Assistant Program Director, JCC Talent

Jewish Community Centers Association of North America | New York, NY, United States

Posted Date 8/15/2022

Position:               Assistant Program Director, JCC Talent

Team:                   Program and Talent Team

Reports to:           Vice President of Talent Strategy / Director, JRESPONSE


Come be a part of a dynamic, fun, fast-paced, diverse, and growing team of caring and passionate Jewish community professionals who seek to strengthen and diversify the pipeline of talent in the Jewish community and enhance the workplace experience for tens of thousands of professionals and lay-leaders.

 The Assistant Program Director, JCC Talent will work collaboratively across all departments of JCC Association and with JCC Professionals at JCCs (Jewish Community Centers and Jewish Community Camps) throughout the continent to help deliver on the broader talent goal for the JCC Movement: to be recognized as a leader in talent in the non-profit?sector, in which professionals and lay-leaders have enriching opportunities and paths for growth. JCC Talent does this enhancing Jewish learning, fostering cultures of inclusion and belonging, and strengthening talent infrastructure all of which nurture thriving workplaces in which all individuals feel?valued, empowered, and respected.?


The Assistant Program Director, JCC Talent will help direct multiple signature and pilot talent offerings for JCC Association and be a key collaborator on major talent initiatives and continental gatherings.



  • Develop and help direct multiple JCC Talent Cohort Offerings, with duties including:
    • Oversee participant recruitment and selection process
    • Manage relationships with participants and their JCC’s leadership
    • Act as key liaison to agency partners, including oversight of experience design and implementation
    • Measure project success in preparation for reports to funders and marketing promotions
    • Represent and report on talent offering progress and impact to the rest of JCC Association team
    • Partner with Program Associate, Talent Development on Talent Offering project administration
  • Help vision and curate JCC talent offerings and initiatives as part of the Talent Strategy collaborative team
  • Organize and execute multiple components of JCC Talent continental, regional, and local gatherings
  • Support the direction of JResponse in partnership with VP, Talent Strategy / Director, JResponse
  • Fulfill relevant and related duties to meet above deliverables as required or assigned.



  • Passionate about nurturing talent and career growth, with their own eagerness to learn and grow
  • Highly organized, detail oriented, reliable, and responsible, meeting deadlines and anticipating needs
  • Kind, caring, collaborative, a great listener, and eager to contribute their own ideas.
  • Strong and clear verbal and written communicator.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the Jewish community, with particular experience and strong interest serving the Jewish community program and talent development space
  • Previous full-time experience in programming, human resources, education, non-profit, or leadership development space preferred at a manager level preferred.



  • This position is based in New York City with the expectation of hybrid work, with approximately 60%-100% time in the office.
  • Sporadic continental travel may be required.
  • Unrestricted authorization to work in the U.S. without holding a visa or sponsorship is required.


 JCC Association offers a competitive salary and benefits package including:

  • Salary: $75K Annually
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Eight paid legal holidays and up to 13 paid Jewish holidays. In addition, the office closes early on the eve of three Jewish holidays.
  • Paid vacation
  • Sick leave, family leave, medical leave, jury duty leave and bereavement leave
  • Flexible benefit plan
  • Pre-tax salary deductions for transit
  • Short- and long-term disability
  • Life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance, supplemental life insurance
  • Retirement plan


JCC Association of North America leads and connects the JCC Movement, advancing and enriching North American Jewish life. With 1.5 million people walking through the doors of JCCs (Jewish Community Centers and Jewish Community Camps) each week, the JCC Movement represents the largest platform of Jewish engagement on the continent. JCC Association is the convening organization of this dynamic network, partnering with JCCs to bring together the collective power and knowledge of the JCC Movement, with 10,000 full-time professionals at 170 JCCs across North America plus 28,000 part-time and seasonal professionals. By supporting them, together we enhance and strengthen Jewish life throughout North America.

 JCC Association is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to treating people with compassion and respect. All qualified applications will be considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, pregnancy, disability, mental disorder, familial status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other protected characteristic as established by law.




Interested candidates can submit a cover letter and resume to Mark S. Young, Vice President, Talent Strategy / Director, JResponse, at [email protected],  No phone calls please.

Salary75000.00 - 75000.00 Annual
Full Time
Assistant Director
Organization Type
Community Centers | Other
Retirement Plans | Dental | FSA | Leave Early for Shabbat | Life Insurance | Medical Insurance | Paid Holidays | Paid Vacation | Parental Leave | Sick Days | Mass Transit
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