Jul 5

July 2020 Chapter Beat

Hi everyone, 

We hope you are safe and well. Another month has passed and another round of virtual events are happening around the world. Have a look at what chapters are hosting!

JETAA Chapter Beat is a periodic mosaic of events taking place in the JETAA sphere. Compiled by AJET‘s Director of Alumni Relations Megan Buhagiar megan.buhagiar@ajet.net (Ishikawa Prefecture, 2017- Present)


Jun 30



I Love Yu! Japanese Bath Houses, Hot Springs, and How to Soak Up the Benefits at Home
Saturday, July 18,  7PM EDT
YouTubeLive

Join a free online event with special guest speakers Stéphanie Crohin, Author and Sento Ambassador, and Hayasaka Shinya MD PhD, Bath & Hot Spring Medical Researcher, as they discuss Japan’s long history of bath culture, the art of public bath houses, the science behind Japanese bathing habits, and how everyone can try these practices in the comfort of their own home. Presentations will be followed by a live Q&A. 

This event is supported by the Center for Global Partnership.
RSVP: https://iloveyu.eventbrite.com


Jun 25

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


Position: Assistant Director of International Enrollment & Vice President of Institutional Advancement
Posted by:
Mid-Pacific
Location: Honolulu, HI, USA
Contract: Full-Time

Here are a couple of jobs passed along to us:

Assistant Director of International Enrollment 
Mid-Pacific Institute (Preschool – Grade 12) in Honolulu, HI (full time)
 
Under the leadership of the Director of Admissions, works collaboratively with various constituencies on campus and off to meet the needs of Mid-Pacific’s international student population.
 
The Assistant Director of International Enrollment serves as an advocate to the international student community and assists students 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.
 
Vice President of Institutional Advancement
Mid-Pacific Institute (Preschool – Grade 12) in Honolulu, HI (full time)
 
Responsible for designing, executing, and monitoring comprehensive institutional advancement programs, including the annual fund, major gifts and planned giving, endowment, capital campaigns, alumni and constituent relations, and foundation and corporate relations
 
This position requires a proven leader who is eager to participate and contribute to an organization that is making a significant difference in the lives of children, families, and the broader community. Further, the Vice President of Institutional Advancement is a leader who understands and appreciates collaboration, who will work closely with the Leadership Team to set strategic goals and advance the School’s mission and values, and who will represent the very best interests of Mid-Pacific and its core values. International experience preferred.

Application Process: https://www.midpac.edu/about/employment/openings.php


Jun 23

Job: Public Relations Assistant – Japan Information Center at the Consulate General of New York (New York, NY)

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


Position: Public Relations Assistant
Posted by:
Japan Information Center at the Consulate General of New York
Location: New York, NY, USA
Contract: Part-Time, Contracted Position

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

A new contract position has opened up at the Japan Information Center at the Consulate. Attached is the job description. The ideal candidate is skilled with PR and/or operating SNS pages; bonus points if they are proficient in Japanese as well.

Click here for the job listing.


Jun 22

Job: Program Coordinator, Student Affairs – Weatherhead East Asian Institute (New York, NY, USA)

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


Position: Program Coordinator, Student Affairs
Posted by:
Weatherhead East Asian Institute (WEAI)
Location: New York, NY, USA
Contract: Full-Time

Here’s a job we received from the Weatherhead East Asian Institute’s (WEAI) newsletter at Columbia University.

WEAI seeks Program Coordinator for Student Affairs
The Weatherhead East Asian Institute invites applications for the role of Program Coordinator, Student Affairs. Reporting to the Executive Director of the Weatherhead East Asian Institute, and working in support of the faculty advisor of the Master of Arts in Regional Studies-East Asia (MARSEA) program, the incumbent serves as the primary contact for all student-facing issues and policies. 

Click here for the job listing.


Jun 16

Job: English Teacher – Kobe College Junior and Senior High School (Hyogo, Japan)

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


Position: English Teacher
Posted by:
Kobe College Junior and Senior High School
Location: Nishinomiya, Hyogo, Japan
Contract: Full-Time

Please see below the attached documents for an open teaching position in Nishinomiya, Kobe, Japan. If you have any questions, please contact Kanae Takenaka at programs@kccjee.org or 847-386-7661.


