Founded in 1886, Yeshiva University (YU) has a strong tradition of combining Jewish scholarship with academic excellence and achievement in the liberal arts, sciences, medicine, law, business, social work, Jewish studies, education, psychology, and more.
We are a leading global educational institution that employs over 2,000 people across our various campus locations -- Wilf Campus, Beren Campus, Brookdale Center, Resnick Campus in the Bronx, the Gruss Institute in Jerusalem, the Boys High School in Manhattan and the Girls High School in Queens. From the distinguished faculty who teach here, to the dedicated staff, we work to fulfill our mission: to “bring wisdom to life” through all that we teach, by all that we do and for all those we serve. We seek to attract and retain engaged and committed individuals who contribute to an exciting working environment, where there is a sense of community and belonging, balanced with a significant cross section of people from diverse backgrounds working and studying together.
The University offers an excellent compensation package, and a broad range of employee benefit plans, including immediate participation in the University’s retirement plan. Staff members are typically eligible for four weeks paid vacation each year and a shuttle to nearby subway locations.
School Mission Overview:
Central / Yeshiva University High School, an affiliate school of Yeshiva University, is a mission driven Modern Orthodox Yeshiva High School devoted to educating the next generation of the Torah U’Madda community. With a rich legacy of educating young women as active learners and leaders within our community, Central is proud of its innovative holistic educational program that includes rigorous academic standards and myriad leadership opportunities designed to foster individual student success. For more information, visit www.yuhsg.org
Central is seeking a dynamic individual to serve as the Director of Community Engagement. The ideal candidate is committed to the mission of our school, unwaveringly dedicated to engaging families and funders, finding positive creative solutions, and being a real team player. Reporting to the Director of Institutional Advancement of YUHS and establishing strategic goals and responsibilities with the Head of School, the Director of Community Engagement is responsible for the development, implementation and success of Central’s Community Engagement Program which includes fundraising, Parent and Alumnae cultivation and community programming.
This position will include designing events and communications that bring our ‘community’ into school, as well as bringing Central into the community. With a primary focus on building regular engagement with parents and recent alumnae the DoCE will design and implement a dynamic and creative pipeline of engagement and direct donor solicitations for our key Central partners to further the relationship with school stakeholders and cultivate an ongoing culture of giving. The Director of Community Engagement will also play an integral role in the planning, coordinating, and implementation of special events efforts which are geared towards fundraising in strong coordination with our Institutional Advancement Department. Such events include the Annual Dinner, fundraising campaigns, and other strategic meetings, grants, and or fundraising solicitations.
Essential Duties: Cultivation / Fundraising with Parents, Alumnae, Community Stakeholders
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