Part-time Archiving & Executive Assistant

The Dui Hua Foundation is seeking a part-time Archiving & Executive assistant to assist with filing, archiving and organizing the Foundation’s historical materials, which serve as a valuable resource for researchers on China’s human rights and US-China relations.

Candidates are expected to work at Dui Hua’s office in downtown San Francisco two to three half day sessions weekly. This job is expected to start in August 2024.

About Us: The Dui Hua Foundation is a non-profit foundation which seeks clemency and better treatment for at-risk detainees through well-informed, mutually respectful dialogue with the People’s Republic of China. Founded in 1999, Dui Hua is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year. For more info visit

Responsibilities include but not limited to the following:  

  • Scan, organize and arrange archival and manuscript materials as directed.
  • Update archiving procedures for organization and preservation of the materials.
  • Review & label manuscripts, folders, books, and containers.
  • Compile listings of materials in collections as appropriate.
  • Provide administrative and program support to Dui Hua Executives and Managers.
  • Assist in ad hoc projects.

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Proficiency in Chinese language skills, especially reading and familiarity with Chinese input method
  • Strong written communication skills
  • Keen interest in data-archiving, human rights and US-China relations
  • Good problem-solving skills and attention to detail
  • Proficiency with Microsoft 365 & Google Workspace
  • Able to work independently and manage time effectively

How to Apply: 

Please submit your resume with a cover letter to jobs (at) duihua (dot) org, subject line: Part-time Archiving & Executive Assistant. Your cover letter should address why you are a good match for this position and your availability.

The Dui Hua Foundation is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a work environment where each individual is valued and respected as a member of our small team. We welcome applicants who identify in a multitude of ways across lines of race, ethnicity, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, geography and socio-economic status.