Employment Opportunities

Employment

Founded in 1921 and located in Newton Centre, Mass., Hebrew College promotes excellence in Jewish learning and leadership within a pluralistic environment of open inquiry, intellectual rigor, personal engagement, and spiritual creativity. Its programs include a rabbinical school, a school of Jewish music, a school of Jewish education, graduate degrees and courses in Jewish studies; community education for adult learners; and a supplemental Hebrew high school and middle school.

Hire Our Graduates!

Hebrew College has ordained over 100 hundred rabbis who are powerfully impacting the Jewish world. Our immersive program is rooted in the understanding that a strong spiritual leader is steeped in tradition, while at the same time engaged in the emergent needs of Jewish communities in the 21st century.  Our graduates have engaged in deep study of Jewish text, prayer, and practical rabbinic skills, while also looking outward at contemporary issues facing our society.  Within the school’s vibrant pluralist community, students learn a deep appreciation of different forms of Judaism. They learn as well to become skilled community leaders able to navigate a diversity of needs in the communities they serve.

Our graduates all complete at least two official internships (though most pursue considerably more field experience while in school), giving them the opportunity to work in a variety of communal contexts and with different ages and populations. We have a 95% placement rate, and would be delighted to speak with you about your search for a new rabbi.

Please contact the Director of Professional Development, Rabbi Shoshana Meira Friedman at sfriedman@hebrewcollege.edu or 617.559.8634 to learn about our simple placement process.

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Fill out our tutor request form  and we will send the opportunity to our student body.  Interested students will contact you directly.


Job Opportunities

Hebrew College, one of the nation’s leading providers of Jewish education, has a position available for a Business Office Associate.  Located in Newton Centre, the College trains clergy and educators, and features on-line programs that have a global reach including adult Jewish education, Hebrew language training, numerous degree and certificate programs, and supplemental Jewish education for teens.

This is a full-time, in-person position, reporting to the Business Office Manager which may allow for some remote work after training is completed.

Responsibilities include

  • Making daily deposits and recording into QuickBooks (“QBs”)
  • Scan incoming checks and send to appropriate department
  • Prepare incoming Credit Card report and send to appropriate departments; record in QBs
  • Send invoices to facility rental customers; follow up on overdue invoices
  • Maintain Purchase Order log
  • Match vendor invoices with appropriate Purchase Order
  • Record all vendor invoices in QBs; secure Dept Manager approval; file
  • Prepare check run report; pull invoices due from unpaid bills file for Business Office Manager to review; print checks, obtain signatures, mail checks, file invoice/check stub
  • Maintain vendor statements (verify if invoices on statement are paid/open)
  • Adjunct Payroll – collect all necessary spreadsheets, paperwork and approvals for each payroll
  • Enter all necessary information for new employees in ADP
  • Enter all changed information for current or returning employees in ADP
  • Accept payroll, file paperwork in employee permanent file
  • Post payroll process
  • Reconcile credit card bill each month
  • Cross reference medical and dental insurance deductions with payroll records monthly
  • Verify bi-weekly payroll each pay period
  • Manage petty cash _
  • Provide credit card information to employees as needed to make purchases on the College’s behalf
  • Maintain contracts electronically
  • Order supplies
  • Participate in annual audit preparation and provide information during the audit as requested
  • Generate Profit and Loss reports per department requests
  • Month end process
  • Support Business Office Manager as needed

Essential Skills / Qualifications

  • Quickbooks Premier Desktop 2018 or later
  • ADP Workforcenow experience preferred; however payroll processing experience a must
  • Campus Café experience helpful, but not required
  • Fluent in Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Good typing skills
  • 1-3 years Accounting experience
  • 1-3 years Accounts Payable experience
  • Experience with Purchase Orders required
  • Excellent customer service skills a must
  • Dependable
  • Must be well organized
  • Filing skills a must

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and résumé to: sbobbin@hebrewcollege.edu

