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Chief Experience Officer
Edlavitch JCC of Washington, DC
1529 Sixteenth Street NW
Washington, DC 20036

Principal Responsibilities:

The Edlavitch DC Jewish Community Center (EDCJCC) is a cornerstone of Jewish life in the nations capital. We take an expansive and dynamic view of Jewish life that both impacts and reflects the values of our Jewish community and the broader community in which we live and whom we serve.

The Center welcomes all and serves many unique networks: young professionals, families with young children, Jews of Color, LGBTQIA Jews, arts lovers, empty nesters, active retirees, and many more. The Chief Experience Officer (CXO) is a new position for the Center and its focus is to create a unified vision for the EDCJCCs varied communities and programs. The CXO will lead the talented team of professionals who manage these networks and programs with the goal of expanding the number of people engaged and deepening those connections so that community members are meaningfully engaged and stay engaged, even as they transition across life stages. The CXO is a strategic, innovative, creative, and effective leader responsible for the comprehensive planning, implementation and oversight of all programmatic activities that serve these goals.

What you will do:

If successful, the Chief Experience Officer will realize the following over the coming years:

Minimum Qualifications:

Key Qualifications and Requirements -- Who You Are:

Position Details:

To Apply: Send a resume and cover letter addressed to Jennifer Zwilling to First round of applications are due by February 15.



Agency Information:

About the Edlavitch DCJCC:

The EDCJCC has grown in reach and impact in and around Washington, DC, by building communities in the center and by bringing our community outside of the center through a steadfast commitment to innovation and excellence. Generations of Washingtonians have danced on our rooftop, played basketball in our gymnasium, swam in our pool, engaged in Jewish experiences, and fallen in love on our steps and around our Shabbat dinner tables. Through these indelible encounters, the EDCJCC has and continues to transform the lives of tens of thousands of people in remarkable ways by offering enriching and fulfilling personal and communal experiences. The EDCJCC promotes its mission and values through the following programs and services:

The EDCJCC completed a $20 million renovation of its historic, urban 16th Street Building in 2019 (originally opened in 1926). The renovations used the buildings existing footprint to create new world-class arts and culture spaces; a new cinema; the Smith Kogod Early Childhood, Youth, and Family Wing; and even more programming possibilities for D.C.s diverse community. This investment has supported the EDCJCCs continued cultivation of a vibrant, diverse, and growing Jewish community in the greater Washington, DC areathe third-largest community in the country, with 300,000 individuals who participate in diverse aspects of Jewish life.

The EDCJCC holds a commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and repairing the cracks we see in ourselves and our society as a core value. As an organization that strives to build community, it is crucial that everyone entering through our doors feels safe, respected, and honored.

Equal Opportunity Employer: The Edlavitch DCJCC provides employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, sex (including pregnancy), personal appearance, genetic information, economic background, political affiliation, marital status, familial status, family responsibilities, matriculation, place of residence or business, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.

Frequently cited statistics show that women and trans and nonbinary people, as well as other structurally marginalized groups apply to jobs only if they meet 100% of the qualifications. The EDCJCC encourages you to break that statistic and to apply. No one ever meets 100% of the qualifications. We look forward to your application.