Engagement Coordinator-Boston University Hillel Foundation

Job Type

Part Time




United States


Make your mark on Jewish student life by joining Boston University Hillel as the Engagement Coordinator. You will build one-on-one relationships with students, support awesome events around campus, and help inspire students to make a commitment to Jewish life. Boston University is home to one of the largest undergraduate Jewish populations in the world, with well over 3,500 Jewish students.

BU Hillel's mission is to inspire, educate, and empower BU students to lead meaningful and joyous Jewish lives. Our vision strives to ensure every student makes an enduring commitment to igniting their Jewish identity, activating community, and engaging the world around them. The Engagement Coordinator will be a key change partner in helping students across campus connect to our work through their passions. You'll wake up each day (or at least most) and be genuinely excited about creating an inviting place that inspires students to explore, experience, and create vibrant Jewish lives. This is so much more than your average 9-to-5.

What You'll Do:

  • Grow Hillel's capacity to meet engagement goals through detailed management and analysis of CRM Database.
  • Assist in increasing the quality and quantity of student 1x1's.
  • Work closely with Hillel's Campus Rabbi to build and execute an engaging semester plan for Friday Night Lights Shabbat program: building community through both religious and nonreligious programming.
  • Strengthen and support student leadership cohorts, such as: Student Board, Engagement Interns, and Religious Life Council.
  • Mentor students in their leadership development and life goals.

What You'll Bring to the Job:

  • Bachelors degree, 1-2 years professional experience or strong collegiate internships/fellowships experience.
  • Confidence initiating and running programs and comfort asking questions.
  • Ability to collaborate across teams both inside and outside of Hillel.
  • Excitement to continue developing your own relationship to Judaism.
  • Ability to build relationships with diverse demographics of college students.
  • Attention to detail in written/verbal communication and in active listening to students/colleagues.
  • Desire to motivate student leaders to engage their peers, deepen their Jewish identities, and think innovatively about program content and marketing.
  • Strong analytical skills in assessing and tracking data in CRM system.

What You'll Receive:

  • Competitive salary in the non-profit marketplace. The salary range for this role is $35,000-$40,000.
  • 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.
  • Possibility of exciting travel regionally and abroad, particularly to Israel.

About Boston University Hillel:
With over 3,500 Jewish students, Boston University hosts one of the largest Jewish undergraduate populations of all private universities in North America. Located in the heart of Boston, one of our nation's most historic and vibrant cities, BU offers remarkable academic, career development, and extracurricular opportunities for students. The 33,000 square foot Florence and Chafetz Hillel House is located at the epicenter of the Boston University's campus and is one of the most beautiful Hillel facilities in North America. The building houses a kosher dining hall, beautiful spaces for prayer and programming, and comfortable, inviting lounge spaces.

BU Hillel aims to serve all Jewish students, enabling them to make Hillel their own through multiple opportunities. Our Hillel is inclusive, pluralistic, and welcoming to all. Our programs, activities, and events serve as pathways for students to explore their connections to Jewish religion, Israel, history, and peoplehood. We strive to empower participants to examine their own Jewish identities, and to find a meaningful journey within the Jewish tradition.

Mission: Inspire, educate, and empower BU students to lead meaningful, joyous Jewish lives.

Vision: Every student makes an enduring commitment to ignite their Jewish identity, activate community, and engage the world around them.

Values: (KAVOD) Kind, Aspirational, Vivacious, Open, Diverse

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.

BU 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.

To Apply:
Apply at www.HillelJobs.com and include your resume and cover letter.

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Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply



To Apply: Apply at www.Hillel.org/Jobs and include your resume and cover letter.