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Hillel Manager

Maryville University
St. Louis, MO

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Job no: 492529
Work type: Full-time
Location: St. Louis, MO
Categories: Administrative & Support, Customer Service, Development & Alumni Relations, Student Life, Student Success

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Job Summary/Basic Function

At Maryville University, we power dreams, not just degrees. Our vision is to be the innovative leader in higher education promoting a revolution in student learning that expands access and opportunities for all.

Maryville is searching for an energetic, innovative, and collaborative Hillel Manager to join its dynamic Student Life team. The successful candidate will have a passion for working collaboratively in a fast-paced, innovative, student-centered environment. The successful candidate will create and develop in partnership with students and staff, a home away from home for Jewish students. The Hillel Manager leads the work of providing a home for the expression and education about Jewish faith and culture for students, faculty, and staff as a part of campus-wide efforts to foster the growth of Maryville University into a community that reflects the diversity of our region, nation, and world. The successful candidate must be committed to fostering a welcoming environment for a diverse population of students, faculty, and staff.

Essential Responsibilities:

• Create and develop in partnership with students and staff opportunities for Jewish students to engage with one another, with faculty and staff, and with the larger Maryville and St. Louis Jewish communities.

• Provide outreach to the Jewish community in St. Louis and across the country, including area Jewish high school students and youth group participants. Share information about the Macy and Block Scholarships available for Jewish students.

• Provide education and a welcoming presence for non-Jewish students, faculty, and staff.

• Engage in collaborative work with other DEI organizations, departments, and academic areas on campus to create dialogue and engagement around topics of interest to Jewish and diverse communities (Examples may include lectures, programs, and partnerships.)

• Work in concert with Development to secure grant funds and funding from individual and family donors.

• Engage with the broader St. Louis Jewish community to create beneficial partnerships, programming, and leadership opportunities for students.

• Knowledge and experience of Jewish holidays, customs, and traditions as well as trends in Jewish programming and networking on college campuses. Familiarity with fundraising, grant writing, and stewardship. Strong knowledge of social and community networking.

Minimum Qualifications

• Bachelor degree

• Excellent writing and communication skills. The ability to bring students from diverse backgrounds together. Strong organizational skills and the ability to balance multiple priorities. Ability to work closely with funders and potential funders to foster relationships with the campus community.

Preferred Qualifications

Physical Demands

Open Until Filled


Special Instructions to Applicants

An offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background screening.

Applicants requiring University sponsorship to obtain employment authorization will not be considered for this position.

Maryville University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and prohibits discrimination on the basis of age, disability, gender, genetic information, marital status, national origin, race/color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other status protected by law. This extends to all aspects of the employment relationship, including recruiting, hiring, training, on-the-job treatment, promotion, layoff, and termination.

Advertised: June 15, 2021
Applications close: Open until filled


Motivated Students

Maryville University is a selective, comprehensive and nationally ranked private institution with nearly 6,000 students. We offer over 75 degrees at the undergraduate, masters and doctoral levels to students from 50 states and 32 countries. Consistently ranked as a top private school by Forbes and Kiplinger's, Maryville has been named the Number 1 Over-performing University in the nation by US News and World Report for the past two years. Maryville's athletics teams compete in 18 men's and women's sports at the Division II level in the Great Lakes Valley Conference. Founded in 1872, the University is ideally situated on 130 picturesque acres in west St. Louis County. 

Outstanding Faculty

Across the wide spectrum of academic programs offered at Maryville University, you'll discover enthusiastic professors with impressive academic credentials and professional experience in their fields. From their extensive knowledge base and active learning approach, you'll gain real-world perspective and the kind of confidence that comes with being well-prepared to begin your first professional job in your chosen career.

Campus Map

On the Maryville campus, academic, administrative and housing buildings span 130-acres of beautiful wooded and landscaped scenery. Maryville has constructed 10 new campus buildings since 1998. They include the Anheuser-Busch Academic Center, Art & Design Building, University Auditorium, Donius University Center, state-of-the-art health professions facility Myrtle E. and Earl E. Walker Hall and five student apartment buildings.

Inspired Teaching

Maryville is proud of its teaching and mentoring excellence. As we focus on giving you a solid liberal arts foundation, we are guided by a well-established statement of mission, vision and core values.

Special Events

For the past 11 years, Maryville has presented the St. Louis Speaker Series at Powell Symphony Hall, featuring Pulitzer Prize and Nobel Peace Prize winners, world leaders, statesmen, distinguished journalists, authors and other celebrated personalities who have enlightened, inspired and entertained our audiences.

Career Resources

Located only 20 minutes from downtown St. Louis and right next door to St. Luke's Hospital and Maryville Centre corporate complex, you'll benefit from a wide variety of internship opportunities. In addition, our centers for advising and career planning will help you succeed every step of the way, both as a Maryville student and as a graduate. These include:

  • Academic Advising
  • Academic Computing
  • Academic Success Center
  • Career Education 
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