Brandeis University, Hornstein Program

Program ID:Brandeis-Hornstein-DIRECTOR [#14037]
Program Title: Director of the Hornstein Jewish Professional Leadership Program
Program Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Location:Waltham, Massachusetts 02453, United States [map]
Subject Area: Jewish Studies
Appl Deadline:2019/09/20 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2019/07/11, finished 2019/12/16, listed until 2020/01/11)

*** this program has been closed and new applications are no longer being accepted. ***

Brandeis University seeks a visionary Director to lead and develop its Hornstein Jewish Professional Leadership Program. The Hornstein Program, a unit of the Graduate School of Arts of Sciences, is a master's level dual-degree program combining intensive academics, meaningful fieldwork, and international study seminars to prepare leaders for the 21st-century Jewish community.

The Director will oversee departmental operations, the curricula, and student recruiting. The Director is central in working with Hornstein’s university and community partners. The Director will lead the continued evolution of the program and the development of new educational options, platforms and strategies. We seek a leader with the ability to administer a complex professional program. The ideal candidate will possess educational vision and administrative expertise, as well as deep knowledge of Jewish communities and organizations around the world. The candidate must be able to work with diverse groups and bridge the cultures of academic and of professional practice. We welcome applicants from the full spectrum of Jewish communal leadership backgrounds. The Director will hold a (non-tenure track) faculty appointment, with rank open depending upon qualifications. This position is subject to budget approval. Applicants should upload application materials to These include a cover letter outlining the applicants’ qualifications and their curriculum vitae. Applicants are invited to submit two writing samples that provide a window into their intellectual and educational vision and, if they have recent university teaching experience, a representative course syllabus. Inquiries may be sent to The search committee will begin reviewing applications in mid-September, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. Brandeis University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer committed to creating equitable access and opportunities for applicants to all employment positions. We seek applicants who represent the rich diversity of the field of Jewish professional leadership, including individuals who are underrepresented in higher education, and who bring expertise to build, engage and sustain a pluralistic and just community.

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Brandeis University
415 South Street
Waltham, MA 02453

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