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November 23, 2022

Israel Program Coordinator

Salary: $30/hour
Part Time
Location: Israel

The Institute is looking to hire a part-time program coordinator in Israel who will assist the Executive Director in recruiting candidates for participation in Israel Institute programs. The position will initially be a “quarter time” position and pay an hourly rate of $30 dollars an hour. Most weeks, the position will require less than 10 hours but we guarantee this 10-hour minimum. For two non-consecutive weeks each year during the academic year, once in the fall and once in the spring, and for two days during our annual conference in summer the coordinator must be available to work full time. These weeks can be scheduled in consultation with the Executive Director. This is a work from home position.

Duties

Under the direction of the executive director and the program director, the coordinator will help with operations in Israel and with the recruitment of applicants for the Institute’s programs, including but not limited to:

  • Actively schedule, coordinate, and participate in meetings between the executive director and Israeli academics in Israel.
  • Schedule and coordinate online interviews for program
  • Staff an annual workshop in Israel, including corresponding with participants, securing venue, working with the hotel, vendors, and being onsite support for two days/two nights.
  • Find the names and email address of American and Israeli academics and add to an online database. Keep database up to date.
  • Identify and post program information to social media platforms and listservs where potential applicants to Israel Institute programs are active.
  • Correspond with and collect information from visiting faculty.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Requirements 

  • Fluent in English and Hebrew (both written and spoken)
  • Facility with Microsoft Excel and Word

Interested applicants, please send a cover letter and resume to Dr. Ariel Roth, aroth@israelinstitute.org.

Writer

Salary: $65,000 – $70,000
Full Time
Location: Washington, DC

Job Description:

The Israel Institute is looking to hire a writer with excellent organizational skills.

The Israel Institute is a 501(c)(3) that works in partnership with universities around the world to expand student access to classes about modern Israel. In fulfillment of that mission, the writer will assist in writing grant applications and reports to donors, track news in the field of Israel Studies, copy edit materials written by other team members, and implement outreach communications to solicit applications for Institute programs. This position reports to the executive director and chief operating officer.

This position is primarily work-from-home, but candidates will need to attend several weekly in-person meetings. Candidates are expected to live in or move to the Washington, DC area within 2 months of hire. A relocation stipend may be available for those currently living outside of the Washington, DC area.

Duties:

  • Drafting and submitting formal and informal reporting to Institute stakeholders;
  • Drafting board reports and minutes;
  • Preparing talking points or article outlines for the executive director;
  • Copyediting documents;
  • Composing donor dossiers;
  • Developing supplementary brand collateral;
  • Developing and implementing outreach communications to solicit applications for Institute programs;
  • Monitoring online references to the Israel Institute and its grantees; and
  • Other duties as assigned.

Skills and Expertise: 

  • A Bachelor’s degree in the humanities or social sciences;
  • Strong writing and editing skills;
  • Willingness to put in long hours on short notice when a pitch or report is unexpectedly needed;
  • A strong background in Israel and Jewish community affairs

Don’t meet every single requirement? You may still be a good fit for us. If you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description above, we encourage you to apply anyway.

Interested applicants, please send a cover letter and resume to Dr. Ariel Roth, aroth@israelinstitute.org.