Jan 18

Job: Part-Time Translator – City of Biei-cho (Biei-cho, Hokkaido)

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Job Title: Part-Time Translator
Posted by: Biei-cho, Hokkaido
Location: Biei-cho, Hokkaido, Japan
Contract: Part-Time

Here’s a good opportunity for someone wanting to do part-time translation work for a couple of months:

Biei-cho, Hokkaido, is looking for a few interns who can read & speak Japanese and to help them with translations from Feb. 1 – Mar. 31. You must reside from outside of Japan (flight will be paid for you). You will work Monday-Friday. Below is the link for anyone interested (only in Japanese).

https://biei-act.jp/business/entry-477.html?fbclid=IwAR1zoXx9IwAP5CflrukgaGAMXOzyc5YRkH_HWQY4rirNbCCfYXWY_xGJoQA

Contact: Masanori Satake at  seisaku_chousei@town.biei.hokkaido.jp

(He can be a direct contact, although you must still submit a formal application)

 


Jan 17

Job: Private Junior/Senior High School Teacher – ELT Source (Nagoya, Japan)

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Job Title: Private Junior/Senior High School Teacher
Posted by: ELT Source
Location: Nagoya, Japan
Contract: Full-Time

Thanks to JET alumni, Gajen Sivakumar (Oita-ken, 2013-2017) for the following job opportunity:

Job Description: ELT Source is looking for an enthusiastic individual to join our team to teach at a private Junior/Senior high school in Nagoya starting April 2019. We are a small energetic company with an opening for a position which offers an above average salary, holidays of over 2 months a year, strong support and great schools to teach at.

All candidates must be a native English speaker and have achieved a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree. Candidates with prior ALT experience and or degrees in Education, English, Linguistics or Japanese studies are preferred but not required. Candidates are required to work within a group of other ELT Source teachers and collaborate to prepare all lessons, administer tests and evaluate student performance. If you are looking for a position where you can hone your teaching skills at a job that is sometimes challenging, often rewarding and where you can become an active part of the school this is the right position for you.

Please note that although all applications will be reviewed carefully only those considered for an interview will be contacted.
Brief Job Description:
  • Teaching English at a combined Jr/Sr high school.
  • Full-time Monday to Friday
  • 15 to 18 in class hours per week with class sizes of about 20.
  • Writing all lessons, quizzes, exams for the year following the already established curriculum.
  • With multiple testing periods throughout the year proper evaluation of all students is essential. * Our instructors teach independently without a Japanese English teacher in the classroom.
  • There is a group of senior ELT Source instructors at the school from which new instructors will have strong support from.
Vacation:
  • All National holidays are off.
  • Fully paid spring, summer and autumn breaks.

Jan 17

Job: News Reporter/Research Assistant – Yomiuri Shimbun (Los Angeles, CA)

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Job Title: News Reporter/Research Assistant
Posted by: Yomiuri Shimbun
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Contract: Full-Time

Here’s a job received directly from the newspaper:

Yomiuri Shimbun

Founded in 1874, The Yomiuri Shimbun is Japan’s largest and most influential national daily newspaper in Japan. We have 28 international bureaus, three of which are in the United States: Washington DC, New York and Los Angeles.

Job Description:

The Los Angeles Bureau of the Yomiuri Shimbun, Japan’s largest national daily newspaper, seeks a reporter/research assistant to help cover all news, especially sports events (primarily baseball, but also golf tennis, Olympics sports, etc.), and assist in reporting on any other major (non-sports) news in the western and Midwestern states of the U.S. and Mexico. This job primarily involves assisting two Japanese sports reporters by gathering daily sports news, arranging and conducting interviews, obtaining media credentials for sports events, doing research, transcribing interviews, and covering games and other events. The work can be fast-paced and there are regular deadlines (work days may sometimes include weekends and on some days start of work days may be in afternoon and continuing after the end of games during baseball season). The position may require travel to cover major news, report on various sporting events, and also covering the entertainment industry.

