Aug 13

Job: Japan Society – Education Assistant – Part Time Temporary (NY)

Thanks to JET alum Christy Jones of Japan Society (NY) for sharing this JET-relevant opening. Posted by Kim ‘Kay’  Monroe (Miyazaki-shi, 1995 -97). Click here to join the JETwit Jobs Google Group and receive job listings even sooner by email.

Position: Education Assistant
Posted by: The Japan Society
Type: Part Time Temporary
Location: NY
Salary: N/A
Start Date: N/A

The part-time temporary Education Assistant will play a key role the smooth functioning of Education Programs during the Leave of Absence of the Education Associate. The incumbent will have an opportunity to participate in all aspects of the education program. The position will be two days per week for at least three months.

Specific responsibilities will include:

  • Aiding JS staff with administration of Going Global social network, particularly coordination of US schools
  • Helping in uploading materials for the About Japan: An Educator’s Resource website
  • Proofreading of grant proposals and reports in English
  • Tracking expenses
  • Aiding Education staff with administration of family programs as needed
  • Aiding with preparation for student exchange program
  • Other duties as required


  • Bachelors degree and a minimum of one to two years related administrative experience
  • Excellent English oral and written communication skills
  • Good interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Ability to use Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Comfort with standard technology

To Apply:  Email letter of interest and resume to –
Established in 1907, New York’s Japan Society is an internationally recognized nonprofit, nonpolitical organization that provides access to information on Japan, offers opportunities to experience Japanese culture, and fosters sustained and open dialogue on issues important to the United States, Japan, and East Asia.

Japan Society is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse workforce.

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