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President & Chief Executive Officer
Educational Alliance
197 E Broadway
New York, NY 10002

Principal Responsibilities:

TO APPLY: Please email cover letter and resume in confidence to

The President & CEO (CEO) is responsible for driving Ed Alliances overall vision, strategy, team, and operations. The CEO will manage an annual budget of over $50M, ensuring program excellence and innovation, continued revenue and partnership growth, operational efficiency, and financial stability across all Ed Alliance sites, including four free-standing community centers. The CEO will oversee a wide range of programs, including arts and culture, civic engagement, education, health and wellness, older adult services, and recovery and prevention.

Reporting to the Board of Directors, the CEO will lead and inspire a diverse and dedicated team of over 700 employees. The CEO will directly supervise and collaborate with a highly experienced executive team including but not limited to the Chief Development Officer, Chief Financial Officer, Chief People Officer, Chief Program Officer, and Chief Strategy Officer. As the agency continues to adapt and evolve post-pandemic, the CEO will consult regularly with direct reports, site directors, and other staff leadership teams to assess and support staff development, retention, and culture.

As the organizations primary external spokesperson and champion, the CEO will energize and mobilize a wide range of key stakeholders. The CEO will also serve as the agencys chief fundraiser. In partnership with the Chief Development Officer, the CEO will implement development strategy and personally solicit support from existing and new funders, including government agencies, Jewish philanthropic partners, corporate sponsors, private foundations, and individual donors.

The CEO will also guide the strategy, operations, and fundraising for transformational, new agency initiatives. This includes overseeing the ongoing capital campaign to reinvigorate the 14th St Y as a vibrant hub for downtown Jewish and community life. The CEO will pursue and implement plans to create new and innovative partnerships with public and private sector groups.

Key responsibilities include:

Organizational Vision and Values

Management of Agency Staff and Board

Program Excellence, Innovation, and Growth

Financial Resource Development and Stakeholder Engagement

External Affairs and Community Relations

Fiscal Sustainability and Operational Efficiency

Minimum Qualifications:

Key Qualifications:

Leadership and Management Experience

Program and Community Knowledge

Communications and Fundraising Skills

Personal Attributes and Values

COMPENSATION: Salary range $340,000 - $400,000, commensurate with experience.

LOCATION: 197 E Broadway New York, NY 10002

TO APPLY: Please email cover letter and resume in confidence to


$340,000 - $400,000

Agency Information:


Ed Alliances next CEO will bring substantial, inspired leadership experience, including demonstrable success driving a complex, nonprofit organization and/or government department. The ideal candidate will understand and build on Ed Alliances commitment to being guided by Jewish values and its history as a pioneer in the settlement house movement. Further, the CEO will be dedicated to continuously improving agency offerings to best serve the diverse communities of Lower Manhattan. The CEO will also have experience with program and service delivery for culturally, socioeconomically, and generationally diverse populations.

The ideal candidate will be a visionary with the track record, passion, and authenticity to engage and motivate a large staff, Board members, donors, and community members around Ed Alliances mission and aspirational, long-term goals. The CEO will also be a strategic, decisive, and fiscally responsible executive who can develop, operationalize, and execute plans to achieve these overarching goals while maintaining state-of-art facilities and optimal program outcomes.

The CEO will be a collaborative, approachable, and empathetic manager who actively incorporates the skills and perspectives of staff and stakeholders. This individual will be an expert fundraiser, relationship-builder, and spokesperson who can effectively represent agency goals, needs, and impact to a wide range of constituents, including major donors and community partners. Knowledge of government contracts and the local philanthropic landscape, including the Jewish philanthropic arena is preferred. Experience managing a capital campaign is a plus.

Educational Alliance is committed to workplace diversity and inclusion. We are equal opportunity employers and do not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity and expression, marital status, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. Educational Alliance takes affirmative action in support of its policy to employ and advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

Educational Alliance is an Equal Opportunity Employer.