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Barshop JCC of San Antonio
12500 NW Military Hwy.
Ste. 275
San Antonio, TX 78231

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The Barshop JCC of San Antonio Texas (JCC) seeks a collaborative and community minded leader to provide strategic vision and direction for the JCC. This individual must have excellent business and operational acumen to oversee an annual operating budget in excess of $6 million and a high performing tenured staff team.

For more than 135 years, the JCC has developed an outstanding reputation as a birth through life institution, providing exceptional programs and services to individuals and families of all ages and stages from both the Jewish and wider communities. The JCC inspires Jewish Journeys and provides countless opportunities for San Antonians to Live Up?  to their goals, their aspirations, and their potential  through a variety of programming and community involvement for multiple generations.

Located on the San Antonio Jewish communitys campus in the heart of San Antonio, the JCC provides full-service programming in its 122,000-square-foot facility includes health and wellness, sports and recreation, arts and culture, education, enrichment, and so much more.

About the Barshop JCC

The JCC features a 25-meter, eight-lane, and family recreational pool, a state-of-the-art fitness center, group exercise studios, a tennis clubhouse, and 7 lighted courts. There is a 14-classroom NAEYC-accredited early childhood complex and 3 age-appropriate playgrounds, which house what is known to be the top early childhood program in the city. Rounding out the facilities is an auditorium, kosher kitchens, a senior center, youth lounge, an afterschool center with its own playground, as well as a double gymnasium and ball fields. The facilities enable participation in a full complement of programs and services designed to meet the needs of people of all ages and all walks of life.

The JCC prides itself in being a fiscally responsible organization. The partnership that exists between volunteer and professional leadership is an important aspect of the agency's ability to grow and develop and to adjust to challenging circumstances. The average staff tenure today is almost 15 years and staff are valued and appreciated and key partners in the JCCs success.

About the San Antonio Jewish Community

San Antonio is home to a welcoming, family-oriented, and committed Jewish community of over 9,000. The Campus of the San Antonio Jewish Community changed the course of the community trajectory 24 years ago when the Jewish Federation, the JCC, Jewish Family Service and the Day School relocated to one central location and became the principal hub of activity for most major events and activities. Synagogues in San Antonio are an important aspect of community life that represent all segments of Jewish culture, including an orthodox K-8 day school. The community also claims one of the finest Holocaust Memorial Museums in the southwest.

About the City of San Antonio

Over 2.6 million people reside in the Greater San Antonio area, which is the 7th largest city in the country. San Antonio is a multicultural, family-oriented community with a good public school system, easy access city-wide, and major economic cornerstones including the military, tourism, medical, and cybersecurity industries. Touted as Texas top travel destination, San Antonio welcomes over 32 million visitors annually. Tourist destinations include the famous Alamo, Riverwalk, the historic Pearl, and the San Antonio Museum of Art. San Antonio is home to the NBA San Antonio Spurs, as well as five universities including the University of Texas at San Antonio, St. Marys University and Trinity University, as well as a multi-campus community college system. It hosts an annual 2-week Fiesta celebration and has a 28-mile continuous park that runs from the northernmost part of the city to the San Antonio missions.

San Antonio is known for its wonderful weather with mild winters, an affordable, laid-back lifestyle, and having a small town atmosphere with larger city amenities.

The CEO Position

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Barshop Jewish Community Center of San Antonio reports to the Board of Directors, and is responsible for the organizations operations, consistent achievement of its mission and financial objectives. The CEO is responsible for partnering with the Board to establish the long-term strategic direction for the JCC and to formulate policy. The CEO leads an excellent and highly tenured staff and represents the JCC in the Jewish and overall community. The JCC CEO is also the general managing partner of the Campus and in this role provides overall leadership for the Campus, working closely with the Campus Operations Director and the Tenant Partner Agencies, leading their quarterly board meetings and overseeing campus financials.

The ideal CEO candidate will exemplify the following leadership competencies:

Provides Exemplary Executive Leadership

The CEO will build trusting and collaborative relationships through genuine encounters with all agency stakeholders and community partners. The CEO will be a strong visionary, who is able to address emerging issues with flexibility and adaptability. The CEO will promote a culture of innovation to continue the JCCs trajectory of growth, anticipating trends and identifying opportunities in the community.

Presents Visionary and Strategic Leadership

The CEO will promote an all-encompassing and compelling vision identifying key strategic opportunities which align with the JCC mission. The CEO will have the big picture in mind, effectively managing current issues, while incorporating long-term thinking in important agency decisions. Actively engaging Jewish and secular community organizations, the CEO will work to support existing collaborative programs and envision new ways to partner together.

Demonstrates Skill in Operational Management

The CEO will be responsible for day-to-day management of the JCC and will establish short- and long-term goals which are strategic, programmatic, fiscally responsible, and align with the JCCs mission. The CEO will be accountable, and skillfully responsive to members, users, staff, Campus partners and other stakeholders. An understanding of the physical plant, technical support systems, and running the various businesses of the JCC is essential.

Displays Financial Acumen

The CEO will develop a realistic annual operating budget in partnership with the CFO, the Finance Committee and Board of Directors. The CEO will oversee and collaborate with the CFO on financial matters including long-term budgeting, ongoing financial performance, and financial strategy. The CEO must remain flexible, making necessary changes to ensure continues financial stability and sustainability.

Representing the Agency

The CEO will be a collaborative leader who is able to build strong partnerships in the Jewish and greater community. The CEO must understand the effective use of marketing and branding to interpret the JCC mission with all community stakeholders.

Minimum Qualifications:


The ideal candidate will have:


A competitive compensation package, including relocation, is available for the successful candidate.

To Apply

Qualified candidates can apply for this position at Please include a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements.