The JASG proudly partners with the following recruiting agencies and companies who are able to help job seekers find potential employers and to help companies fill available positions. For more information, please contact the JASG office.



YKK Corporation’s educational foundation, The Yoshida Scholarship Foundation, is currently seeking a Japanese national to participate in a 9-12 month paid fellowship at The Carter Center in Atlanta, Georgia.  

Founded in 1982 by former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and his wife Rosalynn Carter, The Carter Center is a nongovernmental, not-for-profit organization committed to improving human rights, alleviating human suffering, preventing and resolving conflicts, enhancing freedom and democracy, and improving health. 

Candidates must meet the following requirements: 

    • Possess Japanese citizenship 
    • Have a background in African Studies, Humanities, Law, Political Science, Economics, Management, Sociology, International Relations, Peace Studies, Pathology, or Public Health or a related field 
    • Possess at least a bachelor's degree (or have completed their degree by the start of the fellowship program). Candidates may be currently enrolled in graduate school. College graduates are only eligible if they have completed their studies within the last two years. 
    • Have strong English language skills (TOEFL iBT100 or IELTS7.0 or higher is desirable) 

The Yoshida Scholarship Foundation will provide the fellowship recipient with round trip airfare from Japan to Atlanta and a monthly stipend for living expenses. 

The deadline to apply is August 27, 2021.  

Details in Japanese can be found by visiting the Yoshida Scholarship Foundation website at Please do not hesitate to contact us should you have any questions.

Posted: July 7, 2021



South Academy of International Languages (SAIL) (  is seeking a second grade teacher for their Japanese immersion program. SAIL, a K-8 public magnet school within the public school system, was established over 20 years ago. Students who enter kindergarten with little or no knowledge of the target language learn all their content classes in the target language. The languages taught at SAIL include Japanese, Chinese, German, and French. The school has won a special national award from the American Council for the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL).

Job Number: 4600229241

Closing Date for Applications: 7/31/21

The Language Immersion Philosophy at our school follows four immersion-related goals:

    1.   to achieve proficiency in the target language (listening, speaking, reading, and writing),
    2.   to acquire comparable English Language Arts skills as peers in traditional schools,
    3.   to reach cultural competency in surface features and deep features of cultural perspectives, practices, and products,
    4.   to gain mastery in content areas compared to peers instructed in traditional school.


  • Bachelor's degree in education
  • North Carolina certification or credentials to attain NC certification (if you do not hold a NC teaching license, upload your official degree dated transcripts text scores and out of state teaching license to the attachment page on the on-line application
  • Native or near-native fluency in Japanese with a high level of proficiency in listening,speaking,reading and writing in both Japanese and English
  • Professional preparation or experience as a teacher, if a J visa is needed two years of experience is required
  • Ability to design and deliver content-based Japanese instruction for North Carolina Standard Course of Study for 2nd grade
  • Knowledge of a variety of strategies for delivery of the curriculum in Japanese, background in second language acquisition theory or language immersion pedagogy is desirable
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work as part of a team.


  • Teach all academic subjects covered by the NCSCOS; all instruction is provided in the second language, although the NC/CMS curriculum standards and pacing guides are in English
  • Provide an engaging, learner-centered classroom environment that captures the culture and language both orally and in print; held students increase their sensitivity to and understanding of the language, values, customs and traditions of others
  • Assess student progress; design interventions to ensure continuous academic growth toward standardized NCEnd-Of-Grade tests although instruction is provided in Japanese
  • Develop specialized instructional materials in Japanese to support the NC SCOS; make extensive use of visual aids, realia, and manipulative materials to assist students in associating Japanese with the curriculum
  • Actively involve parents in supporting their children's progress in the language immersion program
  • Attend and actively participate in various meetings such as staff meetings, PTSO meetings, grade level committees, etc.

