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Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
Riverdale YM-YWHA
5625 Arlington Ave
Bronx, NY 10471

Principal Responsibilities:

To keep pace with its anticipated growth, its expanding programs and the changing needs of the community, the Riverdale Y seeks a creative and dynamic leader as its next CEO. The agency is funded through its memberships and programs, and by UJA-NY and various governmental organizations. Moving forward, it seeks additional support from individuals, foundations and businesses. The next CEO will be an experienced fundraiser to support the evolution of the Riverdale Y.

The CEO reports to the Board of Directors.

The Ideal Candidate

The CEO will lead by example. The CEO will be responsible for implementing the mission and vision of the Riverdale Y, defining its post-pandemic strategic direction, and ensuring that resources are in place to accomplish its mission. The successful candidate will possess a track record of supporting innovation, successful fundraising, experience with all levels of government funding, and inspirational leadership. Working with the senior leadership team and the Board, the CEO will define the Riverdale Y's priorities and direction, set goals for the organization and work systematically to meet them. She/he/they will raise the profile of the Riverdale Y to reflect its value in the community as an important resource and a community convener.

The CEO will have a passion for the Jewish community yet will understand the value of welcoming all religions and cultures to the Riverdale Y. The CEO will understand Jewish culture and traditions and will be familiar with the Riverdale Jewish community as well as the greater Bronx community that it serves. The CEO will be committed to Riverdale Y's core values.

As a key priority, the CEO will actively identify and connect to potential donors and promote vigorous fundraising to build its financial reserves. He/she/they will secure resources, budget and allocate them appropriately, holding him/herself/themselves accountable for the financial health of the organization.

CEO Competencies


Strategic Visioning

Board/Volunteer Development



Partnerships/Community Presence

Management and Operations

Financial Acumen

Salary Range: $190,000+ $225,000

Application Process

Interested candidates should submit a resume and thoughtful cover letter, outlining how your skills and experience meet the qualifications of the position. The Riverdale Y is an equal opportunity employer.

Minimum Qualifications:

Key Credentials and Personal Qualifications:

The ideal candidate will have


Over $195,000

Agency Information:

The Riverdale Y (Riverdale Y), situated in a 55,000 square foot facility in Riverdale, (Bronx), New York, makes a difference to the thousands of clients it serves annually. It caters to a multi-generational and diverse community. The Riverdale Y enriches lives by cultivating universally-shared values central to Jewish life, through educational, cultural, wellness and service programs for all.