OIST strives to establish a working environment where all members can realize their full potential, while maintaining a healthy work-life balance.
1) Resource Center
Resource Center provides information about life on campus and in Okinawa.
2) Recreation Services
Recreation Services provides OIST members with an opportunity to build relationships within the surrounding Okinawan community. Its goal is to promote healthy lifestyles with diverse populations by providing opportunities to engage in physical activity that combines with education and recreation that supports community wellbeing.
3) Ganjuu wellbeing Service
“Ganjuu” is an Okinawan word meaning ‘good, well, strong, healthy’. Ganjuu wellbeing Service aim to support and nurture Ganjuu in the whole of the OIST community so that together we can build opportunities from these challenges.
Monthly work hours and daily flexible working hours with core time has been introduced to achieve work-life balance and reduce overtime hours. See the HR website (login required) for more information about how Flextime can help you.
5) Family care Leave
The University conforms to the Act on the Welfare of Workers Who Take Care of Children or Other Family Members Including Childcare and Family Care Leaves (Childcare and Family Care Leave Act, Act No. 76 of 1991) and all relevant laws and regulations, allowing employees a healthier balance between family and work life.
-For Students Special Leave( PRP22.214.171.124)
-For Employees Family Care Leave (HR section)
6) Special Leave
Volunteer Activities Leave
-For Employees: Volunteer Activities Leave is used to provide community service or participate in activities that promote public welfare without pay,and not working is deemed appropriate under normal social convention.