Part Time

Associate Director, Jewish Student Life, Southern Nevada UNLV

Hillel of Southern Nevada Las Vegas NV

Associate Director, Jewish Student Life, Southern Nevada (University of Nevada, Las Vegas)



Position Type: Location: Contact:

Director, Women’s Philanthropy & Community Outreach
Also meets weekly with a colleague, Northern Nevada Hillel Director. Part-time, 60% time, approximately 24 hours/week
Las Vegas, in-person and remote
Julia Franks, Chief Strategy Officer,

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Position Overview:
The Associate Director, Jewish Student Life, Southern Nevada, is 
a key member of the Jewish Nevada team. Jewish Nevada is Nevada’s statewide Jewish Federation.

The Associate Director’s role is that of a teacher, a coach, a mentor, and a directly interfacing leader. Your role will bring your passion for building the greater Jewish community to create opportunities that engage Jewish and wider student communities. As the UNLV Hillel program professional, you will fully partner in shaping Jewish life on campus by developing, supporting, and participating in all aspects of running the organization with students, staff, and faculty from academic departments and other student groups who support our work on campus.

What You Will Do:

  • ●  Create a welcoming, vibrant, and deeply enriching Jewish environment for Jewish

    students in the Las Vegas area.

  • ●  Engage and empower students from different cohorts and demographics to create

    community, connect them to opportunities, and strengthen Jewish life and learning.

    What You’ll Own and How You’ll Grow: Outreach and Engagement

● Build relationships with at least 100 Jewish students each year by engaging them in meaningful conversations and exploring creative opportunities to help them “do Jewish” in whatever ways are most meaningful to them. Reach students where they currently are developmentally and socially.

  • ●  Work with Hillel students to create and implement programs, Shabbat and holiday celebrations, social events, and Jewish learning opportunities.

  • ●  Oversee marketing and social media; maintain participant tracking database.

  • ●  Plan effective Birthright Israel recruitment and follow-up programming to encourage

    participants to continue exploring their Jewish identities.

  • ●  CAMPUS: Foster relationships with college students of any or no faith, organizations,

    departments, and other groups to further opportunities for collaboration.

  • ●  COMMUNITY: Build relationships with parents of current students, community members,

    alumni, local/international community organizations, and university partners.

    Student Empowerment and Leadership

  • ●  Advise Hillel Student Board and potential Engagement Interns with an eye for leadership development, innovation, and relationship cultivation within the broader campus community.

  • ●  Guide and support the creation of student-initiated programs that build community, challenging students to think beyond traditional Hillel events.

  • ●  This Hillel is student-inspired and staff facilitated. The ability to design new programming in consultation with a small and dedicated team of student leaders is of paramount importance.

  • ●  Maintain records of student interactions and event attendance for ongoing engagement tracking/measurement and evaluation through the HEART salesforce tracking system.

    Hillel Committee & Development

  • ●  Build and manage the volunteer programming/fundraising committee.

  • ●  Lead the planning, rollout, and fundraising for Hillel International’s Global Giving Week.

    What You Have Accomplished:

  • ●  Bachelor’s degree.

  • ●  3-5 years of professional experience in Jewish communal work, experiential or higher

    education. Hillel experience preferred.

  • ●  Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously while maintaining quality across all


  • ●  The ability and willingness to provide excellent service and work collegially with students,

    faculty, staff, and other constituencies is essential.

  • ●  Ability to work independently and collaboratively.

  • ●  Must be willing to work nights and occasional weekends.

  • ●  Willingness/opportunity to grow and develop as the role grows.

    What You’ll Receive:

  • ●  Flexible, campus and remote work environments.

  • ●  A competitive part-time salary in the Las Vegas nonprofit marketplace, hiring range


  • ●  Friday team Shabbats.

  • ●  Working with a great team of dedicated professionals who support one another.

  • ●  Mentorship/coaching on an ongoing basis and opportunities for professional development.

  • ●  A dynamic environment in a fast-growing micro-urban area.

  • ●  Regional and International professional travel opportunities.

    About Hillel International:

    In 1923, Rabbi Benjamin Frankel started Hillel with humble means, a noble mission, and a breathtaking vision: to convey Jewish civilization to a new generation. Today, Hillel International continues to enrich the lives of Jewish students and is the largest Jewish campus organization in the world at more than 550 colleges and universities across North America and around the world. As Hillel evolves as an organization, the mission remains steadfast: to create lasting connections with every Jewish student that foster an enduring commitment to Jewish life, learning, and Israel and train them to become the next Jewish leaders.

    Hillel at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV Hillel) is affiliated with Hillel International and a Jewish Nevada, Nevada’s Jewish Federation department. Hillel International enriches the lives of Jewish students so they may enrich the Jewish people and the world and envisions a world where every student is inspired to make an enduring commitment to Jewish life, learning and Israel.