Hebrew College is an Equal Opportunity Employer

About the Miller Center for Interreligious Learning & Leadership at Hebrew College

The mission of the Miller Center is to provide current and future religious and ethical leaders with the knowledge and skills to serve effectively in a religiously diverse society. Our work is rooted in the cultivation of authentic personal and institutional relationships across lines of difference. It is our conviction that through study, dialogue, and joint action, we can help create a more just, compassionate, and sustainable world. The Miller Center staff works with clergy, academics, and communal leaders, as well as graduate, undergraduate, and high school students. We are involved in both local and national initiatives, using a combination of in-person and online educational tools. Additionally, we produce scholarly and popular resources to help advance the field of Interreligious Studies and the grassroots movement.

About the Role

Located in Newton Centre, MA, Hebrew College currently has a position available for a Part-time Administrative Assistant (AA) in the Miller Center for Interreligious Learning & Leadership. The ideal candidate is an energetic individual with strong communication and organization skills and a recent history of effectively providing excellent support to a diverse population.

The AA will work closely with the Director, Associate Director, the Project Coordinator, and other Miller Center staff on advancing the mission of the Center and the coordination of the day-to-day operations. 

Responsibilities:

  • Process all of the center’s payments of fellowships, invoices, and expense reports in coordination with the billing office
  • Manage the Director’s calendar
  • Participate and take notes in weekly staff meeting and generate weekly list of action
  • Schedule Advisory Committee Meetings (3 times a year) and send reminders with agendas and materials in advance
  • Work with special projects coordinator and the marketing team to create promotional materials for upcoming public events

 

Qualifications and experience:

  • College degree
  • Excellent organizational ability
  • Superior oral and written communication
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Successful experience working with diverse populations
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Solid computer skills, including digital calendars (Microsoft Outlook), spreadsheets and cloud-based software (e.g. Microsoft OneDrive/SharePoint and Google Docs) and scheduling software.
  • Knowledge of the local and national Jewish and interreligious communities a plus
  • Flexibility

The AA is expected to work an average of ten (10) hours per week with the understanding that the time demands of this role may vary from week to week.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to: sbobbin@hebrewcollege.edu

Hebrew College is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Founded in 1921, Hebrew College embraces a mission that connects serious academic study of Judaism with the educational needs and challenges of the community through our outstanding graduate, community and youth learning, and professional development programs.

The Hebrew College Rabbinical & Cantorial School seek a part-time Director of Student Support Services. The primary function of this position is to help students with learning disabilities.

The Hebrew College Graduate Ordination Programs has approximately eighty students in its programs. The ordination programs are five-year full-time programs which require students to study the textual sources of Jewish tradition in the language that they were originally written.

Responsibilities include:

  • Identify learning challenges in students
  • Design accommodations for relevant courses that are in line with academic expectations and are reasonable for the school and faculty to implement
  • Design Individualized Student Plans (ISPs). An ISP is a document that outlines the student’s learning profile, including any diagnosed learning disabilities or other qualified disabilities (intellectual, emotional/psychological, physical), along with goals, objectives, and specific reasonable accommodations for which the student may request of their teachers beyond what is already considered universal accommodations (e.g., extended time, breaks from class, whether in person or virtual).
  • Work with professors to advocate for students’ needs as outlined in their ISP.6

Requirements

  • Experience working with students with learning challenges
  • Knowledge of language-based learning disabilities
  • Working knowledge of Hebrew
  • Knowledge of Jewish tradition

This is a 5 hour a week position with an annual salary of $10,000.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and résumé to: sbobbin@hebrewcollege.edu

Hebrew College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 


Nondiscrimination Policy

At Hebrew College, we work to create an open atmosphere of trust, honesty, and respect. Harassment or discrimination of any kind — including that involving race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, citizenship, mental or physical disabilities, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other similarly protected status — is unacceptable. This principle applies to all aspects of employment, including recruitment, hiring, placement, transfer, promotion, layoff, recall, termination and other terms and conditions of employment.