Founded in 1886, Yeshiva University(YU) has a strong tradition of combining Jewish scholarship with academic excellence and achievement in the liberal arts, sciences, medicine, law, business, social work, Jewish studies, education, psychology, and more.
We are a leading global educational institution that employs over 6,000 people across our various campus locations -- Wilf Campus, Beren Campus, Brookdale Center, Resnick Campus in the Bronx, the Gruss Institute in Jerusalem, the Boys High School in Manhattan and the Girls High School in Queens. From the distinguished faculty who teach here, to the dedicated staff, we work to fulfill our mission: to bring wisdom to life through all that we teach, by all that we do and for all those we serve. We seek to attract and retain engaged and committed individuals who contribute to an exciting working environment, where there is a sense of community and belonging, balanced with a significant cross section of people from diverse backgrounds working and studying together.
The University offers an excellent compensation package, and a broad range of employee benefit plans, including immediate participation in the University's retirement plan. Staff members are typically eligible for four weeks paid vacation each year and a shuttle to nearby subway locations.
This is a part time position working 25 hours per week.
YUConnects conducts educational, social and networking activities on campus and for the larger community (alumni too) promoting healthy relationships in preparation for marriage. The Program Administrator will oversee all events and program implementation as well as provide ongoing operational and technical support to program's various parties (staff, members, connectors, donors, etc.)
Develop and maintain growing outreach lists (donors, members, connectors, etc.)
Liaise with community to provide answers and appropriate direction
Assist with budget development for events. Maintain comprehensive detail of budgetary information, income/donations/expenses
Submit payments and reimbursements, communicate with vendors, etc.
Public Relations and Marketing:
Prepare communicative summaries, presentations, and PR material for YUC programs
Communicate program successes to the wider community; conduct post-event assessments and incorporate changes prospectively
Participate in strategic planning efforts to advance the program's mission and support
Manage YUC calendar, update CJF calendar and YUC social media channels
Donor Relationship Development:
Coordinate YUC advisory board and advisory committee meetings and communication
Assist with fundraising efforts in targeted communities working closely with YUC & IA staff
Manage contact with engaged couples/and or their parents for gifts of appreciation
Provide technical support to members and connectors
Compose and send out monthly emails to members and connectors
Maintain waiting list of connectors and assist them in completing the application process
Generate reports for YUC staff to update on members and connectors activities
Provide direct assistance for event logistics and details
Prepare necessary materials for events
Promote, publicize, implement all program events (social, educational, fundraising, etc.)
Manage recruitment, registration and feedback from events
Attend events and programs to provide on-site assistance
Experience and Educational Background:
2-3 years of related experience is required
Skills and Competencies:
Speaks clearly and expresses self well in one-on-one conversations and groups;
Develops effective written communications and uses them appropriately.
Proficient with Microsoft Office
Interacts and proactively shares information with internal and external contacts where appropriate;
Develops effective relationships with peers, students and employees;
Assumes responsibility to ensure issues/concerns will be addressed and monitors them through conclusion;
Identifies, defines and analyzes information and situations before recommending a course of action;
Effectively manages own time and resources;
Able to take ownership of events and to be proactive in anticipating problems and steering the ship in the right direction;
Good political judgment and sensitivity, and the wisdom to elevate problemswith good recommendations to the Director
Must possess a basic understanding of the Jewish community and knowledge of basic Jewish/ Hebrew terms.
Yeshiva University has been transforming lives for more than a century. Nowhere but here can students have a personal, small college experience while benefitting from the academic rigor of a top ranked research university. Since its inception YU has been dedicated to melding the ancient traditions of Jewish law and life with the heritage of Western civilization, and each year we celebrate as futur...e leaders make YU their home. Yeshiva University is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.