Manager of Programming

Location: Hillel BC Society
City: Vancouver
State/Territory: British Columbia
Job Type: Program Professional
Last updated: 3/26/19 11:00 AM


Job Overview:

Hillel B.C. is looking for a community builder who is eager to inspire positive change in Jewish student life. The ideal candidate will be able to lead, manage, and mentor a team of programming staff that together will continue to create diverse avenues through which students can engage in Jewish campus life. This role is suited to an individual that is comfortable modeling positive Jewish Leadership while ensuring the planning and execution of Hillel BC’s programming across multiple campuses.

Reports to: Executive Director


What you’ll be responsible for:

As the head of our programming team, you’ll be:

  • Supporting the daily work and professional growth of Hillel’s programming team while serving as a resource and guide for the development of Social, Cultural, Religious, and Israel related programs.
  • Creating and overseeing the annual programming budget
  • Supporting our communication strategy by drafting, composing, and editing of written program material
  • Ensuring seamless communication flow between the programming team and the rest of the organization

As a senior staff team member, you’ll be:

  • Finding new opportunities to further Hillel’s reach and visibility on different campuses through relationship building and partnerships
  • Supporting our development efforts by taking part in the creation of fundraising material and events while assisting in grant-writing, as required

As a colleague and valued member of our organization, you will be:

  • Attending Hillel programs and representing Hillel at community events (this may include evenings, weekend, and holiday programming)
  • Ensuring Hillel continues to be a caring, diverse, pluralistic and welcoming Jewish home on campus


Employment Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • Minimum 4-5 years of relevant full-time work experience 
  • Proven track record of managing a dynamic and diverse team
  • Ability to collaborate and communicate across teams
  • A strong knowledge of Jewish history, holidays, customs and traditions
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Knowledge of the Hillel organization and its programs will be considered an asset
  • Willingness to travel throughout the province of British Columbia when required
  • Please note: In order to best serve the student population Hillel B.C. is open during all Jewish Holidays and approximately 2 Shabbats a month.


What You’ll Receive:

  • Competitive salary in the nonprofit marketplace.
  • A comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance and generous vacation time
  • Parking spot or transportation subsidy
  • Lots and lots of free food, coffee, and cookies
  • Great professional development, mentoring, and skill building opportunities
  • Plenty of Hillel schwag


About Hillel BC/Vancouver:

Hillel BC Society is located at the heart of the  UBC Campus and is part of the Greater Vancouver  thriving Jewish community. If you already live in Vancouver (BC) you know how great this city is. Not only does it offer the warmest weather (in Canada), but also provides endless opportunities to explore nature and the outdoors without venturing too far outside the city. Bike lanes, excellent public transportation, and great coffee shops give Vancouver it's West Coast vibe. Oh, and we forgot to mention this this beach is just minutes away from our Hillel:


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 BC 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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