JASCO Director of Programming (Part-Time)

04 Feb 2018 1:40 PM | Benjamin Pachter (Administrator)

Job Purpose:To help coordinate the programming of the Japan-America Society of Central Ohio

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • In coordination with the Executive Director and Programming Committee, plan and execute JASCO’s events, programs, and seminars, including:
    • Culture Club (monthly)
    • Japanese Language Classes (quarterly 10-week sessions)
    • Japanese Speech Contest (March)
    • Anniversary Reception (April)
    • Asian Festival (May)
    • Golf Outing (June)
    • Economic Business Seminar (November)
  • In coordination with JASCO’s Treasurer, manage and budget programming-related finances
  • Organize and supervise volunteers for JASCO events
  • Be an effective advocate of JASCO’s mission


  • Experience in education and outreach is a plus
  • Experience in program development and coordination is a plus


  • Strong understanding of both English and Japanese, with speaking and writing skills in both languages
  • Proficiency in using Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Outlook, OneDrive, OneNote and PowerPoint)
  • Experience in designing event promotional materials is a plus
  • ·Experience with web-based CMS systems is a plus
  • Abilities:

  • Strong interpersonal communication skills, especially across US-Japan cultures, and sensitivity to working with and across the two cultures and to an increasingly diverse Central Ohio community
  • Capable of working independently and with others
  • Ability to communicate and work effectively with co-workers, board members, and volunteers
  • Ability to work effectively in a limited time frame
  • Ability to travel in Central Ohio by either his/her own car or reliable transportation means
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends as dictated by the JASCO event schedule

Job Location:

The JASCO office is in the Dublin Entrepreneurial Center at 565 Metro Place South, Suite 300, Dublin, OH 43017.

In addition to working at the office, you will be required to travel to various event locations across Central Ohio.


The hourly wage for this position is $15 per hour.

Work Hours:

Minimum of 15 hours per week


Upon submittal of statements or similar records as JASCO may reasonably request, JASCO will reimburse:

  • Purchases made for JASCO office or programming needs
  • Up to $30 per month for cell phone expenses related to JASCO
  • For mileage driven in your personal automobile at the IRS rate for business travel related to your duties as Director of Programming

Position Start Date:
April 1, 2018

How to Apply:

Please send a copy of your resume to Benjamin Pachter (JASCO Executive Director), bpachter@jas-co.org

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