Education Manager @ Shorashim

Education Manager

The Education Manager plays a key role in Shorashim by focusing on staffing, education, orientations, & eligibility for Birthright Israel. This position also oversees the accessibility Birthright Israel trip while assisting with the administrative & logistical functions of Birthright Israel programs with Shorashim. The Education Manager works closely with all members of the North American team & our Education Director, based in Israel.

Specific Responsibilities:
Recruit, interview, & hire Birthright Israel trip staff
Arrange & facilitate the implementation of staff trainings, both in-person & virtual
Organize & execute Birthright Israel participant orientations
Act as team lead on Birthright Israel eligibility; assist applicants with questions/issues
Oversee all logistical components of the accessibility trip every December
Collaborate with colleagues to manage incoming & outgoing communications
Engage effectively with participants, parents, & staff via email & phone, both during the registration process & while participants are on the ground in Israel
Represent Shorashim at Birthright Israel Fellows conference
Work in partnership with Israel office on trip itineraries & other education items
Help with logistics for when trips depart for Israel

Required Skills/Experience:
Must have staffed a Birthright Israel trip
Knowledge & passion for Israel; Relevant Israel experience
Self-starter, who is motivated; someone who thinks innovatively & outside the box
Excellent writing & proofreading skills
Effectual time /project management skills; organized & detail oriented
Outgoing & personable; Efficient communicator with exceptional interpersonal skills
Strong computer skills; proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
Patience & ability to instruct individuals over the phone/via email
Ability to work evenings/Sundays
Willingness to travel, at times

Preferred Experience: 2-3 years of work experience

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About Shorashim
Shorashim is an innovative non-profit organization that has dedicated almost 40 years to building long-lasting bridges between Americans & Israelis through immersive adventures; seeing Israel through the eyes of the locals & creating personal connections drives meaningful experiences. Through our unparalleled educational approach, extraordinary logistical support, dynamic programming, & passionate team, our programs cater to the variety of interests/needs of participants & are built to allow each individual in any group to carry out their journey in a way makes the most sense to them & connect to Israel in the ways that are most meaningful to them.

Application Instructions

Applicants apply directly to Employer.
Please email [email protected] to apply
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Job Summary

  • Duration: full-time
  • Benefits: paid vacation, sick leave, parental leave, medical, vision, dental, 401(k) or 403(b) plans, leave early for Shabbat, Paid Holidays
  • Preferred Experience: Managerial (3-5 years)
  • Preferred Degree: Bachelors
  • Job Posted: 2021-07-08
  • Times this job has been viewed: 715 times
  • Job is posted for: 60 days
  • Job Categories: Education - Other, Engagement
  • Organization Type: Other
Job Location
1415 n dayton st 4de
Chicago , Illinois 60642


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