The Rabbinical Assembly is a global membership organization of over 1,600 rabbis, serving in a wide variety of settings, who are associated with the Masorti/Conservative Movement of Judaism. Our mission is to support and connect our rabbis and to spread our Movement’s unique understanding of Jewish tradition far and wide.
Reporting to and in partnership with the Senior Director of Rabbinic Leadership, the Director of Continuing Rabbinic Education will take the vision and structure of our current Continuing Rabbinic Education (CRE) to new levels by customizing our offerings to meet the needs of today’s and tomorrow’s rabbis. As curator of learning opportunities to strengthen rabbinic skills and leadership, and as facilitator of deepening our connections to Israel, the Director of Continuing Rabbinic Education will help guide our colleagues in their professional journeys.
- Implement limmud lishmah and homer lidrush for members (including, but not limited to, holiday and sermon preparation, practical rabbinics, text-based learning)
- Curate and administer a robust Professional Development program for members at transitional moments in their careers (early rabbinate, new positions, retirement, etc.)
- Create a CRE-tracking program and support members’ participation in a 3-year spiral curriculum geared toward enhancing rabbinic skills, strengthening professional leadership, and developing the Torah of our Conservative/Masorti movement
- Partner with the CJLS to integrate teshuvot, organize learning around issues of halakhah, and support members as they learn in order to teach and lead their communities
- Partner with Israel-oriented national and global organizations to coordinate educational programming
Skills and Competencies of Qualified Applicants:
- MA in Jewish Education or similar
- Experience developing Jewish learning programming for a diverse population
- Expertise in adult education
- Experience facilitating small group conversations on Zoom
- Experience in identifying partnership opportunities with other organizations to enable wider variety of program offerings
- Well-developed outreach, communication, and interpersonal skills
- Highly organized, detail-oriented, able to work independently and collaboratively
- Fluency in Hebrew a plus
Frequently cited statistics show that women and under-represented groups apply to jobs only if they meet 100% of the qualifications. We encourage you to break that statistic and apply. No one ever meets 100% of the qualifications. We look forward to your application.
Compensation: $110,000 - $120,000 plus benefits
To apply: Please send resume and cover letter to email@example.com by November 1, 2023.
Ideal start date: January 2, 2024
Location: Remote; must be available for meetings during East Coast working hours. Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States.