Sep 20

Job: Economic Diplomatic Assistant – Embassy of Japan (Washington, D.C., USA)

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Position: Economic Diplomatic Assistant
Posted by: Embassy of Japan
Location: Washington, D.C., USA
Contract: Full-time

Here is a job received directly from the Embassy of Japan:

The Embassy of Japan is seeking a team-oriented individual for the position of Diplomatic Assistant. This individual will be primarily responsible for secretarial work: assisting and supporting a wide range of activities of diplomats in the Economic Section.

Application Process: Please see below for a detailed listing of responsibilities here – https://www.us.emb-japan.go.jp/itpr_en/job-economic-diplomatic-assistant.html. Application deadline by October 7th.


Sep 16

Job: Associate Director – Maureen and Mike Mansfield Foundation (Washington, D.C., USA)

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


Position: Associate Director
Posted by:  Maureen and Mike Mansfield Foundation
Location: Washington, D.C., USA
Contract: Full-time

Thanks to JET alumna, Kelly Primrose (Nara-ken, 2015-2018) for passing along the following job opening at her organization:

The Maureen and Mike Mansfield Foundation, a non-profit organization that promotes understanding and cooperation between Asia and the United States, seeks a full-time Associate Director of Programs in its Washington, D.C. office. The ideal candidate will be able to start work in October in a hybrid work capacity, with the expectation of working in the office one to two days a week this year.

Application Process: For more information and to apply, please click this link – https://mansfieldfdn.org/blog/now-hiring-associate-director/


Sep 13

Job: Multiple Positions – CET (Washington, DC)

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


Position: Academic Coordinator, Social Media Coordinator, or Marketing Coordinator
Posted by:
CET
Location: Washington, D.C., USA
Contract: Full-time

Thanks to JET alumna, Kate Maruyama (Osaka, 2005-2008) for passing along the following job openings with CET where she’s currently employed:

CET Academic Programs is hiring three positions in our Washington, DC office. Please share with your networks and students!

ACADEMIC COORDINATOR

A key member of the Academic Affairs and Programs Teams, the Academic Coordinator supports areas of academic administration, including enrollment management, transcripting, and evaluations. This position collaborates with colleagues across global and US-based teams to ensure timely and accurate student academic records, documentation, and evaluations.

SOCIAL MEDIA COORDINATOR

The Social Media Coordinator is responsible for creating engaging and timely content across all CET channels (Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, and YouTube). They work with the Marketing team to plan and develop content for highlighting CET’s programs and student experiences to future students, university partners, and other audiences. They are also responsible for the management of CET’s Student Correspondent program, Alumni Support Networks, and other student-driven content creation channels.

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Sep 9

Job: Program Coordinator – The Asia Program at The German Marshall Fund of the United States (Washington, D.C., USA)

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Position: Program Coordinator
Posted by: The Asia Program at The German Marshall Fund of the United States
Location: Washington, D.C., USA
Contract: Full-time

The Asia Program at The German Marshall Fund of the United States is seeking a Program Coordinator to work in its Washington DC office. GMF’s Asia Program fosters coordinated US-European approaches to common challenges in the region while building closer US-European-Asian partnerships. The Asia Program’s fellows and staff manage an active set of policy programs, conduct in-depth research, publish regular newsletters and podcasts, and frequently contribute articles and commentary to a wide range of international publications and news outlets.

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Sep 3

Job: Reporter / Researcher – Yomiuri Shimbun (Washington, D.C., USA)

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Position: Reporter / Researcher
Posted by: Yomiuri Shimbun
Location: Washington, D.C., USA
Contract: Full-time

The Yomiuri Shimbun is Japan’s largest daily newspaper with a circulation of nearly 8 million copies. We are headquartered in Tokyo and have over 20 international bureaus, three of which are in the United States: Washington DC, New York and Los Angeles. 

Main duties include assisting our Washington-based Japanese correspondents by attending video-conference, telephonic and in-person briefings and press conferences; tracking relevant news stories; arranging and conducting interviews; composing clear and concise memos on issues of interest; and covering various events, including those held by area think tanks and Congress.

Additionally, because there are congressional midterm elections this year, coverage of various elections and campaign rallies and related events will also be an important part of the reporting duties. Rapid and precise transcription is also required. 

