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VP of Community Relations  

Posted on May 31, 2024

Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles - Los Angeles, CA

Not Applicable

Reporting to the Sr VP Community Engagement, the VP, Community Relations is responsible for directing and managing the Community Engagement programs that address bridge building and allyship. Duties: Lead the Federation’s strategy to conceptualize and implement initiatives that effectively build relationships with diverse groups of individuals or organizations across racial, ethnic, and religious communities, Identify and coordinate opportunities for inter-group, inter-faith collaboration, Maintain strong relationships and cultivate new partnerships with diverse stakeholders to enhance our bridge-building work, Monitor progress and evaluate the effectiveness of efforts, Design and implement innovative programming and content to strengthen the Jewish Federation’s ties to diverse segments of the Los Angeles community, Oversee the planning of community engagement programs and supervise direct reports, Maintain knowledge and professional expertise on relevant issues that impact this space, Partner with the Sr. VP, Community Engagement to represent the Community Engagement area within the Federation and to the community, Develop, prepare and monitor program budgets including monthly variances and projecting year to year budget figures, Oversee staff development. Lead staff meetings and provide overall department supervision in the absence of the Sr. VP Community Engagement & Work with and oversee the efforts of lay leaders and committees as appropriate. Additional Duties: Be available to supervisor for additional assignments, as required, including assisting with the Campaign. Education & Experience Required For Position: BA required, Advanced degree in Jewish education, Jewish communal service, non-profit management, or community social work preferred, Minimum 5 years’ experience in Jewish Federation or Jewish communal field preferred with increasingly responsible managerial and supervisorial experience, Demonstrated ability to work well with and relate to people, Proactive and strategic in building innovative relationships and unconventional alliances, Able to develop project/work plans and execute on them with minimal supervision, Strong organizational and project management skills, Skillful in discerning and navigating organizational and communal dynamics and building trusting relationship, Discretion and attention to detail a must, Experience in community organizing, community relations and social action, Demonstrated commitment to the Jewish community and its international and domestic concerns & Exceptional networking, public speaking and written communication skills. A hybrid work model will be implemented for certain positions during transition back to worksite(s).  This position must report to worksite on non-remote workdays, as determined by the Federation. All staff and building occupants must be fully vaccinated and proof of vaccination status will be required. Please disclose if accommodation to the Federation’s vaccination policy is sought for medical reasons or sincerely held religious beliefs. Salary: $90,000.00-$140,000.00 Annual with benefits. Full-time. Apply on: https://www.jewishjobs.com/job/nlkvyl/vp-of-community-relations/los-angeles/ca/united-states. http://www.jewishla.org