Community Planning Associate

Jewish Federation of San Diego | San Diego, CA, United States

Posted Date 9/08/2022
Description

JOB DESCRIPTION                                                                                      

POSITION TITLE:       Community Planning Associate

FLSA STATUS:           Exempt

REPORTS TO:           Chief Planning & Strategic Officer

DEPARTMENT:          Community Planning

 

BACKGROUND

The Jewish Federation of San Diego County is looking for a creative, motivated, flexible, and detail-oriented individual to join our efforts as we expand the ways we engage with the next generations and provide support for all of our programs to strengthen Jewish identity and community. For more than 85 years Federation has worked to create a vibrant, caring, connected, and enduring Jewish Community by strengthening Jewish identity, caring for Jews in need, and fostering deep connections with Israel and Jews around the world. San Diego County is home to more than 100,000 Jews in about 50,000 households. We are a thriving, vibrant, multi-faceted Jewish community of more than 100 Jewish communal organizations. More information about Jewish San Diego is available on our website, www.jewishinsandiego.org Federation staff are passionate about community building, highly collaborative, and always learning. We bring a wide range of experiences and backgrounds to our work and welcome all applicants for this dynamic position.

 

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The CPA will be part of the Community Planning team, supporting programs and grants across all of Federation’s areas of work. The Community Planning Associate will support new programming designed around a “Live…Give…Lead” strategy to engage young Jewish adults in Jewish life, leadership, community and philanthropy. The CPA will work across departments, in particular with the Teen and Young Adult Program Manager and the Young Adult and Women’s Philanthropy Manager to create and implement programs including LEADS (designed to build Leadership capacity), The Network (designed to encourage philanthropy) and new programs focused on social interaction and engagement with Jewish life. The CPA will also work with the Chief Planning and Strategy officer and the entire CP team to manage Community Planning program grants and provide administrative support for programs and events across all of Federation’s areas of focus.

 

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

Full-time, exempt position

Compensation range: $55,000-$65,000

Comprehensive benefits package:

  • 403b Thrift plan 
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance 
  • Medical and dental flexible spending
  • Term life insurance
  • Long term disability 
  • Sick Leave, vacation & 22 holidays

RESPONSIBILITIES

Program Support

  • Support LEADS program and leadership development of young adults in partnership with Teen and Young Adult Program Manager.
  • Support the Senior Manager of Young Adult and Women’s Philanthropy in developing and executing a plan for The Network
  • Oversee the organization of and recruitment for young adult events to increase involvement in Federation and the greater community through 1:1 meetings, attending community events, and social media
  • Support the planning and recruitment of the 2023 Community Trip to Israel.  

Grants Management

  • Grants management for a variety of CP programs, which could include:
    • Leadership grants
    • Security Grants
    • One Happy Camper
    • Teen Immersive Experience Grants
    • Teen Partnership Grants

Administrative

  • Directly assist Chief Planning & Strategic Officer (CPSO) in managing complex calendaring and communication
  • Admin and logistical support for the community planning department, including meetings and events, will require working occasional nights and weekends to support these efforts
  • Organize CP processes and reporting
  • Backup for other office admin

 

EXPERIENCE. KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

  • Minimum of 2 years of related professional experience (e.g., event planning, grant management, leadership development)
  • Commitment to working collaboratively with staff and community partners toward Federation’s vision, and mission
  • Demonstrated experience managing and completing multiple projects, conduct research, and disseminate information
  • Ability to focus on building, strengthening, and maintaining existing and new collaborations/relationships
  • Strong team player
  • Ability to exercise discretion and independent judgments. Motivated self-starter and self-disciplined with imagination and creativity
  • Excellent problem-solving, time management, and organizational skills
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills, including decision-making, listening to others, be empathic to the community needs and consensus-building
  • Strong computer skills

EDUCATION:

Bachelor’s degree

Knowledge of Jewish community, customs, and traditions preferred 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veterans’ status.

 

Interested candidates should forward a detailed resume and cover letter to:

[email protected]

Salary55000.00 - 65000.00 Annual
Duration
Full Time
Categories
Administrative Support | Community Planning | Events Management | Programming
Organization Type
Federation
Benefits
Retirement Plans | Dental | FSA | Leave Early for Shabbat | Life Insurance | Medical Insurance | Paid Holidays | Paid Vacation | Sick Days | Vision
Job Location
US

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