Applicants should be able to communicate well in English and Spanish. Since the newspaper is in Japanese, there are no byline opportunities.

Job Duties:

  • Newsgathering and research, identify newsworthy events
  • Conduct interviews/develop and maintain news sources
  • Cover press conferences and other events
  • Travel is sometimes required, including weekend work-Some administrative duties

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Jan 12

Job: Export Ocean Operations or Human Resource Assistant – DSA International Consulting (Pasadena, CA, USA)

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Job Title: Export Ocean Operations or Human Resource Assistant
Posted by: DSA International Consulting
Location: Pasadena, CA, USA
Contract: Full-Time

Here’s a couple of jobs passed along to us:

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Export Ocean Operations(Bilingual Japanese/English Language) to $50Kyr
  • Seeking candidate with export ocean operations background. Must possess good customer service and communication skills. PC literacy is required.
  • Experience international logistics industry. Export logistics operation and international trading background preferred.
  • Bilingual Japanese/English language is required.
This is a direct hire position. Hours: 9:00 am to 5:00 p.m. (1 hour unpaid lunch period)
Application Process: To apply, please email your resume as a Microsoft Word attachment to jobs@dsajobs.net. Please list in the email subject: Jet-EXPOP-LB-KM-81-2019
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Human Resource Assistant | Benefit/Payroll -Pacific Rim Firm to $60Kyr

Immediate need in a major global firm for a Human Resource Assistant (Benefit/Payroll) to join their team.

Qualifications:
  • Ability to organize and complete projects on a timely basis
  • Bachelors degree, preferably in Human Resource or Business related field required
  • Must have a minimum of 2 + years experience in Human Resources or Payroll/Employee Benefits
  • PHR / SPHR Certifications a major plus
  • Must be proficient on the computer: MS Office
This is a direct hire, full-time position with a base salary up to $60,000 a year along with comprehensive benefits including 401k, medical, dental, vision, education assistance, life insurance, vacation, sick leave etc.
Application Process: To apply, please email your resume as a Microsoft Word attachment to jobs@dsajobs.net. In the subject line, please write: Jet-“Human Resource (Benefit & Payroll) Attention: Christine”

Jan 12

Job: Japanese Teacher – Felix V. Festa Middle School (New York City, NY)

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Job Title: Japanese Teacher
Posted by: Felix V. Festa Middle School
Location: New York City, NY
Contract: Part-Time

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

Japanese teaching position near New York City

Clarkstown Central School District (West Nyack, NY): Part-time opening for applicant holding certification in Japanese for the 2018-19 school year and anticipated opening for the 2019-20 school year.

An opening for a part time Japanese teaching position is anticipated starting in September at Felix V. Festa Middle School in West Nyack, New York. The position will begin with introductory Japanese classes with the potential for expanding in the subsequent school years.  Interested candidates should contact Celinda Vanichpong-Lintner (cvanichpong@ccsd.edu or 845-639-6300, ext. 5503) with questions.

Clarkstown is a vibrant suburban community located just 25 miles north of New York City. In 2016, CNN Money ranked Clarkstown the 7th best small city to live in America, and Clarkstown Schools have an excellent reputation. Find out more about Clarkstown at http://www.town.clarkstown.ny.us/


Jan 11

Job: Group Leader – Experiment in International Living – (Brattleboro, VT, USA and Japan)

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Job Title: Group Leader
Posted by: Experiment in International Living
Location: Brattleboro, VT, USA and Japan
Contract: Full-Time

Here’s a job received directly from the organization:

Now hiring Group Leaders for summer abroad programs to Japan!

