Apr 10

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


Position: Various Opportunities
Posted by:
Avanade
Location: Japan and Worldwide
Contract: Full-Time

Thanks to JET alum, Jim Walsh (Fukushima-ken, 2018-2020) for the following job opportunities:

Multiple opportunities in Tech at Avanade (Japan and worldwide).
Avanade, a joint partnership of Microsoft and Accenture, is hiring for a variety of roles related to technology.  Of special interest to JET participants, Avanade Japan has seen exceptional growth over the past two years, placing it as the fastest growing division within Avanade’s “growth markets”.

Application Process: If you are considering a career in technology, project management, sales, or business, have a look at the Avanade Jobs Page. https://careers.avanade.com/jobsen/SearchJobs

A few of the “hot jobs” in Japan are:

Interested in learning more about Avanade?  There is a free online seminar introducing the company on April 21st, 19:00-20:00 JST.  The seminar will be conducted in Japanese.  Contact JET alumni Jim Walsh (j.walsh@avanade.com) to sign up, or with any questions about Avanade in general.


Apr 9

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


Position: Japan Studies Program Assistant
Posted by:
University of Pittsburgh
Location: Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Contract: Full-Time

Here’s a job passed along to us directly from the University of Pittsburgh:

The University of Pittsburgh is looking for an entry-level Program Assistant for their Japan Studies Department.

The Program Assistant will be primarily responsible for providing administrative and programmatic support for developing community engagement programming in the field of Japan Studies. The Program Assistant will promote Japan Studies across a broad range of disciplines and languages, in engagement activities coordinated with the Asian Studies Center, other units of the University, K-16 teachers and students, local internationally engaged organizations, other major universities, community colleges and Title III/Title V- eligible institutions. The Program Assistant will work with faculty, staff, students, K-16 educators, pre-service and in-service teachers to develop outreach materials about Japan Studies. 

Application Process: Click here for more information and to apply.


Apr 7

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


Position: Administrative Aide I – East Asian Studies
Posted by:
New York University
Location: New York City, NY, USA
Contract: Full-Time

Here’s a job passed along to us by a JET alumna who wishes to remain anonymous:

Arts and Science is seeking an organized Administrative Aide I to join the Department of East Asian Studies. This individual will perform a broad range of clerical, secretarial, and general office duties including those of a confidential nature. Respond to inquiries displaying a comprehensive knowledge of the undergraduate/graduate departmental offerings and policies. Assist with the prioritization of office activities and delegate to and monitor work of student and/or casual employees. Compose letters and correspondence. Perform general word processing, spreadsheet and data entry duties utilizing intermediate-level functions. Monitor moderately complex budgets and/or grants.

Application Process: For more information and to apply, please click here.


Apr 6

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


Position: Various Language and Management Lecturers
Posted by:
Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University
Location: Beppu, Japan
Contract: Full-Time

Here are various jobs at Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University passed along to us directly from the institution:

Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University is currently looking to hire language lecturers and management lecturers. Languages include English, Japanese, Korean, Spanish, Chinese, Thai, and Malay-Indonesian. More information can be found on the recruitment website. Application deadlines are in mid-May – Please check the individual application guidelines for details.

Application Process: For more details and to apply, please click here.


Mar 25

Job: External Advisor for Government Relations and Regional Affairs, Asia – Global Citizen (Paris, France)

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Position: External Advisor for Government Relations and Regional Affairs, Asia (with a focus on India and Japan)
Posted by:
Global Citizen
Location: Paris, France
Contract: Full-Time, Temporary

Here’s a job passed along to us from a JET alumna who wishes to remain anonymous:

Since its inception, Global Citizen has leveraged the power of artists, governments, corporations, philanthropists, and civil society to achieve one common goal: ending extreme poverty. In the last decade, Global Citizen has mobilized $48.4B USD towards this goal. Of this, over $22.6B USD has already been disbursed, impacting the lives of more than 880M people.

In 2021, Global Citizen will be undertaking a coordinated advocacy campaign around the Recovery Plan for World launched in late February. The campaign will seek to mobilize new resources to address the most urgent needs brought about by COVID-19 and to help the world recover better together.

