Job: Resident Assistant (RA) at Showa Boston

***(2/12/14) Update from Showa Boston***:


We discovered that at the time these positions were posted on the NEJETAA site, Showa was having email problems.  The problem has since been fixed.  If you applied or referred a friend to apply to hr at showaboston dot edu between January 10 and 21, please re-submit the application to hr at showaboston dot edu.  The extended application deadline is February 18, 2014.


Job Title: Resident Assistant (RA)
Immediate Supervisor: Resident Services Coordinator
Position Summary
This is a live-in position in a women’s dorm mentoring and supporting predominately female, Japanese study-abroad students at an academic-residential campus. Provide diverse, individual, and group learning opportunities for predominately female students to communicate in English and become more familiar with American culture. This position is a non-paid, residential, part-time position, with most work hours occurring on evenings and/or weekends. Full room and board and use of facilities are provided in exchange for services. 
Responsibilities include:
• Design and implement intercultural activities and programs on and off-campus, at least once per month.
• Perform weekday/weekend overnight RA duty approximately 2-3 times monthly and holiday duty as needed.
• Be available every Monday evening from 7:00pm to 10:00pm for mandatory RA team meetings, Co-RA meetings, and student leader meetings.
• Chaperone on and off-campus Student Services activities and trips as needed.
• Help prepare for and facilitate student move-in and move-out, including attendance at orientation activities.
• Help create a safe, welcoming residential environment for our students; offer advice and support when needed, for personal and/or academic questions or concerns.
• Actively engage in informal, daily interaction with students on campus.
• Report student welfare concerns to Student Services staff.
• Submit monthly reports to Resident Services Coordinator.
• Participate in all in-service training activities and meetings.
RAs work an average of 10-14 hours per week, predominantly evenings and weekends, in exchange for private room with a private bath (located in a women’s dorm), full meal plan, use of campus facilities (including pool, Jacuzzi, and computer lab), free parking, wireless internet, discounted Japanese lessons on campus, and free shuttle bus (pick up and drop off at Reservoir T stop).
• An appreciation of cultural differences and the ability to work closely and successfully with other cultures.
• Ability to respond to emergencies calmly and effectively; displaying critical thinking skills.
• Experience dealing with conflict and the ability to maintain a sense of humor.
• Self-motivated; able to initiate interactions with individuals or groups.
• Ability to deal tactfully with others and exercise good judgment in appraising situations. Maintain effective, positive working relationships other team members.
• Previous RA experience, study abroad experience, or experience with/appreciation of Japanese culture preferred.
Interested applicants should submit an electronic resume and cover letter to: hr at showaboston dot edu

Job: Assistant Director of Student Services at Showa Boston

***(2/12/14) Update from Showa Boston***:


We discovered that at the time these positions were posted on the NEJETAA site, Showa was having email problems.  The problem has since been fixed.  If you applied or referred a friend to apply to hr at showaboston dot edu between January 10 and 21, please re-submit the application to hr at showaboston dot edu.  The extended application deadline is February 18, 2014.


