Cultural and Natural History Collections - Vietnamese Translator (2021)

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Job Title:

Cultural and Natural History Collections - Vietnamese Translator (2021)

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Federal Work Study

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This position will work remotely until further notice.

Any on campus work will be determined by the University of La Verne Safe Return Plan:

Hiring Manager:

Felicia Beardsley

Job Description Summary:

Works under the supervision of Cultural & Natural History Collections curator in a wide range of duties that mainly includes the ability to understand, write, transcribe, and translate Vietnamese from recordings of narratives and songs. There may be other duties as assigned by the curator that could include cataloging, descriptions, condition assessment, preservation treatment, exhibit planning, etc.    

Specific Duties:

*understand, write, transcribe, and translate Vietnamese from recordings of narratives and songs
*assist with condition assessment     
*assist with preservation treatment     
*assist with exhibit planning     
other duties as assigned     

Minimum Qualifications:

*attentive to detail
*understand, write, translate Vietnamese
*genuine interest in museum practices
*ability to describe objects
*understand writing/translating for broad audiences
*ability to research key terms/metadata
*must maintain confidentiality

Benefits Summary:

Employees are eligible for the following benefits:

One hour of Paid Sick Leave for every 30 hours worked, with a maximum accrual of 24 hours of Paid Sick Leave per year and capped at 48 hours.

University of La Verne Defined Contribution Retirement Plan – can contribute employee voluntary contributions, excluding wages derived from federal work study funds.

In accordance with the Affordable Care Act (ACA), employees who work an average of 30 or more hours per week, will be eligible for medical coverage through the University of La Verne.

Covered under the University of La Verne Workers Compensation Insurance.


La Verne Central Campus

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Jaeger House/Remote

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Job No:
Posted: 4/3/2021
Application Due: 10/31/2021
Work Type: Full Time