Oct 4

Job: Library Specialist – University of Pennsylvania Libraries (Philadelphia, PA)

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Job Title: Library Specialist
Posted by:
University of Pennsylvania Libraries
Location: Philadelphia, PA, USA
Contract: Full-Time

Here’s a job passed along to us:

The Penn Libraries seeks a Library Specialist to handle acquisitions and cataloging functions for the Japanese and Korean collections. Reporting to the Area Studies Technical Services Coordinator, the Japanese/Korean Library Specialist, working at an advanced level and independently, will acquire and describe Japanese and Korean language materials for the Penn Libraries in accordance with established standards and institutional policy.

In both acquisitions and cataloging, the incumbent will perform complex problem-solving using advanced analytical skills. The incumbent will collaborate closely with the Japanese Studies Librarian to identify priorities for resource processing.

DUTIES

Primary responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  • In accordance with cataloging standards/rules and local practice, perform routine and complex copy cataloging of Japanese and Korean language materials. Create original bibliographic records for Japanese and Korean language materials as needed.
  • Perform routine and complex ordering, receipt, and invoicing of Japanese and Korean language materials, including frequent direct communication with vendors.
  • Perform routine and advanced searches of Penn Libraries catalogs (Franklin & Alma), external bibliographic utilities (e.g. OCLC Connexion, CiNii), and online marketplaces (e.g. Amazon Japan, Nihon no Furuhon’ya/JADOB) for bibliographic and acquisitions information.
  • Process physical inventory, including unboxing materials (with occasional lifting of boxes), barcoding of library items, and transporting book trucks through Penn Libraries spaces.
  • Solve routine and highly complex bibliographic and acquisitions problems involving Japanese and Korean materials, including providing language expertise to other Penn Libraries staff as needed.
  • Train and supervise student assistants, and review their work as assigned.
  • Perform additional duties as assigned.

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Oct 4

Job: International Affairs Analyst – Aflac (Tokyo, Japan)

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


Job Title: International Affairs Analyst
Posted by:
Aflac
Location: Tokyo, Japan
Contract: Full-Time

Here’s a job received directly from the company:

Aflac, a leading U.S. financial institution in Japan, is looking for an International Affairs Analyst to handle a wide range of duties as a member of a highly effective government relations team. Responsibilities include researching and writing advocacy materials and policy documents; close tracking of and frequent reporting on regulatory and legislative developments; providing staff support for senior executives; and project management, including event planning. Close attention to detail, the ability to handle multiple projects and work collaboratively with others under tight deadlines are key attributes for this position.

Compensation competitive and commensurate with experience and skills.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree (Master’s preferred) in international studies, finance, or a related discipline
  • At least three years of related work experience (preferably five)
  • Strong Japanese, JLPT N1 or equivalent
  • Strong Work and PowerPoint skills
  • Excellent organizational, communication, and teamwork skills
  • Superior writing ability (translation experience preferred) and interest in public policy
  • A positive, constructive attitude and determination to follow through 

Application Process: For more information or to apply, please email Adam Richards: <arichards@aflac.com>  




Oct 2

Job: Director of Study Abroad – George Washington University (Washington, DC)

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


Job Title: Director of Study Abroad
Posted by:
George Washington University
Location: Washington, DC
Contract: Full-Time

Here’s a job passed along to us:

The George Washington University Office for Study Abroad in Washington, D.C. is now searching for a full-time Supervisor, Study Abroad Advising.

Reporting to the Director of Study Abroad, the Supervisor of Study Abroad Advising oversees the administrative operations related to advising and assessment within OSA. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Providing direction and feedback to the advising staff to ensure efficiency, consistency, and ongoing improvement of the student experience.
  • Coordinating advising across Global Bachelors and GW Programs Abroad with other team members.
  • Resolving complex advising issues requiring research or potential escalation to the director.
  • Designing and implementing pre-departure orientation for students.
  • Managing study abroad program provider relations.
  • Organizing study abroad week and the study abroad fair.
  • Administering the program petition process.
  • Overseeing use of the databases and platforms that capture data for OSA transactions.
  • Assisting the Applications Administrator in reporting data to national organizations such as IIE Open Doors.
  • Providing regular data updates to the OSA director and university leadership for management decisions and forecasting.
  • Collecting data on regulations, news, reports related to international/global education and higher education in the US and abroad.
  • Supporting OAS teams to collect and analyze study abroad data, trends, competitive data and developments as requested/needed.
  • Hiring, training, coaching, and supervising three professionals and multiple student employees. To include, goal setting and conducting performance reviews.

