Oct 5

Job: Bilingual (JP/EN) Finance Coordinator – North Pacific Fisheries Commission (Tokyo, Japan)

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Position: Bilingual (JP/EN) Finance Coordinator
Posted by: North Pacific Fisheries Commission
Location: Tokyo, Japan
Contract: Full or Part-Time (Temporary)

Thanks to JET alum Mervin Ogawa (Nagano-ken) for the following job opportunity:

General Staff Position Vacancy

Finance Coordinator

The North Pacific Fisheries Commission (NPFC) invites applications for a General Service Staff position of Finance Coordinator. The appointment will be for a four-year period starting from 1 April 2018, with the possibility of a second four year appointment subject to the assessment of performance evaluations by the Executive Secretary.

The NPFC is an inter-governmental organization established in 2015 by the Convention on the Conservation and Management of the High Seas Fisheries Resources in the North Pacific Ocean and headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. The Convention’s primary objective is to ensure the long-term conservation and sustainable use of fisheries resources in the Convention Area while protecting the marine ecosystems of the North Pacific Ocean in which these resources occur.

For further information on the Commission, please refer to the following link: https://www.npfc.int   Under the overall supervision of the Executive Secretary of the NPFC, the Finance Coordinator will assist the Executive Secretary regarding financial matters of the Commission.

The Finance Coordinator’s primary functions and duties are to:

  • Establish,  operate,  maintain  and  update  financial  accounting,  monitoring  and  control mechanisms according  to  international  standards for  all  financial systems  for  the Commission on behalf of the Executive Secretary
  • Assist the Executive  Secretary  in  payment,  disbursement  procedures  and  travel arrangements
  • Annually arrange and support independent auditors for the Commission
  • Assists the Executive Secretary in the preparation of budgets for the regular functioning of the Secretariat and associated special projects
  • Liaise with service providers for all infrastructure, equipment, maintenance requirements for the Commission
  • Assist with preparations of the Commission meetings and workshops
  • Perform other duties as assigned

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Oct 4

Job: JET Application Processing Staff – Embassy of Japan (Washington, D.C.)

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


Position: JET Application Processing Staff
Posted by: Embassy of Japan (JET Program)
Location: Washington, D.C.
Contract: Full or Part-Time (Temporary)

2016 Processing staff

The JET Program Office at the Embassy of Japan is seeking application processing staff members for its fall 2017 processing season. Processing staff will have the opportunity to learn more about the JET Program from the inside, meet JET alumni, and become more involved with the JETAA and U.S.-Japan communities in D.C.

This is a temporary position lasting from early/mid-November to late December 2017 or early January 2018. Please find more information about the position below:

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Checking application materials for completeness; sorting and filing applications
  • Data entry and preparation of application materials for review
  • Responding to inquiries from applicants
  • Occasional creation of social media posts

POSITION DETAILS

  • Staff will work in the JET Program Office at the Embassy of Japan (2520 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, D.C. 20008).
  • Working hours are MondayFriday from 9:30AM to 5:00PM. Full-time staff are desirable but working hours are flexible within these times.
  • Orientation and beginning of contract period will be early/mid-November.
  • Salary will be $12.00/hr.
  • As a temporary position, health insurance and benefits are not offered.

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Oct 2

Job: Japanese Language Teachers – GlobalizeDC (Washington, D.C.)

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


Position: Japanese Language Teachers
Posted by: GlobalizeDC
Location: Washington, D.C.
Contract: Part-Time

Globalize DC is looking for 1-2 part-time Japanese language teachers for their DC high school programs. See below for more information!

GlobalizeDC

Dear Friends:

Thanks to a new grant from the Japan Foundation, we are planning to expand our Japanese language offerings in the 2017-18 school year. We will be adding two new Japanese Plus Level I programs to serve more eager DC public high school students.

We are seeking one or two new part-time Japanese language teachers for these new programs. Here’s the recruitment announcement you can view and download. Please share with anyone you think might be interested, qualified, and available. The announcement is also posted here on our Japanese Plus website.

As always, I am extremely appreciative of your support and consideration.

Best,
Sally

 


Sep 29

Job: Receptionist – Consulate General of Japan in Atlanta (Atlanta, GA, USA)

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Position: Receptionist
Posted by: Consulate General of Japan in Atlanta
Location: Atlanta, GA, USA
Contract: Full-Time

Here’s a job from JETAA Southeast:

The Consulate General of Japan in Atlanta is hiring! We’re looking for a new Receptionist and JET alumni are preferred. Check our website for more information: http://www.atlanta.us.emb-japan.go.jp/ (Look under the “What’s New” section and click on “Consulate General of Japan in Atlanta Employment Opportunity: Receptionist”)

 


Sep 17

Job: TOEFL Course Preparation Teacher – UTP High Schools (West Islip, NY)

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Position: TOEFL Course Preparation Teacher
Posted by: UTP High Schools
Location: West Islip, NY
Contract: Part-Time

Thanks to former JETAANY Vice President Kathryn Piper for passing along this opening from a friend of hers who is the Director of Academic Development at UTP High Schools.

https://longisland.craigslist.

org/edu/6304935070.html(Apply by hitting the “Reply” button at the top of the job listing on the Craigslist page.)


