Make your mark on Jewish life by joining IU Hillel as the Greek Life Coordinator. Indiana University boasts a tremendous number of students participating in Greek life consisting of approximately 1,200 Jewish students, 4 Jewish fraternities, and 2 Jewish sororities. In this role you will build hundreds of student relationships, work collaboratively and independently to plan innovative and meaningful Jewish programs, and develop the future generation of Jewish leaders. In addition to working with Greek Jewish students, this position will be a staff lead on some of our student groups and clubs that engage upperclassmen. The Greek Life coordinator will be self-motivated, energetic, and possess a passion for building relationships with students and peers.
What You’ll Do
General Staff Responsibilities
- Maintain program attendance records for measurement and ongoing evaluation purposes.
- Collaborate with the Communications and Social Media Director and Associate Director on the marketing components of applicable programs.
- Participate as a member of the IU Hillel staff team in major programs, Shabbats, and holidays.
- Represent the IU Hillel Foundation on campus with students, faculty and administration as appropriate, as well as with the wider community.
- Recruit, organize, build a curriculum and teach students for Hillel’s X170 leadership courses.
- It is expected for this role to be on the staff rotation for Shabbats and holidays. There is also the opportunity to staff trips such as leadership retreats, Alternative Spring Breaks, and Birthright Israel.
- Design and implement an engagement plan under the supervision of the Associate Director to strategically build a minimum of 180 relationships with students in Greek life who are uninvolved with IU Hillel.
- Meet with students regularly on a one-on-one basis to identify future Jewish student leaders, empower and connect them to opportunities with IU Hillel.
- Develop means of communication with students for the purposes of program recruitment and marketing of new engagement opportunities.
- Train students with support of the Associate Director in use of outreach strategies to increase their effectiveness at communication and marketing of their programs.
- Assist in developing key relationships with campus and student organizational partners. These one-on-one relationships help to ensure positive positioning of Hillel in the university landscape, as well as facilitate partners in the planning and actualization of programs and activities.
Program Leadership and Support
- Manage, lead, and support the growth of the Greek Jewish Council Executive Board, President, and committees.
- Recruit for immersion programs such as Jewish Learning Fellowship, Alternative Spring Break, and Birthright Israel.
- Facilitate, lead, and partner with other Hillel staff to develop leadership workshops and Jewish learning for IU Hillel’s 2 credit IU course Seminar in Leadership Training: Jewish Emerging Leaders
- Work with Greek students to implement and plan innovative, relevant, and engaging Jewish initiatives to bridge the gap between Hillel and Greek life.
- Strengthen and support student leadership teams and student groups, including but not limited to:
* Greek Jewish Council (GJC)
* Sports Grille/Tailgating
* Gin and Jews
- Work collaboratively with the Associate Director and Development Staff to actively seek out and prepare grant proposals relevant to programs in your purview, including student government, for support within and outside of the University.
- Develop in collaboration with Communications and Social Media Director an organizational communication plan to utilize multi-channel marketing, such as social media and in-person events, to build Hillel’s overall brand among students
What You’ll Bring to the Job
- Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree and 0-2 years of post college work experience.
- Must have experience as a member of a large Greek community or organization
- Excellent interpersonal skills and a willingness to put yourself in new situations and environments (e.g. dorms, fraternity or sorority houses, and on campus).
- Self-motivated, enthusiastic, and unafraid to ask questions when working with others
- A passion for creating and building Jewish community
- Ability to work flexible hours to properly align with students’ schedules and get the job done
- A strong work ethic, team-oriented approach and proven leadership skills
- Sense of humor
- Comfortability and fluency with Digital Marketing & Social Media branding is preferred but not required.
- Participate in weekly professional supervision with the Associate Director, weekly staff meetings, and programming staff meetings.
- Participate in ongoing Jewish learning and growth with other staff members.
What You’ll Receive
- Competitive salary in the non-profit marketplace. The salary range for this role is $38,000 - $40,000.
- A comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance, retirement plan, Life, AD&D and Long Term Disability (LTD) insurances, Flexible Spending accounts, generous vacation/sick time, and parental leave.
- Professional development, mentoring, and skill building opportunities.
- Travel opportunities both regionally and abroad, particularly to Israel.
About Indiana University Hillel
The Helene G. Simon Hillel Center is the flagship Hillel program in the state of Indiana. There are approximately 4,500 Jewish undergraduate and graduate students. IU Hillel impacts the lives of at least ¾ of those students throughout the course of the year with its many programs and initiatives. IU Hillel serves both those students who walk through the doors of the Hillel building as well as reaching out to students on campus to connect them to the Jewish community. The Jewish community at IU is unique because of its large out-of-state Jewish student population from cities including New York, Boston, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Baltimore, Washington D.C., Charlotte, Atlanta, Miami, Chicago, Minneapolis, Milwaukee, Tulsa, St. Louis, Dallas, Phoenix, San Diego, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle and many more. Hillel prides itself on building the foundation for the Jewish future through developing students’ leadership skills and creating a strong, caring, and welcoming Jewish community on the Indiana University campus. Our focus is on creating opportunities for students to connect with the Jewish community on campus that will in turn lead to their excitement, commitment and connection with the Jewish community upon graduation. Hillel is also committed to promoting diversity and diversity programming on the IU campus, Bloomington, and throughout the state of Indiana.
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.
Indiana University Hillel is affiliated with Hillel International. Hillel International enriches the lives of Jewish students so they may enrich the Jewish people and the world, and envisions a world where every student is inspired to make an enduring commitment to Jewish life, learning and Israel.
Hillel is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an accepting and inclusive environment for all.