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Manager of Programs, JCC 20s & 30s
JCC Chicago
30 S. Wells St.
Chicago, IL 60606

Principal Responsibilities:

The Manager of Programs, JCC 20s and 30s, is responsible for the vision, planning, development and implementation of programs that create a vibrant Jewish community for young adults and families in Chicago, with multiple opportunities for engagement.Relationship building is a key role of the Manager, as he/she is charged with identifying, building and nurturing relationships between JCC Chicago and outside organizations, as well as with and between participants.The manager supports the vision, goals and strategy of JCC Chicago as a whole.

Key areas of responsibility:

Community Engagement

Family Engagement

Other Key Roles:

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelors Degree Required: focus on Jewish Studies, Non Profit Management of related preferred. Advanced degree in Jewish Communal Service, Social Work or Education preferred. Must be able to attend events and programs scheduled on various nights and weekends.

Minimum 2-4 years previous experience working with adults in educational, social or recreational setting; Previous experience creating and implementing programming for young adults and families preferred; Outreach experience to young adults required; previous experience building and managing relationships with lay and professional leadership preferred; experience utilizing effective networking skills required; must have access to transportation; budget development, management and compliance required.

Agency Information:

Led by our dynamic and forward-thinking Executive Team, JCC Chicago enriches lives and builds community through vibrant, meaningful experiences. We are a collaborative, dynamic, forward-looking team whose passion has a purpose. With Jewish values as our compass, we are moving JCC Chicago in new exciting directions that will strengthen our Jewish community, enrich generations, nurture friendships, respect traditions and bring out the best in every life we touch. JCC Chicago is the largest JCC system in North America, with more than 800 staff in over 15 diverse locations across the metropolitan area. Our core program offerings include Early Childhood Education, Children and Family Engagement Programs, J at School, Sports & Recreation, Aquatics, Arts & Ideas, Day Camps and Overnight Camp. In a time of growth and innovation, we welcome you to join us in building your career, as we build a stronger community.