Jun 28

Posted by Sydney Sparrow. Click here to join the JETwit Jobs Google Group and receive job listings even sooner by email.


Position: Librarian, Asian and Middle Eastern Division
Posted by:
Library of Congress
Location: Washington, D.C., USA
Contract: Full-time

Here’s a JET-relevant job passed along to us:

The Asian and Middle Eastern Division at the Library of Congress is currently seeking a librarian to catalog materials in Japanese.

Qualifications include:

  • Ability to communicate in Japanese, English, and preferably another Asian language.**
  • Knowledge of library metadata rules, practices, and procedures.**
  • Ability to acquire and process library materials.**
  • Ability to use library software applications, integrated library platforms, and other information technology.**
  • Knowledge of the history, politics, literature, and culture of one or more Asian countries, including Japan and East Asia preferred.
  • Ability to develop and maintain relationships and provide consultation and liaison services.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in writing.
  • Ability to communicate effectively other than in writing.

The knowledge, skills, and abilities that are marked with a double asterisk (**) in the vacancy announcement and the applicant questionnaire are considered the most critical for a position.

Application Process: For more information and to apply, please click this link: https://www.usajobs.gov/job/661389900. Applications will only be accepted through the link above, and the job announcement closes on July 13, 2022.


Jun 27

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Position: Events and Program Coordinator
Posted by:
Japan American Society of Washington
Location: Seattle, WA, USA
Contract: Full-time

Thanks to PNW JETAA for passing along the following opportunity:

The Japan-America Society of the State of Washington (JASSW) is a certified 501(c)3 non-profit organization that serves businesses, organizations and individuals across Washington State. The Society’s mission is to promote mutual understanding and friendship between the peoples of Japan and Washington State by providing a forum for the exchange of ideas and information.

Today, the Society maintains a diverse membership of Japanese and American corporations and individuals from throughout the state, and provides varied programs that build positive U.S.-Japan relations. The Society is one of 38 independent members of the National Association of Japan-America Societies. In 2023 the Society will be celebrating its 100th year anniversary.

JASSW maintains a small professional staff.  Responsibilities sometimes change depending on workload.  Each member of the team contributes to the work of the others as needed. 

Application Process: For more information and to apply, please click this link – https://jassw.org/job-board/.


Jun 24

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Position: Secretary
Posted by:
Permanent Mission of Japan to the United Nations
Location: New York, NY, USA
Contract: Full-time

Thanks to JET alumna, Debbie Walter (Hokkaido-ken, 2014-2019) for passing along the following job opening where she works. Please kindly note, she is not personally involved with the hiring process for this position:

The Permanent Mission of Japan to the United Nations is currently seeking a new Secretary.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: General Secretarial Work, such as making appointments and managing schedules for senior officers, drafting correspondences (including Japanese- English translation), coordinating logistics/protocol for official functions, preparing official mailings, etc.

Requirements:
(1) Applicant must be a U.S. Citizen or Green Card Holder.
(2) Japanese reading and writing skills, Excellent English written and verbal communications skills required.
(3) Applicant must be familiar with Microsoft Office Products (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.)

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Jun 22

************By Makoto Shirai, secretary, Japan-Insights Research Institute (Non-profit organization in Tokyo)

Bunraku Performance at National Theatre, Tokyo, 2017 ©National Theatre (Japan Arts Council)

Dear Friends,

Have you listened to Japan’s musical story-telling?

Let me introduce an essay from Japan-Insights archives.

The thirty-third one is Music in Bunraku and Kabuki by Dr. Alison Tokita

https://topics.japan-insights.jp/Public/pdf/japan-insights_jp/topics/JIN_BunrakuAndKabuki.pdf

Please share this expert’s experience!

Japan-Insights is a nonprofit open database compiled by leading experts in Japanese studies. The posts present a broad range of historical and contemporary topics that encourage visitors to engage with the real Japan through immersive experiences. Follow the Facebook page and website to learn about and share these insights from around the country!”

