Sep 20

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


Position: Various Positions with Japanese/American Companies
Posted by:
DSA International 
Location: USA
Contract: Full-Time

Thanks to Emi Tanaka from DSA International for passing along the following job openings across the United States:

New Job Listings! Japanese/American Companies seeking candidates nationwide. Japanese language or cultural background is a big plus! All of our positions are direct-hire with company benefits! See below a small listing of some of our urgent job openings!  

  • CPA Trainee/Experience-Mgr CPA Firms- San Diego, New York, Chicago, California to $150K/yr
  • Accounting Manager -Arizona to $110K/yr
  • Sales Engineers-California, Michigan, Chicago, Arizona, Indiana, Kentucky  to $130K/yr
  • CPA Trainee/Experience- San Diego, New York, Chicago, California to $150K/yr
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Sep 10

Job: Assistant Director – Hyogo Business & Cultural Center (Seattle, WA, USA)

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Position: Assistant Director
Posted by:
Hyogo Business & Cultural Center
Location: Seattle, WA, USA
Contract: Full-Time

Thanks to JET alumnus, Braden Bennight (Aichi-ken, 2014-2017) for passing along the following job opening:

The qualifications can be found in the description, but the ideal candidate will be someone bilingual/fluent in Japanese, who has experience working in a Japanese office environment. JET alumni who were CIRs seem to more commonly fulfill those qualifications, but application to the job is of course not limited to former CIRs.

Please find below English and Japanese versions of the job description.


Sep 10

Job: Education and MEXT Scholarship Coordinator – Embassy of Japan (Washington D.C., USA)

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Position: Education and MEXT Scholarship Coordinator
Posted by:
Embassy of Japan
Location: Purchase, NY, USA
Contract: Full-Time

Here’s a job received directly from the Embassy of Japan in Washington DC:

The Embassy of Japan is seeking a highly motivated, team-oriented individual for the position of Education and Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) Scholarship Coordinator. This individual is primarily responsible for managing the schedules and assisting the activities of the diplomats in the Public Affairs Section, as well as coordinating the Embassy’s MEXT Scholarship Program. Please see below for a detailed listing of responsibilities.

Working hours are 9:00 am – 5:30 pm, Monday through Friday, with lunch time receptionist duty once a month and occasional weeknight and/or weekend events (paid overtime). Salary is commensurate with experience and the skills of the candidate. Benefits include group health insurance coverage, paid time off, sick leave and an annual bonus. There is a potential salary increase based on individual performance. The minimum monthly base salary for this position is $3,500 USD.

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


Sep 9

Job: Project Director – Digital Museum of the History of Japanese in New York (Remote)

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Position: Project Director, Digital Museum of the History
Posted by:
Digital Museum of the History of Japanese in New York
Location: Purchase, NY, USA
Contract: Part-Time, Remote

Here’s a job passed along directly from the Japanese American Association of New York:

Digital Museum of the History of Japanese in New York is seeking a qualified individual for the position of Project Director. This role will be responsible for the continued expansion and maintenance of the museum’s collection, including collecting, organizing, and cataloguing new materials, along with managing the museum’s website and archive.

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Sep 8

Job: Multiple Positions – Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens (Delray Beach, Florida)

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Position: Multiple Positions
Posted by:
Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens
Location: Delray Beach, Florida, USA
Contract: Full-Time

Thanks to JET alumna Wendy Lo (Toyama-ken, 2002-2005) for passing along several job openings at the Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens where she works:

Application Process: Job description and details on how to apply can be found here: https://morikami.org/job-opportunities/


Aug 22

Job: Female Boarding Assistant – Keio Academy of New York (Purchase, NY, USA)

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Position: Female Boarding Assistant
Posted by:
Keio Academy of New York
Location: Purchase, NY, USA
Contract: Full-Time

Here’s a job sent to us from a JET alumna:

Immediate Appointment
Minimum compensation: $25000 plus free private accommodation 

Keio Academy of New York invites applications from university graduates or students soon to graduate with an interest in limited teaching training in their major discipline (Art, English, Japanese, Mathematics, Music, Science or Social Science) in this co-educational boarding school directly linked to Keio University in Tokyo. These are training posts tenable for up to three years.

An interest in Japanese culture is expected: a knowledge of the Japanese language, though not required, will be an advantage. Readiness to participate in the Academy’s co-curricular program is essential.

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Aug 22

Job: Program Specialist – Study Abroad Foundation (Chicago, IL, USA)

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Position: Program Specialist
Posted by:
Study Abroad Foundation
Location: Chicago, IL, USA
Contract: Full-Time

Here’s a job received directly from the organization that works with visiting, non-degree students attending Japanese university to study abroad for a semester, academic year, or summer.