Job Title: Assistant Director of Student Services 
Immediate Supervisor: Director of Student Services 
Position Summary: In collaboration with the Director and the Assistant Director, design, implement and assess a variety of services and programs with the goal of helping achieve the Showa Mission. This position will supervise the following areas within the Student Services Department: Health Services and Resident Services. Provide leadership and be responsible for initiatives such as; university outreach, data management, coordination of short-term programs, student orientation, and assessment. 
Primary Duties 
• Supervise initiatives to develop and implement university outreach programs and activities 
• Supervise Health Services, including 2 nurses and Coordinator, while ensuring the delivery of high quality services to students 
• Supervise Resident Services, including the full-time Resident Services Coordinator 
• Oversee Student Services’ data collection, analysis, production, and reporting 
• Supervise departmental planning and implementation of activities and documents for short-term programs and new student orientations 
• Serve as bi-lingual resource to maximize understanding of American and Japanese cultures and of Student Services programs 
• Oversee the Japan Culture Center, and student clubs focusing on Japanese culture 
• Coordinate departmental assessment efforts for review and revision of programs and projects; including design, implementation, tabulation and reporting of evaluation tools 
• Use social media to increase visibility of the Showa community within the greater Boston community 
Student Services Team Duties 
• Attend departmental meetings and functions 
• Meet frequently with other Student Services Directors for project management and strategic communication 
• Participate in weekly After-Hours Manager on-call rotation, providing crisis response assistance campus-wide 
• Assist in other areas of SSD responsibility when needed, or as requested by Director 
• Work a flexible schedule, including some nights and weekends 
• Provides leadership and vision for Health Services and Resident Services units of the 
• Effectively manages the resources for which she/he is responsible including personnel, finances, budget, facilities, staff, programs, and time 
• Directs, coaches, and facilitates staff to achieve optimal results 
• Demonstrate operational skills in MS word processing, spreadsheet, and database software 
• Communicates clearly and effectively both orally and in writing; negotiates effectively; able to use Microsoft Office software 
• Respects others’ unique backgrounds; works to understand perspectives and differences in
others; demonstrates empathy and sensitivity 
• Demonstrates sound judgment, has appropriate understanding of confidentiality in an educational and health care environment; adheres to campus policies, procedures, and safety guidelines 
• Analytical thinking: identifies problems, involves others in seeking solutions, conducts 
appropriate analysis, searches for best solutions; responds quickly to new challenges. 
• Demonstrates customer service focus, with the ability to share accountability for results provided. 
Requirements include 
• Master’s degree in a related field 
• 5 years’ experience in a campus-based, undergraduate-level, international education organization 
• Supervisory experience 
• Fluency in English and Japanese preferred 
• International living or study abroad experience, particularly in Japan, a plus 
About Showa Boston Institute 
Showa Boston Institute for Language and Culture is the study-abroad campus of Showa Women’s University in Tokyo, Japan. It is located on a 40-acre campus in the residential Moss Hill neighborhood of Boston. Showa Boston offers semester-long and short-term study-abroad programs for Japanese students who live in residence halls year-round. Students are mostly female, of university age, and study in Boston for 1 month to 17 months. Annually, nearly 1000 students attend Showa Boston. 
About the Student Services Department 
Currently, the Department includes a Director, Assistant Director, 3 full-time Coordinators, 2 Nurses and 1 Health Services Coordinator, an Assistant, and 18 part-time Resident Assistants 
Qualified and interested candidates should send a cover letter and current resume by email.  
Electronic submissions only to: 
Pamela Jones 
Human Relations Department 
Email: hr at showaboston dot edu 

For Japanese native speaker: Japanese language tutor

The following is a tutoring position passed to us by Victoria Kuohung:

“We are seeking a native Japanese speaker to tutor my 5-year old son in Japanese. He does not speak Japanese. Specifically we prefer someone with experience working with young children. We live downtown, convenient to public transportation.”

Contact Victoria Kuohung (kuohung at gmail dot com) for more information. 

