Jewish Foundation of Cincinnati
The Jewish Foundation of Cincinnati is a private foundation investing Jewish community dollars in high impact, transformational initiatives in the areas of Unmet Basic Needs, Jewish Educational Opportunities, Leadership Development, Continuous Jewish Involvement and Israel Connection. Since its founding in 1995, the Foundation has significantly enhanced the cohesiveness and culture of the Cincinnati Jewish community, and has invested more than $85 million in a vision to make Cincinnati one of America’s great cities for Jewish life.
As a strategic grant maker, the Foundation engages in community planning with the Jewish Federation of Cincinnati, local congregations and Jewish agencies aligned with the Foundation’s priority goal areas. This approach helps Foundation Trustees determine the most effective ways to invest $12-14 million per year in order to accomplish its objectives in the Cincinnati Jewish community.
Foundation policies and grant making decisions are made 11 Trustees, supported by an Executive Director and three additional professionals. Its offices are located in Blue Ash, OH.
The Foundation’s Research Associate, in a newly created position, will be responsible for providing content expertise in the Foundation’s priority goal areas. This full-time professional will be the primary resource conducting research related to Foundation goal areas, grant requests and other relevant initiatives, and for keeping Foundation leadership current in Jewish and general philanthropic developments and trends. The Research Associate will also work on the Foundation’s external communications, e.g. press releases, website, etc.
The Research Associate will report to the Foundation’s Executive Director, and will work closely with the Foundation’s Director of Operations and other Jewish communal professionals. He or she will work full-time and will be expected to attend relevant meetings and programs hosted in the evenings and occasional weekends. There will be travel and professional development opportunities.
Research and Content Expertise
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This position description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel in the above position.