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Hillel Program Coordinator

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Position Details

Position Information

Position Title Hillel Program Coordinator
Position Number S326
Department Chaplains
Regular/Temporary Temporary
Full-Time, Part-Time Part Time
Months per year 9
Benefits Eligible No
Physical Class Twenty pounds or less

Job Duties

Job Purpose

Claremont University Consortium at the Claremont Colleges is looking for an energetic and flexible Hillel Program Coordinator who will report directly to the Jewish Chaplain/Hillel Director. The Program Coordinator will provide programmatic, logistical and administrative support to the Chaplain specific to Hillel related activities, programs, and operations.

The Program Coordinator, under the direction of the Jewish Chaplain/Hillel Director, will assist and support all aspects of Jewish student life at The Claremont Colleges. The Program Coordinator will place specific emphasis on creating and empowering student leaders so that they can create a vibrant, diverse and innovative array of experiences for Jewish students at the Claremont Colleges.

Essential Functions

The incumbent performs these essential duties and responsibilities.
• Logistical support and attendance of most programs which may occur on evenings, weekends, and Jewish holidays
• Publicity and marketing of programs (including e-mails, flyers, newspaper, calendars, brochures, website, Facebook, RSVPs)
• Student engagement tracking
• Parent, Alumni, and Donor relations/communications
• Reconciliation of expenses, as well as expense tracking and monitoring
• Assist with program conceptualization and creation with students and staff
• Development and coordination of programs targeting Jewish students of The Claremont Colleges, including graduate students
• Other duties as assigned


Required Education Summary

The following qualifications must be met in order to meet the requirements:
Minimum education requirement is bachelor’s degree

Preferred Education


Required Experience Summary

Minimum years of relevant work experience is 1

Preferred Experience Summary

Knowledge and Critical Skills

Required Knowledge and Critical Skills

This position must possess the knowledge, skills and abilities to be able to successfully perform the essential functions of the job or must be able to demonstrate how the essential functions will be performed (with or without reasonable accommodation) using other knowledge, skills and abilities not listed below:
• Flexible, organized, creative, energetic spirit
• Experience working with undergraduate and graduate student population
• Commitment to Jewish pluralism,
• Excellent planning, communication, and interpersonal skills
• Capable of working both independently and as part of a team and have the ability to prioritize and handle multiple assignments
• knowledge of Jewish culture and customs (including kashrut, or willingness to learn)
• experience with web or graphic design a plus

Preferred Knowledge and Critical Skills
Work Schedule

The position requires approximately 15 hours per week, and are irregular and flexible based on the candidate’s availability. Many programs and events occur on evenings, weekends, and Jewish holidays.

Eeo Statement

This job description defines the essential job duties of this position. Claremont University Consortium expects that employees hired for this position can perform the essential functions of this job without imposing risk of substantial harm to the health or safety of themselves or others. It may also include marginal functions, generally defined within Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).


This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this position. When duties and responsibilities change and develop, Claremont University Consortium will review this job description and make changes of business necessity.

Special Instructions to Applicant

Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents