Dec 22

Job: Overseas Admissions Counselor – Temple University, Japan Campus (Tokyo, Japan)

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Position: Overseas Admissions Counselor (Student Recruiter)
Posted by: Temple University, Japan Campus
Location: Tokyo, Japan
Contract: Full-time
; Visa Sponsorship Availiable

OVERVIEW OF POSITION
TUJ moved to its brand-new campus with about 1300 undergraduate students in 2019 and grew to a vibrant campus with 1800 students in three years. TUJ seeks a motivated and outgoing admissions counselor for its overseas markets worldwide to support university recruiting and advising prospective students. The Admissions Counselor will assist TUJ in meeting enrollment goals that focus on continuing current growth and achieving a qualified and diverse student population. This position will be primarily responsible for recruiting in Asia and the U.S., but may include other regions.

The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills, student recruiting, and sales and/or marketing experience. Previous experience in the education sector is preferred. Some weekend and evening work and significant international travel will be required.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Serve as the primary point of contact for prospective students and applicants
  • Represent TUJ to the public and its vision to prospective students, parents, school counselors, Japanese language teachers, academic institutions, and other entities
  • Prepare and give presentations about TUJ, and attend school/college fairs and recruiting conferences
  • Spend two to three months of the year on overseas recruiting trips
  • Provide support to various recruiting and marketing projects and programs as determined by the Director of Overseas Admissions Counseling
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Dec 21

Job: Teach English Abroad and Change Happens Fellowship – Institute of International Education and Association of International Cultural and Educational Exchange Taiwan (Taipei, Taiwan)

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Position: Teach English Abroad and Change Happens (TEACH) Fellowship
Posted by: Institute of International Education (IIE) and Association of International Cultural and Educational Exchange Taiwan (AICEE)
Location: Taipei, Taiwan
Contract: Full-time

Thanks to Jeffrey Chen (Okinawa-ken, 2021-2023) for passing along the following job opening. Note that Jeffrey is not personally associated with the organization.

The TEACH Fellowship program in Taiwan aims to select outstanding certified/licensed American teachers and provide an opportunity for one academic year (11 months) international fellowship. This fellowship opportunity may be renewed for an additional year with mutual written agreement by the fellowship recipient and AICEE.

The fellowship recipients are expected to teach English and/or multiple subjects in the English language, such as arts, health, PE, life sciences, science, etc., mostly at K-12 schools in Taiwan. Applicants with both teacher certificates and TESOL/TEFL certificates are preferred.

Two placement opportunities exist:

  • Primary placements are in the Taipei City public school system
  • A limited number of placements are available in private schools.

The main duties and obligations are listed below but are not limited to:

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Dec 19

Job: Japanese Translator – FIC America Corporation (Carol Stream, IL, USA)

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Position: Japanese Translator
Posted by:
FIC America Corporation
Location: Carol Stream, IL, USA
Contract: Full-time

Thanks to JET alumnus Luke Hollister (Tsu-shi, Mie-ken, 2005-2009) for passing along the following job opening.

FIC America Corp. is a Japanese-owned tier I automotive components manufacturer centrally located in the Northwest Suburbs of Chicago. Our manufacturing operation supports metal stamping, welding, and mechanical assembly. We are actively searching for a bilingual (Japanese/English) translator to join the team.

  • Provide Japanese translation and Interpretation support
  • Translate information from Japanese to English and vice versa as necessary
  • Prepare reports, presentations, and memos by hand or using software
  • Perform general clerical duties, such as word processing, faxing, and filling
  • Follow standard work instructions
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Other Job Functions

  • Comply with FIC’s Safety policies and procedures
  • Comply with IATF 16949 and ISO 14001 procedures and standards
  • Perform 5-S activities
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Dec 18

Job: K-12 Japanese Language Teacher – Horace Mann School (Bronx, NY)

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Position: K-12 Japanese Language Teacher – Upper Division
Posted by: Horace Mann School
Location: Bronx, NY
Contract: Full-time

Thank you to our friends at the American Association of Teachers of Japanese for this Job Posting.

The Upper Division World Languages Department is seeking a dynamic and collaborative full- time teacher to begin in the Fall of 2024. The successful candidate will have experience teaching various levels of Japanese, from beginning through advanced and will be familiar with the National Standards and ACTFL guideline.

