Begin a Career With The J

It’s an exciting time to work at JCC Denver! Working at The J offers one the chance to be part of a dynamic and growing professional family that is rooted in Jewish Tradition and exists to serve the greater community. From our highly selective recruiting and hiring practices to the competitive benefits package we offer to our employees, The J works hard to ensure that our team is composed of the most qualified and passionate individuals for the job.

The J offers a wide variety of programs and activities for people of all ages and we are always looking for great candidates in numerous fields. The JCC is dedicated to the principles of equal employment opportunity for all.

Explore our listings below to see if there’s an opportunity that’s right for you.

Administration and Programming

Position: Capital Campaign Director
Reports to: CEO
FLSA Status: Exempt

General Description

The Capital Campaign Director is an enthusiastic, detail-oriented fundraiser with responsibility to implement and manage a $50 million capital campaign to build a world class Jewish Community Center, leading the campaign from the quiet phase through building opening and campaign completion (anticipated 2019).

Primary Responsibilities

These are the detailed duties that the Capital Campaign Director is expected to execute or oversee:

  • Working in close collaboration with the CEO and Capital Campaign Committee, establishes solicitation priorities, manages prospect lists and research, develops and executes targeted cultivation plans and solicitation strategies for all campaign prospects.
  • Manages a portfolio of campaign prospects and solicits their campaign gifts in coordination with CEO, Board of Directors, or Campaign Committee members, as appropriate. Prepares personalized proposals and supports the CEO, members of the Board of Directors, and members of the Campaign Committee in their solicitation activities.
  • In partnership with the CEO and Capital Campaign Committee recruits volunteer leadership for the campaign. Schedules and manages campaign committee meetings, including preparation of agendas, supporting materials and coordination of any follow-up activities.
  • Manages the writing and development of all capital campaign print and electronic collateral materials and coordinates their design and production with the marketing department.
  • Oversees development of campaign communications program, which may include writing content for e-newsletter and talking points for the media; integrates campaign milestones into ongoing public relations outreach program.
  • Identifies, plans and implements cultivation and recognition events for the campaign, including groundbreaking, site visits, tours and dedication ceremonies.
  • Ensures that data related to prospects and donors is recorded and tracked in electronic and hard copy files; manages campaign record keeping, evaluates progress towards goals, prepares periodic reports on campaign fundraising for CEO and Campaign Committee; recommends revisions to the fundraising plan, as needed, to meet and exceed goals.
  • Oversees budget development and monitoring for any development activities related to the capital campaign. Produces internal and external reports regarding projected and achieved goals.
  • Designs donor acknowledgement, stewardship and public recognition initiatives.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree, with Master’s degree preferred, and familiarity with nonprofit institutions and seven to ten years of professional experience in fundraising with a track record of success, with specific experience in capital campaigns, individual giving and/or major gifts, and the tracking/monitoring of pledges
  • Passion for JCC mission
  • Proven success at securing major gift support
  • Knowledge of philanthropic community that supports the JCC and the greater Denver area
  • Experience in scheduling and preparing volunteers for solicitation calls
  • Ability to design creative and impactful donor cultivation and stewardship activities
  • Superior verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience in managing capital campaign budgets
  • Demonstrated experience in producing campaign materials
  • Excellent interpersonal, analytical and organizational skills, capable of working effectively with board members, staff members, volunteers, consultants and donors/prospects
  • Energetic, self-motivated, flexible and adaptable with a sense of humor, able to multi-task and work independently in a hands-on work environment
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks with diverse, strategic outcomes; ability to work independently and cooperatively
  • A team player with an attitude of service and ability to motivate others
  • Fundraising Database experience; Raiser’s Edge preferred
  • Computer fluency in MS Office and web applications, and knowledge about the role of technology and electronic communication in fundraising

Note: This job description is not meant to be an all-inclusive statement of every duty and responsibility which will ever be required of an employee in this position; however, the employee will be held responsible for all duties assigned.

Qualified candidates can send resume and cover letter to jobs@jccdenver.org.

Position Title: Community Engagement Director
Reports to: Chief Program Officer

Position Summary

The Community Engagement Director will strengthen Jewish life and living by identifying opportunities to connect and build relationships with teens, young couples and members of the LGBTQ community who are not yet engaged in the Jewish community. The Community Engagement Director will implement strategies to engage new and under served community members and bring them into the JCC. Direct programming responsibilities include: program development and implementation, participant recruitment, registration and evaluation. This position also has a leadership role in the JCC day camp’s teen leadership program.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

Engagement

  • Develop differentiated approaches to engagement in order to “meet people where they are”
  • Work with engagement team to identify and implement ways of increasing inclusiveness and welcoming (both perceived and actual) across JCC departments
  • Identify emerging communities (single parents, interfaith, LGBTQ, special needs) to engage and welcome into JCC programs
  • Serve as lead staff for 3 critical task forces – LGBTQ, young couples and teens and work in partnership with each to initiate a listening campaign, collect data about what people want in JCC programming and develop plan for implementing “lessons learned”
  • Research new ways of engaging potential users through technology and social media platforms
  • Work with engagement team to develop tool(s) to measure and gauge relationship management excellence from the users’ perspective
  • Develop collaborative relationships with Jewish and non-Jewish organizations and businesses to support JCC engagement work

Programming

  • Identify, develop and implement opportunities and programs for tween, teen, LGBTQ community members and young couples that are and are not yet connected to JCC/MACC programs
  • Serve as lead staff of tween, teen and young couple programming including: program development and implementation, participant recruitment, registration and evaluation
  • Responsible for meeting all budget expectations
  • Identify spaces in different geographic locations throughout the Denver area to engage the community in JCC-type programming that will specifically target teens, young couples and the LGBTQ community
  • Develop and implement summer and year-round CIT and LIT curriculum for Camp Shai day camp

JCC Leadership

  • Serve as an integral member of the Family, Youth, Camping Team, helping to support each of the departments in their own engagement work
  • Work in partnership with Jewish Life and Living Department Director to ensure that organizational middot reflect the values of engagement and are reflected in all programming
  • Attend JCC, MACC staff meetings, retreats and relevant community events to promote all program areas of the agency
  • Serve as an ambassador for the JCC/MACC brand by being an outstanding communicator, connector and relationship developer
  • Positively and actively promote the JCC’s mission, membership, programs, events and charitable purpose to JCC members and the general public
  • Set the standards for and model exceptional customer service

