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Legacy Heritage Fund

Project Assistant

Immediate Opening

An outstanding NYC-based not-for-profit is seeking a skilled, energetic, individual, to serve as a Project Assistant. This is a great job opportunity for a motivated, resourceful, highly focused individual interested in not-for-profit or foundation work.

As a Project Assistant you will report to and support the organization’s program staff in connection with program implementation and oversight -- primarily in the fields of Jewish education and leadership development.

Responsibilities include providing logistical, administrative, and research support, preparation of documents, data entry, coordination of webinars and conferences, communicating with program participants and grantees, maintaining program timelines and calendars as well as serving as receptionist.

Communications skills as well as familiarity with the use of technology (including Word, Excel, Google Docs, and Adobe) and social media are vital. Knowledge of the Jewish institutional landscape is preferred.

Competitive salary and benefits. Please submit cover letter, writing sample and resume to

Job posted June 19, 2018

Temple Ohabei Shalom

Synagogue Executive Director

Brookline, MA

Temple Ohabei Shalom (“Lovers of Peace”), the first synagogue in Massachusetts (founded 1842), is seeking an Executive Director to manage and be accountable for its finances and operations.

As a Reform Congregation, Ohabei Shalom is a truly diverse mosaic, including Jews by birth, Jews by choice, interfaith families, and people of many ethnicities and nationalities, without regard to sexual orientation. The position is ideal for a hands-on manager seeking to have a lasting impact on a distinguished Jewish institution at a pivotal point in its history. The Executive Director will be supported by a congregation that is forward-looking, passionate about Judaism, and proud of its role in the culture of the Boston area.

Working with the President, Board of Trustees, and clergy, the Executive Director manages a team of five to seven people. The position requires a track record of non-profit leadership, experience implementing management best practices, and a solid foundation in fiscal, administrative, operational, facility, and membership management. The Executive Director is also expected to enhance the synagogue’s visibility, communications, and media presence.

The successful candidate will bring a “can do” attitude and an enterprising approach that will help illuminate areas of needed improvement.

For additional information and to submit a letter of interest and a résumé, please email: Temple Ohabei Shalom Executive Director Search Committee,

Position Details:

The Executive Director reports to the congregational President, who chairs the Board of Trustees. The Executive Director assists the Board in strategy, process improvement, and implementation of programs, and works closely with the Rabbis and lay leaders to ensure that they can function effectively. The Executive Director attends all senior leadership and Board meetings. Weekend work is common, depending on synagogue activities.

The Executive Director is accountable for the finances and successful operations of the congregation. This requires regular reporting of the financial and operational status to the President and Board. The individual will supervise the Temple budget, bookkeeping, dues collection, and rental income.

Annual compensation range: $80,000 to $90,000, plus benefits, depending on skills and experience.

Additional Duties and Responsibilities Include:

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  • Financial management: monitoring synagogue expenses and income; responsibility for all financial transactions
  • Overseeing annual budget process with Treasurer and Board’s Executive Committee
  • Evaluating all liability contracts to ensure adequate insurance coverage
  • Negotiating contracts with providers and managing provider relationships
  • Office management: responsibility for day-to-day operations
  • Maintaining synagogue calendar of events
  • Managing volunteers and programs; coordinating activities related to religious services
  • Coordinating with the Director of Education on educational-event planning
  • Developing and maintaining processes and procedures for office functions such as scheduling, rental, and purchasing
  • Managing member communications
  • Conducting staff performance reviews and updating job descriptions
  • Facilities management: supervising maintenance of the physical plant
  • Working with the Facilities Manager on space planning, food, set-up, and clean-up
  • Responsibility for the safety, security, maintenance, and cleanliness of the property
  • Recommending capital projects
  • Maintaining the proper care of religious items in consultation with the clergy
  • Communication: facilitating communication among office staff, clergy, and lay leaders
  • Coordinating and reviewing the Temple’s publications
  • Developing communication strategy around large events such as the High Holy Days
  • Developing and implementing media strategy
  • Reviewing content of Temple website
  • Welcoming and interviewing prospective members and developing a welcome packet for new members
  • Ensuring that member inquiries are addressed in a timely manner
  • Coordinating, publicizing, and supporting fundraising events

