The Center for Khmer Studies (CKS), founded in 1999, is a non-profit, non-governmental organization with offices in Siem Reap and Phnom Penh. It supports research and teaching in the social sciences, arts, and humanities as they relate to Cambodia. CKS boasts twenty years of experience operating in Cambodia and has established partnerships with a multitude of local and international organizations.
CKS seeks a qualified Cambodian national to serve as a Visual Production Intern for the upcoming UNTAC Conference, which will be held in either late 2020 or early 2021. The selected candidate will be responsible for viewing and cataloging approximately 300 photographs of previous CKS staff and board members. The position will be based at the CKS headquarters in Siem Reap’s historic Wat Damnak, and the selected candidate will work closely with the CKS Library’s head librarian.
- Supervisor: Head Librarian
- Location: Siem Reap
- Duration: 3 months, part-time
Roles and Responsibilities
The selected candidate will be expected to:
- Classify, organize, and select the collected photos provided by the CKS Library for display.
- Draft captions for the selected photos, which may require substantial additional research. The caption for each photo should contain the event/activity photographed, its date, and its location, if possible.
- Digitize the photos using the scanner provided by the CKS office in Siem Reap and file them according to the guidelines set forth by the head librarian.
- Organize the formal display, including photo boards for all developed photos and their captions, with logistical support to be provided by CKS.
An ideal candidate for this position will:
- Be an undergraduate student or recent graduate.
- Have strong professional communication skills.
- Preferably have interview experience.
- Be experienced working in visual production, especially with photographic displays.
- Possess good spoken and written English language abilities.
- Have knowledge of Cambodian history, especially of the UNTAC period (1992-1993).
- Be able to work independently and as part of a team.
- Have strong time-management and organizational skills.
- Preferably live in the city of Siem Reap.
Interested candidates should submit a CV and one-page cover letter detailing their interest and relevant experience to Ms. Chhor Sivleng in an email to [email protected] no later than 5:00 pm on 20 May 2020. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted further.