New York City, New York
Aug 07, 2018
Executive Administration Jobs
Presidents & Chancellors
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Four-Year Institution

Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion


Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion (HUC-JIR) invites nominations and applications for the position of President.

Founded in 1875, Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religions (HUC-JIR) educates individuals for service to the Reform Movement and the Jewish people worldwide as rabbis, cantors, educators, and nonprofit management professionals, and offers graduate programs to scholars and clergy of all faiths.

Reporting to the Board of Governors of HUC-JIR, the President will oversee HUC-JIR’s four campuses in Cincinnati, Jerusalem, Los Angeles, and New York and is responsible for enhancing and sustaining HUC-JIR’s mission and all its operations by effectively setting the tone for the advancement through the application of effective vision and leadership, management, engagement, and resource development.

HUC-JIR’s 13th President will be a visionary leader who will continue the tradition of building upon past successes and will move HUC-JIR forward. The successful candidate will be an intellectual and a leader with a deep commitment to Reform Judaism.  Ideally, the next President will have successfully led an academically excellent organization or unit of some scale, have earned a PhD degree or terminal degree, and/or a rabbinic/cantorial ordination. The ideal candidate will possess a clear ability to reinforce values of collaboration, inclusion, and civility in all aspects of leadership and community engagement.

The preferred start date for the president is January 1, 2019. For best consideration, please send all nominations and applications, electronically and in confidence, to:

Shelly Weiss Storbeck, Managing Partner

Susan VanGilder, Partner

Matthew Marsallo, Associate

[email protected]

For more information, please visit HUC-JIR’s home page at

Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE), and complies with all applicable laws and regulations regarding equal employment opportunities. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity and expression, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status

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