Assistant Director, Hebrew Consortium at Brandeis

Brandeis University | Waltham, MA, United States

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Posted Date 8/31/2023

Brandeis University is delighted to announce a career opportunity as an Assistant Director, Consortium for the Teaching of Hebrew Language and Culture.  If you are looking for an opportunity to work on a beautiful suburban campus with lots of perks including free parking, look no further.  At Brandeis, we offer a competitive benefits and compensation package which includes medical, dental and life insurance.  We also offer generous paid time off. If you are looking to advance your career through educational opportunities, Brandeis offers tuition remission. Our 403b retirement savings plan includes a generous match.

The Consortium for the Teaching of Hebrew Language and Culture, based at Brandeis University, aims to revamp the teaching of the Hebrew language and its cultures on a national and international scale in formal and informal educational settings for learners of all ages. The Consortium endeavors to build alliances with academic institutions and entities of excellence to advance our mission. This Assistant Director reports directly to the Director of the Consortium. However, a successful candidate should be able to work with various stakeholders and Brandeis management in an effective and productive manner. This position is an essential member of the Consortium team for this new initiative.  The candidate selected for this position is expected to assist the Consortium Director with critical daily, weekly and monthly tasks, decisions and strategic initiatives of the Consortium.



Support the Consortium Director in setting the Consortium’s programmatic agenda, decision-making, and resource development for the Consortium's short- and long-term strategic goals.

Oversee all aspects of the Consortium's operations, including:

  • Managing the budgeting process, including creating the annual budget, ensuring programs and projects proceed according to timeline and within budget, and reporting  on the Consortium's finances;

  • Assist in the recordkeeping and reconciliation of daily general accounting functions including but not limited to account receivables, accounts payable, gift, endowment and grant tracking, personnel payments, and other essential finance functions as identified;

  • Assist in supervising the Consortium's personnel, including administrative team, student workers, and communications consultant;

  • Assist in supervising project and program leaders and managing and supporting all aspects of initiatives and programs;

  • Serving as a liaison to Brandeis University leadership and staff to ensure compliance with university policies and procedures.


  • Assist in developing and implementing short- and long-term communications plans and goals for Consortium events and initiatives, as well as raise visibility and fulfill the Consortium's mission.

  • Oversee content for the Consortium's website and social media and contribute to social media efforts.


  • Bachelor's degree in relevant field required; Master’s degree preferred

  • 3-5 years of managerial and leadership experience and at least 3 years of direct relevant experience required

  • A strong interest in the field of teaching Hebrew as a second/foreign language

  • Outstanding organizational skills and strategic thinking abilities

  • Exceptional communication skills, including near-native writing and editing in both English and Hebrew.

Full Time
Administrative Support | Hebrew | Jewish Studies Director
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Education & Schools
Retirement Plans | Dental | Medical Insurance | Paid Holidays | Parental Leave | Sick Days | Vision
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