Office Manager/Administrative Aide

Hillel International | New York, NY, United States

Posted Date 11/19/2021

Office Manager/Administrative Aide

NYU Bronfman Center for Jewish Student Life

TO APPLY: Please submit your cover letter and resume through NYU's application system, not Hillel International's. Applicants who do not submit through this link will not be considered. Due to the volume of applicants, we will not be able to respond to all inquiries/submissions. 

Role Overview

The Bronfman Center seeks a full-time Office Manager to ensure upkeep of the physical space located at 7 East 10th Street, aid with financial management, and provide programmatic and administrative support to the Center’s staff. 

Primary Responsibilities include but are not limited to: 

Building Management

Fiscal Management

Programming and General Administrative Support


Required Education: High School diploma or equivalent.

Preferred Education: Bachelor's degree.

Preferred Experience: 2 years of office experience.

Successful applicants will demonstrate the following qualities:

  • Proven ability to handle confidential information with discretion and demonstrate the highest level of customer/client service and response 
  • Detail-oriented
  • Able to keep track of a large number of tasks and responsibilities and follow up with internal and external people to ensure things get done
  • Organized - could point to systems and processes in their lives they use to manage their responsibilities
  • Enjoys learning new things, figuring out solutions on their own, and can work independently as well as in teams
  • Persistent - when faced with obstacles, they do research or seek help to navigate around them
  • Comfortable taking requests from others, while at the same time proactively looking for ways to improve aspects of the day-to-day operations themselves
  • Proficient in Google Sheets and generally someone who can pick up new software with ease
  • Experience with event coordination 
  • Strong people skills

What You’ll Receive

  • Competitive salary in the nonprofit marketplace. 
  • NYU offers comprehensive benefits including tuition remission, retirement plan, health insurance, and more. See here for more information. 
  • Great professional development, mentoring, and skill building opportunities.

About the Bronfman Center

In 1996, the Edgar M. Bronfman Center for Jewish Student Life was founded at New York University as a home for Jewish students and a Jewish center for the whole university. As NYU has become a global network university, with 14 campuses worldwide, the Bronfman Center has become a global platform for encounter and innovation, broadening our influence to Jewish communities all over the world. 

Inspired by:

  • the voices of Jewish young adults
  • the depth of Jewish tradition and its legacy of questioning, 
  • the intellectual and global resources of NYU,
  • the energy of New York City, 

the Bronfman Center is an inclusive home, interweaving students, scholars, and community partners who enhance their lives and the world around them through transformative learning and action.

The Bronfman Center strives to be: 

  • A home for Jewish students, and a Jewish center for the whole of New York University.
  • A model member of influential networks of counterpart institutions, including Hillels, New York Jewish organizations, and NYU departments.
  • An incubator of ideas which enhances Jewish communal thinking, confronts core issues, and translates them into trainings for lay and professional leaders.
  • A leading partner in civic and Jewish life in Lower Manhattan. 
  • A New York counterpart to global Jewish communities

The Bronfman Center is a department of New York University. See more at

About Hillel International

In 1923, Rabbi Benjamin Frankel started Hillel with humble means, a noble mission and a breathtaking vision: to convey Jewish civilization to a new generation. Today, Hillel International continues to enrich the lives of Jewish students and is the largest Jewish campus organization in the world at more than 550 colleges and universities across North America and around the world. As Hillel evolves as an organization, the mission remains steadfast: to create lasting connections with every Jewish student that foster an enduring commitment to Jewish life, learning, and Israel and train them to become the next Jewish leaders.

The Bronfman Center is affiliated with Hillel International. Hillel International enriches the lives of Jewish students so they may enrich the Jewish people and the world, and envisions a world where every student is inspired to make an enduring commitment to Jewish life, learning and Israel.

Hillel is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an accepting and inclusive environment for all.

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NYU is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to a policy of equal treatment and opportunity in every aspect of its recruitment and hiring process without regard to age, alienage, caregiver status, childbirth, citizenship status, color, creed, disability, domestic violence victim status, ethnicity, familial status, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital status, military status, national origin, parental status, partnership status, predisposing genetic characteristics, pregnancy, race, religion, reproductive health decision making, sex, sexual orientation, unemployment status, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, persons of minority sexual orientation or gender identity, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply for vacant positions at all levels.


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