Mar 22

Job: Program and Administrative Assistant – Japan Center for International Exchange (New York, NY)

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Position: Program & Administrative Assistant (Full-time, Non-exempt)
Posted by:
Japan Center for International Exchange
Location: New York, NY, USA
Contract: Full-Time

Thanks to JET alumnus, Stephen McHugh (Tokyo-to, 2015-2017) for passing along the following opening with his organization:

Supervisor: Executive Director

Professional level: 2–3 years of experience preferred

Days in Office and Remote Work: JCIE/USA employees work at the office on two predetermined days of the week and remotely on other days.

The Program and Administrative Assistant works as part of a dynamic and productive team in New York, led by the Executive Director based in the Washington DC area. They will also work in close collaboration with JCIE/Japan staff in Tokyo, Japan, with whom we organize many joint programs.

Roughly 50% of the position’s time will be spent supporting the program officers in planning and executing our activities in programs on global health and human security, women’s leadership, democratic governance, and congressional staff exchange.

The remaining 50% will be spent assisting the Executive Director in managing office operations including finance and accounting, HR, IT, office-wide events, communications, and administrative functions.

The position is suitable for a mission-oriented recent undergraduate or an individual with a couple of years of professional experience who is looking to build professional experience in the US nonprofit sector and/or in US-Japan relations. More info on job responsibilities and preferred qualifications:

Expected Start Date: An ideal candidate will start as early as late April 2023.

To apply, please send your resume, cover letter, and contact information for 2–3 references addressed to Ms. Kazuyo Kato at Applications should be submitted no later than April 17, 2023, and will be reviewed as they are received. Only applicants who are selected for interviews will be notified. Cover letter should detail your interest in JCIE/USA, how your past experience relates to the above responsibilities, and your available start date. Include your name and the title “Program and Administrative Assistant” in the subject line of your email. All attachments should be labelled “First Name Last Name_Document Title” (e.g. Taro Yamamoto_Resume).

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