An explanation of benefits is available at:

To apply, please go to:

If you have questions, please write to Dr. Felicia Eybl, principal at:

Posted: July 1, 2021

TDK Components

TDK is one of the world’s largest producers of multi-layered chip capacitors, with facilities in five countries. TDK’s advances in thin film technology and commitment to customer satisfaction have provided the fuel for this growth. Smaller case sizes, higher capacitance per unit area, and innovative packaging styles are all evidence of this commitment. Since 1986 TDK Components USA, Inc. has been distributing capacitors to customers in North and South America, and has recently started distribution to Europe. Many of our customers are in the automotive industry.

Job Openings: Production Operator and Process Expert (Engineering Technician Entry Level)

Production Operator:

We are looking for a production operator to ensure smooth production flow and perform product inspections. If you are looking for a great team with outstanding benefits including a pension, this is your job. Shifts include nights and weekends. Sign now for a $1000 signing bonus. Base pay is $16.66/hour for night shift.

Essential Duties / Job Responsibilities

  • Facilitates smooth flow of lots through the process by promoting good communication, cooperation, and teamwork through all departments and related departments.
  • Helps maintain a neat, clean, and orderly arrangement in the work area by supporting 5S activities.
  • Performs the job assignment according to the Operation / Inspection Standard and point of my work for the assigned process area.
  • Prepares the work area with the necessary items to ensure efficient and accurate process flow.
  • Ensures safety by using the proper personal protective equipment when required and by having it conveniently available at all times while in the work area.
  • Handles all chemicals and other hazardous materials according to the Material Safety Data Sheets.
  • Performs work one lot at a time to avoid mixing lots.
  • Record the proper information on required process paperwork, charts, check lists or other control sheets.
  • Notifies the Packaging Lead Operator and / or Production Supervisor if there is an accident or any abnormal situation concerning the product or work environment.
  • Ensures safety by using proper personal protective equipment when required and by having it conveniently available at all times while in the work area.
  • Performs other work-related duties as required by the Production Supervisor or other manager equivalent personnel.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Must have basic math skills, the ability to perform duties in an organized and timely manner, manual dexterity and good hand to eye coordination.
  • Ability to read and understand manuals and standards in English.

Physical Demands:  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to walk, sit, stand, use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, reach with hands and arms, see, talk and hear. Periodic lifting of 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to auto-focus. 

Process Expert( Engineering Technician Entry Level):

A process expert monitors and optimizes processes, as well as problem solving quality and efficiency related issues.

Essential Duties / Job Responsibilities

  • Optimize, monitor, and maintain manufacturing processes and equipment to meet or exceed product quality, operational productivity, and plant safety requirements.
  • Become a leader in problem detection, reporting, and resolution.  
  • Lean manufacturing efforts to eliminate the problem’s root cause and prevent re-occurrence in similar processes.
  • Review and revise the instructions to match the standard operating condition.
  • Work with process engineer to create, implement, and maintain process improvements.
  • Work as a liaison between process engineering, production, and product maintenance group to reach the optimum process condition.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of training, metrics and supports to maintain improvements.
  • Utilize statistics and fact based data gathering to improve product quality and customer satisfaction.
  • Confers with management, engineering, and other staff regarding improvements to production processes.
  • Evaluates and improves manufacturing methods and processes, utilizing knowledge of product design, materials and parts, tooling and production equipment capabilities, assembly methods, and quality control standards.
  • Uses problem solving and project management skills to solve a wide array of technical problems.
  • Communicates well and works with others to resolve problems and accomplish work through various company resources. 
  • Organizes technical problem solving strategies clearly and presents them effectively to all concerned parties.
  • Uses statistical process control (SPC) and yield data to help resolve or correct all identified problems.
  • Performs other duties as requested by the Process Engineering Manager or company officers.


  • Associate or Bachelor degree in engineering.
  • Or high school degree with 2+years on experience in engineering, customer service or production field.

