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Director of Jewish Life & Learning – Part Time

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop, market and implement all Jewish Life & Learning programs
  • Develop and strengthen Jewish content and curriculum, with a particular focus on programming for youth and families, early childhood, senior adults, Maccabi, camp, and teens
  • Serve as a resource to all departments to infuse and expand Jewish content, including Israel, and quality in their particular area of services
  • Develop, facilitate, and lead informal Jewish educational programs and events in conjunction with constituency program staff
  • Develop and deliver new programs across SJJCC, including but not limited to, Jewish holiday celebrations, Israeli history, current affairs and culture, Israel and Jewish educational opportunities
  • Prepare Jewish holiday programming for the staff and the community, for example, staff holiday luncheons, Yom Ha’atzmaut, etc.
  • Responsible for sourcing and bringing to SJJCC speakers, trainers and cultural providers for Israel and Jewish engagement from local, national and international sources
  • Prepare and run training for program staff to increase their Jewish knowledge and strengthen their ability to impart Jewish traditions, culture and values to program participants
  • Identify, acquire and, as necessary, develop Jewish educational materials for use in programming, and for display/distribution throughout the JCC, on website, and as part of other publications
  • Additional duties as assigned by supervisor

Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree, Masters in Jewish Education a plus
  • Experience in program development and delivery
  • Comfortable in a public speaking role
  • Strong working knowledge of Jewish values and traditions

 

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