Campus Director

Oregon State University, Oregon Hillel Foundation

Role Overview 

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 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.  

Oregon Hillel seeks a visionary, dynamic and strategic leader with proven organizational skills to lead Hillel at Oregon State University in Corvallis,  as our Campus Director.  If you  are passionate about and committed to building vibrant Jewish life on campus, creating an expansive program of Jewish learning, celebration, community service, Israel and networking to serve Oregon State’s growing Jewish student community, and ready to engage and empower students to help drive and develop innovative initiatives on campus, and you committed to diversity, pluralism, inclusion and audacious hospitality, then look no further! As the campus director at Oregon State, you will increase the level of involvement, excitement, and commitment of students in all aspects of Jewish life on campus and cultivate relationships with students, families, alumni, community stakeholders and University partners in support of Hillel’s mission.  

What You’ll Do

  • Set a vision and strategy for Jewish engagement, leadership,  and empowerment by inspiring students to develop their Jewish journeys and identities
  • Provide Israel awareness, education and advocacy and promote student connections with Israel
  • Develop relationships and collaborative strategies to engage  students, alumni, families and supporters
  • Direct programming, activities, budgeting, fundraising and develop university partnerships
  • Serve as a mentor to students, assist in helping students create programs/events when possible
  • Supervise student Interns & student leadership board
  • Have confidence in your Jewish knowledge and bring your experiences to inspire students as they navigate their Jewish journey
  • Commitment to work both independently and collaboratively with all partners and stakeholders

What You’ve Accomplished

  • Minimum 5-7 years of relevant professional experience as a Hillel professional or Jewish communal professional, college student activities or young adult community
  • Bachelor’s degree required; advanced degree a plus

What You’ll Bring to the Job

  • Passion, dedication and commitment
  • High level of emotional intelligence
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills
  • Strong foundation of Jewish knowledge, values, history and practice
  • Experiential education and community organizational skills and experience
  • Familiarity with Jewish communal, campus, student life and higher education agenda
  • Entrepreneurial and innovative spirit
  • Success and achievement oriented; determination and tenacity
  • Excellent time and project management skills
  • Commitment to personal and professional excellence
  • Competence with social media, technology, computer and database management
  • Strong work ethic, ability to problem-solve and take risks
  • A strong entrepreneurial spirit.
  • Things may not always go according to plan, but you must be willing to take risks and learn from your wins as well as your losses.
  • Confidence initiating and running programs, and comfort asking questions.
  • Creative problem-solving, proactive communication, and collaboration.
  • Excellent proven written and oral communication skills.

What You’ll Receive

  • Competitive salary in the non-profit marketplace. The salary range for this role is $70,000 - $80,000
  • A comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance, Group Supplemental Retirement Annuity (GSRA), pension plan, life insurance, Long Term Disability (LTD), Flexible Spending Plan, unlimited (unaccrued) vacation medical leave, and parental leave.
  • Great professional development, mentoring, and skill-building opportunities.
  • Travel regionally and abroad, particularly to Israel. 

About Oregon Hillel

Since 1993, the Oregon Hillel Foundation has served as the Jewish home away from home for the 1,600 Jewish students at the University of Oregon, and as of the Fall of 2014, at Oregon State University. Oregon Hillel is deeply committed to the  design thinking process to become more user-centric and to reimagine what Jewish life can look like on campus and beyond. Oregon Hillel is a data-driven team committed to thinking big and being proactive to create new and exciting opportunities to invest in our students' ideas and empower them to activate their community.  

Corvallis, OR is truly a special place:

  • People come from all over the world to attend Oregon State- a land, sea, and air grant school with well-known engineering programs. 
  • Corvallis ranked 3rd in the 100 best places to live in the entire United States in 2018. It is filled with community, excellent medical care, and top-notch public schools. There is little traffic, it's much more affordable than metropolises, people are extremely kind, and it is very safe. There is plenty of local farm to table food, a farmers market, and in-town brewed cider, beer, and spirits. What makes it a great place to live and work as a professional is the high average level of education (highest in the country), great people, and many outdoor activities. It is a beautiful place to live.
  • You will be located in the middle of the Willamette Valley, close to the cities of Portland, Eugene, and the Oregon coast, the rivers of the high desert of Bend and the Cascade Mountains. There are excellent winter and summer sports available year round. Corvallis itself boasts a large amount of hiking and bike paths.  
  • The University is also home to the Oregon State Beavers, who field exciting teams in football, baseball, basketball, softball, track and field, and others.  Wearing a hat or tee-shirt emblazoned with a Beaver will bring you a “Go Beavs” from other fans around the world.

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.

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 is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an accepting and inclusive environment for all.

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