Executive Director, Japan-United States Educational Commission (JUSEC) including Fulbright Japan, Tokyo, Japan. Deadline: 31 August 2021.
The Japan-United States Educational Commission (JUSEC) invites applications from experienced American and Japanese citizens for the position of Executive Director. In addition to the Fulbright Program, JUSEC administers other exchange activities which align with its core mission to further educational and cultural exchange between Japan and the United States. Its headquarters are located in Tokyo. The Executive Director will be expected to work closely with relevant government departments and agencies in Japan and the United States. Requirements include a strong American and/or Japanese academic background; thorough understanding of American and Japanese societies, including educational systems; managerial experience in an academic, philanthropic, or cultural exchange organization; strong communication skills in English and Japanese; outstanding personal qualities; and the ability to collaborate effectively in an intercultural environment. The position’s entrustment contract is for a 2-year term commencing on or about January 1, 2022, with the possibility of renewal(s), subject to satisfactory work performance.