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About Hadar

Hadar is a growing intellectual and spiritual initiative for people who want a meaningful Jewish life, serious Jewish study, and engaging Jewish community that empowers Jews to create and sustain vibrant, practicing, egalitarian communities of Torah, Avodah, and Hesed.

Hadar’s voice, deeply rooted in Jewish texts and traditions, offers a creative response to contemporary questions and challenges. Hadar is a leader in the field of Jewish education and community building, engaging diverse populations in serious Jewish learning with curiosity, creativity and conviction.

Executive Administrator and Operations Coordinator for the Pedagogy of Partnership

The Pedagogy of Partnership reimagines Jewish education as being rooted in rich relationships. We teach an educational model that fosters a set of attitudes and skills to strengthen how we learn together and engage in meaningful conversation with others. In partnership with Hadar, we provide cutting edge training and coaching to schools and educational organizations across the country to revitalize the experience of Jewish education and strengthen its impact.

We are seeking a full time Executive Administrator and Operations Coordinator for the Pedagogy of Partnership (PoP) to support and strengthen PoP’s work. This person will be an integral part of our small and growing Boston-based team.

General Office Support

●      Research, implement, and manage systems to organize a growing organization including but not limited to:

  • Data maintenance, data migration, and data collection
  • PoP staff and program calendars and emails
  • Bookkeeping, finance activities, budget projections (in coordination with New York staff)
  • Purchasing and maintenance of PoP office equipment and supplies

●       Schedule appointments and organize travel arrangements for PoP staff including but not limited to:

  • Local accommodations for programs
  • Events schedule
  • Meetings and webinars with Pop school staff, coaches, and others

●      Schedule and ensure follow up for senior management

●      Maintain responsibility for email communication of senior management

●      Attend critical meetings and programs, as needed, drawing clear next steps and execution plans

●      Communicate regularly with Hadar’s New York staff and faculty to promote collaboration and transparency

●       Provide general staff support as needed

Program Support

●       Manage event logistics including but not limited to:

  • Identifying and coordinating with venues and vendors
  • Assisting with technology needs
  • Coordinating program on-site (this will require travel 3-5 times a year)
  • Booking and organizing local accommodations and travel arrangements for PoP participants

●       Liaison with program staff in New York for New York based events

●       Format and organize program materials and oversee production of program binders

●       Assist with recruitment and application process for PoP programs

Communications Support

●       Oversee production of PoP newsletter and promotional videos

●       Update and maintain press folders with pictures and other materials

●       In collaboration with PoP staff, generate press releases and announcements about PoP programs and events 

●       Assist with written materials including drafting, editing, and proofreading of emails and program descriptions, and format materials for presentation

●       Function as the initial point of contact for PoP

●       In collaboration with PoP directors, manage communications with PoP schools

●       Maintain social media and web presence with Facebook postings and website updates

Qualifications

We seek an executive administrator who is passionate about PoP’s mission and has office management experience and experience successfully coordinating programs.

●        Detail oriented with an ability to learn and utilize systems effectively including, but not limited to, Salesforce and Google Drive.

●        Organized. Can manage and organize a virtual office.

●        Excellent written and oral communication skills.

●        A strong track record as an implementer who thrives on managing a variety of projects concurrently through creative problem solving.

●        Self-starter⁠—is able to work independently.

●        Enjoys creating and implementing new systems.

●        Flexible work style, with the ability to work under tight deadlines and with shifting priorities.

●        Sense of humor.

●        Familiarity with and/or expertise in Jewish texts (in Hebrew) and/or education a plus.

●        Must live in Greater Boston area.

Please apply by submitting an application through the form below.

$40-$50k salary commensurate with experience.

$40-$50k salary commensurate with experience 

Director of Moot Beit Din Programs

Hadar Institute is a growing intellectual and spiritual initiative for people who want a meaningful Jewish life, deep Jewish study, and engaging Jewish community.

Hadar has assumed responsibility for operating two Moot Beit Din programs. The high school and collegiate Moot Beit Din programs will run with the full financial support of the Maimonides Fund. The High School program will run in coordination with Prizmah. The Collegiate program will continue this year at the founding campus, Princeton’s Center for Jewish Life. The cornerstone of each program is an in-person Shabbaton and competition. The Director of Moot Beit Din will oversee these two programs on behalf of the Maimonides Fund. 

We are seeking a top leader and educator to become the director of the Moot Beit Din Programs. The ideal candidate is an experienced Jewish educator with excellent project management skills and a passion for making Jewish wisdom relevant to high school and college students. We are looking for someone  self-driven, flexible, and results-oriented who excels at relationship building.

Core Responsibilities: 

The Director of Moot Beit Din is responsible for overall vision, strategy, and execution of two Moot Beit Din programs. The Director will:

  • Design and manage a college student committee and a Prizmah-affiliated committee representing a selection of Day Schools, each of which will serve to meaningfully engage student participants, market the Moot Beit Din programs, take leadership roles at the convenings and in planning, and provide input and insight regarding the design and implementation of the programs.
     
  • Oversee budget and all logistical elements of the Shabbaton and competition, in consultation with any relevant partners (e.g., the student committee, administration of any host institution(s), etc.).
     
  • Develop an annual case and resource packets for each program, in serious consultation with Hadar faculty, the college student board, Prizmah-affiliated board, and the Maimonides Fund.
     
  • Work closely with the current program providers (Prizmah for the high school program and Princeton Center for Jewish Life / Hillel for the collegiate program) to ensure a smooth transition and continued working relationships.
     
  • Design and implement comprehensive recruitment strategy engaging teams for both programs, and serve as the primary contact for all participants and school administrators.
     
  • Coordinate the diverse, multi-denominational judges panel for both programs.
     
  • Teach content relevant to the Moot Beit Din annual case in order to support and enrich the experience. This will include online and in-person classes for high-school teachers and college students, including some travel to be determined. These classes/learning opportunities will be designed for the purpose of, and relate directly to, the case study and the Moot Beit Din programs.
     
  • Communicate regularly with Maimonides Fund on strategy.
     
  • Ensure continual program improvement, including overseeing collection of data, implementation of program evaluations, and maintaining records to continually improve Moot Beit Din to position each program for growth and success into the future.
     
  • Supervise Moot Beit Din Program Administrator.

Qualifications:

To direct these programs, Hadar seeks an experienced educator who is passionate about helping high school and college students apply Jewish wisdom to contemporary questions.

  • Dynamic and thoughtful teacher of Torah. Experience with day school students or college students a plus.
     
  • Deep Jewish learner: Facility and comfort with a variety of Jewish texts, including biblical, rabbinic, and modern sources. Including facility in Hebrew.
     
  • Very strong project management skills, with the ability to work and think at both the strategic and tactical levels.
     
  • High energy with very strong interpersonal skills. Someone who enjoys meeting new people and working with people from a variety of backgrounds.
     
  • A strong track record as an implementer who thrives on creative problem solving.
     
  • Self-starter, able to work independently in a fast-paced environment, and entrepreneurial; enjoys creating and implementing new initiatives.
     
  • Ability to learn and utilize systems effectively including but not limited to Salesforce and Google Drive.
     
  • Knowledge of Jewish educational landscape a plus.

The Director of Moot Beit Din programs will report to Hadar’s Director of National Learning Initiatives. 

Position is ideally based in New York City or Washington D.C.; however, strong candidates who seek to work remotely will be considered. Some travel is required. 

Competitive salary with full health benefits.

Please apply by submitting an application through this form: 

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