Sep 9

Job: Resident Faculty (Dormitory Supervisor) for Girl’s Residence Hall – Keio Academy of New York (New York, NY)

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Position: Resident Faculty (Dormitory Supervisor) for Girl’s Residence Hall
Posted by: Keio Academy of New York
Location: New York, NY, USA
Contract: Full-Time

Here’s a job received directly from the institution:

We have a new opening position that is a Full-Time Resident Faculty (Dormitory Supervisor) for Girl’s Residence Hall at Keio Academy of New York. I really appreciate if you would post the attachment to your relevant networks. Potential applicants should email their resumes and cover letters to somu@keio.edu. Contact information: somu@keio.edu

POSITION: Full-Time Resident Faculty (Dormitory Supervisor) for Girl’s Residence Hall

QUALIFICATION: Must have bachelor’s degree. Must reside on campus. Several years of experience at educational institutions preferred. Education background is a plus.

STARTING DATE: Immediately

COMPENSATION: Salary commensurate with education and experience. Health Insurance and 403B Pension Plan benefits will be provided after three month probation period.

DEADLINE: Applications will be considered in order of arrival, until the position is filled.

職種:女子寮寮監(専任)

応募資格:大卒以上。本学院寮内に居住できる方。教育関係従事者,教育関連専攻の方歓 迎。

勤務開始日:至急

待遇:経験・能力等を考慮の上,本学院規定により決定。3 ヶ月の試用期間後,健康保険 および確定拠出年金制度あり。

締め切り日:採用が決定次第終了。


Sep 8

Job: Full-Time/Part-Time Instructor/Teacher/Tutor – Axiom Learning (Multiple Locations)

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


Position: Full-Time/Part-Time Instructor/Teacher/Tutor
Posted by: Axiom Learning
Location: California (Los Altos, Menlo Park); Massachusetts (Chestnut Hill, Concord, Harvard Square, Newton, Wellesley); New York (Manhattan); Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Contract: Full-Time/Part-Time

Here’s a job received directly from the company:

Axiom Learning: Innovate. Instruct. Inspire.

Axiom Learning strives to be a catalyst for educational change globally.  We are an innovative, early stage company; a hub for smart, idealistic people aspiring to unleash the greatness in every child. Our customized, 1-on-1 instruction is designed to empower students of various ages to find happiness and success in all aspects of their lives.

We are growing rapidly and looking for the most passionate team members to join us!

Axiom needs instructors to serve as both faculty members and innovators in our global mission as we help students overcome learning challenges, provide a fresh perspective to education, and work to open our own micro-schools. Instructors will design and apply creative lesson plans in traditional and non-traditional subjects, while also supporting unique learners. Additionally, they will work on projects from increasing our efforts to reach more underprivileged communities to developing new Axiom branches and services.

Through these projects, instructors should expect many opportunities for growth and promotion. Axiom values leveraging our team members’ strengths and interests. We incubate our employees’ distinct talents by allowing them to apply and develop their extraordinary skills. As we open more centers, we are looking to promote educational and center directors from within.

Check out our website to learn more about who we are and what we do!

www.AxiomLearning.com

Join the Axiom Family

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Sep 8

Job: Assistant Producer (TV News/FNN Department) – Fujisankei Communications International Inc. (Washington, D.C.)

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


Position: Assistant Producer (TV News/FNN Department)
Posted by: Fujisankei Communications International Inc.
Location: Washington, D.C. (No Visa Support)
Contract: Full-Time

Thanks to pre-JET alum Peter Gold (Fukui-ken) for the following job opening:

SUMMARY

To research and cover political and economic news in Washington DC as well as news taking place in North, Central, and South America that would be of interest to the Japanese viewers living in Japan. The position will require research on current events, develop ideas for news segments (“kikaku”), and on-site coverage. The ideal candidate will speak native-level English, conversational Japanese, and have 3-5 years of relevant experience or background. The candidate must be able to adapt their lifestyle to the news cycle, and travel frequently.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Keep up with current events in both Americas and Japan by scouring news media and researching a wide range of sources. Present topics that may be of interest to the Japanese viewers, whether the news involves Japanese individuals, has an effect on Japan, or topics that are similar to events taking place in Japan. Report news from location, which could be anywhere in the North, Central, or South America. Arrange business trip, including flight, lodging, rides, and interviews.

