Director of Jewish Student Life
|Location:||The Oregon Hillel Foundation|
|Job Type:||Program Professional|
|Last updated:||3/26/19 10:12 AM|
Located in the heart of the Pacific Northwest, in Eugene, Oregon, Oregon Hillel serves as the center for Jewish student life at the University of Oregon and Oregon State University. Oregon Hillel is a user-centric organization that is focused on building relationships with students in an open and accepting pluralistic environment. We create a culture of quality, transparency, and respect, that empowers students to incubate and actualize their ideas and interests, expand and diversify their social networks, access valuable opportunities for professional growth and build the Jewish community that is relevant and exciting to their personal development.
The Oregon Hillel Foundation seeks an entrepreneurial go-getter to be the full time Director of Jewish Student Life, overseeing Jewish life at Oregon State University in Corvallis, OR. The Director will be motivated, energetic, and engagement-focused in their work as the sole full time Hillel professional at Oregon State. They will have the opportunity to build on the success of our part-time staff and join them in continuing to develop a flourishing Jewish student community at OSU.
This professional will support the work of the Jewish student leaders, engage students in meaningful Jewish conversations and experiences, expand the leadership pipeline and cadre of leadership students, and serve as a connector between Oregon Hillel and activities around the state and nationally. The Director of Jewish Student Life will report to the Executive Director of Oregon Hillel, who also supervises the part time Jewish Educator of the growing program in Corvallis. In its fifth year at Oregon State, The Oregon Hillel Foundation has created a core group of Jewish students who were otherwise under served and is now looking for a professional staff to provide ongoing support and leadership to help further develop Jewish student life on campus.
The Director of Jewish Student Life will work to empower students by providing them with tools and resources to create programs that energize Jewish life on campus. They will also work to build relationships with the University Student Life staff to help integrate Hillel into the broader campus context.
What you’ll do:
What you’ll bring to the job:
As the Director of Jewish Student Life, a typical day may include:
What you’ll own and how you’ll grow:
Outreach and engagement
Student Leadership Oversight
Core Programming & Administration
Supervision and Professional Growth
What you’ll get out of it:
About Oregon Hillel
Since 1993, the Oregon Hillel Foundation has served as the Jewish home away from home at the for the 1,600 Jewish students at the University of Oregon, and as of the fall of 2014 the 400+ Jewish students at Oregon State University. Oregon Hillel is a data driven team that is committed to thinking big and being pro-active to create new and exciting opportunities to invest in our students ideas and to empower them to activating their community.
Corvallis, OR is truly a special place:
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.
Oregon 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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