The Experiment in International Living is currently hiring experienced and inclusive educators to guide our summer 2019 programs in Japan. To learn more about our programs in Japan, please visit: https://www.experiment.org/program-landing/destinations/?location=Japan&country=&theme

Group leaders travel alongside their group and serve as their students’ primary support throughout the program. Two co-leaders work together to guide a group of up to 15 high school students on a 4-week journey.  Leaders’ responsibilities’ include helping their students integrate into local cultures and host families, conducting group excursions, and guiding students through discussions of and reflections on their experiences. Leaders work with the Experiment’s US-based staff and in-country partners to maximize students’ health and safety and to ensure the program is meaningful, challenging, and experientially rich.

Minimum Required Qualifications

  • Fluent in Japanese and English
  • Experience working with high school students in a leadership capacity
  • At least 21 years of age (Applicants must be 21 or older by June 1, 2019.)
  • A bachelor’s degree (Current undergraduates may apply if they are on track to obtain their bachelor’s degree by June 15, 2019.)
  • Ability to pass a criminal background check
  • Eligibility to work in the United States
  • A current passport (valid through January 2020)
  • Complete availability for the duration of the program (including Staff Training in Brattleboro, Vermont from June 24-29, and the entirety of the program in Japan from June 30 – July 29).

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Jan 11

Job: Associate Producer – NHK General Bureau for America (New York City, NY)

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Job Title: Associate Producer
Posted by: NHK General Bureau for America
Location: New York City, NY
Contract: Full-Time

Here’s a job received directly from the NHK General Bureau for America:

Currently, we have an immediate opening for an associate producer who has interest in working at a Japanese broadcasting company. Please chick here for more information – 【募集要項】20190108NHK New York seeking associate producer

If you have any questions, please contact Rumiko Imamura <admin@nhkyn.com>.


Jan 8

Job: Translator or Global Human Resources Specialist Positions – ARKRAY, Inc. (Kyoto, Japan)

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Job Title: Translator OR Global Human Resources Specialist
Posted by: ARKRAY, Inc.
Location: Kyoto, Japan
Contract: Full-Time

Thanks to JETAADC for the following two job openings with ARKRAY, Inc. Kyoto Laboratory:

We are currently looking for a native English speaker who can also speak Japanese (business level) to work with us at ARKRAY. We have 2 job postings we would like to share with you. Please find the job description below, and feel free to ask us any additional questions there may be regarding the position.

Translator (EN JP) job description

GHR job description

To give you a brief self-introduction of our company, ARKRAY is a medical device maker mainly involved in the production of clinical analysis devices. (Our HP can give you more details.) We have established affiliates in more than 12 countries all over the world, and are still seeking to expand our needs to more countries worldwide. Our main responsibility is to communicate with these global affiliates through interpreting to support their meetings/ HR issues. We find people with such impressive experiences at the JET program more than suitable for the position and they can be able to broaden their multi-lingual skills through this position at ARKRAY.

Application Process: If there are any people interested, please have them contact me directly (fukuis@arkray.co.jp) or our team e-mail (ghr@arkray.co.jp) with a resume attached.

Conditions such as salary are negotiable, depending on experience. We also offer benefits such as housing allowances and moving fees under certain circumstances.


Jan 8

Job: Accounting Assistant – DSA (Torrance, CA, USA)

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Job Title: Accounting Assistant
Posted by: DSA
Location: Richmond, IN, USA
Contract: Full-Time

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

(U.S.A.) – USA & Japan/China Trade!

DSA is posting on behalf of client Hi-Tech Electronics firm. Accounting Trainee-Japan/China & USA Trade. Immediate hire position available for established Hi-Tech Electronics firm located in Torrance, California

Position: Accounting Assistant

Qualifications:

  • Desired candidate with Bachelor’s degree
  • Willing to train with accounting background or education
  • Corporate accounting functions
  • PC Literacy
  • Good Communication skills
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Please email your resume via WORD DOCUMENT to jobs@dsajobs.net

Jan 3

Job: Japan Study Program Associate – Earlham College (Richmond, IN, USA)

