Mar 27

Job: Production Manager – MoustacheCat Dance (New York City, NY)

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Job Title: Production Manager
Posted by: MoustacheCat Dance
Location: New York City, NY, USA
Contract: Part-Time

Here’s a part-time job gig passed along to us for a JET alum interested in performing arts:

SEEKING PRODUCTION MANAGER

Kaoru Ikeda/MoustacheCat Dance is seeking a Production Manager for the dance work Freedom Isn’t Free, which addressed the Japanese American experience during WWII. The work will premiere on June 14-15, 2019.

DUTIES:

  • Updating and assisting in distributing flyer
  • Outreach – contacting Japanese newspapers, etc.
  • Fundraising
  • Making simple playbill
  • Setting up ticketing website (ex: Brown Paper Tickets)

As a small non-profit organization, they cannot pay much but it will be at least $600.

CONTACT:

Kaoru Ikeda/MoustacheCat Dance
Cell: 347-803-3376
kaoru@moustachecatdance.org
http://moustachecatdance.org/
http://www.facebook.com/moustachecatdance


Mar 26

Job: Program Assistant – CIEE Tokyo (Tokyo, Japan)

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Job Title: Program Assistant, CIEE Tokyo High School Summer Abroad
Posted by: CIEE Tokyo
Location: Tokyo, Japan
Contract: Full-Time

Thanks to JET alum, Darren Biggs (Okayama-ken) for the following summer job opening:

Direct Report: Program Coordinator for High School Programs
Hiring Organization: CIEE Tokyo

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:

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.

Summary of Position:

This is a short-term, contract-based position for the summer of 2019. The Program Assistant (PA) is responsible for helping CIEE successfully implement our High School Summer Abroad programs (both sessions 1 and 2) in Tokyo. The HSSA program provides high school students from the US a unique opportunity to live and study Japanese language and culture in the heart of Tokyo. Students live and take language classes in the National Olympic Memorial Youth Center (NOYC), located in the heart of Tokyo near Yoyogi Park and Meiji Shrine. The PA will assist CIEE staff with program logistics and supporting students to ensure they have a safe, enjoyable, and meaningful study abroad experience.

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Mar 21

(Paid) Internship: Writing/Marketing Intern – Vertical, Inc. (New York City, NY, USA)

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Job Title: Writing/Marketing Intern
Posted by: Vertical, Inc.
Location: New York City, NY, USA
Contract: Full-Time

Here’s a paid part-time internship passed along to us:

Writing/Marketing (paid) Intern for JP manga publisher Position is from April to June/July.

Description:

  • Write blog post copy, coordinate production of promotional items and arrange shipment to third parties, facilitate sweepstakes giveaway prize shipments.
  • Write copy, compile and send assets, and coordinate with freelance designers to ensure the timely creation and submission of monthly print advertisements
  • Contact third parties for marketing collaboration and PR, conduct market data research, and track marketing budget and reprint schedule
  • Facilitate license, editorial, and marketing coordination by drafting and submitting editorial and marketing proposals, including proposals for special projects, such as box sets, bonus items, and marketing campaigns
  • Coordinate publicity related mailings, including sending complimentary copies to review outlets and international company offices
  • Write additional website blog posts and run online social media marketing campaigns as necessary
Application Process: Please email your resume and writing sample to tran@vertical-inc.com

Mar 20

Job: Japanese-English Bilingual Staff Position – Window Research Institute (Tokyo, Japan)

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Job Title: Japanese-English Bilingual Staff Position
Posted by: Window Research Institute
Location: Tokyo, Japan
Contract: Full-Time

Here’s a job received directly from the company:

Position at Window Research Institute

Guided by the belief that “windows represent civilization and culture,” the Window Research Institute seeks to collect and disseminate a wide range of knowledge and ideas related to windows and architecture, to aid research, and to support and organize cultural projects. Going forward, the Window Research Institute plans to create a global foundation in Tokyo specializing in windows on par with the top architectural foundations in the world.

