Hillels of Georgia seeks a visionary, dynamic and strategic leader with proven organizational skills to become Vice President of Campus Support Services. At Hillels of Georgia we are passionate about and committed to building vibrant Jewish life on campus. Do you want to help create an expansive program of Jewish learning, celebration, community service, Israel and networking to serve our growing Jewish student community and providing support to our campus professional staff across the state? Are you ready to engage and empower students to help drive and develop innovative initiatives on campus? Are you committed to diversity, pluralism, inclusion and audacious hospitality? Do you want to cultivate relationships with students, families, alumni, community stakeholders and University partners in support of Hillel’s mission? Do you want to have the time of your life providing excellent professional leadership to Hillels in Georgia? Then Hillels of Georgia is for you.
Strategic Vision & Leadership
- Provide professional leadership as part of Hillels of Georgia Senior Management Staff including CEO, Vice President of Finance and Operations and other staff
- Be a “doogma” (role model) for Jewish life, living, learning, leadership, service and activism provide Israel awareness, education and advocacy and promote student connections with Israel
- Provide direct supervision to Campus Directors and Program Directors; as well as supervisory support for all other “student facing” staff providing services on each individual campus and HGA system-wide
- Coordinate and conduct regular professional staff meetings for staff; and staff work teams as necessary, as well as regular continuing education programs and/or retreats
- Foster a workplace that recruits and retains top talent dedicated to excellence, continuous improvement, continuing education and professional development
- Develop resources and tools for regular and annual review of all campus staff including goals, objectives, measurements and strategic work plans
- Implement staff development and continuing education programs for the professional staff team including personalized development plans for individual staff members
- Conceive, develop, implement, coordinate and evaluate new programmatic initiatives of campus-centric and statewide initiatives including collaborative projects with University and community partners, for expanded, efficient and effective services to students.
- Provide leadership for innovation and creativity to expand student initiatives for engagement and empowerment including HGA-wide Student Leadership Councils
- Liaison with Hillel International and other Jewish agencies for staffing, professional continuing
education and development, student leadership and programmatic matters
- Be present and support campus staff and students for student programs taking place at each campus within the Hillels of Georgia system
- Develop, in collaboration with Campus Directors and staff, the implementation of a Hillels of Georgia engagement strategy that incorporates all Hillels of Georgia campuses for consistent vision, branding, messaging and programmatic initiatives across the system
- Establish a cohort for the Campus Directors and staff for idea sharing, professional development, and to foster a connection to the larger Hillels of Georgia system
What You’ve Accomplished
- Minimum 10+ years of relevant professional experience as a Hillel professional or Jewish communal professional, college student activities or young adult community
- Bachelor’s degree required; advanced degree a plus
What You’ll Bring to the Position
- Passion, dedication and commitment
- High level of emotional intelligence
- Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills
- Strong foundation of Jewish knowledge, values, history and practice
- Experiential education and community organizational skills and experience
- Familiarity with Jewish communal, campus, student life and higher education agenda
- Entrepreneurial and innovative spirit
- Success and achievement oriented; determination and tenacity
- Excellent time and project management skills
- Commitment to personal and professional excellence
- Competence with social media, technology, computer and database management
- Exceptional written and verbal skills
- Strong work ethic, ability to problem-solve and take risks
- A sense of humor
What You’ll Receive
- Competitive compensation in the nonprofit marketplace, salary range of $100,000-$110,000.
- Comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, Group Supplemental Retirement Annuity, Pension Plan, life insurance, Long Term Disability, Flexible Spending Plan, generous vacation/sick time and parental leave
- Outstanding supervision, professional development, mentorship and skill building opportunities
- Travel for professional conferences, continuing education and immersive programs including travel to Israel and the Jewish world
Hillels of Georgia, Atlanta and Hillel International
Hillels of Georgia is committed to creative and dynamic Jewish life on more than two dozen campuses across the State of Georgia providing support, programs and services to more than 5,000 Jewish students. Our multifaceted program ranges from Shabbat and Jewish holiday observances and Jewish educational programming to Israel awareness, advocacy and travel as well as student-led initiatives including community service, philanthropy, leadership development, interfaith and multicultural relations and much more. Hillels of Georgia is dedicated to being a warm, welcoming, safe, diverse and inclusive Jewish community on each of our campuses helping Jewish students to engage in their personal Jewish journeys, strengthening their personal and communal Jewish identities so they may enrich their Jewish communities on campus, the greater Jewish community and general community and the world in the future. Hillels of Georgia plays a pivotal role in the greater Atlanta Jewish community which has more than 125,000 members and includes an extensive network of synagogues, Jewish day schools and other Jewish communal agencies serving our warm, welcoming and diverse pluralistic Jewish community.
Atlanta is one of the largest cities in the United States and is the vibrant economic, cultural, educational and civic capital of the southeast. It is home to some of America’s most iconic companies and enterprises including Coca Cola, Delta Airlines, Home Depot, UPS and the Center for Disease Control. It is a hub of technological innovation, entertainment, arts and culture and higher education; as well as home to the Braves, Falcons, Hawks and Atlanta United FC. Major attractions include the Atlanta Zoo, Botanical Garden, Piedmont Park, High Museum of Art as well as historic landmarks such as the Carter Center and MLK Historical Park and birthplace.
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.
Hillels of Georgia 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.
Hillel is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an accepting and inclusive environment for all.