Alumni Job Board
The Heschel School is now compiling available job opportunities from our community as a resource for Heschel alumni.
Please post available positions using the link below. Listings will be posted on a regular basis on this page. If you have any questions, please contact email@example.com.
* If a position has been filled that you have posted, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org so we can remove the post.
- Tech Sales/Marketing - Architectronics
- Executive Director- Beacon Hebrew Alliance
- Part Time Educator - Westchester Reform Temple
- Alumni Engagement Associate - itrek
Summer or longer term opportunity for unique technology products in sales/marketing.
Architectronics is a local NYC tech innovation company with two main product lines:
GlassMouse is an interactive display system for store windows www.glassmouse.com
Funkey is a STEM product for K-12 www.funkey.org
We are looking for a self-starter to help with sales and marketing.
New York, NY
Beacon Hebrew Alliance
Executive Director- Beacon Hebrew Alliance
Seeking candidates for the newly-created, full-time position of Executive Director for Beacon Hebrew Alliance (BHA) , a thriving congregation in the dynamic and diverse Hudson Valley city of Beacon, NY.
BHA is a progressive, egalitarian, USCJ-affiliated synagogue with some 130 household members. We are committed to a caring, experiential, and inclusive approach to Jewish life.
The executive director will report to the president of the board, and will oversee the rabbi, cantor/education director, and BHA administrative assistant.
The job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
● Work as a team with board and congregants to develop, plan and oversee all synagogue programs and events
● Supervise daily operations of BHA building/grounds; and work with board on strategic plan for facilities
● Coordinate annual Kol Nidrei and any other individual fundraising; write and seek funding grants
● Assist in fostering a spirit of volunteerism, working closely with BHA congregants and committee chairs and members
● Supervise/schedule all staff and provide regular, written performance evaluations
● Attend monthly board meetings and coordinate new training
opportunities for board members; work with board members to
establish best practice non-profit governance plans and policies
● Oversee coordination and maintenance of budget allocations for various committees Candidates should have knowledge of Jewish ritual practice, customs, and holidays. Experience working in a congregational setting and/or a non-profit
organization is preferred. Strong leadership, interpersonal, organizational, communication, and management skills are expected, along with excellent computer skills
(especially Google Workspace, ShulCloud, Zoom) and knowledge of budgeting practices and accounting systems.
Annual salary range is $60,000 to 80,000. Benefits are negotiable.
Please send a letter of interest, resume, and contact information for references
About Westchester Reform Temple
Among the 1,000+ WRT member households today, you will find the embodiment of Reform Jewish diversity in America. Our ever-evolving Reform tradition seeks to find meaningful expressions of prayer, song, ritual, study and community involvement, and we try to satisfy all appetites for Jewish soul-food - spiritual and physical. We strive to realize this through our five pillars of Avodah (Spirituality), Chavurah (Community), Talmud Torah (Learning), Tikkun Olam (Repairing the World), and Clal Yisrael (The Jewish People).
About the Jewish Learning Lab at Westchester Reform Temple
An innovative Jewish educational program for students in Kindergarten through the 12th grade, the Jewish Learning Lab (JLL) works to advance Westchester Reform Temple’s
mission “to ensure the perpetuation of the Jewish people and to cultivate a love of our Jewish heritage: God, Torah and Israel.” Students not only form an understanding and appreciation for Judaism and its lifelong traditions, but they also form a connection to a warm, inclusive community that enhances the learning experience.
The Jewish Learning Lab’s mission is to kindle a lifelong love of Jewish learning and living in children and youth in the WRT community. In achieving this mission, the JLL aspires to:
● Support the development of a strong Jewish identity, strengthened with Hebrew language, rooted in Jewish tradition, nurtured by the study of Judaism, and guided by Jewish values.
● Create enduring and joyful Jewish memories, bringing Torah to life and inspiring Jewish dreams.
● Celebrate both the richness of our traditions and the limitless possibilities of innovation, preparing us to engage with the unique blessings and challenges of being Jewish in the 21st century.
● Foster the development of an inclusive and caring community, one that reflects the diversity of Jewish life today and is empowered to serve those in need.
