Job posted by: Hillel: The Foundation for Jewish Campus Life
Posted on: July 9, 2014
We are looking for a creative and inspiring Director of Engagement at the University of Pittsburgh who will serve as the connecting point for our 1,700 Jewish students to engage with their Jewish identity. Under the supervision of the Director of Jewish Student Life for the University of Pittsburgh, the Director of Engagement is responsible for the overall vision, planning, management, and execution of The Hillel JUC's engagement portfolio to reach and connect with uninvolved students on the University of Pittsburgh's campus, in collaboration with the 6-person Program Team. The Director of Engagement assumes responsibilities for program planning and oversight, staff and student collaboration, and campus and community relations all as they specifically relate to Hillel's engagement agenda, particularly with students in Greek Life, first year students, and the Campus Entrepreneurs Initiative (CEI).
Creativity, flexibility, passionate, a sense of humor, excellent interpersonal, communication, and leadership development skills are essential. The Director of Engagement must be capable of working both independently and as part of a team, and have the ability to prioritize and handle multiple assignments. Candidates must have a bachelor's degree.
Overview of Responsibilities:
The Director of Engagement should expect to spend the majority of their work day on the University of Pittsburgh's campus with a significant presence in the Hillel office located at the William Pitt Union.
Outreach and Engagement:
Planning, Program Implementation and Education:
Marketing and Communication:
About The Hillel JUC:
Founded in 1951 and moved to its location in the award-wining 12,500 square foot Joseph Stern Building in 2001, the Hillel JUC of Pittsburgh (www.hilleljuc.org) is the foundation of Jewish campus life for approximately 2,500 Jewish undergraduates and an additional 2,500 graduate students and young professionals (ages 21-29) that are served through our nationally recognized J'Burgh program. (www.jburgh.org). While located at the crossroads where The University of Pittsburgh and Carnegie Mellon University intersect and 99% of our undergraduate student market reside, the Hillel JUC with a staff of ten dedicated professionals also serves a half dozen other universities around the city of Pittsburgh. Hillel JUC is affiliated with Hillel International. Hillel International enriches the lives of Jewish students so that 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.
Salary is commensurate with experience (2-4 years of work experience preferred). Hillel offers a comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, Group Supplemental Retirement Annuity (GSRA), life insurance, Long Term Disability (LTD), Flexible Spending Plan, generous vacation/sick time, and parental leave.
Preferred Start Date:
August 1, 2014
Please apply at www.jobs.hillel.org by clicking on "Current Openings."
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