Sr. Director, Jewish Education Department

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Who You Are and What You’ll Do:

You believe in our mission, and bring passion for experiential Jewish education and leading and developing others

You have demonstrated leadership, supervisory, and implementation experience, including strong management, communication, organizational, and analytical skills

You have a commitment and passion for making Judaism relevant and exciting

You are a skilled, successful leader, and manager who will lead in the following areas:
Building upon and leading the Moishe House vision for young adult Jewish education, including:
Leading the organization in continuing to develop its global Jewish educational philosophy and implementation

Being a thought leader in best practices for actively bringing Torah and Jewish enrichment to life for young adults

Fostering an atmosphere of religious pluralism throughout Moishe House

Actively writing and publishing articles, supporting the development of programmatic content, speaking in the community about the work Moishe House is doing, and creating Jewish Education Summits to explore future topics in Jewish education

Providing organizational management and business administration, including:
Managing a $2,000,000+ annual budget for Jewish education

Providing direct leadership and supervision for the following positions and their teams: Director of Immersive Experiences, Director of Jewish Service Learning, Associate Director for Jewish Education Retreats, and a Senior Jewish Educator

Leading the team that provides powerful immersive Jewish experiences for over 3,000 young adults annually, including developing a team of high caliber professionals by investing in their personal and professional growth and pushing them to exceed goals

Continuing to develop a comprehensive strategy for Jewish enrichment across Moishe House, taking steps necessary for Moishe House to become the global leader for convening immersive Jewish educational opportunities for young adults, and working with your team to implement that strategy

Providing oversight and setting annual and longer-term education goals for staff, community builders, and external participants, implementing measures for evaluation and analysis of the quality and strategy of Jewish experiences at Moishe House, and maintaining an accurate record of program and participant data, proactively analyzing data to identify patterns and trends, and acting on data, to enhance the participants’ experience.

Forming strong partnerships with key stakeholder organizations, engaging in ongoing relationship-building with funders (above $100,000 annually), prioritizing and responding to requests, and ensuring benchmarks are met for all proposals

You have a bachelor’s degree, with a minimum of 10 years full-time post-graduate professional experience, preferably in a related field. Advanced degree preferred.

You have a minimum of 5 years of full-time employee supervisory experience, including performance management, coaching, and development, and preferably managing multiple levels

You have extensive experience managing budgets and coordinating complex projects

You demonstrate a commitment to pluralistic Jewish community

You have experience working directly with funders and key partners

You want to work in a fast-paced, strategic, and energetic environment, and bring strong attention to detail, resourcefulness, and ability and willingness to learn quickly

You effectively demonstrate the Moishe Mindset: Be the Difference, Connect & Listen, Invest Wisely, Embrace the Unknown, Own It!, Value People, and Work Well, Live Well, and Have Fun!

You demonstrate the ability to learn quickly, adapt to the ever-changing environment, and have the proven ability to acclimate to new environments and contribute quickly.

Direct Moishe House experience as staff or community builder preferred

You are able to travel globally for immersive experiences, conferences and outside meetings on a monthly basis.

You have eligibility to work in the United States without employer sponsorship

The Fine Print:
The Sr. Director, Jewish Education Department is a full-time leader of the Jewish Education team, and requires weekday office hours plus occasional weekends or evenings, and occasional travel to complete job requirements.

We’re excited to be returning to a hybrid work schedule at our Hub Offices, where employees can choose to work remotely 2 days per week and collaborate in-person with coworkers the rest of the week (Wednesday will be a day we are all in the office together!). Employees will receive prior notice in advance of starting this new schedule.

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