Campus Director, Hillel @ North Carolina State University

Job Type

Part Time




Chapel Hill
North Carolina
United States


For over 90 years, college students have been coming to Hillel as a place to call home and strengthen their connection to Jewish life. Join the North Carolina Hillel team as the Hillel @ North Carolina State University Campus Director and help enrich the lives of Jewish students and guide the exciting trajectory of this rapidly growing Hillel.

The successful candidate will be a self-starter and skilled multi-tasker who will partner with students, colleagues, faculty and staff, alumni, parents and community leaders to drive Hillel's mission, values and goals.

The Campus Director reports to the Director of Statewide Initiatives.

What You'll Do:

  • Partner with the Director of Statewide Initiatives and the Executive Director to hone and implement Hillel's Jewish vision at NC State.
  • Build relationships with students from diverse backgrounds through meaningful conversations and by creating connections to opportunities to participate in Jewish life on campus.
  • Identify and mentor potential student leaders and support them in creating vibrant Jewish life.
  • Guide students as they explore their Jewish identities and build a warm, welcoming Jewish campus community.
  • Oversee and support student visioning and implementation of a calendar of dynamic Jewish engagement opportunities and programming.
  • Collect and manage campus data for student engagement and fundraising.
  • Manage the Hillel Center at NC State.
  • Identify development opportunities and create pipelines for donor cultivation, solicitation and stewardship.
  • Develop and strengthen strategic relationships with university administrators, faculty and staff, and community stakeholders, including the Raleigh-Cary Jewish Federation, synagogues, and local lay leaders.

What You've Accomplished:

  • Bachelor's degree required; Master's degree preferred. Formal or informal Jewish education preferred.
  • 3+ years of relevant work experience.
  • Proven success in community building and outreach, and previous experience in program visioning and implementation.
  • Training and experience in administration and development/fundraising are desirable, as is experience in Israel.

What You'll Bring to the Job:

  • Self-motivation and the ability to work independently.
  • A commitment to creating an inclusive, vibrant and pluralistic Jewish community.
  • An approachable, dynamic, engaging personality with outstanding interpersonal skills.
  • Strong oral, written and non-verbal communication skills.
  • An attitude of proactive communication and collaboration across offices and agencies.
  • An ability to manage logistics and multiple tasks with competing deadlines.
  • A strong entrepreneurial spirit. Things may not always go according to plan, but you must be willing to take risks and learn from your wins, as well as your losses.
  • A knack for creative problem-solving.
  • Energy, a sense of humor, resilience and flexibility.

What You'll Receive:

  • Competitive salary in the non-profit marketplace. The salary range for this role is $50,000-$55,000.
  • 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.
  • Flexible work hours.

About North Carolina Hillel and North Carolina State University:
From its flagship at UNC-Chapel Hill, North Carolina Hillel serves students across the state with staff on five campuses, focusing on North Carolina's public universities. In Hillel International's 2016 survey of over 10,000 North American Jewish college students, North Carolina Hillel ranked as the #4 most impactful Hillel.

Hillel @ NC State has grown incredibly since it first added half-time staff in 2014, accelerated by the opening of the first Hillel Center @ NC State in March 2017, located on the most highly foot-trafficked block of Hillsborough St. We expect to engage over 130 students in the 2017-18 school year, a 63% increase since 2012-13; of those, we expect to engage at least 60 six or more times, a 140% increase, and at least 45 through High-Impact engagements, a 463% increase.

About Raleigh:
Raleigh, known as “The City of Oaks,” is the capital of North Carolina. It is one of the fastest-growing cities in the country and regularly places towards the top of national “quality of life” and “best place to live” rankings. Lively, smart and unexpected, Raleigh's historic landmarks and burgeoning cosmopolitan offerings in a one-of-a-kind capital setting make it a “can't miss” cultural and entertainment center of the Southeast.

Raleigh, located in an area known as the Triangle (Raleigh/Durham/Chapel Hill), is also a great place to be Jewish. The Jewish population is growing rapidly and behaves like a community much larger. This vibrant Jewish community includes nine congregations (including Reform, Conservative, Orthodox, Reconstructionist and Humanistic), a Jewish Community Center in Durham (and a new one currently being built in Raleigh) and The Lerner Jewish Community Day School in Durham. Moreover, the Jewish federations located in Durham-Chapel Hill, Raleigh-Cary, Greensboro and Charlotte work together to form a strong connection across NC.

About North Carolina State University:
Since its founding in 1887, North Carolina State University has sought to open the doors of higher education to all of North Carolina, and to transform the state by developing and dispersing an understanding of agricultural and mechanical sciences. With more than 34,000 students and nearly 8,000 faculty and staff, North Carolina State University is a comprehensive university known for its leadership in education and research, and globally recognized for its excellence in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

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 students that foster an enduring commitment to Jewish life, learning, and Israel and train them to become the next Jewish leaders.

North Carolina 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.

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Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

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