Other Skills

Speak native-level English, conversational Japanese. Strong commitment to the news lifestyle. Thrives in a team-oriented environment. Strong organizational, communication, and research skills. Reliable and punctual. Ability to use a hand-held camera a plus.

Essential Physical Requirements

Able to work irregular hours to accommodate developing news; ability to work overtime and weekends on a short notice; be willing to travel frequently. The job may require candidates to travel to inhospitable areas, such as the aftermath of natural disasters.

Please email cover letter and resume to  fujitvwdc@gmail.com.  No phone calls, please.

(Updated to correct location 9.9.17)


Sep 2

Job: Program Assistant – Japan ICU Foundation (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: Program Assistant
Posted by: Japan ICU Foundation
Location: New York, NY, USA
Contract: Full-Time

Thanks to JETAANY Treasurer, Fernando Rojas for sending the following job opening with his organization:

JICUF is seeking a part time Program Assistant (PA) to help with various organizational and administrative priorities. The Program Assistant will help JICUF’s three full-time staff on an as-needed basis. This may include helping to manage our grants portfolio, scholarship programs, short term international programs, and communications and fundraising efforts.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The PA’s responsibilities will include such tasks as:

  • Database management
  • Designing and compiling documents
  • Processing and filing the mail
  • Translation of correspondence/documents
  • Copy editing
  • Event planning

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Bilingual in English and Japanese
  • Knowledge and familiarity with Japanese higher education, especially ICU, a plus
  • Proficiency in Google Suite products
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States

COMPENSATION

The position is for 18 hours/week and the pay is $16/hour. We are flexible about work hours.

For more information or if you are interested in applying. Please go to the following website: https://www.jicuf.org/employment-opportunities/


Aug 25

Job: Program Assistant – Brookings Institute (Washington, D.C.)

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Position: Program Assistant, Global Economy and Development Program
Posted by: Brookings Institute
Location: Washington, D.C.
Contract: Full-Time

Thanks to former JETAANY President Yvonne Thurman-Doğruer, who works for the Brookings Institute as Director of Administration in the Global Economy and Development, for sharing this excellent opening in her department.

*************

Program Assistant

Global Economy and Development Program

https://careers-brookings.icims.com/jobs/1539/program-assistant/job

 

All applications must be submitted online at www.Brookings.edu


Aug 25

Job: Assistant Producer – Fujisankei Communications International Inc (New York, USA)

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


Position: Assistant Producer (TV News/FNN Department)
Posted by: Fujisankei Communications International Inc.
Location: New York, USA (No Visa Support)
Contract: Full-Time

Here’s a job received directly from the company:

SUMMARY

To research and cover news taking place in North, Central, and South America that would be of interest to the Japanese viewers living in Japan. The position will require research on current events, develop ideas for news segments (“kikaku”), and on-site coverage. The ideal candidate will speak native-level English, conversational Japanese, and have 3-5 years of relevant experience or background. The candidate must be able to adapt their lifestyle to the news cycle, and travel frequently.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Keep up with current events in both Americas and Japan by scouring news media and researching wide range of sources. Present topics that may be of interest to the Japanese viewers, whether the news involve Japanese individuals, has an effect on Japan, or topics that are similar to events taking place in Japan. Report news from location, which could be anywhere in the North, Central, or South America. Arrange business trip, including flight, lodging, rides, and interviews.

Other Skills

Speak native-level English, conversational Japanese. Strong commitment to the news lifestyle. Thrives in a team-oriented environment. Strong organizational, communication, and research skills. Reliable and punctual. Ability to use hand-held camera a plus.

Essential Physical Requirements

Able to work irregular hours to accommodate developing news; ability to work overtime and weekends on a short notice; be willing to travel frequently. The job may require candidates to travel to inhospitable areas, such as aftermath of natural disasters.

Please email cover letter and resume to maria.meyer@fci-ny.com


Aug 25

Job: Program Advisor – IES Abroad (Indiana, USA)

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Position: Program Advisor
Posted by: IES Abroad
Location: Indianapolis, IN, USA
Contract: Full-Time

Thanks to JET alum Mya Fisher (Kanagawa-ken) for the following job listing:

Program Advisor – Japanese Language Skills Required

Status: Full-time/exempt

Schedule: M-F, 8:30 – 5:00, including occasional evening and weekend work based on seasonal business needs/position requirements.

