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Executive Director
Harold and Elaine Shames JCC on the Hudson
371 S Broadway
Tarrytown, NY 10591

Principal Responsibilities:

The Harold and Elaine Shames JCC on the Hudson (JCC) seeks an experienced and dynamic Executive Director to lead the agency through an exciting and pivotal moment in its history. Working collaboratively with the Board of Governors, staff, and many diverse constituent and community groups, the Executive Director will help the agency achieve ambitious goals within the near future while building for the long-term sustainability of the organization.

The JCC is in the process of enhancing its impact by providing more comprehensive cultural, educational, social and recreational programming and services to the Westchester River Towns community and beyond, while at the same time increasing its physical footprint through the planned completion of its new 75,000 sq. ft. facility.

The Executive Director must have strong leadership, management and communication skills, along with the passion, energy and drive to elevate the JCC through its next phase of growth. Reporting to the Board of Governors, the Executive Director will be responsible for leadership and management of the entire organization (internal); will act as the primary external affairs and institutional advancement officer; and will provide strategic direction, spearhead fund-raising, and oversee programming.

Key Responsibilities

Leadership and Management:

Financial Management:

Oversight of All Programs:

Management of the Facility:

Fund-Raising and Development:

Community Relations and Partnerships:

Board of Governors:

Minimum Qualifications:

The following key qualifications and attributes are essential for this leadership position:

Compensation: Commensurate with experience. Competitive benefits package.

Agency Information:

About the Harold and Elaine Shames Jewish Community Center on the Hudson:

The JCC is a welcoming, inclusive gathering place that seeks to enrich the greater community by offering social, recreational, educational and cultural opportunities guided by Jewish values. A non-sectarian community center, the Shames JCC on the Hudson is located in Tarrytown, New York. For more information, please visit

The Shames JCC is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against otherwise qualified applicants on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, mental or physical disability, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender orientation or expression, marital status or veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic under applicable federal or state law.