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  • Subject Matter Experts/Curriculum Designers: MBA Program

    Summary: The School of Enterprise Management & Social Impact (SEMSI) at the American Jewish University invites applicants to apply as Subject Matter Experts, to develop online MBA courses collaboratively with our team’s course designers in the following three areas.

    *Information Technology/IT for Managers;

    *Operations and Project Management;

    *Business Law

    Descriptions of each of the above courses may be found in the catalog, available at

    https://www.aju.edu/sites/default/files/2021-08/2021-2022%20Master%20Catalog%20082021.pdf, beginning at pages 109 (as paginated)/112 (of the .pdf file).

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities: include the following:

    Collaborate with the learning designer throughout the development process to author high-quality content that is original, factual, consistent, and in accordance with SEMSI’s mission, project deadlines, and budget.

    • Meet weekly with the course designer design team to discuss proposed content and ensure timely progress toward milestones.
    • Produce this course including:
      • Create cogent, measurable learning outcomes related to the course;
      • Course syllabus;
      • Instructional content that includes course outline, curriculum map, modules, assignments, discussion activities, formative and summative assessments and related rubrics;
      • Alignment with SEMSI’s mission grounded in ethical leadership and social impact.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Experience in online course or program curriculum writing/design and development, particularly for graduate/non-traditional/adult students in an online setting;
    • Experience using Canvas or similar LMS;
    • Terminal degree in relevant subject area.
    • Meaningful practical experience in relevant subject area.

    Required Qualifications:

    • Master’s degree (Ph.D./D.B.A./J.D. preferred) with appropriate coursework and practical experience in the relevant field.

    Application Information

    SMEs work closely with our Dean’s office and a member of our course design team who facilitates the timely course development, ensuring content meets expectations. The SME designs the course, aligned to SEMSI’s mission and outcomes, for later delivery via asynchronous online instruction by instructors that might be the SME or might be other instructors.  As a result, this contract for the SME is independent of any potential teaching of the course, although, the SME would be encouraged to apply to teach the course if interested.

    Application Submission Requirements: Please send letter of interest and resume or CV to semsihiringataju.edu.

  • Media and Technology Coordinator

    Who We Are: In March of 2020, as the pandemic took hold of our local communities and safer-at-home orders were issued, American Jewish University quickly shifted the delivery of our adult education and community programming to digital formats. Dedicated to providing Jewish learning to our communities, AJU understood the importance of showcasing original content that was not only easily accessible, but also fostered a sense of connection amidst the isolation that many faced.

    The result was B’Yachad Together: Spirited by American Jewish University. This immersive and experiential digital learning platform elevates the voices and captures insights of guest speakers and AJU faculty, while advancing ideas, sparking dialogue, and igniting debate.  

    Nearly a year later, the B’Yachad Together program has grown and matured, extending to all corners of the country and globe. We’re currently accessed in all 50 states, as well as 45 countries, with an ever-expanding footprint in both name and vision. Today, we welcome you to continue this journey with us as we expand our brand, and connection with AJU’s legacy programs in the Whizin Center for Continuing Education and at Arts @ AJU.

    We aim to build community and bring Jewish wisdom to the world in the hopes of helping people better understand themselves, their community, and the world around them. We’re here to inspire everyone.

    Summary:

    The Media & Tech position is a full-time position supporting the Office of Innovation with seamless execution of its digital and learning platforms.

    Duties include uploading all events and classes into various digital portals, posting all events on social media sites, creating zoom events and meetings, providing technical support for Zoom webinars, serving as media sites, creating zoom events and meetings, providing technical support for Zoom webinars, serving as the lead technician on all virtual zoom classes/events and live in-person classes/events, setting up and running of internal production studio, and managing the online presence of the community library. 

