Director of Teen Leadership @ Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh

Director of Teen Leadership

Serves as an educational leader responsible for key program experiences of teen engagement and leadership (i.e., Diller Teen Fellows, Goldston Teen Philanthropy, etc.), as well as additional programing during the academic year, that enhance the Agency’s mission and core values. This position is part of the larger Teen Engagement team within the Division.

• Develops short and long-range program goals in keeping with the mission and vision of the JCC.
• Plans, implements and supervises a variety of teen engagement experiences, as assigned.
• Builds working relationships/partnerships with other Jewish organizations (i.e., congregations, BBYO, youth groups, Repair the World, Jewish Federation, etc.) consistent with the agency’s mission, goals and operating objectives.
• Participates in community-wide teen program experiences.
• Contributes to the staffing compliment of The Second Floor open hours as needed.
• Designs & facilitates the educational curriculum & content for the 12-month Diller Teen Fellows experience, including ongoing curriculum developments based upon Diller International guidelines.
• Participates in national and international Diller Teen Fellows professional development for coordinators.
• Completes Diller Teen Fellows grant requests and helps manage the local program budget in partnership with the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh.
• Creates, coordinates and implements recruitment strategy & marketing materials.
• Provides updates to the local DTF website, manages local social media accounts and all database information.
• Participates in the Jewish Federation Diller Teen Fellows Advisory Committee meetings.
• Develops & facilitates the educational curriculum & content for the 10-month experience for Samuel M. Goldston Teen Philanthropy (monthly workshops, site visits, etc.).
• Develops and manages program budgets.
• Develops, coordinates and implements recruitment strategies and marketing materials.
• Ensures that programs and services are in keeping with local and national trends and implements best practice standards.
• Ensures compliance with all state, federal and local regulating agencies.
• Maintains effective working relationships with program participants.
• Ability to define problems, develop solutions, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.
• Ability to manage and balance a variety of responsibilities in a fast-paced environment under tight time constraints.
• Ensures adherence to agency core values of respect, kindness, character and community within both staff culture and program development.
• Recognizes that the JCC of Greater Pittsburgh gathers individuals representing diverse backgrounds, beliefs and practices.
• Creates a warm and welcoming environment.
• Maintains a high degree of organization and attention to detail.
• Adheres to the Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh policies and procedures.
• Actively supports and participates in continuous intra-departmental and agency-wide quality improvement processes. “Everyone, Every Day, Closer to Better”.
• Actively promotes and maintains agency customer service standards.
• Generates necessary reports and documentation as needed and/or required.
• Ability to communicate verbally and in writing.
• Ability to operate personal computers (hardware and software).
• Ability to work evenings, weekends and holidays, as required.
• Ability to perform other related duties, as needed and/or required.

(These responsibilities are not to be construed as a complete statement of all duties performed.)

Supervises part time and volunteer personnel

Bachelor’s Degree in Jewish Education, or related field, with Master’s Degree preferred, with at least three (3) years’ experience working in Jewish educational settings with an emphasis on teen engagement or equivalent combination of education and experience.

While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand and walk. Frequently he/she is required to sit. The employee is frequently required to lift up to 25 pounds and occasionally required to lift up to 50 pounds. The vision requirements include: close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. During the summer months, employee is frequently outdoors in a natural setting.

Must be able to obtain ACT 33/34 and FBI clearances, and mandated reporter training.

Send resume and cover letter to:

JCC of Greater Pittsburgh
Attn: Human Resources
5738 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15217

Equal Opportunity Employer

Application Instructions

Applicants apply directly to Employer.
Send resume and cover letter to: JCC of Greater Pittsburgh Attn: Human Resources 5738 Forbes Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15217
[email protected]

Job Summary

  • Duration: full-time
  • Benefits: medical, vision, dental
  • Other Benefits: Paid Time Off, 401k
  • Preferred Experience: Managerial (3-5 years)
  • Preferred Degree: Masters
  • Job Posted: 2021-03-22
  • Times this job has been viewed: 819 times
  • Job is posted for: 60 days
  • Job Categories: Community Outreach, Director
  • Organization Type: Community Centers
Job Location
Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh
5738 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh , Pennsylvania 15217


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