 Essential Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral.
  • Ability to effectively present information Engineering Group and other key personnel.  
  • Ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems.
  • Demonstrated operating knowledge of computers and the Microsoft operating system with intermediate to advanced level ability within Word, Excel, and Power Point software programs.
  • Ability to prioritize multiple projects.
  • Ability to find root causes of problems.
  • Ability to present solution and implement of countermeasures.
  • Ability to analyze data using various charting, look for trends, and determine when a Statistical Process Control Chart is out of control.

Physical Demands:  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to walk, sit, stand, use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, reach with hands and arms, see, talk and hear. 

 Work Environment:  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is in a controlled physical environment protected from the weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environment is minimal.

To apply, please go to the TDK career site at:

Posted: June 23, 2021


Job Opening: Part-time Karate Teacher at Coretta Scott King Academy

Job Number: 4600216385

Closing Date: 06/30/2021

The Hourly Karate/Physcial Education (PE) Teacher will be expected to utilize current strategies and theories to plan, organize and implement structured lessons. This position reports to the Principal.

Performance Responsibilities:

  • Reports in person to the school building to provide face-to-face instruction to students
  • Able to provide instruction simultaneously to in-person and remote learning, if necessary
  • Responsive to changing school and district instructional needs
  • Instructs students through lectures, discussions, visual aids, and other effective teaching methods for student comprehension
  • Prepares lessons and outlines to use in class that effectively cover the material
  • Administers various types of assessments to monitor student's comprehension of the material
  • Monitors students in the classroom, at lunch or throughout the school by maintaining order and discipline
  • Performs various administrative duties such as taking attendance, organizing the classroom, and recording grades
  • Coordinates parent/teacher conferences to review student performance, behavior, and other issues
  • Attends faculty meetings and training sessions
  • Adheres to local, state, and national testing procedures


    • Bachelor's Degree
    • Minimum ofSRT4-Certification in content field or Passed the GACE Basic Skills Assessment and GACE content Assessment with Certificate of Eligibility issued by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission
    • First Aid and CPR Certification required
    • One year teaching experience and at least a 2.5 GPA
    • Coaches are required to meet all policies and regulations in accordance with the GHSA Constitution and By-laws
    • Ability to push, left, move athletic equipment and materials weighing 25+ pounds
    • Duties may require bending, crouching, kneeling, reaching, standing, walking or sitting for long period of time
    • Duties may require using protective wear and safety equipment
    • Duties may require traveling
    • Potential for exposure to adverse weather conditions
    • Potential for interaction with disruptive or unruly individuals

    Compensation: Hourly; $29.75 up to 29 hours per week

    Work Days: 191

    Reports to: Principal

    For more information and to apply, please write to: McKenzie, Margaret at

    Posted : June 10,  2021

      Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce

      Position: Chairman's Club Manager

      Description: Oversees our portfolio of programs while providing high-level service to our executive-level membership

      To view a detailed description and to apply, please see:

      Posted : June 10,  2021


      Marta is one of the largest transit systems in the U.S. that provides bus, rail and mobility services for the elderly and disabled. MARTA's service population is 1.65 milion in the City of Atlanta, Fulton, DeKalb and Clayton Counties. MARTA provides service for nearly half a million passengers boarding each weekday.

      Benefits to working at MARTA:

      • Medical/dental
      • Life Insurance
      • Vision
      • Pharmacy
      • Flexible Spending Accounts
      • Employee Assistance Program
      • 457 Deferred Compensation
      • Retirement Plan
      • Tuition Reimbursement
      • Unlimited Employee Breeze Pass

      To view the available job opportunities, please see:

      Posted: June 10, 2021


      Overview: Kubota Manufacturing of America established its U.S. headquarters in Gainesville in 1988. Since then Kubota has opened four other manufacturing facilities. It explores tractors, lawn mowers, and utility vehicles. It exports throughout the  United States, Canada, Australia, Europe, Africa, Asia, and Japan. Kumota is strengthening the operations at our production facilities with the aim of continuing to produce high-quality products our customers have come to expect and depend on.

