Director of Engagement @ Kaiserman JCC

Director of Engagement

Inspiring Jewish educator wanted! Come be a part of the renaissance of the Philadelphia Jewish community, and the Kaiserman JCC.

The Director of Engagement is a new, full-time staff position with the Kaiserman Jewish Community Center. Under the supervision of the CEO, the Director of Engagement oversees an innovative approach to traditional JCC membership and engagement, as well as critical external engagement efforts including our J on the Way program, and our JCC Maccabi Experience program.

Major Responsibilities Specific to Membership

Oversee the Community Catalyst initiative, a program which connects individuals, families, and older adults to the JCC and each other in the creation of new programming

Oversee community-wide events for the JCC, many associated with Jewish holidays

Major Responsibilities Specific to Community Catalyst

Develop and implement the “J on the Way” program for the JCC

Directly facilitate Jewish educational and engagement programming

Directly engage with Jewish families, connecting them to each other, programming that will inspire them, and the JCC

Develop partnerships to enhance the “J on the Way” program

Hire, and supervise, PT or contracted staff to facilitate the “J on the Way” program

Manage the “J on the Way” budget and other fiscal responsibilities

Coordinate marketing for the “J on the Way” program

Support with fundraising and grant reporting for the “J on the Way” program

Major Responsibilities Specific to Maccabi

Serving as the delegation primary contact with the Host Community and JCC Association

Recruit all games participants for the local delegation

Disseminate information received from the host community and JCC Association or developed by the games committee, to coaches, athletes, artists, chaperones, and parents

Act as the spokesperson for the delegation within the agency and in the community as a whole

Attend the spring delegation head meeting

Attend the games themselves (in August), and manage all issues that might come up between the delegation and the host community

Select, train and orient coaches and athletes

Ensure all athletes, artists, chaperones, and coaches required paperwork is fully completed and on-time in order to avoid late fee charges

This includes all athlete, artist, adult confirmation kits fully loaded in proper order into the JCCA system, coaches background checks, participant medical forms, etc., as well as the online confirmation of all participant roommate requests, required team and specialty info (tennis, swimming, dance), etc. as required by the registration system

Plan the annual department budget; manage and implement the approved budget and take appropriate action to correct variances

Application Instructions

Applicants apply directly to Employer.
Please send resume and cover letter to Alan Scher, at [email protected]
[email protected]


Job Summary

  • Duration: full-time
  • Benefits: paid vacation, sick leave, parental leave, medical, dental, transportation, 401(k) or 403(b) plans, leave early for Shabbat, Paid Holidays
  • Other Benefits: Staff discounts on programming
  • Preferred Experience: Managerial (3-5 years)
  • Preferred Degree: Bachelors
  • Job Posted: 2021-08-11
  • Times this job has been viewed: 739 times
  • Job is posted for: 60 days
  • Job Categories: Director, Education - Other, Engagement
  • Organization Type: Community Centers
Job Location
Kaiserman JCC
45 Haverford Rd
Wynnewood , Pennsylvania 19096
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