Senior Jewish Educator/Campus Rabbi - Emory Hillel, Hillels of Georgia

Join Emory Hillel as our next Senior Jewish Educator/Campus Rabbi to animate and elevate the Jewish experience on campus. As a Jewish leader, you will provide leadership for the campus community through creating spiritual connection, relationship building, and informal education. The Senior Jewish Educator/Campus Rabbi promotes vibrancy in Jewish life through creative initiatives reflective of core Jewish values. In partnership with exceptional colleagues, you will encourage sustained engagement, make Jewish learning relevant and accessible, and spur innovative growth in ritual and prayer. This position reports to the Campus Director at Emory Hillel.

What You’ll Do:

  • Create content and manage our Jewish Learning Fellowship Program, with four cohorts of 40 students per year, to bring creative, meaningful, and relevant approaches to Jewish learning to students from a wide range of backgrounds.
  • Build personal relationships with students from diverse backgrounds through meaningful conversations and opportunities to participate in Jewish life on campus. A significant portion of these students should be previously uninvolved in Jewish life.
  • Recruit, mentor, and support student engagement interns in extending the reach of the community on campus.
  • Offer formal and informal educational experiences rooted in Jewish values to interested students of various backgrounds.
  • Serve as a thought partner with colleagues in envisioning creative opportunities for Jewish learning in a variety of program contexts.
  • Build a culture of Jewish practice for students, developing meaningful prayer and ritual outlets for Shabbat and Holidays.
  • Provide pastoral care services for students, staff, and lay leaders.

What You’ll Bring to the Job:

  • Rabbinic ordination from an accredited institution.
  • Experience in community organizing, campus work, youth movements, camping, or experiential Jewish education.
  • Proven success in community building and outreach, and previous experience in program visioning and implementation.
  • Expertise in leading complex conversations about Judaism and Israel in a way that is approachable and meets students at various points in their personal Jewish journeys.
  • A commitment to creating an inclusive, vibrant, and pluralistic Jewish community.
  • Creative problem-solving, entrepreneurial spirit, proactive communication, and collaboration.

What You’ll Receive:

  • Competitive salary in the non-profit marketplace. The salary for this role is $85,000-105,000.
  • An amazing work environment with passionate colleagues.
  • Comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, Group Supplemental Retirement Annuity, Pension Plan, life insurance, Long Term Disability, Flexible Spending Plan, generous vacation/sick time, and parental leave
  • Great professional development, mentoring, and skill-building opportunities.
  • This position is eligible for the JCP Benefit (Jewish Community Professional Tuition Grant). For FAQ and eligibility requirements please click on the link to learn more. The JCP Tuition Grant Program is for eligible Jewish Community Professionals that provides up to half off tuition to any participating, eligible Jewish day school in Atlanta.

About Emory Hillel, Hillels of Georgia, and Atlanta:

Emory Hillel, located at the beautiful Marcus Hillel Center, serves as the “center” of Jewish life on campus and is committed to creating vibrant and dynamic Jewish life for the hundreds of Jewish students at Emory.  The Marcus Hillel Center at Emory University, a campus of the Hillels of Georgia system, also plays a pivotal role in the greater Atlanta Jewish community which has more than 125,000 members and includes an extensive network of synagogues, Jewish day schools, and other Jewish communal agencies serving our warm, welcoming and diverse pluralistic Jewish community.

Atlanta is one of the largest cities in the United States and is the vibrant economic, cultural, educational, and civic capital of the southeast. It is home to some of America’s most iconic companies and enterprises including Coca-Cola, Delta Airlines, Home Depot, UPS, and the Center for Disease Control. It is a hub of technological innovation, entertainment, arts and culture, and higher education; as well as home to the Braves, Falcons, Hawks and Atlanta United FC. Major attractions include the Atlanta Zoo, Botanical Garden, Piedmont Park, High Museum of Art as well as historic landmarks such as the Carter Center and MLK Historical Park and Birthplace.

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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