Full Time

Israel & Overseas Center Manager - Denver

JEWISHcolorado Demver CO

JOB DESCRIPTION
JEWISHcolorado strengthens and connects the Jewish community in Colorado, Israel, and around the globe by creating diverse pathways to engage in Judaism. During these unprecedented times, JEWISHcolorado is at the forefront of mobilizing, sustaining, and educating our Jewish community while continuing to honor our past and plan for our future.

Position Summary:
The Israel & Overseas Center Program Manager is responsible for communications, along with administrative and logistical support to ensure the effective implementation of programs within the Israel & Overseas Center (IOC) at JEWISHcolorado. They work closely with Israeli emissaries, Israel missions, team members, and external stakeholders both in Israel and Colorado to write communications, facilitate program operations, and achieve organizational goals.


Responsibilities
Communications

  • Serve as a point of contact for internal and external stakeholders, providing information and support as needed.
  • Collaborate with the Communications Team to regularly and effectively share IOC work and impact with staff and the Jewish community
  • Create regular communications for constituents on topics affecting the Jewish community in North America, Israel, and around the world
  • Widely share the impact being accomplished by our major partners (JDC, World ORT, JAFI, IREP)
  • Create regular communications about our partners in Ramat HaNegev and Nitzana
  • Communicate program updates, deadlines, and requirements to relevant parties in a timely manner
  • Maintain the IOC social media and digital media channels.

Administrative Support

  • Organize meetings, prepare agendas, and draft minutes for Board Committees
  • Maintain program documentation, including project plans, reports, and correspondence
  • Coordinate logistics for IOC program activities, including venue booking, travel arrangements, and procurement of materials and supplies
  • Support IOC programs, events, initiatives and meetings and ensure all necessary resources are available for smooth execution
  • Serve as Event Lead for IOC specific events
  • Assist in evaluating program effectiveness and impact through data collection and analysis
  • Contribute to the development of evaluation frameworks and assessment tools
  • Collect, organize, and maintain program data and records
  • Collaborate with all staff to coordinate tasks, share information, and resolve issues

Demonstrate JEWISHcolorado’s Core Values:

  • Effective collaboration
  • Open and respectful communication
  • Reliability and accountability
  • Critical thinking, innovation, and creativity
  • Being a good ambassador for the organization


Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant field such as business administration, public administration, social sciences, Israel or Jewish culture studies
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and project management tools
  • Work effectively in a fast-paced environment managing multiple simultaneous tasks
  • Knowledge of program management principles and best practices
  • Creative problem solver with ability to initiate ideas and take the lead
  • Hebrew fluency is preferred, but not required
  • Knowledge about Jewish Federations and Israel is desirable
  • Comfort with a results-oriented organization
  • Maturity, sound judgment, and high ethical standards


Position Type: Some travel may be required for program-related activities; 37.5-hour per week, in person four days per week, exempt.


Salary Range: $58,000-$65,000 per year. Benefits  include vacation, sick leave, FSA, HSA, HRA, health, vision, dental, disability, life insurance, gym membership, 401(k) match.


To Apply:
Please forward a resume and cover letter to JLieber@JEWISHcolorado.org.