• UW Hillel Foundation
  • Tempe, AZ
  • Miscellaneous
  • Full-Time
  • 446 E Southern Ave

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Role Overview

Make your mark on Jewish student life by joining Hillel at Arizona State University as the Assistant Director. As a member of our senior staff team, you will collaborate with other staff as we collectively advance ASU Hillel s goals of providing meaningful and diverse opportunities for Jewish expression, identifying and cultivating student leaders, and consistently promoting a welcoming and lively pluralistic Jewish community.

You will drive Hillel forward by thinking big and implementing with excellence on a day to day basis. Our Hillel is growing rapidly and you ll be joining a team that loves working together to foster a culture of innovation and creativity. Speaking of innovation, you ll be doing this work at the #1 university for innovation; students and the campus environment lend themselves to experimenting with new engagement and leadership development strategies. You won t find anyone here telling you we already tried that.

You will be integral to ASU Hillel s success by developing relationships with student leaders to help them grow as individuals while they work to grow our Jewish community. Equally important, you will also shape Jewish life as a thought partner to the Executive Director and a leader to our program staff team. Serving in all of these capacities, you will directly or indirectly impact every Jewish student s experience with ASU Hillel.

What You ll Do

  • With the Executive Director and other staff, design and execute an engagement plan to connect more than 70% of Jewish students at ASU to Hillel s mission, advancing and stewarding our strategy of adding new and supporting existing niche programs that speak to students diverse interests
  • Supervise, mentor and support the growth of 3 staff members and 30+ talented student leaders running a robust program including Shabbat, holiday celebrations, and meaningful Jewish experiences
  • Nurture our culture of innovation, creativity, leadership development and flexibility
  • Create and maintain strategic partnerships with the University community, including Student Affairs and Admissions, parents, alumni, and lay leaders
  • Support the development team and Executive Director in core fundraising activities, including donor relations, strategic fundraising conversations, special events and student Development Committee efforts

On a day to day basis you will

  • Recruit, supervise and lead the student internship team and student board
  • Lead weekly staff meetings, meet one-on-one with staff, facilitate staff involvement in full-team efforts (i. e., major holidays, Family Weekend) and plan quarterly retreats in collaboration with senior leadership
  • Manage all information flow within the organization to keep our team on the same page including marketing, social media, programming and the calendar
  • Oversee the program budget, distribute funds, account for costs, and pursue grant opportunities
  • Oversee the collection and analysis of our engagement data in partnership with Hillel International
  • Staff Shabbat and holiday programming, assisting with discussions, rituals, and celebrations
  • Supportive immersive experiences by teaching Jewish education classes and staffing Birthright Israel trips
  • Participate in ongoing Jewish learning and professional development

What You ve Accomplished

  • 5+ in Jewish, experiential or higher education
  • Experience as a professional in a Jewish nonprofit organization is preferred
  • Bachelor s degree required
  • Proven success in:
    • Managing a team, including hiring, excellent supervision skills and ability to coach others to achieve outcomes
    • Creating structures and opportunities that assist and empower students to take initiative and ownership for their communities
    • Building relationships with leaders within education or the nonprofit space
    • Developing and/or implementing a strategic plan, including reporting and tracking data
    • Management of multiple projects while maintaining quality

What You ll Bring to the Job

  • Keen organizational and management skills that will continue to unify our team
  • Familiarity with higher education and campus settings
  • A passion for working with emerging adults and investing in their growth as Jewish leaders, a commitment to pluralism, and a belief in the potential of every college student to grow as a leader and as a person
  • An awareness of your unique Jewish knowledge and experiences and ability to serve as a role model inspire others to be on a Jewish journey
  • Self-motivation and deep willingness to take risks, get creative, be a forward thinker, and think outside the box for the sake of strengthening the organization in partnership with all stakeholders
  • 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. The salary range for this role is $55,000-$65,000
  • 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
  • A work community that values professional growth and personal balance
  • Travel regionally and abroad, particularly to Israel
  • Plenty of Hillel swag

About Hillel at Arizona State University

Hillel at Arizona State University serves approximately 3,500 students located at four ASU campuses in the greater Phoenix metro area. We are on an exciting growth trajectory and have found success by prioritizing holistic support for students interests and needs in college and beyond. Located in Tempe, AZ, we are in close proximity to Phoenix, AZ, and Scottsdale, AZ, and all three cities provide affordable housing opportunities among thriving young professional communities. The area offers the amenities of a metropolitan area alongside a beautiful desert environment, with an average of 299 sunny days/year. Phoenix offers outstanding theater and concert venues, professional sports teams, great art, archaeology, hiking, and world class golf courses and resorts. Phoenix has a well-established and vibrant Jewish community, with a Jewish population well over 100,000; you ll find a wide variety of synagogues, Jewish preschools, day schools, community centers, kosher food and a strong network of Jewish educational, cultural and social services.

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 Arizona State University 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.

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