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Five years’ experience managing a non-profit organization, including financial
  • management and budget development
  • Experience with social media outreach and website design
  • Experience working with volunteers
  • Very strong writing skills
  • Excellent communication, presentation, negotiation, and interpersonal skills with an
  • ability to foster a collaborative team environment
  • Experience with employee recruitment
  • Knowledge of Judaism and understanding of synagogue life preferred.

Job posted May 3, 2018

Allston Brighton Community Development Corp.

Executive Director

Boston, MA

The Board of Directors of Allston Brighton Community Development Corporation (Allston Brighton CDC or ABCDC) seeks an Executive Director. Serving the Allston and Brighton neighborhoods of Boston for over 35 years, Allston Brighton CDC hasled initiatives that: create affordable homes, foster community leadership, enhance and protect open spaces, and offer steps to increased incomes and assets, so that residents can call Allston Brighton home for the long-term.

The Executive Director will serve as a strategic leader for ABCDC. They will build on ABCDC’s active history and its solid financial base. Together with our board and staff, the new Executive Director will strengthen our organization and partnerships.

The Executive Director will act as:

  • A strategic and supportive leader of the staff team
  • An engaged partner to ABCDC’s Board of Directors
  • A strong advocate and spokesperson for our community’s vision of our neighborhoods
  • An effective partner to local organizations, public officials and funders, and
  • A responsible overseer of our budget and our operations.

Our ideal candidate for Executive Director will be committed to ABCDC’s communities, and motivated to lead the organization into its next phase of growth. They will possess many of the following skills and qualifications:

  • At least five years of community development or related nonprofit leadership experience
  • Familiarity with affordable housing development and asset management
  • Passion for community-based work
  • Experience as a mentor and supporter of staff
  • Strong organizing and leadership building skills
  • Good listener
  • Bold, strategic and innovative thinker and decision maker
  • Collaborative team manager who can work well with a diverse workforce, board, and community
  • Ability to identify issues and resolve conflicts, both internally and externally
  • Comfortable fundraiser and spokesperson
  • Skilled overseer of organizational finances
  • Leader with established relationships in our community preferred
  • Ability to establish trusting and respectful relationships both internally and across the cultures and communities of Allston and Brighton required
  • Strong communication skills in English
  • Additional proficiency in languages spoken in our communities preferred (e.g. Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, Russian).

The Selection Process
Please submit one PDF document containing a cover letter, detailing your interest and qualifications for this position, and an up-to-date resume to:

Address your application to: Allston Brighton CDC Search Committee, c/o Ann L Silverman Consulting, Consultants to ABCDC.
All questions should be addressed to: See for more information about ABCDC and its programs.

Job posted April 26, 2018

Havurah Shalom

Program Director

Portland, OR

Havurah Shalom, a Reconstructionist and participatory Synagogue in Portland Oregon is expanding its small staff and hiring a Program Director. This position will be a key member of Havurah's leadership team along with the Rabbi and Education Director and work in close coordination with our 450 families to help the community meet our congregational goals.

The Program Director is a key member of Havurah Shalom’s leadership team. The Program Director will implement and evaluate Havurah’s congregational goals through delegation of tasks to staff or through direct implementation and will supervise Office & Facilities Manager, Communication & Engagement Manger and Music Coordinator. This position is essential to the ongoing operation of Havurah Shalom and plays a key role in meeting the mission of the organization.