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Job Title: Japan Study Program Associate
Posted by: Earlham College
Location: Richmond, IN, USA
Contract: Full-Time

Here’s a JET-relevant Japan job at Earlham College passed along to us:

General Description

The Program Associate’s main duty will be recruiting for the Japan Study program. Japan Study is a long-standing, collaborative initiative linking the 27 colleges of the Great Lakes Colleges Association (GLCA) and the Associated Colleges of the Midwest (ACM) with Waseda University in Japan. The PA reports to the Director and assists him in the administration of various Earlham programs related to Japan, including campus programming, study abroad, faculty development, and community outreach. In addition to programs on the Earlham campus, Earlham College, a Quaker institution, is one of the nation’s leading liberal arts colleges in the field of international education.

Responsibilities:

  • Recruiting students for the study-abroad programs in Japan–includes travel to member campuses
  • Communicating with representatives and students from member colleges (letters, brochures, handbooks, e-mail, website, program applications)
  • Acting as a liaison between the consortial campuses and our Tokyo office
  • Planning and implementation of orientation programs in the U.S. and Japan, webinars, and pre-departure and post-return orientations.
  • Managing a semester-abroad program that sends approximately 8 Earlham students and a faculty member to Morioka each year
  • Coordinating the evaluation program and completing yearly evaluation reports
  • Working with Earlham faculty and students interested in Japan
  • Assisting with campus programming related to Japan
  • Managing communication with Earlham alumni and friends
  • Facilitating two short-term exchange programs that bring middle and high school students from Japan to Indiana
  • Recruiting, hiring, and orienting recent graduates for the Assistant Language Teacher (ALT) Program in Morioka and Tanohata
  • Engaging in professional development activities through participation in state, regional, and national professional organizations
  • Other responsibilities as assigned by the Japan Study Director

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

 


Jan 2

Job: Account Representative – DSA (Los Angeles, CA, USA)

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Job Title: Account Representative
Posted by: DSA
Location: Los Angeles, CA, USA
Contract: Full-Time

Here’s a job passed along to us:

Description: DSA is posting on behalf of the client (Japan-China-Vietnam & USA Paper Packaging Export). Major global firm in the international paper packaging manufacturing industry is seeking a Sales & Account Representative for their Los Angeles Office-5 minutes east of Downtown LA.
Qualifications:
  • Bachelors degree
  • Interest in sales and corporate account management
  • Industrial Packaging Products
This is a direct hire, full-time position with a competitive salary of up to $50K and benefits.
Application Process: To apply, please email your resume as a Microsoft Word attachment to jobs@dsajobs.net

Dec 22

Job: Group Leader – Experiment in International Living (Brattleboro, VT, USA and Japan)

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Job Title: Group Leader
Posted by: Experiment in International Living
Location: Brattleboro, VT, USA and Japan
Contract: Full-Time

Here’s a job received directly from the organization:

Now hiring Group Leaders for summer abroad programs to Japan!

The Experiment in International Living is currently hiring experienced and inclusive educators to guide our summer 2019 programs in Japan. To learn more about our programs in Japan, please visit: https://www.experiment.org/program-landing/destinations/?location=Japan&country=&theme

Group leaders travel alongside their group and serve as their students’ primary support throughout the program. Two co-leaders work together to guide a group of up to 15 high school students on a 4-week journey.  Leaders’ responsibilities’ include helping their students integrate into local cultures and host families, conducting group excursions, and guiding students through discussions of and reflections on their experiences. Leaders work with the Experiment’s US-based staff and in-country partners to maximize students’ health and safety and to ensure the program is meaningful, challenging, and experientially rich.

Minimum Required Qualifications

  • Fluent in Japanese and English
  • Experience working with high school students in a leadership capacity
  • At least 21 years of age (Applicants must be 21 or older by June 1, 2019.)
  • A bachelor’s degree (Current undergraduates may apply if they are on track to obtain their bachelor’s degree by June 15, 2019.)
  • Ability to pass a criminal background check
  • Eligibility to work in the United States
  • A current passport (valid through January 2020)
  • Complete availability for the duration of the program (including Staff Training in Brattleboro, Vermont from June 24-29, and the entirety of the program in Japan from June 30 – July 29).

