LINGUIST List 7.895

Fri Jun 14 1996

Jobs: Assistant to translations coordinator

Editor for this issue: Ann Dizdar <>


  1. Chrys Wu, Burbank, California Job

Message 1: Burbank, California Job

Date: Thu, 13 Jun 1996 17:48:00 PDT
From: Chrys Wu <>
Subject: Burbank, California Job

POSITION: Assistant to Translations Coordinator

The Survivors of the Shoah Visual History Foundation is a non-profit
organization dedicated to documenting the testimonies of Holocaust
survivors for educational, research and historical purposes. The
Foundation will conduct videotaped interviews with Holocaust survivors
all over the world and preserve the testimonies for future
generations. The Foundation intends to provide a multimedia system
through which users can easily access information by conducting
searches between and within testimonies.

The Translations Department is responsible for coordinating the
translation of a wide range of documents for all Foundation
Departments as well as ensuring that the translations are culturally
and historically accurate. Documents are translated into twenty
languages including Hebrew, Russian, Czech, Croatian, Polish, Spanish,
Yiddish, Greek, French and Dutch. The Survivors of the Shoah Visual
History Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

- Assist in the coordination of the translation of documents and 
subsequent editing process
- Assist with document formatting on Mac and PC platforms
- Track requests for translations and document status
- Maintain, manage and update network directory of all translated 
- Maintain filing systems
- Xeroxing, typing, faxing and phone calls
- Special projects as assigned

- Comfortable with Mac and PC based programs (Microsoft Word, Nisus 
Writer, WordPerfect)
- Ability to handle multiple tasks
- Strong interpersonal and communication skills
- Self-motivated, organized and detail-oriented
- Ability to be productive in a fast-paced, stressful environment
- Ability to process disturbing Holocaust related material

- Fluency in one or more foreign languages

To apply, please send resume and cover letter to:
Attn: Human Resources Department
Survivors of the Shoah Visual History Foundation
P.O. Box 3168
Los Angeles, CA 90078-3168
Fax: (818) 733-0312
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