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

  • BA in human services field; Master’s degree preferred
  • At least five (5) years prior experience working in a Jewish organization or informal Jewish education field
  • Three (3) to five (5) years of experience providing direct programming for teens and young couples
  • Understanding of Jewish communal life in Denver and ability to make appropriate referrals to communal agencies if necessary
  • Ability to maintain highest degree of confidentiality
  • Excellent organizational, problem solving and decision making skills
  • Demonstrated track record of success in building relationships, implementing programs for teens, young adults and the LGBTQ community
  • Experience in integrating Jewish concepts, themes and traditions into various aspects of programs
  • Understanding of, and experience working in inclusive environments and organizations
  • Must be able to work evenings and weekends as programming needs arise
  • Effective, clear and concise verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational, problem solving and decision making skills
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as needed, required, or assigned
  • Knowledge of, and respect for the mission of the Robert E. Loup Jewish Community Center
  • Knowledge of, and the ability to abide by the rules and regulations of the Robert E. Loup Jewish Community Center

Physical Demands and Working Environment

Physical Demands

The position requires the incumbent to remain in the sitting and/or standing position for prolonged hours. While performing duties of job, employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, use hands to handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear. Employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to fifteen (15) pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

Work environment

Working conditions may include being in an open (shared) cubicle/workspace area.

Disclaimer

This job description is not meant to be an all-inclusive statement of every duty and responsibility which will ever be required of an employee in this position, however, the employee will be held responsible for all duties assigned.

Qualified candidates can send resume and cover letter to jobs@jccdenver.org.

Position Title: Part-Time Family Programs Coordinator
Department: Engagement

Position Summary

The Family Programs Coordinator will be responsible for designing and implementing Parent-Tot Shabbat, Shabbat Dinners, Holiday Celebrations in various locations throughout Denver, as well as administrative duties connected to the programs.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Work in collaboration with the Engagement Department to create, schedule, and implement Family Programs throughout Metro Denver
  • Work in collaboration with Jewish and non-Jewish organizations to develop and implement large-scale Jewish holiday programs
  • Be the lead programmer for Shabbat dinners and holiday celebrations in south Denver
  • Manage all south Denver program registrations
  • Recruit and follow-up with families who participate in south Denver programs to ensure program success
  • Make referrals to programs at cooperating agencies and synagogues
  • Visit synagogues, Jewish preschools, obstetrician offices, hospitals, childbirth classes, etc. to promote programs and identify parents-to-be, new babies, and families
  • Responsible for posting and updating events on Mazeltot.org three times per year (winter/spring, summer, and fall)
  • Seamlessly integrate Jewish values, ideas and traditions into programs
  • Work with Family Programs task force and neighborhood ambassadors to develop programs reflective of community needs
  • Other duties as assigned by management

Job Requirements

Education

  • Bachelors Degree in Early Childhood, Social Work, Psychology or related field

Experience

  • 2-5 years experience working with families and children. Must have experience creating and running educational and social programs. Must have knowledge of Jewish culture, traditions, and practices. Knowledge about the Denver Jewish community is preferred.

Skills

  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Supervisory Responsiblities

  • None

Hours of Work

  • 20 hours/week, some weeks will include evening and weekend hours based on program schedule. Must be willing to travel to various Denver locations for programs. Locations for programs will be set several months in advance.

Send resume and cover letter to jobs@jccdenver.org.

Position Title: Music Teacher
Job Type: Part Time
Reports to: Director of Family Programs/Assistant Director of Family Programs

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lead weekly classes for parents and their young children, ages 0-3
  • This position requires a flexible schedule and availability on Sundays

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

  • Preschool music teacher training
  • Understanding of childhood development
  • Great interpersonal skills and enthusiasm for teaching
  • Strong vocal skills
  • Repertoire of fun songs
  • Knowledge of Jewish songs or a willingness to learn
  • Effective, clear and concise verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational, problem solving and decision making skills
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as needed, required, or assigned
  • Knowledge of, and respect for, the mission of the Robert E. Loup Jewish Community Center
  • Knowledge of the rules and regulations of the Robert E. Loup Jewish Community Center, including its Employee Handbook, and ability to abide by them

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Preferred

  • Ability to play an instrument

Physical Demands and Working Environment

Physical demands

  • The position requires the incumbent to remain in the sitting position for prolonged hours. While performing duties of job, employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, use hands to handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear. Employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to fifteen (15) pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

Work environment

  • Working conditions may include being in an open (shared) cubicle/workspace area.

Disclaimer

This job description is not meant to be an all-inclusive statement of every duty and responsibility which will ever be required of an employee in this position, however, the employee will be held responsible for all duties assigned.

Application Process

Please include your resume and/or letter of interest, outlining your education and experience in order to be considered for this position. Email jobs@jccdenver.org with the position title in the subject line.

Position Title: Parent/Tot Tumbling Teacher
FLSA Category: Part Time, Non-Exempt
Reports to: Director of Family Programs/Assistant Director of Family Programs

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lead weekly classes for parents and their young children, ages 0-5

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

  • Gymnastics/tumbling training and experience
  • Knowledge of childhood development
  • Basic gymnastic skills and safety technique
  • Great interpersonal skills and enthusiasm for teaching
  • Experience creating lesson plans
  • Effective, clear and concise verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational, problem solving and decision making skills
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as needed, required, or assigned
  • Knowledge of, and respect for, the mission of the Robert E. Loup Jewish Community Center
  • Knowledge of the rules and regulations of the Robert E. Loup Jewish Community Center, including its Employee Handbook, and ability to abide by them

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Preferred

  • Strong voice
  • Repertoire of fun songs

Physical Demands and Working Environment

Physical demands

The position requires the incumbent to remain in the sitting position for prolonged hours. While performing duties of job, employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, use hands to handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear. Employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to fifteen (15) pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

Work environment

Working conditions may include being in an open (shared) cubicle/workspace area.

Disclaimer

This job description is not meant to be an all-inclusive statement of every duty and responsibility which will ever be required of an employee in this position, however, the employee will be held responsible for all duties assigned.

Application Process

Please include your resume and/or letter of interest, outlining your education and experience in order to be considered for this position. Email jobs@jccdenver.org with the position title in the subject line.

Title: Parent-Tot Shabbat Facilitator
FLSA Category: Part Time, Non-Exempt
Reports To: Director of Family Programs
Hours: 1.5 to 6 hours a month

Job Description

We are currently seeking a part-time, experienced pre-school/toddler educator, to teach a weekly Parent-Tot Shabbat class.