#japan #japanesesword 


Jun 21

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Position: Staff
Posted by:
Kobe City Government
Location: Kobe, Japan
Contract: Full-time

Thanks to JETAA Western Japan for passing along the following opening:

We just received notice of a job opening, but the application deadline is this Friday, June 24 at 5PM.

Kobe City Government is searching a staff who (1) can work part-time at Planning and Coordination Bureau as a coordinator of a foreign student project (2) have an at least one-year experience of studying Japan as an exchange student.

Application Process: Please send any questions (Japanese preferred) to Ms. Sumie Takehara 竹原課長 sumie_takehara(at)office(dot)city.kobe.lg.jp.


Jun 18

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Position: English Language Teacher
Posted by:
Community Charter School of Cambridge
Location: Cambridge, MA, USA
Contract: Full-time

Thanks to JET alumna, Yoshika Wason (Aomori-ken, 2018-2020) for passing along the following job opening at her school:

English Language Teacher – Community Charter School of Cambridge (2022-2023 School Year) Description: Community Charter School of Cambridge (CCSC) is a public charter school that serves students in grades 6-12.

Focusing on post-secondary success for all students, CCSC combines high academic and behavioral expectations with an environment of unconditional affection, acceptance, and belonging in which all students can grow and achieve. The English Language Teacher position entails teaching ESL classes to a variety of grades and language levels.

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Jun 18

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Position: Youth & Outreach Program Coordinator
Posted by:
Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens
Location: Delray Beach, FL, USA
Contract: Full-time

Thanks to JET alumna, Wendy Lo (Toyama-ken, 2002-2005) for passing along the following opportunity at the Morikami Museum where she currently works:

The Youth and Outreach Program Coordinator will be responsible for the creation and implementation of educational programming for children (K-12) activities and off-site outreach programs (children and adults). This includes children’s activities at our annual festivals, special events, teacher development workshops, Family Fun Days, and our MORY and Summer Tour Plus programs.  The position requires a creative, dynamic and hands-on individual.  The person must be able to work weekends and evening events.

Application Process: For more information and to apply, please click here: https://morikami.org/job-opportunities/


Jun 17

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Position: Various Positions
Posted by:
Various Organizations
Location: Portland, OR or Seattle, WA, USA
Contract: Varies

Thanks to the PNW JET Alumni Association for passing along the various job openings in their region:

  1. The Portland Japanese Garden is actively recruiting for staff with full time & part-time positions including: IT Support Specialist, Facilities Technician, Institutional Giving Manager, Visitor Relations Associate & more! https://www.japanesegarden.com/careers/
  2. Assistant Director, International Student Center, Seattle University, Full time. https://seattleu.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?id=1927&site=2
  3. DENSHO, Seattle –  (Full-time)   Executive Director & Office Manager/Bookkeeper, (Internship) Archives, (Volunteer) Special Projects & Event Support. https://densho.org/get-involved/volunteer-jobs/
  4. Event & Programs Coordinator, Japan America Society of the State of Washington, Full-time  https://jassw.org/job-board/

Jun 17

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Position: Sales Engineer
Posted by:
Figaro
Location: Osaka, Japan
Contract: Full-Time

Thanks to recruiter, Mr. Nobuo Yoneyama for passing along the attached job opening. The person will be based at Figaro’s Osaka headquarters and may need to travel to Germany to set up an office there.

Application Process: For more information, please click on the document below.


Jun 17

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Position: Student Relations Coordinator
Posted by:
Ashinaga Foundation
Location: Tokyo, Japan
Contract: Full-Time

Thanks to JET alumna, Jennifer Butler (Shizuoka-ken, 2001-2004) for passing along the following job opening with her organization that will work exclusively on her team:

The Ashinaga Foundation is an NGO based in Tokyo that strives to provide educational access to young people who have experienced the loss of one or both parents.

