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Springfield JCC
1160 Dickinson St
Springfield, MA 01108

Principal Responsibilities:

The Director of Athletics and Recreation is primarily responsible for directing, overseeing and maintaining all aspects of the sports and recreation programs of the JCC.The Director of Athletics and Recreation will serve as supervisor of the Athletics and Recreation staff team, as well as serving as an integral member of the agency program as a whole.The Athletics and Recreation Director will assist the General Manager of Health, Wellness and Membership and is expected to maintain the highest standard of safety and cleanliness for health and wellness facilities, hiring and training of staff and developing programs for all ages utilizing all areas of the department.The Athletics and Recreation Director must be detail oriented and well organized, with the ability to plan activities and schedules several months in advance.This person must be flexible and able to handle multiple projects at the same time.It is understood that this position will require evening and weekend hours.This position requires independent judgment, initiative and advanced administrative skills.The Director of Athletics and Recreation is expected to be innovative, imaginative and provide a positive role model for members and other staff.

Minimum Qualifications:


  1. Demonstrates ability to train staff
  2. Demonstrates ability to develop programming for all age groups
  3. Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
  4. Current CPR and first aid certifications required
  5. 1-3 years of related work experience
  6. Ropes Course Manager training strongly encouraged

Principle Responsibilities (principle responsibilities include, but are not limited to):



Program Planning and Development

Public Relations Responsibilities

Judaic Program Responsibilities

Community Responsibilities

Agency Information:

The Springfield Jewish Community Center is located in Springfield, Massachusetts on a beautiful 20 acre campus. The Center builds community and nurture wellness through physical, intellectual, social and spiritual means in an inclusive environment defined by Jewish values and culture. Participation in JCC programs and services is open to all ages, faiths and abilities.