Senior Education Specialist

POSITION OVERVIEW

The Senior Education Specialist will help expand the impact of the Education Department, serving the 20,000 alum of Momentum programs as well as our global community partners. This position is responsible for managing the project implementation for several key educational initiatives – including developing and overseeing a cohort-based learning initiative and Jewish content curation for a daily companion app.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Cohort-Based Learning Coordination: Coordinating the recruitment, training of facilitators, development of learning resources, and successful implementation of over half a dozen cohort learning groups this year. Coordinate planning for expanding to more groups in the coming year.

Content Curation for Daily Companion App: Manage the curation of Jewish educational resources, in collaboration with other organizations, and in coordination with the app project manager.

Content Development Support: Assists Director with preparing content for various education initiatives, including articles, curricula for materials to be delivered by partner organizations, blogs, podcasts, and videos; supports proofreading and editing efforts for all educational work.

Project Management: Actively manages the workflow for department programs and initiatives including but not limited to: creating work plans with assignments and deliverable dates; tracking progress; working with the Director to resolve project hurdles, and maintaining communication about project status across the team. Attends key meetings and ensures appropriate follow-up is handled effectively.

Interdepartmental Coordination: Serves as a liaison to other Momentum departments deepening collaboration with Marketing, Development & Programs teams. Ensures requests from other teams are handled in a timely and thorough manner and follows up on requests made of other staff.

Reporting: Prepares reports on education and leadership initiatives as needed for the board, donor, and internal communication needs. Tracks department metrics, appropriately utilizes the Momentum database and generates both routine and ad hoc reports.

Teach and Facilitate: Responsible for being a contributing member of the team teaching and facilitating in-person and online learning for webinars, retreats, cohort learning, and other similar programs.

Performs other relevant duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree required; MA preferred
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience preferred. Prior experience in a non-profit environment preferred.
  • Proven ability to be detail orientated, organized, and proficient working on multiple simultaneous projects in varying stages.
  • Excellent writing skills required.
  • A strong background in Jewish education and exposure to online education preferred.
  • Must be able to work effectively with a team and consistently exhibit a professional demeanor.
  • Proven proficiency with the Microsoft Office suite of products; proficiency with social media platforms; comfortable learning and utilizing project management software tools.
  • Oral and written fluency with Hebrew and Jewish text required.
  • Self-motivated, takes initiative, is resourceful, and learns quickly.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and ability to exercise sound judgment.
  • Strong connection to Momentum’s mission and goals.
  • Ability to work non-traditional hours, including occasional evenings and Sundays as necessary to attend Momentum meetings and programs. Ability to travel occasionally for company-wide meetings and events.

Please use this link to submit your cover letter, resume, and salary expectations: hr@momentumunlimited.org. Please include experience with the following in your application cover letter:

  • Designing adult learning
  • Project management
  • Breadth of audience you’ve worked with – in terms of age, diversity, and expanse of reach
  • Written and spoken Hebrew

Please also submit a sample educational resource you’ve personally created (not in collaboration).

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