Mar 20

Job: Education Associate – Japan Society (NYC)

Thanks to JETAANY’s Christy Jones, who works for Japan Society, for passing along this JET-relevant job listing. Posted by blogger and podcaster Jon Dao (Toyama-ken, 2009-12)Click here to join the JETwit Jobs Google Group and receive job listings even sooner by email.


Position: Education Associate


The Education Associate, working in cooperation with the Education Program team, helps organize, develop and administer programs and websites for families and K-12 teachers and students.

  1. Help with development, administration and promotion of materials on About Japan: A Teacher’s Resource website for K-12 educators.
  2. Contribute to the development and operation of the Going Global social networking project and Junior Fellows high school exchange program.
  3. Assist with and participate in Education and Family Programs’ on and off-site programs, including weekends
  4. Maintain and produce reports on Program budgets and grants
  5. Coordinate on-site program scheduling as well as logistical arrangements for speakers, presenters and conference participants
  6. Work with New York City’s Department of Education on professional development courses
  7. Maintain database and mailing lists for promotional purposes
  8. Duties as needed for the Programs success


  • Bachelors degree and a minimum of one to two years related experience, or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Knowledge of Japan and an interest in K-12 education are required.
  • High level of ability to organize, control and report on budgets and grant reports.
  • Effective communicator in both written and spoken English. Fluency in Japanese a plus.
  • Proven organizational and administrative skills.
  • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Excel. Knowledge of WordPress and HTML a plus.
  • Ability to travel and work on weekends.


Email your resume, and letter of interest indicating your current salary or salary expectations, to the Director of Human Resources, at – jobs @

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