Director, Programs @ Challah for Hunger

Director, Programs

“Change starts small, like baking and selling challah” - UC Davis Campus Participant

APPLICATION DEADLINE: September 30, 2021

LOCATION: Anywhere in the United States
SALARY: $60,000 - 75,000

Challah for Hunger is seeking a dynamic, thoughtful, and creative team member to serve as our Director of Programs. This position will lead, develop, and evaluate our current and emerging programs and education opportunities.

Education and Facilitation- 40%
Create new resources for campus and community chapters and update existing materials to reflect continuous innovations
Provide guidance to program team concerning chapter engagement and issues that may arise
Manage and create new resources for the Marketplace (our proprietary resource platform) as needed
Lead regional and national trainings and webinars for chapter leaders and volunteers
Develop resources for community programming, including B’nai Mitzvah projects, pop-up community events

Program Development and Strategy (to include Evaluation and Reporting) - 40%
Cultivate vision and manage long-term planning for campus and community programs and expansion
Lead efforts to evaluate new and existing programs, including annual member survey for campus program
Partner with senior team to lead initiatives in developing national partnerships to expand program, including to HBCUs and HSIs
Gather data for grant applications and reports and assist Director of Development in programmatic story for program-centric grant reports, renewals, and applications
Evaluate existing alumni offerings and innovate new engagement strategies
Maintain records of programmatic grant deliverables, participation, and Acts of Advocacy

Program Team Supervision - 20%
Meet regularly with program staff to ensure all programs are operating efficiently
Lead hiring team to hire and train new program staff
Plan and supervise monthly program team meetings
Provide ongoing feedback to program staff to improve performance
Support staff leadership development and provide growth opportunities using prior experience and best practices

Bachelor’s degree or commensurate experience
Detail oriented and highly organized
Experience creating and implementing new programs
Demonstrated leadership and responsibility managing others
Strong education and/or expansion background or experience
Creative problem solver and problem anticipator
Experience with group facilitation and creation of educational materials
Excellent written and verbal communications
Interest in food insecurity, advocacy, nonprofit management and community building

You’re self-motivated. You create your own organizational systems and can hold yourself and others accountable. You expertly navigate managing all levels of an organization.
You are fast-paced and high-energy. You have a bias toward action. You can move rapidly through ever-changing environments and have the ability to shift priorities on a dime.
You find ambiguity exciting. You see potential in any situation and can leverage that potential. You love change management and understand the complexities of integrating new systems with an existing team.
You’re a systems guru. You enjoy organizing chaos. You can take a large amount of information, assess it, and find the best way to organize it with the end-user in mind.
You’re a people person. You love people and understand how to optimize the experiences of co-workers, external partners, and other stakeholders.
You’re an expert multi-tasker. You have experience juggling multiple projects at once from start to finish with detailed planning and persistent execution.
You have a great sense of humor. You bring levity to the work, have fun with your co-workers, and don’t take yourself too seriously!

This is a full-time exempt position, with a salary between $60,000-75,000 commensurate with experience. Challah for Hunger provides 50% for employees and 25% for dependents of health, dental, and vision benefits packages, generous PTO (20 days annually for first 3 years) and Jewish and Federal holiday package, and the option for a flexible work environment. We offer a minimum $800 professional development stipend per year and summer Fridays with reduced working hours.

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Challah for Hunger is an equal opportunity employer. We strongly encourage applicants from historically marginalized communities to apply. We are proud to be an inclusive organization, where everyone is welcome. We deeply value the diversity of insight, perspective, and experience brought by people from backgrounds typically underrepresented in Jewish organizations. This includes Black, Latinx, and Asian people, Black Jews, Jews of Color, Sephardi and Mizrachi Jews, lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, gender non-conforming people, and people with disabilities. We will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran's status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.

Application Instructions

Applicants apply directly to Employer.
To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to [email protected], with the subject line "Director, Programs." The position closes on September 30th.
[email protected]

Job Summary

  • Duration: full-time
  • Benefits: paid vacation, sick leave, parental leave, medical, vision, dental, leave early for Shabbat, Paid Holidays
  • Preferred Experience: Professional (6-10 years)
  • Preferred Degree: Bachelors
  • Job Posted: 2021-09-20
  • Times this job has been viewed: 646 times
  • Job is posted for: 60 days
  • Job Categories: Director, Programming, Events Management
  • Organization Type: University, Other
Job Location
Challah for Hunger
Remote , Pennsylvania 19096


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