Note: This is an exempt position, and due to the time difference between Indianapolis and the Country Offices, there may be a need to work outside of core hours. Early-morning hours may be necessary on occasion.

Reports to: Associate Director, Program Management

Direct Reports: None

Start Date: ASAP

Location: Indianapolis, IN, USA

Summary of Position

The Study Abroad Foundation (SAF) HQ Program Advisor serves all students who apply and/or are admitted to SAF study abroad programs.  Each student demands unique services and requires a thorough review of his/her application and a timely admission decision.  Servicing students includes collecting, organizing and clarifying data and information throughout the application and pre-departure process so that it is clear, informative and adds value to the study abroad experience.  Post arrival, the HQ Program Advisor provides on-going student services and support for the duration of an SAF students’ participation in their program.  In addition, the HQ Program Advisor maintains university relations with his or her set of host universities and accurate program information related to each host university.

 

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Aug 20

Job: ESL/English Teacher – Japanese Children’s Society Inc. and R/Lingo Learning Center (New Jersey, USA)

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


Position: ESL/English Teacher
Posted by: Japanese Children’s Society Inc. and R/Lingo Learning Center
Location: Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, USA and Fort Lee, New Jersey, USA
Contract: Part-Time

Here’s a job received directly from the company:

Position: ESL/English teacher (PreK-6th Grade)

School Name and Job Locations:

  1. Japanese Children’s Society Inc.: Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey
  2. R/Lingo Learning Center: Fort Lee, New Jersey

Schedule:

  • Monday to Thursday: 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.  or 3:40 to 7:30 p.m
  • Friday8:20 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
  • Saturday9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Employment Status: Part-time

Benefit Eligible: Yes, if you can work more than 30 hours per week

Degree Level: Native English Speakers + BA (+ K-12 teacher certificate/TESOL + Teaching exp. are preferred)

Compensation: At least $30.00/hour *We pay transportation cost.

Start Date: September 2017

*Please send your RESUME to nakagawa.nyikuei@gmail.com or call 201-947-4707.


Aug 20

Job: African Peacebuilding Network Communications/Editorial Assistant – The Social Science Research Council (Brooklyn, NY, USA)

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Position: African Peacebuilding Network Communications/Editorial Assistant
Posted by: The Social Science Research Council (SSRC)
Location: Brooklyn, NY, USA
Contract: Full-Time

Here’s a job as a communications/editorial assistant:

Summary

The SSRC invites applications for the position of a Communications/Editorial Assistant to work closely with the African Peacebuilding Network on a broad range of editorial and communication-related activities.

Description

The Social Science Research Council (SSRC) is an independent, international, nonprofit organization devoted to the advancement of interdisciplinary research in the social sciences through a wide variety of workshops and conferences, fellowships and grants, summer training institutes, scholarly exchanges, research, and publications.

The African Peacebuilding Network (APN) promotes independent African research and analysis on peacebuilding in or near countries and regions affected by violent conflict on the continent. It seeks to infiltrate that knowledge with those who can play an important role in the shaping of an Africa-centered peacebuilding agenda, including global and regional centers of scholarly analysis and practical action as well as key policymakers at the United Nations and other multilateral, regional, and national policymaking institutions. For more information, please visit the APN program page.

The SSRC invites applications for the position of a Communications/Editorial Assistant to work closely with the African Peacebuilding Network on a broad range of editorial and communication-related activities. The ideal candidate will have the skills (writing, editing, new media proficiency) to produce high-quality web content while also being able to provide additional support in the areas of design/branding, media relations, and event management, as well as to perform related tasks, as directed.

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Aug 18

Job: News Assistant/Staff Reporter – The Asahi Shimbun (San Francisco, CA)

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Position: News Assistant/Staff Reporter
Posted by: The Asahi Shimbun
Location: San Francisco, CA
Contract: Full-Time

Thanks to JETAA USA Country Rep Mark Frey for sending over the following job opportunity:

News Assistant/Staff Reporter position

Company: The Asahi Shimbun
Position: News Assistant / Staff Reporter
Job Status: Full-time
Location: San Francisco, CA
Salary: $42,000 to $43,200 a year (Depending on Qualifications)

The Asahi Shimbun newspaper is seeking a skilled and highly motivated News Assistant/Staff reporter for its new San Francisco office. The position will directly report to the Bureau Chief. Founded in 1879, The Asahi Shimbun is widely recognized as Japan’s leading and most respected national daily newspaper. It has a circulation of nearly six million copies per day, and is read by a wide segment of the Japanese public.  The newspaper is particularly influential among Japan’s government officials, policymakers, and academics.  It also reaches an English-speaking audience through its English language website. Its North American bureaus are located in Washington, D.C., New York and San Francisco.

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