Jun 9

The Black JET Experience

JETAA South East is hosting a virtual event on the Black JET Experience which will be moderated by Black JET voices.

Specifically, the conversation will be based on these topics:
Being Black in Japan – Our Experiences
Being Black in the United States- Our Experiences
What Can JETAASE do to Increase Minority Participation on the JET Program?
How do we increase JET recruitment at Historically Black Colleges & Universities (HBCUs)?
What action plans can we do as individuals and as a chapter to voice against racial inequality?

Register here: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJclfu-urD4oH9Uu3xZnv2rBY8GEUiOFYOFi


Jun 2

Job: Program Manager or Exhibition Project Manager – Japan House Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA, USA)

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


Position: Exhibition Project Manager and Program Manager
Posted by:
Japan House Los Angeles
Location: Los Angeles, CA, USA
Contract: Full-Time

Please see below the job listings passed along to us.

Application Process: Interested parties can contact Egi san below for questions or to apply: JHLA Operations Coordinator Yurika Egi (yegi@japanhousela.com)

Jun 1

Job: Japanese Top Secret Cleared Linguist – Language on Demand, Inc.(Tokyo, Japan)

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


Position: Japanese Top Secret Cleared Linguist
Posted by:
Language on Demand, Inc.
Location: Tokyo, Japan
Contract: Full-Time

Please see below the job passed along to us directly from the organization.

Northeast Asia Linguists – Japanese


May 26

June 2020 Chapter Beat

Hi all, 

We hope you are safe and well. Another month has passed and another round of virtual events are happening around the world. Have a look at what chapters are hosting!

JETAA Chapter Beat is a periodic mosaic of events taking place in the JETAA sphere. Compiled by AJET‘s Director of Alumni Relations Megan Buhagiar (Ishikawa Prefecture, 2017- Present)


May 18

Job: Student Relations Coordinator – Ashinaga Foundation (Tokyo, Japan)

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


Position: Student Relations Coordinator
Posted by:
Ashinaga Foundation
Location: Tokyo, Japan
Contract: Full-Time

Thanks to JET alumna, Jennifer Butler (Shizuoka-ken) for passing along the job opening with her organization, The Ashinaga Foundation.

Please see the below job description and background information. 

FINAL SRT Ja Job Listing May 2020 EN
FINAL SRC Job Description Cover Page Japan

May 16

Job: Associate Director of Programs – Maureen and Mike Mansfield Foundation (Washington, DC)

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


Position: Associate Director of Programs
Posted by:
Maureen and Mike Mansfield Foundation
Location: Washington, DC
Contract: Full-Time

Thanks to JET alum, Kelly Primrose (Nara-ken) for passing along the following job opening:

https://mansfieldfdn.org/blog/now-hiring-program-officer-washington-office/


May 15

Job: Investigative Specialist or Seller Support – Amazon Japan (Japan)

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


Position: Investigative Specialist or Seller Support
Posted by:
Amazon Japan
Location: Sapporo City/Sendai City/Tokyo, Hokkaido/Miyagi/Tokyo, Japan
Contract: Full-Time

Please see below the PDFs for two job listings for Amazon Japan that were passed along to us. 

Amazon Japan 募集要項
Amazon Japan Hiring Information

May 7

Job: Japanese Linguists – JTG (Tokyo, Japan)

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


Position: Japanese Linguists for a US Military facility
Posted by:
JTG
Location: Tokyo, Japan
Contract: Full-Time

Here are a couple of jobs for 4-5 American citizens passed along to us:

http://jobs.jtg-inc.com/x/detail/a29egmnc0ius

http://jobs.jtg-inc.com/x/detail/a29egmn4edmt


May 4

Job: Various Positions – Learning Lab Kobe (Kobe, Japan)

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


Position: Various Positions
Posted by:
Learning Lab Kobe
Location: Kobe, Hyogo, Japan
Contract: Full-Time

Thanks to JET alum, Lee Ung (Okayama-ken) for the following job openings at her company:


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