Jun 24

Job: Secretary – Permanent Mission of Japan to the United Nations (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: Secretary
Posted by:
Permanent Mission of Japan to the United Nations
Location: New York, NY, USA
Contract: Full-time

Thanks to JET alumna, Debbie Walter (Hokkaido-ken, 2014-2019) for passing along the following job opening where she works. Please kindly note, she is not personally involved with the hiring process for this position:

The Permanent Mission of Japan to the United Nations is currently seeking a new Secretary.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: General Secretarial Work, such as making appointments and managing schedules for senior officers, drafting correspondences (including Japanese- English translation), coordinating logistics/protocol for official functions, preparing official mailings, etc.

Requirements:
(1) Applicant must be a U.S. Citizen or Green Card Holder.
(2) Japanese reading and writing skills, Excellent English written and verbal communications skills required.
(3) Applicant must be familiar with Microsoft Office Products (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.)

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Jun 21

Job: Staff – Kobe City Government (Kobe, Japan)

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


Position: Staff
Posted by:
Kobe City Government
Location: Kobe, Japan
Contract: Full-time

Thanks to JETAA Western Japan for passing along the following opening:

We just received notice of a job opening, but the application deadline is this Friday, June 24 at 5PM.

Kobe City Government is searching a staff who (1) can work part-time at Planning and Coordination Bureau as a coordinator of a foreign student project (2) have an at least one-year experience of studying Japan as an exchange student.

Application Process: Please send any questions (Japanese preferred) to Ms. Sumie Takehara 竹原課長 sumie_takehara(at)office(dot)city.kobe.lg.jp.


Jun 18

Job: English Language Teacher – Community Charter School of Cambridge (Cambridge, MA, USA)

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


Position: English Language Teacher
Posted by:
Community Charter School of Cambridge
Location: Cambridge, MA, USA
Contract: Full-time

Thanks to JET alumna, Yoshika Wason (Aomori-ken, 2018-2020) for passing along the following job opening at her school:

English Language Teacher – Community Charter School of Cambridge (2022-2023 School Year) Description: Community Charter School of Cambridge (CCSC) is a public charter school that serves students in grades 6-12.

Focusing on post-secondary success for all students, CCSC combines high academic and behavioral expectations with an environment of unconditional affection, acceptance, and belonging in which all students can grow and achieve. The English Language Teacher position entails teaching ESL classes to a variety of grades and language levels.

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Jun 18

Job: Youth & 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 & 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-ken, 2002-2005) for passing along the following opportunity at the Morikami Museum where she currently works:

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.

Application Process: For more information and to apply, please click here: https://morikami.org/job-opportunities/


Jun 17

Job: Various Positions -Various Organizations (Portland, OR or Seattle, WA, USA)

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:
Various Organizations
Location: Portland, OR or Seattle, WA, USA
Contract: Varies

Thanks to the PNW JET Alumni Association for passing along the various job openings in their region:

  1. The Portland Japanese Garden is actively recruiting for staff with full time & part-time positions including: IT Support Specialist, Facilities Technician, Institutional Giving Manager, Visitor Relations Associate & more! https://www.japanesegarden.com/careers/
  2. Assistant Director, International Student Center, Seattle University, Full time. https://seattleu.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?id=1927&site=2
  3. DENSHO, Seattle –  (Full-time)   Executive Director & Office Manager/Bookkeeper, (Internship) Archives, (Volunteer) Special Projects & Event Support. https://densho.org/get-involved/volunteer-jobs/
  4. Event & Programs Coordinator, Japan America Society of the State of Washington, Full-time  https://jassw.org/job-board/

Jun 17

Job: Sales Engineer – Figaro (Osaka, Japan)

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


Position: Sales Engineer
Posted by:
Figaro
Location: Osaka, Japan
Contract: Full-Time

Thanks to recruiter, Mr. Nobuo Yoneyama for passing along the attached job opening. The person will be based at Figaro’s Osaka headquarters and may need to travel to Germany to set up an office there.

Application Process: For more information, please click on the document below.


Jun 17

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, 2001-2004) for passing along the following job opening with her organization that will work exclusively on her team:

The Ashinaga Foundation is an NGO based in Tokyo that strives to provide educational access to young people who have experienced the loss of one or both parents.

The Student Relations Team (SRT) provides a link between the Ashinaga Foundation and the AAI Scholars. Student Relations Coordinators (SRC) provide support for Scholars’ leadership self-development, social/cultural adjustment support and academic performance while they are studying in Japanese universities. The SRC plays an important role in the implementation of the Ashinaga Africa Initiative and the position encompasses a wide variety of duties and responsibilities.

Application Process: For more information and to apply, please click here: https://www.ashinaga.org/intl/documents/Japan-SRT-SRC-Job-Description-June-2022.pdf


Jun 17

Job: Diplomatic Assistant – the Embassy of Japan (Washington, DC)

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


Position: Diplomatic Assistant
Posted by:
Embassy of Japan in the United States of America
Location: Washington, DC
Contract: Full-time

The Embassy of Japan is seeking a highly motivated, team-oriented individual for the position of Diplomatic Assistant. This individual will be primarily responsible for managing the schedules and assisting the activities of Political Section diplomats, as well as undertaking some research on policy issues related to Japan-US relations and US politics. Please see below for a detailed listing of responsibilities.

The Embassy offers health and dental insurance, paid vacation and sick leave. Working hours are 9:00 am to 5:30 pm, Monday through Friday, with a 1.5 hour lunch break from 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm. There is also the once a month lunch time receptionist duty, and the occasional weeknight and/or weekend event (all qualify for paid overtime). Salary is commensurate with experience.

