Apr 16

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


Job Title: Assistant Curator
Posted by: Japan Society
Location: New York, NY, USA
Contract: Full-Time

Here’s a job passed along to us:

Assistant Curator is a multi-faceted position supporting the realization of the Gallery’s ambitious exhibition schedule, and coordinating the public programs accompanying the exhibitions. Reporting to the Gallery Director, the Assistant Curator will research and assist in the development of the contents of the exhibitions including developing checklists, negotiating loans, and managing the administration related to the exhibitions. S/he creates interpretative materials, printed matter, and publications in coordination with the Gallery Director, guest curators and external partners.

The position has lead responsibility for the educational programming related to the exhibition, and working with other departments, docents, and museum educators on the education programs. The Assistant Curator must be a team player. S/he must be an excellent writer able to produce educational and promotional materials to outreach to a broad audience. She/he plays a critical role in liaising between various department at Japan Society, and in building relationships with institutional partners, funders, and supporters of the Gallery.

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Apr 15

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


Job Title: Assistant to the Director of Programs
Posted by: Kimochi, Inc.
Location: San Francisco, CA
Contract: Full-Time

Here’s a job passed along to us:

GENERAL JOB SUMMARY:

Responsible for assisting the Director of Programs in supporting all agency programs with administrative, contract, and reporting functions.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • This position provides administrative support to the Director of Programs.
  • Assist with submission of grant proposals, coordinates grant and contract reporting in accordance with contract deadlines.
  • Creates standard and customized reports utilizing several different applications/databases.
  • Prepares and does minor editing of reports, grant proposals, and meeting minutes.
  • Establishes, maintains and revises record-keeping procedures and files as directed.
  • Provides back-up support to program staff colleagues as appropriate.
  • Assist in developing and scheduling trainings for program staff.
  • Assist with fundraising events.

MARGINAL / NON-ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Provides administrative support and coordination of specific tasks as assigned by the Director of Programs.

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Apr 14

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Job Title: Care Manager
Posted by: Kimochi, Inc.
Location: San Francisco, CA
Contract: Full-Time

Here’s a job passed along to us:

GENERAL JOB SUMMARY:

Assists the Kimochi Home Administrator in the administration and daily operation of assigned Kimochi, Inc. licensed residential care facility for the elderly.

CLASSIFICATION:

This is a regular, full-time, exempt position. Evening and weekend hours may be required to meet the needs of the staffing schedule for a 24-hour, seven day/week operating facility

SUPERVISION GIVEN AND RECEIVED:

This position reports directly to the Kimochi Home Administrator. This position provides direct supervision of direct care staff.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Manage day-to-day operations of assigned Kimochi, Inc. licensed RCFE.
  • Train, supervise, and evaluate facility direct care staff.
  • Prepare monthly work shift schedules to ensure adequate staffing in accordance with agency policies and procedures and state law.
  • Ensure compliance with California Department of Licensing regulations. Participate with
    Director of Residential Services in CADL compliance audits.
  • Coordinate resident services including activity schedules, pre-admission interviews, conducts initial and annual assessments, and individual service plans.
  • Collects residential fees, maintains resident’s files and records in compliance with regulatory agencies.
  • Coordinate and order medications, food, and non-food supplies for the facility.
  • Monitors and coordinates building and equipment maintenance needs.
  • Reports incidents to the Kimochi Home Administrator, appropriate government departments, including the Ombudsman, as needed.

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Apr 13

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Job Title: Education Associate
Posted by: Japan Society
Location: New York City, NY
Contract: Full-Time

Thanks to JET alum, Alex Rogals (Kyoto-ken) for the following job opening:

Japan Society’s Education department is looking for a new full-time Education Associate to manage their Family Programs. For anyone who loves Japan and working with small children and families, this is a pretty amazing opportunity! Japanese fluency is not a requirement for this position, just a passion for Japanese culture!

The Education Associate, working in cooperation with the Education Program team, helps organize, develop, and administer programs for families, K-12 teachers, and students. The ideal candidate will possess a passion for, and experience with, family and student programming, a deep understanding of Japanese culture, and the desire to build bridges through teamwork and collaboration. The Education Associate will report to Interim Director of Education and Family Programs.