Fridays, monthly and/or weekly 9:30 – 11:00 am
Ages 10 months – 2 years

Adults and their children will explore Shabbat traditions and blessings through cooking and eating, music, storytelling, challah, and art. Parent-Tot classes at the main JCC location will also participate in the ECC community Shabbat Sing.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Create and implement weekly curriculum to include but not limited to (songs, finger plays, sensory activities, cooking, music and movement, and learning Hebrew blessings)
  • Ability and willingness to recruit participants
  • Set up/clean up each week
  • Create meaningful relationships with participating families
  • Drive/navigate to different neighborhood locations
  • Develop strong working partnerships with class location managers/owners

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required/Preferred

  • A degree in Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, or Child Development, or current coursework in Early Childhood Education
  • Experience and knowledge about Jewish Holidays and Celebrations
  • Experience with or knowledge about developmentally appropriate child activities
  • A love and devotion for working with young children and their families
  • Flexible schedule
  • Reliable vehicle
  • Excellent references

Compensation

Pay is dependent on experience

Application Process

Qualified candidates can send resume and cover letter to jobs@jccdenver.org.

Camps

Position Title: Camp Shai General Counselor
Department: Camps and Youth
Reports To: Director and Assistant Director of Camp Shai and Youth Programs

Position Summary

A counselor’s primary responsibility is their group of campers. Counselors are responsible for facilitating the daily routine; planning, leading, and participating in activities and programs for campers. Counselors serve as a mentor, coach, and teacher to campers. A successful camper summer is almost always tied directly to the relationship they develop with their counselor. Counselors must have patience, empathy, enthusiasm, and creativity as well as great listening and communication skills to be successful.

Responsibilities

  • Model the expectations we set for each other and our campers
  • Participate in staff training prior to camp and weekly staff meetings either before or after camp hours as determined by Camp Director
  • Have an intimate knowledge of and take responsibility for each individual camper’s social, physical, and emotional health, safety, and well-being
  • Encourage and support each camper in meeting their goals as related to their personal development
  • Create a cabin culture that feels unique through attention, care, and special cabin activities, rituals, and traditions
  • Contribute to and participate in camp-wide community rituals, traditions, programs
  • Manage camper behaviors using positive behavior management techniques, enforce appropriate safety policies, emergency procedures, and camp rules
  • Serve as a guide for individual campers and the cabin group to participate successfully in camp activities
  • Participate in all activities with the campers (swimming is mandatory) on-site and off-site
  • Create and implement activity plans for cabin time, time between specialty rotations and rainy day activities, which will be submitted to Unit Head
  • Know where their campers are and need to be at all times
  • Be the timekeeper of their campers – this includes making sure they are on time to meals, programs, and activities
  • Responsible for supervision of, and coordination of lunch, including:
    • Sitting with campers
    • Making sure campers are with their assigned groups
    • Being vigilant of camper allergies
    • Escorting campers to restrooms as needed, etc.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned by Camp Director and Assistant Director

Qualifications

  • Must be a high school graduate
  • At least one year of experience working with children or previous camp experience preferred
  • Completion of all paperwork (including fingerprints, background checks, etc.) before camp begins
  • Completion of CPR/First Aid/Universal Precautions and Redwoods Institute training
  • Completion of Medication Administration Training (only required for certain staff)
  • Must be high-energy, enthusiastic, creative, and open-minded!

Disclaimer

This job description is not meant to be an all-inclusive statement of every duty and responsibility which will ever be required of an employee in this position, however, the employee will be held responsible for all duties assigned.

Application Process

Qualified candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to Abby Kaufman at akaufman@jccdenver.org.

Position Title: Camp Shai Inclusion Counselor
Department: Camps and Youth
Reports To: Director and Assistant Director of Camp Shai and Youth Programs

Position Summary

An inclusion counselor’s primary responsibility is to provide ongoing one-on-one support or inclusion support to campers with developmental and cognitive disabilities as well as social, emotional, psychological, physical and behavioral differences so that they can participate in the programming and community experiences at Camp Shai to the fullest extent possible. Inclusion counselors are responsible for facilitating the daily routine of their camper as well as planning, leading, and participating in modified activities which allow their camper to access the general activity. Counselors serve as a mentor, coach, and teacher to campers. A successful camper summer is almost always tied directly to the relationship they develop with their counselor. Counselors must have patience, empathy, enthusiasm, and creativity as well as great listening and communication skills to be successful.

General Responsibilities

  • Model the expectations we set for each other and our campers
  • Participate in staff training prior to camp and weekly staff meetings either before or after camp hours as determined by Camp Director
  • Have an intimate knowledge of and take responsibility for each individual camper’s social, physical, and emotional health, safety, and well-being
  • Encourage and support each camper in meeting their goals as related to their personal development
  • Contribute to the development of a cabin culture that feels unique through attention, care, and special cabin activities, rituals, and traditions
  • Serve as a guide for individual campers or smaller camper groups to participate successfully in camp activities
  • Participate in all activities with the campers (swimming is mandatory) on-site and off-site
  • Create and implement activity plans for cabin time, time between specialty rotations and rainy day activities, which will be submitted to Unit Head that support an individual camper’s or smaller camper groups’ needs
  • Responsible for supervision of, and coordination of lunch, including: sitting with campers, making sure campers are with their assigned groups, being vigilant about camper allergies, escorting campers to restrooms as needed, etc.
  • Know where their campers are and need to be at all times
  • Be the timekeeper of their campers – this includes making sure they are on time to meals, programs, and activities
  • Manage and guide camper behaviors using positive behavior management techniques, manipulatives and tools, and other intervention techniques and supportive strategies
  • Enforce appropriate safety policies, emergency procedures, and camp rules
  • Perform other related duties as assigned by Camp Director and Assistant Director

Specific Responsibilities

  • Design modifications and supports that are engaging and accessible for individual campers, so that they can participate in group and individual activities to the fullest extent possible
  • Facilitate transitions and sensory breaks as needed
  • Assist camper with personal care needs as needed
  • Responsible for managing crisis situations related to behavior and health as needed
  • Collaborate in advance with general counselors, specialists, and unit heads who are leading activities for camper groups in order to plan modifications and differentiated instruction for campers when needed
  • Meet with Unit Head daily to debrief progress of camper(s)
  • Must be available for a pre-camp meeting with Camp Directors and family of individual camper requiring inclusion services

Qualifications

  • Must be a high school graduate
  • College graduate in field of education, special education, social work, psychology, or related field strongly preferred
  • At least two years of experience working with children, specifically children with cognitive, behavioral, or social differences
  • Previous camp experience preferred
  • Completion of all paperwork (including fingerprints, background checks, etc.) before camp begins
  • Completion of CPR/First Aid/Universal Precautions and Redwoods training
  • Completion of Medication Administration training
  • Must be high-energy, enthusiastic, creative, and open-minded!

Disclaimer

This job description is not meant to be an all-inclusive statement of every duty and responsibility which will ever be required of an employee in this position, however, the employee will be held responsible for all duties assigned.

