Boston Regional Director

Jewish Studio Project | Berkeley, CA, United States

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Posted Date 5/07/2024
Description

ABOUT JEWISH STUDIO PROJECT

Jewish Studio Project (JSP) cultivates creativity as a Jewish practice for spiritual connection and social transformation. At JSP, we believe that each person is created creative. Creativity is the wellspring of our deepest power and among the best tools we have for exploring, adapting, and bringing forth new ways to thrive in our ever-changing world. Over the past nine years, JSP has become a leading resource for accessible creative exploration and spiritual connection across the country. Through community offerings, leader development programs, creative facilitator training, thought leadership and organizational partnerships, JSP is building a movement to activate the creative power of the Jewish community.  

JOB DESCRIPTION

Since 2015, JSP has evolved from a small startup into a leading national organization with 13 staff, a $1.8M budget, a growing network of facilitators and educators, and a community of thousands of participants. We are seeking a Boston Regional Director to join our team as we expand. As a critical member of our growing team, the new role of Boston Regional Director will lead JSP’s efforts in offering our work as a resource to the greater Boston region through weaving our growing network, deepening relationships, building infrastructure, implementing programming, and developing strategic partnerships.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Grow and weave JSP Boston network:  
    • Lead local recruitment processes for JSP Fellowship programs (i.e., Creative Facilitator Training and Educator Studio).
    • Design opportunities for relationship building and collaboration between local JSP Facilitators, educators and partner organizations and communities. 
    • Collaborate with JSP national leadership to provide Boston JSP network a rich array of support services (e.g., coaching, professional development, programmatic resources, etc).
  • Support local program implementation: 
    • Partner with JSP Facilitators to launch new programmatic offerings and communities of practice.
    • Provide end-to-end support of JSP programs, including: recruitment, registration, communications and liaising with facilitators.
    • Manage logistics for pop-up studios including: site rentals, materials, program set-up, etc.
  • Deepen stakeholder relationships and organizational partnerships: 
    • Cultivate relationships with key stakeholders, organizations, and community members in the greater Boston area to expand regional impact.
    • Develop strategic partnerships with a number of mission-aligned organizations where JSP’s methodology can serve as a beneficial resource.
  • Establish and build organizational capacity and infrastructure: 
    • Identify vibrant physical studio space to become JSP’s programmatic hub in Boston and manage space once launched.
    • Recruit and supervise local part-time staff and faculty as programmatic portfolio grows.  

 ABOUT YOU 

  • You are aligned with the mission and practices of Jewish Studio Project. 
  • You have an entrepreneurial spirit and are excited to originate a role and lead with creativity. 
  • You are experienced at wearing many hats: this role is part strategist, part network weaver, and part operational wizard.
  • You have meaningful connections across the Boston Jewish communal ecosystem.
  • You are a strong communicator and relationship builder.
  • You have excellent organizational skills and can manage multiple workstreams. 
  • You are able to work as part of a team and also stay motivated while working independently.
  • Your work reflects self-awareness, groundedness and humility.
  • Preference: Have experience in scaling organizations and bringing national models to new locations.

COMPENSATION & BENEFITS

  • Salaried, exempt position with an annualized salary range of $80K-$85K, which falls within JSP’s Director pay band.
  • 40 hours per week. This will not be your typical 9-5 job. Depending on program and organizational needs, we are open to some creative scheduling. We are committed to keeping the workload in alignment with the true hours worked.
  • Time off
    • 140 hours/year of PTO
    • 11 paid federal holidays
    • Jewish Holidays
    • JSP rest week (final week of December)
    • Up to 12 weeks paid parental leave
    • Flexible schedule 
  • Benefits
    • Employer pays 75% of Health, Dental & Vision insurance premiums for employee, 50% for dependents
    • Up to 4% employer matched 401(k) contribution
    • Life insurance and AD&D policy
    • Home office setup and tech stipend
  • As an essential member of our growing team, you will have plentiful leadership opportunities and the support of colleagues invested in your growth and development.

 TRAVEL

All JSP staff are expected to attend two annual team-building retreats, and our annual network retreat. Additionally, this role may travel for networking, relationship building, professional development or other needs as they arise.

 

JOB TITLE: Boston Regional Director

REPORTS TO: Jeff Kasowitz, Co-Founder & Executive Director

HOURS & LOCATION: Full Time, US-based, hybrid remote with in-person responsibilities and occasional travel

 

HIRING PROCESS & TIMELINE

  • Application deadline is May 31
  • Initial interviews: Early June
  • Round 2 interviews: Mid-June
  • Finalist interviews: Late June / early July (with offer made shortly thereafter). 
    • Finalists will submit a work sample (compensation offered).
  • Position start date: Early August

 

Please submit a resume and cover letter to [email protected] with “Boston Regional Director” and your name in the subject line. We encourage you to apply soon. 

 

JSP is an equal opportunity employer and celebrates workplace diversity. We do not discriminate based upon race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status.

Systemic inequities in hiring have caused women, people of color, LGBTQIIA+ folks, and others to apply to jobs only if they meet 100% of the qualifications. JSP encourages you to break that statistic and apply, as no one ever meets 100% of the qualifications. We look forward to your application.

Salary80,000.00 - 85,000.00 Annual
Duration
Full Time
Categories
Arts | Community Outreach | Director | Education - Other | Programming | Regional Director
Organization Type
Other
Benefits
Retirement Plans | Dental | Life Insurance | Medical Insurance | Paid Holidays | Paid Vacation | Parental Leave | Sick Days | Vision
Job Location
US
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