Build Jewish community from the ground up as Engagement Associate at Hillel at Georgia Tech. The Engagement Associate drives the grassroots relationship-building engine that connects students to Jewish life, organizing meaningful, interactive program opportunities on the foundation of these relationships. In this role, you will mentor hundreds of students on one of the most exciting campuses in North America.
What You’ll Do
• Build relationships with 150 students each year, connecting them to Jewish community and identity
• Organize programming emerging from relationship-based engagement, including initiatives stemming from the student leadership team and Campus Engagement Internship
• Supervise a portfolio of Hillel club programming in specialty areas of interest to our students
• Mentor Hillel’s Freshmen Leadership Committee, building community among freshmen and developing Hillel’s future leadership
• Collaborate with colleagues in implementing our comprehensive engagement strategy and recruiting for core programs
• Serve the Jewish student population, comprehensively supporting their campus experience alongside our professional team
What Your Day-to-Day Looks Like
• Meet with students from different cohorts and demographics on campus to engage them, identify their interests and connect them to opportunities
• Meet with students to help connect them with leadership roles at Hillel
• Plan and execute interest-based programming in collaboration with student leadership
• Co-plan and lead engagement intern cohort trainings
• Recruit for immersive experiences including Birthright: Israel and Alternative Break trips
• Immerse yourself in the environment of the campus
What You’ll Bring to the Job
• 0-2 years of relevant professional experience. Bachelor’s degree required
• Success in relationship-building and mentorship
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and an accessible persona
• Strong base of applied Jewish knowledge
• Entrepreneurial spirit and willingness to experiment
• Solid time and project management skills with attention to detail
• Competence with social media and basic fluency with technology
• A commitment to pluralism, and a comfort with your own Jewish identity journey that allows you to model the same for emerging adults
What You’ll Receive
• Competitive salary in the nonprofit marketplace.
• A comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance, Group Supplemental Retirement Annuity (GSRA), pension plan, life insurance, Long Term Disability (LTD), Flexible Spending Plan, generous vacation/sick time, and parental leave
• Outstanding professional development, mentorship, and skill-building opportunities
• Travel for conferences and immersive programs, particularly to Israel
About Georgia Tech, Hillel at Georgia Tech, and Atlanta
Georgia Institute of Technology is one of the nation’s top research universities, distinguished by its commitment to improving the human condition through advanced science and technology. Georgia Tech’s campus occupies 400 acres in the heart of Midtown Atlanta, where more than 16,000 undergraduate and graduate students receive a focused, technologically based education.
Hillel at Georgia Tech is the hub for Jewish life on campus serving over 500 Jewish undergraduates and over 150 Jewish graduate students. Hillel’s biggest and most well-known program is Tuesday’s Bagel Break, which sees over 70 students on average! The student robust leadership team has over 30 student leaders engaged in creating fun, impactful programs on campus. From Birthright to Jewish Learning Fellowship, Onward and more there are unlimited ways to get involved with Jewish life on campus.
Atlanta is one of the largest cities in the United States and the vibrant cultural and economic capital of the southeast. It is home to some of the most recognizable brands in the world, including Coca Cola, Delta, Home Depot, and UPS. A fast-growing and scenic urban center, Atlanta’s social calendar includes numerous nightly opportunities spread throughout its character-rich neighborhoods. Atlanta is also home to extensive opportunities in Jewish life, with a Jewish population of more than 125,000. Its diverse pluralistic Jewish community, well-supported infrastructure, and social scene offer plentiful opportunities for personal growth.
About Hillel International
In 1923, Rabbi Benjamin Frankel started Hillel with humble means, a noble mission and a breathtaking vision: to convey Jewish civilization to a new generation. Today, Hillel International continues to enrich the lives of Jewish students and is the largest Jewish campus organization in the world at more than 550 colleges and universities across North America and around the world. As Hillel evolves as an organization, the mission remains steadfast: to create lasting connections with every Jewish student that foster an enduring commitment to Jewish life, learning, and Israel and train them to become the next Jewish leaders.
Georgia Tech Hillel is affiliated with Hillel International. Hillel International enriches the lives of Jewish students so they may enrich the Jewish people and the world, and envisions a world where every student is inspired to make an enduring commitment to Jewish life, learning and Israel.