Under the direct supervision of the Chief of the Japan Information Center
-receive and greet visitors to Japan Information Center (JIC) and the JIC library and answer inquiries and telephone calls.
Librarian tasks at the JIC library
-lending service for books and electronic resources.
-monitor the selection of books and electronic resources and organize them.
-research topics of interest to JIC constituencies.
-send periodical publications of Japanese Government to concerned organizations in mail.
Outreach coordinator tasks
-schedule and organize school visits in the Mid West, especially the Chicago area, and introduce Japanese culture (Origami, Tea ceremony, Kendo, Kimono, Calligraphy etc.) to students who are from elementary to high school with demonstrations or power point presentations.
※ work with other JIC staff members who are able to give such demonstrations.
General office responsibilities including attending events organized by the JIC and other related organizations and helping other staff members’ tasks if needed.
US citizen or permanent residency holder ( working permit holder)
Those majoring in Japanese studies, Japanese language, international studies or related areas will be highly desirable.
Excellent communications skills
Strong computer skills (database knowledge is preferred)
English and Japanese are the working languages in the Japan Information Center.
Fluency in oral and written English is required. Fluency in oral and written Japanese is highly desirable.
Please submit a resume and cover letter by July 13, 2012 to:
Consulate General of Japan
Japan Information Center
Attn: Ms. Sakae Mizukami
737 N. Michigan Avenue, Suite 1000
Chicago, IL 60611
The interview session will be held from July 16.
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