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Campus Advocacy Specialist - Hillel BC

JOB OVERVIEW:

Hillel BC is in search of an experienced and knowledgeable individual for the role of Campus Advocacy Specialist (Israel Education and University Relations Specialist). This is a new position for Hillel BC. This position requires a solid background in university operations, a knack for navigating university politics, and expertise in Israel education. This vital full-time role offers competitive compensation, comprehensive benefits, and some flexible scheduling.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Foster positive relationships and navigate university politics to advance Israel advocacy initiatives effectively.

  • Utilize your understanding of higher education operations to streamline processes and enhance the impact of advocacy efforts on campus.

  • Take charge of developing and implementing engaging Israel-focused educational programs for diverse student audiences.

  • Thrive in high-pressure situations, responding effectively to challenges and contributing to strategic solutions.

  • Develop and execute advocacy plans with a proactive approach to address obstacles and identify impactful engagement opportunities.

 

Requirements:

  • A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in a relevant field, such as political science, international relations, or higher education administration.

  • Proven experience as an Israel educator, demonstrating a deep understanding of Israel's history, culture, and geopolitical landscape.

  • Familiarity with higher education operations, policies, and procedures, with a track record of navigating university structures.

  • Ability to maintain composure and effectiveness under pressure, contributing to a positive and resilient work environment.

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, capable of clearly articulating complex ideas and engaging diverse stakeholders.

 

About Us: 

Hillel BC, affiliated with Hillel International, is a cornerstone of Jewish student life in British Columbia, offering educational, social, and advocacy experiences for young adults aged 18-30. Based at the University of British Columbia, we serve a wide range of campuses, fostering leadership and a sense of community, set against the backdrop of beautiful Vancouver. 

 

Hillel is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination and creating an inclusive environment for all. Join us in shaping the future of Jewish campus life! Apply now to become a beacon of positive change and Jewish engagement at Hillel BC. 

 

Email resume and cover letter to: info@hillelbc.com  or apply online here.

JOB OVERVIEW:

The Lead Campus Professional will work and strive to fulfill Hillel BC’s mission statement of promoting Jewish life on campus and beyond, providing a warm, welcoming environment where students, as well as non-students, between the ages of 18 to 30, are able to grow religiously, socially, and ethically.

The Lead Campus Professional will have the following responsibilities:

  • Fulfilling Hillel BC’s mission statement of promoting Jewish life on campus and beyond, providing a warm, welcoming environment where students, as well as non-students, between the ages of 18 to 30, are able to grow religiously, socially and ethically

  • Assisting the Manager and other staff in designing, budgeting and implementing all Hillel’s social, cultural, religious and Israel programs in the Lower Mainland

  • Maintaining and enhancing student database and contact information

  • Attending to the specific needs of Hillel BC’s satellite campuses (including but not limited to; Hot Lunches, Shabbat dinners, Holiday programming)

  • Assisting Hillel BC programming staff at UBC as requested

  • Attending and helping with events at the Victoria Hillel branch when needed.

  • Attending all Hillel BC programs and representing Hillel BC at community events

  • Assisting with development, event marketing and fund-raising initiatives organized by the students or the Board of Directors

  • Assisting with the regular website and newsletter communication pieces in conjunction with management staff as needed

  • Coordinating with students and staff on all aspects of Hillel BC operations, including implementing the needs of the student boards

  • Coordinating resources and assisting with city-wide programs with other Hillel BC staff

  • Promoting short-and-long-term Israel programs for MASA and Taglit-Birthright

  • Assisting with any assignments delegated by the Director of Student Life, Assistant Executive Director or the Executive Director related to Hillel BC’s business as needs arise

 

  • Salary range: $45,000-$51,000 annually

 

About Us: 

Hillel BC, affiliated with Hillel International, is a cornerstone of Jewish student life in British Columbia, offering educational, social, and advocacy experiences for young adults aged 18-30. Based at the University of British Columbia, we serve a wide range of campuses, fostering leadership and a sense of community, set against the backdrop of beautiful Vancouver. 

 

Hillel is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination and creating an inclusive environment for all. Join us in shaping the future of Jewish campus life! Apply now to become a beacon of positive change and Jewish engagement at Hillel BC. 

 

Email resume and cover letter to: info@hillelbc.com  or apply online here.

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