The Japan Information Center at the Consulate General of Japan in Chicago is hiring three (3) part-time JET Program Interview Assistants for the upcoming JET Program interviews.
1.) One assistant will work from mid-February through mid-March. Please note the working period may change based on the timing of the interviews. The primary responsibility of this position is to assist with JET Interviews (tentatively, February 8 - 12), but other responsibilities pertaining to the JET Program and JIC activities will also be assigned. The pay is $17 an hour. The work schedule is somewhat flexible; however, during the JET Interview Week, you must work full days. This position will be primarily in-person at the Japan Information Center, however some remote work days may occur, as well. Applicants must live in the Chicagoland area and be able to commute to the Consulate in downtown Chicago.
2.) The other two (2) assistants will work in early February during the JET Interview Week (tentatively, February 8 -12), as well as joining occasional preparatory meetings prior to the Interview week. Please note the working period may change based on the timing of the interviews. The primary responsibility of these positions is to help us manage the online JET Program Interview site (likely Zoom) during interviews. The pay is $17 an hour. During the JET Interview Week, you must work full days. These positions will be entirely remote. Applicants for these positions are *not* required to live in the Chicagoland area.
Applicants for all positions must be alumni of the JET Program and have excellent organization and communication skills. Applicants must have their own home computer to use for work purposes, and must also be able to use Zoom, Microsoft Teams, Microsoft Word, Excel, and Google Drive. Due to the remote nature of the work and JET Interviews, applicants should be tech-savvy.
If interested, please send your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org by Thursday, December 9. Please indicate which position(s) you wish to be considered for (ie: #1, #2, or both). We will hold interviews via Zoom for selected applicants the week of December 13.