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Founded in 1921 and located in Newton Centre, Mass., Hebrew College promotes excellence in Jewish learning and leadership within a pluralistic environment of open inquiry, intellectual rigor, personal engagement and spiritual creativity. Its programs include a rabbinical school, a school of Jewish music, a school of Jewish education, graduate degrees and courses in Jewish studies; community education for adult learners; and a supplemental Hebrew high school and middle school.

Nondiscrimination Policy

At Hebrew College, we work to create an open atmosphere of trust, honesty and respect. Harassment or discrimination of any kind — including that involving race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, citizenship, mental or physical disabilities, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other similarly protected status — is unacceptable. This principle applies to all aspects of employment, including recruitment, hiring, placement, transfer, promotion, layoff, recall, termination and other terms and conditions of employment.

The following position are currently accepting application.


 

DIGITAL MARKETING SPECIALIST - PART TIME

Hebrew College currently has a position available for a Digital Marketing Specialist to support multiple online marketing initiatives for the Rabbinical School at Hebrew College. This is a part-time, six-month temporary position, with the possibility of renewal.

This is an important position for the Rabbinical School marketing, communications, and recruitment functions, with primary responsibility for helping create, edit and repurpose video content for a campaign to Rabbinical School “influencers” (rabbis, Jewish educators and professionals who can spread the work about the School and suggest prospective students.) The position is also responsible for posting video content on the Rabbinical School’s website, blogs, and social media channels. The position involves storytelling, video and audio editing, project management and much more, all of which will require versatility, creativity, and a willingness and interest to jump in and make a difference.

Reporting to the Digital Marketing Manager, and also supporting the Vice President of Marketing, Marketing Communications Manager, and the Rabbinical School Associate Dean of Admission and Student Life, the Digital Marketing Specialist position is ideal for an enthusiastic individual contributor who brings a broad range of capabilities, is interested in growing his or her marketing experience, is ready to learn from a small group of smart and seasoned professionals, and who has a passion for delivering results that exceed expectations, often under tight deadlines. 

Primary Responsibilties
  • Enhance the Rabbinical School of Hebrew College’s online presence by overseeing the Rabbinical School’s website, blogs, and social media channels, including making regular updates and postings.
  • Videotape 6 Rabbinical School special events/days of learning in order to produce 6 compelling videos to disseminate to Rabbinical School “influencers.”
  • Review, edit and repurpose 10-15 existing video assets to be used in Rabbinical School “influencer” digital campaign.
  • Post video, audio and blog content on the Rabbinical School’s website and social media channels.
  • Quantitatively and qualitatively assess the effectiveness of the influencer assets and campaign.
  • Work on a team with Rabbinical School faculty, staff and the Hebrew College Marketing team.
Additional Responsibilties
  • Assist with maintenance and updates to the Rabbinical School website.  
  • Assist with proofreading, image editing, audio editing and blog posting. 
  • Working with the Digital Marketing Manager, use Google Analytics to assess the success of the influencer campaign
Requirements - Experience and Education
  • Bachelor’s degree required; concentration in marketing, journalism, communications, video editing. Video production or a related field preferred
  • Strong experience with video and sound production (production, editing, storytelling)
  • Mastery of video and audio editing software required
  • Working knowledge of, and a minimum of 2 years of experience with web applications and technology, ranging from basic web design to best practices 
  • Experience with content management systems
  • Experience with Google Analytics a plus
  • Experience and demonstrated success with social media channels 
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills (tweets, blogs, video scripts, etc.), able to create content well, including writing and editing
  • Knowledge of WordPress, HubSpot, PhotoShop preferred
Requirements - Personal Character
  • Entrepreneurial; ready, willing, and able to take on whatever is required, able to comfortably manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment, often under tight deadlines, with limited resources
  • Comfortable performing a wide variety of responsibilities both self-guided and as requested
  • Ready and able to make a significant contribution individually as well as part of a team, even when faced with a challenge that the individual and/or the organization has never faced before
  • Capable professional presence; comfortable interacting with a broad range of people including colleagues, faculty, students, and partners
  • A strong and demonstrated interest in doing; recognizes what needs to happen and steps in to accomplish it in a way that demonstrates capability
  • Interested in learning, growing, and stretching abilities and knowledge
  • Familiarity with Jewish customs and practices preferred, but not required
  • If you are a versatile contributor who is eager and able to jump into an exciting new marketing initiative for the Rabbinical School with a strong “can-do” attitude, we are eager to speak with you. 
This position is located at Hebrew College’s Newton Centre, MA campus.
Dedicated to building bridges between the academy and the community, Hebrew College offers diverse educational and cultural programs for youth, adults and Jewish professionals, and seeks to invigorate Jewish life through the following core values: Ahavat Torah: A Love of Learning, Areivut: Embracing Communal Responsibility, Elu v'Elu: Engaging Diversity, Yetzira: Fostering Jewish Creativity.
Hebrew College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume and link to video samples to:  sbobbin@hebrewcollege.edu

 


 

ME'AH ONLINE PROJECT MANAGER

Job Profile Summary

Hebrew College, located in Newton Centre, MA, currently has an open position for a Me’ah Online Project Manager.  This is a full-time position, funded by an annual grant.

Background 

Me’ah (Hebrew for ‘100’) is the acclaimed Hebrew College program that takes participants on a 100-hour journey through Jewish history.  Over the past twenty years, the program has afforded more than 3,500 adult learners a framework for understanding Jewish culture and civilization, enabling them to become part of a "conversation" that stretches over 3,000 years.

