March 8, 2006

by Reb Yudel
Richard Joel reenters the Kiruv market

From an ad posted on

The Mechinah Program of Yeshiva University is looking to fill its new position of Director of Outreach. The Director of Outreach will be responsible for implementing innovative outreach programming. He or she will coordinate Yeshiva University outreach activities to non-affiliated and non-orthodox Jewish teens throughout the United States and Canada. Will work in collaboration with academic departments, both the Yeshiva College and Stern College for Women Mechinah Programs, the new Center for the Jewish Future, and the Office of Admissions.

The candidate should have extensive experience in informal Jewish education. He or she will be responsible to the Director of the Mechinah. The candidate should have strong administrative and organizational skills. He or she should be a creative strategic planner and be able to think out of the box. The candidate should be charismatic and lively and should be able to breed a sense of excitement about Judaism among young people. He or she should also be a team player. The candidate should possess excellent one-on-one skills and the ability to encourage students to choose Yeshiva University as their university for undergraduate studies. Extensive travel will be required

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