The Tucson Jewish Community Center, also known as, "The J" is the town square for Jewish life in Tucson, Arizona where everyone belongs and some join. Guided by values rooted in Jewish tradition, we are open to all people of all ages. Our 115,000 square feet complex, built in 1989, houses a variety of programs each day, such as our state-of-the-art Fitness Center, Early Childhood Education program for children from six weeks through five years, Taglit, a day-program for adults with special needs. Through a recent merger with Arts for All, the J proudly offers services for those with disabilities beyond the walls of the J. Our facility includes a variety of multi-use spaces, including a ballroom, kosher demonstration kitchen, sculpture garden, fine arts gallery, gymnasium, fitness center, tennis courts, pool, splash park, caf?, indoor play space and more! When you enter our building, you will feel the vibrant buzz that radiates through the building each day. We also seek to meet people where they are in the community, beyond the walls of the J.
The J practices radical inclusivity and is a safe non-judgmental space for all. Our community is incredibly diverse with families and individuals self-identifying as: "Just Jewish," Not Jewish, Culturally Jewish/ Secular/ Humanist, Jewish by Birth, Reform, Conservative, Orthodox, multi-faith, Israeli American, Jews of Color, LGBTQ+/Queer, single-parent, people with disabilities/disabled, low-income, middle-income, and affluent. The J welcomes the participation of self-identifying people of diverse identities.
We are looking to find a Cultural Programs Specialist to join our growing Jewish Living and Engagement team. As an agency, we aim to meet people where they are on their personal Jewish journey and to help them lead the meaningful Jewish lives they seek. Our team actively plays a role in this effort.
Our ideal Cultural Programs Specialist is passionate about people, building community, and is a nimble learner. This person has strong interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills.
Key position responsibilities include:
This position is a full-time exempt position and is covered by the code of the Personnel Practices for Professional Staff.
The Tucson Jewish Community Center is a 110,000-square-feet facility built in 1989. With more than 2,000 families and 5,000 members, the J is open to the Tucson community of all faiths.
We offer a robust schedule of events ranging from Arts & Culture to Sports & Wellness to Children & Family. At the J we offer something for everyone from 0 to 99!
Our beautiful Foothills location offers the perfect setting for your meeting, wedding, or other special event. Our trained professional will help you with all your rental needs, including catering.
If fitness is your main goal, we offer a full fitness facility and more than 100 free weekly classes included in your membership.
We are proud to offer a privately funded preschool serving 300 children during the school year from six weeks to pre-K. Additionally, we offer after-school care for elementary-aged children and provide transportation from over 20 schools daily during the school year.
Most importantly, we offer a sense of community and acceptance to the entire Tucson community. We invite you to step inside and feel the energy of the J!