Director, Adult Learning

Job Type

Full Time

Published

05/30/2018

Address

126 High Street
Boston
Massachusetts
02110
United States

Description

Passion. Purpose. Impact. CJP is at the heart of Greater Boston's Jewish community, but our reach is felt around the world. We bring together the resources, volunteers, leadership, and expertise to care for people in need, advocate for Israel, and ensure a vibrant Jewish future. Together, we're helping struggling families find financial stability, making Jewish learning relevant and inclusive, connecting the next generation to Jewish life, and so much more. Our greatest resource is our people — the staff, volunteers, partners and leaders who help make Greater Boston’s Jewish community a welcoming home. It’s this energy and commitment that drive CJP’s mission. We are one of Boston's oldest and most respected philanthropic organizations and we are currently seeking a Director, Adult Learning.

 

Working with the Senior Director, Learning and Engagement, The Director of Adult Learning will have primary responsibility for planning, directing, and managing the Jewish Learning and Engagement team’s initiative in adult learning and engagement. This includes evolving our collective communal vision to connect more people to Jewish life, learning, and community by increasing excellence and innovation, decreasing barriers to participation, and creating community.

 

The Director, Adult Learning will work in collaboration with the Jewish Learning and Engagement’s professional team to develop and implement holistic strategies that will shape and support our efforts with our communal partners. This position will also work closely with lay leaders as well as professionals within the community, particularly at the institutions with which we partner.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

•Work closely with Senior Director, Learning & Engagement’s team to develop key strategies for adult learning, including increasing content offerings as well as means of participation

•Articulate and communicate overall vision and programmatic strategy and offerings to multiple audiences

•Work in close and effective collaboration with the JLE team, integrating and partnering where appropriate

•Build, strengthen, and maintain relationships with multiple internal and external constituencies to support implementation of strategies

•Strategize and implement new initiatives arising out of strategic planning

•Manage measurement outcomes and evaluation of initiatives

•Coordinate and engage with staff, including other directors, to facilitate and/or participate in inter-department projects

•Keep abreast and apply as appropriate best practices related to initiative area

•Actively support efforts to implement CJP's fundraising by partnering with development colleagues

•Maintain responsibility for day-to-day operations, grant making, and budgeting for programmatic areas

•Work closely with marketing to effectively communicate CJP's goals and vision in this work

•Represent CJP at a variety of community functions and organizations

•Other duties as assigned with or without accommodation.

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Education:

·     MA or equivalent knowledge or experience

Experience:

·     5-7 years' of experience in similar or related position.

Skills/Competencies:

·     Ability to strategically plan and implement priority initiatives

·     Outcome orientation in achieving specific goals

·     Understanding and appreciation of the volunteer-professional partnership and the organized Jewish community

·     Strong people management skills

·     Effective interpersonal skills

·     Desire to work independently

·     High level of energy, sense of humor, creativity and flexibility

·     Efficient communication (verbal and written) and strong organizational skills

·     Ability to prioritize tasks, balance multiple assignments, meet deadlines

·     Proficient in Windows environment, including MS Word, Excel, Outlook and Internet

Other:

·     Understanding of the Boston Jewish community

·     Availability for evening and/or weekend events/meetings

·     Requires travel to outside meetings and sites

 

CJP offers that rare opportunity to tap your skills, talents, and experience to benefit a greater good while you grow professionally. You will work in a dynamic environment, with a diverse group of individuals who share your commitment and enthusiasm. Together, you will make a difference for Jews and non-Jews in Greater Boston and worldwide. We offer competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits and a collegial, family-friendly work and team environment. 

 

For more information about CJP, go to www.cjp.org.

 

Please use this link to apply: https://www.appone.com/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=1992030  

 

CJP conducts background checks as part of the hiring process.

 

CJP is an equal opportunity employer. People with disabilities, women, veterans, people of color, and LGBTQ people are encouraged to apply.  Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

Professional Level

Professional

Minimum Education Required

Master's degree

How To Apply

For more information about CJP, go to www.cjp.org.

 

Please use this link to apply: https://www.appone.com/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=1992030 

 

CJP conducts background checks as part of the hiring process.

 

CJP is an equal opportunity employer. People with disabilities, women, veterans, people of color, and LGBTQ people are encouraged to apply. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities


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