In May, Hillel President and International Director Richard M. Joel will leave the organization to become president of Yeshiva University. Hillel is seeking a new leader who will build on the strong structure established during Richard's tenure. The advertisement below outlines the key qualities sought by Hillel's search committee which comprises students, professionals and lay leaders.
Hillel: The Foundation for Jewish Campus Life
Hillel invites nominations and applications for the position of President, based in Washington, DC. Working with our stakeholders -- students, professionals, lay leaders and partner agencies -- the president serves as chief executive officer, responsible for conceiving, articulating and implementing Hillel's agenda as the world's largest Jewish campus organization.
Hillel seeks a dynamic, visionary, influential leader, a person of integrity, who will guide the institution to greater heights and build on the organization's highly successful base.
Preferred qualifications for the position include:
The position is open immediately. Applications and nominations are encouraged. Salary and benefits are attractive.
- An inspirational leader who shares the compelling global Jewish vision for Hillel and who is able to grow and advance it.
- An excellent communicator with strong interpersonal skills who can articulate that vision while motivating our stakeholders.
- An individual with a strong Jewish background, a commitment to a pluralistic approach to Jewish community, and the ability to serve as a compelling Jewish role model.
- A natural fundraiser able to increase the support of current investors and generating additional resources for Hillel at the local, national, and international levels.
- A skilled leader capable of guiding excellent personnel, helping them to successfully fulfill their responsibilities and to grow professionally.
- A team builder who can effectively bring together groups to work together in pursuit of common goals.
Applications: Applicants should send a letter expressing their interest in the position; their curriculum vitae; and the names and contact information of three references. References will not be contacted without the applicant's prior permission.
Nominations: Nominators should send a letter of nomination and, if possible, the nominee's curriculum vitae.
Applications and nominations should be sent to Mr. Charles Newman, Chairman, Hillel Search Committee, P.O. Box 3350, Ann Arbor, MI 48106-3350, or firstname.lastname@example.org.