Application Process

Qualified candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to Abby Kaufman at akaufman@jccdenver.org.

Position Title: Camp Shai Sports Counselor
Department: Camps and Youth
Reports To: Director and Assistant Director of Camp Shai and Youth Programs

Position Summary

A sports counselor’s primary responsibility is their group of campers. Counselors are responsible for facilitating the daily routine; planning, leading, and participating in activities and programs for campers. Counselors serve as a mentor, coach, and teacher to campers. A successful camper summer is almost always tied directly to the relationship they develop with their counselor. Counselors must have patience, empathy, enthusiasm, and creativity as well as great listening and communication skills to be successful.

Responsibilities

Pre-Camp

  • Review Sports and Games materials and other resources that Camp Shai and JCC Denver provide
  • Meet with with Sports Camp Coordinator to discuss athletics programming at camp
  • Develop cohesive athletics program including specific lessons plans and activities (incorporating camp themes, Jewish values, etc.) into weekly core sports and sport electives

Staff Training

  • Participate in staff training prior to camp and weekly staff meetings either before or after camp hours as determined by Camp Director
  • Lead mock Sports and Games sessions with staff during staff training, including teaching them basic athetic skills as well as role modeling how they can support the Sports and Games Specialist during cabin rotations, electives, Friday FUNday, etc.

During Camp

  • Model the expectations we set for each other and our campers
  • Have an intimate knowledge of and take responsibility for each individual camper’s social, physical, and emotional health, safety, and well-being
  • Create an atmosphere of energy and excitement about sports, teamwork, and skill development
  • Develop, implement and evaluate all sports and games activities
  • To prepare materials and/or equipment for all sports and games activities that integrates weekly themes and camp values
  • Support campers develop positive attitudes toward learning new skills and refining old ones
  • Design activity plans that are modified to different age groups and inclusive of campers with special needs; work with appropriate staff member to make this happen (make modifications to create accessibility)
  • Facilitate activities in a way that fosters the development of positive and healthy physical activity, social relationships, conflict resolution skills, etc.
  • Lead activities and engage campers and staff in celebrating our camp community, mission, and values, through athletic and teambuilding learning opportunities
  • Provide program plans and supply requests to the Camp Directors two weeks in advance
  • Responsible for the caring of and maintenance of equipment, supplies and property of the JCC
  • Create a camp culture that feels unique through attention, care, and special cabin activities, rituals, and traditions
  • Manage camper behaviors using positive behavior management techniques, enforce appropriate safety policies, emergency procedures, and camp rules
  • Serve as a guide for individual campers and the cabin group to participate successfully in camp activities
  • Participate in all activities with the campers (swimming is mandatory) on-site and off-site
  • Know where their campers are and need to be at all times
  • Be the timekeeper of their campers – this includes making sure they are on time to meals, programs, and activities
  • Responsible for supervision of, and coordination of lunch, including: sitting with campers, making sure campers are with their assigned groups, being vigilant of camper allergies, escorting campers to restrooms as needed, etc.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned by Camp Director or direct supervisor

Qualifications

  • Must be 18 years old
  • Must be a high school graduate
  • At least 2 years’ experience in sport instruction with children ages 4 – 11 required
  • At least one year of experience working with children or previous camp experience preferred
  • Familiarity and comfort with many formal and informal sports and games such soccer, basketball, gaga, field games and relay races preferred
  • Must be comfortable and successful in leading activities for large and small groups of children and staff in cabin rotations, electives, Friday FUNday activities, etc.
  • Demonstrated ability to instruct a group of children
  • Significant experience in creative lesson planning for 45-minute blocks of time
  • Completion of all paperwork (including fingerprints, background checks, etc.) before camp begins
  • Completion of CPR/First Aid/Universal Precautions and Redwoods training
  • Must be high-energy, enthusiastic, creative, and open-minded
  • Completion of Medication Administration Training (only required for certain staff)

Disclaimer

This job description is not meant to be an all-inclusive statement of every duty and responsibility which will ever be required of an employee in this position, however, the employee will be held responsible for all duties assigned.

Application Process

Qualified candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to Abby Kaufman at akaufman@jccdenver.org.

Position Title: Camp Shai Unit Head
Department: Camps and Youth
Reports To: Director and Assistant Director of Camp Shai and Youth Programs

Position Summary

The Unit Head is primarily responsible for supervising and mentoring a group of counselors as well as ensuring the physical, emotional, mental and spiritual health, safety and well-being of all campers in their assigned unit. A Unit Head acts as a liaison between the Camp Director/Assistant Director and the camper unit and staff for which they are responsible (including staff members). The Unit Head is fully involved in all aspects of the campers’ day including activity programming, group management, positive behavior support, meal supervision, and scheduling. The Unit Head will work in tandem with the Leadership Team to ensure the positive resolution for any and all camper, counselor, and parent issues that may arise.

This position requires a person with a variety of skills and abilities to transition from one situation to another, quickly and intuitively, while also showing compassion and empathy for campers and counselors. The Unit Head must have a strong ability to work as both part of a team and independently, managing projects and team members. It is essential that the Unit Head is compassionate and patient, and should have extensive experience working with children as well as previous experience in a supervisory role. The Unit Head serves as a role model for camp staff and campers. Experience in a camping environment is strongly preferred.

Responsibilities

  • Model the expectations we set for each other, and our campers and staff
  • Must be available to participate in the full staff training, including unit head training, as well as support and facilitate trainings
  • Participate in and lead sections of weekly staff meetings before or after camp hours as determined by Camp Director
  • Serve as a role model for staff and campers by participating in camp and staff-only activities with enthusiasm and positivity
  • Serve as the lead professional in handling camper care issues within unit, including but not limited to:
    • Behavior Management
    • Interpersonal/Group Dynamics
    • Self-Care
  • Promote and model a professional attitude and work ethic by:
    • Taking an active, engaged role in professional development and staff training throughout summer
    • Recognizing and respecting matters of confidentiality
    • Responding to the needs of camp with flexibility and willingness to work in required areas
    • Assisting at any time when the ratios are low or an additional staff’s presence is needed
    • Performing other related duties as assigned by Camp Director and Assistant Director
  • Lead and supervise camp staff in assigned unit as well as provide feedback and mentoring to staff to constantly improve their performance and support them in being successful
  • Support the ongoing development of fun, educational, experiential, and age-appropriate camper programs by staff throughout the summer that incorporate the goals and values of Camp Shai
  • Ensure the needs of and resources for all programs are provided
  • Responsible for knowing each individual camper’s special and medical needs (physical, social, emotional, and cognitive needs as well as medications, allergies, etc.)
  • Provide guidance in campers learning healthy problem solving skills and providing guidelines such as redirecting, positive language and positive reinforcement
  • Responsible for carrying out logistics of unit and camp-wide programs. This includes:
    • The accurate and timely development of rosters, schedules, transitions, weekly elective offerings, etc.
    • Facilitating a morning camp meeting with unit staff each day to ensure that staff are prepared for programs, activities, camper issues, and schedule of the day
  • Serve as primary communicator to parents of children in unit and to manage counselor communications to families (phone calls, weekly emails, program reminders)
  • Responsible for making sure staff are aware of necessary information regarding campers and that they are properly equipped with medical information and supplies on-site and off-site
  • Conduct performance feedback meetings with counselors throughout summer and complete mid and end-of-summer counselor evaluations
  • Organize and maintain camper records, call logs, forms, and other relevant paperwork
  • Provide supervision of campers throughout the JCC building and off-site
  • Responsible for completing incident and behavior reports and communicating necessary information to Camp Directors immediately
  • Meet with Camp Director and Assistant Director daily

