Director of Student Life

Hillel BC | Vancouver, BC, Canada

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Posted Date 3/18/2024

Director of Student Life

Hillel BC

Position: Director of Student Life

Location: Hillel BC Society, University of British Columbia (UBC) Campus, Vancouver, BC

Start Date: July 1, 2024

About Hillel BC Society

Hillel BC, located at the heart of UBC in a modern facility, is at the forefront of enriching Jewish student life across university and college campuses in British Columbia. We are dedicated to creating a dynamic, inclusive, and supportive environment where Jewish students can explore and celebrate their identity through a wide array of programs and activities.

Key Responsibilities

  • Design and oversee a broad range of student-centered programs and events.
  • Lead and mentor a team of 5 programming staff, fostering an environment of growth and collaboration.
  • Develop strategies to engage uninvolved student populations, creating welcoming pathways into the Jewish community.
  • Forge key partnerships with university professionals to enhance program planning and execution.
  • Actively participate in budgeting and development activities under the guidance of the Executive Director.
  • Spearhead Hillel BC’s advocacy efforts on campus in collaboration with local and national partners.
  • Respond effectively to anti-Israel and antisemitic incidents, coordinating with both students and external partners.

Who You Are

  • An effective team leader and project manager who thrives in a dynamic environment.
  • A relationship-builder capable of connecting with a diverse student body.
  • Strategic and creative, with a knack for developing impactful programming.
  • Committed to fostering pluralistic Jewish communities and a vibrant campus life.
  • A skilled communicator, both in listening and articulating ideas.
  • Driven by a passion for Jewish education and advocacy.


  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree or professional Jewish organizational experience preferred.
  • Minimum 2 years of relevant experience in experiential education, leadership development, or engagement.
  • Deep understanding of Jewish traditions, practices, and the ability to facilitate meaningful conversations.
  • Self-motivated, creative, and reflective with outstanding interpersonal skills.
  • Must possess a vehicle for community engagement and program facilitation.

Join Us

At Hillel BC, you’ll find a community that values your passion, creativity, and desire to make a difference in the lives of Jewish students. If you’re looking to lead, inspire, and contribute to a flourishing Jewish community on campus, we would love to hear from you.

Salary Range

Hillel BC offers a competitive salary range of $55,000 - $75,000 annually, commensurate with experience and qualifications. We are committed to supporting our staff with a comprehensive benefits package, professional development opportunities, and a supportive work environment that values work-life balance.

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.

Salary55,000.00 - 75,000.00 Annual
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