IACT Coordinator for Israel Engagement at Penn Hillel

Hillel International | Philadelphia, PA, United States

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Posted Date 2/03/2023

IACT Coordinator for Israel Engagement

Penn Hillel

Role Overview

The IACT Coordinator for Israel Engagement will work in conjunction with the Hillel staff to manage and bolster the success of Penn Hillel’s student engagement strategy, with a focus on its Birthright Israel program. The IACT Coordinator for Israel Engagement will be a dynamic self-starter, capable of envisioning and delivering upon a plan to grow the number of students traveling on Penn Hillel’s Birthright Israel buses as well as providing support and inspiration to Birthright Israel participants before and after their trip. The IACT Coordinator will develop awesome experiences that engage participants in Jewish life once back on campus, and will enable students to think meaningfully about how they want to grow in their Jewish identities, and what role Israel will play in their lives.

The IACT Coordinator for Israel Engagement will possess contagious Jewish passion, entrepreneurial energy, strong leadership, and networking skills.  The IACT Coordinator for Israel Engagement, along with Hillel staff, will innovate, grow, and experiment with models of Jewish experience, community, prayer, and service that will influence the future of American Judaism.  

What You’ll Do

  • Build 180 personal relationships with students who are not already involved in Jewish life
  • Serve as a thought partner and entrepreneurial leader for Penn Hillel’s student life staff and engagement strategy
  • Manage Penn Hillel’s Birthright Israel program including recruitment, interviews, pre-trip orientations, and improving the trip experience
  • Manage our Beyond Birthright program by sustaining the goal of 100% post-trip engagement and developing awesome Jewish experiences and opportunities for Birthright Israel alumni
  • Develop and nurture relationships with University personnel and partners throughout campus
  • Coordinate periodic Hillel-wide events, such as campus-based holiday meals and celebrations
  • Oversee the IACT Birthright Budget and provide oversight for the use of funds by student groups
  • Attend staff meetings and participate with regular supervision with supervisor. 
  • Collaborate with other Hillel staff to help shape and develop the mission of Penn Hillel

What You’ve Accomplished

  • BA from a residential, 4-year college
  • 0-2 years of professional work experience

What You’ll Bring to the Job

  • Entrepreneurial energy, a passion for all things Israel, and highly developed logistical skills
  • Creativity, the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment, ability to take initiative, interest in professional growth, and excellent interpersonal, communication, and leadership development skills
  • Capability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple assignments
  • Things may not always go according to plan, but you are willing to take risks and learn from your wins as well as your losses

What You’ll Receive

  • Competitive salary in the non-profit marketplace. The salary range for this role is $45,000 - $50,000
  • A comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance and generous vacation/sick time
  • Great professional development, mentoring, and skill building opportunities
  • Travel regionally and abroad, particularly to Israel

About Penn Hillel

For more information on Penn Hillel and campus, check out the following websites: 

If you have any questions about the role, please reach out to Penn Hillel's Assistant Director, Jenna Ferman, at [email protected]

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.

Salary45,000.00 - 50,000.00 Annual
Full Time
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