Jan 19

Job: Resident Director – Critical Language Scholarship Summer (Okayama, Japan)

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


Position: Resident Director
Posted by:
Critical Language Scholarship Summer
Location: Okayama, Japan
Contract: Full-Time

Here’s a job passed along to us directly from the American Councils for International Education, which manages the Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program:

American Councils for International Education is currently hiring 2021 summer Resident Director for Japanese immersion program of the Critical Language Scholarship Program (CLS Program, see www.clscholarship.org  for more information about the program).

Resident Directors are the first-level of support for CLS students for the duration of the program. The Resident Director supports student success by ensuring the health and safety of the participants, helping them to maintain a Japanese-only language policy, and helping to acclimate them to life in Japan.

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Jan 7

Job: Youth & Outreach Program Coordinator – Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens (Delray Beach, Florida, USA)

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


Position: Youth & Outreach Program Coordinator
Posted by:
Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens
Location: Delray Beach, Florida, USA
Contract: Full-Time

Thanks to JET alumna Wendy Lo (Toyama-ken, 2002-2005) for passing along the following job opening at the Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens where she works:

I would like to inform you of a job opening at the Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens, for a Youth & Outreach Program Coordinator. This is a full-time position. 

Application Process: Job description and details on how to apply can be found here: https://morikami.org/job-opportunities/


Jan 2

Job: CBTC Systems Engineer I – Mitsubishi Electric Power Products, Inc. (Pittsburgh, PA, USA)

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


Position: CBTC Systems Engineer I
Posted by:
Mitsubishi Electric Power Products, Inc. (MEEPI)
Location: Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Contract: Full-Time

Thanks to Susan Garvan, Staffing Specialist with Mitsubishi Electric Power Products, Inc. (MEEPI) for passing along the attached job opening with her company.

Are you a recent or soon to graduate Electrical Engineer or Computer Science Engineer who is “business fluent” in Japanese?   If so, we have an opportunity to use your degree and Japanese language skills while learning the newest technology in the rail transportation industry for the USA. 

In this newly created role the Engineer will learn Communication Based Train Control (CBTC) technology provided to you by Mitsubishi Electric Power Products, Inc. (MEPPI).   You will have the opportunity to visit our parent company, Mitsubishi Electric (MELCO) in Japan for up to a year, gaining valuable training on the CBTC Systems.   Upon completion of your training you would return to the USA and will be based at our Pittsburgh, PA headquarters in the CBTC Systems Engineer I role with MEPPI’s Transportation Systems Division.   

As the CBTC Systems Engineer I you will:

  • Participate in an initial 6-12 month assignment in Japan learning CBTC technology by working with MELCO engineers.
  • Assist with application engineering activities for system design in support of proposals and projects including: requirement specification, architecture and interface description, system integration and development planning, design reviews, development of requirements traceability, software validation and verification, and creation/maintenance of track database.

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Dec 23

Job: Youth and Outreach Program Coordinator – Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens (Delray Beach, FL, USA)

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


Position: Youth and Outreach Program Coordinator
Posted by:
Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens
Location: Delray Beach, FL, USA
Contract: Full-Time

Thanks to JET alumna, Wendy Lo (Toyama, 2002-2005), who works for the Morikamai Museum for passing along the following job opening:

The Youth and Outreach Program Coordinator will be responsible for the creation and implementation of educational programming for children (K-12) activities and off-site outreach programs (children and adults). This includes children’s activities at our annual festivals, special events, teacher development workshops, Family Fun Days, and our MORY and Summer Tour Plus programs. 

The position requires a creative, dynamic and hands-on individual.  The person must be able to work weekends and evening events. This position reports to the Curator of Education.

More information and to apply: https://morikami.org/job-opportunities/


Dec 22

Job: Adjunct Assistant Professor, Japanese Language – Johnson County Community College (Overland Park, KS, USA)

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


Position: Adjunct Assistant Professor, Japanese Language
Posted by:
Johnson County Community College
Location: Overland Park, KS, USA
Contract: Full-Time

Thanks to former JETAA USA Country Rep, Dustin Henrich (Osaka, 2012-2014) for sharing this opportunity with the JETwit community:

The Foreign Language Department at Johnson County Community College is seeking a Japanese adjunct professor to teach Elementary and Intermediate level Japanese language courses on Zoom and/or on the JCCC campus. JCCC is located in Overland Park, KS, the second largest city in the state of Kansas and part of the greater Kansas City Metro. The Kansas City Metro is known for its museums, restaurants, and music and art scenes. JCCC is similarly dedicated to creating and maintaining a rich cultural community, with an award-winning contemporary art museum and center for the performing arts located on campus.

