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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 positions are currently available at Hebrew College:

Development Officer
 
Administrative Manager for Academics
 
Recruitment Coordinator, Prozdor and Hevruta 
 
Part Time Accounting Associate 
 

Development Officer

Job Profile Summary

Hebrew College, one of the nation’s leading providers of Jewish education, has a position available for a Development Officer for the Department of Institutional Advancement.  Located in Newton Centre, the College provides graduate degree and certificate programs as well as community education programs for youth and adults. 

The successful candidate will report to the Vice President for InstitutionalAdvancement of Hebrew College.

The key responsibilities for this position include:

  • Following up on gift pledges and running gift reports
  • Coordinating the administrative activities of the Development Committee, Gala Committee, and the CEO Forum
  • Administering the Stewardship Program within the Development Committee
  • Managing the New Donor Program
  • Assisting the Vice President for Institutional Advancement in the cultivation of new donors
  • Writing all departmental acknowledgment letters and notes to donors
  • Organizing the student thank you note process for donor fellowships and scholarships
  • Provide administrative support for the updating of the Department of Institutional Advancement  webpages
  • Conduct donor research

Skills and knowledge required to fulfill the job responsibilities:

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, with very strong working knowledge of Excel
  • Ability to learn new computer applications and systems quickly
  • Strong customer service and organizational skills
  • Hands on problem-solver
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Working knowledge of web and social media
  • Adept at working independently and as a member of a team,
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and meet deadlines

Education and experience required to fulfill the job responsibilities:

  • College degree required; Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Previous experience providing administrative support to a group
  • Detail-oriented; excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proactive team worker with ability to collaborate successfully with others 
  • Flexibility to work some evenings and weekends

 

Please forward cover letter, resume, a sample thank you note, and salary requirements to: sbobbin@hebrewcollege.edu.

Hebrew College is an equal opportunity employer.

 

Administrative Manager for Academics

Job Profile Summary

Founded in 1921 and located in Newton, MA, 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.

Currently, Hebrew College has a full-time position available for an Administrative Manager for Academics. The successful candidate will provide organizational, administrative, and project management support for the Chief Academic Officer (“CAO”) and Faculty of the School of Education and for various academic programs within Hebrew College as assigned by the CAO.

Responsibilities:

  • Managing database
  • Preparing reports
  • Act as liaison with faculty and students 
  • Assisting with technical support for online students and faculty
  • Advising students in accordance with their courses of study
  • Organizing administrative projects for educational programs as assigned by the CAO, including "T at Hebrew College" educational seminars, workshops, meetings, and events
  • Providing logistical support for conferences, meetings and seminars
  • Maintaining Shoolman Graduate School of Jewish Education Facebook Site 
  • Participating in rotation for Hebrew College reception desk coverage
  • Other tasks as assigned

Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of administrative, computer, and customer service experience to include ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks concurrently
  • Sensitivity and experience in working in academic environments
  • Excellent communication (written and verbal) skills, both in English and Hebrew
  • Strong computer skills with Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, Power Point
  • • Ability to quickly learn and become proficient in relevant modules of the College's Jenzabar campus-wide management system for the purpose of entering student and course data and generating reports as needed
  • BA degree preferred

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and résumé to: sbobbin@hebrewcollege.edu.

 
Hebrew College is an equal opportunity employer.

 

Recruitment Coordinator, Prozdor and Hevruta

Job Profile Summary

Hebrew College currently has an exciting position available for a Recruitment Coordinator for its Prozdor and Hevruta programs. 

Located in Newton Centre, MA, Hebrew College promotes excellence in Jewish learning and leadership within a pluralistic environment of open inquiry, intellectual rigor, personal engagement and spiritual creativity. We empower and inspire individuals to contribute their voices and vision to the Jewish community and to bring Jewish values to bear upon the critical issues of our time. 

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 seek 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. 

The Recruitment
Coordinator at Prozdor is responsible for coordinating all recruitment of new
students, in addition to helping to assist with marketing, messaging, and
outreach to partner congregations, schools, and organizations.

The essential
responsibilities/functions of the job include:

  • Recruitment data collection
  • Recruitment visits and outreach
    • Schedule recruitment presentations at area supplementary schools and day schools and make recruitment presentations
    • Develop a social media campaign to leverage tools like Twitter and Facebook, to spread the word about Prozdor
    • Build relationships with Rabbis, school principals, lay leaders, and school administrators to help build a cadre of Prozdor advocates
    • Schedule recruitment parlor meetings with parents to assist with recruitment Blog regularly about Prozdor events and news Attend community events to help promote Prozdor
  • Managing the admissions process
  • Administrative Team Involvement including, but not limited to: Assisting and staffing Prozdor trips and Shabbatonim as necessary
    • Teaching Prozdor, Makor and in synagogue-based programs as needed
    • Attending weekly Prozdor staff meetings and individual meeting with the Director of Prozdor Assisting with the management of website and communication tools
  • Develop lists of all Jewish teens currently enrolled in both day schools and supplementary schools to be used for recruitment purposes.
  • Identify teens engaged with other Jewish programming, i.e. camping and JCCs, who are currently not in formal learning programs

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and résumé to: sbobbin@hebrewcollege.edu.

The
Recruitment Coordinator for Hevruta manages the entirety of the recruitment
process for the Hevruta Gap Year program and collaborate with both American and
Israeli Shalom Hartman Institute staff on both recruitment and the Hevruta
program development and oversight.

The essential
responsibilities/functions of the job include:

  • Development of
    strategy and materials
    • Develop a
      recruitment strategy and budget in partnership with Hebrew College and Shalom
      Hartman leadership.
    • Oversee the
      development and distribution of marketing collateral
  • Program development
    • Facilitate
      institutional relationship between Hebrew College and the Shalom Hartman
      Institute, including, but not limited to, participation in three weekly
      meetings for Hevruta
  • Recruitment
    visits
    • Plan, schedule,
      and implement recruitment trips across the United States and Canada
    • Create and
      maintain relationships with individuals, educators, clergy, and Jewish
      communities on a national scale.
  • Admissions
    management
    • Identify
      prospects and build database of candidates, turning leads into applicants
    • Manage the
      organization and execution of the interview and admissions process
  • Retreat planning
    • Coordinate
      logistics of the Hevruta cohort’s August visit to Hebrew College and Boston

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and résumé to: sbobbin@hebrewcollege.edu.

Hebrew College is an equal opportunity employer.

 
 

Part Time Accounting Associate

Job Profile Summary

Hebrew College, one of the nation’s leading providers of Jewish education, has a position available for a 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.

Responsibilities include:

  • Mail student statements/invoices for various programs
  • Negotiate annual TMS contracts for various programs
  • Prepare and send collection letters
  • Maintain tuition cash receipts spreadsheets 
  • Prepare and report annual 1098-T reports
  • Various program billing, tracking, collection, and reporting functions
  • Assist at front desk as needed
  • Provide support to Business Office personnel
  • Other tasks as requested

Essential Skills / 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 applicants should submit a cover letter and résumé to: sbobbin@hebrewcollege.edu.

Hebrew College is an equal opportunity employer.


 
 

CONTACT

Steffi Bobbin
Director, Human Resources
sbobbin@hebrewcollege.edu

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