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About Hadar

Hadar is a growing intellectual and spiritual initiative for people who want a meaningful Jewish life, serious Jewish study, and engaging Jewish community that empowers Jews to create and sustain vibrant, practicing, egalitarian communities of Torah, Avodah, and Hesed.

Hadar’s voice, deeply rooted in Jewish texts and traditions, offers a creative response to contemporary questions and challenges. Hadar is a leader in the field of Jewish education and community building, engaging diverse populations in serious Jewish learning with curiosity, creativity and conviction.


Director of Hadar’s Children and Families Division

Hadar seeks a Director of the Children and Families Division. The Director will create and implement a comprehensive strategy for expanding and growing Hadar’s C&F Division, bringing to life Hadar’s ambitious and exciting vision for families. We seek an experienced Jewish education professional, with a sophisticated, collaborative, and creative approach; someone who excels at project management and engagement. This position will play a key role in producing and distributing Hadar’s C&F content in an effort to bring these resources to more families. The Director will work closely with the development team to maintain a fundraising portfolio for the C&F Division. This position will directly supervise the C&F Program Manager, and will work closely with many other teams in Hadar: Content, Communications, Engagement, Program, Development and Faculty.

This position reports directly to the President and Rosh Yeshiva and is based in New York.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement comprehensive strategy to expand the work and reach of the C&F Division
    • Work closely with Rashei Yeshiva and executive team to set priorities and annual goals to work towards Hadar’s vision and mission
    • Cultivate and manage strategic partnerships
    • Manage C+F budget
    • Directly supervise team (Children and Families Program Manager, future full time hires, and part-time teachers and contributors)
  • Program
    • Manage growing portfolio of C&F programs, including setting annual calendar and goals and conducting regular program assessment and adjustments
    • Oversee growth of Hadar’s Tutoring Network
  • Content
    • Oversee the production of all C&F materials from the idea phase to distributable product, working closely with our Content team
  • Marketing and Engagement
    • Create engagement and recruitment strategy to meet numbers targets, working closely with engagement and communications teams
    • Develop content marketing strategy for C&F materials
    • Oversee brand management, including web marketing and production of brochures, merchandise and collateral
  • Engage C&F donors and liaise with the Development team to meet fundraising goals

Qualifications:

  • Extensive experience within the field of Jewish education working with kids and families
  • Deep understanding of and enthusiasm for the mission and vision of the Children and Families Division at Hadar
  • Experienced project manager, able to bring big ideas to reality while managing multiple projects simultaneously
  • Experience running successful programs -- in person and virtually through Zoom
  • Proven track record of establishing and implementing marketing and/or engagement campaign strategies with measurable results
  • Strong writing/editing and verbal communication skills with an eye toward detail
  • Team player with flexible, collaborative approach

Benefits Package

The Hadar Institute offers its employees a comprehensive benefit package including Medical, Dental and Vision Care Benefits, Life and Long-Term Disability Insurance, Long-Term Care Insurance, and much more.

Time-Off Benefits:

  • Paid Holidays, both Jewish and legal
  • Paid Personal Time
  • Paid Sick Time
  • Leaves of Absence

Salary:

The salary range for this position is from $90,000 - $100,000.

Please apply by submitting an application through this form: 

Strategic Assistant

Hadar is seeking a full-time Strategic Assistant to maximize the efficacy of the organization’s senior leadership and leverage their most valuable assets. We are looking for a strategic organizational thinker who will bring energy and self-motivation to this role. The Strategic Assistant is a team player, intentional, and organized professional with strong attention to detail. We are looking for someone who can thoughtfully manage schedules, draft and respond to emails in a timely fashion, help to set and monitor deadlines, and communicate effectively between the senior management and the rest of the staff and faculty, as well as external stakeholders and partners. The right candidate will see themselves as a part of the team, and is motivated by Hadar’s mission and values. This is a full-time position based in NYC.

Responsibilities:

  • Leverage communications of senior staff (email, meetings, phone calls, etc) to maximize potential of relationships, both internal and external
  • Communicate between senior management and Hadar staff/faculty regularly to promote collaboration and transparency
  • Schedule and ensure follow up for senior management’s responsibilities, appointments, and deadlines with an eye for big picture efficiency
  • Serve as support for senior management in preparing materials for presentations, lectures, and classes
  • Manage written materials including editing, proofreading, and drafting communications in the voice and style of the senior team
  • Prioritize correspondence between others and senior management
  • Organize travel arrangements for out of town speaking engagements or meetings
  • Manage weekly all-staff meetings
  • Serve as first point of contact for Hadar by managing communications via phone and email
  • Additional tasks as required

Qualifications:

  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced and creative work environment
  • Self-starter who can take initiative and work independently
  • Superb communication skills both for internal and external communications
  • Flexible work style with the ability to work under tight deadlines and with shifting priorities
  • Ability to manage and prioritize and follow through on a wide range of tasks
  • Strong writing, editing, and proofreading skills
  • Ability to handle sensitive material while maintaining confidentiality
  • Ability to bring good humor and positivity to teams
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications and Google suite
  • Proficiency in Hebrew preferred

Benefits Package

The Hadar Institute offers its employees a comprehensive benefit package including Medical, Dental and Vision Care Benefits, Life and Long-Term Disability Insurance, Long-Term Care Insurance, and much more.

Time-Off Benefits:

  • Paid Holidays, both Jewish and legal
  • Paid Personal Time
  • Paid Sick Time
  • Leaves of Absence

Salary:

The salary range for this position is from $50,000 - $60,000.

Please apply by submitting an application through this form: 

Camp Counselor/Programmer

Hadar is seeking to hire child care providers for a residential summer program in July to run a mini-camp for children ages 3-9 for children of faculty and staff in our larger yeshiva program, taking place this summer in a Covid-safe bubble. Camp will be divided into two groups, one group ages 3-5 and one group ages 6-9. Each group will have no more than 5 children. Applicants should have experience working with kids in all or some of this age range, be excited to be in an outdoor and shared living camp setting of around fifty people, and happy to be in an Jewish observant and egalitarian community for the summer. Work hours will be approximately 50 hours per week (including some evening and weekend hours) from July 6-July 29 (in addition to some lead time for planning and setting up).

Responsibilities:

  • Create and implement camp program including daily schedule and activities
  • Run camp group through the duration of the program ensuring childrens’ enjoyment and safety
  • Communicate with parents effectively as needed

Qualifications:

  • Experience in childcare/camp setting and program planning
  • Love for outdoor activity
  • Energetic and playful disposition
  • Experience in informal Jewish education a plus
  • Familiarity with Jewish life and rituals a plus
  • Training in cpr and first aid a plus

Salary commensurate with experience starting at $2,000. All meals during the program, and transportation to the site, will be covered.

Please apply by submitting an application through this form: 

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