      Kubota is an equal opportunity employer with the following benefits:

      • Affordable Blue Cross/Blue Shield health insurance
      • Paid Time Off
      • 10 Company paid holidays
      • 401k matching and profit sharing
      • Accidental death and dismemberment
      • Short Term Disability
      • Long Term Disability
      • Company paid uniforms

      Job Opportunities

                 Hourly Careers

      • Accounts Payable
      • Assembly
      • Electrical/Mechanical Maintenance
      • Facility Maintenance
      • Quality Control Clerk
      • Stand-up Forklift
      • Warehouse/Material Handler
      • Welder

      Salary Careers

      • Accounting Analyst
      • CAD Drafter/Checker
      • Design Engineer
      • FEA Engineer
      • Field Test Engineer
      • Human Resources Generalist
      • Human Resources Recruiter
      • Lab Test Engineer
      • Logistics Engineer Manager
      • Manufacturing Engineer
      • Manuacturing Supervisor
      • Packaging Specialist
      • Planning Analyst
      • Quality Control Engineer
      • Quality Control Assistant Manager
      • Scheduling Analyst
      • Supply Chain Engineer
      • TEA Bilingual Analyst

      For more information, see:

      Posted: June 4, 2021


      Alston & Bird LLP has grown to become a leading national and international firm while remaining steeped in a culture with client service and teamwork as the cornerstones of all that we do. We develop, assemble and nurture the strongest and broadest array of legal talent and expertise necessary to meet our clients’ needs in an ever-changing world. With more than 400 attorneys in the Atlanta office, virtually all of our legal service areas are represented here. 

      Position: An individual seeking Japanese-speaking free-lance employee to assist with internet research, phone inquiry to Japan, and coordination of individual attorney's continuing studies and various interests in Japan. To begin, this service would involve the individual's desire to purchase a residential property, establish property management/maintenance services for the same, establish accounts with utilities, and dressing out that residence. Also the hiring individual would desire travel research and planning assistance. It does not require any legal, real estate, or tax expertise.

      Necessary Skills:

      • Fluency with Japanese language, general office skills, and logistical problem solving
      • Telephone research calls will require evening work to accommodate business hours in Japan

      Length of Job: At least one annual US and Japan tax filing season.

      Compensation: An hourly basis with amount determined based on experience and qualifications.

      If interested, please inquire to: Alan Gay at; PO Box 8123, Savannah, GA 31412.

      Posted June 3, 2021


      Nakato is currently looking for...

      • 2 Servers with Japanese food experience.
      • 2 Bussers
      • 1 Dishwasher
      • 2 Sushi Chefs with minimum of 2 years experience
      • 1 Prep Chef

      To apply, please email: or

      Posted: May 5, 2021


      Job description: Part-Time Lecturer of Japanese

      Job ID: 222801
      Location: Columbus State University
      Full/Part Time: Part-Time
      Regular/Temporary: Regular

      About Us
      Founded in 1958, Columbus State University, with an enrollment of nearly 8,000, is part of the University System of Georgia. CSU offers more than 70 programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels and is ranked among the top public regional universities in the South by U.S. News & World Report. Columbus, located 100 miles southwest of Atlanta and the second-largest city in Georgia, is recognized as a vibrant and contemporary cultural community -

      Columbus State University has a nationally recognized track record of partnership and outreach through efforts such as the Cunningham Center for Leadership Development, Coca-Cola Space Science Center, Oxbow Meadows Environmental Learning Center, and its own residence - the Spencer House - in Oxford, England. The University has two primary campus locations in Columbus, Georgia: the original campus on 150 acres in midtown Columbus and a beautiful campus in historic downtown Columbus overlooking the Chattahoochee River. The Columbus region, with more than 350,000 residents, is home to world-class enterprises such as Aflac, Synovus, W.C. Bradley Company, TSYS and Ft. Benning, the U.S. Army's Maneuver Center of Excellence headquarters. For additional information about the University visit our website at

      Inclusion is one of Columbus State University's values. The 2018-2023 Strategic Plan specifically states that we will work “to attain a level of diversity among faculty and staff that more closely reflects the student population.” The range of diverse students at CSU is reflected by the diverse student organizations, including Collegiate 100 Men of CSU, Collegiate Women of Columbus State University, Minority Association of Premedical/Prehealth Students, Pride +, CHispA, and others.