Here’s a link to the job description: https://www.japansociety.org/resources/content/2/0/6/9/documents/Education-Associate_Feb-2019.pdf


Apr 12

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Job Title: Kimochi Resident Assistant
Posted by: Kimochi, Inc.
Location: San Francisco, CA and San Mateo, CA
Contract: Full-Time

Here’s a job passed along to us:

 

 

 


Apr 12

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Job Title: Program Coordinator, Student Services (PCSS)
Posted by: Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) Tokyo (CIEE KK)
Location: Tokyo, Japan
Contract: Full-Time

Here’s an updated job listing from a previous post from Darren Biggs (Okayama-ken):

Target Start Date: September 2019
Application Deadline: May 31st or until filled
Reports to: Manager of Student Services

Summary of Position:

The Program Coordinator, Student Services (PCSS), supports the Manager of Student Services (MSS) in ensuring the wellbeing of students in college and internship programs in accordance with CIEE health safety and security policies. The PCSS will actively engage with students in the above-mentioned programs to ensure the quality of their study abroad experience, assisting them on a wide range of matters related to their daily lives, health and safety, and overall enjoyment of the program. The PCSS will also support CIEE Tokyo colleagues as needed for students in other program lines. Additionally, the PCSS will coordinate and implement CIEE Tokyo internship programs, including Tokyo Global Internship (GLINT) programs.

The selected candidate will be hired on a one-year contract with the possibility of converting to full-time permanent at the end of the first year, conditional on satisfactory performance and the needs of the company.

About CIEE:

A nonprofit, non-governmental organization, CIEE is the oldest and largest nonprofit study abroad and intercultural exchange organization in the United States. Since 1947, CIEE has helped thousands of people gain the knowledge and skills necessary to live and work in a globally interdependent and culturally diverse world by offering the most comprehensive, relevant, and valuable exchange programs available. CIEE programs and services span study abroad, teach abroad, international faculty training, and various specialty and custom programs for secondary, post-secondary, and international students.

We strive to lead a robust community of international program providers and sponsors through innovation, quality, safety, exemplary service, and exceptional efficiency. Our success depends on having the very best professionals. CIEE is committed to recruiting and retaining the best people in the industry, particularly those who are passionate about international education, are self-starters with high levels of energy and autonomy, and are dedicated to exceeding expectations in every challenge.

About CIEE Tokyo:

Located on the campus of Sophia University, CIEE Tokyo offers a variety of study abroad and intercultural exchange programs. Our current program lineup includes college semester; college summer; faculty-led and custom programs for colleges / universities; high school semester; high school summer; gap year abroad; and internships.

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Apr 11

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Job Title: Assistant to the CEO
Posted by: Yadoumaru Project
Location: Tokyo, Japan
Contract: Full-Time

Here’s a job passed along to us:

The CEO of an advertising company is looking for a female bilingual assistant for the company’s office in Tokyo. This is a good position for applicants interested in fully utilizing their language skills as well as furthering their career in the advertising field. Applicants should speak fluent English and Japanese (N2 and above).

  • Translation responsibilities offer opportunity to utilize language and communication skills
  • Ability to experience being a part of independent media productions
  • Possibility of being involved in expansion overseas

The Company

This company is an advertising agency, producing a variety of original media such as television programs, magazines, as well as organizing a top leaders’ membership club. With the possibility of expanding its existing media overseas, the company is looking for a female assistant to the CEO to assist with translation of media, help out at production sites, as well as bringing unique and diverse ideas to the workplace.

