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The Tikvah Fund is a leading Jewish think tank and educational institution committed to supporting the intellectual, religious, and political leaders of the Jewish people and the Jewish State. Tikvah runs and invests in a wide range of initiatives in Israel, the United States, and around the world, including educational programs, publications, and fellowships.


 

Associate Director – Truman Scholars Program

The Tikvah Fund has a full-time job opening for an Associate Director to support the work of the Truman Scholars Program, our two-year online enrichment program for over 165 exceptional Jewish middle school students. The ideal candidate is detail-oriented, personable, and a team player. The Associate Director’s main responsibilities will be to develop relationships and work with students, and to support the Program’s administrative needs. The Associate Director will work closely with and report to the Director of the Truman Scholars Program, Mendel Jacobson.

Responsibilities include:

Recruitment

  • Assist in building and maintaining relationships with new and existing schools, respectively
  • Interview students
  • Advise the admissions committee

Program Administration

  • Communicate with students, teachers, parents about student attendance and performance
  • Draft language for website and general emails
  • Manage student written submissions
  • Plan and help run in-person student events
  • Draft monthly newsletter
  • Build relationships with students and parents
  • Plan and run online student programming including debates and social events
  • Help find and hire teachers
  • Manage financial aspects of program including budgeting and paying vendors
  • Strategize with Director about Program expansion and improvement

Research

  • Support curriculum development work via research, editing, and minor design work

 

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 1-2 years of relevant experience
  • Strong communication and organizational skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel

This is a full-time position, based in New York City, though remote candidates will be considered. The Associate Director will be expected to work in the office a few days each week. Compensation is competitive, commensurate with experience and skill. Excellent benefits package including health insurance, 401K plan, paid vacation, paid time off for Jewish and national holidays, and short Fridays.

If you would like to be considered for this position, please send a résumé and cover letter to hr@tikvahfund.org. Please put “Associate Director – Truman Scholars Program” in the subject line.


 

Program Associate – Truman Scholars Program

The Tikvah Fund has a full-time job opening for a Program Associate to support the work of the Truman Scholars Program, our two-year online enrichment program for over 165 exceptional Jewish middle school students. The ideal candidate is detail-oriented, personable, and a team player. The Program Associate’s main responsibility is to the support the Program’s administrative needs. The Associate will work closely with and report to the Director of the Truman Scholars Program, Mendel Jacobson.

Responsibilities include:

Recruitment

  • Assist in building and maintaining relationships with new and existing schools, respectively
  • Help interview students
  • Organize interview data

Program Administration

  • Communicate with students, teachers, parents about student attendance and performance
  • Help schedule meetings
  • Design and draft language for website and general emails
  • Manage student written submissions
  • Plan and help run in-person student events
  • Draft monthly newsletter
  • Build relationships with students and parents
  • Help hire teachers for program
  • Manage financial aspects of program including budgeting and paying vendors
  • Perform routine data entry tasks

Research

  • Support curriculum development work via research and minor editing work

 

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Strong communication and organizational skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel

If you would like to be considered for this position, please send a résumé and cover letter to hr@tikvahfund.org. Please put “Program Associate – Truman Scholars Program” in the subject line.


The Tikvah Fund is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to an inclusive work environment, and we welcome a diverse pool of candidates for all searches.