Taglit-Birthright Israel Engagement Coordinator - Maryland Hillel

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Taglit-Birthright Israel Engagement Coordinator - Maryland Hillel
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TheMaryland Hillel Taglit-Birthright Israel Engagement Coordinatorwill lead all promotion and recruitment initiatives for Maryland Hillel s Taglit-Birthright Israel program. S/he will plan, implement, and staff Israel trips in consultation with other Hillel staff and strategic partners. The Israel and Campus Engagement Coordinator will be a member of a national cohort of campus coordinators in the Combined Jewish Philanthropies of Greater Boston (CJP) IACT (Inspired, Active, Committed, Transformed ) Israel initiative. S/he will be supervised through Maryland Hillel and a full member of the Maryland Hillel professional team.
The Taglit-Birthright Israel Engagement Coordinator will work with students prior to their departure and upon their return from their Taglit-Birthright Israel experiences by developing activities to engage students in Jewish life at the University of Maryland, by encouraging them to become involved as leaders and participants in student-organized Jewish programming and groups, and by directing them to and facilitating their participation in existing Israel-related opportunities on and off campus.
The main goals for the Taglit-Birthright Israel Engagement Coordinator include:
Expanding the number of Taglit-Birthright Israel trip participants from the UMD campus through effective recruitment and marketing strategies.
Engaging Taglit-Birthright Israel participants in continued campus activities and Jewish life in the areas of Israel education/advocacy, social justice/community service, and Jewish life and learning; developing personalized follow-up and individual Jewish/Israel plans with Taglit-Birthright Israel alumni to deepen individuals connection to Jewish life.
Transforming campus Jewish life, with the Taglit-Birthright Israel participants as a core group through which others are engaged and brought into Jewish activities.
Self-driven and motivated, with energy and enthusiasm for Israel programming and travel.
Comfortable presenting in front of groups, outgoing and personable.
Excellent follow-through on projects with many moving parts, setting timetables and adhering to deadlines, and multi-tasking.
Prior travel experience in Israel, and a familiarity with Israel and Judaism.
Excellent organizational, written, and verbal communication skills.
Experience with Jewish education and outreach.
Knowledge of Israeli society and culture.
BA or equivalent.
Proven leadership skills, and the capacity for effective teamwork and group leadership.
This position is full time and includes a comprehensive package of health benefits, vacation and sick time, professional development and a competitive salary.
About Maryland Hillel
Maryland Hillel is a vibrant and extremely active Hillel, located on the College Park Campus, just ten miles north of Washington, D.C. The growth of Maryland Hillel in recent years, along with the exciting Jewish campus community, a large and vibrant staff team, and supportive university relations creates a wonderful work environment. With over 6,500 Jewish undergrad and graduate students, University of Maryland is one of the largest and most diverse Jewish campus communities in the nation.
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College Park, Maryland, United States
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