Nativ Assistant Director of Admissions

Website USCJ

Position Purpose: To recruit and manage enrollment process for Nativ


o  Duties and Responsibilities: Main responsibilities include:

o   Oversees Nativ Admissions and Program Associate

o   Recruitment

§  Developing a long-term strategy for recruitment from early high school years through senior year

§  Creating network of connections in USY regions, Jewish high schools and public schools with large Jewish populations, Ramah camps and other Jewish summer camps, and synagogues and rabbis

§  Managing the Nativ website

§  Creating Nativ publicity materials

§  Utilizing Bogrei Nativ around the country to help in the recruitment process

§  Organize parlor meetings

o   Application process

§  Working with the online registration system

§  Coordinating with the Rothberg International School of Hebrew University admissions board

§  Reviewing all applications and following up on medical questions, when necessary

§  Being in constant contact with applicants and parents regarding question they may have throughout the process

§  Setting up interview schedule for Nativ Director and conduct interviews on behalf of the Nativ Director

o   Acceptance

§  Preparing acceptance packets

§  Setting up payment plans

§  Collecting admissions fees and deposits

§  Oversees distribution of Tikkun Olam scholarships for Nativ

o   Preparation for departure prior to start of Nativ year

§  Preparing materials to assist in the preparation process of the Nativ participants

§  Organizing flight lists, as well as add-on domestic flights

§  International departure and return flights to be at airport if there are problems and to meet the parents

o   Main contact for parents throughout the Nativ year

§  Responds for most concerns and questions that Nativ parents may have while their children are on the program

§  Sends out online communication to parents over the course of the year

Knowledge and Skills:

Comfort with basic computer skills
Social media
Attention to detail
Good interpersonal skills
Familiarity with USY/ Ramah/ Nativ and the concept of a GAP year
Teamwork with other departments at USCJ
Knowledge of Hebrew preferred

Education and work Experience: BA


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