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  • 03 Sep 2013 2:52 PM | Anonymous

    至急 短期通訳者募集 


    期間  至急 - 9/20まで 

    時間 月-金 8:00AM - 5:00PM  (可能であれば残業も) 

    時給 $20   自宅からのガソリン代、昼食代支給 

    勤務地  Hitachi Automotive Systems Americas, Inc. 

                          Berea Plant 

                          301 Mayde Road, Berea, KY 40430 

    コンタクト:石川隆也 (Takaya Ishikawa) 248-939-3480 

  • 20 Aug 2013 11:51 AM | Anonymous
    Education Abroad at the University of Kentucky (UK International Center) is seeking a full-time Education Abroad Advisor to join our professional team.

    Position Description:
    The EA Advisor will work closely with students at all phases of the education abroad process, including promotion and outreach, advising and selection, on-going orientation, credit transfer, etc. The advisor will become an expert on a wide range of educational opportunities available to UK students within our strategic portfolio of programs and must know the details of the programs, including application procedures and deadlines. The successful candidate will be knowledgeable about other countries and international travel, including systems of higher education, culture, and health, safety, and safety issues. The EA Advisor must commit to understanding curricula and procedures at UK and liaise with key faculty and relevant offices such as Admissions, Registrar, Financial Aid, Career Center, Undergraduate Research and college advising units. Other job responsibilities include data collection/reporting, program development and active participation in professional organizations.

    Each EA Advisor specializes in one strategically important goal of the office (i.e, on-going orientation, EAPA program management, internships & service-learning). For this particular advising position, the advisor will oversee the on-going maintenance of our enrollment management system (utilizing Studio Abroad) and manage our online web presence.

    Successful candidates will have international education experience, education abroad/student advising experience, familiarity with intercultural learning, and successful promotion and outreach experience. Candidates must have excellent communication and presentation skills, attention to detail, time management skills, and a high degree of professionalism. Desirable qualities include skills in outcomes assessment related to education abroad, familiarity with non-European countries and cultures, proficiency in languages other than English, and knowledge of StudioAbroad software.

    Education and Preferred Experience:
    Masters Degree and one year experience (or equivalency) is required. Experience in education abroad, advising/counseling, and/or international services is preferred.

    To apply for the position, a UK Online Application must be submitted at http://www.uky.edu/HR/welcome.html position number SC548093 (Student Affairs Officer II). Questions should be directed to HR/Employment, phone 859-257-9555, press 2. Application deadline is September 2, 2013. The University of Kentucky is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from women and members of underrepresented groups.

    The Education Abroad office is a thriving part of UK's ambitious international agenda, and has strong central support. It is currently composed of an Executive Director, Assistant Director, four EA Advisors, a Financial Manager, Promotion and Outreach Coordinator, and an Office Manager. In addition, the unit employs several part-time staff and a team of graduate and undergraduate students who serve as Education Abroad Peer Advisors (EAPA).

    Founded in 1865 as a land-grant institution adjacent to downtown Lexington, the University of Kentucky is nestled in the scenic heart of the Bluegrass region of Kentucky. Recently ranked as one of the safest, most creative, and the brainiest cities in the nation, Lexington is an ideal location to experience the work-life balance that the University strives to provide to its employees. See for yourself what makes UK one great place to work.
  • 14 Aug 2013 10:09 AM | Anonymous

    Our client in Central Kentucky is seeking an ambitious Assistant Account Manager to support their industrial supply business expansion.   Key responsibilities will be to identify potential new business, and initiate projects and activities to develop such business.

    Primary job duties will include:  market research with target customers to develop and clarify business targets; development of key supply chain alliances to satisfy market demands;  preparing and submitting quotations to customers;  development of business processes for new customers;  problem solving for daily business problems; confirming customer satisfaction and requests; submission of sales data to accounting for invoicing and auditing; budget creation and management to achieve results; reporting and communicating effectively with manager.  In fact, success in this position will be defined by the successful applicant’s ability to communicate with their customers, vendors, and manager and to build new business relationships for the client organization.  Candidates should also have the ability to develop great customer and supplier relationships.   Travel required – up to 50% throughout the Midwest.  Position will be based in Kentucky.  Candidates must pass a post offer drug screen and physical.