Benefits

  • Intensive weeklong professional development training
  • Experience a familiar culture from a new perspective
  • Use your language skills and expand your professional network
  • Stipend based on program length; program-related travel expenses covered

Application Process: Learn More and apply online at https://www.experiment.org/apply/become-a-group-leader/

Final application deadline: January 20, 2019.

Questions? Contact us at groupleaders@experiment.org

Commitment to Diversity The Experiment is committed to recruiting and supporting students of diverse backgrounds, and thus The Experiment is equally committed to hiring Group Leaders who represent diverse geographic, ethnic, religious, and economic backgrounds.

 


Dec 21

Job: Sales Position – Nippon Travel Agency America Inc. (NY, NJ, TX)

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Job Title: Sales
Posted by: Nippon Travel Agency America Inc. (NTA America Inc.)
Location: New York. New Jersey area and/or Dallas, Texas area
Contract: Full-Time

Here’s a job passed along to us from USJETAA:

NTA America Inc (Nippon Travel Agency America Inc) is a 100% subsidiary of Nippon Travel Agency, Ltd. Co. in Japan. We are the oldest Travel Agency in Japan (founded in 1906) to organize the Buddhist Pilgrimage group travel. NTA America was established in 1966. New Jersey office has been serving for New York clients in the beginning, and now we cover from Massachusetts to Texas. We are specializing to help travel management in several shapes such as Corporate Travel Management, Group Travel Coordination, Meetings and Event Coordination. Since we are Japanese company, Japan is the strongest destination, however, our clients travel across the world from Africa to Latin America to Europe and Asia. Our clients are Major Japanese corporations, Governments (from local to federal to Japanese), Non-profit organizations and schools.

Job Description

  • Location: New York. New Jersey area and/or Dallas, Texas area
  • Position: Sales
  • Language: English (Japanese knowledge is a plus)
  • Our strength: Deep knowledge and accessibility to Japan
  • Products: Travel Management include: Corporate Travel Management, Group Travel Management and MICE Coordination
  • Special destination: Japan
  • Basic PC skills required (Microsoft Office)
  • Time: Flexible
  • Salary: Commission base (Fixed salary and benefits are negotiable)

Application Process: Please send your resume to NTA America Administration: sdo@ntaamerica.com. We will get back to you with more details.


Dec 20

Job: Assistant Director of Student Services – CET Academic Program (Washington, DC)

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Job Title: Assistant Director of Student Services
Posted by: CET Academic Program
Location: Washington, DC
Contract: Full-Time

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

Description of the Organization

CET Academic Programs is a study abroad organization that has been developing and delivering innovative educational programs abroad since 1982. Originally “China Educational Tours,” CET began operations in Beijing, later expanding to other locations around the world. Today, CET offers a varied portfolio of semester, summer, and short-term customized programs around the world for college, high school, pre-college and gap year students. CET is known for high program standards, strong academics, a nimble and collaborative approach to partnerships, and supportive student services. Through elements such as field-based course components, internships, community-based learning, and housing with local roommates, CET strives to integrate students into the local community and facilitate lasting relationships with hosts. As an environmentally conscientious organization, CET aims to adopt sustainable measures across its operations. And through its commitment to inclusion, CET seeks and encourages the participation of students from diverse backgrounds, ensuring a welcoming, hospitable program environment that promotes student learning.