Responsibilities:

  • Start a grant program for overseas foundations
  • Serve as the executive director of the Advisory Committee, chaired by Italian expert Vittorio Magnago Lampugnani, who will oversee the development of the foundation’s long-term roadmap
  • Manage foundation’s overseas publicity, website, social media, print media, etc.
  • Serve as project manager for overseas projects
  • Conduct market research on existing overseas funded research foundations
  • Manage PR for the Japan House projects (Sao Paulo, London, Hollywood)

Requirements: Applicant should be a native speaker of English. Business level fluency in Japanese is required. The Foundation has a small staff, so being a team player willing to multitask is a must.

Window Research Institute website: https://madoken.jp/en/

Application Process: If interested, please send a resume to jessicacork@ykk-usa.com.


Mar 16

Job: Program Coordinator, Student Services – Council on International Educational Exchange (Tokyo, Japan)

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

Thanks to JET alum, Darren Biggs (Okayama-ken) for the following job opening:

Position: Program Coordinator, Student Services (PCSS)
Organization: Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE)
Department / Division: CIEE Tokyo (CIEE KK)
Location: Tokyo, Japan
Reports to: Manager of Student Services

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.

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.

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Mar 15

Job: Account Representative and Customer Service Representative – DSA International (Los Angeles/Orange County, CA, USA)

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Job Title: Account Representative and Customer Service Representative
Posted by: DSA International
Location: Los Angeles/Orange County, CA, USA
Contract: Full-Time

Here are a couple of jobs passed along to us:

Account Representative

A global material and Automotive Manufacturing firm is seeking a qualified Account Representative for their Ohio branch. This person will be responsible for growth with new and existing customers in the automotive industry. Minimum 1 yr experience desired, training will be provided by management.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (preferred)
  • 1-2 years of sales / account management experience (preferred but not required)
  • Automotive supplier experience (highly preferred)
  • General understanding of manufacturing concepts for electronics (a plus)
  • Bilingual Japanese/English language abilities
  • Good communication skills with the ability to give presentations

This is a full-time, direct hire position with a competitive salary and full company benefits.

Application Process: To apply, please email your resume as a Microsoft Word attachment to jobs@dsajobs.net and write in the subject line: “JET-AcctRepOhio#2019-S-BN”


Leading International Trading firm seeks Customer Service Representative for their Orange County Branch.
  • Good Customer Service ability/skills
  • College Degree (any major ok)
  • GPA is not a concern as long as you are or have graduated.
  • Interest in international trade. Position involves customer service, marketing, trade show coordinating, shipping and logistics of products (Lifestyle products such as cosmetics, pharmaceutical, eco life, etc.)
  • Microsoft application skills
Application Process: Please email your resume via word document to jobs@dsajobs.net and list in the email subject: JET-CustomerServLife#2019KM

Mar 14

Job: Education Coordinator – Youth for Understanding USA (Naperville, IL, USA)

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Job Title: Education Coordinator
Posted by: Youth for Understanding USA
Location: Naperville, IL, USA
Contract: Full-Time

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

Youth for Understanding USA runs a yearly Japan Pre-Departure Orientation (JPDO) for American teenagers going abroad to Japan for the summer. We are currently looking for an individual to serve as the on-site 2019 JPDO Education Coordinator.

This individual would effectively review the orientation’s Japanese culture and language curriculum and train a small team of teachers on the curriculum through remote training calls and on-site staff training. Ideally, the Education Coordinator would have the following qualifications and availability:

  • Intermediate to advanced Japanese language proficiency
  • Teaching and/or training experience
  • Capacity to review YFU’s Japanese language and culture curriculum
  • Capacity to train a small team of teachers on this curriculum
  • Availability to work on curriculum review beginning mid-April 2019
  • Availability to be on-site in Naperville, Illinois from June 15-23, 2019

Full Job Description and Application Process: The full job description and compensation information is attached — 2019 Education Coordinator Job Description.

 


Mar 8

Job: Travel Trade Business Development Rep – InsideAsia Tours Ltd (Remote Work)

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Job Title: Travel Trade Business Development Rep
Posted by: InsideAsia Tours Ltd
Location: Remote Work – US Northern East Coast
Contract: Full-Time

Here’s a job received directly from the company:

InsideAsia Tours Ltd is recruiting for a dynamic and motivated individual to sell and build awareness of our brands and services among the Travel Trade with a concentration in the US Northern East Coast.

This is a remote-based posting with exciting potential to play an integral part in the travel industry and make an impact in travel to Japan and other countries in Asia.

