Jewish Job: Yachad Seeking Program Director

Job Title:

Program Director

Organization Name:

Yachad, the Jewish Education Program for Teens

Job Type:

Full-time

Salary:

Based on experience

Deadline:

June 30, 2018

Job Summary/Description:

Join the staff of an amazing, innovative program for teens. Yachad’s Program Director will maintain a supportive and empowering Jewish educational program for all teens.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

In collaboration with Yachad staff, the Program Director’s responsibilities fall under the following categories:

Programming – Work to plan, develop, and implement innovative educational experiences for teens. The Program Director’s responsibilities include:

  • Program Hours: Serve at the direct program contact for Yachad. Manage overall quality of the educational experience for teens and faculty.
  • Faculty Management: Hire and supervise Yachad faculty, create faculty contracts, send faculty newsletter, assist with professional development on an individual and group basis, oversee grading and progress reports.
  • Curriculum: Assist and oversee faculty curriculum development, mapping and follow up – following the Understanding by Design model
  • Financial Management: Manage program-specific budgets.
  • Partnerships & Collaborations: Serve as a contact for both educational and experiential partnerships, including maintaining positive relationships, creating collaborative agreements, assisting with course development, and evaluating the partnerships and courses.
  • Special Programs & Experiences: Plan and coordinate special programs, including recruitment events, weekly dinners, current events and the Jewish lifecycle.
  • Media & Marketing: Social media & email marketing, website updates, communication with partner organizations.

Teens – The Director of Programming and Development will:

  • Serve as the director of teen life managing teens’ needs ensuring high quality of quality of satisfaction for teens at Yachad.
  • Actively recruit teens through both out-reach and in-reach.
  • Oversee teen Inclusion making sure that all teens receive a quality Jewish education.
  • Develop and create relationships with local youth groups, advisors and teens.

Experience and Qualification Requirements:

  • Three to five years of professional experience in the field of Jewish education. Master’s degree preferred.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills paying close attention to detail.
  • Comfortable in a collaborative work environment. Desire to be part of a dynamic team and a willingness to be a team player.
  • Professional and empathetic in interpersonal relationships.
  • Commitment to support and honor a diverse range of religious backgrounds.
  • Technologically literate.
  • Flexible.
  • Energetic.
  • Ability to think innovatively and creatively.
  • Has and appreciates a sense of humor.
  • Inclusion experience is a plus.
  • Hebrew proficiency is a plus.
  • This is an organization with room to grow and develop.

How To Apply:

Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and three references to [email protected]. Please visit www.yachadmn.org for more information about Yachad.