Director of Academic & Jewish Affairs

Consulate General of Israel in Miami | Miami, FL, United States

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Posted Date 5/12/2023

The Israeli Consulate in Miami overlooking Florida, Missouri, Kansas City and Puerto Rico is looking for a dedicated individual who has proven experience and deep knowledge of colleges and universities and the Jewish communal world.

Are you searching for a career opportunity in which you can make a meaningful impact on the Israel - US relationship? Are you a self-starter, team player, with a winning attitude and a great sense of humor? Are you passionate and a creative problem solver? Can you establish and nurture new relationships with professionals in the community, university leadership, campus faculty and students, as well as high-level community leaders? Passionate about the issues affecting Israel and the American Jewish community?

If you answered a definitive YES to the questions above - we are searching for you.

Applicants must be fluent in English (strong preference for applicants who also speak Spanish and Hebrew).

The Academic Affairs Director’s duties will include:

* Maintaining relationships with academic institutions throughout the coverage areas of the organization. Foster relationships with university leadership, campus faculty and student leaders; updating consulate contacts on relevant news; promote Israeli culture, sports and other public activities on

* Monitor BDS activity on campuses, and assisting student leaders with relevant information and ways to deal with BDS. Prepare reports about BDS activities for organizational use.

* Prepare and supply campuses with materials about Israel for travel, education, study abroad and applicable participant programs.

* Develop relationships to help promote Israel in academic programming.

* Connect with student government, student organizations and College Republicans & Democrats on campuses to educate about Israel.

* Plan visits to campuses for visiting dignitaries.

Jewish Affairs:

* Create and maintain meaningful relationships with local American Jewish institutions across the various denominations and organizations.

* Build and foster relationships with leadership, executives and activists of all Jewish Federations as well as Jewish and pro-Israel organizations.

* Initiate briefings at Jewish communities, synagogues and forums, as well as meetings with community lay leaders.

* Responding to inquiries regarding Israel and Israel-US relations.

* Developing programs and events relevant to the community interests.

Salary45,000.00 - 50,000.00 Annual
Full Time
Community Organizing | Community Outreach | Community Planning | Director | Director of Community Engagement | Engagement | Events Management | Israel Programs/Missions | Programming | Social Media
Organization Type
Retirement Plans | Leave Early for Shabbat | Medical Insurance | Paid Holidays | Paid Vacation | Sick Days
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