KCJS Resident Director (*Position is located in Kyoto, JAPAN*)
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||New York, United States|
|Position:||Director, Other Professional|
The Kyoto Consortium for Japanese Studies (KCJS) seeks candidates for the position of Resident Director of its study-abroad center based on the campus of Doshisha University in Kyoto. KCJS is a consortium of thirteen universities administered by Columbia that offers academic year and summer programs. For additional background information, potential applicants should visit the websites http://ogp.columbia.edu/program/kcjs-semester and http://ogp.columbia.edu/program/kcjs-summer.
Working closely with the KCJS Board of Delegates, Columbia University, and Doshisha University, the Resident Director is responsible for the continued development and oversight of the academic programs, student affairs, and administrative and financial management. The Resident Director supervises a full-time administrative staff that assists in all areas of program management. Depending on the candidate’s background and the program needs, there may be an option to teach courses during the academic year.
This position begins on July 1, 2019, or a mutually agreeable date and is hired locally in Japan.
It is preferred that candidates hold a Ph.D. in a Japan-related field and have undergraduate teaching experience. Candidates should have experience with American undergraduates at institutions similar to those in the KCJS consortium; strong relevant administrative experience; language fluency in English and Japanese; Japanese cultural fluency; and the ability to undertake international travel.
Columbia will be managing the search process on behalf of KCJS. All applicants must apply at Columbia's online site: jobs.columbia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=171598
Applications should include a cover letter, resume, and if relevant, a list of courses taught.
Applications will be reviewed beginning October 31, 2018. The search will remain open until it is filled.
|Primary Category:||Japanese History / Studies