Temp Assistant Admin Officer

Location: East Region
Job Type: Temporary / Contract
Reference: JO-1906-5282

Salary: $13 Per Hour

Working Hours:

Monday - Thursday: 8.30am – 6.00pm

Friday: 8.30am – 5.30pm

No. of Working Days per Week:

5 working days per week

Job Details:

  1. Filing support for non-confidential documents 
  2. Assist with the pre-selection work at the donors' place such as check holdings, compile listings, sort and pack selected items 
  3. Assist the librarians/donors' team in:
    1. Sorting and categorization of manuscripts, letters, documents; and photographs, ephemera
    2. Conducting basic research
    3. Transcribing of handwritten manuscripts and inscriptions in the photographs, in order to determine the logical categorization and compilation 
  4. Attend to ad-hoc assignments such as:
    1. Reviewing the listing of artworks and input into a new platform, including images
    2. Providing logistical support in events and other functions

Job Requirement:

  • At least 'A' level passes (including English) or Diploma in any field
  • Ability to read English handwritten colonial-era documents
  • Proficient in Mandarin and traditional Chinese to transcribe historic Chinese documents.
  • Good knowledge of Singapore history.
  • Good typing skills and proficiency in using MS office.
  • Comfortable to travel when required.