Associate Director, MHWOW

Moishe House | New York City, NY, United States

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Posted Date 1/09/2024

Who We Are:

Moishe (pronounced moy-shuh) House is what being Jewish in your 20s is all about. Launched in 2006 when four friends began hosting Shabbat dinners in their home, Moishe House provides a space for over 70,000 young adults around the world to create meaningful, welcoming Jewish communities for themselves and their peers each year. To date, there are more than 150 communities in over 40 countries, and we’re still growing!

Moishe House is seeking an Associate Director, MHWOW (Moishe House Without Walls), to lead a dynamic team, driving a global program to empower Jewish young adults in communities around the world. This role involves spearheading a program encouraging impactful, well-attended monthly programs while mentoring and guiding a global team of dedicated, high-performing individuals. Reporting directly to the Chief Programs Officer, this position requires significant experience with direct supervision, managing performance, developing employees, project management, and developing and implementing strategy for large, multi-team programs.

All voices are needed at Moishe House (please see our identity statements for more detail). Every new member of the Moishe House team is an opportunity for us to introduce fresh perspectives, talent, and skills into our workforce and our communities. We seek employees from diverse backgrounds, faiths, and life experiences to join our team located in the United States, South America, Europe, and the former Soviet Union. Our vision, in part, is for a fair and equitable workplace, where diversity is celebrated and can truly flourish.

What You’ll Do: 

  • You'll develop and implement a comprehensive strategy for the global program, including budget allocation and resource planning, to ensure we stay within budget while reaching the number of monthly programs in diverse communities worldwide. 
  • You'll take ownership of the program's budget, overseeing its allocation and resource management. Ensure key performance indicators (KPIs) are aligned with program goals and monitor their achievement, adjusting strategies as needed to meet targets.
  • You'll lead, inspire, and manage a team of high-performing individuals, ensuring they understand budgetary constraints and KPI objectives while providing guidance, support and coaching.
  • You'll cultivate collaborations and partnerships internally and externally to enhance program awareness, participation, and support, maximizing the program's impact.
  • You'll regularly evaluate performance against KPIs and budget targets. You'll generate reports highlighting achievements, challenges, and opportunities for improvement to share with CPO and leadership. You'll use these insights to optimize strategies for continuous program enhancement.

Who You Are: 

  • You have a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Public Administration/Public Policy, International Relations/Global Studies, International Development, or something Jewish with elements of business, management, leadership, and global studies. 
  • Additionally, you have a minimum of 5 years’ post-undergraduate relevant full-time professional experience in project management, community development, or program leadership, with additional supervisory experience developing employees and performance management, preferably multiple staffing levels, including coaching, providing feedback, and creating environments where employees can be at their best.
  • You have experience leading a comprehensive budget planning and implementation process for a program or department and the ability to meticulously track financial performance against established targets and proactively forecast to stay within budget while optimizing resources.
  • You have experience creating, communicating, and implementing strategy and vision for a department, preferably with an engagement mission and programming.
  • You have significant experience with creating a culture of innovation, managing change, working across boundaries, and tapping the knowledge and skills of others toward a common goal.
  • You have demonstrated advanced written and verbal communication, interpersonal, collaboration, problem-solving, and presentation skills.
  • You have demonstrated the ability to be organized and proactive, deliver results, and demonstrate independent leadership.
  • You can work in the United States without employer sponsorship and travel as needed within North America.

How You'll Demonstrate the Moishe Mindset: 

  • You have a passion for serving and growing others, value being part of a strong team, and want to be part of a dynamic, inspirational organization.
  • You believe in the Moishe House mission and bring creativity, hard work, and resilience to our team.
  • You have comprehensive knowledge of and personal experience with Moishe House.
  • You embrace and effectively demonstrate the Moishe Mindset: Be the Difference, Connect & Listen, Invest Wisely, Embrace the Unknown, Own It!, Value People, and Work Well, Live Well, and Have Fun!
  • You have eligibility to work in the United States without employer sponsorship.
  • You are able to travel as needed within your region.

The Fine Print:

The Associate Director, MHWOW supervises up to 4 employees, reports directly to the Chief Programs Officer, and is based in a U.S. Moishe House Hub Office in Encinitas, CA; Charlotte, NC; Chicago; NYC; or Washington, D.C. This full-time, exempt position is year-round, requires regular weekday office hours, occasional weekends or events, and travel to complete job requirements. 

Our team works a hybrid schedule in one of our U.S. Hub Offices, where employees can choose to work remotely 2 days per week and collaborate in-person with coworkers the rest of the week.

Moishe House requires “full vaccination” for all staff to travel, work in offices, and participate in any Moishe House group gatherings. We use the CDC’s definition of “full vaccination” as the standard, with variations based on country as needed.

How Moishe House Takes Care of You:

  • Healthcare: Health, vision, dental, and mental health benefits ($0 employee contribution option available)
  • Time off: 15 days paid time off (PTO) (used as needed for personal, vacation, and sick days) per year that increases with continued employment (additional benefits for former Hillel and BBYO employees through the Talent Alliance) PLUS office closures and up to 7 floating holidays for Jewish and US holidays
  • 401(k): up to 3% matching after one year of employment
  • Flexible Spending Account options
  • Quarterly paid day of service to give back to your community
  • Highly qualified, creative, and go-getter teammates and a dedicated supervisor
  • Company discounts on flights, hotels, sporting events, concerts amusement parks, gyms, and more through Plum Benefits
  • Hybrid structure with 3 days in-office and 2 work-from-home, with schedule options to accommodate your work and lifestyle

How Moishe House Pays You:

  • Moishe House’s starting salary ranges are based on education, experience, location, and skillset required for each role
  • This is a full-time exempt position:
    • Charlotte, NC: $66,000-$71,000/year
    • Chicago, IL or Encinitas, CA: $70,000-$75,000/year
    • NYC or DC: $72,000-$77,000/year
  • Annual merit-based salary increase

How Moishe House Invests in You:

  • $1,000 USD annual professional development fund
  • Jewish Learning Collaborative: One-on-one Jewish learning with an approved educator of your choice
  • Local professional learning opportunities
  • Opportunities for advancement through career path planning
  • Opportunities to attend Moishe House Learning Retreats and Conferences

Moishe House is a dynamic organization that recognizes and supports individuals from a broad range of experiences and backgrounds.  We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, pregnancy, childbirth, physical disability, mental and/or intellectual disability, age, military status or status as a Vietnam-era or special disabled veteran, marital status, registered domestic partner or civil union status, familial status, gender (including sex stereotyping and gender identity or expression), medical condition (including, but not limited to, cancer related or HIV/AIDS related), genetic information, or sexual orientation.

Possible Steps in Our Hiring Process:
Step 1: Apply with your resume and cover letter on our website HERE, and you'll hear back from us!
Step 2: Video interview using a web-based platform
Step 3: Skills assessment, and interview(s) with the hiring manager(s)
Step 4: We'll check your references to hear about your past experience
Step 5: Get an offer letter, sign it, start your Moishe House journey!

Salary66,000.00 - 77,000.00 Annual
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