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Apr 10

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Job Title: Program Manager
Posted by: CET Academic Programs
Location: Washington, DC
Contract: Full-Time

Thanks to JET alum Kate Maruyama (Osaka-ken) for passing along this opportunity:

CET Academic Programs manages study abroad programs in Asia (including Japan) and we are hiring a Program Manager. It’s a great place to work—I’ve been there for more than nine years. Could you please help pass the word? The primary consideration deadline is April 19, 2019.

https://cetacademicprograms.com/about-cet/job-openings/?gh_jid=4256340002


Apr 9

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Job Title: Administrator
Posted by: Blum & Poe
Location: Tokyo, Japan
Contract: Full-Time

Here’s a job passed along to us:

The position is for a full-time administrator at Blum & Poe in Tokyo

https://www.nettam.jp/career/detail.php?no=24675

The administrator works mostly at the gallery’s front desk, and is responsible for a wide range of tasks ranging from basic file management and gallery upkeep to public relations and logistical planning for exhibitions. The role is adaptable and can be shaped according to the applicant’s strengths and interests.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone who already has at least some entry-level experience in the art world to work with a wide range of local and international artists of all generations. The role may be particularly suited to someone from the extended Ponja-Genkon community, as Blum & Poe represents numerous major postwar and contemporary Japanese artists.

We strongly prefer a native speaker of Japanese, but we are open to interviewing candidates who speak advanced Japanese, especially if they have experience of actively using it in a relevant work environment.

I would be very grateful if you could share this information with anyone you think is suitable for the position. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me off list at ashley@blumandpoe.com


Apr 9

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Job Title: Multiple Positions
Posted by: DSA International
Location: Multiple Locations
Contract: Full-Time

Here are some JET-relevant job listings courtesy of DSA International:

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!

CALIFORNIA

  • Accounting Manager (Orange County, CA) $110K/yr
  • Sales Support & Sales Rep (Orange County, CA) $37-50K/yr
  • Customer Service (Orange County, CA) $36K/yr
  • R&D / Regulatory Associate (Orange County, CA) $42-50K/yr
  • Purchasing (Torrance, CA) $32-34K/yr
  • Airline Coordinator (Torrance, CA) $32-40K/yr
  • Auditor & Tax Accountant (Torrance, CA) DOE
  • Accountant/Bookkeeper (Los Angeles, CA) $40-55K/yr
  • Administrative Assistant (San Gabriel Valley, CA) $37-45K/yr
  • Inside Sales (Pasadena, CA) $35-45K/yr
  • Sales Rep/Manager (San Francisco & San Jose, CA) DOE
  • Process Engineer (San Jose, CA) DOE

KENTUCKY

  • Sales Rep (Lexington, KY) DOE

MICHIGAN

  • Customer Service (Detroit, MI) $32-55K/yr
  • Sales Rep $50-80K/yr

NEW JERSEY

  • EDI Administrator (New Brunswick, NJ) $60-65K/yr

MIAMI

  • Sales Rep (Miami, FL) DOE

APPLICATION PROCESS: To apply, please send your resume as a MS Word attachment to: jobs@dsajobs.net. In the email subject line, please write: APR19-JETWIT-EK


Apr 8

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Job Title: Diplomatic Assistant/Scheduler, Congressional Affairs
Posted by: Embassy of Japan
Location: Washington, DC
Contract: Full-Time

Thanks to JETAADC for the following job listing:

The Embassy of Japan is seeking a highly motivated, team-oriented individual for the position of Diplomatic Assistant/Scheduler for the Congressional Affairs Section. The position provides an excellent opportunity to work for a foreign diplomatic mission while gaining insight into international affairs and its relation to the U.S. Congress from a unique inside perspective. Please see below for a detailed list of responsibilities.

The Embassy offers group health insurance coverage, paid vacation and sick leave. Working hours are 9:00 am – 5:30 pm, Monday through Friday, with lunch time receptionist duty once a month and opportunities for paid overtime by occasionally working at evening and/or weekend events. 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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Apr 8

Job: Research Specialist – ITOCHU International Inc. (Washington, DC)

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Job Title: Research Specialist
Posted by: ITOCHU International Inc.
Location: Washington, DC
Contract: Full-Time

Itochu’s DC office has a job opening for someone with strong Japanese skills and research/analysis experience.

Job Summary: Key member of the Washington Office policy research team providing advisory services for ITOCHU International Inc. and ITOCHU Corporation. Applicant will have excellent general research capabilities with the ability to cover a broad portfolio of issue areas and have the desire and capability to engage in business development opportunities. Applicant should have excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to quickly distill and analyze large volumes of information in a concise manner.

