Cheoy Lee Shipyards is a ship building company with a storied history, dating back over a century. Over this time, we've built more than 5000 ships, and established a cult following among our boat owners. We seek a researcher/archivist to research our story.
This will be a project of 4 months, in which you will survey, organize, and catalogue all materials within the company, as well as reference public record to confirm and fact check any information discovered. Applicants will also create a processing plan for these records, and complete the arrangement and description of any information obtained during the process.
Your responsibilities will include:
Fact checking against historical and current reference to verify veracity of information discovered.
Search for and conduct interviews with previous owners in both English and Chinese
Coordinate and oversee the preservation of recorded historical material.
Ensure integrity and transition of all permanent records through electronic processes.
Manage all research requests
Manage and track releases to third parties.
Manage inventory of permanent records.
Assess, preserve, reference public records and historical documents.
Proficient in database management
Maintain principles and concepts of professional archival work
We are seeking organized and self-motivated candidates with a background in Library Sciences or similar, with experience in archival or document control procedures.
To be successful you will need:
Ability to operate office equipment such as copiers, printers, and scanning machines.
Skilled in operating a personal computer utilizing a variety of software applications, in assessing and prioritizing multiple tasks and demands and in establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with others in an office environment.
Able to meet deadlines.
Good interpersonal skills for conducting interviews, and able to conduct them in both Chinese and English.
This project will be by contract over a period of 4 months. Applicants must provide 2 references. Please address all queries to karenlo@[url removed, login to view]
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