The Student Relations Team (SRT) provides a link between the Ashinaga Foundation and the AAI Scholars. Student Relations Coordinators (SRC) provide support for Scholars’ leadership self-development, social/cultural adjustment support and academic performance while they are studying in Japanese universities. The SRC plays an important role in the implementation of the Ashinaga Africa Initiative and the position encompasses a wide variety of duties and responsibilities.

Application Process: For more information and to apply, please click here: https://www.ashinaga.org/intl/documents/Japan-SRT-SRC-Job-Description-June-2022.pdf


Jun 17

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Position: Diplomatic Assistant
Posted by:
Embassy of Japan in the United States of America
Location: Washington, DC
Contract: Full-time

The Embassy of Japan is seeking a highly motivated, team-oriented individual for the position of Diplomatic Assistant. This individual will be primarily responsible for managing the schedules and assisting the activities of Political Section diplomats, as well as undertaking some research on policy issues related to Japan-US relations and US politics. Please see below for a detailed listing of responsibilities.

The Embassy offers health and dental insurance, paid vacation and sick leave. Working hours are 9:00 am to 5:30 pm, Monday through Friday, with a 1.5 hour lunch break from 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm. There is also the once a month lunch time receptionist duty, and the occasional weeknight and/or weekend event (all qualify for paid overtime). Salary is commensurate with experience.

Please note: Candidates must be a U.S. citizen or a U.S. green card holder. Screening will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Only successful candidates will be contacted. Successful candidates will be requested to submit their background check information.

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Jun 16

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Position: Publicity Coordinator
Posted by:
The Japan Information & Culture Center
Location: Washington, D.C., USA
Contract: Full-time

The Japan Information & Culture Center (JICC), Embassy of Japan, is seeking a highly motivated, team-oriented individual for the position of Publicity Coordinator. The main responsibilities of this position are to disseminate Japanese culture/information to the general public, as well as to promote JICC and Embassy events through press outreach, social media, public-facing events, the JICC’s website and other digital and traditional means. The position also performs various office support functions, including managing the JICC’s social media accounts, and drafting and editing documents. Please see below for a detailed listing of responsibilities.

The Embassy offers group health insurance coverage, paid vacation, and sick leave. Working hours are 9 AM – 5 PM, Monday through Friday with weeknight and/or weekend events several times a month (paid overtime). Salary is commensurate with experience. The minimum basic monthly salary for this position is $35,000.

Please note: Candidate must be a U.S. citizen or a U.S. green card holder. Screening will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Only successful candidates will be contacted. All candidates will be subject to background checks and security clearance.

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Jun 16

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Position: Part-Time Japanese Language Teacher
Posted by:
Globalize DC
Location: Washington, DC
Contract: Part-time

Here’s another job passed along to us:

Globalize DC is a Washington, DC-based nonprofit organization that works to expand access for DC public school students, particularly those in underserved schools and communities, to global education and language learning opportunities. We serve as a bridge helping to connect the wealth of globally focused resources of the nation’s capital to our local DC students, educators, and schools. Refer to www.globalizedc.org to learn more about us.

Application Process: For more information and to apply, please view the document below.


Jun 16

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Position: Cultural Affairs Coordinator or Economic Section Researcher
Posted by:
Embassy of Japan
Location: Washington, D.C., USA
Contract: Full-time

Here are a couple of jobs passed along to us directly from the Embassy of Japan in the United States of America: 

JICC – Cultural Affairs Coordinator and Economic Section Researcher


Jun 14

Job: Cultural Assistant – The Consulate General of Japan in Boston (Boston, MA)

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Position: Cultural Assistant
Posted by:
he Consulate General of Japan in Boston
Location: Boston, MA, USA
Contract: Full-time

Thanks to the Consulate General of Japan in Boston for passing along the following opportunity:

The Consulate General of Japan in Boston is seeking a highly motivated, team-oriented individual for the position of Cultural Assistant. This individual is primarily responsible for coordinating cultural exchange programs. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone interested in U.S.-Japan relations and cultural exchange.

Application Process: For a detailed description of the position, please click here. The deadline to apply is July 5th, 2022 at 5 PM EDT.


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