Duties and Responsibilities:
Build and lead a menu of dynamic, interactive programs for multiple age segments (children, adults, seniors) within existing departments and in collaboration with community partners that inspires, enlightens and is embedded in Jewish values.
Create workshops, programs, classes that support and engage interfaith families.
Recruit and help lead a committee of lay leaders.
Build and maintain external partnerships to ensure high quality programs, generate new opportunities, and take advantage of the rich and unique offerings and resources available across the Westchester and New York metro area
Develop new arts, culture, social, and educational partnerships that can be connected to the JCCMW through a Jewish lens.
Bachelor's degree in related field (required).
Masters in social work, education, Jewish education or similar type of degree (highly preferred)
5 years relevant work experience (required)
Jewish education expertise and knowledge of customs/traditions/teachings (required)
Expertise & strength in community relationship building (required)
Adult and family enrichment program design and implementation experience (preferred)
Hebrew proficiency (preferred)
$75,000 - $85,000
The JCC of Mid-Westchester (JCCMW) has been a foundational resource within the Westchester community since 1955 and is seeking a candidate to fill the newly created role of Director of Jewish Culture and Programming for the Karen Kolodny Center (KKC) at the JCCMW.The "KKC" was establish in late 2021 to expand the Jewish programmatic offerings of the JCCMW for our community of varied paths and constructs of Jewish connectivity.
The JCCMW serves a unique role within the broader, Jewish landscape of our community in that we offer programs and services rooted in Jewish values and welcome all, regardless of any type of religious affiliation.We are so fortunate to have organizational partners across the Jewish denominational and inter-religious spectrum and serve as a centralized hub and connector throughout the different pockets of the community. Through the KKC, we hope to further expand our Jewish programmatic offerings to welcome all members of the community interested in Jewish connection.
This is a full time position and the person in this role will be responsible for developing key, signature programs and events on a broad scale, as well smaller, more intimate moments of Jewish engagement within existing the JCCMW community. This role may require evening or weekend work, depending on the programming calendar.