Director of Jewish Life and Learning
3960 Montclair Rd
Birmingham, AL 35213
Job Summary:The Director of Jewish Life and Learning will be an employee of the Birmingham Jewish Federation reporting to the CEO and will work together with staff, stakeholders internal and external to the JCC, and with synagogue and agency partners to infuse Judaism into what we do daily at the LJCC. The Director of Jewish Life and Learning will connect and engage Jewish people to create community in meaningful ways. The Director of Jewish Life and Learning will bring a spirit of creativity to how we experience Judaism on campus and beyond our campus. This individual will work with the Program Director and others to re-imagine, develop, and strengthen Jewish programs and opportunities, including strategy, content, and atmosphere. Additionally, this individual will create positive exposure to Jewish values and traditions for J members and the broader community.
Essential Roles and Responsibilities:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable an individual with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.
Key Competencies for Success:
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of: Microsoft Office Suite including Excel, Power Point and Publisher and comfortable learning payroll, fundraising and other industry specific software.
Education and Experience:
Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Jewish or Rabbinical Studies preferred. Alternate degrees with applicable work experience also encouraged to apply.
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job the employee is frequently required to:
Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential function of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform within the described work disabilities to perform within the described work environment.
$85,000 - $95,000
The Levite Jewish Community Center prides itself on being a welcoming facility to people of all faiths, ages, genders, sexual identities, and socioeconomic backgrounds. We are a family-oriented recreational and educational facility that is open to the entire community. As a recipient of Birmingham Jewish Federation and United Way dollars, we impact more than 10,000 Birmingham residents annually.
The LJCC is home to a large fitness center that includes free weights (dumbbells up to 100 lbs., specialty barbells, kettlebells, and bumper plates), Cybex machines, and cardio equipment (Stairmasters, treadmills, ellipticals, and concept II rowers). We also offer more than 45 group fitness classes a week, personal training, a five-mile hiking and biking trail, and a large outdoor pool with a baby pool. Alongside our fitness offerings, we also boast a respected early childhood program, summer and year-round camps, and a wide range of other activities and programs. Everything from Jewish programming to aquatics classes are available at our beautiful facility that is conveniently located on 70 wooded acres off Montclair Road.
At the LJCC "Community" is quite literally our middle name. We take pride in being an active partner of both the Birmingham Jewish community as well as the broader Birmingham community. We make it our responsibility to create, serve, and enhance the community through our mission every day.