The World Languages Department prizes communicative and experiential learning that emphasizes culture and literature, as well as precision in self-expression through speaking and writing. Teaching experience of three years and an advanced degree is strongly preferred. The annual salary range for this position is $69,000 to $123,000 based on experience and education.

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Dec 15

Job: Assistant Professor of Japanese – University of Central Arkansas (Conway, AR, USA)

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Position: Assistant Professor of Japanese
Posted by: University of Central Arkansas
Location: Conway, AR, USA
Contract: Full-time

Thank you to our friends at the American Association of Teachers of Japanese for this Job Posting.

The School of Language and Literature (SLL) at the University of Central Arkansas invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Japanese to start in August 2024.

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • completion of the Ph.D. in Japanese or related field no later than Aug. 1, 2024.
  • one year of successful Japanese language teaching experience at the university level.
  • specialization in Japanese literatures and/or film.

Ideal candidates will be:

  • Possessed of significant, successful teaching experience in Japanese language. 
  • Possessed of significant, successful experience teaching Japanese literature and/or film in translation.
  • Pursuing a scholarly agenda in Japanese literary and/or film studies.

SLL at UCA houses degree programs in Chinese, English, French, linguistics, Spanish, and TESOL. SLL is home, too, to more than 400 majors or minors. Currently, SLL offers introductory and intermediate undergraduate courses in Japanese language and culture. We also home a thriving Japanese Club for undergraduates. We hope that this hire positions SLL to expand its Japanese offerings into a minor in the near term and a major in the longer term. Likewise, we hope that the hire positions SLL to better support UCA’s strong interdisciplinary minor in Asian Studies.

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Dec 14

Job: Assistant Professor in Japanese – CUNY, Baruch College (New York City, NY, USA)

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Position: Assistant Professor in Japanese
Posted by: CUNY, Baruch College
Location: New York City, NY, USA
Contract: Full-time

The Department of Modern Languages and Comparative Literature at Baruch College of the City University of New York invites applications for a tenure track position for an assistant professor in Japanese language, literature and culture. We are seeking a candidate who is able to teach a broad range of areas and periods of Japanese literature, as well as Japanese language courses at all levels and Japanese studies courses in English. Additional responsibilities will include student advisement and assistance with co-curricular activities and administration of the Japanese Section.

Candidates with the experience and ability to integrate visual culture and cinema, and an interdisciplinary approach in their teaching will be preferred. In addition to these, a strong research portfolio will be essential. Candidates with a demonstrated commitment to diversity and equity are particularly encouraged to apply. For full consideration, applications should be received by Janurary 20th, 2024.

Our Department and College is committed to building and supporting a diverse faculty that values undergraduate teaching and mentorship as well as interdisciplinary research and teaching. We strongly encourage applications from individuals who are under- represented in the profession across color, creed, race, class, ethnic and national origin, physical ability, and gender and sexual identity. Baruch College serves one of the most culturally diverse undergraduate student bodies in the nation and ranks #1 in the country for providing social mobility for students.

“At Baruch College we believe that student success is everyone’s responsibility”

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Dec 12

Job: Professional Research Assistant – University of Colorado Boulder (Boulder, CO, USA)

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Position:Professional Research Assistant
Posted by: University of Colorado Boulder
Location: Boulder, CO, USA
Contract: Full-time

Thanks to Catherine Ishida (Fukuoka-ken, 1995-1998) for passing along the following job opening.

The Program for Teaching East Asia (TEA) at the University of Colorado Boulder’s Center for Asian Studies invites applications for a part-time (80%) Staff Assistant with background in East Asian studies and K-12 education.

TEA is a grant-funded program with the mission of facilitating and enhancing the study of East Asia and international education in K-12 curricula in schools nationwide. TEA conducts research on the state of the field; assesses national, state, and local district needs; and designs, delivers, and evaluates programs to address these needs. TEA programs bridge the gap between scholarly research in the field and the K-12 curriculum.

Towards this end, TEA works with diverse groups of Asian studies specialists within and beyond the university, professional organizations, school districts, and teachers. This position reports to the TEA Director and/or project PIs as appropriate, and contributes substantially to TEA’s research, curriculum development, and teacher professional development projects.