Education and Experience

• Bachelor's Degree
• Two years of experience performing a full range of administrative functions
• Two years of experience in providing supervision
• Two years of experience working either as employee or volunteer in a Jewish communal setting
• Ability to work some weekends and evenings
• Experience in non-profit or membership organization

• Master’s Degree
• Three to five years of experience performing a full range of administrative functions
• Three to five years of experience in providing supervision
• Three years of experience in Jewish education through teaching and curriculum development
• Three to five years of experience working either as employee or volunteer in Jewish communal setting

Skills and Critical Characteristics:
• Ability to take a strategic plan, and collaboratively develop with staff, lay leaders, and congregants long and short-term goals that will allow Havurah to actualize those goals
• Ability to see the overall mission as well as implement the smallest of details to accomplish goals
• Ability to work successfully and respectfully with staff, clergy, congregants, partner organizations, and other community organizations; respect diversity of backgrounds, perspectives, personalities and communication styles
• Ability to work well within a team setting and assist in building and maintaining a positive team environment; hold people accountable, evaluate processes and make needed changes
• Possess organizational skills to track outcomes, manage workload, anticipate upcoming program needs, as well as respond to shifting priorities
• Approach all activities with the lens of congregant engagement, demonstrating genuine interest and respect for each individual and the ability to build relationships
• Expert computer skills; advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and Google docs, ability to learn and use database systems, create and utilize spreadsheets, develop publicity materials

Please send resume and cover letter to

Job posted April 26, 2018

Jerusalem U

Development Associate

Boston, MA (and remote work)

Are you passionate about Israel and the Jewish people? Do you thrive in fast-paced environments? Are you hardworking, with superb planning, organization and administrative skills? Do you pay attention to the details?

As far as you’re concerned, anything worth doing is worth doing right every single time. You stay focused and nothing falls through the cracks on your watch. If you fit this description, then grab your favorite beverage, sit back and keep reading.

The Development Associate is a full time position supporting two fundraisers, one in Boston and one in Los Angeles and reports to the Manager of the Development Department who works in our Israel office.

What You’ll Do:

  • Donor research and strategy: Creating and tracking donor profiles
  • Event logistics: Managing all aspects of donor related events, screenings, focus groups, etc.
  • Fundraising trips: Coordinating logistics for fundraiser trips including scheduling meetings and preparing materials
  • Distribution assistance: Providing outstanding customer service to our current and future partners and investors to steward the relationship and their business
  • Tracking and reporting: Inputting and maintaining data in Salesforce and producing reports on fundraising progress
  • Communications: Writing clean and compelling donor correspondence including emails, proposals, presentations, etc.
  • General assistance: various administrative and organizational tasks

Who You Are:

  • Minimum of 3 years’ relevant experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree or a combination of education and experience that would approximate the level of professionalism
  • Strong organizational and follow-through skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines and thrive in fast-paced, demanding environments
  • Strong problem solver who keeps a cool head under pressure
  • Takes initiative to move a tasks forward
  • Willingness to do what it takes to get the job done including working off-hours or overtime

Extra Credit:

  • Knowledge of Salesforce or other CRM system
  • Knowledge of Google Office Suite
  • Knowledge of Word, Excel and Powerpoint

Who We Are:
Jerusalem U is a non-profit organization founded in 2007 to strengthen the connection of young Jews to Israel and the Jewish people, to prepare them for life as a Jew on college campus and beyond. Our vision is to impact hundreds of thousands of young Jews reaching them frequently with meaningful Jewish and Israel video content.

We are not simply filmmakers. We are change-makers.

Our strategy is to create transformational education -- one film at a time. Our feature films and short films have engaged millions of viewers across the globe, distributed on digital platforms such as Netflix and YouTube, as well as through screenings in film festivals, communities and college campuses across North America.