      Job Summary
      The Department of Modern and Classical Languages at Columbus State University is seeking qualified applicants to teach two Japanese language and culture classes per semester at the Elementary and Intermediate levels. The instructor must be willing to comply with department teaching requirements; recruit to their language program; and participate in professional development activities.

      Required Qualifications: The successful candidate should have an earned Master's degree and at least 18 graduate credit hours in the Japanese language and/or literature; and must have native or near-native fluency in Japanese. The selected candidate must have the ability to operate the Online Learning Management System.

      Required Documents to Attach: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position has been filled. Applications for part-time and full-time faculty positions must include transcripts of all academic work, and official transcripts must be presented prior to campus visit if selected for interview. Applicants must have the ability to meet Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) requirements, in particular a minimum of 18 graduate hours in the teaching discipline. Columbus State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, Committed to Diversity in Hiring. A successful criminal background check will be required as a condition of employment.

      Required Documents to Submit with Online Application:

      • Cover Letter/Letter of Application
      • Curriculum Vitae w/references
      • Unofficial Transcripts (Official transcripts from all institutions attended must be received prior to an offer being extended)

      All applications and required documents must be submitted using the Columbus State University's online employment site.

      Contact Information
      We hire part-time lecturers for the Fall and Spring semesters, as dictated by demand. If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Joelle Bonamy, Department of Modern and Classical Languages, Columbus State University, 4225 University Avenue, Columbus, GA 31907; or e-mail to

      To apply, visit

      Posted: May 3, 2021


      Job: Japanese Language Teacher

      We are seeking a full-time Japanese language teacher at Columbus High School and Hardaway High School in Columbus, Georgia.   The position will involve teaching students in grades 9 through 12.  The course levels will be Japanese Level 1 through Level 3.  There may also be Level 4 and AP Japanese students.

      This is a full-time teaching position in the Muscogee County School District. Benefits include health and dental insurance, a 403-B retirement plan and a Georgia state pension plan, plus a life insurance policy.

      If you are seriously interested in the teaching position at Columbus and Hardaway High Schools, please submit your resume by email.

      The applicant must hold U.S. citizenship or a Permanent Resident “green card”.

      Dr. Marvin Crumbs


      Columbus High School, Liberal Arts Magnet

      1700 Cherokee Avenue

      Columbus, GA  31906

      Kristen W. Hull

      Principal, Hardaway High School

      2100 College Drive

      Columbus, GA 31906

      Posted May 1, 2021


      Job: Redistricting Fellow for Queer/Trans BIPOC Community

      Program overview:

      Supported by the Georgia Redistricting Alliance, ProGeorgia, and host organizations this program will identify and train community leaders to serve as regional Redistricting Fellows for 12-18 months starting in the first quarter of 2021. Fellows will learn skills critical to monitoring and intervening in the 2021-2022 redistricting process at every level.


      GRA is a coalition of organizations who believe that quees/trans BIPOC community should be at the forefront of the fight to protect our voting power and are preparing OUR communities to lead redistricting in 2021 and 2022. To learn more about GRA, visit

      Redistricting Fellows will work with advocates from the Georgia Redistricting Alliance (GRA) to equip and support communities across Georgia to both act as the “eyes and ears” notification system lost after the Shelby decision, and to engage meaningfully in the redistricting process, from demystifying the process to producing, analyzing and advocating for maps.

      Program Description:

      Fellows will be hosted by Host Organization:  ProGeorgia, Georgia Coalition for the People’s Agenda, GALEO, or Asian Americans Advancing Justice - Atlanta (AAAJ-ATL). Fellows will not work exclusively with these organizations, rather they will work with host organizations and GRA to develop an outreach strategy to Black, Latinx, AAPI/ AMEMSA, and other immigrant/ refugee communities.

