Executive Board Elections

Executive Board Candidate Information

Executive Board Applications are now open for our Programming PresidentEngagement President, and Communications and Marketing Vice President. Below you can find a position description for each role and the application questions. If you are elected, you will need to attend a mandatory board retreat all day on January 8th, 2019

Please submit a word document to Tamara Zishuk ( by Friday, October 26, at 6:00pm to declare your candidacy. We will have a Candidate Round Table on Monday, November 5th at 6:00pm for candidates to answer questions and explain their platforms.

Elections will take place  from Monday, November 5th at 7:00pm until Wednesday, November 7th at 7:00pm. Ballots can be found at the front desk of Hillel.  

Questions? Contact Tamara!

Executive Board Details

Programming Team President

• Planning and running team meetings
• Supporting Programming Team members in their work
• Meeting with Tamara, the Engagement President, and the Comm VP weekly to plan meetings that follow a structure to help other student leaders efficiently plan programs together
• Planning, checking-in, and coordinating programs with the Exec Team
• Managing the opt-out system and working with the engagement team president to make sure there are enough students to plan each program
• Acting as liaison between staff and student leaders
• Attending most Shabbat dinners at Hillel as well as most programs
• Representing Hillel in formal settings
• This position is a 7-10 hour-a-week commitment

Engagement Team President

• Planning and running team meetings/trainings
• Supporting team members in their engagement
• Coordinating Relationship-Based Engagement methodology trainings based on materials distributed by Hillel International
• Meeting with Tamara, the Engagement President, and the Comm VP weekly to plan meeting/trainings for the engagement team and to check-in/coordinate with the Exec Team
• Checking in with the engagement internship to prevent overlap, if necessary
• This leader will be available to meet with any engagement team members who need extra help or inspiration
• Acting as liaison between staff and student leaders
• Attending most Shabbat dinners at Hillel as well as many programs
• Representing Hillel in formal settings
• This position is a 7-10 hour-a-week commitment 

Communications and Marketing Vice-President

• Creating and implementing systems of communication between:
              • programming and engagement teams
              • staff and students
              • Hillel and the campus community
• Writing the weekly newsletter
• Managing a cohesive calendar for Hillel
• Creating a plan for all social media accounts
• Meeting with the programming team president, engagement team president, and Tamara, twice a month to plan, check-in, and coordinate Hillel logistics
• Meeting with Lauren to create plans for social media, develop a system of communication
• Acting as treasurer for University needs 
• Attending some programming team meetings
• This position is a 5-7 hour a week commitment

Executive Board Application

Graduation Year:     
Telephone Number:
Email address:
Position(s) of Interest:

Please submit a platform for your candidacy. This should include answers to the below questions as well as anything else you would want the members of the Hillel community to know about you before voting. 

1. Goals you have for your year as president. These can be personal,                leadership goals, goals for the organization, goals for your team, etc.
 2. A vision statement for Hillel starting with the words "I envision a Hillel that..." and this should be short. Maybe just a few sentences/phrases. Something that paints a picture of the Hillel you want to see.
3. Qualifications. Just a little bit about what you believe makes you qualified for this role, and previous leadership experience within and outside of Hillel.
4. Why you want it. What drives you to do this work? Why are you passionate about the Jewish community? Show us your soul.

In addition to creating a platform, please answer the following questions:

1. What other campus organizations are you involved in and any leadership positions you hold, if applicable?
2. Are you available January 8th and 9th for planning and attending the Leadership Team Training in the Spring?

You will also be asked to write a short (2-5 minute) speech about your platform once your application has been reviewed. You will deliver this speech at the presidents round table on November 5th at 6:00pm.

North Carolina Hillel Foundation
210 West Cameron Avenue
Chapel Hill, NC 27516
(919) 942-4057

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