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  • Biblical Hebrew Instructor

    The Biblical Hebrew Instructor will provide instruction to unlock the meaning of the original words, while reviewing portions of the Tanakh, building on a student’s knowledge of the Hebrew language and build a better understanding of Biblical Hebrew.

    Responsibilities:

    • Give students an understanding of Biblical Hebrew through the prayer book and Tanakh.
    • Teach students Hebrew grammar and how to read and print letters with vowels.
    • Provide instruction in English and Hebrew using the textbooks, “A Reading and Prayer Primer”, “Prayerbook Hebrew the Easy Way”, and “The First Hebrew Primer”.

    Qualifications

    • Proficiency understanding and teaching the Hebrew prayer book and Tanakh.
    • Experience teaching students with no prior knowledge of Hebrew how to read, proper grammar and how to print Hebrew letters with vowels. 
    • Teaching credential required. (This can be from outside the United States) 
    • Proven experience teaching adults of all ages.  
    • Must be proficient in Zoom and able to manage teaching in an online environment and in the classroom.

     About American Jewish University: 

    American Jewish University is a thriving center of Jewish resources and talent built upon core values of Jewish Learning, Culture, Ethics, Leadership and Peoplehood. In 2007, the University of Judaism acquired the Brandeis-Bardin Institute, creating a landmark entity, from then on known as American Jewish University. This new organization now boasts two campuses, a single vision and a shared future. Today, American Jewish University is one of the largest and most innovative Jewish institutions in the country.  

     Heartened by our vibrant Jewish community, we continue to add faculty, expand our curriculum and develop innovative academic programs that prepare undergraduate, graduate and rabbinical students for rewarding lives – as leaders in the Jewish community as well as society at large. Our graduates are making a difference in the world. 

     Our role as a leadership training ground is matched by our commitment to provide the broader community with a variety of substantive educational experiences. Our lectures, symposia, special institutes, center for continuing education classes and a wide array of cultural offerings are enhancing thousands of individuals’ understanding of Judaism, and expanding their knowledge about the history, traditions and languages of this glorious ancient heritage. 

     

    AJU is committed to sharing values of diversity and inclusion in order to achieve excellence. We believe in having a diverse group of students, faculty and staff working together in a climate of respect and support. Our community welcomes people from diverse backgrounds and thank all members of the institution for their continued dedication and support in strengthening the community.  

  • Modern Hebrew Instructor (Adults)

    The Modern Hebrew instructor will provide quality instruction for beginner to advanced level Hebrew students, creating and maintaining an environment that promotes learning and motivating students to develop language skills and a good foundation for continued growth in Hebrew language proficiency.

    Responsibilities:

    • Teach reading, writing, grammar and conversational Hebrew to students with no prior knowledge or experience up to an advanced level.
    • The course will be taught from the textbook “Hebrew From Scratch”, part A and B.

    Qualifications:

    • Must be a fluent Hebrew speaker.
    • Teaching credential required. (This can be from outside the United States)
    •  Must have expertise teaching with the Ulpan method of “Hebrew with Hebrew”.
    • Ability to teach Hebrew from a beginner level up to advanced conversational.
    •  Proven experience teaching adults of all ages.
    • Experience teaching in the US a plus.
    •  Must be proficient in Zoom and able to manage teaching in an online environment and in the classroom.

     

    About American Jewish University:

    American Jewish University is a thriving center of Jewish resources and talent built upon core values of Jewish Learning, Culture, Ethics, Leadership and Peoplehood. In 2007, the University of Judaism acquired the Brandeis-Bardin Institute, creating a landmark entity, from then on known as American Jewish University. This new organization now boasts two campuses, a single vision and a shared future. Today, American Jewish University is one of the largest and most innovative Jewish institutions in the country.

    Heartened by our vibrant Jewish community, we continue to add faculty, expand our curriculum and develop innovative academic programs that prepare undergraduate, graduate and rabbinical students for rewarding lives – as leaders in the Jewish community as well as society at large. Our graduates are making a difference in the world.

