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Job Title: Planning Associate

Date Last Updated: 9/10/2013
Job ID #: 10191

Role/Job Category: Community Planning & Resource Allocation
Organization Name: Greater Miami Jewish Federation - Dade County
Location: Miami, Florida
Status: Full-Time


Planning Associate
Greater Miami Jewish Federation

The Planning Associate is responsible for understanding trends in the field related to Jewish engagement; overseeing programs and projects which further Jewish identity and engagement; and facilitating deeper connections with the people and land of Israel.

This position reports to the Chief Planning Officer.


Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Serve as lead staff on all planning functions related to Jewish and local Israel engagement and staff related lay committees
  • Keep abreast of research and trends in the area of Jewish identity and Israel engagement
  • Develop, manage and/or liaise with programs that provide outreach to under engaged populations and or serve to strengthen Jewish identity
  • In concert with the Director of Israel & Overseas, serve as Federation point person on local Israel engagement and Miami/Yerucham people-to-people efforts
  • Maintain accurate programmatic and financial records for relevant programs and develop and present reports as appropriate
  • In conjunction with appropriate lay and professional leadership, oversee the distribution of scholarship funding including Overnight Camp, Day School and Israel Programs.
  • Promote Federation efforts in Jewish and Israel engagement through presentations to professional and lay leadership as well as articles/materials which highlight these programs. 
  • Supervise the PJ Library Coordinator and ensure the program operates within budgetary and programmatic guidelines
  • Conduct ongoing evaluations of programs and provide reports and recommendations to relevant lay and professional bodies
  • Participate in financial resource development efforts including the preparation of proposals, participating in solicitations and other campaign duties as appropriate

Qualifications and Competencies:

  • Bachelor’s degree required; Masters Degree preferred in Education, Organizational Development, Human Resource Development, Social Work, Public Administration, Jewish Communal Services or related field
  • Three or more years of relevant experience in Jewish communal, non-profit, public sector or related field
  • Experience working collaboratively and effectively with lay leaders, volunteers and colleagues
  • Passion for the mission of federation and the Jewish community
    Demonstrated ability to work with volunteers, volunteer leaders and partner agencies
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are essential
    Skilled in research, analysis, program development, management and evaluation
  • Proficiency in various computer software programs including MS Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Desired Education Degree/Level: Masters

Career Level: 2-5 yrs. experience

How To Apply
Contact For Job: JFNA MCLE - BJ
Contact Title: Consultant
Preferred Contact Method: E-mail
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