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Nov 29

Job: Japanese Professor/Assistant Professor Positions – Multiple Institutions (Multiple Locations)

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Position: Japanese Professor/Assistant Professor Positions
Posted by: Multiple Institutions
Location: Multiple Locations (MD, GA, MI, VT)
Contract: Full-time

Thank you to our friends at the American Association of Teachers of Japanese for these Job Postings.

Position: Assistant Professor
Institution: 
Air Force Academy
Location: Annapolis, MD, USA
Apply Here: https://www.aatj.org/job_opportunity/assistant-professor-position/

Position: Assistant Professor in Japanese
Institution: 
Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech)
Location: Atlanta, GA, USA
Deadline: 
December 10, 2023
Apply Here: https://www.aatj.org/job_opportunity/assistant-professor-in-japanese/

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Nov 29

Job: Temporary Custom Programs Resident Director – CET Academic Programs (Osaka, Japan)

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Position: Custom Programs Resident Director
Posted by: CET Academic Programs
Location: Osaka, Japan
Contract: Full-Time; Temporary
; No Visa Sponsorship

Thanks to JET alumna, Kate Maruyama (Osaka-fu, 2005-2008) for passing along the following job opening.

The Custom Programs Resident Director (CPRD) will plan and implement customized programs developed specifically for various universities in the United States. Attributes of the ideal CPRD candidate are strong leadership skills, flexibility, dedication, and enthusiasm for working with students and for cross-cultural exchanges.

Application Process: For more information and to apply, please click here –  https://cetacademicprograms.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/11/CET-Japan-Custom-Programs-RD-Short-Term-2024.pdf


Nov 22

Job: Part-time JET Program Interview Assistant – Consulate General of Japan in Chicago (Chicago, IL, USA)

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Position: Part-time JET Program Interview Assistant
Posted by: Consulate General of Japan in Chicago
Location: Chicago, IL, USA
Contract: Part-Time
; No Visa Sponsorship

Thanks to the Consulate General of Japan in Chicago for passing along the following job opening.

Description: Work from mid-January through mid-February. Please note the working period may change based on the timing of the interviews. Primary responsibility is to assist with JET Interviews (tentatively, January 29 – February 3), but other responsibilities pertaining to the JET Program and JIC activities will also be assigned.

The work schedule is somewhat flexible. However, during the week of JET Interviews, you must work full days.

Salary/Hourly Rate: Pay is $19 an hour for up to 139 hours.

Location: The position is primarily in-person at the Japan Information Center. However, some remote work days may occur, as well. Applicants must live in the Chicagoland area and be able to commute to the Consulate in downtown Chicago.

Application Process: Send application to jet@cg.mofa.go.jp by December 3, 2023


Nov 22

Job: Temporary Program Coordinator – Bellevue College (Bellevue, WA, USA)

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Position: Temporary Program Coordinator
Posted by: Bellevue College
Location: Bellevue, WA, USA
Contract: Full-Time
; Temporary

Thanks to Lynn Miyauchi (Fukui-ken, 1990-1993) for passing along the following job opening.

Bellevue College (BC) International Education (IE) is expecting to host a four-week customized program for a group of 8 Japanese college students from Feb. 18, 2024. The following duties are typical for this position but should not be considered all-inclusive. Duties may be changed based on management discretion and institutional needs. Primary responsibilities of the Program Coordinator are to prepare the program thoroughly, actively engage with the students to create a safe and inclusive learning environment, and deliver a successful program.

Typical duties include, but are not limited to, handling all logistics of all on- and off-campus activities, preparing and delivering the welcome orientation and farewell ceremony, showing students how to ride public transportation, leading all on- and off-campus activities including themed workshops, staying within the budget, conducting the program evaluation, and briefing the IE director daily.

Application Process: For more information and to apply, please click here –  https://hcprd.ctclink.us/psc/tam/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_SCHJOB_FL&Action=U


Nov 21

Job: Assistant Director of International Student Advising & Engagement -Bellevue College (Bellevue, WA, USA)

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Position: Assistant Director of International Student Advising & Engagement
Posted by: Bellevue College
Location: Bellevue, WA, USA
Contract: Full-Time

Thanks to Lynn Miyauchi (Fukui-ken, Obama-shi, 1990-1993) for passing along the following job opening.

Description: The Assistant Director of International Student Advising and Engagement (ADISAE) reports to the Director of International Education and supervises full-time International Student Advisors and International Student Engagement Program Manager. This position is responsible for improving international students’ retention by developing and implementing comprehensive academic, immigration advising and culturally responsive support services with goals to increase student completion and satisfaction rates.

