May 5

Job: JET Program Coordinator – Consulate-General of Japan in Chicago (Chicago, IL, USA)

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Position: JET Program Coordinator
Posted by:
Consulate-General of Japan in Chicago
Location: Chicago, IL, USA
Contract: Full-time

Responsibilities: Under the supervision of the Director of the Japan Information Center

  • JET Coordinator tasks:
    • Coordinating all aspects of the Japan Exchange & Teaching Program, including recruitment, candidate processing, JET Alumni volunteer management, travel planning, networking, orientation planning and presenting, and any other JET-related activities
    • Handle inquiries for JET program.
    • Coordinating JET program interviews.
    • Creating forms and documents for JET program/JETAA
    • Taking contact with JETAA chapters in Midwest.
  • Speech writing and editing
  • Updating the Consulate Homepage through use of our content management system
  • General office responsibilities including attending events organized by the JIC and other related organizations and helping other staff members’ tasks as needed.


  • US citizen or permanent resident holder (including Japanese with working permit holder).
  • Bachelor’s degree in Education, Japanese studies, International Relations or a related area will be highly desirable.
  • More than one-year of experience living in Japan is preferred.
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, teamwork, and organizational skills.
  • Strong computer skills (database and Html knowledge is preferred).
  • Available to commute to the JIC.


  • English and Japanese are the working languages of the JIC. Native in English, proficient Japanese ability or Native in Japanese, proficient English ability preferred.

Please submit a cover letter and resume in PDF format by May 17, 2022 to:

(Note for applicants)

  • No hard copy of application materials required
    • In-person (and/or Online) interviews will be held for the shortlisted applicants in May 2022 at the JIC.
    • Any questions should be directed to No telephone inquiries will be accepted.

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