Recruiting for SAS

Spring 2021 SAS Student Staff Recruiting!!

1. Staff Roles

Student Activity Station (SAS) student staff activities are as follows. It is possible that new activities may be added to the list over the course of the year. SAS is looking for flexible and proactive students who are willing to work on a wide variety of programs.

  • (1) Activities for APU students:
    • ① Plan and organize town walking tours and workshops for those new to local exchange.
    • ② Other tasks requested by the Student Office
  • (2) Activities for local citizens (both adults and children):
    • ① Plan and organize English classes
    • ② Plan and organize culture classes
    • ③ Plan and organize exchange programs
    • ④ Other tasks requested by the Student Office

2. Number of Open Positions: Approximately five

3. Eligibility Requirements

Students who meet all of the following requirements.

  • (1) Have an interest in doing local exchange activities and contributing to the local community.
  • (2) Able to attend all of the dates in the selection process.
  • (3) Able to work on the dates and times below.
    • ① 14:30 - 17:00 every Wednesday during the semester. Activities will be held both online and in-person.
    • ② Days when SAS will be holding an event (Events may be held on weekends as well as on weekdays.)
  • (4) English-basis students must be able to speak at least conversational Japanese.
  • (5) International students must have a work permit.
  • (6) Able to participate in the SAS online meeting from 16:00 to 17:00 on Wed, January 20, 2021.
  • (7) Able to join the SAS training session from Sat, April 10 to Sun, April 11, 2021.
    *The training session is scheduled to be held both online and in-person. Students participating in the in-person session must have already been in Oita Prefecture for the 2-week period prior to the session.
    *Please note that changes may be made to the training session contents depending on the state of the coronavirus pandemic at the time.

4. Contract Period

Minimum one year. (We welcome applicants who can participate for more than one year!)

Please note that a SAS member's contract can be terminated at any time for the following reasons:

  • (1) Being late or absent on SAS working days without notice and without showing efforts to improve.
  • (2) Other cases where the Student Office deems it necessary to disqualify a member of SAS.

5. Remuneration for SAS Student Staff

(1) SAS events recognized by the Student Office and Local Exchange Workshop for APU Students:
1,000 yen "Tosho" Book Gift Card per person per workshop (includes preparation time)

6. Application Period and Application Method

  • Attend the online recruitment guidance session on Wed, December 9 at 17:30.
    *Video of the guidance session can be viewed on the SAS Facebook and Instagram accounts from Monday, December 14 for students who did not attend the online guidance session. Please note that students who attended the online guidance will be given preference in the selection process.
  • First selection: Application screening (online application): Wed, December 9 – Thu, December 17 (9:00 am)
    https://survey2.apu.ac.jp/limesurvey/index.php/185492?lang=en
    *The survey will be available from Wednesday, December 9 after the “Recruitment Guidance Session.”
  • First selection results: Results will be sent to the applicant’s Action Required section on Campus Terminal on Mon, December 21
  • Second selection: Interviews: Wed, January 13 – Thu, January 14, 2021
    *SAS does events in cooperation with members from the local community. SAS members need to be able to speak Japanese. The interview will be conducted in Japanese to verify applicants’ Japanese skill level.
  • Selection results: Results will be sent to applicants’ Action Required section on Campus Terminal on Mon, January 18, 2021
  • Meet with current SAS staff: Wed, January 20, 2021 16:00 to 17:00

7. Contact Information

Student Office
Ms.Inoue, Mr.Shimonokado
E-mail: apukoryu@apu.ac.jp
Phone: 0977-78-1104


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