University of Maryland University College Logistics Specialist, Japan in Yokota Air Base, Japan

Logistics Specialist, Japan

Category:Advising and Enrollment

Location:Yokota Air Base-Japan

Requisition ID:10005482

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Logistics Specialist UMUC Asia

Location: Yokota Air Base, Japan

Overseas Contingent III, 100%-Ti me, Grade 003

University of Maryland University College (UMUC) Asia seeks a Logistics Specialist and reports directly to the Regional Director for the Japan region. The position serves as an extension of the UMUC Asia headquarters to the field on logistical matters.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Ensuring base access and transportation needs are met for the existing and incoming/outgoing staff and faculty as well as staff on TDY

  • Assisting with the NACI background check for new and existing staff/faculty

  • Processing initial and renewal of base and vehicle passes for non-SOFA faculty

  • Serving as a liaison with on/off base vendors, hotels, and housing management offices

  • Coordinating/assisting with the contracts for local internet providers, water and electricity companies

  • Ordering supplies for the office

  • Maintaining the inventory

  • Resolving building and equipment issues

  • Assist with arranging hotels, facilities, and other associated arrangements for meetings and workshops

  • May need to assist with picking up/dropping off visitors/faculty at the airport

  • Communicating and keeping a good working relationship with various military affiliated offices necessary for processing logistics paperwork for our staff and faculty

  • Assist in serving as a NEO officer for the Japan region

  • Performing administrative duties to support the regional office;

  • Other duties as assigned

REQUIRED EDUCATION AN D EXPERIE NCE:

  • High school diploma or GED

  • Strong oral and written communication skills, as well as good interpersonal skills

  • Able to speak, read, and write the host country's language (Japanese) fluently

  • Ability to prioritize, multitask, pay great attention to detail, and meet strict deadlines

  • Discretion, confidentiality, and the ability to represent UMUC effective ly in a high­ visibility office

  • Strong proficiency in MS Office, especially Excel, and be proficient in databases usage

  • Possess a valid local driver's license

  • Able to lift up to 25 lbs. of materials

  • Professional demeanor and excellent customer service skills

  • Successful applicants must be able to pass a U.S. background check and must have or be eligible for U.S. SOFA

PREFERRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Two (2) years' experience working in an administrative support position

WHO MAY APPLY: Applicants with individual logistical support (ILS) preferred. Applicant must qualify for ILS. Criteria under which applicants qualify for ILS are: must serve the US Forces exclusively; are not stateless persons; are not ordinarily resident in the host nation.

The University of Maryland University College (UMUC) is an equal opportunityemployer and complies with all applicable federal and state laws regardingnondiscrimination. UMUC is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for allpersons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin,age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genderexpression, disability, religion, ancestry, political affiliation or veteran statusin employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

All submissions should include a cover letter and résumé. UMUC offers competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits for qualifying positions, such as tuition remission, generous leave and healthcare. For detailed benefits information, please visit:https://careers.umuc.edu/benefits.html.

If you are an external candidate, you will have the option to create an account after you submit your application. Passwords for external accounts must contain 8 characters including 1 uppercase letter, 1 number, and 1 special character. Please remember this password, as it will be required to apply to additional jobs.

All submissions should include a cover letter and résumé. UMUC offers competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits for qualifying positions, such as tuition remission, generous leave and healthcare. For detailed benefits information, please visit:https://careers.umuc.edu/benefits.html.

The University of Maryland University College (UMUC) is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination. UMUC is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, ancestry, political affiliation or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.If you are an external candidate, you will have the option to create an account after you submit your application. Passwords for external accounts must contain 8 characters including 1 uppercase letter, 1 number, and 1 special character. Please remember this password, as it will be required to apply to additional jobs.