Director of Content Development, Campus Climate Initiative

Hillel International | Remote, United States

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Posted Date 8/28/2023

Director of Content Development, CCI

Hillel International

Reports to: Executive Director, CCI

Job Summary: 

Hillel International’s Campus Climate Initiative (CCI) works collaboratively with higher education administrators to ensure a positive campus climate in which Jewish students feel comfortable expressing their identity and values free of antisemitism, harassment, or marginalization. CCI’s primary method of delivery is our 16-month Campus Cohort Program that, to date, has engaged 3 cohorts of 40 colleges and universities representing the diversity of higher education institutions in the U.S. Each campus completes the program with an Action Plan composed of tailored recommendations and best practices that facilitate improvements in the climate for Jewish students on their campus.

The Director, Content Development supports content creation and delivery across all CCI learning activities and channels.  A key member of a collaborative team, the Director, Content Development provides subject matter expertise and input throughout the creation process from ideation to implementation.  This position works across delivery streams to achieve CCI’s learning goals for campus administrators, campus Hillel professionals, and others.

CCI’s work is guided by our vision of fully inclusive campuses where the needs of Jewish students are integrated within universities’ existing commitments to diversity, equity, justice and inclusion. The Director, Content Development will help position CCI as a thought leaders through the development of publishable articles and conference workshops designed to educate higher education administrators about the importance of Jewish student inclusion within existing frameworks.   


  • Regularly review existing learning resources for quality, accuracy, relevance and effectiveness and help to ensure they meet CCI program goals.
  • Collaborate with CCI team members in the development of high-quality educational resources and learning opportunities for both the Cohort program and breadth strategies. 
  • Plan and lead training sessions and workshops,, in partnership with the CCI team, and facilitate other learning opportunities on campuses outside the Cohort program. These sessions may be remote or in-person.
  • Collaborate with other Hillel International teams, including IAP and Communications, and with campus Hillel professionals, in creating and improving learning resources related to antisemitism.
  • Develop original articles for online and print publications serving the higher education community.
  • Create and deliver workshops or presentations at relevant higher education conferences

What You’ll Bring To The Role: 

  • Deep scholarly knowledge of the history, sources, and characteristics of antisemitism; Jewish history and culture; Zionism and anti-Zionism; and current campus climate issues for Jewish students
  • 8+ years’ experience in a teaching, research, curriculum development, administration, or similar roles in higher education 
  • Advanced academic degree required; Ph.D. preferred 
  • Willingness to travel. Estimated travel up to 25%

What You’ll Receive:

  • A competitive salary in the non-profit marketplace of $115-$135k
  • A supportive team/work environment
  • Hillel offers a comprehensive benefits plan that includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, paid time off for Jewish and federal holidays, and an informal “take what you need” vacation policy. In addition, employees are enthusiastically encouraged to take advantage of professional development opportunities through Hillel U or our partner organizations.

Next Steps:

Hiring Process and Timeline

As we’ve recently posted a number of roles in the Talent Acquisition space - we’d encourage you to apply to the role you feel most qualified and excited about filling. Applicants will be considered for all roles on this team.

  • Applications will close on Thursday, September 28th at 5pm PST
  • The formal interview process will begin on Oct 2nd and be completed by early November
  • We hope to have someone in place by the middle of November

Work Location

  • Full time remote, with travel for in-person on-site campus training sessions, speaking engagements at academic conferences, CCI conferences and Cohort gatherings, and periodic meetings with CCI colleagues, other Hillel staff, and Hillel International events.  

What We’re About 

Hillel International is the largest Jewish campus and community-based organization in the world serving the college-age population. Working with hundreds of thousands of students globally to help Jewish students make an enduring commitment to Jewish life, learning and Israel, Hillel serves students at more than 550 colleges, universities and communities. Hillel meets all of these students during this most formative time of their lives and engages, educates and inspires these future leaders to make an enduring commitment to Jewish life, learning and Israel. This position is part of the Global Leadership team which is the main fundraising department of the organization.

Additional details about the CCI program can be found here.

See CUNY Chancellor Rodriguez’s statement about CUNY’s collaboration with Hillel’s CCI here.

Hillel is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an accepting and inclusive environment for all.

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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