Job: Japanese Speaking Account Manager

JOB TITLE: Japanese Speaking Account Manager
REPORTS TO: Director of Account Management/VP of Sales
The Account Manager provides new business case management, customer service to assigned accounts, develops key relationships, supports client retention, and new business development’ efforts. S/he interfaces with Sales, Deployment & Configuration, and Client Services to improve 
new client on-boarding process and post sales service experience. S/he also acts as client liaison and advocate to ensure that client issues and needs are being handled efficiently within Boston Technologies.
  • Facilitates client on-boarding through administrative support and education on requirements to speed up cycle time
  • Continuous client management — Facilitates communication between clients and internal teams, taking ownership of client issues, goals, targets, ideas, and proactively addressing them
  • Manages and maintains client relationships from the point of sale onward to ensure specific customer needs are being met.
  • Identifies business objectives and provides other departments with direction and insight into each client’s specific needs
  • Creates and maintains daily/weekly internal and client facing reports on key metrics and use info to drive client retention and new business
  • Supports new business acquisition by identifying up-sell and cross-sell opportunities and presenting them to Sales/Business Intelligence within assigned accounts
  • Participates in cross-functional teams’ initiatives to improve both internal and external customer satisfaction
  • Uses personal relationship with client to increase their participation in BT customer satisfaction surveys
  • Maintains an open communication with all clients to help recognize needs, determine trading trends, and explore new opportunities in order to propose solutions for their growing business needs
  • Shares customer feedback with Manager and internal teams 
  • Must have excellent organization skills coupled with a keen attention to detail and ability to effectively prioritize and multitask 
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team environment 
  • Ability to articulate ideas to both technical and non-technical audiences 
  • Outstanding performance within BT Support Team or equivalent outside work experience 
  • Self-starter with the ability to work with minimal supervision 
  • Customer service experience in a Call Center/Technical Support or a similar environments
  • Google Doc experience (email and document management, meeting scheduling, etc.)
  • Possess excellent word processing skills and proficiency with Microsoft Office applications
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Management, Communications, Marketing or related fields required
  • 1-2 year experience as an Account Manager, Relationship Manager, or Key Account Manager
  • Experience with the spot interbank Foreign Exchange market and trading preferred
  • Experience with MetaTrader4 trading platform preferred
  • Familiarity with Salesforce or similar CRM preferred
  • Experience working with intricate technology
  • Must be fluent in Japanese (preferably a native Japanese speaker)
*This job description is not intended to be and should not be construed as an all-inclusive list of all the responsibilities and working conditions of the position. While it is intended to accurately reflect the position activities and requirements, management reserves the right to modify, add or remove duties and assign other duties as necessary.
280 Summer Street | 9th
 Floor | Boston, MA 02210
Tel: 617.314.6800 | Fax: 888.835.4711 | Web: 

Job: Part-time contract, Destination Services Consultant

IOR Global Services (  provides Destination Services (relocation), intercultural training, language tutoring and coaching. They are a premier provider in these services to Fortune 100 companies worldwide.

Several families will be moving from Japan to the Cambridge area and IOR Global Services is looking to hire a consultant (Japanese speaking) to work with them in the relocation process. Below please find a job description for your review:

Training and a training manual will be provided.

The programs are 4 days which are typically spread out over several weeks and involve house hunting, assistance with obtaining a social security card, driver’s license, etc. Training and a training manual will be provided to the consultant. All candidates must submit a CV for consideration.

Compensation: US$1000/program

Direct inquires and applications to Anne Pereira:
Email: apereira (at) iorworld dot com
TEL: 248 515 0942

Job: Future Global Leaders Program – Trip Leader

Future Global Leaders Program – Trip Leader

Multiple positions open for March 2014 Programs

If you are highly self-motivated, passionate about intercultural experiences and an independent worker this position is for you. Individuals who are attracted to making a notable difference in people’s lives around the world would really enjoy this role.

The FGLP Trip Leader is responsible for the overall quality and execution of the Program. You will be a teacher, mentor and friend to the students while coordinating with other Trip Leaders as appropriate. This role is similar to, though broader than, a camp counselor. The Trip Leader plays a major role in student life. Following the detailed and pre-arranged Program itinerary provided, Trip Leaders lead students on excursions. You will have responsibility for the overall Program execution, the quality of the Program and students’ satisfaction. 

This full-time role is for the Program duration and usually requires the candidate to live in the hotel or dormitory with the students and to have most or all meals with them. Prior to a Program there will be approximately 20 hours of preparatory work which can mostly be done on your own schedule and there will be approximately 10 hours of administrative work after completion of each Program.


  • Teach about American culture and help to make every moment a learning moment
  • Lead discussions in a relaxed setting daily for approximately 2 hours
  • Supervise activities and chaperone
  • Ensure that every student is safe, both physically and emotionally
  • Suggest Program improvements wherever possible
  • Any other tasks necessary for the successful operation of the Program



  • High level of energy
  • Excellent interpersonal and good organizational skills
  • Highly reliable and able to work independently after initial training
  • Interest in education and international culture are important
  • Speak, read and write fluent English
  • Must be over 18 and able to legally work in the United States without work visa assistance
  • First aid certification, teaching experience and the ability to speak an Asian language are bonuses, but not requirements
  • University degree in any subject is strongly preferred

Compensation for this position depends upon the specific details of each Programs and your skills and experience, but typically is in the range of $200+ per day.


We fill positions as we identify qualified candidates and so encourage you to submit an application as soon as possible.