    Qualifications Required: 

    -       Bachelors Degree (Marketing or Business Management Preferred)

    -       6-9 Years Project Management, Sales, and Marketing Experience

    -       Proficiency with Microsoft Office

    -       5-10 years experience in organizational and management with Industrial Supply and MRO systems  

    -       Proven expertise and history with Technical Sales

    Qualifications Desired:

    -       Experience with ERP system (JDE preferred)

    -       Documented Experience with Developing New Business


    Interested candidates should email an MS Word version of their resume to beverly@cmiconsulting.com for immediate consideration.

  • 14 Aug 2013 10:04 AM | Anonymous

    Our client in Central Kentucky is seeking a Bi-lingual (Japanese) Account Representative to manage the accounts for their Japanese customers.  The person selected for this position will help with reporting and translating and will be responsible for customers from start to finish (getting the order, order the parts, make sure the parts are shipped, help with pricing issues, and assist with Accounts Receivable / collections.)  Will serve as the intermediary between American client and Japanese customers.  Candidates must have very good Japanese communication ability (verbal, written, and reading).  Must also be proficient with Excel and have experience with SAP and JD Edwards.  Bachelor’s degree required (will consider a recent college graduate.) Client offers opportunity for advancement and excellent salary / benefits package.

    The contact information is:

    Beverly Clemons, President

    CMI Human Resource Consulting

    2808 Palumbo Drive, Suite 202

    Lexington, KY  40509

    859.296.2800 phone     859.296.2801 fax


  • 08 Aug 2013 10:50 AM | Anonymous
    Please see the link below for two openings at the Japan Foundation in Los Angeles. One is for a Librarian and the other is for a Japanese Language Program Coordinator.

  • 08 Aug 2013 10:43 AM | Anonymous
    Both of the positions below are for Bilingual Fluent Japanese and English speakers. The positions are at TS Tech in Reynoldsburg, Ohio. You can contact Lauren Gleason at (614) 322-4071 with any questions about the application.

  • 07 Aug 2013 2:09 PM | Anonymous
    Please see the attached Job Announcement for a Bilingual Admin. Assistant at Honda in Indiana.

  • 26 Jul 2013 10:06 AM | Anonymous
    The Japan/America Society of Central Ohio seeks an Executive Director to serve JASCO's membership and recruit new members. 

    Please see the file below for a detailed description, requirements, and salary of the position.

    Deadline is August 15th, 2013.

  • 09 Nov 2012 7:39 AM | Deleted user

    We're looking for a part-time Japanese language and cultural instructor to train busy executives.

    In this position, you'll work primarily in our Georgetown Classroom and teaching offsite at student locations such as in manufacturing facilities and corporate boardrooms, where you will facilitate understanding while also helping your students communicate across cultural borders.

    The ideal candidate is an experienced teacher with a high level of Japanese fluency (JLPT 1 or equivalent) who enjoys working with people of varied backgrounds, has some knowledge of manufacturing environments, and believes that mutual understanding is the first step to mutual success. The instructor will work closely with our client contacts to implement our existing curriculum focusing on cultural fluency and effective verbal and non-verbal communication. The instructor should also be capable of developing both existing and new resources to provide a continuously improving learning experience.

    If you're a hard worker with strong interpersonal skills, an outgoing personality, and a willingness to do whatever it takes to ensure the success of your students, send a cover letter and résumé to hr@csi-ky.com.

    Position is in Georgetown, Kentucky. Consultant Solutions, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We will provide training and a support network. We will also consider relocation and/or visa support for the right candidate.

  • 09 Oct 2012 8:49 AM | Deleted user

    Job Summary

    Translate/interpret for all types of internal/external communications covering a wide range of subject matters including but not limited to business, technical and non –technical areas.  Assist associates in creating documents and presentation materials in Japanese and English required for meetings and general communications. Provide training to lower level associates as well as serve as liaison for outside translation and interpretation request.  Travel and work overtime as required by projects.

    We are a Japanese owned automotive stamping facility located in Stanford, KY. Please click here for more information. 

Japan/America Society of Kentucky
464 Chenault Rd.
Frankfort, KY 40601
(502) 209-9630

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