To apply, please go to:

Job posted April 26, 2018

Jewish Federation of Greater Charlotte

Director, Community Relations and Israel Affairs

Charlotte, NC

The Jewish Federation of Greater Charlotte (JFGC)‘s mission ensures that Jewish values, goals, traditions and connections are preserved for current and future generations. The greater Charlotte community is educated and passionate about and connected to the State of Israel and to Jewish people worldwide. These connections are strengthened through the work of the Jewish Community Relations Council which promotes the interests of the Charlotte Jewish Community and serves as the collective voice of the Jewish community. Charlotte is rapidly growing and there is a need to enhance and build upon the rich tradition of collaboration and Israel advocacy in the Jewish community. We seek an experienced Jewish Community Relations professional, with a proven track-record of building strong relationships and community. as
of the Jewish community.

Reporting directly to the Chief Executive Officer, the Director of Community Relations and Israel Affairs is responsible for providing leadership for community relations and Israel affairs initiatives in the greater Charlotte Jewish community. This includes developing and maintaining constructive relationships with leadership in the Jewish and general communities to advance the interests, needs and concerns of the Federation and the greater Charlotte Jewish community. This person must be a strong and passionate advocate for Israel, and will serve as part of the senior management team.

• Demonstrated leadership experience in promoting mission critical programs and initiatives
• Commitment to Israel and comprehensive background on Israel-related issues, politics, people, and history
• Excellent oral and written communications skills, including public speaking, writing of letters, op-ed pieces, and responses to community issues
• Experience with social media and other forms of digital communication are strongly desired
• Knowledge and understanding of government affairs, legislative processes, and advocacy
• Strong knowledge and understanding of Jewish practices, customs, history, and community infrastructure
• Ability to set priorities and handle multiple tasks; strong organizational skills
• Personable, enthusiastic, self-motivated professional; comfortable in a fast-paced working environment, including occasional nights and weekends
• Ability to work closely with others in a team environment, and effectively interact with all levels of management, community leaders, donors, and volunteers
• Ability to create and manage project/program budgets and timelines
• Education: minimum of Bachelor’s degree; Master’s degree in related field preferred
• Minimum of 4 – 6 years of experience in Jewish communal service, public affairs, Israel advocacy, or related field

Please send cover letter and resume to

Job posted April 19, 2018

Temple Beth El

Director of Innovative Education & Engagement

St Petersburg, FL

Seeking a full time self- motivated professional to create an innovative and progressive educational program to engage our youth and families. This individual will explore new ways to offer Jewish education and foster a strong sense of Jewish identity and community.

Major Responsibilities will include:
• Developing and implementing an innovative, progressive
program of youth education and family engagement at Temple Beth-El that responds to the vision created during our two-year listening process
• Creating diverse and flexible opportunities to meet the needs and interests of our children and families
• Working in partnership with our lay and professional leadership
• Being an integral and active participant in our Temple community
• Engaging unaffiliated Jewish families and collaborating with other
temples, synagogues and Jewish organizations to enhance the
educational and social experiences of our youth
• Planning and leading activities that promote knowledge of Jewish
culture, holiday celebrations and values to develop a strong sense of Jewish identity

Desired Qualifications and Skills
• Passionate about developing a strong and vibrant Jewish future
• Degree, training or experience in innovative education and
community leadership
• Sensitive to the needs of individual youth and their families
• Competency in Jewish knowledge and culture
• Graduate degree or certification in one or more relevant fields
• Prior experience with design thinking and progressive
programming models that may be applied to our community
• Innovative and creative (“out of the box”) thinker who is not afraid
to take risks
• Team player/collaborator
• Effective oral/written communicator
• Strong interpersonal skills
• Effective Leadership/management skills, including supervision,
flexibility and a commitment to professional growth
• Organized with ability to follow through

Interested parties should send cover letter and resume to

Job posted April 19, 2018

William Davidson Foundation

Program Officer, Israel Insights

Troy,  MI

The William Davidson Foundation, a private family foundation, dedicated to advancing the economic, cultural, and civic vitality of Southeast Michigan, the State of Israel, and the Jewish community, is seeking nominations and applications for the position of Program Officer, Israel Insights.