Application Process: For more information and to apply, please click here: https://www.journalismjobs.com/1645658-japans-largest-newspaper-seeks-hardworking-reporterresearcher-yomiuri-shimbun.


Sep 2

Job: Deputy Director – The German Marshall Fund of the United States (Washington, D.C., USA)

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Position: Deputy Director
Posted by: The German Marshall Fund of the United States
Location: Washington, D.C., USA
Contract: Full-time

Thanks to JET alumna, Kristi Govella (Niigata-ken, 2005-2006) for passing the following job opening at her organization:

The Asia Program at The German Marshall Fund of the United States is looking for a new Deputy Director. Candidates must have expertise in Japan or Korea.

Application Process: For more information and to apply, see https://gmfus.hrmdirect.com/employment/job-opening.php?req=2192918&&cust_sort1=-1&&nohd#job


Sep 1

Job: Administrative Assistant Consulate-General of Japan in Chicago – (Chicago, IL, USA)

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


Position: Administrative Assistant to the Consul-General
Posted by: Consulate-General of Japan in Chicago
Location: Chicago, IL, USA
Contract: Full-time

Thanks to JET alumna, Jocelyn Russell (Gunma-ken, 2015-2019) for passing along the following job opening as they are searching for her replacement:

The Consulate-General of Japan is seeking a highly motivated, team-oriented individual  for the position of Administrative Assistant to the Consul-General. 

The Consulate offers group health insurance 80% coverage, paid vacation and sick leave. Working hours are 9:15 am – 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday, with the occasional weeknight and/or weekend event (paid overtime).

Salary is commensurate with experience. The minimum monthly base salary for this position is between $ 3,600 and $3,800. Depending on your experiences, the salary may increase beyond this range. The Consulate does not withhold federal or other taxes from employee salaries.

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.

Start Date: October 3, 2022

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Sep 1

Job: Accounts Payable Manager – Columbia Business School (New York, NY, USA)

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


Position: Accounts Payable Manager
Posted by: Columbia Business School
Location: New York, NY, USA
Contract: Full-time

Here’s a job working directly with Ryan Hata’s team at Columbia Business School:

Accounts Payable Manager in Jerome A. Chazen Institute for Global Business/ Eugene Lang Center for Entrepreneurship | Careers at Columbia


Sep 1

Job: Program Assistants – The Maureen and Mike Mansfield Foundation (Washington, D.C., USA)

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


Position: Program Assistants (two positions)
Posted by: The Maureen and Mike Mansfield Foundation
Location: Washington, D.C., USA
Contract: Full-time

Thanks to JET alumna, Kelly Primrose (Nara-ken, 2015-2018) for passing along the following job openings at her organization:

The Maureen and Mike Mansfield Foundation, a non-profit that promotes understanding and cooperation between Asia and the United States, seeks two (2) full-time Program Assistants for its Washington, DC office.

The ideal candidates will be able to start work in October 2022 in a work-from-home capacity, with the expectation of resuming in-office operations in Washington, DC one to two days a week. The Program Assistants will have responsibilities in the following areas:

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Aug 31

Job: Program Coordinator – Columbia University’s Weatherhead East Asian Institute (New York, NY, USA)

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Position: Program Coordinator
Posted by: Columbia University’s Weatherhead East Asian Institute
Location: New York, NY, USA
Contract: Full-time

Thanks to JET alumna, Elizabeth Peiffer (Shizuoka-ken, 2014-2015) for sharing the following job opening, which she will be transitioning out of soon. If you have any questions feel free to contact her at <peiffere19@gmail.com>.

Position Summary: Reporting to the Executive Director of the Weatherhead East Asian Institute (WEAI), and working in support of the Directors of the Master of Arts in Regional Studies-East Asia (MARSEA) program, the incumbent serves as the primary contact for all student-facing issues and policies.

