Campus Development Lead
Hillel BC Society
Make your mark on Jewish student life by joining Hillel BC as the Campus Development Lead. You’ll power Hillel by supporting efforts to connect people, vital funds, and resources to our mission.
The Campus Development Lead (CDL) is an integral part of the local campus team whose primary focuses are the advocacy initiatives, both Israel related and not, of Hillel BC and its student leaders; and the engagement of Jewish students on Hillel BC’s Emerging Campuses. You are responsible for collaborating with senior management to develop and modify Hillel BC’s advocacy strategy, recognizing that different campuses have different needs. You will play an essential role in managing, both proactively, and reactively, advocacy related issues on campus and for the organization. You will cultivate relationships with non-Jewish and Jewish student leaders on campus in pursuit of Hillel’s advocacy objectives and in the spirit of cementing ourselves as players on our campuses.
You will be excited to engage students in Israel and Jewish conversations and will have a passion for utilizing Jewish identity and relationships to Israel as a framework for shaping meaning, value, and purpose in the lives of emerging adults.
What You’ll Do
- Create and execute a proactive advocacy strategy for the local Hillel, identifying specific goals and measurable objectives, in partnership with the Hillel leadership
- Address the specific needs of Hillel BC's satellite campuses, including Hot Lunches, Shabbat dinners, and Holiday programming.
- Cultivate one-on-one relationships with non-Jewish and Jewish students by meeting them where they live, work, and/or study, utilizing creative methods to reach and interest them
- Participate as a member of the Hillel BC staff team in weekly programs, Shabbat, and holiday activities
- Stay up to date on campus politics including but not limited to people, laws, bylaws, and elections
- Provide support to Jewish and non-Jewish students affiliated with Hillel in pursuit of their advocacy interests, including working with them on their political advocacy interests, such as student political campaigns and referendums
- Cultivate student leadership and mobilize students towards advocacy objectives on and off campus
- Take initiative and seek opportunities to advance Hillel’s advocacy strategy on campus
- Be able to regularly report on anti-Israel and antisemitic activities on campus as requested
- Work with CJPAC Fellows, Emerson Fellows, and other Fellows on campus as needed
- Engage Jewish and non-Jewish students interested in advocacy and build strategic relationships with various stakeholders and clubs on campus
What You’ve Accomplished
- 0-3 years post university experience
- Experience with Jewish and Israel education and outreach
- Prior travel experience in Israel, and a familiarity with Israel and Judaism
- Knowledge of Israeli society and culture
What You’ll Bring to the Job
- A team-oriented approach to work and a strong work ethic
- Willingness to learn and recognize areas for growth
- Exceptional organization, leadership and communication skills
- A proven track record of successful advocacy (or advocacy adjacent) work on campus
- Willingness to travel throughout the province of British Columbia when required
- A driver’s license is highly recommended and preferred for this position
What You’ll Receive
- Competitive salary in the nonprofit marketplace. The salary range for this role is $43,000 - $48,000
- A comprehensive benefits package, including extended health insurance, generous vacation time, and flexible work hours
- Great professional development, mentoring, and skill building opportunities
- Travel regionally and abroad, possibly to Israel
- Plenty of Hillel and university schwag
About Hillel BC
Hillel BC was first founded in 1947 in the same spot on UBC's campus that it exists on today. Over the last 75 years it has expanded across the province and currently serves on 5 campuses in BC including on Vancouver Island. We've got the mountains and the ocean as our backdrop to enrich the lives of Jewish students so that they may enrich the Jewish people and the world.
Hillel BC 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.
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.