Chief Operating Officer @ The Marion & Aaron Gural JCC

Chief Operating Officer

The Marion & Aaron Gural JCC is looking for a mission-focused, seasoned, strategic, and process-minded leader to serve as COO to oversee daily operations. The Gural JCC seeks an individual with experience scaling an organization, leading a management team, and developing a performance culture among a group of diverse, talented individuals. The COO must be a leader who is able to help others at the JCC deliver measurable, cost-effective results that make the vision a reality. Importantly, the successful COO will have the skills, sensitivity, and personal confidence to tap into the power that each member of the team brings to this mission. It is essential that the COO bring efficient and effective systems to increase the productivity of the organization.


• Supports the CEO to ensure highly productive, day-to-day management of the organization
• Serves as an advisor to the CEO, and as a role model/mentor to other staff
• Contributes to the creation and stewardship of organizational culture and ethos, both internally and externally
• Supervises department heads
• Helps establish and execute organizational priorities on weekly, monthly, and long-term basis •
• Works with senior staff to facilitate effective long term planning and strategy
• Facilitates intra-departmental collaboration to ensure that all departments are communicating effectively and supporting one another as
• Monitors resource and personnel allocation to ensure departments are appropriately resourced
• Participates in HR decisions regarding senior staff, approves salaries, and participates in key hires and terminations
• Conducts, or participates in, annual reviews for department heads
• Works closely with CEO, Controller, and department heads in the creation and monitoring of annual operating budget and long-term
capital budget

• Troubleshoots and strategizes to address departmental and organizational challenges
• Establishes and maintains relationships with Board members, donors, and partners


• Excellent management and communication skills
• Highly detail-oriented
• Ability to assimilate a high volume of information across disciplines and departments, providing leadership and support to senior staff and
experts in each of those disciplines
• Ability to creatively problem solve, and make and implement decisions quickly and soundly
• Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and exemplify leadership and composure under pressure, while maintaining high morale
• Ability to work with a wide range of people representing various backgrounds, levels of training, and career stages
• Able to multitask, offering support to the CEO, as well as to the Controller and department heads •
• Minimum five years of experience at executive level of management
• Master’s Degree preferred

Application Instructions

Applicants apply directly to Employer.
Please send cover letter and resume to Aaron Rosenfeld, CEO. Indicate "COO position candidate" in the email memo field.
[email protected]

Job Summary

  • Duration: full-time
  • Benefits: paid vacation, sick leave, medical, 401(k) or 403(b) plans, leave early for Shabbat
  • Preferred Experience: Professional (6-10 years)
  • Preferred Degree: Masters
  • Job Posted: 2021-03-23
  • Times this job has been viewed: 469 times
  • Job is posted for: 60 days
  • Job Categories: Chief Operating Officer
  • Organization Type: Community Centers, Social Work
Job Location
The Marion & Aaron Gural JCC
207 Grove Avenue
Cedarhurst , New York 11516-1715


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