Qualifications

  • Must be at least 21 years of age with at least 2 years experience with children
  • College graduate in field of education, special education, social work, psychology, Jewish studies, or related field strongly preferred
  • Must be caring, empathetic, patient, hard working, and diligent professional who takes initiative and is creative, enthusiastic, open-minded and high-energy
  • Must possess strong communication skills and comfort in communicating with parents about children’s needs and/or issues
  • Must have extensive experience working with children as well as previous experience in a supervisory role
  • Experience in camping environment strongly preferred
  • Completion of all paperwork (including fingerprints, background checks, etc.) before camp begins
  • Completion of CPR/First Aid/Universal Precautions, Medication Administration and Redwoods training

Disclaimer

This job description is not meant to be an all-inclusive statement of every duty and responsibility which will ever be required of an employee in this position, however, the employee will be held responsible for all duties assigned.

Application Process

Qualified candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to Abby Kaufman at akaufman@jccdenver.org.

Position Title: Camp Shai and Youth Programs Assistant Director
Department: Camps & Youth
Reports to: Director of Camp Shai and Youth Programs
Date Posted: August 15, 2016

The Robert E. Loup Jewish Community Center is seeking a high energy, well-organized, and skilled youth professional to work in the Camp Shai and Youth Programs Department as part of a team that supports youth programs and summer camps at the JCC.  The Camp Shai and Youth Programs Assistant Director is responsible for the development, supervision, and implementation of year-round K-12 youth programming including vacation camps, afterschool enrichment, summer camp, birthday parties, and other youth programs. This position is a full-time, salaried position with weeknight evening and weekend commitments.

General Responsibilities for both Camp Shai and Youth Programs:

  • Ensure all licensing requirements are met as pertains to maintaining appropriate student and family records (attendance, incident logs, behavior reports, progress reports, etc.)
  • Recruit for Camp Shai and Youth Programs through parent emails, parent phone calls, e-blasts, online presence, school visits, meet and greets, and community outreach
  • Participate in weekly marketing meetings to ensure successful marketing and publicity of programs
  • Responsible for an ongoing, targeted social media campaign and program photography including posting weekly messages, articles, and media on Facebook and other social media sites, designing flyers to distribute for upcoming programs, and maintaining computer-based photo albums
  • Responsible for website updates
  • Manage supply and food purchasing needs for Camp Shai and Youth Programs including tracking supply inventory and making purchases when required
  • Integrate Jewish values and Judaic content into Camp Shai and Youth Programs
  • Assist with administrative work and sales as required
  • Serve as an advocate and representative of Camp Shai and Youth Programs in the community
  • Manage participant registration in CampMinder to provide strong customer service to families enrolling in Camp Shai and Youth Programs and to ensure compliance with necessary forms
  • Willing and able to drive a 15-seat passenger van

Youth Programs:

  • Design and implement programming, including written activity plans, and serve as lead staff for vacation camps, birthday parties, and other youth programs and events.
  • Supervise staff hired for any and all youth programs
  • Complete evaluations of all programs in regards to whether they met anticipated outcomes
  • Ensure seasonal program guides and related youth programs are correctly entered into in-house systems, CampMinder, and on the website
  • Work with registrar to ensure accurate and timely registration and billing for all youth programs
  • Manage logistics for vacation camps, after-school enrichment, and other programs, including entering setup and room/van reservations for youth programs into CSI
  • Serve as Camp Shai representative of Jewish Youth Professional Council (JYPC)

Camp Shai Off-Season Responsibilities:

  • Work with Camp Shai leadership team to strategically plan overall consistent program content, as well as address processes and protocols, risk management and safety procedures
  • Participate in summer staff hiring process including recruitment and interviews
  • Responsible for planning and leading sections of pre-camp staff training and weekly staff meetings
  • Create “On the Road” (OTR) off-site travel and activity plans; including creating session schedules, booking field trips and campsites, developing safety and security plans and arranging other logistics as necessary and as dictated by the budget
  • Plan Counselor-In-Training program; including creating the session overview, creating the CIT handbook, designing activity plans for CIT and creating evaluative tools for CITs
  • Collaborate with Camp Director to create both session and daily schedules
  • Ensure all camp families have completed the necessary forms prior to the start of each session

Camp Shai Summer Responsibilities:

  • Ensure program quality through direct observation/evaluation of camp programs and staff
  • Lead morning circle with Unit Heads/counselors
  • Coordinate with Unit Heads/counselors on selection and recognition of “Mighty Middot” and “Honorable Mensch-ions” Awards
  • Supervise OTR Unit Head and ensure adherence to OTR plans, budget and all OTR policies/procedures
  • Ensure that off-site trips, reservations, and experiences for On The Road and other off-site trips are secured and planned, including transportation and necessary supplies in advance
  • Serve as the daily primary resource for summer staff in areas of positive behavior support and conflict resolution for campers
  • Attend and supervise camp overnights (as required)
  • Ensure accuracy of schedules, cabin lists, bus lists, medical needs lists and food supply inventory and needs
  • Supervise Unit Heads who plan Friday FUNdays

Job Requirements:

This is a full time, salaried position with some weekend and evening commitments. The agency expectation is that deadlines will be met and tasks will be completed as needed in a positive, professional manner, with great attention paid to quantitative and qualitative details. The successful candidate will possess a working knowledge of Judaism, Jewish community psychographics and Jewish traditions and programs and be able to integrate into all youth and Camp Shai programming. The successful candidate will need to obtain and maintain current First Aid, CPR, medication administration and universal precautions training and certifications as regulated by licensing, as well as any other JCC required trainings.