The Program Officer, Israel Insights will play a key role in the strategic development and stewardship of grants across the Jewish Life portfolio through relationship building, grants management, and identifying new opportunities to impact the field of Israel advocacy, education and research. S/he will manage a portfolio of grants dedicated to experiential learning and thoughtful policy analysis, working both within and outside Israel to further the democratic and pluralistic values that are central to the State of Israel. Additional investments seek to nurture the connection between the American Jewish community and the State of Israel.

The ideal candidate will bring a keen understanding and depth of experience on issues of impact to the modern State of Israel. S/he will be a collaborative leader internally and externally with the ability to build strong, mutually beneficial relationships with a broad and diverse constituency. The Program Officer, Israel Insights will be an effective communicator and spokesperson on behalf of the William Davidson Foundation. S/he will be a thoughtful contributor to the strategic advancement of the foundation’s work in Israel, and will help the organization to articulate and focus its investments to maximize outcomes while identifying new areas for extending impact. S/he will have a thorough and abiding appreciation of the challenges, opportunities, and key developments in the field of Israel advocacy, education, and research.

The Program Officer, Israel Insights will independently oversee a portfolio of active grants, screen organizations and projects aligned with the Jewish Life portfolio, and develop progress reports and materials for review and discussion by the grants committee and board.

The ideal candidate will possess many of the following professional and personal abilities, attributes and experiences:

Professional Experience & Education
• Bachelor’s Degree required, Master’s Degree preferred
• Minimum of seven to ten years experience in relevant field with a preference for individuals who bring significant expertise in understanding and depth of experience on issues of impact to the modern state State of Israel and a personal and/or professional background in relevant areas
• Experience as a grantmaker or grantseeker preferred
• Hebrew language proficiency (both written and spoken) preferred

Personal Attributes:
• Commitment to the Foundation’s mission to honor William Davidson’s memory and to continue his philosophy of giving by: supporting projects that will have a significant, long-term impact on the lives of the participants; collaborating with organizations and individuals that are creative,
visionary and transformational; leveraging resources to work with other organizations and grantors; and encouraging a spirit of entrepreneurship
• Ability to learn quickly; demonstrate integrity/ethics beyond reproach; strong interpersonal skills and experience building positive collaborative relationships; willingness to “pitch in” and assist on any project – big or small; sufficient comfort with ambiguity and change to succeed within an
evolving and entrepreneurial environment; be well organized and detailed-oriented
• Ability to travel including grantee site visits and serve as a representative of the Foundation at external meetings

To Apply
More information about the William Davidson Foundation may be found at:  Candidates are strongly encouraged to apply as soon as possible. Applications including a cover letter describing your interest and qualifications, your resume (in Word format), and where you learned of the position should be sent to: In order to expedite the internal sorting and reviewing process, please type your name (Last, First) as the only contents in the subject line of your e-mail.

Job posted April 5, 2018

University of Maryland Hillel

Associate Director

College Park, MD

Maryland Hillel’s Associate Director (AD) will play a pivotal role in leading one of the nation’s preeminent Hillels as it enters the next phase of its growth. The ideal candidate will be a multi-talented individual who is ready to think boldly and can exercise adaptive leadership to ensure Hillel achieves its strategic objectives. The AD will exercise oversight over day-to-day operations; ensure inter-departmental collaboration; manage employee professional development; strengthen partnerships and relationships both on and off campus; manage and enhance Maryland Hillel’s brand-identity; and, engage in targeted fundraising activities. Maryland Hillel seeks a strong leader with the ability to align a team around a vision, marshal resources effectively, and continue to build upon the organization’s reputation of providing transformative experiences to Jewish students.

