Careers/Leadership Center

Job Title: Director, Young Adult Divison

Date Last Updated: 6/6/2013
Job ID #: 10765

Role/Job Category: Young Leadership
Organization Name: Tampa Jewish Community Center & Federation, Inc.
Location: Tampa, Florida
Status: Full-Time


Director, Young Adult Division (YAD)
Tampa Jewish Community Center & Federation, Inc.

The Young Adult Division (YAD) is committed to building a strong Jewish community in Tampa, in Israel and throughout the world. YAD provides an active venue for singles, couples and families (ages 21-45) to connect to the Tampa Jewish Community Center & Federation and to the Tampa Jewish community through a broad range of events, programs and initiatives. 

The Tampa Jewish Community Center & Federation seeks a full-time professional to oversee its Young Adult Division. The YAD Director will focus on engaging and connecting young adults to the Federation and promoting awareness of Federation’s mission, goals and values.

The YAD Director will provide professional leadership and strategic direction to the fundraising, educational, outreach, leadership development and volunteer activities of YAD. Responsibilities will include fundraising, networking, recruiting, developing volunteer leaders, as well as planning programs, events and meetings.


  • Develop and implement social & educational programming focused on outreach, community building, philanthropic and leadership development initiatives geared to single, couples and married men and women ages 21-45.

  • Work in partnership with volunteer leadership to plan, coordinate and implement committee meetings, programs, and events designed to increase number of participants at programs and donors to the Tampa JCC & Federation Annual Campaign.

  • Management of the YAD Council and its duties.

  • Work in partnership with JCC & Federation staff and lay leadership to identify, engage, educate, solicit and steward current and potential donors and to maximize all development opportunities through both YAD events and individualized approaches.

  • Collaborate with Outreach & Engagement Director and Director of Development to effectively market and execute events and programs. 


  • 3-5 years related work experience in community organizing, outreach and/or programming for young adults, including planning and strategy development responsibilities

  • 1-2 years work experience in fundraising or donor relations is preferred

  • Bachelor’s Degree required

  • Experience in lay leader-staff relations and event planning

  • Proven ability to plan, implement and measure strategies and programs

  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, written, and oral communication skills

  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively with multiple stakeholders

  • Experience managing staff preferred

  • Experience using technology and social media to network and engage others

  • Ability to prioritize tasks, balance multiple assignments and meet deadlines

  • Creativity, resourcefulness and capacity for innovation

  • High level of energy and flexibility

  • Meticulous attention to detail and follow-up

  • Capacity to be self-motivated and self-directed

  • Desire and willingness to learn and grow

  • Availability for evening and/or weekend events/meetings

  • Strong proficiency using Microsoft Office Suite of Products (Word, Publisher, Excel, Powerpoint)

  • Knowledge of Jewish community, culture, heritage, traditions and Jewish Communal services with a keen sense of trends and culture of the young adult community preferred 

Salary commensurate with experience. Generous health and wellness package consisting of full medical, dental, vision, life and voluntary insurance options available; separate paid time off for sick & vacation leave; paid traditional and Jewish holidays & 401(k) program available.

To apply for this position, please send your resume and cover letter, including salary requirements, via email to Cover letters without salary requirements will not be considered. No phone calls please.


Desired Education Degree/Level: Bachelor's

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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