Coordinator of Jewish Student Life

Hillel International | Geneseo, NY, United States

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Posted Date 9/19/2023

Coordinator of Jewish Student Life




SUNY Geneseo Hillel is searching for a dynamic Coordinator of Jewish Student Life who will engage student leaders and ensure the success of our exciting program. The candidate should have experience developing diverse initiatives, planning events, and working collaboratively to support, empower, and inspire college students. The Coordinator of Jewish Student Life will develop creative strategies to engage students in programs that support Jewish education, and Jewish life on campus and in the larger community. Applications accepted through April 10, 2023.



SUNY Geneseo 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.

For more information about Hillel International, visit


Hillel has a strong presence on the campus of SUNY Geneseo, with well-established community  connections and wide support from the Jewish Federation of Rochester who plays a key role in the funding of this Hillel. This position expands upon a rich tradition of engagement by empowering student leadership, inspiring an interest in Jewish life, and aligning Hillel’s strategies with Geneseo’s culture of collaboration. 


  • Coordinate, implement, and evaluate Shabbat and Jewish holiday programming and observances on campus, in active collaboration with students
  • Ensure meaningful and diverse opportunities for Jewish expression, and consistently promote a welcoming and lively pluralistic Jewish community
  • Recruit, mentor, and support Student Executive Board
  • Support and attend student initiated programs, including evenings, weekends and holidays
  • Identify uninvolved/under-involved student populations and develop strategies for  contacting and serving them
  • Manage student information systems in the Hillel Engagement and Relationship Tracking (HEaRT) database; maintain records of engagement, programs, and attendance for Hillel’s Measuring Excellence
  • Serve as a member of the InterFaith Center Board of Directors, on the President's Commission on Diversity & Community, and on the Bias Prevention and Response Team (BPRT).
  • Participate in Hillel Global Giving Week, an online fundraising platform
  • Conference participation to ensure you are connected and growing as a Hillel professional.
  • Other duties may be assigned to reach individual and organizational goals.


  • Knowledge of Jewish culture, history, and tradition
  • Problem solving
  • Interpersonal relationship building
  • Written/oral communication
  • Punctuality and attendance
  • Dependability
  • Planning and organization
  • Flexibility in schedule


  • Bachelor's degree or combination of equivalent education and experience (by position start date)
  • Previous professional work and/or volunteer experience, preferably in a Jewish organization and/or working with college age adults
  • Experience working with large diverse groups is recommended but not required


  • Extensive computer use
  • Ability to travel


  •  Reports to: Director of Multicultural Affairs
  •  Direct Reports: None
  •  FLSA Status: Part-time hourly (average 20 hours per week; ~44 weeks)


  • Career growth opportunities
  • My Better Benefits discount services
  • Hourly rate of pay is $20.00

In support of the ADA, this job description lists only the responsibilities and qualifications deemed essential to the position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Campus Auxiliary Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This policy prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex, race, color, religion, creed, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender expression and/or identity, disability, genetic predisposition, veteran status or status as a member of any other protected group or activity.


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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