Senior Associate for Learning and Experiences (Center for Jewish and Israel Education)

Hillel International | Remote, United States

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Posted Date 3/26/2024
Description

Senior Associate for Learning and Experiences (Center for Jewish and Israel Education)

Hillel International

Role Overview

The Center for Jewish and Israel Education at Hillel International is a team dedicated to supporting Jewish college students on a pathway toward Jewish adulthood. We envision students as ready to make life choices informed by Jewish values, confident in crafting Jewish experiences for themselves & their peers, and eager to find their next steps in Jewish life. We support, train, and provide resources for campus professionals to guide their students along that journey. Our three pillars are Cohort Learning, Educator Development, and Movement Culture. 

We envision a world in which Hillel is the central meeting point for inspired Jewish learning. In line with the best practices of education and the deepest wisdom of Jewish thought, we hold ourselves to an approach that centers authentic inquiry, multivocality, and personal reflection. 

The Senior Associate for Learning and Experiences will support initiatives across our three pillars, on a project-by-project basis, working with campuses to support grants and implementation of Cohort Learning, materials designed for Educator Development, and a broad range of resources that build a strong basis for Jewish knowledge, ritual, and meaning-making across our Movement Culture. Additionally, the Associate for Learning and Experience will support educator development through virtual and in-person immersive programs, including experiences in North America and Israel. Additionally, ongoing logistical and programmatic support for Movement Culture initiatives, such as Hillel Torah Salon, will be a core component of the portfolio.

The Senior Associate for Learning and Experiences Will

Play an essential role in meeting current team goals

  • Support Immersive events: 
    • Ongoing conferences and events support 
    • Relational work connected with immersive events support, such as preparing applications, conducting interviews, and other logistical efforts that support user experience
  • Serve as a project manager/liaison with the Grants Team 
  • Cohort Learning campus onboarding and technical support for campuses and professionals in the field

Support content implementation in the field

  • Ensure that educator-support resources and content meet the aesthetic and user-experience expectations of our team to support the field 

Guide programs for professional development and Jewish learning

  • Provide logistical and back-end support for Jewish learning programs including Hillel Torah Salon, role-based cohort learning opportunities, both online and in-person

Be a strong team player

  • Will be connected with multiple projects and colleagues. We’re a small team with a big mandate, and require a creative and giving teammate who can jump in to support multiple projects!

We Are Looking for Someone Who is

  • Intentional. You know your WHY and can articulate it to others. You build with purpose and understand the importance of “getting it right” as well as “getting it done”.
  • Accountable. You own your mistakes and strive for growth. You deliver on your commitments and maintain clear communication with those who rely on you.
  • Empathic. You can hold space for a diverse set of experiences, opinions, and backgrounds with radical empathy and compassion. When people speak to you, they feel seen, heard, and respected. You know how to be in meaningful conversation with those you disagree with.
  • Passionate. You care about Jewish and Israel education from the core of your being. This work intrinsically motivates you, and your love of it comes through to those around you.
  • Organized. You can hold multiple details, projects, and ideas at once. You can prioritize tasks and meet deadlines, especially when multiple projects are running concurrently.
  • Charismatic. You understand people, and others feel welcomed when they are in your presence. Relationship-building is a gift of yours, and you enjoy inviting others in.
  • Curious. You are hungry to learn and ask insightful questions before offering solutions. You are just as much a learner as you are an educator.
  • Collaborative. You are willing to dedicate time to help others on your team, as you understand that your success is intertwined with theirs.
  • Committed to our approach. You believe in our question-centric, multi-vocal approach to Israel education.

Ideal Candidate Expectations

Required

  • Passion and commitment to the field of education, born out of a love of learning
  • 2-4 years of professional experience in the field, preferably within Hillel 
  • High level of organization with high attention to detail
  • Experience with setting timelines and maintaining accountability throughout the development and implementation of multi-month projects 
  • Experience in a campus setting
  • Exposure to Jewish texts and Jewish learning environments
  • Team player excited to contribute to multiple projects and relationships at once
  • Ability to travel up to once a month, including both domestic and Israel travel

Desired

  • Exposure to curricular and educational design
  • Familiarity with Jewish ritual and Hebrew
  • Experience with teaching in a campus setting

Salary and Benefits

  • Competitive salary in the non-profit marketplace. The salary for this role is $50-$55k.
  • Hillel has 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. 
  • Flexible work hours and location. Please note that to be considered, you must be legally authorized to work in the United States. While we fully support remote work, we do require employees to be based in the United States. 

Time Zones and Workplace

While Hillel International’s headquarters are in Washington DC, we are a remote team, open to hiring anyone based in the United States with eligibility to work in the United States. We have a flexible work schedule, which aims to support our employees in maintaining maximally successful professional and personal lives. That said, we expect our employees to keep regular hours that are mutually agreed upon by the employee and their supervisor. While this position is remote, there are semi-regular in-person gatherings, trainings, and conferences that we expect our team to fully participate in. Regular travel is an expected part of this job. 

A note for current Hillel professionals: Current campus professionals may apply, and if a current Hillel professional is the finalist, we will work with them and their campus/supervisor to navigate a smooth transition on a mutually agreeable timeline. We are prepared to share time and resources during the transition so that a field colleague can wrap up their work on campus as they transition to a position at the SIC. We are open to considering other options that best support your campus while working towards filling this important role for the Hillel Movement as a whole.

Reporting Line

The Associate for Learning and Experiences reports to the Associate Vice President of Jewish Education, Danielle Kranjec, and will work collaboratively with other members of the CJIE and Meyerhoff teams.

What We Are 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.

As an equal opportunity employer, all individuals are encouraged to apply without regard to race, color, religion, age, disability, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, ancestry, genetic information, medical condition, veteran status, or any other class protected under federal, state, or local laws.

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.

Salary50,000.00 - 55,000.00 Annual
Duration
Full Time
Organization Type
Hillel
Job Location
Remote
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