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.

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The following position are currently accepting application.




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.


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. 


  • 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.


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 Associate Director will guide a committee in choosing the theme, and ten topics that address the theme and deepen participants’ knowledge of Jewish values, culture, and life.  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  program development, marketing and recruitment, 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.”  


  • 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
  • Organize, publicize, and implement recruitment events such as “Sips” (tastes of Jewish learning) at local bars
  • Work with the Director of Faculty and Curriculum Development in hiring instructors, planning faculty meetings, and creating each year’s Eser 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
  • Identify and secure volunteer hosts for Eser groups in various locations
  • Assign instructors to groups according to various criteria (including geographic preferences and personal interests)
  • Set up and oversee registration processes and assign enrollees to groups
  • Plan special “off season” Eser classes and organize at least two all-group events 
  • Manage the Eser budget 
  • Attend to business-related functions (e.g., prepare hiring forms, POs, invoices, etc.)
  • Create and distribute participant evaluation forms and surveys; collect responses and prepare reports
  • Work with Hebrew College leaders to develop and execute a business plan for expanding Eser internationally


  • 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 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.



Steffi Bobbin
Director, Human Resources