Applicants must submit a cover letter and resume for this position to staff[at]adzgroup dot net. You may also submit questions to that email address. No phone calls please.

Only individuals should apply. Recruiters please do not contact us and please do not contact us about other services or products. Submissions received from search firms and recruitment agencies are considered unsolicited and will be kept as Adz Group’s property or deleted as appropriate unless a contractual obligation exists between Adz Group and an agency prior to submission.


Job: Staff Assistant II, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs

Please see below for a full-time opportunity at the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs.


Auto req ID                30989BR
Business Title           Staff Assistant II
School/Unit                Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Sub-Unit                     ————
Location                     USA – MA – Cambridge
Job Function             General Administration
Time Status               Full-time
Schedule                    Overtime will occasionally be required for evening and weekend functions.
Department                Weatherhead Center for International Affairs
Salary Grade             051
Union                         55 – Hvd Union Cler & Tech Workers

Duties & Responsibilities
Serves as the essential point of contact for all inquiries relating to the Program on U.S. – Japan Relations. Assists with the integration of international research fellows into Harvard and the wider Boston-Cambridge community. Refers fellows to appropriate resources when they have questions or concerns. Assists with publicity, including the website, social media sites, and graphic design of publications. Organizes events and social outings, and assists the directors in organizing program functions. Obtains estimates from vendors on all printing and mailing jobs not handled in-house. Maintains the database. May serve as departmental IT contact. Attends program events as necessary. Overtime will occasionally be required for evening and weekend functions. Performs other clerical duties as required.


Basic Qualifications
One to two years of office experience required.
Knowledge of business and imaging software such as Microsoft Office, OpenScholar, Filemaker Pro, Adobe Indesign, and Photoshop required.


Additional Qualifications
College background preferred.
Experience working in a university setting preferred.
Demonstrable oral and written communication skills.
Well-developed cross-cultural and interpersonal skills preferred.  
Facility with databases and desktop and Web publishing preferred.
Familiarity with the Japanese culture and language preferred.
Familiarity with Harvard also preferred.


Additional Information

Please visit for more information on the Program.

When applying for this position please submit your resume and cover letter in our preferred format as one combined document (resume followed by cover letter).

All formal written offers will be made by FAS HR.


Pre-Employment Screening                        Identity 

To apply, go to:; click on “Administrative/Staff Jobs” on top right corner; click on “Search Openings”; enter the Auto req ID (30989BR) or “Japan” in “Keyword.”  


Please direct any questions about this position to Dr. Shinju Fujihira (sfujihira at wcfia dot harvard dot edu).


Job: The Experiment in International Living, Summer Group Leaders 2014

The Experiment in International Living is recruiting group leaders for their 2014 programs. For background and application information, please see below.
Company Profile
The Experiment in International Living provides summer abroad programs for high school students who want to connect deeply and engage meaningfully with the richness and complexities of another country. The Experiment has been offering immersive experiential learning programs abroad since 1932 and today offers 3- to 5-week programs in more than 20 countries around the world. After 80 years and more than 70,000 participants, The Experiment remains a leader in the field of international cross-cultural education for high school students. 
For more information about The Experiment’s mission, history, and programs, please visit:
The Experiment in International Living is the founding program of World Learning, a nonprofit that advances leadership through education, exchange, and development programs in more than 60 countries. Learn more about World Learning programs at:
Job Description 
Each Experiment group is accompanied by two adult leaders, and The Experiment is currently hiring exceptional individuals to serve as summer 2014 group leaders. The Experiment is looking for leaders who have a demonstrated interest in intercultural and experiential learning, in-depth experience living abroad, competency in the language of the host culture, and experience working with young people. 
Experiment group leaders are dynamic, responsible, emotionally mature adults who support the young people they are responsible for in a number of ways. First and foremost, they maximize the well-being of all participants so that participants can have a meaningful and memorable learning experience. Leaders also represent The Experiment abroad and manage in-country relationships with integrity and professionalism. Group leadership is a chance for you to share your knowledge of and interest in other cultures with an exceptional group of young people.
–Ongoing Support from Program Start to Finish–
Experimenters are met by their two group leaders at a specific meeting location in the designated port of departure in the US. Group leaders immediately start engaging students in conversations and ice-breaker activities. Right away — and continuing throughout the in-country orientation — leaders work with Experimenters to increase their knowledge of the host country and culture, develop communication skills, and cultivate new attitudes and awareness. 
During the course of the program, group leaders keep in close contact with homestay families, conduct group excursions, and guide students through discussions of and reflections on their experiences. 
At the end of the program, leaders help students evaluate their experiences and assist them in considering how they can integrate what they learned about themselves and the world into their lives moving forward.
The Experiment provides all transportation to and from an intensive one-week leadership training, to the program location with the group, and back to a home city, as well as all in-country expenses (including health insurance, transportation, meals, activities, lodging, incidentals, and communications). In addition to this, group leaders receive a weekly honorarium while leading. 
For a detailed description of group leader roles and responsibilities, please visit: 
For an overview of Experiment programs planned for summer 2014, please visit: 
Experiment group leaders are chosen for their leadership skills, particularly in working with young people, and their cross-cultural experience and language competence. The Experiment selects group leaders who have: 
–A bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
–Leadership experience working with high school students
–Experience studying and living overseas
–Competence in the language of the host country
To see bios of past group leaders, please visit:
How to Apply 
To apply to become a 2014 group leader, follow the application instructions at: 
In addition to submitting your résumé, you will be asked to fill out a short application with the following:
–Personal information
–Employment and education background
–Responses to short-essay questions 
–Contact information for three references
–Leader biography
Contact Maura Walsh, group leadership manager, at: leadership at worldlearning dot org.

