Office Manager-Cohen Hillel at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Posted by: Hillel: The Foundation for Jewish Campus Life

Champaign, IL, US

Role Overview
Illini Hillel is looking for an organized Office Manager to assist in operations at the Cohen Center Hillel and assist Illini Hillel’s Executive Director. This professional will manage key tasks associate with inventory, finances, and human resources while also serving as a reception for students, parents, visitors, and donors.

What You’ll Do

  • Manage accounts payable, receivable and petty cash, oversee credit card reporting and track monthly budget in conjunction with Accounting Department of the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago.
  • Managing and promoting the rent and revenue of the Cohen Center’s revenue generating assets, including the parking lot, room rentals, Café Sababa and other opportunities as arise.
  • Managing space use and setup requests for Hillel’s programs in the Cohen Center, as well as building calendars.
  • Create, organize and maintain donor and financial records and reports using Little Green Light, Excel and other software as needed for use by the Executive Director and the development staff.
  • Assist Executive Director by providing general administrative support including, but not limited to report generation, correspondence and document preparation.
  • Greet and direct visitors and give tours of the building where appropriate; answer, screen and route incoming telephone calls, mail and general emails.
  • Responsible for organization, inventory and neatness of all areas of the Cohen Center, including the office suite, programming spaces and frequently-used storage areas.
  • Additional responsibilities include ensuring the completion of new hire paperwork, oversee payroll reporting for all personnel as required; monitor and supervise the monitoring of security procedures at the Cohen Center.

What You’ve Accomplished

  • B.A. from an accredited institution required; work experience preferred.
  • Relevant work experience.
  • Demonstrated collaborative skills and ability to handle multiple project simultaneously.
  • Experience with college students.

What You’ll Bring to the Job

  • Highly organized; friendly, dependable, and detail oriented
  • Strong PC skills including Microsoft Office, Google Docs; experience with donor database management program (Little Green Light and others) preferred.
  • Openness to learning about Jewish traditions essential, familiarity with Jewish traditions preferred.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A strong entrepreneurial spirit. Things may not always go according to plan, but you must be willing to take risks and learn from your wins as well as your losses.
  • Creative problem-solving, proactive communication, and collaboration.
  • Ability to collaborate across teams both inside and outside of Hillel.
  • Must be willing to have flexible hours

What You’ll Receive

  • Competitive salary in the non-profit marketplace. The salary range for this role is $35,000-36,000
  • A comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance, Group Supplemental Retirement Annuity (GSRA), pension plan, life insurance, Long Term Disability (LTD), Flexible Spending Plan, generous vacation/sick time, and parental leave.
  • Great professional development, mentoring, and skill building opportunities.

About University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Hillel
With nearly 3,000 Jewish students, Illini Hillel becomes a home-away-from-home for students from the Chicago Metropolitan area, downstate Illinois, and around the world. On a daily basis, dozens of students relax at Hillel between classes and throughout the day; staff members are frequently seen around campus engaging new students and promoting exciting events. Hillel serves thousands of students at Illinois through programs, Shabbat services and dinners, and immersion experiences.

Hillel at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is affiliated with Hillel International. Hillel International enriches the lives of Jewish students so that they may enrich the Jewish people and the world, and envisions a world where every student is inspired to make an enduring commitment to Jewish life, learning and Israel.

About Hillel International
In 1923, Rabbi Benjamin Frankel started Hillel with humble means, a noble mission and a breathtaking vision: to convey Jewish civilization to a new generation. Today, Hillel International continues to enrich the lives of Jewish students and is the largest Jewish campus organization in the world at more than 550 colleges and universities across North America and around the world. As Hillel evolves as an organization, the mission remains steadfast: to create lasting connections with students that foster an enduring commitment to Jewish life, learning, and Israel and train them to become the next Jewish leaders.

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