J Street U Operations and Programming Coordinator

J Street U · Washington, District of Columbia
Department J Street U
Employment Type Full-Time Non-Exempt
Minimum Experience Entry-level
Compensation $45,500-$49,500

Position Title: J Street U Operations and Programming Coordinator 

Reports to: J Street U Director

Start Date: Summer 2022 

Location: Remote


Position

Are you interested in growing J Street’s campus program? Do you want to help engage and inspire students to advocate for a peaceful resolution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, an end to the occupation and principled, effective US diplomacy in the Middle East?  


J Street is looking for the newest member of the J Street U team, the student arm of the pro-Israel, pro-peace movement. The candidate hired for this position will have interest and experience in youth empowerment and a desire to strengthen the Jewish American progressive voice on Israel -- on campus, in the Jewish community, and within the arenas of American politics and policy.

 

The J Street U Operations and Programming Coordinator will be a member of the J Street U Team. As Operations and Program Coordinator, you will be responsible for coordinating J Street U’s data management protocol as well as students involvement in our communication and political work  

 

The ideal candidate will have qualities that lend themselves to successful student engagement and program administration. We are looking for someone who is detail oriented with the ability to prioritize and someone with a passion for our issue. 


Key Duties and Responsibilities

Working with the J Street U Director and team, the Operations and Programming Coordinator  will:

  • Manage Systems
    • Manage J Street U Data; 
    • Update J Street U website, social media pages, and Wiki; 
    • Compile and help develop educational resources for students; and 
    • Execute administrative and other tasks as necessary
  • Coordinate J Street U programs: 
    • Ensure J Street U’s collaborates with other departments at J Street around meetings with members of congress, meetings with candidates running for office, synagogue events and more;
    • Coordinate and run trainings and strategy sessions for students; 
    • Help J Street U staff to plan national strategy and student-focused events;
    • Work with students committees on political and communication work; and 
    • Oversee recruitment and operations of the Dounn Fellowship in the US and Israel. 


Required and Desired Skills and Characteristics

Applicants should have a demonstrated track record in the following required skills/qualities:

  • Highly organized, detail-oriented, able to prioritize multiple tasks, meet deadlines, and work independently as well as in a team;
  • Comfort with and interest in data management;
  • Strategic thinking- the ability to identify and pursue opportunities to maximize efficiency;
  • Personally engaging and eager to work with students, and staff- able to build and cultivate relationships;
  • Ability to be a team player and be relentless in professional self-improvement; and
  • A strong understanding of and commitment to J Street and J Street U’s mission.

Additional desired qualifications include:

  • Experience working with CRM platforms;
  • Knowledge of/ and great interest in the history and politics as it relates to the Middle East, Israel, and the Arab-Israeli conflict; and
  • Experience with college organizing and student engagement.

Candidates who are willing to commit to this position for two or more years will be given priority.  


Organization 


J Street is the political home for pro-Israel, pro-peace Americans working for the future of Israel as the democratic homeland of the Jewish people. The organization believes that preserving Israel’s Jewish and democratic character depends on achieving a two-state solution, resulting in a Palestinian state living alongside Israel in peace and security.


J Street focuses its work in three main areas: (1) Advocating and demonstrating support for pro-Israel, pro-peace policies in Congress, the media and the Jewish community; (2) Endorsing and raising money for federal candidates who share J Street’s agenda; and (3) Educating the public and raising awareness of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the two-state solution.


Compensation, Benefits and Employment Status


This is a full-time position, with occasional work outside traditional work hours on an as-needed basis. The salary for this full-time non-exempt position is $45,500-$49,500. Per J Street's Collective Bargaining Agreement, pay and title are commensurate with experience and according to pay bands outlined in our CBA. This position can be hybrid.


Our comprehensive benefits package includes unlimited personal time off, sick leave, generous parental and family leave, paid time off on many federal and Jewish holidays, health and dental insurance, company-paid life insurance, a 401k program including an employer match, commuter benefits, and a flexible spending account. 


J Street recognizes a staff bargaining unit affiliated with IFPTE Local 70, a union for non-profit workers. This position is included in J Street’s bargaining unit and is covered under the terms of the collective bargaining agreement. 


Physical Requirements

There are no extraordinary physical requirements for the performance of the essential functions of this position. J Street will make reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. There is potentially some travel associated with the role but this can be discussed if the physical demands of travel would prevent someone from applying. 


To Apply

We are excited to receive applications from a broad range of applicants as we grow our organization to better reflect the diversity of the communities that care about our mission. Please submit the items listed below:

  1. Cover Letter that explains why you are interested and qualified
  2. Resume
  3. List of Three References


This position is available immediately. Applications are being accepted now and the position will be filled as quickly as possible. 


At J Street we value an inclusive, welcoming, and diverse workplace. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to understanding and valuing each other’s perspectives at all levels of the organization thereby creating a culture that allows us to better serve our employees, and the communities we work with. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law. This policy applies with regard to all aspects of one’s employment and fellowship, including hiring, transfer, promotion, compensation, eligibility for benefits, and termination.

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  • Location
    Washington, District of Columbia
  • Department
    J Street U
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time Non-Exempt
  • Minimum Experience
    Entry-level
  • Compensation
    $45,500-$49,500