Program Coordinator, Community Resources Department (Hybrid Office Model)

UJA Federation of New York | New York, NY, United States

Posted Date 4/27/2022

About the Organization:

UJA-Federation of New York is the largest local philanthropy in the world. For more than 100 years, we’ve brought New Yorkers together to solve some of the most pressing problems facing our community. Thanks to our network of hundreds of non-profits, we can leverage our expertise across any number of areas — including health and human services, arts and culture, and education — to care for Jews everywhere and New Yorkers of all backgrounds, respond to crises close to home and far away, and shape our Jewish future. Our reach extends from New York to Israel to nearly 70 other countries around the world, touching 4.5 million people each year.

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Position Summary:  

The Program Coordinator supports the effective programmatic and administrative functions for the Community Resources Department at UJA-Federation. The right candidate will be familiar with the Jewish non profit sector, be proactive, task- and detail-oriented, able to manage significant responsibility, and multi-task in a complex work environment. 

Community Resources (CR) provides an array of programs and services that strengthen our community and help ensure communal organizations are effective and vibrant. These include talent development for Jewish communal professionals, initiatives to support the synagogues and day school/yeshiva sectors, community-based volunteerism, and mobilization around crisis and emergent issues. 

Major Responsibilities:

  • Serve as a vital member of the Community Resources team, providing administrative and programmatic support as needed to scholarship, mentorship, and alumni programming.
  • Provide coordination support for the Community Resources team programs, projects, meetings, events and initiatives including High Holy Day listings, Synergy and day school eblasts, alumni programs, web presence, Passover vouchers and Seder listings
  • Work with the Talent Development Team on special programs and alumni engagement
  • Serve as communications point person for the team
  • Liaise with internal and external stakeholders
  • Inputting and analyzing data in our database systems
  • Coordination of external communications calendar and email lists for CR team
  • Organize and coordinate use of Library and CR Materials

 Qualifications and Competencies:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Two years prior work experience in an office setting
  • Full working knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Proficiency with data management systems and ability to learn inhouse donor and grants management systems
  • Demonstrated and very strong attention to detail
  • Outstanding organizational, verbal, and written skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team and collaborate with others to achieve a common goal
  • Organized to the degree necessary to thrive in a fast paced, multi-tasking environment
  • Flexibility to work at events and programs when required, which may be outside of normal business hours

How to Apply:

Equal Opportunity Employment. Only qualified applicants will be contacted. Please submit your application directly to our job board at

Great Perks. Because We Appreciate Great Employees.

Time Off

We offer a generous number of vacation days and have the Jewish holidays off as well. Fridays our offices close early (October to March at 3:00 pm and April to September at 4:00 pm). All so you can relax and recharge.

Health Care

UJA provides a top-tier medical and dental plan, along with a flexible spending account. We also offer life insurance. And for a small cost you can take part in on-site yoga and exercise classes at our Manhattan office. Wellness matters to us. 

Planning for Retirement

UJA employees can enroll in a pension plan and tax deferred annuity. 

Career Development

Classes, workshops, and compelling speakers will keep you at the top of your game. 


We come together as a staff to commemorate holidays (from Rosh Hashanah to MLK Day), volunteer at nonprofits, and celebrate our accomplishments together. (Our chocolate chip cookies are legendary!) 

Some More (Yes, more!)

We also offer a backup childcare program. And a commuter benefit plan. So you can get to work and feel good about it. 

Also, a lot of the times, we’re wearing jeans.

Full Time
Administrative Support | Adult Education | Community Organizing | Community Outreach | Community Planning | Education - Other | Fellowship | Philanthropy
Organization Type
Retirement Plans | Dental | FSA | Leave Early for Shabbat | Life Insurance | Medical Insurance | Paid Holidays | Paid Vacation | Parental Leave | Sick Days
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