Jewish Student Life Graduate Assistant at Rochester Institute of Technology

  • 10 Jan 2022 1:43 PM
    Message # 12252699
    Daniel Meyers (Administrator)

    Rochester Institute of Technology

    Jewish Student Life Graduate Assistant Job Description

    Job Title: RIT Jewish Student Life (JSL) Graduate Assistant [20 hours/week]

    Job Description: The JSL Graduate Assistant will help re-establish a vibrant RIT Hillel through outreach to Jewish students, personal engagement, and hosting of events determined by student interests/needs. They will report to the JSL Engagement Coordinator and work closely with Hillel student leaders, the Assistant Director for Spirituality & Religious Life, and other campus stakeholders.

    Responsibilities: The JSL Graduate Assistant’s responsibilities include but are not limited to:

    • §  Reaching out to Jewish students with a goal of increasing participation in Shabbat services, holiday rituals, social events, and cultural and/or educational opportunities
    • §  Conducting one-on-one meetings with Jewish students to increase connection to Hillel and to Jewish Student Life more broadly
    • §  Using a variety of methods to gauge student interest in social, educational, and service-based programs
    • §  Working closely with Hillel student leaders and with the JSL Engagement Coordinator to tailor programs to student interests in order to enhance Jewish student engagement
    • §  Researching, planning, and implementing at least one community-wide program per semester intended to increase cultural literacy surrounding Jewish traditions and to help combat antisemitism

    Requirements: Must be enrolled in a graduate program at RIT or at another institute of higher education.

    Compensation: $15 per hour

    Please send resume to Susan.Rizzo@rit.edu


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