Make your mark on Jewish student life by joining Hillel at Georgia Tech as the Program Director. You will drive Hillel forward by thinking big, empowering students, and creating a warm and inclusive environment for Jewish life on campus. As you lead people and programs you’ll help every student on campus connect to Jewish life, learning and Israel.
What You’ll Do
The Program Director oversees all aspects of Georgia Tech Hillel’s activities, ensuring a vibrant Jewish life at Georgia Tech through program development and facilitation, leadership development, and personal contact with Jewish students. The Program Director guides students as they explore their Jewish identity, and empowers students by providing them with resources to create social, cultural, educational, community service, and religious programs on campus.
- Mentor student leaders in their Jewish growth through one-on-one meetings and group trainings, in order to cultivate a caring and actively inclusive Jewish community
- Oversee programmatic and engagement activities, in partnership with colleagues and student leaders
- Lead marketing, social media, and content for the website; maintain participant tracking database.
- Direct student leadership, programming, and engagement budgets
- Develop key relationships with campus professionals and student organizational partners
On a day to day basis you will
- Develop content for a student leadership trainings
- Meet with student leadership to create innovative programs on campus
- Have a coffee date with a first-year student who has expressed interest in becoming more involved in Jewish life on campus.
- Work on a plan for what social media will look like for an upcoming speaker at Hillel.
- Collaborate with students and other Hillel staff to help shape and develop new campus micro-communities.
What You’ve Accomplished
- At least 2-3 years professional experience in Jewish, experiential or higher education.
- Bachelor’s degree required; Advanced degree is a plus.
What You’ll Bring to the Job
- A passion for working with emerging adults and investing in their growth as Jewish leaders.
- A commitment to pluralism and comfort with your Jewish identity so you may act as a role model and mentor for emerging Jewish adults.
- Ownership of your unique Jewish knowledge and experiences and ability to inspire others to be on a Jewish journey.
- Familiarity with higher education and campus settings
- Comfort working independently and collaboratively.
- An entrepreneurial spirit - things may not always go according to plan, but you understand that ambiguity is part of developing great new opportunities.
- Strong written and verbal skills, effective at communicating with a variety of stakeholders including students, parents, alumnae/i, and university partners.
What You’ll Receive
- Competitive salary in the nonprofit marketplace.
- 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
- Great professional development, mentoring, and skill-building opportunities
- Travel regionally and abroad, particularly to Israel
About Hillel at Georgia Tech
Georgia Institute of Technology is one of the nation’s top research universities, distinguished by its commitment to improving the human condition through advanced science and technology. Georgia Tech’s campus occupies 400 acres in the heart of the city of Atlanta, where more than 15,000 undergraduate and graduate students receive a focused, technologically based education.
Georgia Tech Hillel serves around 500 undergraduate Jewish students. While a small population, the Jewish community at Georgia Tech is vibrant and strong with over 30 students in leadership positions across 10+ student committees. From our weekly bagel breaks to Jewish Learning Fellowship and Israel Fest, there is no shortage of ways to get involved in Jewish life on campus.
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 at Georgia Tech 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.
Apply at www.HillelJobs.com and include your resume and cover letter.