About Us: ITOCHU International Inc. is the North American flagship company of the ITOCHU Group. ITOCHU provides trading services for more than 20,000 items and manages a portfolio of more than 20 subsidiaries and affiliates. Established in New York in 1952 and headquartered in midtown Manhattan, ITOCHU has various offices from coast to coast in the United States, as well as operations in Canada and Mexico, and is staffed by approximately 160 employees. Its subsidiaries employ thousands more. ITOCHU operates in a wide variety of businesses, with particular strength in the machinery, energy & chemicals, electronics, food, forest products, chemicals and textiles sectors. ITOCHU and its subsidiaries have assets of nearly $1.7 billion and annual revenues of over $3.6 billion in the last year.

More Information and Application Processhttps://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/1169017862/


Apr 6

Job: Custom Programs Assistant – International Studies Abroad Tokyo (Tokyo, Japan)

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Job Title: Custom Programs Assistant
Posted by: ISA (International Studies Abroad) Tokyo
Location: Tokyo, Japan
Contract: Full-Time

Here’s a JET-relevant job passed along to us for those looking to stay in Japan:

ISA (International Studies Abroad) Tokyo is currently seeking an on-site Custom Programs Assistant in Tokyo, Japan. This is a full-time position. The ISA Custom Programs Assistant will be responsible providing a comprehensive array of services to ISA and WSISACP students in Tokyo.

Requirements

  • Candidate must already have obtained legal work permissions in Japan;
  • Bachelor’s degree (preferably in Business Administration, International Studies, Marketing, Education/Pedagogy, Bilingual Education or Pedagogy, or a related field);
  • Willing to work odd hours and weekends and be on call 24 hours a day while program is in session.

Preferred Qualities and Qualifications

  • Fluency in Japanese and English;
  • Self-motivated, detail-oriented, diplomatic, friendly, confident, articulate and able to work effectively with different types of people;
  • Must be a positive team player;
  • Must be mature and able to use discretion when necessary;
  • Able to multi-task effectively and work effectively under stress;
  • Willing to work odd hours and weekends and be on call 24 hours a day while program is in session;
  • One year of work experience in a similar or related position;
  • Knowledge and experience in higher education, undergraduate, and international education;
  • Work or study experience in the United States;

More Information and Application Process: https://chp.tbe.taleo.net/chp01/ats/careers/v2/viewRequisition?org=WORLDSTRIDES&cws=37&rid=1281


Apr 5

Job: Chief Operating Officer – U.S.-Japan Council (Washington, D.C., USA)

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Job Title: Chief Operating Officer
Posted by: U.S.-Japan Council
Location: Washington, D.C., USA
Contract: Full-Time

Here’s a job passed along to us:

The U.S.-Japan Council is hiring for a new COO position in their DC office. Please find the attached announcement below and follow up as per the application instructions.

USJC – Job Announcement – Chief Operating Officer


Mar 28

Job: Multiple Positions – Mori no Ike (Beltrami County, MN, USA)

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Job Title: Japanese Language Teacher, Japanese Language Counselor, and Culinary Arts Staff
Posted by: Mori no Ike
Location: Beltrami County, MN, USA
Contract: Full-Time

Here are a couple of summer positions still open and passed along to us:

SUMMER OPPORTUNITY WITH MORI NO IKE

Do you speak Japanese, love working with children, and need a fun and interesting gig for the summer? Mori no Ike, the Japanese Language Village at Concordia Language Villages–an immersion-based summer program based in Minnesota, part of 15 languages–is still looking for several staff members for 2019.

Here is a message from the Dean, Hanna:

Stay connected with all things Japan! Mori no Ike is a Japanese language and culture immersion program in Northern Minnesota. Every summer we welcome over 300 young people from around the country to participate a Japanese immersion summer camp experience. Villagers in our program live the language and culture of Japan through language classes, cultural activities and authentic Japanese meals. We are still hiring staff for summer 2019.

Positions still open for summer 2019 include:

Summer dates are: June 10-July 14 & July 9-August 18

Application Process: For more information, please contact Hanna Brandt hbrandt@cord.edu


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