You will have the chance to show your passion for this area of the world through networking, training, product promotion, and excellent service delivery.

If you enjoy meeting new people, the challenge of smashing sales targets, and are looking for a position that affords you the opportunity to travel around the US, then this position could be a great fit for you!

Join our team of like-minded people with a love for travel and a sincere desire to make our travelers’ trips the best they absolutely can be, sharing their experiences and expertise every single day.

For full details of the Business Development Rep position, please click here

If this role is of interest, please apply now by sending an up-to-date resume and a comprehensive cover letter, showing how your skills and experience match the job description to: jobs@insideasiatours.com

For this role, the following dates apply:

Closing date:    Friday March 15th 2019
Initial interviews:     From Monday March 18th 2019
Second interviews:   From Monday April 1st 2019
Start date:        First week of June 2019


Mar 6

Job: JET Program Coordinator & Educational Affairs Assistant – Consulate General of Japan in Miami (Miami, FL, USA)

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Job Title: JET Program Coordinator & Educational Affairs Assistan
Posted by: Consulate General of Japan in Miami
Location: Miami, FL, USA
Contract: Full-Time

Thanks to Florida JETAA for the following job opening:

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The Public Relations and Culture Department of the Consulate General of Japan in Miami is hiring for one full-time JET Program Coordinator & Educational Affairs Assistant position.

The primary responsibility of this position will be to coordinate the JET Program and assist in Cultural Affairs events.  The ideal candidate should be adaptable, fast‐paced, results-oriented, creative, and flexible, have excellent interpersonal communication skills, work well independently and also in teams. Public speaking and presenting skills are required.

Applications Due: March 22, 2019  

Applicants MUST be able to INTERVIEW IN-PERSON on APRIL 1-3, and START WORK ON MAY 2, 2019.

Please see the link for application requirements and instructions: https://www.miami.us.emb-japan.go.jp/itpr_en/employment.html 


Mar 4

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

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Job Title: Director, Corporate Partnerships
Posted by: Japan Society
Location: New York, NY, USA
Contract: Full-Time

Thanks to Japan Society for passing along the following opening with their organization:

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 funding support by American and Japanese corporations. The Director, 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.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop the strategy and execute a plan to increase overall corporate support for Japan Society;
  • Research and identify corporate member prospects; create and implement cultivation strategies to increase overall corporate membership revenues through upgrades, new memberships and cross- selling opportunities such as rentals, Webcast services, and program sponsorships;
  • In coordination with program areas, research, identify and negotiate corporate sponsors for gallery exhibitions, film, performing arts, education, public policy and other program areas as appropriate;
  • Work with the Media & Marketing Department on corporate membership-related collateral materials, including membership-related aspects of Japan Society’s website and online presence;
  • Conduct cultivation visits with existing and potential corporate members, and cultivate members at Japan Society programs on a regular basis throughout the year;
  • Collaborate with program areas and Special Events Department on cultivation events, fundraising campaigns, and the annual dinner;
  • Lead Department of Corporate Partnerships and supervise staff providing frontline services for corporate members including monthly renewals, upgrade and solicitation materials, fulfilling membership and sponsorship benefits, invitations to programs and gallery openings, complimentary catalogs, telephone and email inquiries, and providing customer service;
  • Manage annual revenue budgets and forecasts;
  • Oversee data entry in Raiser’s Edge related to corporate members and sponsors and corporate prospects;
  • Draft funding and sponsorship proposals, correspondence, marketing materials, acknowledgement letters, and reports;
  • Oversee credit lines of corporate sponsors in coordination with Director, Foundation & Government Relations;
  • Monitor airline contracts and ticket usage, and report to Finance Department as needed.

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Mar 1

Job: Summer Intern – Japan ICU Foundation (New York, NY, USA)

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Job Title: Japan ICU Foundation
Posted by: Embassy of Japan
Location: New York, NY, USA
Contract: Full-Time

Thanks to JETAANY Treasurer, Fernando Rojas (Fukui-ken) for the following internship opportunity:

GENERAL SUMMARY

The Japan ICU Foundation is a 501(c)(3) public charity committed to supporting International Christian University’s (ICU) global and ecumenical programs. ICU is a bi-lingual (English/Japanese) liberal arts university situated on a verdant 150-acre campus in the western suburbs of Tokyo, Japan. Through the JICUF Endowment, we provide ICU students and faculty with grants and scholarships. We run programs for ICU students and faculty and assist ICU in the construction and renovation of campus buildings. We also work with ICU’s staff to recruit international students, raise funds and support the activities of ICU alumni in North America.

