JCC Executive Director
Tampa JCCs and Federation
Cohn Campus | 13009 Community Campus Drive
Tampa, FL 33625
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The Tampa Jewish Community Centers and Federation seeks a JCC Executive Director who will grow its membership and programs, be an excellent supervisor and fundraiser, and be one of the key public faces of the organization, focusing on the operations and effectiveness of the JCC on the Maureen and Douglas Cohn Jewish Community Campus and the Bryan Glazer Family JCC. Prior JCC experience is required. As a result of the Tampa JCCs being part of an integrated JCC-Federation, some of the typical JCC administrative functions will be managed by other departments, however, the successful candidate will have significant input into the goals and operations of those departments.
The Executive Director (ED) will be responsible for overseeing a broad array of fitness, recreational, educational, cultural, and social programs. The ED will also play a lead role in maximizing membership recruitment, all program fees and other revenues for the JCCs. These include a lead role in charitable fundraising among individuals, families, corporate entities and grant procurement from foundations and all levels of government. In addition, the JCC ED will strive to secure as many corporate sponsorships as possible for JCC programs.
Responsibilities & Deliverables
Ability to sit and move to different places in our buildings as the position requires. Must drive in between the two major facilities regularly. Computer work will necessitate periods of sitting. There will be a need to work evenings and weekends routinely.
Position reports to the CEO of the Tampa JCCs and Federation.
The Tampa JCCs and Federation is a DFWP Drug Free Workplace and an EEOE Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.
The Tampa Jewish Community Centers and Federation is where the Tampa Jewish community goes for programs and services for all ages. Located on two campuses in addition to a preschool in a South Tampa synagogue, the Tampa JCCs mission is to support and enrich the continuity of Jewish life and values in the community, in Israel and worldwide. The Tampa JCC embraces the following values and guiding principles:
The 83,500 square feet of previously vacant space in the historic Fort Homer Hesterly Armory has been developed into the transformative Bryan Glazer Family JCC. It is approximately 120,000 square feet of community space that is an extraordinary gathering place, providing a wide range of programs and services for people of all ages, including recreation, fitness, education and culture to engage individuals and families and help to meet the needs of a diverse community. The location is in a desirable and highly visible gateway to downtown Tampa and all West and South Tampa areas.
The center opened in 2016 housing, among other components, a state-of-the-art fitness and aquatics center; visual arts center operated by the City of Tampa; Senior Center for Active Living; the Florida-Israel Business Accelerator; an area for teens and tweens; a premiere event venue; and community services space, including Tampa Jewish Family Services (food bank and counseling offices).
The JCC on the 33-acre Maureen and Douglas Cohn Jewish Community Campus offers programs for people of all ages and is home to the Jfit Gym, fitness and aquatics facilities, a 25-meter junior Olympic swimming pool, four lighted tennis & racquetball courts, an outdoor basketball court and athletic fields. A wide variety of specialty classes, cultural arts events, programs for children, teens and their families round out a full complement of programs and services for the community. The campus is also home to the Preschool North, Tampa Jewish Family Services, TOP Jewish Foundation and Weinberg Village Assisted Living Residences.
The Jewish population of Tampa is thought to be close to 25,000-30,000. There are five synagogues in South Tampa, three in Greater Carrollwood and one additional synagogue in the University area. There are several places that offer Kosher food, a new Kosher restaurant and many different organizations and groups, such as Tampa Jewish Family Services, TOP Jewish Foundation, Hillel Academy, Hebrew Academy of Tampa Bay, Torah Academy, TampaBay-Job-Links, Hillels of the Florida Suncoast, Jewish War Veterans and Hadassah to name some.
Tampa sits on Tampa Bay, along Floridas Gulf Coast. A major business center, its also known for its museums and other cultural offerings. The historic Ybor City neighborhood, developed by Cuban and Spanish cigar-factory workers at the turn of the 20th century, is a dining and nightlife destination. Tampa is a cultural hub and is home to a variety of stage and performing arts venues and theaters and museums covering a wide array of areas. The City of Tampa operates over 165 parks and beaches covering 1,186 acres within city limits, and 41 more in surrounding suburbs covering 70,000 acres. As a tourist destination, Tampa has many attractions and theme parks, including Busch Gardens Tampa Bay, Adventure Island, ZooTampa at Lowry Park, and the Florida Aquarium.