For more information and to apply: https://www.aatj.org/jobs/johnson-county-community-college-ks/adjunct-assistant-professor-japanese-language?fbclid=IwAR2xUTM4wQ5grCMLup1myRB_QdoG3-rNdZM00RrtUuR00mPXQWDCaZcECEo


Nov 17

Job: UNT Program Director in Japan – University of North Texas (Hirakata, Osaka)

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


Position: UNT Program Director in Japan
Posted by:
University of North Texas
Location: Hirakata, Osaka, Japan
Contract: Full-Time

Here’s a JET-relevant job that was passed along to us by a JET alumna. It’s based in Japan, requires a TESOL degree, and housing is provided:

Founded in 1977, the Intensive English Language Institute (IELI) at the University of North Texas was one of the first IEPs to receive accreditation from the Commission on English Language Program Accreditation (CEA). In the IELI’s storied 43-year history, thousands of students have achieved English proficiency for degree study at UNT and other universities both in the U.S. and overseas.

Since 2014, IELI has successfully run an intensive English program for our long-term partner institution, Kansai Gaidai University, in Hirakata, Osaka, Japan. The main purpose of the KGUUNT Super IES Program is to prepare KGU students in English skills and academic culture for successful study abroad experiences at U.S. universities.

For academic assignments and duties, the UNT Program Director in Japan (PDJ) position is under the supervision of the Assistant Dean and Director of the IELI with UNT’s International Affairs. The PDJ also works closely with KGU’s Center for International Education to maintain a positive working relationship and to ensure compliance with host university rules and regulations.

Application Process: UNT Program Director in Japan


Nov 16

Job: Warehouse Assistant/non-CDL Driver – Yamato Transport USA (West Valley City, Utah)

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


Position: Warehouse Assistant/non-CDL Driver
Posted by:
Yamato Transport USA
Location: West Valley City, Utah
Contract: Full-Time

Thanks to JET alumni, Javier Sevilla (Wakayama-ken) for passing along the following job opening with his company, which favors those with JET experience:

Job Description

Yamato is an **Essential Business** and is the number one small package door-to-door carrier in Japan. We have a conservative, multi-cultural environment in our West Valley warehouse. A clean and professional appearance is required for representing the company. Yamato takes pride in the logistics industry with our precise dedicated work to strive for perfection in a professional atmosphere.

Being at your best while assisting other team members in the following tasks is very important. We are seeking someone who is good at listening and receiving instructions to continue our vision. Japanese language not required but would be a plus, and multi-cultural appreciation and understanding is appreciated.

Responsibilities

  • Assisting team members to fulfill orders before deadline
  • Prepping boxes and product for next day’s shipment
  • Pick up and drop off pallets and/or packages using our 26 ft. box truck or cargo van, within Salt Lake and Utah counties.
  • Load and unload pallets and/or packages at our location and customer’s location.

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Nov 12

Job: Translation/Interpretation Position – CSI Group (Lexington, KY, USA)

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Position: Translation/Interpretation Position
Posted by:
CSI Group
Location: Lexington, KY, USA
Contract: Full-Time

Thanks to JET alum Roy Harrison of the JET alum-owned company CSI for forwarding on another opening for a translator at their company:

A JET-founded company (CSI Group) is searching for candidates for a translation/interpretation position based in Lexington, Kentucky. 

Who You Are
  • Highly experienced Japanese/English interpreter/translator
  • Native Japanese ability
  • Familiar with (or able to learn) machine translation tools (SDL Trados, Systran, etc.)
  • Capable of demonstrating success in team/group workload sharing

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Nov 11

Job: General Affairs Staff Member – Consulate General of Japan in New York (New York, NY)

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Position: General Affairs Staff Member
Posted by:
Consulate General of Japan in New York
Location: New York, NY, USA
Contract: Full-Time

Here’s a job received directly from the Consulate General of Japan in New York:

The Consulate General of Japan is currently hiring for an open position. Applications will be accepted until Monday, November 23rd.

Application Process: If you are interested in applying, please review the job details in the attachment and contact the Consulate General of Japan via the contact information provided.

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Nov 11

Job: Associate Program Officer, Grassroots Exchange & Education – Japan Foundation (New York, NY, USA)

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Position: Associate Program Officer, Grassroots Exchange & Education
Posted by:
Japan Foundation
Location: New York, NY
Contract: Full-Time

The Japan Foundation, New York seeks an Associate Program Officer at The Center for Global Partnership (CGP) who will be responsible for managing grants and other programs in Grassroots Exchange & Education.

Application Process: For details, please click here.