Job for Japanese Speaker

Ora ( is the world’s leading independent ophthalmic drug and device development firm that provides technology-based, concept-to-market services and solutions that accelerate development timelines and improves the scientific quality of clinical research.  With over 1,200 ophthalmic clinical trials and consulting projects completed to date, Ora is the preferred ophthalmic drug development partner for many of the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies as well as the smallest and most innovative startups.
Our success is based on a foundation of scientific rigor applied to the drug development process. Ora’s team has created many advanced clinical models and protocols that have been proven to produce high-integrity safety and efficacy data quickly. 
This Site Operations Associate will assist in organizing research information for clinical projects, performing administrative aspects of a clinical trial, and ensuring compliance with protocol and overall clinical objectives under the direction and supervision of the Principal Investigator. As a member of the clinical team he/she will rely on instructions and pre-established guidelines to participate in clinical research activities involving human research subjects while working under immediate supervision of a supervisor or manager collecting basic indications of a subject’s health status.  
Maintains protocol compliance during conduct or clinical projects
Participates in study start-up activities
Performs patient screening, recruitment, and enrollment
Performs clinical skills at study visits
Maintains study documents, including source documentation, Case Report Forms, and regulatory documentation
Oral Fluency and written competency in Japanese along with familiarity with Japanese culture and ability to travel up to 70%, flexible hours, and weekend availability is required.
We will train you:
o To understand the protocols in order to collaborate with the Investigator in answering subject’s questions about the informed consent, as well as be able to take and update a subject’s medical and medication history; 
o To understand the significance of inclusion and exclusion criteria, understand how to identify and to whom to report an adverse event, and have knowledge of the basic safety tests used in clinical trials;
o To review past/present medical conditions, surgeries, procedures, and concomitant medications;
Recent grads with Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing or Life Sciences, CNA or Med Tech certification programs will be considered.
At least 1 year of experience in clinical trials, or equivalent training and work experience is a plus, but not required. 
Excellent communication and organizational skills
Ora is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Ora maintains preferred vendors for all permanent and temporary recruitment. All resumes submitted by search firms or recruitment professionals to any employee at Ora in any form without a current signed search agreement will be deemed the sole property of Ora and no fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Ora.

