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Senior Program Director
JCC of Greater Baltimore-Park Heights

Principal Responsibilities:


The JCC of Greater Baltimore is seeking a Park Heights Senior Program Director to lead programming and community engagement with a specific focus on children and families while serving the needs of the Orthodox community.

This energetic and ambitious individual will manage all existing programs and, together with the staff of the Meyerhoff Family Engagement Center will reimagine the JCC program platform at the Weinberg Park Heights JCC. Success in this role will be measured by overall program participation, membership growth and community satisfaction.

The JCC is on a mission to reimagine our Weinberg Park Heights JCC and develop a new array of programming for the community living around the JCC. The Senior Program Director will be innovative while leading our strategic program goals as we care deeply about supporting and building a strong Park Heights Jewish community in Baltimore.


Work Environment:

The work environment is usually fast paced. This job requires high energy and interaction with staff as well as with members, other agency staff, community leaders, and outside partners, and others.

This is a fulltime, 40 hour per week position that will work primarily Sunday through Thursday with the need for flexibility to accommodate meetings, programs and events that may occur during non-regularly (mutually agreed upon) scheduled hours. This position may require a varying work schedule during the summer J Camps season.

Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use a computer, talk, and hear, reach with hands and arms, and stoop, kneel or crouch.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 15 pounds.

This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive, and incumbent will also perform other reasonably related business duties as assigned by supervisor or other management as required. The JCC reserves the right to revise or change job duties as the needs arise. This job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.

Minimum Qualifications:


  1. Strong knowledge of traditional Jewish culture and traditions and understanding of the Park Heights Jewish Observant community
  2. Ability to liaison with Jewish organizations and communal leadership
  3. Strong communication skills both verbal and written; and ability to communicate effectively with staff, members, community partners and lay leaders
  4. Minimum 5 years children, youth and/or adult programming experience including supervisory and budget management experience
  5. A quick learner and self-starter who has the ability to multi-task and take ownership of programs
  6. Works effectively in a team-oriented culture
  7. Understands and is committed to developing strategies that align with the JCC Mission
  8. Bachelor's degree required
  9. Master's degree in Social Work or Jewish Communal Service is desirable


55,000 - 65,000

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