With an ever-growing agenda and an increasing range of support for Jewish personnel in the military and their families, the newly created position, Director of Operations will manage all JWB Operations around the world. The Director of Operations will direct and expand current JWB programs while creating new, innovative programs and activities in support of Jews in the U.S. military. The Director of Operations will also execute the vision of the JWB Director and the CEO of JCC Association of North America to connect both current Jewish military personnel and their families as well as those of US military veterans, to the JCC movement as JWB pursues its mission as the premier military support organization of the American Jewish community.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
* Coordinate JWB programs around the world * Design and implement new programs to meet the spiritual needs of Jewish Armed Forces personnel * In conjunction with the Director, set program priorities and supporting budgets * Coordinate recruitment, certification, appointment and training of military lay leaders * Provide resource materials for the practical implementation of JWB programming * Plan and coordinate annual chaplains and lay leaders' conference * Supervise JWB-tasked administrative staff * Manage JWB Plenum and JCC Association committee meetings * Develop and implement systematic program of engagement with JCCs for both active service Jewish military personnel and their families and veterans of US military service * Partner with the development team at JCC Association to advise and assist on all fundraising and grant initiatives related to JWB * Serve as liaison to outside organizations that provide services to Jewish service members and their families, (i.e. PJ Library, Jewish War Veterans, etc.) * Create educational materials for use by general Jewish community and military community, related to special projects (National Days of Honor and Remembrance, etc.) * Serve as acting director of JWB in the absence of the Director.
* MA degree or similar required * Senior-level experience in program development, operations and budgeting * Strong written and verbal communication skills * Experience developing and implementing creative and innovative Jewish programming * Strong interpersonal skills * Ability to travel * No prior military experience required
JCC Association of North America strengthens and leads JCCs, YM-YWHAs and camps throughout North America. As the convening organization, JCC Association partners with JCCs to bring together the collective power and knowledge of the JCC Movement. JCC Association offers services and resources to increase the effectiveness of JCCs as they provide community engagement and educational, cultural, social, recreational, and Jewish identity building programs to enhance Jewish life throughout North America. By supporting the 25,000 Jewish communal professionals who connect with two million JCC participants each year-JCC Association encourages engaged lives of purpose and meaning. Learn more at jcca.org, on Facebook and on Twitter.
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