Director of the Brit Milah Program of Reform Judaism @ Hebrew Union College - Jewish Institute of Religion

Director of the Brit Milah Program of Reform Judaism

The director of the Brit Milah Program of Reform Judaism and NOAM organizes and supports training courses for new mohalim (Jewish ritual circumcizers), maintains the day-to-day operation of both the Brit Milah program and encourages membership in NOAM (the professional organization of the mohalim once they’re certified). The director plans a biennial conference for mohalim designed for professional development, continuing education, and sharing best practices. The Director supports and receives guidance from the Advisory Board of the Brit Milah Program of Reform Judaism and NOAM in terms of policy and procedure.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Program Administration:

Work with the board chair to implement the vision of the program, serve as liaison between HUC and the board, and between Reform Movement partners (URJ and CCAR)
PR and Communications
Administer training course:
Curriculum
Staffing
Evaluation
FAQ
Applications/admissions
Administer biennial conference:
Content/presentations
Recruitment/PR
Staffing
Work closely with administrative associate on all workings of the program including budgeting, maintaining records, etc.
Work closely with the Rabbinic chair of the board to answer questions related to Brit Milah, Jewish law and custom, topics related to Jewish identity and the ritual of Brit Milah on the program’s listserv
Board management: Check in with nominating committee and assist with process as needed - Every 3 years for a new chair of board - Every 1-3 years (rotating) for new board members

SUPERVISION RESPONSIBILITIES: 

The director oversees an assistant, the Brit Mila’s Rabbinic Coordinator, the teaching in the Brit Mila Program course, and NOAM’s biennial conference team.

Application Instructions

Job Summary

  • Duration: part-time
  • Benefits: leave early for Shabbat
  • Preferred Experience: Managerial (3-5 years)
  • Preferred Degree: Masters
  • Job Posted: 2021-10-11
  • Times this job has been viewed: 316 times
  • Job is posted for: 45 days
  • Job Categories: Director, Education - Other
  • Organization Type: University, Education & Schools, Medical
Job Location
Hebrew Union College - Jewish Institute of Religion
3077 University Avenue
Los Angeles , California 90007
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