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Executive Director of Programs
Barbara and Ray Alpert JCC
3801 E Willow St
Long Beach, CA 90815-1734

Principal Responsibilities:

Position Summary
The Executive Director, Programs (EDP) will serve as a critical member of the executive management team. The EDP is an innovative, creative, and effective leader and is responsible for the comprehensive planning, implementation, management and oversight of all programmatic activities of a dynamic community center and outreach organization. The EDP will lead a collaborative effort to manage day-to-day community programs in collaboration with the CEO and executive management team. The EDP will be a seasoned, mission-focused, strategic, and process-minded leader with experience overseeing program directors and staff, while developing and maintaining a positive culture among a group of diverse, talented individuals. The EDP will articulate and implement the strategic vision of the agency; oversee a significant portfolio of programs and related services including fitness and wellness, Jewish education, arts and culture, active and senior adult engagement, volunteer engagement and membership experience/customer service; evaluate the effectiveness of programs; help to promote and diversify funding through effective resource stewardship; raise the agency's profile through external communications; provide mentoring, guidance, supervision, and professional development to all program staff; and enhance the structure of the organization by staying abreast of developments in the Jewish Community Center and Jewish Federation movements.

Essential Position Responsibilities

Behavioral Expectations

Minimum Qualifications:


Education, Experience, Requirements

Physical Demands
While performing the duties of this job, the Executive Director for Programs is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle and feel objects, keyboard; reach with hands and arms; communicate and move around the building. It may also be necessary for the employee to lift and /or move up to 25 pounds.

Work Environment
The primary work environment is typical of an office environment including sounds from office equipment. Due to travel and special events, the Executive Director, Programs (EDP) will be exposed to outside weather conditions.

Jewish Long Beach/AJCC is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer-Minority/Female/Veteran/Disability


95,000 - 105,000

Agency Information:

Founded as separate organizations in 1948, Jewish Long Beach and the Barbara and Ray Alpert JCC (AJCC) are the newly merged single agency serving the functions of a Jewish community center, Jewish federation, and Jewish community foundation for the Long Beach and west Orange County areas. Jewish Long Beach and the AJCC administer a wide variety of programs and services, rooted in Jewish values but open to all, including early childhood education, summer camp, and after-school programs, adult education, services for seniors, leadership development, fitness and wellness programs, advocacy, and much more. Jewish Long Beach also awards nearly $500,000 in grants annually to a variety of nonprofit agencies throughout the Long Beach area. The organization owns and operates an eight-acre multi-use campus in east Long Beach and manages approximately $35 million in philanthropic assets.