Education & Experience Required:

The successful candidate will have at minimum a bachelor’s degree in education, social work, psychology, communications or a related field, with experience in  formal/informal Jewish and Israeli cultural learning, and a background in Jewish day/residential camping. A strong candidate will possess a minimum of 4 years experience in: working with youth ages 5 to 17, program planning & implementation, and staff supervision.

Skills:

The ideal candidate will engage easily and naturally with youth. S/he will be committed to their ongoing professional growth and development. S/he will communicate effectively and maturely and collaborate well with others. S/he should enjoy the challenge of channeling the energies and interests of youth in a positive, constructive, goal-oriented way. S/he should possess excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as strong administrative skills. S/he must have the ability to conceptualize programs with a goal-oriented approach. S/he should possess computer skills (including use of Microsoft Office suite) and the ability to multi-task.  S/he should be able to work effectively and positively both independently and with a team.


Application Process

Please send resume, cover letter and three (3) references to jobs@jccdenver.org.

Summer positions at Camp Shai are up! View them on our website.

Early Childhood Center / Pre-School

Position: Curriculum Coordinator
Reports to: ECC Director

Position Summary

The Early Childhood Center at the JCC located in Denver serves 160 children from the ages of 6 weeks to 5 years of age.

We have recently been selected to be one of six laboratory communities for JCC Association of North America; a function of which will be to serve as a laboratory for best practices in constructivist early childhood education and family engagement in the JCC movement.

Our school is making strides towards truly living and breathing a constructivist, Reggio-Emilia inspired philosophy and embracing a spirit of innovation and experimentation as we become a lab community.

We currently have an opening for a full-time Curriculum Coordinator. The individual we are searching for respects, cherishes, educates and protects children. The Curriculum Coordinator will serve much as a Pedagogista does in a Reggio School.

The Primary Responsibilities of the Curriculum Coordinator are:

  • To cultivate an atmosphere of reciprocal respect and support for educators at the JCC ECC
  • Build positive relationships with educators, other school faculty and families
  • Mentor, support and collaborate with educational staff to continually deepen their thinking about teaching and learning and their ability to construct meaningful and responsive learning experiences with the children
  • Cultivate an environment that is built upon a strong image of children, families and educators with a view towards all individuals as B’Tzelem Elohim – as having their own unique spark and possessing great capability and potential

As a school within a Jewish Community Center, two core values we embrace are Lifelong Learning and Journey (Masa). As such, we are looking for someone who can help us on our collective journey of continually growing our understanding and practice of constructivist educational philosophy, and support all of our educators on their individual journeys.

The Curriculum Coordinator is Responsible for the Following Education Responsibilities:

Work with Educators on Constructivist Practice

  • Work closely with educators regarding a wide range of educational issues a where the ultimate goal is to promote an educator’s autonomy and collaborate with rather than solve the problem for the educator
  • Emphasize and fully support “constructivist” versus “didactic” instruction by modeling, working in partnership with teachers and/or through ongoing coaching conversations
  • Work with the teachers through the use of reflective supervision
  • Ensure that differentiation among children’s learning styles and emotional needs are met by classroom teachers
  • Work with JCC Director of Jewish Life and Learning to ensure that Jewish traditions, values and concepts are seamlessly woven into every day learning experiences
  • Work with teachers to fully use their environments as an inspiration for inquiry
  • Collaborate with teachers in creating a materials library emphasizing open-ended and natural materials

Work with Educators on Observation and Documentation

  • Help make children’s learning visible Support teachers in the creation of journey binders
  • Monitor and ensure that education plans and other required documentation for children and classrooms are complete (panel documentation, portfolios, conference forms, etc.)

Work with Educators to Promote Partnership with Families

  • Provide professional development opportunities that focus on the processes and strategies of communication
  • Support educators and engage in active exchanges with families
  • Offer families opportunities to understand our educational philosophy through workshops and classes

Work Together to Promote Professional Development

  • The Curriculum Coordinator ensures that opportunities for professional development are included in the educator’s work schedule in ways respectful of individual needs.
  • Provide ongoing support to teachers to improve their capacities for observing and listening to children, documenting projects and conducting their own research
  • Creating and maintaining a library of resources for teachers (books, articles, videos, etc.)

Work in Collaboration with Administrative Team

  • Participate in the development of program policies and monitoring of program quality when appropriate
  • Be familiar and ensure compliance with all Colorado State childcare licensing regulations
  • Attend all required meetings and trainings for the ECC, JCC and community initiatives when appropriate
  • Work with the administrative team to establish, implement and hold teachers accountable for classroom policies
  • Work with the administrative team to regularly evaluate and document teachers’ performance
  • Partner with the administrative team to ensure that the core values of the school are being reflected in every day relationships and practice

Work in Collaboration with Other JCC Departments

As a school located within a larger community center, our work does not end at our doors…

  • Serve as a member of the Family, Youth and Camp Team at the JCC
  • Attend cross-department events, trainings and functions
  • Work closely with the Family Programs department to development enrichment classes and programs that reflect an interdepartmental partnership

Other

The functions of the Curriculum Coordinator in a Reggio Emilia inspired school are multiple. The Curriculum Coordinator needs to be flexible, and willing to help out wherever needed that might include covering classrooms, covering front desk, going out to purchase supplies, making trips to the library or sitting with a child who is ill. The Curriculum Coordinator needs to be a team player willing to do what is needed for our school to be successful.

Educational Qualifications

  • Must have a BA Degree in early childhood education or a closely related field and at least 7 years of working with children in the age group of 6 weeks – 5 years of age. Master’s degree preferred.
  • Must have at least 5 years of in-depth knowledge and work experience with the Reggio Emilia approach and/or educational coaching.
  • The successful candidate will possess a working knowledge of Judaism, Jewish traditions and programs and be able to integrate into all Early Childhood Programs programming.

To apply please send a cover letter and resume to jobs@jccdenver.org.

The Early Childhood Center of the Denver JCC has been serving young children and families in the Denver area for 78 years. We are currently seeking professional teachers dedicated to a career in Early Childhood Education to join our team. Our curriculum is infused with Jewish ideas and traditions, such as kindness and respect.

Opportunities include

  • FT Teachers
  • Infant Supervisor
  • Part-time and Full-time float positions
  • On‐call substitute teachers

Ideal candidates will possess

  • A degree in Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, or Child Development, or current coursework in Early Childhood Education
  • Experience with or knowledge about using an emergent curriculum
  • Excellent references
  • A love and devotion for working with young children and their families
  • A commitment to ongoing learning to improve teaching practices

We offer

  • Membership to our beautiful on‐site Sports and Fitness Center
  • Health Insurance
  • 401K retirement plan
  • Discounts on all JCC programs (including children’s summer camps, on‐site theatre, and classes)
  • Generous vacation and sick time

Qualified candidates can send resume and cover letter to jobs@jccdenver.org.