What You’ll Do:

  • Engage in vision setting with the executive director and senior management team, leading Maryland Hillel in its continued drive to excellence.
  • Facilitate collaboration and communication between the operations, student life and development departments.
  • Serve as the disruptor and change agent to the organization, looking for new, creative and efficient ways of executing Hillel’s mission.
  • Monitor organizational progress towards goals.
  • Serve as a community presence – representing Maryland Hillel to external communities.
  • Drive marketing and branding activities to ensure greater awareness of Hillel amongst all constituencies including overseeing campus coalition building endeavors.
  • Motivate, inspire and drive the professional team by ensuring professional development plans are in place, employees receive sound supervision, and there is a prevailing sense of teamwork towards defined objectives.
  • Lead select student life endeavors like career networking for seniors or Machar Moments, which brings accomplished individuals to campus to meet with students.
  • Supervise a few senior members of Maryland Hillel’s team.
  • Serve as lead professional on select board task forces and committees and participate in financial resource development for the agency.
  • Participate in relevant student life programs like Shabbatot, Birthright Israel, Alternative Breaks and more – as needed.

What You Bring to the Role:

  • Master’s Degree and 3+ years of relevant experience in Jewish nonprofit work or 5+ years of relevant work experience.
  • Successful track record of managing a multi-talented team.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Highly developed communication abilities.
  • Strong Jewish knowledge and the ability to apply that knowledge to Hillel’s work.
  • The ability to align tasks with a broader vision.
  • An acute ability to empower others.
  • Project management experience.
  • Proactive leadership abilities anticipating challenges and opportunities and mounting the appropriate response.
  • Critical thinking.
  • A great sense of humor.
  • An ingrained passion for Jewish life and community, in its varied expressions.

About Maryland Hillel:
Maryland Hillel enjoys a national reputation for its Jewish community, both due to its size with some 5,800 Jewish undergrads, and, more critically, due to the vibrancy of Jewish life on campus. A team of 18 professionals work in concert with Jewish students to facilitate a veritable menu of experiences and opportunities. Hillel strives to ensure that Jewish students derive meaning and value from connecting, in their individuated ways, with our tradition, heritage, and Israel. Maryland Hillel draws students to the University of Maryland from around the country with large contingents from Maryland, the tristate area, Florida and California. Following many years of growth, Hillel is now embarking on a capital campaign to construct a custom-built 40,000 square foot Jewish student center. The project has invigorated all of Hillel’s stakeholders. Simultaneously, as the Executive Director plays a leading role in shaping the building process, senior leadership is required to preserve and strengthen Maryland Hillel’s efforts.

To Apply:
Apply at and include your resume and cover letter.

Job posted April 5, 2018

Queensborough Community College

Director - Kupferberg Holocaust Center

Bayside, NY

Queensborough Community College invites applications for Director of the Kupferberg Holocaust Center. The Director reports to the Vice President for Institutional Advancement and leads the operational, educational, outreach, and fundraising programs of the Kupferberg Holocaust Center. The mission of the Kupferberg Holocaust Center (KHC) is to use lessons from the Holocaust to educate current and future generations about the ramifications of unbridled prejudice, racism and stereotyping. The lessons of the Holocaust are also used to develop exhibits and programs related to genocide, mass atrocities, and contemporary issues. The Center seeks to encourage an awareness of, and appreciation for, the value of diversity in a pluralistic society.

The Director's leadership and vision guides the production of customized exhibits and their attendant catalogues each semester dealing with Holocaust-related themes and, in doing so, assembles and directs a production team consisting of researchers, writers and graphic designers; creates a production, distribution and viewing schedule for the exhibits; and develops budgets and funding sources to support their creation, distribution, marketing and evaluation.

The Director's background and collaborative skills will assist him/her in creating and maintaining working relationships with the faculty and department chairs of the College to have the KHC serve as a learning laboratory for Queensborough students, including students who are in those programs directly related to the study of the Holocaust as well as those who are not. Key components of interaction with the Queensborough student body are the various internship programs coordinated by the KHC Director.

