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Chief Financial Officer
Edlavitch JCC of Washington, DC
1529 Sixteenth Street NW
Washington, DC 20036

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In addition to the activities described above, the EDCJCC is entering into an exciting time as it launches a capital campaign to renovate the building and expand the endowment. It is seeking a new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) to partner with the CEO in managing growth and change. Working on a solid foundation, the new CFO will provide fiscal leadership and oversight for the organization.

The CFO will report directly to the CEO, interact with the Board of Directors, and be an important member of the senior management team. The CFO will be responsible for the day-to-day management of all fiscal matters and be a thought partner with the CEO and the Finance Committee. S/he will supervise a staff of three and will have responsibility for finances, human resource administration, technology, and security. The CFO will be involved with all the financial aspects of the institutions current capital campaign.

The successful candidate must be a team player, capable of integrating smoothly into the senior management team and fitting well in the organizational culture. S/he will have strong interpersonal and presentation abilities, excellent written and oral communication skills, a pitch in attitude and the ability to solve issues as they arise. S/he must work closely with the staff to promote and maintain an open, inclusive environment that emphasizes transparency and teamwork.


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The Edlavitch DCJCC (EDCJCC) is the Jewish community's address in our Nation's Capital, providing uniquely urban educational, social, cultural and fitness programs to the metro DC community. The mission of the EDCJCC is to preserve and strengthen Jewish identity, heritage, tradition and values through a wide variety of social, cultural, recreational, and educational programs and services. Though its primary focus is on the Jewish community, membership and participation in activities of the EDCJCC are open to all residents of the metropolitan area. Originally established in Washington in the 1920s, the EDCJCC is now visited by over 50,000 individuals each year.

The EDCJCC provides an array of programs to the Washington DC community, including:

Arts  Located near Dupont Circle, the EDCJCC is the only JCC in the nation to employ a professional acting company as one of its programs. Theater J, which produces several full-scale performances each season in the Centers Aaron & Cecile Goldman Theater, seeks to celebrate and explore the complexities and nuances of both the Jewish experience and the universal human condition. In addition to Theater J, EDCJCCs Morris Cafritz Center for the Arts annually produces the Washington Jewish Film Festival and the Washington Jewish Music Festival, as well as other events designed to showcase the rich history and culture of Jewish arts.

Early Childhood, Youth, and Family  The EDCJCCs Preschool serves over 100 children ages 2-5 and is committed to providing a child-centered, emergent curriculum that promotes a collaborative learning environment. Children of all ages can partake in the EDCJCCs after school programs, which offer exposure to diverse subjects including chess, language classes, and music lessons, or enroll in one of the many camp sessions, which run year round. Additionally, the EDCJCC has a Parenting Center that provides parents with support and guidance, ranging from parenthood preparation to infant care to family management.

Jewish Living  The Leo & Anna Smilow Center for Jewish Living and Learning offers classes such as Introduction to Judaism, Bible Study, and Interfaith Workshops. The EDCJCC is also a central gathering place for the community on Shabbat and holidays.

Networks  The EDCJCC hosts several social networks designed to bring together different subsets of the community, including EntryPointDC for young Jewish professionals, GLOE for the GLBTQ Community, a senior lunch program, and Inclusion Programming for individuals with disabilities.

Fitness  The Health and Fitness Center provides group exercise classes, one-on-one training, and wellness workshops for both members and non-members. Class options include yoga, aquatics, and martial arts. The Center also hosts recreational sports leagues throughout the year.

The Edlavitch JCC of Washington DC has a $9M+ operating budget, a full-time staff of 85, and approximately 200 seasonal and part-time staff. For more information, please visit