Career Opportunity: Political Advisor Position at the Consulate General of Japan in Boston

Calling all New England JET Alumni! There is an exciting new career opportunity open at the Consulate in Boston!

The Political Affairs Section at the consulate is currently accepting applications for the position of Political Advisor.

The job description is as follows:
“Consulate General of Japan in Boston is seeking a highly motivated, team-oriented individual for the position of Political Advisor. This individual is primarily responsible for conducting research analysis on US Political affairs, and creating content to be disseminated to experts in the field of US-Japan relations. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone interested in US-Japan relations and International Affairs. Please see below for a detailed listing of responsibilities.”

Follow this link to learn more about the job requirements and qualifications to see if it’s the right fit for you!

How to apply:

E-mail your resume and cover letter to: application@bz.mofa.go.jp by January 30 2017.

Good luck!!

-NEJETAA

Showa Boston RA Opportunity

JOB DESCRIPTION

Job Title: Resident Assistant (RA)
Immediate Supervisor: Resident Services Manager

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 Manager.
  • 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).

Skills

  • 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@showaboston.edu

U.S. Career Forum in NYC

JET alumni with at least conversational Japanese language ability are welcome to attend the U.S. Career Forum to explore career options and even land a job at the event.
32 companies have already signed up including ACTUS CONSULTING (Recruiting Agency), AMAZON WEB SERVICES, APPLE, IACE TRAVEL, MIZUHO BANK, NOMURA RESEARCH INSTITUTE AMERICA, SYSCOM, Y’S PUBLISHING, and many more.


All companies are hiring for domestic positions.

— U.S. CAREER FORUM —
Saturday, April 9, 2016
Javits Center, Hall 1E
655 W 34th Street, New York, NY 10001
http://www.careerforum.net/event/us/?ref=2016JETAA&lang=E
* Participating is FREE, and attendance support of up to $350 is available. Apply by March 23.

The U.S. Career Forum is for anyone who:

  • possesses a minimum of conversational ability in both Japanese and English
  • possesses legal permission to work in the U.S.
    and
  • is looking for a full-time or internship position

For online registration and more info regarding the above, please go to:
http://www.careerforum.net/event/us/?ref=201623&lang=E

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Catherine Rackley at c.rackley@discointer.com.

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