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Join Our Team: Admissions Scout (Part-time)

YCT seeks to hire an Admissions Scout whose primary responsibility is to expand our pool of applicants for our semikha and leadership training programs.

New York, NY (or remote)

This position is available immediately


This role requires three main areas of focus: sourcing students by using various channels to identify suitable potential candidates; outreach to prospective students; and building pipelines for future students. This person will work closely with, and report to, the Executive Director who oversees student recruitment.

The individual filling this role, will also be responsible for researching Jewish Studies programs on college campuses, and contacting those particular Hillel Directors/Professors to identify prospective students. The qualified candidate will be expected to connect with summer camps, yearlong post-college learning programs, and other like-minded institutions and non-profit organizations, in order to identify appropriate students for YCT. This position also involves working in close partnership with our alumni, who have proven to be a primary resource for prospective students.

This is a 20-hour per week position. This is an ideal position for someone looking to contribute to a highly collaborative and cohesive team, and the opportunity to expand their professional network through connecting with our 150+ alumni in the field, many of whom are in key leadership positions in Jewish communal organizations across the country.

Hours must be fixed and held between 9:00am-5:30pm, Monday – Thursday.

Skills & Attributes:

Go-getter, proactive, competitive, results-driven, organized, meticulous detail/data management, resourceful, strong interpersonal/oral/written communication, strategic, and creative. We are looking for someone who executes quickly, thoroughly, and ensures the execution of necessary follow-up in a timely manner and with a sense of urgency.

The person filling this role must be familiar with the landscape of the Modern Orthodox community, and be integrated in student and professional networks. They must also have existing connections within those networks, or be motivated/energized to make them!

YCT is committed to a workplace culture that is encouraging, empowering, and supportive. Salary is commensurate with experience. To apply, please email with letter of interest and resume. For more information about YCT, please visit YCT is an Equal Opportunity Employer.