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Chief Health and Wellness Officer
Kaplen JCC on the Palisades
411 E. Clinton Ave.
Tenafly, NJ 07670

Principal Responsibilities:

This position supports the work of the Kaplen JCC on the Palisades, a leading nonprofit, charitable organization deeply rooted in Jewish values and tradition, and is a vibrant home for the Jewish People that welcomes all and cultivates the social, intellectual, physical and spiritual well-being of the entire community.

The Director of Health and Wellness is responsible for leading all programs and services related to building and inspiring a more connected, healthier, meaningful and active community through fitness and wellness.The Director of Health and Wellness will inspire a culture of kindness, open honest communication and a culture of listening to create a highly functional, productive, and positive environment for members and staff. The Director will activate every staff member and train them to deliver a consistent, well-designed experience that leads to increased member engagement and a stronger JCC through increased revenue and participation.

The Director will build a strong culture of engaged staff members that embody the mission and values of the JCC and bring those attributes to every interaction. Staff will have a deep and thorough understanding of the agency, the services offered, why they are offered and their role in our success.

The Director is responsible for, including and not limited to, the following areas:

Essential Functions:

Requirements:

This job description represents the major functions of the position but is not intended to be all-inclusive. The incumbent is also responsible for taking direction from the Chief Operating Officer or their designee in completing projects or performing duties deemed necessary for the JCC's success.

To Apply: please send cover letter and resume

Minimum Qualifications:

This job description represents the major functions of the position but is not intended to be all-inclusive. The incumbent is also responsible for taking direction from the Chief Operating Officer or their designee in completing projects or performing duties deemed necessary for the JCC's success.

Agency Information:

Kaplen JCC On The Palisades is a welcoming home away from home for all who pass through its front doors. Our 185,000 square foot building plus acres of outside grounds feature 2 fitness centers, an indoor and outdoor aquatics center, group exercise, spin and pilates studios, 2 gymnasiums, tennis and racquet courts, indoor track, a luxurious spa, multiple playgrounds and fields and so much more. The JCC is home to the renowned Thurnauer School of Music, Leonard and Syril Rubin Nursery School, Neil Klatskin Day Camp, and the JCC Dance and Drama Schools. The JCC is also proud to offer extensive, high quality programs and services to adults of all ages, as well as to seniors and individuals with special needs.

VISION

Our vision is to be the center point of Jewish life in our community and to engage all generations in our mission and values.

MISSION
Deeply rooted in Jewish values and tradition, the Kaplen JCC on the Palisades is a vibrant home for the Jewish People that welcomes all and cultivates the social, intellectual, physical and spiritual well-being of the entire community.

VALUES

We are committed to demonstrating the following values and ask respect for these values from those with whom we interact:

COMMUNITY
CONNECTION TO JUDAISM AND ISRAEL
INTEGRITY
QUALITY
RESPECT
RESPONSIBILITY
SAFETY
TIKKUN OLAM (repairing the world)