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October 21, 2014 | 27th Tishrei 5775

Roswell Fellowships Project Manager (New York)

The Roswell Fellowships seek to inspire, nurture and engage young adults from the Reform Movement in North America, Israel and Eastern Europe as leaders and change agents, who are committed to global Jewish peoplehood, Reform Judaism and Israel. The Roswell Fellowships Project Manager at the URJ plays a key role in the overall implementation of the initiative. Working in partnership with the Director of Israel Engagement for the URJ, the URJ's Senior Shlicha, the Youth staff, and URJ staff, the Roswell Fellowships Project manager is responsible for supporting the implementation of a broad range of programs, and is tasked with managing the administrative and logistical aspects of these programs including, but not limited to, communication, logistics, and evaluation. In addition, the Roswell Fellowships Project Manager will assist in connecting these programmatic initiatives with other Youth Engagement efforts. The URJ is seeking an organized, charismatic, and educationally-minded person to serve for a full time position. The Roswell Fellowships Project Manager reports to the URJ's Director of Israel Engagement.

Key Areas of Responsibility: Roswell Fellowships, Israel Engagement initiatives.

Roswell Fellowships:
•    Administration: manage and provide logistical support for the fellowships and congregational initiatives:
o    Manage all communications with congregations, camp staff and fellows, such as support for initiatives webinars and throughout application processed.
o    Coordinate all aspects of in-person and on line training conferences for Roswell Fellows and Israel Engagement initiatives in North America and Israel.
o    Manage the calendar of the Roswell and Israel engagement initiatives
•    Communication: manage the strategy and content of communications of initiatives, working in partnership with URJ and the Youth Engagement communication teams, such as support for initiatives webinars, articles, blog posts and identifying opportunities for face to face engagement including support of Active Learning Networks.
•    Coordinating the evaluation process of Roswell Fellowships and Israel Engagement initiatives.
•    Complete all reporting requirements for project funder


The URJ seeks an organized, charismatic and educationally-minded person who has
•    Excellent organizational skills, attention-to-detail, accuracy, and ability to meet deadlines
•    Strong computer skills including programs in Microsoft Office excel, power point, and word
•    Excellent verbal and written English-language skills; Hebrew language skills a significant plus
•    Time management and organizational skills to manage multiple projects and relationships
•    Excellent interpersonal skills
•    Ability to work well in a team
•    An undergraduate degree in a related field, masters helpful.
•    Proven experience and expertise in experiential learning, program development, and implementation
•    Experience in teen leadership development, Jewish identity formation, Israel programming, Israeli-North American collaboration, and experiential education
•    Ability to and comfort working both collaboratively and independently


Please send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to careers@urj.org.

 
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