The University of Tokyo, International Exchange Group
Project Specialist, study abroad programs (outbound)
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Job Opportunities at The University of Tokyo
Fixed-term Project Administrative Staff (Project Specialist)
1. Position: Project Specialist (Fixed-term Project Administrative Staff) (HAKEN)
2. No. of Openings: 1
3. Department: International Exchange Group of the International Affairs Department (Due to future organizational restructuring there may be a change in the affiliated department)
4. Location: 7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, Japan
5. Period of Employment: In principle, contract is based on Japanese academic calendar, from April to March. Initial appointment, therefore, will be from Feb. 1 to March 31, 2018. After that, the contract is renewable twice (a total of three years) based on mutual agreement between the employer and the employee.
6. Job Descriptions: Work relating to the planning of short-term study abroad programs (outbound); Work relating to the operation of short-term study abroad programs (outbound); Work relating to the support of outbound study abroad programs run by the university itself; Other work of the International Exchange Group. For further information about student exchange programs of the University Tokyo, see http://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/ja/administration/go-global/index.html
7. Minimum Qualifications: Ability, qualification and experience to carry out the work described in 6. Job Descriptions; sufficient proficiency in English and Japanese; ability and personality to work with others in the line of work; some experience with the operation of overseas student exchanges at universities desirable.
8. Work days: Mon-Fri. Exceptions apply in case of special events. Other rules apply in accordance with the University of Tokyo regulations.
9. Regular work hours: 09:00 – 17: 45 (Lunch: 12:00 – 13:00)
10. Salary: Salary will be based on “The University of Tokyo Rules on Application of the Annual Salary System” [Base salary, merit-based allowance, commuting allowance (subject to conditions), overtime pay]
11. Social Insurance: MEXT Mutual Aid Association, employment insurance, as prescribed by the University of Tokyo regulations
12. Closing Date: Applications must be received by 17:00 Japan time on Friday, 15 December 2017
13. Application Forms: 1 copy of the University of Tokyo’s standard application form (Include proof if language proficiencies. If you do not have any proof of proficiency, explain your language skills in a separate statement.)
One-page statement of purpose ( Use A4 or Letter-sized sheet, single space and regular-size font and margins. Please state your views, in Japanese and English, on how the university should handle increasing number of students from overseas and how you would like to be involved in the activity, and you experiences.)
14. Selection Process: Interviews will take place following document screening. Applicants selected for interviews will be contacted by e-mail regarding dates. Interview will take place on December 22, between 13:00 and 17:00 Japan time in Tokyo. For applicants living abroad who are unable to travel to Japan, a Skype interview format will be made available during those hours. In that case, notify clearly in your cover letter your need for a Skype interview.
15. Notification of Selection: Notification will be made individually
16: Applications to be sent to:
FAO Mr. H. Igarashi
International Exchange Group
The University of Tokyo
Please write “Application documents for Project Specialist (HAKEN) in International Exchange Group” in red ink on the envelope.
Please be aware that documents sent will not be returned. The documents shall be used only for the purpose of application for this post, and any personal information provided shall not be provided to third parties in any way.
Expenses incurred during the selection process is the sole responsibility of the applicant.
The University of Tokyo issued the “Statement to advance equal opportunity” on 3 March 2009. Based on this statement we welcome applications from women.
Mr. Hisayuki Igarashi, International Exchange Group, The University of Tokyo (igarashi.hisayuki [at] mail.u-tokyo.ac.jp)