The position is based at GW’s Foggy Bottom Campus in Washington, DC. The incumbent may perform other related duties as assigned. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.

Application Process: For more information, please see the link on our Jobs at GW website: https://www.gwu.jobs/postings/71108

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Sep 25

Job: Assistant Language Teacher – Heart Corporation (Kanto Region, Japan)

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Job Title: Assistant Language Teacher (ALT)
Posted by: Heart Corporation

Location: Kanto Region (Various), Japan
Contract: Full-Time, 1 year-contracts

Here’s a job received directly from the corporation:

Job Description:

We are seeking Assistant Language Teachers (ALT) to work at Public Schools throughout the Kanto region for the coming year.

Our company seeks native-level English Speakers who would like to expand their knowledge and skills in teaching youth through our ALT program. This is a great opportunity for you to live within reach of Tokyo, without the Tokyo crowds or cost of living. You also have a great chance to work in Japan at the same time as the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and attend during our summer break.

Duties include

  • Working with Japanese teachers to create engaging English lessons
  • Motivating the students to speak English

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Sep 24

Job: Director of Corporate Partnerships – Japan Society ( New York, NY)

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Job Title: Director of Corporate Partnerships
Posted by: Japan Society

Location: New York, NY
Contract: Full-Time

Here’s a job received directly from the company:

The Director of Corporate Partnerships will lead the corporate fundraising team in recruiting new corporate members, maintaining existing accounts, and developing corporate sponsorships for Japan
Society’s programs.

The Director will design and implement effective strategies to increase corporate funding support. The Director of Corporate Partnerships will be an integral part of the Development
team, working hands-on with program areas and Special Events on cultivation events, Business & Policy programs, and the annual dinner.

Job Information and Application Process: Director of Corporate Partnerships


Sep 23

Job: On-site Program Coordinator – CISaustralia (Tokyo & Kyoto via Queensland, Australia)

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


Job Title: On-site Program Coordinator
Posted by: CISaustralia

Location: Tokyo & Kyoto via Queensland, Australia
Contract: Full-Time

Here’s a job received directly from the company:

We are urgently looking for a female Japanese speaker to lead an Australian University study tour in Japan for 2 weeks in November. Please see the details below:

Dates:  16th November to 2nd December 2019
Cities: Tokyo & Kyoto
Group size: 18-20 students and 2 male faculty staff
Subject: Gamming and Amination in Japan

  • Seeking a female, fluent Japanese speaker to lead the group. Main duties are: managing the logistics of the program and supporting staff/students.
  • Must remain with the group 24/7.
  • All travel costs are covered and a pay/meal stipend will be provided.

Application Process: Full position description and application link HERE

***Please note, I’ve verified with the company that the reason they need a female staff member is that the group of students is a mixture of male and female, but both faculty members are male, so they are looking for a female staff to compliment the male staff members.


Sep 23

Job: Program Manager – Columbia University (New York, NY)

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Job Title: Program Manager, Center on Japanese Economy and Business
Posted by: Columbia University

Location: New York, NY
Contract: Full-Time

Here’s a job received directly from the Center on Japanese Economy and Business with Columbia’s Business School:

Established at Columbia Business School in 1986 under the direction of Professor Hugh Patrick, the Center on Japanese Economy and Business (CJEB) promotes knowledge and understanding of Japanese business and economics in an international context. CJEB is a research organization widely recognized for its international symposia, conferences, and lectures held both in New York City and Tokyo, which provide prominent speakers from the public and private sectors a forum for collaboration and reflection on Japan, the United States, and the global economy.