TERMS OF REFERENCE

The External Advisor for Government Relations’ responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

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Mar 16

Job: Associate – Brunswick Group (Washington, D.C., or New York, NY)

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Position: Associate (US-Japan Advisory)
Posted by:
Brunswick Group
Location: Ideally Washington, D.C., or New York, NY, USA
Contract: Full-Time

Please see below the job sent to us directly from the firm, the Brunswick Group, or apply directly on LinkedIn here

Brunswick Group – Associate (US – Asia)

 
 

Mar 2

Job: Various Positions – National Peace Corps Association (Various Locations)

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Position: Various Positions
Posted by:
National Peace Corps Association
Location: Various Locations
Contract: Full-Time

Here’s a job passed along to us by a JET alum who wishes to remain anonymous:

The National Peace Corps Association is hiring for the following positions among many: Director of Development (new position); Associate Editor (new position); Finance Director (new position); Digital Content Manager (vacant). 

Application Process: More details here – https://www.peacecorpsconnect.org/jobs?current_page=1&sort_type=featured_recent&filter=%

 
 

Feb 25

Job: Multimedia Producer and Digital Outreach Manager – Asia Society Policy Institute (New York, NY, USA)

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Position: Multimedia Producer and Digital Outreach Manager
Posted by: Asia Society Policy Institute
Location: New York, NY, USA
Contract: Full-Time

Here’s a job passed along to us by a JET alum who wishes to remain anonymous.

About the job:

With a problem-solving mandate, the Asia Society Policy Institute (ASPI) is a think- and do- tank that tackles major policy challenges confronting the AsiaPacific in security, prosperity, sustainability, and the development of common norms and values for the region. ASPI seeks a Multimedia Producer and Digital Outreach Manager to leverage ASPI’s projects, initiatives, and expert commentary to create dynamic and accessible multimedia content, including videos, podcasts, and infographics; as well as manage the ASPI website and social media.

Responsibilities:

Under the guidance of the Managing Director, the Multimedia Producer and Digital Outreach Manager will:

  • Leverage ASPI’s initiatives and expert commentary to create dynamic multimedia content such as podcasts, videos, graphics, gifs, and infographics used primarily on ASPI’s website and social media.
  • Collaborate with ASPI experts and staff to identify high-impact opportunities to increase the visibility of ASPI initiatives and activities; develop and execute a dissemination strategy. Develop and implement a content management and distribution schedule.
  • Optimize video and other multimedia content for social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube.
  • In tandem with the development of ASPI’s initiatives, provide guidance on the development of supplementary digital content that aids in marketing, fundraising and audience building, coordinating with internal colleagues in other Asia Society departments and with outside contractors as needed.

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Feb 19

Job: CBTC Systems Engineer I – Mitsubishi Electric Power Products, Inc. (Pittsburgh, PA, USA)

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Position: CBTC Systems Engineer I
Posted by: Mitsubishi Electric Power Products, Inc. (MEEPI)
Location: Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Contract: Full-Time

Thanks to Susan Garvan, Staffing Specialist with Mitsubishi Electric Power Products, Inc. (MEEPI) for passing along the below job opening with her company.

Are you a recent or soon to graduate Electrical Engineer or Computer Science Engineer who is “business fluent” in Japanese?   If so, we have an opportunity to use your degree and Japanese language skills while learning the newest technology in the rail transportation industry for the USA. 