Japanese job info-sessions in Boston

NEJETAA received the following information from a local recruiting company. 
This is Maiko Matsukura from Lighthouse Global Inc. We are assisting those who are interested in working in Japan. This coming November, we are organizing four companies’ information sessions and interviews.  It is going to be a day before Boston Career Forum.  Please let me know if you had any questions! 
Maiko Matsukura
Lighthouse Global Inc.
1972 Massachusetts Ave. 4th Floor
Cambridge, MA 02140
Email: matsukura at lighthouse-gl dot com
Mitsubishi Electric is a recognized leader in the manufacture and sales of electrical and electronic equipment, and a place where some of the brightest minds get together to create the innovations that make the modern world work. We offer opportunities for a valuable and rewarding career in a variety of fields. Join our company information session to talk to employees in person and find out your possibility! 
【Date】Thursday, November 7th, ①15:00~17:00, ②18:00~20:00
【Place】Boston University Campus (Detail will be informed to those who registered)
【Registration Deadline】October 30th
【Contents】Information session, Q&A, Casual discussion time
【Open positions】Engineering related positions, research and development positions, and more. 
【Requirement】Business level of Japanese proficiency is must.
                         Majoring in engineering, electronic, mechanical, IT related fields, chemical or physical science fields. 
                         Must be able to start working either from Oct, 2014, April or Oct 2015. 
【Registration】Register from:
Or email to (please include your name, the name of the university, majors, graduation year, phone number, email address)
※ Those who registered will receive details about the sessions. 
Email matsukura at lighthouse-gl dot com   if you have any questions
【Company Introduction (Japanese Only)】
                             Nov, 7th @ Boston 
NIPPON SODA is a chemical company that stresses technology with a global perspective. 
With its technologies, researches, and developments accumulated in the past 90 years, the company is continuously developing fine-value added products in the fields of agri-business, pharmaceutical, speciality chemicals, eco-business and consumer chemicals, and chlor-alcali. 
Due to the company’s globalization and demands from its clients, Nippon Soda is facing the urgent need to recruit capable people with international perspectives. 
This time, Nippon Soda is holding the dinner meeting for those who are interested to know more details about the company’s fields.
If you are interested in working for Japanese company, this is going to be the great chance to approach HR and ask personal questions. 
* Business level of Japanese proficiency is required, as all the meeting will be held in Japanese only.
NIPPON SODA Co., LTD Company Information Session
Thursday, November, 7th   6:30pm〜8:30pm @ Lighthouse Global Boston Office
* Address of the office will be provided to those who registered.
◇Company information session by HR
◇Casual meeting at the near by restaurant
   *free of charge
■Opening Positions
Full-time positions in various engineering fields and business management areas in Tokyo, Japan. 
Business level of Japanese language proficiency is must.
Must be able to start working from April 2014
Chemistry, Biology, Agricultural related background are plus. 
Or, email to cr at lighthouse-gl dot com 
* Please include your name, college, major, phone number, expected graduation year. 
  Title is to be NIPPON SODA. 
* Registration Deadline: October 30th
Details about the company information session will be sent to those who registered. 
             Information Session and Interview @ Boston 
                                Nov. 8th & 10th 
Japanese IT solutions company, INFORMATION DEVELOPMENT CO., LTD. (“ID”)  offers a comprehensive IT outsourcing service, i-Bos24®, which covers consulting, software development, system operation management, cloud/security, and BPO since 1969, and extended its business in China, Singapore, United States, and England.
In order to provide advanced services to customers from all over the world, ID is facing the urgent needs to recruit those who are equipped with global perspectives.
We invite you to the ID’s information session and interview on November 8th and 10th. 
【Date】Friday, November 8th, 18:00〜20:00 
    Sunday, November 10th, 10:00〜12:00
【Place】Lighthouse Global Inc. Boston Office, 1972 Massachusetts Avenue, 4th Fl, Cambridge, MA 02140
【Contents】Information session, Q&A, Group or individual interview 
             * Those who want to have an interview need to send resume to Lighthouse Global Inc. beforehand. 
【Open positions】Business management, System engineer, Programmer, System operator, and more.
【Requirement】Conversation level of Japanese proficiency. 
                         All majors are welcomed. 
                         Engineering or Business background is a plus.
・The representative of ID America will be there to talk with you and explain about the company. 
・You can choose from two dates, Nov 8th or 10th. 
・You can also have an interview on the same day. Those who passed the first interview may have a final interview with the CEO between Nov 16th to 18th in Boston. 
【Registration】Register from:
※ Those who registered will receive details about the sessions. 
Email matsukura at lighthouse-gl dot com with any questions  
* More information about ID’s business can be found at