The ECC at the Robert E. Loup JCC in Denver is looking for a part time infant teacher. The JCC ECC is a Jewish, Reggio-inspired school with 13 classrooms and around 35 staff. Teachers do not need to be Jewish. This position is to help support our infant classrooms in the afternoons. The hours would be 12:30 pm – 5:30 pm M-F.

The ideal candidate will either possess a degree in early childhood education, elementary education, or child development or is currently enrolled in a degree program. The candidate will have experience in and/or knowledge of emergent curriculum and developmentally appropriate practice. Candidate will have experience working with children ages 6 weeks to 12 months of age.

First and foremost, candidates will be emotionally responsive in their work with children, and wish to be part of a larger community that enriches children’s lives by co-constructing meaningful learning experiences.

Qualified candidates can send resume and cover letter to jobs@jccdenver.org.

Fitness & Aquatics

Essential Job Duties/Supportive Functions

  • Adheres to policies of the Sports and Fitness Center, and the Robert E Loup Jewish Community Center.
  • Strong customer service and communication skills.
  • Availability on a variety of time and days.

Qualifications/Requirements

  • Group Exercise Experience
  • Current CPR/AED certification
  • Nationally recognized Group Exercise Certification
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Efficient, well organized, and on time
  • Professional manner, discretion, and appearance
  • Energetic, enthusiastic, and motivational

Please email jobs@jccdenver.org for an application.

The JCC Denver is looking for aquatics professionals to start immediately. We may be able to assist you to become Lifeguard/CPR/AED certified. Ask us how!

We are looking for professionals for all shifts with specific emphasis on early morning and midday shifts.

Lifeguards must ensure a fun, yet safe swimming environment for all users of the facility.

This includes:

  • Patron Surveillance
  • Rule Enforcement
  • Accident Prevention
  • Daily Pool and Facility Maintenance

Lifeguards are expected to provide excellent customer service to all members, guests, and JCC staff.

Qualifications

  • Lifeguarding Certification
  • CPR for the Professional Rescuer
  • AED Certification
  • Ability to lift 50lbs and work indoors and outdoors

Note: Due to the nature of the job, applicants are subject to a criminal background check.

Application Process

Qualified candidates can send resume and cover letter to jobs@jccdenver.org.

Title: Pilates Instructor
FLSA Category: Part Time, Commission-based
Reports To: Lead Pilates Instructor

We are currently seeking Pilates Instructors for immediate consideration.

The JCC’s state of the art Pilates studio includes seven Balanced Body reformers, three Wunda chairs, three towers, Arcs and a Cadillac in addition to other Pilates equipment.

Essential Job Duties/Supportive Functions

  • Adheres to policies of the Sports & Fitness Center and the Robert E. Loup Jewish Community Center.
  • Tracks Private client sessions and/or records attendance for each class.
  • Maintains current CPR/AED and Pilates instructor certifications.
  • Reports any incidents or accidents to the Lead Instructor and/or the Sports & Fitness Director.
  • Arrives 5-10 minutes before the start of each class to make preparations (e.g., music, sound equipment, lights, fans, etc.).
  • Ends each class promptly, ensuring that all equipment is properly stored; lights, sound system, and fans are turned off (if appropriate); and returns the microphone (mat classes) to the fitness desk.
  • Conducts safe and effective Pilates classes, each of which should include exercises appropriate to the level of the class taught.
  • Instructor offers variations as needed to accommodate class participants.
  • Recognizes and reports signs of distress in class participants and follows the emergency plan of action.
  • Forwards all questions, complaints, and suggestions to the Lead Instructor and/or Sports & Fitness Director for follow up.
  • Attends staff meetings and trainings as scheduled.

Qualifications/Requirements

  • Certification from a nationally recognized agency (PMA-recognized training programs)
  • Current CPR/AED certification
  • Must be able to move or adjust Reformers, Trapeze Table, and/or Wunda Chairs, and other various apparatus
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Efficient, well organized, and on time
  • Professional manner, discretion, and appearance
  • Energetic, enthusiastic, and motivational

Application Process

Please email jobs@jccdenver.org for an application.

Job Title: Swim Instructor

Job Summary

Responsible for planning and organizing personal class teaching outlines, methods and goals that support the general teaching outlines provided by the Swim Lessons Coordinator. This position is directly responsible for enforcing pool safety standards and facility operational rules for all participants in each swim class. This position requires positive public relations with parents/guardians of class students helping them recognize and understand swimming developments and achievements.

Job Functions

  • Work hours as scheduled which includes beginning and ending class on time; remaining after class to answer participant and/or parent questions as needed, and clean up supplies
  • Attend scheduled class preparation time to arrange lesson plans, equipment, and any paperwork associated with classes
  • Instructs, tests, and evaluates students participating in any aspect of the JCC swim program
  • Maintains order and discipline in classes to ensure a safe environment and promote a learning atmosphere
  • Submits completed report cards, skills sheets and attendance information in a timely manner
  • Attends mandatory meetings and training sessions as scheduled
  • Provides a positive example to participants through conduct, dress, and manners
  • Represents the Jewish Community Center in a positive, professional manner to the community
  • Prevents accidents through enforcements of policies, rules and regulations governing the conduct of patrons using the pool and surrounding area
  • Teaches to the standard set in place by the Jewish Community Center
  • Other duties as assigned
  • *The description does not list every function of the position

Minimum Qualifications

Certifications

  • Current certification in American Red Cross CPR
  • American Red Cross Lifeguard training and First Aid (preferred)

Skills and Abilities

  • Thorough knowledge and application of swimming and water safety skills
  • Thorough knowledge and application of teaching swimming and water safety skills
  • An understanding of facility characteristics, rules, policies, and procedures
  • Ability to positively interact with the general public
  • Ability to demonstrate skills as required for class content and use teaching aids such as kickboards, diving rings, lifejackets, etc.
  • Leadership and public relations skills
  • Communication skills
  • Decision making skills

Qualified candidates can send resume and cover letter to jobs@jccdenver.org.

Marketing

Position: Marketing Manager
Reports to: Director of Marketing
FLSA Status: Exempt
Date Posted: September 9, 2016

The JCC Denver brings people together.  It’s the place where you make memories, meet people like you, grow, laugh, and make lifelong friends.

The marketing department helps ensure that the Denver community knows they’re welcome at the J.