We are looking for several positions to complete our teaching team. We have openings in the following places:
3rd/4th Grade SUNDAYS 9am-12:30pm
K-2 Grade SUNDAYS 9am-12:30pm
3rd/4th Grade TUESDAYS 3:45pm-5:00pm
3rd/4th Grade WEDNESDAYS 3:45pm-5:00pm
Preparation and Instruction
● Using curricular resources provided by JLL Director and Full Time Team Lead, you will prepare for and teach weekly lessons for 25 sessions between September and May
● JLL Support staff will ensure that requested materials are available as needed
● Establish a rapport with students and families
● Draft regular communications to parents that highlight learnings and projects from class
● Reach out to families where students are absent more than two weeks in a row
● Collaborative and flexible team player
● Self-starter and self-reflective
● Possess excellent written and oral communication skills
● Possess the ability to build and maintain appropriate relationships with children and their parents
● Comfort with Hebrew (spoken preferred)
● Knowledge of and commitment to the Reform Jewish movement, its values and its institutions (preferred)
Salary will depend on the actual assigned schedule.
To apply for any of these opportunities, please send a resume and a cover letter detailing your interest to Rabbi.Citrin@wrtemple.org
Alumni Engagement Associate at itrek
New York Metro Area
itrek introduces tomorrow’s leaders in business, law, policy and STEM to Israel, helping them experience the country firsthand through peer-led, week-long treks. itrek’s unique peer-led model empowers students at the world’s top graduate programs to craft and lead an authentic experience for their classmates; experiences that reflect the diverse interests of the program’s participants and fields of study. Whether it’s meeting with members of Knesset, justices of the Supreme Court or technology companies, every trek brings Israel to life through a combination of education, culture and fun. Since its founding in 2011, over 22,000 graduate students across 103 nationalities have visited Israel with itrek, returning to campus with a more nuanced understanding and appreciation of Israel.
itrek is a growing 30-person team based in New York and Israel that continues to operate as a fast-moving and nimble organization. We love exploring new ideas and collaborating as a team to push ourselves and our thinking.
The itrek Network is the alumni network of itrek Leaders and participants. The Network provides opportunities for alumni to continue experiencing and learning more about Israel through in-person and virtual events, to reunite with their trek friends, and build on their leadership.
Reporting to the itrek Network Director, this position will work as a vital part of the Growth Department (Fundraising & Alumni Engagement) to support post-trek alumni engagement around the world. In addition to developing relationships with alumni, the Associate will manage various operational and administrative needs for the Network and coordinate virtual and in-person alumni events and programs. Beyond existing Network offerings, the Associate will assist with the development of pilot programs, ideating on engagement strategies and testing their scalability. The Associate will also support the alumni social media channels. The ideal candidate is a go-getter, able to handle multiple projects simultaneously and independently, and gets excited by the idea of problem solving.
Build and strengthen connections with a portfolio of alumni including introducing new alumni to the itrek Network
Support and manage the maintenance and growth of current alumni offerings, from cooking events to reunions to book clubs
Manage several online platforms (Facebook, LinkedIn, Slack) by responding to posts and increasing engagement
Coordinate the “Welcome to the itrek Network” experience, including sending email communications
Prepare presentations for organizational stakeholders, boards, and committees, with particular focus working closely with the Alumni Board
Collaborate with the Alumni Engagement and Programming teams to develop and execute alumni programming at itrek’s annual conference
Skills and Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree required;
Prior involvement in community engagement, program development or marketing preferred, which can include internships and volunteer work.
Self-driven, results-oriented, and loves testing new ideas
Strong creative, interpersonal and communication skills, including excellent writing abilities
Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail; ability to manage deadlines and multiple projects in a fast-paced environment
Enjoys creating and implementing new systems and comfortable with learning new technologies
Passion for itrek’s mission and embrace of nuance and open dialogue around Israel
Flexible and collaborative spirit; sense of humor a must
Dynamic and fast growing non-profit organization
Generous vacation time package including Jewish and American holidays and the ability to leave early for Shabbat and Jewish holidays
Paid sick leave and parental leave
High quality Medical, Vision and Dental Plans available
5% company match on retirement savings in company 401k
Salary range $50,000-$60,000; commensurate with experience If you have questions, please email email@example.com
itrek is a hybrid work environment with a minimum of two days per week in the office. To be employed by itrek you must be fully vaccinated and to work in the office/attend in-person company events, you either need to be up-to-date with your booster shot or comply with a testing requirement.
itrek is an Equal Opportunity employer. Personnel are chosen on the basis of ability without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, marital status or sexual orientation, in accordance with federal and state law.