Jewish Community Relations Council Director - Tucson

Tucson Jewish Museum & Holocaust Center | Tucson, AZ, United States

Posted Date 8/11/2022

Tucson Jewish Museum & Holocaust Center (TJMHC) seeks Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) Director for Tucson and Southern Arizona.

The JCRC Director will work closely with the TJMHC Executive Director, board, staff, volunteers of the JCRC committee, and statewide JCRC partners to foster education, dialogue, and advocacy within and outside the Jewish community providing a collective voice in advancing the causes of Justice, Compassion and Equity.

This role requires a knowledge and understanding of the Tucson Jewish Community, exemplary communications skills, and a passion for being the interface within the Jewish community and with other organizations and groups. The JCRC Director reports to the TJMHC Executive Director. 

Core Responsibilities:

The JCRC Director is responsible for coordinating, implementing, and overseeing all JCRC programs, including education, social action, and interfaith relations. The JCRC Director will build key relationships and engage in dialogue with disparate community entities including civic and interfaith organizations, other nonprofits, and city, county, and state officials.

Essential Functions, Duties, and Responsibilities:

Lead the development of a mission and vision to guide implementation of plans for priority areas of engagement as identified in collaboration with the TJMHC Director and the JCRC volunteer leadership.

Plan and coordinate impactful community programs, which includes fiscal responsibility, partnering with other entities, and recruiting and overseeing volunteers, as needed.

Create and manage JCRC programmatic budget.

Work closely with the TJMHC’s Executive Director to proactively solicit sponsors, partners, and restricted donor gifts.

Manage and coordinate interfaith engagement, including dialogue groups and programs to foster interactions between members of the broader Jewish community and other civic, ethnic, and religious communities.

Monitor and coordinate the response to antisemitic incidents in the community and beyond, as well as develop programs and relationships to pro-actively counter growing antisemitism across the political spectrum. 

Work with partner organizations within and outside the Jewish community and TJMHC’s leadership to educate the broader community on the dangers of antisemitism and lead the Jewish community response to this concern.

Engage in crisis management, working with TJMHC staff and other state and local partners to develop a crisis management plan to help respond to crises in the local community and beyond, including from antisemitic incidents.

Implement programmatic and educational events to focus advocacy on domestic Jewish affairs and on non-political issues surrounding Israel.

Manage programmatic marketing, branding, messaging, and design of graphics and videos.

Proactively manage internal and external organizational communications, including website, mailings, e-blasts, and social media.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Strong organizational, interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills.

Ability to communicate with confidence and to influence without authority.

Knowledge of Jewish values, history, heritage, culture, and community.

Ability to remain focused and meet deadlines while working independently or in collaboration with team members in a fast-paced, ever changing work environment.

Proficiency with common business applications and collaboration tools such as Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, WordPress, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, TikTok, and Adobe Creative Suite.

Education and Experience:

Bachelor’s degree or consummate experience in marketing, business, or related fields.

Demonstrated experience in event planning, community organizing, public policy, or non-profit administration.

Demonstrated experience in non-profit marketing and communications.

Position Information:

Full-time/salaried position

Flexible hours and WFH/office hybrid

Salary is $65,000

401(k) with organizational match (after 1,000 hours)

Flexible Discretionary Time-off Policy

Please submit a cover letter and resume to [email protected], attention Search Committee. All resumes, referrals, and inquiries will be strictly confidential.

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

TJMHC provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.


Salary65000.00 Annual
Full Time
Community Organizing | Director | Director of Community Engagement
Organization Type
Community Relations | Museums
Retirement Plans | Paid Holidays | Paid Vacation | Parental Leave | Sick Days
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