Center for Japanese Studies Graduate Research Assistant Position

Please see the attachment (download here) for information about the CJS Graduate Research Assistant position:
Title: Graduate Research Assistant – NRC EA
Hiring Unit: School of Pacific and Asian Studies, Center for Japanese Studies
Location: University of Hawai’i at Manoa

Date Posted: April 13, 2017
Closing Date: May 01, 2017

Salary Information: $1706 per month
Monthly Type: 11 Month
Full Time/Part Time: Part Time – Full Time Equivalency: 50%
Temporary/Permanent: Temporary
Funding: Extramural funds – federal
Other Conditions:
To begin approximately mid-August. Pending position clearance and availability of funds. Continuation based on satisfactory performance and availability of funds.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintains websites for the National Resource Center East Asia (NRC EA) and the Center for Japanese Studies.
  • Writes and edits newsletters.
  • Coordinates lectures, seminars, workshops and conferences.
  • Collects information on East Asian Studies at the University of Hawai’i at Manoa (UHM) for government and grant applications.
  • Other duties related to the NRC EA projects as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with work in or related to East Asian Studies (Chinese, Japanese and/or Korean).
  • Full time classified graduate student in an University of Hawaii graduate program.
  • Experience in designing and maintaining websites.
  • Excellent communication (read, write, verbal) skills in English at a native or near-native level.
  • Experience with newsletter layout.
  • Experience with preparing databases and spreadsheets.
  • Demonstrated organizational ability and attention to detail, be able work on a team and work without supervision.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience in coordinating outreach projects.
  • Experience in working on projects funded by Title VI National Resource Center.
  • Familiarity with WordPress
  • Some knowledge of Japanese language

To Apply:


Submit cover letter indicating how you satisfy the minimum and desirable qualifications, names of 3 professional references and their contact information (including email addresses), an URL website address of recent website design work and CV/resume. Applications must be postmarked by the closing date.

Address: Dr. Lonny Carlile or Dr. Gay Satsuma
Center for Japanese Studies
1890 East West Road, Moore 216
Honolulu, HI 96822

Inquiries: Dr. Lonny Carlile or Dr. Gay Satsuma; 808-956-2665


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