Director of Academic and Jewish Affairs

Consulate General of Israel in Miami | Miami, FL, United States

Posted Date 1/13/2022
Description

The Israeli Consulate in Miami overlooking Florida, Missouri, Kansas City and Puerto Rico is looking for a dedicated individual who has proven experience and deep knowledge of colleges and universities and the Jewish communal world.

Are you searching for a career opportunity in which you can make a meaningful impact on the Israel - US relationship? Are you a self-starter, team player, with a winning attitude and a great sense of humor? Are you passionate and a creative problem solver? Can you establish and nurture new relationships with professionals in the community, university leadership, campus faculty and students, as well as high-level community leaders? Passionate about the issues affecting Israel and the American Jewish community?

If you answered a definitive YES to the questions above - we are searching for you.

Applicants must be fluent in English (strong preference for applicants who also speak Spanish and Hebrew).

The Academic Affairs Director’s duties will include:

* Maintaining relationships with academic institutions throughout the coverage areas of the organization. Foster relationships with university leadership, campus faculty and student leaders; updating consulate contacts on relevant news; promote Israeli culture, sports and other public activities on

* Monitor BDS activity on campuses, and assisting student leaders with relevant information and ways to deal with BDS. Prepare reports about BDS activities for organizational use.

* Prepare and supply campuses with materials about Israel for travel, education, study abroad and applicable participant programs.

* Develop relationships to help promote Israel in academic programming.

* Connect with student government, student organizations and College Republicans & Democrats on campuses to educate about Israel.

* Plan visits to campuses for visiting dignitaries.

Jewish Affairs:

* Create and maintain meaningful relationships with local American Jewish institutions across the various denominations and organizations.

* Build and foster relationships with leadership, executives and activists of all Jewish Federations as well as Jewish and pro-Israel organizations.

* Initiate briefings at Jewish communities, synagogues and forums, as well as meetings with community lay leaders.

* Responding to inquiries regarding Israel and Israel-US relations.

  • Developing programs and events relevant to the community interests.

 

Apply by sending resume and cover letter to [email protected]

Duration
Full Time
Categories
Community/Govt. Relations | Director | Engagement | Events Management
Organization Type
Other
Benefits
leave early for Shabbat | medical | Paid Holidays | paid vacation | sick leave
Job Location
US

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