IACT Birthright Coordinator

Ohio State University Hillel | Columbus, OH, United States

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Posted Date 3/21/2024

IACT Birthright Coordinator

OSU Hillel

Role Overview

Immersive experiences like Birthright Israel often comprise the most transformative moments in a Jewish college student’s journey, and our IACT Birthright Israel Coordinator will be the lead professional in ensuring that our campus’ Birthright Israel experience is more than just a trip. From registration, to staffing the trips, to post-trip follow up, Birthright Israel will be your fundamental framework for engaging students and deepening their connection to Jewish life on campus. This is a unique opportunity for someone who is skilled in building relationships, social media, organizing, marketing, event planning, and program development. The ideal candidate must be able to demonstrate outstanding interpersonal skills and previous successful implementation of creative ideas, either from their own college experience or previous employment. 

The IACT Birthright Coordinator will report to the Strategic Engagement Director and will work closely with the broader student facing team to reach our goals of engaging all Jewish students on campus in ways that are meaningful to them. This position requires in-person work at OSU Hillel and on campus.

What You’ll Do

  • Identify and connect with students who are under-engaged and/or interested in participating in a Birthright Israel trip.
  • One-on-one engagement with students, particularly those with 2 or fewer prior connection points with Hillel.
  • Spearhead all marketing pertaining to our Birthright Israel trips in partnership with the Hillel marketing interns.
  • Coordinate and support students through Birthright Israel registration and pre-trip preparation.
  • Staff the Winter and Summer Birthright Israel Trips.
  • Build community through connecting students to like-minded peers and meaningful opportunities
  • Recruit and oversee a cohort of student leaders to broaden your engagement work on campus and assist with Israel experience recruitment.
  • Serve as an active member of the broader team by staffing Shabbat Dinners and other Hillel-wide experiences, including holiday celebrations and large-scale social events

What You’ve Accomplished

  •   Bachelor’s degree required and 0-3 years of relevant work experience  

What You’ll Bring to the Job

  • Passion for connecting with people from different backgrounds, with the goal of building authentic and meaningful relationships
  • Excellent communication and active listening skills
  • Commitment to Hillel’s pluralistic vision of Jewish life
  • A natural ability to network and build relationships with a wide variety of people. 
  • Ability to manage projects with many moving parts; to set timetables and adhere to deadlines
  • Working both independently and on a team

What You’ll Receive

  • Competitive salary in the non-profit marketplace. The salary range for this role is $42,000-50,000, commensurate with experience.
  • A comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance, Group Supplemental Retirement Annuity (GSRA), pension plan, life insurance, Long Term Disability (LTD), Flexible Spending Plan, generous vacation/sick time, and parental leave
  • Great professional development, mentoring, and skill building opportunities
  • Travel regionally and abroad
  • Dedicated and fun colleagues who will support you along the way

Why OSU Hillel?

There has never been a better or more important time to join Hillel at THE Ohio State University. We are the third oldest Hillel, celebrating 100 years in 2025, with a rich and dynamic history. With new leadership, we are at the helm of a new frontier and we hope YOU will help us chart the course. OSU Hillel aspires to be the best Hillel in the country and we are looking for the best and brightest talent to join our amazing team. We are innovative. We are inclusive. We challenge the status quo and strive to be at the forefront of trends within the Jewish and non-profit communities. Work for an organization where your time and talent will be valued, and your voice will be heard. 

Why Columbus, Ohio?

Columbus is the 14th largest city in the nation, the largest city in Ohio and one of the fastest-growing cities in the Midwest. We're known for being collaborative, progressive and innovative. Columbus is home to 52 college campuses and you'll also find many nationally and internationally recognized businesses headquartered here. In Columbus, you’ll find a thriving arts and entertainment scene, vibrant neighborhoods packed with nightlife, local businesses and shops, nationally recognized restaurants and distilleries, three professional sports teams, the Ohio State Buckeyes, over 20 Metro Parks and more. 

We have a one-of-a-kind Jewish community. We are tight knit, with midwest charm and an innovative spirit. Columbus is home to nine synagogues, two day schools, a JCC with three bustling locations, kosher dining and more. 

Learn more about Columbus here: Relocation (experiencecolumbus.com)

Learn more about Jewish Columbus here: Get Involved - JewishColumbus

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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