      Fellows will undergo training on how to use communities of interest (COI) online mapping tools,  Maptitude for Redistricting software; they will work with member organizations of GRA to develop a plan for engaging local communities in COI work. Fellows will execute their individualized plan with support, resources, and ongoing training from GRA, ProGA and host organizations. Additionally, fellows will receive a laptop and a license to map-drawing software. Fellows will meet regularly for on-going training and to share experiences across communities. At the end of their first year, the Fellow and their supervisor will assess whether they would like to continue to a second year.  Fellows will be expected to work part-time, 15-20 hours/week at $17/hour to execute their individualized plan under the direct supervision of their host organization. They will be paid biweekly.

      Fellow is committed to:

      • Commitment to social justice and equity
      • Work with host organization and GRA to engage and support the broader coalition and stakeholders
      • Attend on-boarding session
      • Attend regular trainings during their fellowship
      • Create/implement individual plan with goals by the completion of the fellowship
      • Complete 12-month fellowship and evaluate whether to continue to the 2nd year

      Eligibility for interested applicants:

      • Has a connection to the Georgia (preference will be given to residents)
      • Experience completing basic tasks on a Windows computer
      • Strong interest in learning new technology
      • Demonstrated experience in community or electoral organizing
      • Expectation of timely and consistent communiction
      • Vehicle and drivers' license

      NOT required: Prior experience using map drawing software or in-depth knowledge of the redistricting process.

      Women, non-binary, LGBTQ, Black and people of color community members are strongly encouraged to apply.


      Each fellow will be employed part-time at an hourly rate of $17/hour for a maximum of 20 hours per week for a 12-month period. Mileage (over 50 miles) and additional expenses incurred will be reimbursed.

      Direct inquiries or apply by emailing cover letter and resume to 

      Posted May 1, 2021


      Jobs: Japanese Language Teacher and Karate Teacher

      Coretta Scott King YWLA is looking for self motivated World Language Japanese Teacher (for the 2021-2022 SY) to provide face-to-face instruction with students in the school building  with the ability to ensure student success through differentiated instruction. The candidate must be adaptable to changing school and district needs and able to create and maintain a climate that promotes respect, tolerance, and peaceful problem solving for all students. This position reports to the School Principal and will be assigned to be physically present in the school building location.

      For more information about World Language Teachers, visit our page:


        • Reports in person to the school building to provide face-to-face instruction to students.
        • Able to provide instruction simultaneously to in-person and remote learning, if necessary.
        • Instructs students through lectures, discussions, visual aids, and other effective teaching methods for student comprehension.
        • Prepares lessons and outlines to use in class that effectively cover the material.
        • Administers various types of assessments to monitor student's comprehension of the material.
        • Monitors students in the classroom, at lunch or throughout the school by maintaining order and discipline.
        • Perform various administrative duties such as taking attendance, organizing the classroom, and recording grades.
        • Coordinates parent/teacher conferences to review student's performance. behavor and other issues.
        • Attends faculty meetings and training sessions.


      Education: Bachelor's Degree  with at least a 2.5 GPA

      Certification:: Minimum of SRT4-Certification in JAPANESE (P-12); OR Passed the GACE Basic Program Assessment OR have exemption eligibility AND passed the GACE in Spanish (and holds Georgia PSC Certificate of Eligibility)

      Experience: Zero (0) years of teaching experience

      Available for face-to-face instruction within the school building with students present

      Compensation: Salary: depends on whether one position for both teaching areas or two part=time positions for Japanese and karate

      Grade: T4 to T7 
      Salary Range: $24, 043 - $46, 990 (.50 PART TIME)
      Work Days: 202 Days

      FLSA Status Exempt

      Employment Category: Certified

      Reports to: Principal

      Posted: March 22, 2021

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      The Japan-America Society of Georgia, Inc.

      is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization located

       in Atlanta, Georgia with the mission

       to promote the mutual understanding 

      between the people of Japan and

      the State of Georgia


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