Director of Israel Engagement (Syracuse,NY)


: $192,290.00 - $192,290.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Executive Management

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To Apply Columbia/Barnard Hillel is seeking an engaging, knowledgeable, and authentic professional to serve as its Director of Israel Engagement. The Director of Israel Engagement will be a core member of the Student Life Team, working closely with colleagues as a lead professional in the organization's work related to Israel. The Director of Israel Engagement will be supervised by the Assistant Director What You'll Do. Advise and support student-led Israel groups, spanning the spectrum of political, cultural, and societal aspects of Israel education and advocacy. Staff some of Columbia/Barnard Hillel's Israel travel opportunities. Engage students from a wide range of backgrounds and beliefs in conversations about Israel, and ensure that students feel heard, challenged, and supported. Serve as an educator and facilitator for students who are looking to learn more about Israel in general and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict specifically. Play a significant role in working with students and colleagues in shaping strategy around responding to campus conversations about Israel. Serve as a bridge between outside Israel organizations and Columbia/Barnard Hillel. Be an active member of the Student Life Team, assisting with planning and implementation of Shabbat, holiday, and other communal programming throughout the academic year. What You'll Bring to the Job. A commitment to creating an inclusive, vibrant and pluralistic Jewish community - you embody a /\"posture of pluralism/\" when it comes to conversations and creating space for varying viewpoints about Israel. Significant knowledge about Israel and a desire to continue to learn. A willingness to listen to and engage with students from varying backgrounds and walks of life. The ability to empower, challenge, and support student leaders. What You've Accomplished. 5 years of relevant work experience, including work on a college campus/with young adults, work related to Israel engagement/education, and work with diverse Jewish communities. Bachelor's degree required, master's degree and/or certificate in Israel education and/or Jewish education a plus. What You'll Receive. Competitive salary in the non-profit marketplace. A comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance, Group Supplemental Retirement Annuity (GSRA), pension plan, life insurance, Long Term Disability (LTD), Flexible Spending Plan, generous vacation/sick time, and parental leave. Great professional development, mentoring, and skill building opportunities. Travel regionally and abroad, particularly to Israel. Columbia/Barnard Hillel serves Jewish students at Columbia University, Barnard College and the Jewish Theological Seminary. The team's hard work has paid off with 76% of Jewish undergraduate students being involved in Jewish life on campus - and we have a lot of fun in the process. In the past year we have expanded our work to graduate students, founding the Grad Network. Columbia/Barnard Hillel is one of the largest Hillels in the country and we see significant growth in our future 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 Columbia/Barnard 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 Apply at and include your resume and cover letter New Applicants: Select /\"Apply for this Position/\" to submit your application and create an account Previous Applicants: Scroll to the /\"Previous Applicants/\" section. Please input your e-mail address and password to login, and select /\"Add to My Jobs/\" to login and submit your application. About Columbia/Barnard Hillel Associated topics: community, event, facebook, fundraise, market, medical center, presale, product market, public, relation
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