Director, Stronger Together

Prizmah: Center for Jewish Day School | Boston, MA, United States

Posted Date 8/02/2022
Description

Position: Director, Stronger Together, Full-Time, Exempt

Reports to: Senior Director, Prizmah School Services

Department: School Services

Location: Boston

Date: July 27, 2022

 

About Prizmah

Prizmah is the network for Jewish day schools across North America. We partner with day schools, yeshivas, philanthropists, and communities from all denominations, helping them grow their reach and impact and tackle the challenges on their paths to success.

Educating our children is the most important investment we can make in their future. Jewish day schools inspire and nurture young people, prepare them for remarkable and meaningful lives, and enable them to thrive.

Prizmah enhances the ability of schools to excel. Prizmah is building networks for schools and their supporters to connect, learn and drive impact – deepening talent by investing in professional and lay leaders; catalyzing resources to generate funding for schools to flourish; and accelerating educational innovation, to foster teaching and learning opportunities that empower students. 

At Prizmah, we see what is possible for Jewish day schools, and we're passionate about making that vision a reality.


Position Summary

The Greater Boston area is home to fourteen Jewish day schools, spanning a full spectrum of Jewish diversity. Prizmah is partnering with Combined Jewish Philanthropies of Greater Boston to pilot Stronger Together, a new Greater Boston Jewish Day School collaboration initiative. This initiative will empower participating schools to develop new collaborative initiatives that can include sharing resources and best practices in order to provide Jewish families of Greater Boston with high quality, affordable day school education. The goal of Stronger Together is to launch collaboration pilots that lead to measurable benefits to the schools, including decreased costs, greater efficiencies, and increased quality of student-family experience.

Prizmah is seeking to hire a Director of Stronger Together. The Director will be a high-EQ, entrepreneurial individual with a strong background in strategy, project management, and pilot implementation. The Director will create a well-run, highly-regarded, and fiscally sound program 

that adds value to the Greater Boston community for years to come, and will potentially provide a model for other Jewish communities in North America. Experience in the field of Jewish day school education and knowledge of the Greater Boston Jewish community would be an asset but isn’t required.

 

Core Responsibilities

  • Lead and implement Stronger Together, the Greater Boston Jewish Day School collaboration initiative
  • Identify and coordinate consultants to manage collaborative projects, as needed
  • Oversee Stronger Together’s budget and associated income and grants
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders including, Heads of School, school lay and professional leaders, CJP Network Manager, funders and advisory committees.
  • Develop and oversee collaborative programs and ensure schools’ understanding of and access to benefits
  • In collaboration with schools, expand program areas
  • Ensure continued relevance and attractiveness of collaborative programs
  • Maintain key relationships with and between Prizmah, CJP, and major funders of Stronger Together
  • Stay abreast of key trends and issues in Jewish day school education

 

Experience and Qualifications

  • Strategic thinker with strong attention to detail
  • Experience managing relationships and building trust among varied stakeholders
  • Experience with a start-up or implementing a new program
  • Excellent interpersonal and relationship skills, strong written and verbal communicator
  • Experience leading cross-functional efforts, working in a fluid environment, and with process improvement
  • Strong project management skills, including consultative and diagnostic abilities
  • Advanced time management and analytical skills
  • Ability to be flexible and adaptable to changes and shifting priorities
  • Self-reflective, active listener, problem solver, and imaginative, out-of-the-box thinker
  • Experience and/or understanding of Jewish day schools or other Jewish organizations
  • Familiarity with the Greater Boston Jewish landscape, Jewish day schools and Jewish education preferred

 

What We Offer

  • Prizmah offers an excellent benefits package that includes comprehensive health insurance with a range of plans to select from, matching contributions to 401k, flexible spending accounts, vacation and sick time, and parental leave.
    • Early close on Fridays for Shabbat and on the Erev (eve) of other Jewish holidays. Closed for Jewish Holidays.
    • Flexible hours.
    • A work environment that prioritizes building a strong work-place culture. We value learning and professional development.  You will be a part of a great team that cares deeply about the work we do and each other. 
    • Competitive salary in the non-profit field in the range of $109,000 -$119,000
    • Prizmah values the health and safety of our community. We also prioritize the need for opportunities for our team to meet and work in-person. Prizmah staff are required to show proof of full vaccination (including a booster shot) for Covid-19.

     

    To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to [email protected]. Please include Director, Stronger Together in the subject line.

     

 

Salary109000.00 - 119000.00 Annual
Duration
Full Time
Categories
Consultant | Director | Education - Other
Organization Type
Consulting Services | Education & Schools
Benefits
Retirement Plans | Dental | Leave Early for Shabbat | Medical Insurance | Paid Holidays | Paid Vacation | Parental Leave | Sick Days
Job Location
US

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