Reporting to the Managing Director of the Center on Japanese Economy and Business (CJEB) and working with the co-directors of the APEC (Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation) Study Center at Columbia University, the Program Manager leads CJEB’s public events and various paper series and all written communications, and is responsible for being the sole manager for programs and activities of the APEC Study Center.

For More Information and to Apply: https://opportunities.columbia.edu/cw/en-us/job/502582?lApplicationSubSourceID


Sep 17

Job: Associate Program Officer – The Japan Foundation (New York, NY)

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Job Title: Associate Program Officer, Arts & Cultural Exchange
Posted by: The Japan Foundation

Location: New York, NY
Contract: Full-Time

Here’s a job received directly from the organization:

Established by the Japanese government in 1972, the Japan Foundation’s mission is to promote international cultural exchange and mutual understanding between Japan and other countries. The Japan Foundation’s activities consist of three major programs: 1) Arts & Cultural Exchange; 2) Japanese-Language Education Overseas, and 3) Japanese Studies and Intellectual Exchange. For more information, please visit our websites at www.jfny.org and www.jpf.go.jp.

The Japan Foundation, New York seeks an Associate Program Officer for the Arts and Cultural Exchange program. This program promotes the introduction of Japanese arts and culture as well as exchanges between Japan and the United States through various fields of arts and culture. This position will report to the Program Director of Arts and Cultural Exchange.

More Information and To Apply: https://www.jfny.org/karashi/wp-content/uploads/Job-Announcement201909.pdf


Sep 14

Job: Staff Writer – Nichi Bei Foundation (San Francisco, CA, USA)

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


Job Title: Staff Writer 
Posted by: Nichi Bei Foundation

Location: San Francisco, CA, USA
Contract: Full-Time

Here are a couple of jobs received directly from the organization:

Ten-year-old nonprofit ethnic community newspaper with a 120-year historic legacy of community leadership through media is seeking a dedicated, hard-working individual to write about community news and issues.

Job Description: The staff writer position is multifaceted, covering a variety of community news, breaking news and feature stories for a bi-weekly nonprofit ethnic community newspaper based in San Francisco’s Japantown. The position is budgeted for 32 hours per week, with full medical, dental and vision premiums paid after a three-month probationary period.

Candidate should possess the following qualities and qualifications:

  • B.A. in journalism or equivalent
  • Strong writing, editing and grammar capability with attention to detail
  • Strong interviewing skills
  • Ability to work efficiently under pressure and under deadlines
  • Background in issues pertaining to Japanese American and Asian American communities
  • Photography skills
  • Background in Adobe InDesign and Photoshop preferred
  • Japanese language skills a plus
  • A natural curiosity
  • Multimedia skills (video) a plus

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Sep 13

Job: Part-Time Bookkeeper/Office Manager – Nichi Bei Foundation (San Francisco, CA, USA)

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


Job Title: Part-Time Bookkeeper/Office Manager
Posted by: Nichi Bei Foundation

Location: San Francisco, CA, USA
Contract: Part-Time (may be combined with another position for more hours)

Here are a couple of jobs received directly from the organization:

The Nichi Bei Foundation, a nonprofit educational and charitable foundation serving the Japanese American community, is seeking a part-time Bookkeeper/Office Manager, between 15-20 hours a week. The Nichi Bei Foundation publishes the Nichi Bei Weekly, a nonprofit Japanese American community newspaper, and presents educational programs.

This is an excellent opportunity for an individual who seeks part-time work, flexible hours and meets the following requirements:

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Past Bookkeeping/Accounting experience 3+ years
  • Person must be proficient in Quickbooks and Excel and CRM (customer relations management) software (DonorView preferred)
  • Strong organizational, analytical and problem solving skills
  • Self-motivated, efficient and shows initiative
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • Ability to work in a small office environment
  • Produce accurate work
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks
  • Knowledge/familiarity of Japanese American community preferred

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Sep 13

Job: Multi-Cultural Executive Liaison – MonoSol (Merrillville, IN, USA)

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


Job Title: Multi-Cultural Executive Liaison 
Posted by: MonoSol

Location: Merrillville, IN, USA
Contract: Full-Time

Extremely exciting opportunity for the right candidate to utilize their extensive knowledge and experience in both the Japanese and US cultures and languages.

