• RIETS/UTS Adjunct Instructor (2018-2019)

    Posting Date 7 months ago(5/18/2018 2:20 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-10163
    Campus
    New York
    Employee Classification
    Faculty
    Department
    RIETS
    Position Type
    Part-time Temp greater than three months
  • 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 over 4,500 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: to “bring wisdom to life” 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 a shuttle to nearby subway locations.

     

    The Position:

    The SBMP program is a vibrant Torah studies program that runs from 9am -1pm for students interested in a varied course offerings ranging from Talmud, Tanach, Halacha, and Jewish Philosophy with an emphasis on forging a relationship between the Rebbe and student.

    POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

    • The role of the Adjunct Instructor is to teach and interact with students on a daily basis from 9am-1pm
    • Ability to make the subjects interesting and relevant to students and at the same time offered at a high level, as intended for those with a Yeshiva background after a year or more in Israel
    • Spend time mentoring students and should be able to understand their specific challenges and situation
    • Expected to be available and reachable by students after teaching hours and to coordinate shiur events and meetings with students one-on-one

    QUALIFICATIONS

    Experience and Educational Background:

    • Bachelors degree
    • Ordination
    • Experience teaching young adults

    Skills and Competencies:

    • Proficient in preparing daily lectures on topics of halacha, gemara, tanach, and hashkafa.
    • Charismatic personality and able to connect well with others
    • Experience with counseling/mentoring of young adults
    • Team player and able to collaborate with colleagues

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