    Our role as a leadership training ground is matched by our commitment to provide the broader community with a variety of substantive educational experiences. Our lectures, symposia, special institutes, center for continuing education classes and a wide array of cultural offerings are enhancing thousands of individuals’ understanding of Judaism, and expanding their knowledge about the history, traditions and languages of this glorious ancient heritage.

     

    AJU is committed to sharing values of diversity and inclusion in order to achieve excellence. We believe in having a diverse group of students, faculty and staff working together in a climate of respect and support. Our community welcomes people from diverse backgrounds and thank all members of the institution for their continued dedication and support in strengthening the community.

  • Office Administrator

    Summary:

    The Office Administrator supports the Office of Innovation in administration, customer service, management of events and classes including arts, language & Jewish Studies. The right candidate is a team player, anticipator, problem solver, great communicator with a professional and enthusiastic disposition.  

    Responsibilities:

    • Answer phones, handle inquiries, respond to help desk
    • Coordinate purchasing of materials and supplies as needed  
    • Coordinate gifting for employees, partners and talent  
    • Manage class and event calendars
    • Organize and reconcile project expenses and Amex statements
    • Support the Chief Curator in development and execution of arts administration

    Events and Class Support:

    • Coordination of speakers and instructors: including but not limited to; contracts, tax forms, check requests, payments, scheduling, RFC’s
    • Serve as the primary contact for all talent, speakers, instructors
    • Oversee and coordinate all project logistical needs as they relate to talent - including travel, lodging, contact lists, etc.  
    • Manage communication with and serve as primary contact for talent, presenter, or partners
    • Interface with outside professionals hired for assigned projects included, but not limited to, event designers, production managers, technical directors, and printers (may be in house or third party.) 
    • Coordinate all zoom technical support and trainings for instructors and speakers

    Customer Service:

    • Supports all customer requests related to event ticketing and class registration
    • Anticipate customer service needs for our users (event attendees/students) and maintain proactive impactful communication 
    • Build and maintain effective relationships, ensuring that all client’s needs are heard, understood and addressed in a timely manner and clearly articulated to the internal team
    • Resolve customer complaints quickly and effectively 
    • Respond to customer service requests related to events and classes 

    Qualifications:

    • Experience working in an office or educational environment, answering phones and fulfilling requests 
    • Good organizational and administrative skills  
    • Strong communication skills  
    • Thrives in a fast-paced environment  with a proven ability to multi-task and handle multiple projects 
    • Strong customer service and interpersonal skills 
    • Takes direction well, responsive and diligent  
    • Autonomous and self-sufficient with a proven ability to stay on task and on deadline 
    • Excellent project management skills, including planning, scheduling
    • Proficiency with Macs, as well as Word, Excel and Keynote 
    • Extremely knowledgeable and resourceful; must exercise discretion and independent judgment 
    • Customer-oriented mindset 

    About American Jewish University:

    American Jewish University is a thriving center of Jewish resources and talent built upon core values of Jewish Learning, Culture, Ethics, Leadership and Peoplehood. In 2007, the University of Judaism acquired the Brandeis-Bardin Institute, creating a landmark entity, from then on known as American Jewish University. This new organization now boasts two campuses, a single vision and a shared future. Today, American Jewish University is one of the largest and most innovative Jewish institutions in the country.

    Heartened by our vibrant Jewish community, we continue to add faculty, expand our curriculum and develop innovative academic programs that prepare undergraduate, graduate and rabbinical students for rewarding lives – as leaders in the Jewish community as well as society at large. Our graduates are making a difference in the world.

    Our role as a leadership training ground is matched by our commitment to provide the broader community with a variety of substantive educational experiences. Our lectures, symposia, special institutes, center for continuing education classes and a wide array of cultural offerings are enhancing thousands of individuals’ understanding of Judaism, and expanding their knowledge about the history, traditions and languages of this glorious ancient heritage.

    AJU is committed to sharing values of diversity and inclusion in order to achieve excellence. We believe in having a diverse group of students, faculty and staff working together in a climate of respect and support. Our community welcomes people from diverse backgrounds and thank all members of the institution for their continued dedication and support in strengthening the community