In close collaboration with the entire JICUF staff, the Summer Intern will help plan and implement the Japan ICU Foundation’s Global Link program. The Summer Intern will also be involved in other aspects of the JICUF’s work, on an as-needed basis. This will include working with JICUF staff on planning activities around our 70th anniversary.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Launched in 2014, Global Link is a selective, one-month summer program managed by the Japan ICU Foundation for students of ICU. The program aims to educate students about globally oriented careers. Throughout the month of July, we organize a series of office visits, sector-specific professional roundtables, networking events, professional-skills workshops, discussion sessions, and volunteer activities in New York City and Washington, D.C. Our goal is to inspire students to reflect not only on their professional potential, but also on their personal attitudes and identities in an increasingly interconnected world.

The Summer Intern will be responsible for helping to plan, implement and assess the Global Link summer program. Duties will include the following:

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Feb 26

Job: MEXT Scholarship Coordinator – Embassy of Japan (Washington, D.C., USA)

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Job Title: Education & Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) Scholarship Coordinator (Assistant for Education Attaché)
Posted by: Embassy of Japan
Location: Washington, D.C., USA
Contract: Full-Time

Thanks to JETAADC for the following job opening:

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY Public Affairs Section Embassy of Japan in Washington DC Education & MEXT Scholarship Coordinator

The Embassy of Japan is seeking a highly motivated, team-oriented individual for the position of Education & Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) Scholarship Coordinator (Assistant for Education Attaché.). This individual is primarily responsible for managing the schedule and assisting the activities of the Education Attaché and the Embassy’s MEXT Scholarship Program. Please see below for a detailed listing of responsibilities. 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 (paid overtime). Salary is commensurate with experience and the skills of the candidate. Benefits include group health insurance coverage, paid time off, sick leave and an annual bonus. There is a potential salary increase based on individual performance. The minimum monthly base salary for this position is $3,400 USD.

Please note: Candidates must be either 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 background check information.

Responsibilities:

  • Handle administrative duties such as making appointments, developing itineraries, answering phone calls from the public and coordinating transportation for diplomats and education-related delegations from the Government of Japan
  • Assist the Education Attaché with research in the field of education
  • Manage the MEXT Scholarship Program and provide assistance to the Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Program when necessary
  • Manage the Embassy of Japan’s School Visit Program
  • Draft posts for social and digital media about educational topics related to Japan and update the education webpages on the Embassy’s website
  • Draft speeches, statements, remarks, and correspondence related to education
  • Other responsibilities as needed and appropriate, including but not limited to: helping plan and organize receptions, events, meetings, and seminars especially as related to education under the direction of the Education Attaché or other diplomats in the Public Affairs section and providing internal translations as needed

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Feb 25

Job: MBD and 3D CAD Engineers – Nisshin Global (Japan)

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Job Title: MBD and 3D CAD Engineers
Posted by: Nisshin Global
Location: Japan; main office in Kanagawa
Contract: Full-Time

Here are a couple of jobs sent to us directly from the company:

Multiple Vacancies: MBD, 3D CAD Engineers

A company specialising in providing design and related engineering work to major car manufacturers and electric companies is looking for both experienced and entry-level Modelling Based Design (MBD) and 3D CAD engineers to join their team. With a decade’s experience in 3D CAD/CAE, and MBD engineering, the company is strongly established, with branches across Japan and group companies around the world in countries around Asia, USA, and Europe. With 85% of its clients coming from the automotive industry, including companies like Honda, Nissan, and Mitsubishi Motors, the company has gained a reputation of producing great solutions for the industry and continues to grow.  This is a great opportunity for both experienced and budding engineers to utilise their skills in an exciting industry and work with like-minded peers in a conducive environment.

  • Opportunity to be involved in new product development with major automobile manufacturers
  • Work with the latest technology and acquire valuable skills in the individual field of MBD and 3D CAD.
  • Quick-changing and exciting environment, with ample opportunity to take on new challenges and responsibilities.

