IACT Coordinator for Israel Engagement
Brown RISD Hillel
Are you passionate about Israel? Do you want to transform Israel engagement on one of the most exciting Ivy League campuses in America? Brown RISD Hillel, a leading Hillel in the global network, is seeking an IACT Coordinator for Israel Engagement – an emerging professional with contagious Jewish passion, entrepreneurial energy, and strong leadership and networking skills. The IACT Coordinator for Israel Engagement will collaborate with the BRH staff to innovate, grow, and experiment with new models of Jewish community building and meaning making, strengthening students' connectivity to the land, people, and state of Israel.
The IACT Coordinator for Israel Engagement will manage and bolster the success of Brown RISD Hillel’s Israel strategy and engagement model through the following core initiatives:
Birthright : The IACT Coordinator for Israel Engagement will be a dynamic self-starter, capable of envisioning and delivering upon a plan to grow the number of students traveling on BRH’s Birthright Israel buses as well as providing support and inspiration to Birthright Israel participants before and after their trip . The IACT Coordinator will develop a boutique Birthright experience that reflects student passions and interests. The Coordinator will engage participants in Jewish life once back on campus and enable students to think meaningfully about what role Israel will play in their lives, and what active role they might take in the life of the State of Israel.
College Hill Abroad in Israel/ CHAI Fellowship : The IACT Coordinator will be tasked with recruiting a diverse set of Brown and RISD students to apply for the CHAI Fellowship, BRH’s platform for undergraduates to pursue independent projects in Israel over the summer. The candidate will inspire students to dream big about what is possible with BRH’s network, resources, and support. The IACT Coordinator is committed to offering students deeply meaningful and unique opportunities for professional development and personal growth.
Student mentorship and programming : Through relationships with a diverse set of students, the IACT Coordinator will generate ways to elevate student passions and craft experiences that reflect the interests of the student body. The IACT Coordinator will be proactive and strategic about cross-campus collaborations, helping weave BRH into the fabric of the academic ecosystems on College Hill.
Qualifications & Educational Requirements:
Candidates should have a BA from a residential, 4-year college and 0-2 years of professional work experience. Entrepreneurial energy, a passion for all things Israel, and highly developed logistical skills are keys to success in this position. In addition, the IACT Coordinator for Israel Engagement should exhibit creativity, the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment, ability to take initiative, interest in professional growth, and excellent interpersonal, communication, and leadership development skills. The candidate must be capable of working both independently and as part of a team, and have the ability to prioritize and handle multiple assignments. The candidate should be solutions-oriented.
Holistic Benefits Package:
Competitive salary in the nonprofit marketplace. The salary range for this role is $42,000 - $45,000
Relocation assistance possible
A comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance, retirement plan, Life, AD&D and Long Term Disability (LTD) insurances, Flexible Spending accounts, generous vacation/sick time, and parental leave.
Great professional development, mentoring, and skill building opportunities
Travel regionally and abroad, particularly to Israel
About Brown RISD Hillel
Brown RISD Hillel serves as the gateway to Jewish life at Brown University and Rhode Island School of Design (RISD). More than a center for Jewish programming and ritual, Hillel is an integral part of the social, cultural, educational, and political life for students. Brown RISD Hillel is situated in the historic College Hill neighborhood of Providence, R.I., a cool urban center for creative entrepreneurs, recent grads, and young families. 45 minutes from Boston and just a short drive to beautiful New England beaches, Providence is a desirable emerging city, hosting a diverse and vibrant Jewish community with kosher restaurants and multiple synagogues.
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.
Hillel is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an accepting and inclusive environment for all.
Brown RISD Hillel 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.