The position serves as the Principal Designated School Official (PDSO) and is responsible for ensuring full compliance with all aspects of the F-1 regulations, reporting, and updating all reportable events in a timely manner in the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) including I-17, preparing for recertification process to maintain college’s approval status. The ADISAE supports the director in managing department operations, designing, implementing, and evaluating high impact programming and support services for international students.

The ADISAE is expected to serve as additional support to assist students and the general public without appointments in-person during the International Education’s (IE) office hours. The position requires to work occasional evening and weekends to oversee student engagement activities and as directed by the director.

Application Process: For more information and to apply, please click here – https://hcprd.ctclink.us/psc/tam/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_SCHJOB_FL&Action=U&


Nov 20

Job: Lead Teacher – Brooklyn Robot Foundry-Manhattan East (New York, NY, USA)

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Position: Lead Teacher
Posted by: Brooklyn Robot Foundry-Manhattan East
Location: New York, NY, USA
Contract: Full-Time

Thanks to Janine Harper (Chiba-ken, 1999-2001) for passing along the following job opening.

Description:
When you hear the word robot, do you smile? Do you get excited when you get to use your hands to build things? Do you find joy in building with kids? Then this is the perfect job for you!

In this role, you will be teaching groups of children basic engineering concepts and guiding them in building their own robots. We will train you in all the unique skills, tools, and concepts needed for the position.

We are especially looking for people who are creative, DIY-lovers, great with kids, and deeply interested in learning more about STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math). Our teachers have backgrounds in various disciplines, including visual and performing arts. We need people who can take a hot glue gun to popsicle sticks and cardboard and create something that physically holds up and looks totally awesome – all while having a blast!

Application Process: For more information and to apply, please click here – https://brooklynrobotfoundry.com/manhattan-east/2023/11/20/were-hiring/


Nov 13

Job: Two Navigators – Toshiba Youth Club Asia (Tokyo, Japan)

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Position: Two Navigators
Posted by: Toshiba Youth Club Asia (TYCA)
Location: Tokyo, Japan
Contract: Full-Time
; 1-week

Attached is a job passed along to us.

Since 2014, Toshiba International Foundation and ASJA International have together implemented an international exchange program, “Toshiba Youth Club Asia,” a forum for mutual understanding and exchanges between high school students from ASEAN countries and Japan. Through this program, we aim to inspire the next generation of leaders who will take the lead in creating a sustainable society (https://tyca.asia/).

The next program, TYCA Volume 8, will be held from March 23 through 30, 2024 at the Yoyogi Olympics Memorial Youth Center in Tokyo. Toward fruitful implementation of the program, we want to recruit one or two experienced ALT, or ALT alumni, to the program as a “navigator.” The role is
simple but important: support the program organizers in facilitating the program’s overall flow, including several group sessions.

Application Process: For more information, including basic program structure and salary, see the below document. If you are interested or consider application, please feel free to contact tyca@begoodcafe.com.


Nov 13

Job: Lecturer – University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA, USA)

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Position: Lecturer in the Japanese Language Program
Posted by: University of Pennsylvania
Location: Philadelphia, PA, USA
Contract: Full-Time

Thank you to our friends at the American Association of Teachers of Japanese for this Job Posting.

The Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations at the University of Pennsylvania announces the availability of a position as full-time Lecturer in the Japanese Language Program for the academic year 2024-25. The appointment will be for an initial year with the possibility of annual renewal for up to an additional two years, contingent upon a satisfactory performance review and approval of the Dean. Employee benefits are provided.

Applicants for the position should demonstrate a primary focus on language education, and have received at least a Master’s degree in Education, Japanese Language, Literature, Linguistics, or a related field.  

Native or near-native competency in Japanese language and fluency in English are required. Preference will be given to applicants with significant teaching experience at all levels of Japanese language at post-secondary institutions in the United States. Knowledge of and experience in current trends in second/foreign language teaching methodologies and meaningful application of technologies in language instruction are highly desirable.

Duties include: teaching Japanese language classes (five classes per academic year) at any assigned levels, holding regular office hours, attending weekly meetings of the Japanese Language Program, and working with the Director of the Language Program and East Asia faculty on curriculum development and program articulation.

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