Hornstein – JM (Shirley Idelson)
Brandeis University seeks a Director of Advising and Fieldwork for its Hornstein Jewish Professional Leadership Program. The Hornstein
Director of Advising and Fieldwork will hold an outside the tenure structure faculty appointment at the rank of Lecturer. This is a
9-month, full-time appointment plus additional summer responsibilities (with stipend) beginning in the summer of 2021.
of Advising and Fieldwork will manage student advising, direct the program’s fieldwork experience component, teach the equivalent of four
4-credit courses during the fall and spring semesters (these include fieldwork-related courses), teach one 2-credit course during the
summer; and, assist the Director of Hornstein with admissions, recruitment, the Starr Seminar, and continuing education programming.
The ideal candidate has an advanced degree in a field related to leadership and management of Jewish nonprofits; 5-10 years teaching
experience and 1-3 years administrative experience at an institution of higher education; deep knowledge in areas addressed by the Hornstein
curriculum which is geared specifically for Jewish professional leadership (Hornstein’s required courses address, for example, fundraising,
Israel, non-profit management, organizational behavior, program evaluation, and statistics; future electives might include Jewish ethics and
leadership, leadership in the Jewish digital landscape, global Jewry, and more); an extensive network of Jewish professionals; a love of
teaching, and an ability to articulate Jewish values. We welcome applicants from a full spectrum of backgrounds related to Jewish communal
Applicants should provide a cover letter outlining the applicant’s interest and qualifications, curriculum vitae, two
writing samples that provide a window into their intellectual and educational vision, and at least two representative course syllabi.
The search committee will begin reviewing applications immediately and continue until the position is filled.