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Human Resources Manager
Edlavitch JCC of Washington, DC
1529 Sixteenth Street NW
Washington, DC 20036

Principal Responsibilities:

The Edlavitch Jewish Community Center (EDCJCC) is currently looking for a Human Resources Generalist to join our team!

Ideal candidates will have a can-do, anything is possible, positive attitude. The ideal HR Generalist will have at least 5 years of experience of relevant HR experience with a focus on: Onboarding, Employee Relations, Employee Engagement, Training & Development, Compensation & Benefits, and Payroll.


 Administer leave and benefits programs

 Prepare and maintain all employee records, letters and other contractual documents in personnel files

 Support the employee life cycle process, including on-boarding, performance management, staff training and development and off-boarding activities, etc.

 Promote learning and development within the agency; facilitate training when required

 Manage employee relationships

 Advise Leadership on day to day employee issues

 Handle HR matters reliably and in accordance with legal requirements.Liaise with outside legal counsel as needed

 Support Leadership by completing ad hoc tasks and projects according to business needs

Minimum Qualifications:


 Degree in Human Resource Management or at least 5 years of Human Resources generalist experience, preferably in a nonprofit setting.

 A strong communicator and highly collaborative with exceptional relationship management skills

 Exceptional organizational skills

 Demonstrated experience successfully leading, coaching and mentoring others

 Effective influencing skills in helping to create positive work culture

 Strong verbal and written communication skills

 Ability to team effectively with others

 Ability to successfully drive change and implement new business processes

Agency Information:

The goals of the Washington DCJCC are to preserve and strengthen Jewish identity, heritage, tradition and values through a wide variety of social, cultural, recreational, and educational programs and services. The Center accomplishes these goals in ways that reflect the unique location and role of the Center in the nation's Capital and the many contributions of the American Jewish community in the United States.

While the Center is designed primarily to fulfill the needs of the Jewish community and to preserve and enhance the culture, traditions, ethics, and philosophy of Judaism, membership and participation in activities of the Center are open to all residents of the metropolitan area. The Washington DCJCC is a member of the Jewish Community Center Association (JCCA), a beneficiary agency of the Jewish Federation of Greater Washington, and a designated agency of the United Way.

The Washington DCJCC does not support or oppose candidates for elected public office. Opinions expressed at all programs of the Washington DCJCC belong solely to those expressing them. The Washington DCJCC partners with many organizations and groups to present programs, but does not endorse the political views or policy positions of any program partner. The Washington DCJCC is committed to presenting a wide selection of programs that present multiple viewpoints and encourage you to visit our calendar for information on dialogues and public affairs programming.