North America RSJ Community Manager
Full-Time – Preference for New York City, Chicago, or Boston
Starting Salary Range: $48,000 – $50,000
Who We Are:
Moishe House is what being Jewish in your 20s is all about. Launched in 2006 when four Jewish 20-somethings began hosting Shabbat dinners in Oakland, California for their friends, Moishe House provides a space for over 60,000 young adults around the world to create meaningful, welcoming Jewish communities for themselves and their peers. To date, there are more than 100 communities in over 25 countries, and we’re still growing.
The Moishe House team works towards our mission by believing in themselves and each other, collectively creating innovative ways to reach young adults. With the generous gifts from our donors, we observe the highest standards of stewardship of all the resources placed in our trust!
Who you are:
- You believe in our mission and bring passion for Jewish life and experiential Jewish education
- You have high emotional intelligence, excellent follow through and customer service skills
- You are excited about and have experience with the Russian Speaking Jewish (RSJ) community
- You have a strong work ethic and organizational skills, and you are detail oriented.
A Day in the Life:
The North America RSJ Community Manager is a full-time member of the RSJ Program team.
This unique position focuses on strengthening and growing the RSJ Moishe House community in North America by managing Moishe Houses and RSJ Jewish Education. We are seeking a team player who will have responsibility for the oversight and success of the NA Moishe House communities, including:
- Managing approximately 8 RSJ Moishe Houses in North America, including up to two site visits to each MH per year, monthly conference calls, and weekly review of programming and budgets
- Leading RSJ expansion in North America, including opening an RSJ Moishe House in about two new communities annually, and building connections in RSJ communities throughout MH for future expansion
- Serving as Jewish Educator to the RSJ Moishe Houses in North America, creating Jewish learning resources for holidays, sharing resources and ideas for residents to lead programs with Jewish content, approving relevant Jewish education grants and scholarships, and ensuring Jewish content program goals are met
- Leading the annual RSJ retreat in North America, by serving as lead facilitator of RSJ retreat (one per year), creating the participant recruitment process, and supervising and empowering the RSJ retreat team
- Supporting RSJ wide projects, by tracking RSJ data for alumni engagement opportunities, assisting with relevant, select translation projects, and assisting with contributing copy to relevant grant reports
- Serving as RSJ liaison to the broader Moishe House team, by creating RSJ programming at Moishe House’s North American Training Conference and serving as the RSJ voice in Moishe House monthly and quarterly publications
Why You? ~ Because You Bring:
- A Bachelor’s degree; additional 4 years of full-time relevant experience may be substituted for the degree.
- Minimum of 2 years relevant full-time professional experience, preferably in Jewish Education, community building and program planning.
- Demonstrated strong written and verbal communication and presentation skills, in English and in Russian.
- Demonstrated ability to be organized, proactive, deliver results, and work independently and as part of a team.
- Measurable experience in leading groups of people toward sustained success.
- Enthusiasm for strategizing and collaborating with the team, including remote team members.
- Strong work ethic and sense of humor.
- Demonstrated ability to take risks and learn from situations when things don’t turn out as planned.
- Ability and excitement to travel within the region, up to several times per month.
- Ability to multitask and monitor several projects at all times, to work well under pressure, and to manage time effectively.
- Effective demonstration of the Moishe Mindset: Be the Difference, Connect & Listen, Invest Wisely, Embrace the Unknown, Own It!, Value People, and Work Well, Live Well, and Have Fun!
- Direct Moishe House experience (as staff, resident, host and/or community member) preferred.
The Fine Print
This is a full-time position, working primarily Monday through Friday during business hours in a coworking space. Because the Regional Manager often leads Resident meetings in the evenings when Residents are available, flex time is provided to accommodate this. Occasional weekends may also be required.
This position is located preferably in New York City, Boston, or Chicago, reports to the Sr. Director of RSJ Programs, and frequently collaborates with the Jewish Education team, Alumni Engagement team, and is a member of the global Resident Support Team. Starting salary for this position is between $48,000 and $50,000, assuming you meet the minimum requirements.
Thinking of Joining the Moishe House Team?
- Competitive compensation based on your match to the position requirements,
- generous benefits package, including 100% of employee health/dental/vision, 401k match up to 3%, Flexible Spending Account, Paid-Time-Off, and US & some Jewish Holidays,
- great professional and Jewish development, mentoring, and skill-building opportunities,
- occasional travel for Moishe House staff and learning retreats,
- a fun work environment with awesome co-workers,
- career paths for all of our positions,
- and, last but not least, the support of the amazing global Moishe House community!
How to Apply
Please email cover letter and resume to: email@example.com
PLEASE WRITE “N.A. RSJ Community Manager_firstname_lastname_Preferred location” IN THE SUBJECT LINE
Moishe House is a dynamic organization that recognizes and supports individuals from a broad range of experiences and backgrounds. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, pregnancy, childbirth, physical disability, mental and/or intellectual disability, age, military status or status as a Vietnam-era or special disabled veteran, marital status, registered domestic partner or civil union status, familial status, gender (including sex stereotyping and gender identity or expression), medical condition (including, but not limited to, cancer related or HIV/AIDS related), genetic information, or sexual orientation.
Applying for a job with Moishe House?
Wondering what to expect? Here is a preview of possible steps throughout our recruiting process.
- All applicants will receive a confirmation email within one business day of receiving your application
- Video interview using an online app
- Video interview with the hiring manager or other leaders
- Skills assessment
- In-person interview
- Three professional references (including at least one supervisor)
If you are the selected candidate, we will call you to make an offer and provide the offer in writing. All offers are contingent on successfully completing a background check. If you are not the selected candidate, we will write or call you to let you know.
Above all, we appreciate your enthusiasm for Moishe House and promise to be mindful and respectful throughout this process—we’ll be in touch!
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