Nov 10

Job: International Marketing Specialist & International Recruitment Advisor – San Jose State University (San Jose, CA, USA)

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Position: International Marketing Specialist & International Recruitment Advisor
Posted by:
San Jose State University
Location: San Jose, CA, USA
Contract: Full-Time

Thanks to JET alumna, Jennifer Hwang (Shizuoka-ken) for passing along the following two job openings and adds, “Although the positions are open until filled, I highly recommend applying within the specified application period in the listing.”

1) https://jobs.sjsu.edu/en-us/job/497860/international-marketing-specialist
 
2) https://jobs.sjsu.edu/en-us/job/497882/international-recruitment-advisor

Oct 30

Job: Research Analyst – UCLA Anderson School of Business (Los Angeles, CA)

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Position: Research Analyst – Bilingual Japanese/English
Posted by:
UCLA Anderson School of Business
Location: Lost Angeles, CA
Contract: Full-Time

Below is a job listing from John Chuharski
 
Our client, an LA-based private equity fund focused on investments in the spirits industry and other commodity based sectors, is looking for a bright and driven research analyst who is fluent (oral and written) in both Japanese and English. 
The role will involve Japanese and English written and oral translation/interpretation of research materials, investment documents, and prospectuses.  The Analyst will develop PowerPoint presentations and interact with management teams in both Japanese and English.  Candidates should have strong analytic skills and be capable of drafting organized, concise, and substantive memorandums and presentations on complex subjects in both Japanese and English. Candidates should be collaborative and hungry with a “can do” attitude and intellectual curiosity.  Does NOT require MBA.
 
Application Process: Qualified and interested candidates should send resumes to HR@LincolnwoodCapital.com. All inquiries will be treated confidentially.

Oct 23

Job: Office Assistant – Consulate General of Japan Honolulu (Honolulu, HI)

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Position: Office Assistant
Posted by:
Consulate General of Japan Honolulu
Location: Honolulu, HI
Contract: Full-Time

Thanks to a JET alum who works at the Consulate General of Japan in Honolulu for passing along the following opportunity:

Vacancy AnnouncementFull Time Office Assistant for Cultural Affairs & Public Information

Location:  Consulate General of Japan in Honolulu
             1742 Nuuanu Avenue, Honolulu, HI 96817

Number of positions: 1

The Consulate General of Japan has one vacancy in the Cultural Affairs & Public Information Section for a full-time office assistant.

Duties include, but are not limited to: Cultural Affairs & Public Information-related assignments such as arrangement of meetings and events, preparation of speeches and reports, and dispatch of information.
 

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Oct 9

Job: Japanese Market Development Manager – Udemy (San Francisco, CA, USA)

Position: Japanese Market Development Manager
Posted by:
Udemy
Location: San Francisco, CA, USA
Contract: Full-Time

Thanks to JET alum, Mark Frey (Kumamoto-ken) for passing along the following job opening.

The Japanese Market Development Manager will be part of Udemy’s Business Development team and support market development and expansion in several key areas for the Japanese market.

We’re looking for a dynamic and experienced manager to drive and support efforts accelerating the growth and adoption of Udemy in Japan and establish Udemy as the leading online education marketplace where people would come to sharpen their skills to change their lives through learning. You will be involved in key aspects of the Japanese market: partnerships, operations and other areas as needed.  We’ve experienced tremendous growth over the last few years and this role will be key to scaling our business development and operations moving forward.

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Sep 27

Job: Assistant Producer – TV News/FNN (New York, NY, USA)

Position: Assistant Producer
Posted by: TV News/ FNN
Location: New York, NY, USA
Contract: Full-Time

Thanks to JET alum, Diego Velasco (Tokyo-ken) for passing along the following job opening with his organization:

JOB SUMMARY AND WHO WE ARE: The Associate Producer will support producers and editors at Fuji Television’s New York office for news coverage in North and South America. This position will be a part of a team in creating pre-recorded or live content for news program FNN News, Japan’s largest media conglomerate, Fuji Television Networks. Coverage include but are not limited to the Presidential Elections, the United Nations, NYSE, and sports such as MLB and NBA. Stories will reach national audience in Japan.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Research, monitor and identify breaking news through US news sources
  • Identify newsworthy stories suitable for Japanese audience and properly communicate stories.
  • Perform fact-checking through original sources.
  • Coordinate and troubleshoot technical and logistical aspects of onsite filming or interviewing
  • Pitch story ideas for same-day and long-term feature stories
  • Maintain calendars for various events
  • Gain knowledge about academic, cultural, political institutions, think tanks, and more.
  • Network and build positive relationships with sources

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