The Director's knowledge and planning for the KHC's educational programs, activities and events for the greater community shall incorporate the available research on the Holocaust, the experiences of Holocaust survivors, the needs of second and third generation survivors, the concerns of the KHC Advisory Board and the expressed concerns of Queens County's most diverse, multi-ethnic community in developing a mechanism that adds relevance to such studies and provides to the users an approach to addressing prejudice and enhancing individual and group relations. The KHC's programs, activities and events are held throughout the year and scheduled during days, evenings and weekends.

The Director's inspiration and commitment to the mission of the KHC will guide his/her efforts in developing working and funding relationships with community organizations, elected officials and funding sources. Support for the KHC's programs is generated by grants, sponsorships, membership, annual fund campaigns, major gifts, planned giving, naming opportunities, speaker stipends or rental fees from the KHC customized exhibits, along with funds generated by the KHC's endowment.

The Director, working in conjunction with the Office of Marketing and Communications, maintains a constant public awareness of the KHC and its ongoing customized exhibits and instructional materials.


Bachelor's Degree and eight years' relevant experience required.

-Advanced degree in a field related to the Holocaust, Genocides, or Human Rights
-Post-secondary teaching experience
-A documented portfolio of exhibits developed to educate about the Holocaust, and Genocides, or Human Rights
-Fundraising experience (government grants/allocations, major gifts, special events and membership drives)
-Program management experience (to generate relevant exhibits, activities and events for the KHC)
-Knowledgeable about the Holocaust and genocides throughout the world
-Community outreach experience
-Experience working with elected officials to garner support for instructional programs
-Marketing experience
-Excellent writing skills
-Excellent communication and public presentation skills
-Budget management skills
-Technology skills
-Experience working with diverse populations
-Public education experience
-Willingness to work non-standard hours as necessary

Application Instructions:
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Candidates must provide a resume and cover letter.

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Job posted April 5, 2018

Denver Jewish Student Connection

Director of JSC Programming

Denver, CO

Denver JSC bridges the gap between a parent-guided Jewish childhood to a proud, self-chosen Jewish identity through its on-campus JSC clubs. Through engaging, fun, and content-filled programming, JSC assists teens in fostering meaningful personal connections with Jewish culture, the Jewish people, with Israel – and with each other.

JSC educator/advisors run informal Jewish clubs in non-Jewish high schools, with plans to extend into middle schools. JSC staff works with teen advisory boards to develop programming as well as run informal get-togethers outside of regular club meetings.

JSC is looking to welcome a Director of Programming with the following responsibilities:
1. Program Oversight - Oversee the development of creative and content-filled programming based upon innovative experiential educational techniques. Provide direct implementation in 4 clubs.
2. Staff Supervision - Provide supervision and oversight of the JSC advisors in ensuring implementing the program in 12-15 clubs in 2018-19 the JSC mission to meet our goals
3. Relationship Building Develop mentoring relationships with JSC teens.
4. Growing clubs - Initiate and Cultivate relationships to expand JSC to 11 more sites over the next three years

About you:

  • You are passionate about Judaism, Israel, and fostering the unity of the Jewish people
  • You are trained and experienced in Jewish experiential education with exceptional programming skills.
  • You are organized and, yet, flexible and responsive
  • You thrive on working with teens
  • You build authentic relationships with teens, parents, and other community members
  • You are fun-loving, self-driven, and motivated

You have:

  • Excellent and mature communication skills – to engage Jewish teens and work with professional team members, parents, and the greater Denver Jewish community
  • Deep understanding of our tradition and an appreciation for what all movements and youth groups provide
  • Graduate degree (or equivalent) in Jewish studies and/or experiential education
  • 3-5 years camp and/or youth-group experience

1. Must be a licensed driver with a valid license, access to a car for work purposes, and excellent driving record
2. This position requires significant time out of the office, limited travel, and active participation in programs that occur outside of a traditional work schedule.
3. This position requires local travel in Denver and occasional evening and weekend commitment
4. Infrequent participation in conventions and activities outside of Denver.

Please send cover letter, resume, references, and a 90 second video introducing yourself and why you're perfect to join our team

Job posted April 5, 2018