A primary function of this and every other job at "The J" is to ensure by whatever rational and legal means necessary that each member, guest, and visitor leaves The J feeling just a little better than when they arrived.
Supervisor: Director of Jewish Life and Learning
The J is the town square of Jewish life in Tucson and Southern Arizona. Guided by values rooted in Jewish tradition, we are open to all people of all ages. Everyone belongs, while some may choose to formally join. As a result of a recent strategic planning process, we are seeking to build community through innovative Jewish programming. The programming might take place at the Tucson Jewish Community Center (also known as "The J") or beyond the walls of our facility as River and Dodge. The J practices radical inclusivity and is a safe non-judgmental space for all. Our community is incredibly diverse with Jewish 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, single-parent, differently-abled/special needs, low-income, middle-income, and affluent. The J welcomes the participation of self-identifying Jewish families of all backgrounds, sexual orientations, and gender identities.
We are looking to find our perfect shiddach (match) to become the Jewish Community Connections Engagement Manager! The Jewish Community Connections Engagement Manager will serve as a resource to and connector of Jewish life in Tucson and Southern Arizona. The Jewish Community Connections Engagement Manager will build and maintain relationships with those seeking Jewish community, be a concierge to connect community members and families with offerings provided in various Jewish spaces, and create opportunities to support community members' Jewish journeys as they unfold. The Jewish Community Connections Engagement Manager is an integral member of The J's team beyond the Jewish Life and Learning department. Our ideal Jewish Community Connections Engagement Manager loves getting to know people, making new friends, and is looking for a job that allows them to be out in the community most of the time. 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.
A bachelor's degree or relevant work experience is required. Our ideal Jewish Community Connections Engagement Manager has 1 to 3 years of work experience, is passionate about Jewish life and community, is a nimble learner, and is excited to experiment with new initiatives. Most importantly, we are looking for someone with the ability to have fun and enjoy yourself, your work, your human contacts, and your environment!
$35,000 - $45,000
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!