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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.


Yeshiva Coordinator

Hadar is seeking a full-time Yeshiva Coordinator to manage the logistical needs of our New York City based Yeshiva programming, including support for admissions and recruitment, and assisting the Rashei Yeshiva.

The ideal candidate is self-driven, flexible, results-oriented and excels at multitasking. This person will be energized by a fast-paced environment and able to manage simultaneous projects. The Yeshiva Coordinator should enjoy event management, working with people, and be an enthusiastic professional able to build relationships with internal and external constituents. The appropriate candidate is excited to work in a vibrant and enthusiastic Jewish educational organization. This position is an opportunity to create real change in the Jewish world by advancing Hadar’s mission through our Yeshiva.

Job Responsibilities:

The Yeshiva Coordinator is based in New York City and reports to our Director of Operations.

This position is responsible for anticipating, coordinating, and executing all recruitment, operations and logistical needs of Hadar’s Yeshiva programming, and assisting the Rosh Yeshiva:

Yeshiva Recruitment and Admissions
  • Oversee Recruitment and Admissions for Yeshiva Programs
  • Coordinating all logistics of recruitment visits
  • Initial point of contact for prospective and admitted students
  • Managing the interview and admission process including scheduling interviews and communicating with students
Yeshiva Administration
  • Provide admin support for yeshiva in-person and virtual programming throughout design, implementation and review
  • Liaising with Hadar’s Program Operations Associate to ensure smooth operations of all programs held in the Yeshiva and working with the program team to plan for all space and supply needs
  • Ensure the day-to-day operational success of Yeshivat Hadar classes
  • Meeting facilities, food, and supplies needs
  • Managing student resources, information, and Toranut (chore rotation)
  • Managing all building and facilities needs including room set-up and managing orders and deliveries (involves regularly arranging wall partitions, tables, chairs and regularly lifting packages weighing up to 30lbs.) and ensuring organization of the space
  • This position will occasionally require working evenings and weekends with compensatory time to account for this
Support for Rosh Yeshiva
  • Directly manage communications of Rosh Yeshiva (email, meetings, phone calls, etc), both internal and external
  • Schedule and ensure follow up for Rosh Yeshiva’s responsibilities, appointments, and deadlines with an eye for big picture efficiency
  • Serve as support in preparing materials for lectures and classes
  • Organize travel arrangements for out of town speaking engagements or meetings
  • Additional tasks as required

Qualifications

We’re seeking candidates who excel in problem solving, are results-oriented, and have strong project management skills. You should have:

  • A commitment to meeting a high bar and getting things done with a focus on results (rather than getting immersed in the process)
  • Self motivation; Flexible and excited about thinking on your feet and anticipating needs
  • The ability to develop and maintain strong working relationships with and among a diverse group of stakeholders
  • Strong writing, editing, and proofreading skills
  • Ability to handle sensitive material while maintaining confidentiality
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications and Google suite
  • Familiarity with Google Suite and Microsoft Office

Benefits Package

The Hadar Institute offers its employees a comprehensive benefit package including Medical, Dental and Vision Care Benefits, Life and Long-Term Disability Insurance, Long-Term Care Insurance, and much more.

Time-Off Benefits

  • Paid Holidays, both Jewish and legal
  • Paid Personal Time
  • Paid Sick Time
  • Leaves of Absence

Salary

The salary range for this position is from $50,000 - $55,000.

Please apply by submitting an application through this form: 

Director of Hadar Chicago, Faculty Member

Hadar (www.hadar.org) is a growing intellectual and spiritual initiative for people who want a meaningful Jewish life, serious Jewish study, and engaging Jewish community. In keeping with our strategic plan, Hadar is poised to expand our work nationally.

The Director of Hadar Chicago will oversee all aspects of Hadar’s involvement in Chicago, building community, running local programing, and connecting individuals and institutions with Hadar’s national programing, as well as serve as a member of Hadar’s faculty. The Director will act as the face of Hadar with Chicago area community members, donors, and partnering organizations, and will represent Hadar at local and national events and conferences. This position will build relationships across the community, engaging people already in our Hadar network and reaching new community members.

The Director of Hadar Chicago will also represent Hadar as a teacher, both locally and as part of Hadar’s national programs. The position reports to the Director of National Learning, and will be a member of Hadar’s engagement and faculty teams. This person will be based in Chicago and will receive a relocation stipend if needed.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Serve as lead teacher for Hadar’s local ongoing classes
  • Programming and Engagement work in Chicago
  • Build local partnerships with Jewish organizations and individuals on the ground
  • Plan and execute local programs to raise Hadar visibility
  • Plan a slate of ongoing local classes based on demand
  • Member of Hadar’s Engagement Team, working also with the Program and Communications teams to build new engagement strategies within the local Chicago community
  • Recruit for/connect locals with Hadar’s full array of programs, including Project Zug, weeklong immersives, Hadar content (weekly divrei Torah, podcasts, books etc.)
  • Cultivate a development portfolio among Chicago community members in conjunction with the Development team
  • Track data to monitor engagement
  • Represent Hadar at conferences or programs locally and, occasionally, nationally
  • Represent Hadar at various teaching opportunities beyond Chicago
  • Serve as educator in various Hadar Immersive Programs, including 1-2 weeks of time spent in Hadar’s New York beit midrash

Qualifications:

  • Extensive experience within the field of Jewish education
  • Deep understanding of and enthusiasm for the mission and vision of Hadar
  • Experienced project manager, able to bring big ideas to reality while managing multiple projects simultaneously
  • Proven track record of establishing and implementing marketing and/or engagement campaign strategies with measurable results
  • Experience running successful programs -- in person and virtually through Zoom
  • Strong writing/editing and verbal communication skills with an eye toward detail
  • Team player with flexible, collaborative approach

Benefits Package

The Hadar Institute offers its employees a comprehensive benefit package including Medical, Dental and Vision Care Benefits, Life and Long-Term Disability Insurance, Long-Term Care Insurance, and much more.

Time-Off Benefits

  • Paid Holidays, both Jewish and legal
  • Paid Personal Time
  • Paid Sick Time
  • Leaves of Absence

Salary

The salary range for this position is from $90,000 - $100,000. Relocation stipend available as needed.

Application

Please apply by submitting an application through this form.

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