Young Judaea- Year Course Director (Gap Year Program)


Young Judaea- Year Course Director (Gap Year Program)
Full Time
Jerusalem and Tel Aviv

The Director of Year Course is a full-time position responsible for the overall management of Year Course. Matters of safety, health and security are the top priority for the YC Director and are the first consideration in all aspects of operation of the program. The Year Course Director is responsible for forming the rationale and articulating the goals and values of the program pursuant to the approval of Young Judaea Israel Amuta (YJI) management and seeing that they are executed through sound methods. The Director integrates all the components of Year Course into a total, coherent, educational unit. The Year Course Director divides their time mostly between Jerusalem and Tel Aviv and reports to the Deputy Director and Executive Director of YJI.

Required Qualifications:

English – fluent. Mother tongue level. Hebrew – fluent

8+ years of management experience with a proven track record of success, innovation and growth within the field

Marketing experience

Understanding of and experience with American Jewry

Deep connection and knowledge of Israel and YJ ideology

Youth Movement background

An exceptional communicator with excellent written and oral skills in Hebrew and English

Bachelor’s degree (MA or above preferable)

Strong skills in working with committees, boards, community and staff

Strong budgetary knowledge and ability to plan and manage large budgets

Energetic, strong organization skills, team player, a passionate leader with excellent interpersonal, communication, and supervisory skills

Ability to work long hours including evenings and weekends

Current driver’s license

Computer savvy

Send resumes and a cover letter to [email protected]

Inquiries can be directed to Iris at [email protected]

Only relevant candidates will be contacted.


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