Youth Director

HIR seeks a vibrant, creative, thoughtful leader to be an active and engaging role model for our youth.
The successful candidate will have:
- a background in Jewish communal youth leadership
- a successful history of employment in the field
- strong communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills
- the inclusive and empathic values of our community
- a love of Torah, tefillah, Medinat Yisrael and chesed

The position entails:
- Supervising Shabbat and Yom Tov morning groups for youth of all ages
- Designing, scheduling, and staffing engaging, educational and forward-thinking youth
- Recruiting, training and supervising Youth Department staff, include teen groups leaders
-Updating and enforcing policies regarding children’s safety and health, as well as inclusion of
children with special needs
- Managing Youth Department business (payroll, employee background checks, Youth
Committee meetings, department invoices and purchase orders, etc.)
- Attending weekly staff meetings and maintaining a regular presence in the building

The youth director will be supervised and supported jointly by the Senior Rabbi, Executive Director and
an active Youth Committee and will work collaboratively with the Program Associate.

Salary commensurate with experience.

Application Instructions

Job Summary

  • Duration: full-time
  • Benefits: paid vacation, sick leave, medical, vision, dental
  • Preferred Experience: Entry Level (0-2 years)
  • Preferred Degree: Bachelors
  • Job Posted: 2020-01-22
  • Times this job has been viewed: 276 times
  • Job is posted for: 60 days
  • Job Categories: Director, Education - Other
  • Organization Type: Synagogue
Job Location
Hebrew Institute of Riverdale - the Bayit
3700 Henry Hudson Pkway
Bronx , New York 10463


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