We aim to bring quality Jewish learning to adults across and beyond the United States.  While the “bricks and mortar” Me’ah program has been a great success, our online venture is still in an experimental phase.  The Me’ah Online Project Manager will carry forth the work of this past year, during which we designed and launched Journey Through the Bible (the first Me’ah module) Online.  This coming year we will be preparing for the launch of Journey Through the Rabbinic Period (the second Me’ah module) Online, as well as widely marketing free podcasts selected from the first online class, Journey through the Bible.

Reporting to the Director of Adult Learning, the Me’ah Online Project Manager will be responsible for utilizing digital channels for the College's communications, managing the execution of all digital communications including the Me’ah Online website, email marketing, and leveraging social media to enhance visibility. 

The position is ideal for an enthusiastic professional with a range of capabilities, who wishes to build on their marketing expertise, has knowledge of online platforms, and who has a passion for Jewish learning.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • To market and manage all aspects of the Me’ah Online facilitated course, Journey Through the Bible.
  • To manage the creation and marketing of podcasts taken fromJourney Through the Bible Online.
  • To manage the production and marketing of the new online course, the second Me’ah module, Journey Through the Rabbinic Period, together with a lead instructor, videographer, editor, and members of Hebrew College’s adult learning team.

The Me’ah Online Project Manager will also develop distribution channels by forming partnerships with other Jewish organizations.

The position involves writing (including preparing reports), editing,overseeing our Learning Management System and website functionality (including search engine optimization and search engine marketing), ongoing design and content development, content repackaging and repurposing, and maintaining the website and its multimedia features. 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing
  • A minimum of two years of experience in online marketing and web applications
  • Broad experience and demonstrated success with social media, with active participation in multiple key social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and LinkedIn 
  • Strong editing and proofreading skills
  • Experience using tools for online research and analyses, and in planning and executing online surveys and producing survey reports
  • Experience participating in various online communities and blogs, and building a base of followers.
  • Familiarity with national Jewish organizations
  • High proficiency with Microsoft Office, particularly Word and PowerPoint.

 

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to:  sbobbin@hebrewcollege.edu

Hebrew College is an equal opportunity employer.


ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF ESER

Temporary Maternity Leave Position in the Department of Adult Learning

Approximate Start Date:  February 1, 2017

 

The Associate Director of Eser oversees all aspects of an innovative program for adults in their 20s and 30s.  Eser (Hebrew for ten), features a new theme each year.  The temporary Associate Director will be in charge of recruitment and logistics for young adult learning groups across Boston that deepen participants’ knowledge of Jewish values, culture, and life that begin in March.  The Associate Director will ensure that participants of all backgrounds are welcome, and that the program grows, reaching ever wider audiences.  Part of the Adult Learning team, the position reports to the Director of Adult Learning at Hebrew College.
The successful candidate will be in charge of marketing and recruitment, supporting educators and volunteers, coordination of logistics for all classes and events, and strategic planning.  The Associate Director will work closely with a committee of lay leaders and Eser faculty, and will seek to expand the program through local partnerships and “community organizing.”  

 

Responsibilities

  • Develop and expand the use of social media, including Facebook and Twitter
  • Create copy for—and oversee the design and production of—print materials
  • Represent Eser at young adult and community events and meetings
  • Meet with key “young adult influencers” to increase awareness of the program
  • Work with the Director of Faculty and Curriculum Development in supporting instructors, planning faculty meetings, and fielding questions on curriculum
  • Work with committee chairs to plan constructive meetings and assign meaningful roles to 12-15 members who will serve as Eser ambassadors and leaders
    Oversee registration processes and assign enrollees to groups
  • Communicate with Eser participants and faculty on program logistics, group issues and social event opportunities
  • Create and distribute participant evaluation forms and surveys; collect responses and prepare reports
  • Manage the Eser budget 
  • Attend to business-related functions (e.g., prepare hiring forms, POs, invoices, etc.)

Qualifications:  

  • Master’s degree preferred
  • Ability to manage several projects simultaneously 
  • Proven strength in ability to attend to details as well as provide strategic vision
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of the Boston young adult Jewish community
  • Experience in leveraging social media to further program goals 

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to:  sbobbin@hebrewcollege.edu

Hebrew College is an equal opportunity employer.


 

PART TIME ACCOUNTING

Job Profile Summary

Hebrew College, one of the nation’s leading providers of Jewish education, has a position available for a Temporary Part-Time Accounting Associate.  Located in Newton Centre, the College trains clergy and educators, and features on-line programs that have a global reach; adult Jewish education, Hebrew language training, numerous degree and certificate programs, and supplemental Jewish education on Sundays for middle and high school students.
Reporting to the Business Office Manager, the successful candidate will work approximately 20 hours per week.

 

Background Primary Responsibilities:

• Mail student statements/invoices for various programs
• Prepare and send collection letters
• Various program billing, tracking, collection, and reporting functions
• Complete standard monthly journal entries
• Perform basic reconciliations
• Manage fixed assets spreadsheet
• Assist at front desk as needed
• Act as back-up for mail preparation
• Provide support to Business Office personnel
• Handle general filing
• Other tasks as requested

Essential Skills and Qualifications:

• Minimum of 2 year degree required,  preferably in accounting 
• Strong computer skills including high comfort level using Word and Excel, and integrated Accounting Systems  
• Basic knowledge of debits and credits
• Excellent communication skills --  in writing, in person and on phone
• Dexterity in handling multiple projects and meeting deadlines
• Ability to work cooperatively as a member of a team
• Effective in working cross-functionally internally and externally 
• Outstanding customer service skills
• Experience in a higher educational or non-profit environment is a significant plus

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to:  sbobbin@hebrewcollege.edu

Hebrew College is an equal opportunity employer.


CONTACT

Steffi Bobbin
Director, Human Resources
sbobbin@hebrewcollege.edu

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