Full Time

Chief Planning & Programming - Rochester

Jewish Federation of Greater Rochester Rochester NY

The Chief Planning and Programming Officer (CPPO) will be responsible for overseeing all planning components for the Jewish Federation of Greater Rochester, including, but not limited to the planning & allocations process, engagement with partner agencies, and implementing the Federation’s strategic plan. The CPPO will manage the creation and development of a comprehensive, strategic, year round plan for all programming for the Jewish Federation of Greater Rochester.
The position reports to the CEO for the Jewish Federation of Greater Rochester.
The Chief Planning & Programming Officer will have primary responsibility for the following:
Planning & Allocations: Staff the Planning & Allocations Committee and all related sub-committees, including but not limited to Israel and Overseas, local agency panels, and college services; coordinate mini missions with partner agencies; oversee distribution process.  Coordinate and implement the recommendations of the Planning & Allocations Task Force as approved by Board.
Community Planning: Coordinate follow up and next steps to 2019/20 Community Study; manage process for shared expenses with local agencies.
Governance: Manage process for governance, staffing the Governance committee and related task forces.
Federation Planning: Oversee and coordinate Federation yearly program planning, ensuring focus on mission and engagement; maintain program calendar.
Partnership Together (P2G): Oversee staff the P2G Rochester and Joint Steering committees; oversee all P2G programs, including, but not limited to Education Bridge, ShinShinim, Journey for Identity (JFI), Ramim, Grandparents Initiative (G2)
Community Programming: Serve as liaison with community agencies developing community program calendar and collaborative programming.

Supervise Director of Community Relations/Levine Center to End Hate, Jewish Education and Engagement, Israel Programming, Young Adult Programming, Marketing, One Happy Camper program.


The ideal candidate will have the following skills and background:
  • Five to eight years (minimum) experience in a Jewish Federation or other non-profit setting or similar years of experience in strategic planning in another environment.
  • Supervisory experience
  • Ability to coach and motivate staff and volunteers
  • Substantial knowledge of Jewish life and Jewish community issues, organizations, and needs
  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal
  • Comfort with an informal, collaborative workplace
  • Flexibility 

To Apply:
Resumes should be sent to Amy Libenson (alibenson@jewishrochester.org) or Jeanine Monachino (jmonachino@jewishrochester.org) or Louise Korpar (lkorpar@jewishrochester.org)