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


Aug 22

Job: Assistant to the Consul-General and Consular Assistant Positions – Japanese Consulate in Chicago (Chicago, IL, USA)

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Position: Assistant to the Consul-General & Consular Assistant
Posted by:
Japanese Consulate in Chicago
Location: Chicago, IL, USA
Contract: Full-Time

Thanks to JET alumna, Victoria Nugent (Shizuoka-ken, 2009-2011) for passing along the following two positions at the Japanese Consulate in Chicago:

Assistant to the Consul-General (Applications due 8/26): https://www.chicago.us.emb-japan.go.jp/files/100222596.pdf

And Consular Assistant (Applications due 9/3): https://www.chicago.us.emb-japan.go.jp/files/100210020.pdf


Aug 21

Job: Digital Marketing Manager – Ashinaga (Tokyo, Japan)

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Position: Digital Marketing Manager
Posted by:
Ashinaga
Location: Tokyo, Japan
Contract: Full-Time

Thanks to JET alumna Jennifer Butler (Shizuoka-ken, 2001-2004) for passing along the following information with her organization, Ashinaga:

We have another exciting opening at Ashinaga – this time for a Digital Marketing Manager. 

*Also, there are very specific language requirements indicated in the job description. However, I have been asked to encourage applicants who have the required Marketing skills to make sure they still apply even if they aren’t 100% matching the language requirements as exceptional candidates will still be considered! 

(Again, I was specifically requested by our HR to share this position with the JET community!🙂 )

Application Process: The deadline to apply is Friday, August 27 (Japan Time)! Please see the below job description or the Japanese job ad.


Aug 21

Job: Toddler/Preschool Teacher – Circle of Boston Nursery School (Watertown, MA, USA)

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Position: Toddler/Preschool Teacher
Posted by:
Circle of Boston Nursery School
Location: Watertown, MA, USA
Contract: Full-Time

Attached is a listing passed along to us by a JET alumna.

Application Process: Interested candidates should apply via email. Please send a cover letter and resume to <HR@circleofboston.org>.


Aug 20

Job: Manufacturing Automation Engineer – American MSC (Troy, Michigan, USA)

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Position: Manufacturing Automation Engineer (Japanese Automotive Supplier)
Posted by:
American MSC
Location: Troy, Michigan
Contract: Full-Time

Thanks to JET alumnus, Brian Peters (Shiga-ken, 2000-2003) for passing along another job opening with his company: 

Introduction:

We are a Japanese company that supplies parts to the automotive sector. Our parent company is in Utsunomiya, Tochigi and we have facilities in Troy, Michigan, Aguascalientes, Mexico and Wuxi, China. JET alumni, MEXT alumni, and college graduates are welcome to apply.

We are a small company with familiar atmosphere.  Accessible and Open-door policy with Top Management. No micro-mangers here. Looking for self-motivated, self-learning, honest, and results-oriented individuals. Excellent opportunities for growth in the company.

Job Description:

We are searching for candidates who can help us reach our goals of improving productivity and throughput through the use of automation.

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Aug 20

Job: Programs Coordinator – Yale University (New Haven, CT, USA)

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Position: Programs Coordinator
Posted by:
Yale University
Location: New Haven, CT, USA
Contract: Full-Time

Here’s a job received directly from The Council on East Asian Studies:

The Council on East Asian Studies at Yale University is currently seeking applicants for the position of Programs Coordinator: https://bit.ly/67061BR


Aug 20

Job: Fellowship Opportunities – Pickering and Rangel Fellowships (U.S.-based Graduate Institution)

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Position: Fellowship Opportunities
Posted by:
Pickering and Rangel Fellowships
Location: Redmond, WA, USA
Contract: Full-Time

Thanks to Manuel Peralta (who works at the U.S. Consulate in Osaka) for passing along the below Fellowship opportunities for U.S. citizens. 

Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Graduate Fellowship Program

Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Graduate Fellowship Program


Aug 9

Job: Bilingual Communications Coordinator & Bilingual Product Development Operations Coordinator Positions – Nintendo of America (Redmond, WA, USA)

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Position: Bilingual Communications Coordinator & Bilingual Product Development Operations Coordinator Positions
Posted by:
Nintendo of America
Location: Redmond, WA, USA
Contract: Full-Time

Here are a couple of full-time opportunities within Nintendo Treehouse passed along to us directly from Nintendo of America:

The Communications Coordinator works with the first party marketing team, and the Dev Ops Coordinator is working with localization project lifecycle as well as the team supports bringing some games to Nintendo Switch.

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

Bilingual Communications Coordinator

Bilingual Product Development Operations Coordinator


Aug 5

Job: Educational Affairs Specialist – Consulate-General of Japan in Seattle (Seattle, WA)

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Position: Educational Affairs Specialist
Posted by:
Consulate-General of Japan in Seattle
Location: Seattle, WA, USA
Contract: Full-Time

Thanks to JET alumna, Lynn Mayuchi (Fukui-ken, 1990-1993) for passing along the following job opening:

The Consulate is seeking a well-qualified individual with excellent communication skills to serve as an educational affairs specialist. This position will be responsible for mainly supporting the Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Program, in addition to Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarships and other tasks related to public outreach and social media. 

Core responsibilities:

  • Serve as the primary point of contact and answer general inquiries related to the JET Program and MEXT Scholarships in the Consulate’s area of responsibility including Washington, Montana, and Northern Idaho.
  • Support the JET Program by coordinating candidate recruiting (career fairs, information sessions, etc.) and selection activities (interviews), and preparing successful candidates for departure
  • Support MEXT Scholarships by coordinating candidate recruiting (information sessions, etc.) and selection activities (document screening and interviews) and prepare selected candidates for departure
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