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Feb 22

Job: Head Brewer – Against the Grain Ishigaki (Okinawa, Japan)

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Job Title: Head Brewer
Posted by: Ishigaki Beer Brewing Company – Against the Grain Ishigaki
Location: Okinawa, Japan
Contract: Full-Time

Thanks to USJETAA for passing along the following job opportunity:

POSITION SUMMARY

Against the Grain Brewery is looking for a brewer to help install and operate a new brewery on Ishigaki Island in Okinawa, Japan. The small brewpub’s restaurant opened in late 2018 and 2019 will see the brewery equipment installed and operating. The position will be managed by AtG’s partners on the island and training and brewing direction will be facilitated by Against the Grain Brewery in Louisville, KY. Main requirements for the position are fluency in both Japanese and English, mechanical aptitude and willingness to relocate to beautiful Ishigaki Island. The person in this position will be responsible for all aspects of operating a 500 liter brewery system, including small scale packaging and server training.  Compensation is negotiable and based on experience.  Questions about the position and resumes should be sent in both English and Japanese to jerry@atgbrewery.com.

This position operates the brew house and cellar equipment to execute a weekly brewing schedule per the Standard Operating Procedures. The head brewer is responsible for performing and overseeing all tasks and operations in the brewhouse and cellar to ensure the production of the highest quality beer in the most efficient and safe environment possible. In addition, this position functions both independently and collaboratively with ownership to form production schedules, recipes and the ordering of all raw goods to maintain a production schedule.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Operate 500L brew house, including mashing, lautering, boiling, hop additions, whirlpool, and wort cooling, yeast collection and pitching, CIP of brew house… essentially all tasks on a brew day.
  • Accurately, efficiently and safely make exceptional beer as dictated by SOPs and recipes.
  • Perform designated QC and QA checks at various stages of brewing process, (i.e. – gravity and pH readings, etc.)
  • Set temperature and pressure controls as dictated by process.
  • Clean, wash, and sanitize equipment using cleaning and sanitizing chemicals safely and at appropriate dosages.
  • Perform beer transfers from fermenters to brite tanks, barrels and totes and thus into package following guidelines in SOPs safely and efficiently.
  • Complete necessary paperwork for all brewing processes including recording production and test data, such as processing steps, temperature readings, process times, test levels and batch numbers; maintain neat and accurate production logs.
  • Communicate in-process information to others at shift change.
  • Maintain clean, safe, and orderly work areas in cellar and brew house.
  • Taste and sign beer for release, based on qualitative and quantitative analysis.

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Feb 21

Job: International Student Coordinator – Mid-Pacific Institute (Honolulu, HI)

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Job Title: International Student Coordinator
Posted by: Mid-Pacific Institute
Location: Honolulu, HI
Contract: Full-Time

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

Under the leadership of the Vice President of External Affairs and Enrollment Management works collaboratively with various constituencies on campus and off campus to meet the needs of Mid-Pacific’s international student population. The International Student Coordinator serves as an advocate to the international student community and assists students and their families with connecting to the appropriate resources within the school and community. He/she will additionally serve as a liaison and a source of information for international students and ensure that campus services are responsive to the needs of these students.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.

Family Relations: 50%

  • Serves as a main point of contact and source of information for international students and parents, homestay families/guardians, and international alumni.
  • Provides individual counseling using a cross-cultural perspective on matters relating to pre-arrival, arrival and adjustment to Hawaii.
  • Facilitates students’ entry into and adjustment to Mid-Pacific by developing positive relationships with students and their families. Counsels students and families of requirements specific to the school.
  • Provides support and acts as advocate on behalf of students in contact with grade level deans, principals, teachers and parents/guardians to facilitate the successful integration into the American school system.
  • Collaborates with the English Language Development Department Chair to implement orientation and integration programs for new families.
  • Acts as Homestay coordinator, identifying housing for students needing a homestay and facilitates the process between the host family and student family. Regularly reviews and updates as necessary homestay policies and procedures. Coordinates activities related to homestay in coordination with the Vice President of External Affairs & Enrollment Management.
  • Liaison to the school counseling program when students experience cross-cultural, family or personal crisis which may impact academic performance. Helps students to identify and access appropriate resources.
  • Facilitates communication from Home-School-Student to ensure consistent understanding between student and school. Assists school counseling between parent and counselor conferences as needed.

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