Please note: Candidates must be 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 their background check information.

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Jun 16

Job: Part-Time Japanese Language Teacher – Globalize DC (Washington, DC)

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


Position: Part-Time Japanese Language Teacher
Posted by:
Globalize DC
Location: Washington, DC
Contract: Part-time

Here’s another job passed along to us:

Globalize DC is a Washington, DC-based nonprofit organization that works to expand access for DC public school students, particularly those in underserved schools and communities, to global education and language learning opportunities. We serve as a bridge helping to connect the wealth of globally focused resources of the nation’s capital to our local DC students, educators, and schools. Refer to www.globalizedc.org to learn more about us.

Application Process: For more information and to apply, please view the document below.


Jun 16

Job: Cultural Affairs Coordinator or Economic Section Researcher – Embassy of Japan (Washington, D.C., USA)

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


Position: Cultural Affairs Coordinator or Economic Section Researcher
Posted by:
Embassy of Japan
Location: Washington, D.C., USA
Contract: Full-time

Here are a couple of jobs passed along to us directly from the Embassy of Japan in the United States of America: 

JICC – Cultural Affairs Coordinator and Economic Section Researcher


Jun 14

Job: Cultural Assistant – The Consulate General of Japan in Boston (Boston, MA)

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


Position: Cultural Assistant
Posted by:
he Consulate General of Japan in Boston
Location: Boston, MA, USA
Contract: Full-time

Thanks to the Consulate General of Japan in Boston for passing along the following opportunity:

The Consulate General of Japan in Boston is seeking a highly motivated, team-oriented individual for the position of Cultural Assistant. This individual is primarily responsible for coordinating cultural exchange programs. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone interested in U.S.-Japan relations and cultural exchange.

Application Process: For a detailed description of the position, please click here. The deadline to apply is July 5th, 2022 at 5 PM EDT.


May 12

Job: Part-time Assistant Correspondent – The Hokkaido Shimbun Press London Bureau (London, UK)

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


Position: Part-time Assistant Correspondent
Posted by:
The Hokkaido Shimbun Press London Bureau
Location: London, UK
Contract: Part-time

Below is a job passed along to us directly from the newspaper.

Salary: £1,500~ (monthly), transportation expenses

Start date: 1st August 2022 ※Available for consultation

The Hokkaido Shimbun Press is looking for an Assistant Correspondent for their London Bureau, which is located on Fleet Street, central London. The successful applicant will assist the Bureau Chief with the preparation of articles to be published in Japan, and handle Bureau administration. The Bureau covers political, economic, and cultural news from the UK and other European countries.

Although you will work mainly during office hours for 3-4 days a week at office or from home, you will occasionally be required to work overtime due to the nature of the job. You should also be willing to travel within the UK or Europe to cover stories.

Candidates should note that this is NOT a writing position. In addition, although the ability to work in Japanese is a requirement.

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May 11

Job: Political and Executive Assistant for the Consul General – Consulate General of Japan in Boston (Boston, MA, USA)

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


Position: Political/Executive Assistant for the Consul General
Posted by:
Consulate General of Japan in Boston
Location: Boston, MA, USA
Contract: Full-time

Here are a couple of jobs received directly from the Consulate General of Japan in Boston:

Political Assistant Position: The Consulate General of Japan in Boston is seeking a highly motivated, team-oriented individual for the position of Political Assistant. This individual is primarily responsible for conducting research analysis on U.S. political affairs. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone interested in U.S.-Japan relations and International Affairs. Please see below for a detailed listing of responsibilities.

Political Assistant Application Process: For more information and to apply, please click here. The deadline is May 21, 2022.

Executive Assistant Position: The position serves as a link between the Consulate and local governments, universities, and other organizations in New England. The ideal candidate will be someone flexible enough to work on multiple projects at the same time, have an understanding of and interest in Japanese culture and US-Japan relations, and have the ability to make connections with a wide variety of local businesses, government agencies, universities, and other organizations.

Executive Assistant Application Process: For more information and to apply, please click here. The deadline is May 13th, 2022.


May 9

Job: Online Tutor – Two Birds One Stone Learning (Virtual)

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


Position: Online Tutor Needed for After School Tutoring and Business/Survival English for Adult Learners
Posted by:
Two Birds One Stone Learning
Location: San Francisco, California
Contract: Full-time

From JET alum Daniel Stone, founder and owner of Two Birds One Stone Learning:

Online Tutors needed for After School Tutoring and Business/Survival English for Adult Learners. If you have a passion for seeing people from different cultures learn and grow with English, there are tutoring opportunities at Two Birds One Stone Learning.

Proficient English speakers with teaching and tutoring experience are a plus. The use of laptop devices, reliable and robust internet connection, and experience teaching online synchronously is required.

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May 7

Job: Assistant Manager – DMC aizu (Fukushima, Japan)

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


Position: Assistant Manager
Posted by:
DMC aizu 
Location: Fukushima, Japan
Contract: Full-time

Here’s a job passed along to us:

DMC aizu is a resort operation company having multiple ski resort places in Fukushima Prefecture.

Before, the company had enjoyed receiving many foreign visitors mostly from the Oceania region, but the pandemic kept them from visiting Japan for the past two years.

Now that the waves of new cases seem to be under control and Japanese border control is being eased, the company expects a full recovery of skiing visitors from Australia and New Zealand in a not-too-distant future.

Now, the company would like to hire one person from the region as an assistant manager to not only take care of non-Japanese skiing instructors but also to promote the resort company to Australia and New Zealand.

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