Responsibilities: In this role s/he will:

  • Manages administration of the MARSEA program including budgeting, advertising, application processing, admissions, student support, and alumni initiatives;
  • Oversees student fellowship programs supporting research, language acquisition, unpaid internships, and dissertation write-up during the summer and academic year;
  • Liaises with East Asia-related student groups on events and programming, supervising event planning and execution, program development, and budget management;
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Aug 30

Job: Administrative Assistant – Embassy of Japan in Washington DC (Washington, D.C., USA)

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


Position: Administrative Assistant, Public Affairs Section
Posted by: Embassy of Japan in Washington DC
Location: Washington, D.C., USA
Contract: Full-time

hanks to the Embassy of Japan in Washington DC for passing along the following job opening:

The Embassy of Japan is seeking a highly motivated, team-oriented individual for the position of Administrative Assistant for the Public Affairs Section. This position is responsible for performing secretarial duties, coordinating public affairs events as well as performing various office support functions, including but not limited to, drafting and editing documents and correspondence for members of the Public Affairs Section, maintaining public office spaces, as well as other related office administrative tasks.

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 (all qualify for paid overtime).

Salary is commensurate with the experience and skills of the candidate. The minimum basic monthly salary for this position is $3500. Benefits include group health insurance coverage, paid time off, and sick leave.

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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Aug 24

Job: Program Director – VIA (Palo Alto, CA, USA)

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


Position: Program Director
Posted by: VIA
Location: Palo Alto, CA, USA
Contract: Full-time

Thanks to JET alumna and JETAANC President, Melissa Golden (Hokkaido, 2007-2012) for passing along the following job opening at her company:

VIA is looking for the next great Program Director to join our team managing an exciting portfolio of programs, including short-term virtual and in-person experiential learning programs, project accelerators, and professional fellowships.

This Program Director’s portfolio will likely include programs with students and professionals from Japan, so Japanese language skills would be highly beneficial! This is a remote position, but will include some in-person meetings and on-site presence for in-person programs in San Francisco Bay Area and Asia. US work authorization and California residency are required.

Application Process: The priority application deadline is September 18, 2022 and preferred start date is October 24th, but we will continue to accept and review applications until the position is filled. View the full position description and start an application on Idealist ideali.st/KVm2fu or our website viaprograms.org/job/program-director


Aug 20

Job: Assistant Correspondent – The Hokkaido Shimbun Press London Bureau (London, England, U.K.)

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Position: Assistant Correspondent
Posted by: The Hokkaido Shimbun Press, London Bureau
Location: London, England, U.K.
Contract: Part-time

Below is a part-time job sent to us directly from the newspaper.


Aug 18

Job: Secretary – The Permanent Mission of Japan to the United Nations (New York, USA)

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Position: Secretary
Posted by: The Permanent Mission of Japan to the United Nations
Location: New York, NY, USA
Contract: Full-time

Thanks to JET alumna, Debbie Walter (Hokkaido-ken, 2014-2019) for passing along the following job opening where she works. Please kindly note, she is not personally involved with the hiring process for this position:

The Permanent Mission of Japan to the United Nations in New York is currently seeking a new Secretary. Attached is the job description in both English and Japanese, which can also be found on our website at the following address: https://www.un.emb-japan.go.jp/itpr_en/job_opportunities.html

Application Process: Applications will be accepted through email only. If interested, please send a resume and cover letter to secretary@dn.mofa.go.jp by 29th August, 2022. Only those who will be retained for further selection processes will be notified accordingly, so we kindly request that applicants please refrain from calling us.


Aug 17

Job: Assistant Director of Graduate Business Programs – San Jose State University (San Jose, CA, USA)

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


Position: Assistant Director of Graduate Business Programs
Posted by: San Jose State University
Location: San Jose, CA, USA)
Contract: Full-time

Thanks to JET alumna, Jennifer Hwang (Shizuoka-ken, 2008-2012) for sharing the following opening at her alma mater. Please note that even though the listing says to apply by June 22, 2022, Jennifer has confirmed that the position is still vacant, but is not affiliated with the hiring team. 

Additionally, as a former colleague and student of the Lucas Graduate School of Business, Jennifer can only sing praises about the team that runs the business programs at San Jose State University. If you’re looking for a supportive manager, a collaborative team to work with, and meaningful programs to support, she highly recommends applying for the Assistant Director of Graduate Business Programs position.

Reporting to the Associate Dean of LGSB, the Assistant Director of Graduate Business Programs is responsible for the development and implementation of student outreach and recruitment, and oversees the admissions for all LGSB programs. Completes all administrative tasks related to the enrollment and graduation of the MS Transportation Management (MSTM) program, including admission, enrollment and graduation for the advanced certificates in Transportation Management. Other tasks include the scheduling process for all MTM courses, hiring and appointing of faculty.

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