In this newly created role the Engineer will learn Communication Based Train Control (CBTC) technology provided to you by Mitsubishi Electric Power Products, Inc. (MEPPI).   You will have the opportunity to visit our parent company, Mitsubishi Electric (MELCO) in Japan for up to a year, gaining valuable training on the CBTC Systems.   Upon completion of your training you would return to the USA and will be based at our Pittsburgh, PA headquarters in the CBTC Systems Engineer I role with MEPPI’s Transportation Systems Division.   As the CBTC Systems Engineer I you will:

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Feb 18

Job: Gender and Sexual Diversity Intern – USAID (Washington, DC)

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Position: Gender and Sexual Diversity Intern
Posted by:
USAID
Location: Washington, DC
Contract: Full-Time

Here’s another job passed along to us from a JET alumnus who wishes to remain anonymous:

This is a paid internship for graduate school students to work with USAID on gender and sexual diversity issues in global health:

Application Process: https://recruitment.ghstar.org/positionDetail.html?pid=278

 
 

Feb 11

Job: Gender, Age, and Social Inclusion Team Lead – USAID (Washington, DC)

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Position: Gender, Age, and Social Inclusion Team Lead
Posted by:
USAID
Location: Washington, DC
Contract: Full-Time

Here’s an opportunity passed along to us by a JET alum who wishes to remain anonymous:

USAID is seeking a Gender, Age, and Social Inclusion Team Lead (USPSC GS-14 equivalent) to supervise BHA’s Gender, Age, and Social Inclusion Team and coordinate the team’s work on gender, age, diversity, and social inclusion. Apply with your resume and supplemental documents by Tuesday, February 23 at 12:00 p.m. EST.

APPLICATION PROCESS: https://www.bhajobs.net/portal/files/postings/720fda20b00085_solgasiteamleadergs14720fda20b00085final.pdf?utm_source=IGWG&utm_campaign=303a13db84-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2021_02_09_04_26&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_a24996ea0a-303a13db84-54846857&mc_cid=303a13db84&mc_eid=a224508dab

 

 

Feb 9

Job: Associate Program Officer – Sasakawa Peace Foundation USA (Washington, DC)

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Position: Associate Program Officer
Posted by:
Sasakawa Peace Foundation USA (Sasakawa USA)
Location: Washington, DC
Contract: Full-Time

Sasakawa USA is hiring! They are looking for a full-time Associate Program Officer who is a team player and is ready to jump in and work with us to strengthen the U.S.-Japan alliance. Check out the link below for further details!

Application Process: https://www.idealist.org/en/nonprofit-job/baee421928454bdbbe047a214e5904f8-associate-program-officer-sasakawa-peace-foundation-usa-washington


Feb 8

Job: Political Assistant – Consulate General of Japan (Boston, MA, USA)

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Position: Political Assistant
Posted by:
Consulate General of Japan in Boston
Location: Boston, MA, USA
Contract: Full-Time

Thanks to JET alum, Jonathan Dao (Toyama-ken) for passing along the following job opening at the Consulate General of Japan in Boston where he currently works:
 
The Consulate General of Japan in Boston is seeking a highly motivated, team-oriented individual for the position of Political Assistant. This individual is primarily responsible for conducting research analysis on U.S. political affairs. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone interested in U.S.-Japan relations and International Affairs. 
 
Application Process: Please click here to learn more about the position and to apply. Deadline to apply is February 28, 2021.

Feb 7

Job: Program Manager – Amazon (Tokyo, Japan)

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Position: Program Manager
Posted by:
Amazon Japan
Location: Tokyo, Japan
Contract: Full-Time

Thanks to a JET alumnus who wants to share this opportunity anonymously:

“Looking for a J-E Bilingual Program Manager with strong quantitative skills and insane attention to detail.”

Application Process: Please follow this link for more information – 
https://www.amazon.jobs/en/jobs/1412081/program-manager-amzl?no_int_redir=1
 

Jan 19

Job: Resident Director – Critical Language Scholarship Summer (Okayama, Japan)

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Position: Resident Director
Posted by:
Critical Language Scholarship Summer
Location: Okayama, Japan
Contract: Full-Time

Here’s a job passed along to us directly from the American Councils for International Education, which manages the Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program:

American Councils for International Education is currently hiring 2021 summer Resident Director for Japanese immersion program of the Critical Language Scholarship Program (CLS Program, see www.clscholarship.org  for more information about the program).

Resident Directors are the first-level of support for CLS students for the duration of the program. The Resident Director supports student success by ensuring the health and safety of the participants, helping them to maintain a Japanese-only language policy, and helping to acclimate them to life in Japan.

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