    Responsibilities:

    Content Management:

    • Designing and editing attractive images for classes and events. Moderate graphic design skills expected.
    • Entering and managing events in web platform which may include Drupal, WordPress, and/or Eventbrite
    • Managing the digital backend of all programs, events, and classes
    • Onsite pre and post program setup of virtual events
    • Managing class rosters and correspondence with virtual teachers
    • Creating ongoing communication with teachers for best practices

    Technical Support

    • Provide technical support for all webinars/Zoom meets, including customer platform access
    • Collect enrollment data for each of the programs and enter into Teams spreadsheet

    Data Management and Reporting:

    • Update the program spreadsheet, with recording links and enrollment data, on a weekly basis
    • Enter content within the Learning Management System (LMS), designating course content into appropriate membership access points

    Library Digital Management

    • Update library webpages and Facebook as requested
    • Download audio books and maintain audio devices for check-out
    • Access, setup, configure and promote the Sperber Library’s online databases that are also shared with Ostrow Library
    • Maintain an email database of digital patrons
    • Manage the digital library by caring for eReaders, purchasing eBooks, and eBook account management
    • Coordinating book buying with others in the department
    • Process Digital Library Cards

    Recommended Qualifications:

    • Two years’ experience in a related role
    • BA degree in related background
    • MS Office Suite
    • Social Media Platforms
    • WordPress/Drupal or similar familiarity
    • Creative skills, Canva preferred, Photoshop welcome

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  • Senior Director of Campaign and Advancement Operations

    Job Summary

    This position reports to the VP for Advancement and works closely with the Development Committee, Advancement and University leadership and the Board of Directors to ensure a successful Annual Campaign, Comprehensive Campaign and Community Campaign. 

    The Director / Sr. Director of Campaign and Advancement Operations oversees the teams responsible for gift processing and acknowledgement, data services, reporting and metrics.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    Advancement Operations

    • Partner with the VP for Advancement to staff the Development Committee and Strategic Visioning Committee. Liaise with committee members and lay leaders between meetings, following up on open actions and providing additional resources as necessary
    • Run or assist in running staff meetings, monitor campaign reports and donor pipelines, pace, and other campaign metrics
    • Supervise the Database Manager who oversees gift processing, cash collection and basic database hygiene
    • In partnership with the VP of Advancement, work closely with consultants who: collect data from systems throughout the University, import into Raiser’s Edge, and create custom reports and lists for users in Advancement and multiple University departments

    Campaigns

    • Work with Development leadership and campaign advisors to develop case statements and supporting materials needed to effectively solicit gifts
    • Work closely with consultants who design and implement a community campaign consisting of direct mail, email, phone, and text solicitation

    Development

    • Work with VP for Advancement to solicit campaign gifts from the Board of Directors, Development/campaign committee members, key University leadership and others
    • Assist the University President, VP of Advancement, and key Board members in arranging meetings with campaign prospects, preparing materials needed for principal donor meetings, making sure the donor is thanked appropriately, receives the materials, or follow-up action promised at the meeting, recording details of the meeting in the database, and ensuring that follow-up actions are noted and completed
    • Work with Board members and available data to identify potential campaign donors and provide recommendations about possible meetings and/or engagement opportunities for Development and University leadership
    • Supervise other Advancement Staff members as assigned
    • Special projects as assigned by the VP for Advancement

    Job Requirements

    • Bachelor’s Degree required
    • Experience in a Development campaign related capacity and proven track record of campaign operations and/or raising funds from diverse sources, preferably in the non-profit, education and Jewish communities OR
    • Relevant experience in a complex customer centered organization with strong background in systems, metrics and customer relationships
    • Experience in donor or customer cultivation, stewardship and events
    • Good organizational and administrative skills including the ability to multi-task
    • Familiarity with Raiser’s Edge or other donor/customer management software

    Who We Are:

    American Jewish University (AJU) is a thriving center of Jewish resources and talent that serves the Jewish community of the twenty-first century. A portal for Jewish belonging, AJU equips students, faculty, campers, and learners of all ages with the tools to create the ideas, build the structures, and develop the programs to advance Jewish wisdom and elevate Jewish living.

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