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Programs Coordinator and Editorial Assistant

Date Posted: 01/14/2013

The Pacific Basin Research Center (PBRC) seeks a Programs Coordinator and Editorial Assistant to manage the Center’s main office at Soka University of America, coordinate all new and ongoing programs of the Center, and assist in the editing and production of the Center’s publications. This position reports directly to the Associate Director of the Center.

 Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Participation with the Director and Associate Director in the planning and execution of PBRC research initiatives, public policy task forces, conferences, and workshops;
  • The disbursement of grants and awards, including any necessary travel arrangements for campus speakers and other PBRC grantees;
  • Editing, production, and distribution of the Center’s publications, including web-site development and maintenance;
  • Files and records management.


The successful candidate will have proven organizational and communications skills, some background in business accounting, solid editing and web-site development skills, and the ability to work under deadlines with minimal supervision. A Master’s Degree in public policy and development or a related field is preferable. Although a record of publication in this area is not necessary, applicants should be able to demonstrate a working knowledge of contemporary trends and conditions, including historical developments, within and around the Asia-Pacific region.  

Benefits / Salary:

This is a two year term contract. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Soka University of America offers a competitive benefits package.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. To apply send a letter of interest, resume, salary history and three professional references to:

Human Resources
Re:  PBRC Programs Coordinator
Soka University of America
1 University Drive
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656-4105
Or via email to


Soka University of America is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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