Description of the Position

The Assistant Director of Student Services will manage the Student Services team. This team actively supports CET’s mission by providing comprehensive support services that prepare students academically, culturally and personally for their programs abroad. The team’s broad range of support services seek to enhance the quality of CET programming, facilitate student retention initiatives and optimize the student experience. The Assistant Director will supervise six Student Services Coordinators (SSCs). Each SSC has a portfolio of semester, summer and short-term customized programs in designated countries, and works with students via telephone and email, advising them on program information and providing guidance during the application and pre-departure processes. The SSC plays a key role in the admissions process, reviewing applications and engaging in student outreach efforts to ensure the enrollment of programs. The Assistant Director will provide daily oversight of the SSCs, supervising their front line interaction with student applicants, overseeing admissions and advising, and monitoring enrollment numbers. The Assistant Director will provide mentorship, feedback, and ongoing training to the SSCs, as well as facilitate collaboration between the SSCs and their respective Programming team colleagues.

The Assistant Director will collaborate with the Director of Student Services on admissions and communication outreach strategies, and will work with the SSCs to implement the strategies when interfacing with students, parents, and partners. The Assistant Director will ensure consistent and accurate messaging across all facets of the student applicant experience—from initial interest, to acceptance, to departure.

For More Information and To Apply: https://cetacademicprograms.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/Assistant-Director-of-Student-Services.pdf


Dec 19

Job: Assistant Director, Richard U. Light Fellowship Program – Yale (New Ha)en, CT 

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Job Title: Assistant Director, Richard U. Light Fellowship Program
Posted by: Yale
Location: New Haven, CT
Contract: Full-Time

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

Reporting to the Light Fellowship Director, the assistant director will help shape the Light Fellow / Greenberg Scholar experience from the moment of a student’s initial interest in studying language in East Asia through to life-long engagement with a network of peers.  Assist in all aspects of running the program, from student information sessions to program evaluation and donor relations.

Essential Duties

  • Conduct all initial advising to potential applicants with questions related to applying for the Light Fellowship, choosing a Light Approved Program, deciding how long to study abroad, applying for study abroad credit, planning for travel and study abroad, exploring alternatives to the Light Fellowship, and connecting with former Fellows.
  • Develop and present information and pre-departure sessions and related material for students participating in these programs. Maintain and review all award agreements.
  • Conduct program evaluations and draft the annual report to the foundation.  Manage the Light Fellowship Program’s student reporting protocol, which includes an active blogging system.  Survey student reports with the aim of building any emerging themes into the next year’s information and pre-departure sessions.
  • Supervise the Light Fellowship Administrative Assistant position and occasional student worker staff.
  • Plan and arrange for up to nine faculty and administrators selected each year by the Light Fellowship Executive Committee to conduct site visits at program-approved sites throughout East Asia.
  • Serve as study abroad adviser for students interested in studying abroad at Light approved sites and advise on credit policies and credit application processes, review credit applications and process credit transfers.  Collaborate with Study Abroad team to develop resources for students and other members of Yale community related to health & safety and study abroad credit.
  • Represent Yale University and the Light Fellowship Program at numerous on-campus events.
  • Formulate and prepare award budget parameters for each of two fellowship competitions held during the year by calculating ever-changing program costs and monetary exchange rates for each fellow going abroad to more than 20 programs in East Asia across a mix of study terms and durations.  Reconcile all expenditures.
  • Design, produce, and disseminate public relations materials, such as brochures and posters for Academic Fairs, Bulldog Days, and other events when appropriate.  Use social media and other technologies to promote programs.  Work on website and other technologies supporting the program.
  • Develop a knowledge base about the quality and nature of language study programs and student-life resources at approved Light Fellowship Program sites in East Asia.  Establish and maintain relationships with program administrators at those sites.
  • Serve as primary administrator in the absence of the Director.
  • Collaborate with the Director on all other activities directly related to the administration of the Richard U. Light Fellowship Program, including, but not limited to, special projects as assigned by the Light Fellowship Director or the Director of Fellowship Programs.
  • Other duties as assigned.

To Apply and for More Information: https://funding.yale.edu/contact/assistant-director-light


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