engage, liaise and meet with stakeholders within the Arts & Culture sub sector on a regular basis to ascertain the Skills Development needs of the Arts & Culture sub sector and more specifically the industry needs of the companies, government departments and organisation that make up the sub sector.

  • ·         Relate the Skills Development needs of the Arts & Culture sub sector to the Skills Development Strategy of SETA and the National Skills Development Strategy, so that these needs may be adequately addressed by any proposed future Skills Development interventions.

  • ·         The Development needs of the Arts & Culture sub sector are also vital to the updating of the Skills Development Strategy of SETA, and it is the responsibility of the Arts & Culture  Chamber Co-ordinator to ensure that the Skills Development Strategy of SETA is updated accordingly and captures these needs. The Arts & Culture Chamber Co-ordinator must also ensure that these needs are captured in SETA’s Sector Skills Plan.

  • ·         Provide prompt feedback to stakeholders with regards to any changes in Legislation, Regulations, NSDS Targets and the Skills Development Strategy of SETA and explain how these changes will affect Skills Development within the Arts & Culture sub sector, nationally.

  • ·         Ensure effective functioning of Chamber and Chamber Committee

  • ·         Convene regular Chamber Committee meetings for the sub sector.

  • ·         Consolidate information received from Workplace Skills Plans in the sub sector to analyse, assess and verify the training trends of the sub sector and identify areas requiring specific attention and locate these within the Chamber Strategy, Scarce & Critical Skills list and NSDS targets so that they may be dealt with accordingly.

  • ·         The Chamber Co-ordinator is the Secretariat of the Chamber Committee and is therefore responsible for dissemination of information both prior and after the meeting, compiling meeting agendas, arranging accommodation and transport for committee members outside Gauteng, minute taking, catering and venues.

  • ·         Update Chamber Committee regarding various activities and interventions taking place at SETA, such as Learnerships, projects, research and skills programmes etc. and how these affect the chamber and sub sector it represents. 

 Facilitate and promote the implementation of Learnerships and Skills Programmes in the sub Arts & Culture sector.

  • ·         Promote the uptake of Learnerships amongst SETA levy paying employers within the Arts & Culture sub sector for both the benefit of (18.1) employed learners and (18.2) unemployed learners.

  • ·         Facilitate and assist with the registration and implementation of Learnerships within the Arts & Culture sub sector.

  • ·         Conduct Learnership inductions with SETA levy paying employers within the Arts & Culture  sub sector that are embarking on Learnerships.

  • ·         Conduct Monitoring and Evaluation site visits to ensure that SETA levy paying employers within the Arts & Culture sub sector and their selected training providers that are conducting Learnerships, are adhering and conforming to all Learnership regulations.

  • ·         Convene regular industry working groups to determine the needs and development of employable skills programmes and Learnerships within the Hospitality sub sector. 


  • ·         Working in conjunction with the Projects Management Office, scope appropriate projects that address the skills development needs of the sector. The chamber coordinator will use the knowledge of the Arts & Culture sub sector to ensure that projects are both relevant to and inclusive of the skills developments needs of the sub sector.

  • ·         Assist the Projects Management Office with the implementation of projects.

  • ·         Assist the Projects Management Office with the monitoring, evaluation and reporting of projects taking place within the Arts & Culture sub sector.

  • ·         Participate in the projects adjudication processes

  • ·         Skills Development

  • ·         Promotes new registered and existing companies within the sector to register as SETA levy payers.

  • ·         Validates all WSP’s and ATR’s in order to ensure compliance so the relevant grants may be disbursed by SETA’s Finance Department.

  • ·         Analyse WSP’s and ATR’s from the Arts & Culture sub sector to compile relevant reports and make recommendations that will be used in the updating of SETA’s Sector Skills Plan.

  • ·         Maintain a professional profile and participate in all associations, bodies etc. that are relevant to the Arts & Culture sub sector as approved by SETA management.

  • ·         Attend, participate, and if invited to do so, present all Arts & Culture and Skills Development Conferences, Seminars and workshop.

  • ·         The Arts & Culture Chamber Coordinator will be responsible for representing the Skills Development and Learnership Department and the Chamber when any research is undertaken by SETA, such SSP and Skills Audits. The Arts & Culture Chamber Coordinator must ensure that the relevant skills development and sub sector specific needs are catered for by the research and where necessary provide input so as to guide the research process.


  • ·         Assist, contribute, promote and support the ETQA department’s provider accreditation capacity building and Assessor/Moderator training initiatives.

  • ·         Assist, in consultation with the SGB or CEP Coordinator, with the facilitation of Standards Generating Bodies in the Hospitality sub sector.

  • ·         The Arts & Culture Chamber Coordinator is a standing member of the Skills Programme Committee and will be required to represent Arts & Culture Chamber at these meetings and ensure that the chambers specific needs and interests are addressed at these meetings.

 Career Guidance  

  • ·         Provide career guidance to potential learners in terms of qualifications, skills programs and learnerships available and entry level requirements of each

  • ·         Forward information to potential learners on content, duration and suitability of specific learnerships, skills programs and qualifications.


  • ·         Prepare and submit monthly reports to the Manager

  • ·         Prepare and submit information for the SETA quarterly monitoring report

  • ·         Submit information annual figures from project intervention for the Annual Report

  • ·         Stakeholder reports



  • ·         Relevant social science Honour’s degree.


  • ·         Relevant tertiary degree in Training and Education.

  • ·         Through knowledge of Skills Development Act, Skills Development Levies Act,  NQF Act and National, Provincial and Local Arts & Culture regulations.

  • ·         Knowledge of the sub sector and its role players.

  • ·         Subject matter expertise/practioner in the sub sector

 Skills Required:

  • ·         Excellent inter-personal relations.

  • ·         Strong organisational ability.

  • ·         Excellent communication skills.

  • ·         Team Player

  • ·         Negotiation skills

  • ·         Computer literacy

  • ·         Research methodology

  • ·         Driver’s License

  • ·         Willingness to travel

  • ·         Risk management

  • ·         Dispute Resolution

               Competencies Required:

  • ·         Commitment to Stakeholder Sensitivity;

  • ·         Commitment to Education and Training;

  • ·         Commitment to Achieving Goals

  • ·         Leadership

  • ·         Building effective working relationships

  • ·         Building effective client relationships

  • ·         Problem solving and trouble shooting

  • ·         Adaptability and flexibility

  • ·         Customer focus

  • ·         Innovation

  • ·         Stress tolerance

  • ·         Seeking and analysing information

  • ·         Influencing people

  • ·         Selling ideas 

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