Detroit 2024 Maccabi Games Director

Jewish Community Center of Metropolitan Detroit | West Bloomfield, MI, United States

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Posted Date 2/22/2023


Job Description  

The JCC Maccabi Games Director is responsible for managing and supervising the overall operation of the 2024 JCC Maccabi Games. This includes, but is not limited to, all aspects including planning, committee development, budgeting, event coordination, and overseeing day to day operations during the week of the Games (July 2024). The Games Director reports to the Assistant Executive Director of Events and works closely with the Maccabi Committee Chairs. 



  • Assist in the selection of the General Chair(s) 
  • Set up structure of the Games office 
  • Hire and supervise Games support staff 
  • Coordinate with supervisor the assignments and supervision of other JCC Staff 
  • Provide administrative support to committees and committee chairs 
  • Coordinate the printing of all Games related publications 
  • Develop, with the direction of your supervisor, all contracts for facilities, contractors, transportation entertainers, officials, and other Games related arrangements 


  • Participate in the determination of overall schedule and content of athletic/arts and social events 
  • Work with JCC leadership, JCC Association leadership and Games leadership in the planning and implementation of policies and procedures governing the Games 
  • Oversee and ensure planning and implementation of all areas of the Games, including the following major areas: 
  • Athletic events and venues 
  • Arts master classes and venues 
  • Hospitality 
  • Housing 
  • Medical 
  • Transportation 
  • Volunteers 
  • Sponsorship 
  • Jewish Programming 
  • Food 
  • Security 
  • Publicity and Communications 
  • Evening Activities and Special Events 
  • Opening Ceremonies/VIP/Closing Party 
  • Hotels 
  • JCC Cares 
  • Arrivals/Registration/Departures 


  • Develop and oversee the management of the Games budget with guidance from the Games Chairs 
  • Prepare updates and tracking reports 
  • Maintain accurate accounting of payables and receivables 
  • Work with supervisor and accounting department in setting up all special accounting and cash needs 


 The JCC Maccabi Games Director must be prepared to do whatever is necessary to run a smooth, organized, and successful set of Games 

  • Demonstrated ability to work with a wide variety of stakeholders, including volunteers and staff; and to remain calm while working under pressure 
  • Within the last several months of the program and during the program week itself, the Games Director must be able to devote a considerable amount of time above and beyond the normal 40-hour work week 
  • Superior project management, organizational, and communication skills 
  • Demonstrated ability to juggle multiple tasks and continuously evaluate priorities in a changing environment 
  • Excellent judgment and real-time problem-solving skills 
  • A commitment to excellence 
  • Knowledge of the Metro Detroit Jewish community 
Salary55,000.00 - 65,000.00 Annual
Full Time
Assistant Director | Athletics & Sports
Organization Type
Community Centers
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