MonoSol (Chicagoland Area) is the most exciting, fast-growing Division of the widely known and respected Kuraray company in Japan. Seven years after a merger, MonoSol is becoming more involved in the global growth of Kuraray. This role will be the critical liaison between our President and Executive Leadership team and members the Kuraray Company in Japan and other parts of the world.

Responsibilities

  • Translation and Communication
    • Translate reports Japanese:English: Japanese
    • Coordinate and attend meeting where translation is required in Japan and USA and Europe for CEO and other Executives in real time
  • Coordinate and Plan logistics for Various Executive and Collaboration  Meetings in Japan
    • Coordinate and schedule meetings for the CEO in Japan with all stakeholders
    • Participate in the preparation of slide decks in Powerpoint
    • Draft white papers and investment review reports and send to Corporate Planning department

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Sep 12

Job: Global Health Program Officer – Japan Center for International Exchange USA (New York, NY, USA)

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Job Title: Global Health Program Officer
Posted by: Japan Center for International Exchange USA

Location: New York, NY, USA
Contract: Full-Time

Thanks to JET alum, Stephen Mchugh for the following job opening with his organization:

Japan Center for International Exchange (JCIE/USA) is currently looking for someone to fill the role of Program Officer for our global health programs. More Info here: http://jcie.org/201908-job-announcement

Some additional info about the job:

This would be a senior position for someone who already has some professional experience, especially in the field of global health or human security. We are looking for people who are excellent writers in English but are also comfortable working in a bicultural English/Japanese work environment. Since JCIE is a small office the Program Officer will be responsible for multiple aspects of global health programs at JCIE including; managing donor/grant relations, developing new proposals, and implementing existing programming.

Application Process: Interested applicants should send their resume and a cover letter to smchugh@jcie.org.


Sep 11

Job: Education Abroad Coordinator – California State University Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA, USA)

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Job Title: Education Abroad Coordinator
Posted by: California State University Los Angeles

Location: Los Angeles, CA, USA
Contract: Full-Time

Here’s a JET-relevant job passed along to us:

https://cmshr.calstatela.edu/psp/HLAPRDG/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL?Page=HRS_CE_JOB_DTL&Action=A&JobOpeningId=180314&SiteId=1&PostingSeq=1

Sep 10

Job: Corporate Relations Manager and Marketing Coordinator – Japan America Society of Greater Philadelphia (Philadelphia, PA, USA)

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Job Title: Corporate Relations Manager and Marketing Coordinator
Posted by: Japan America Society of Greater Philadelphia

Location: Philadelphia, PA, USA
Contract: Full-Time

Here are listings for a Corporate Relations Manager and Marketing Coordinator at the Japan America Society of Greater Philadelphia that were passed along to us:

http://japanphilly.org/about/work-with-us/


Sep 4

Job: Global Health Program Officer – Japan Center for International Exchange (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


Job Title: Global Health Program Officer
Posted by: Japan Center for International Exchange (JCIE/USA)

Location: New York, NY, USA
Contract: Full-Time

Thanks to JET alum, Stephen Mchugh for the following job opening with his organization:

Japan Center for International Exchange (JCIE/USA) is currently looking for someone to fill the role of Program Officer for our global health programs.

This would be a senior position for someone who already has some professional experience, especially in the field of global health or human security. We are looking for people who are excellent writers in English but are also comfortable working in a bicultural English/Japanese work environment. Since JCIE is a small office the Program Officer will be responsible for multiple aspects of global health programs at JCIE including; managing donor/grant relations, developing new proposals, and implementing existing programming. Interested applicants should send their resume and a cover letter to smchugh@jcie.org.

Application Process: http://jcie.org/201908-job-announcement


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