Engagement Fellow at Boston University Hillel

Hillel International | Boston, MA, United States

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Posted Date 2/02/2023

Engagement  Fellow

Boston University Hillel

Role Overview

Hillel at Boston University is hiring an Engagement Associate to join our team. You will build one-on-one relationships with students, put on awesome events across campus, and help inspire students to make a commitment to Jewish life. Our Hillel serves approximately 4,000 Jewish students Each year, our student leaders and professional team create more than 500 program opportunities for students to engage in Jewish life, learning, and Israel.

Our Hillel’s next Engagement Fellow is a dynamic, creative, well-organized professional with strong interpersonal skills and a passion for Jewish life.  The ideal candidate is highly motivated, outgoing and engaging, and able to connect with students. Every day brings new ways to connect Jewish young adults with opportunities to further their identities and practice active Jewish life.

What You’ll Do

  • Build individual relationships with students and expand overall student engagement to reach every one of the estimated 4,000 Jewish students.
  • Work together with student leadership to develop and implement programs on and off campus in categories of: Jewish life, learning, Israel, and community building. 
  • Connect students with a variety of opportunities including Hillel leadership positions, internships, Jewish trips abroad, travel to Israel, Jewish and pro-Israel conferences, and more.
  • Gather and input engagement data into our CRM on a regular basis.
  • Support the day-to-day operations of Hillel including programs and events, administrative and organizational tasks, and welcoming students into Hillel spaces.

What You’ll Bring to the Job

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 0-2 years’ professional work experience
  • Ability to connect to college students, patience, and excellent listening skills
  • Willingness to learn about and engage in a new and culturally diverse community
  • A strong entrepreneurial spirit
  • Confidence initiating and running programs, and comfort asking questions
  • Belief that our work isn’t done until every Jewish student is connected to Jewish life

What You’ll Receive

  • High-level professional development to help develop core skills and gain expertise from changemakers, engagers, and Jewish life experts.
  • Mentoring and career coaching to help you during and after your position
  • A network of terrific colleagues from across the Hillel movement.
  • Travel opportunities, both domestically and internationally, multiple times per year.
  • 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.
  • Competitive salary in the nonprofit marketplace. The salary range for this role is $40,000- $42,000

About Boston University Hillel

Boston University Hillel is at the hub of a thriving city of Boston, right near Fenway Park. Home to 4,000 Jewish undergraduates BU Hillel’s mission is to inspire, educate, and empower BU students to lead meaningful and joyous Jewish lives. Boston is a vital center for Jewish and young adult and family life.

Boston University 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.

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.

Salary40,000.00 - 42,000.00 Annual
Full Time
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