Chief Executive Officer

Sageview Consulting | Tucson, AZ, United States

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Posted Date 5/16/2023

Are you looking for your next leadership opportunity?

Are you

  •   A creative and collaborative leader who can engage the community in the rebranded Jewish Philanthropies of Southern Arizona
  •  An Experienced with building trusted relationships with a broad range of stakeholders
  •  Excited to motivate and inspire staff, donors and community leaders
  •  Knowledgeable in all areas of Foundation philanthropy and operations

Jewish Philanthropies of Southern Arizona is seeking its next CEO!

Tucson’s growing Jewish community, currently estimated to be around 30,000 strong, is a welcoming, collaborative, and cohesive community.  To a great degree, these attributes result from the longtime efforts of two Southern Arizona Jewish organizations, the Jewish Federation of Southern Arizona (JFSA) and the Jewish Community Foundation of Southern Arizona (JCF).  In May 2021, JFSA and JCF together formed Jewish Philanthropies of Southern Arizona (JPSA), to leverage their respective strengths and maximize their positive impacts.

The JPSA CEO is a leader in the Jewish and broader communities and must be informed about Jewish traditions and values. At the same time, the CEO must be able to lead the community in preserving its successful attributes while introducing positive changes essential to elevate Jewish life in Southern Arizona. The CEO is expected and encouraged to be an active participant in Jewish communal life and to represent the Jewish community in the general community.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in relevant field; master’s degree preferred
  • 6+ years of progressive, strategic leadership and management experience in business, government, and/or non-profit sectors
  • Demonstrated successful track record of working with a board of directors/trustees and understanding-volunteer-professional partnerships in an organization or agency.
  • Demonstrated experience in managing change as the Southern Arizona Jewish community redefines itself through the community-wide ecosystem.
  • Experience leading a strategic planning process
  • Proven success as an effective fundraiser for all types of giving, including endowment and other legacy giving.
  • A self-starter with highly developed interpersonal skills who can relate well with staff, lay leadership, donors, other professionals and the community-at-large
  • Strong business acumen and experience with financial management of non-profits and governance requirements. Must be an effective leader
  • Ability to inspire engagement, participation, and commitment from diverse stakeholders
  • Commitment to a teamwork and partnership management style, demonstrating the highest degree of integrity in all matters
  • Foundation experience is highly desired


JPSA has established a salary range of $225,000 - $250,000 commensurate with experience for this position.  A comprehensive benefits package will be available.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

JPSA is an equal opportunity employer, committed to creating an accepting and inclusive environment for all.  JPSA conducts all hiring and employment practices strictly in accordance with applicable fair employment practice laws and regulations.  Discrimination in employment on the basis of any classification protected under federal, state or local law is a violation of JPSA policy.  JPSA does not unlawfully discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, national origin, age, genetic information, mental or physical disability, veteran status, or other categories defined by federal, state, or local law (singly, “protected characteristic,” collectively “protected characteristics”). JPSA considers countering discrimination in all its manifestations central to its mission.




Salary225,000.00 - 250,000.00 Annual
Full Time
Chief Development Officer (CDO) | Chief Executive Officer (CEO) | Chief Operating Officer | Director of Community Engagement | Fundraising/Grants/Giving | Philanthropy | Planned Giving
Organization Type
Federation | Foundations
Job Location
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