Research Associate, Israel Action and Addressing Antisemitism

Hillel International | Remote, United States

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Posted Date 4/26/2024

Research Associate, Israel Action and Addressing Antisemitism

Hillel International

Role Overview

Hillel International is seeking a Research Associate who is proficient in systems and data analysis to join our Israel Action and Addressing Antisemitism department. As the data and reporting expert, you will provide simplified information, analysis, and insights to assist our teams in tackling antisemitism and anti-Israel bias on campus. The ideal candidate should possess exceptional communication skills, organizational abilities, and a keen eye for detail. You will be handling confidential organizational data regularly, so it is important to ensure that this information is kept secure.

What You’ll Do

Systems Management

  • Manage and support our antisemitism, anti-Israel, and BDS tracking systems 
  • Research anti-Israel and antisemitic speakers, faculty, programs, and thought leaders to provide campuses with “one-pagers” and an assessment of the speaker
  • Monitor and report on trends of campus hate
  • Track and account for all antisemitism training and corresponding attendance when IAP team members conduct training 
  • Compile resource sheets and organize documents developed by the IAP Team
  • Quickly pull information from databases regularly to share with other teams or professionals 

Data Collection and Analysis

  • Maintain IAP data throughout the year and provide periodic updates
  • Manage internal tracking of Antisemitism, Anti-Israel and BDS campaigns across Hillels in North America
  • Analyze data both in type, scope, and regionally to identify trends that inform the work of the IAP
  • Analyze and distill data clearly and concisely to provide insights to stakeholders and the wider organization
  • Oversee the request and needs for data in both real-time and on longer-term projects
  • Respectfully and securely handle confidential information.
  • Distill and summarize Data points for lay leadership and campus professionals 
  • Work with Hillel International’s Data team to support special data and reporting projects as needed.

What You’ll Bring to the Role

  • A bachelor’s degree and 0-3 years of work experience
  • Experience working with data and tracking systems
  • Knowledge of campus antisemitism and anti-Israel climate on campus
  • Proficiency with, Microsoft Office suite, including extensive experience with Excel/Google Sheets, and a quick learner of new tools
  • Ability to work autonomously and effectively in a fast-paced, complex, and matrixed virtual environment
  • A love for crossing things off your to-do list, creating and managing processes, and finding new and efficient ways to do things
  • A methodical and logical approach and excitement around the organization
  • Strong relationship builder and collaborator, great customer service orientation
  • Excitement for learning about non-profits in the higher education space

What You’ll Get Out of It 

  • The knowledge that your work will create positive ripple effects in the lives of Hillel professionals and the thousands of students they reach. 
  • An exciting job with room to create and grow yourself, too. 
  • Amazing, smart, dedicated, fun colleagues on Hillel International's IAP teams, and across the Hillel movement. 
  • Flexible work hours and location. Please note that to be considered, you must be legally authorized to work in the United States. While we fully support remote work, we do require employees to be based in the United States. 
  • Hillel has a comprehensive benefits plan that includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, paid time off for Jewish and federal holidays, an informal “take what you need” vacation policy and a flexible work-from-home policy.
  • Competitive salary in the non-profit marketplace. The salary for this role is $45,000-$50,000. 
  • Lots of professional development and skill-building opportunities. 

Next Steps

Hiring Process and Timeline

  • Applications will close on May 13, 2024. 
  • The formal interview process will begin the week of May 13, 2024. 
  • We hope to have someone in place by June 1, 2024.

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.

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