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Yeshiva University Casual Staff - RIETS in New York, New York

Position Summary:
If you are interested in any of the following positions, please contact:
Chaski Naor
Chaski.Naor@yu.edu

Position Responsibilities:
Madrich: Meet and Orient New Students
Meet the Post-Pesach students in April
Introduce themselves to and make appointments with new students
Meet students in Israel in May that are coming to YU for the coming fall
Meet/spend time individually with every student
Offer to learn with the students
Q and A session for the students
Follow up with students over the summer
Send e-mail regarding issues/loose ends
Follow up with phone calls as well
Be involved with Orientation events with Student Life
Orient students in Fall, with a lot of attention during Elul Zman
Follow up with students on many issues- checking in with them often in Elul and once every 2-3 weeks
One get-together in Elul (involve mashgichim and Head Madrich)
Build relationships with Students
Oversee students during their first semester on campus
Continuing contact with the Israeli yeshivot - to get feedback from them
Meet regularly with Head Madrich and flag students who may need extra attention
Follow up with students arriving in January (Spring Semester) and April (Post-Pesach) in a similar fashion, through their first semester
Connection to Israel Yeshivot
Keep in contact with the yeshiva to get feedback during the fall
Coordinate speaking slots - and shabbat visits with faculty and administration of Israeli yeshivot
Coordinate with Head Madrich (who will communicate with RIETS and Admissions)
Programming
Organize (Israel) yeshiva events for the students during their first semester [but not further into their YU careers]
Connection to Yeshiva Mashgichim
Introduce students to the mashgichim
Frequent updates to the mashgichim on students' progress (weekly in fall)
Recruitment
Trip to Israel during Winter Break to recruit students from their yeshiva and speak to the yeshiva about the progress of their alumni
Shiur Assistant
Take attendance
Organize shiur events
Develop a relationship with students
Pair up study partners and assist in seat assignments
At times offer review session before midterm and final
Viewed as student leaders and are required to remain on campus to during orientation and other weekends throughout the year
Shoel Umeishiv
Go around from table to table to see if students need assistance deciphering the texts
Develop relationships with the students and should feel comfortable discussing with them both academic and non-academic matters
On occasion substitute for the teacher and teach the class
Bayit Cham Counselor
Conducting group singing at Shabbos events such as the cafeteria meals and the Tish
Selecting students to share Divrei Torah at meals in the cafeteria
Overseeing events that take place on campus on Shabbos
Administrative duties
Night Seder Rebbe
Arrange night seder chavrusas
Coordinate night seder chaburas
Assist with questions in the beis medrash in regard to deciphering texts
Develop a relationship with students
Various Tasks:
Book reshelving
Teaching Assistants
Flyer creating and hanging
Publication editing
Typesetting
Miscellaneous
Experience & Educational Background:
Knowledge of UTS programs and students
Many years of experience with rabbinic texts
Skills & Competencies:
Good interpersonal and organizations skills
Ability to give a lecture on occasion
Detail oriented
Ability to read and write Hebrew
About Us:
Founded in 1886, Yeshiva University (YU) has a strong tradition of combining Jewish scholarship with academic excellence and achievement in the liberal arts, sciences, medicine, law, business, social work, Jewish studies, education, psychology, and more.
We are a leading global educational institution that employs 2,000 people across our various campus locations -- Wilf Campus, Beren Campus, Brookdale Center, Resnick Campus in the Bronx, the Gruss Institute in Jerusalem, the Boys High School in Manhattan and the Girls High School in Queens. From the distinguished faculty who teach here, to the dedicated staff, we work to fulfill our mission through all that we teach, by all that we do and for all those we serve. We seek to attract and retain engaged and committed individuals who contribute to an exciting working environment, where there is a sense of community and belonging, balanced with a significant cross section of people from diverse backgrounds working and studying together.
The University offers an excellent compensation package, and a broad range of employee benefit plans, including immediate participation in the University's retirement plan. Staff members are typically eligible for four weeks paid vacation each year and have access to a shuttle to nearby subway locations.
Equal Employment Opportunity:


Yeshiva University is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.

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