We’re a group of passionate marketing folks who are responsible for getting people in the door, conveying a consistent brand message, and telling the story of the J. If you want to be part of a team that builds things from the ground up, is scrappy, is creative, and has fun – then you’re in the right place.

The Marketing Manager directly manages all aspects of a project lifecycle and works with department heads as well as the internal team to oversee all phases of a marketing project. They are the public facing voice of the marketing team to the rest of the J.

The Marketing Manager builds strong relationships with department heads in order to fully understand their department/programs/events and provide solutions. They manage all aspects of a project lifecycle, working with the internal team to oversee all phases of a marketing project. They are the public facing voice of the marketing team to the rest of the J.

Who you are:

  • You keep this place running like a well-oiled machine.
  • You are able to organize a marketing plan and execute against it.
  • You have a serious grasp of the English vocabulary and love to edit writing.
  • You work well independently and follow through religiously on deadlines.
  • People like you and you are able to organize a team to accomplish things.
  • You love marketing and are passionate about learning more about it, staying on top of trends just for fun.
  • You’re super human when it comes to project managing.
  • You love organization, deadlines, and attention to detail.
  • You can transform a big idea into tangible actionable steps.
  • You excel at managing lots of different kinds of personalities.
  • You’re a strong communicator, but also a good listener.
  • You understand digital and get excited at the opportunities digital affords teams like ours to connect with our audience.
  • You love being people’s “go to” resource. You’re confident in your abilities and knowledge.
  • You care about community and are involved in the Denver community.
  • You’re skilled at getting people to listen to you. 

What you do:

  • Manage department and program heads (“clients”) and all their marketing needs and wants. Act as the conduit between the creative team and our “clients.”
  • Conduct weekly meetings with department and program heads to discuss current projects, upcoming projects, timelines, and next steps.
  • Develop creative briefs with each department as we receive new requests and take initiative in determining what a small executional project versus a campaign is.
  • Ensures the assignments in the brief remain on brand and that the subsequent collateral produced is on brand.
  • Responsible for translating department and program head’s needs and wants into actionable (and reasonable) next steps for the marketing team (in person, in the brief, and in project management software).
  • Work with internal creative team, vendors, and freelancers to create schedules and timelines for the delivery and execution of each project.
  • Manage vendors and freelancers, ensuring they complete their assignments thoroughly and on time. Solely responsible for communication with these external parties.
  • Turn projects from plans into actionable scheduled next steps, managing project using project management software.
  • Enforce and communicate timelines and deadlines to department and program heads as well as internal team. Responsible for ensuring deadlines are met on time.
  • Day-to-day point person for department and program heads.
  • Highly accessible and communicative on the following channels: email, phone, face-to-face, Slack, and Trello
  • Proof reads all materials before sending off to departments for review
  • Rigorously manages cost to ensure commitments are achieved within mutually agreed upon timelines, cost, and quality parameters.  Proposes recommendations and adjustments.
  • Manages marketing coordinator who helps to see projects through to delivery
  • Responsible for gathering and/or reporting on event/program metrics. Follow up with department or program heads for accurate data or information.
  • Recommends ideas and identifies opportunities within new channels, new approaches, and new tactics based on your own knowledge of marketing, our industry, and our market
  • Manages the inside of the J – from flyers to screens. Consistently reviews the collateral within the walls of the J ensuring they up to date, high quality, communicating the proper messages and information (upcoming events vs ones that have passed), and on brand at all times.
  • Leverage  market research as needed for specific projects, making sense of qualitative and quantitative data from internal sources as well as talk to members in order to get feedback

Basic Qualifications

  • Three (3) to five (5) years’ experience in marketing with at least two (2) years’ experience managing clients
  • You’re familiar with Microsoft Office tools and Google Apps
  • Comfortable with social media and speak native language of each platform
  • Experience working on campaigns and seeing a project through from start to finish
  • Experience managing a team
  • Denver-based
  • Ability and willingness to attend events outside of traditional 9-5 hours (they’ll be fun!)
  • Knowledge of the rules and regulations of the Robert E. Loup Jewish Community Center, including its Personnel Handbook, and to abide by them

Physical Demands and Working Environment

  • Physical demands: The position requires the incumbent to remain in the sitting position for prolonged hours. While performing duties of job, employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, use hands to handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear. Employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to fifteen (15) pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Work environment: Working conditions may include being in an open (shared) cubicle/workspace area.

Note: This job description is not meant to be an all-inclusive statement of every duty and responsibility which will ever be required of an employee in this position; however, the employee will be held responsible for all duties assigned. Additionally, as the key executive of the Jewish Community Center, the Chief Executive Officer is expected to participate regularly in events and activities outside normal business hours.

The Jewish Community Center values diversity and inclusiveness and is an equal opportunity employer.


Application Process

Qualified candidates can send resume and cover letter to jobs@jccdenver.org.

Position: Content Manager
Reports to: Director of Marketing
FLSA Status: Exempt
Date Posted: September 9, 2016

The JCC Denver brings people together.  It’s the place where you make memories, meet people like you, grow, laugh, and make lifelong friends.

 

The marketing department helps ensure that the Denver community knows they’re welcome at the J.

 

We’re a group of passionate marketing folks who are responsible for getting people in the door, conveying a consistent brand message, and telling the story of the J. If you want to be part of a team that builds things from the ground up, is scrappy, is creative, and has fun – then you’re in the right place.

 

As the Content Manager you will be responsible for writing, copyediting, and proofreading copy and content for the JCC and each of our departments. You will manage all web content, social content, and marketing collateral content. You will help drive the content strategy and write original content that helps tell our brand story and forges a deep connection with our audience.

You’re well versed in content curation, creation, distribution, and amplification – across channels (website pages, blog, social platforms, and ads). You’ll are responsible for all things involving words. You ensure all documents that go out meet our content standards, editorial direction, and brand voice.

Who are you?

  • You are well versed in organic inbound marketing
  • You love marketing
  • You are patient with those who don’t “get digital” and like to teach them about it so they aren’t intimidated
  • You’re familiar with basic SEO and understand the relationship between your content and how people find us
  • You care about community and are involved in the Denver community
  • You like to take pictures
  • You love writing, it never gets old. Headlines excite you.
  • You are a skilled copywriter – both brand and direct response
  • You’re good with people
  • You work well independently and follow through religiously on deadlines
  • You’re a strong communicator. People always know exactly what you mean

What do you do?

  • You manage all things content, both online and offline
  • You write, edit, and proofread our offline marketing collateral (flyers, brochures, direct mail)
  • You write, edit, and proofread our online marketing collateral
  • You write, edit, and proofread copy for communications within the JCC building (iPads, TV Screens, etc)
  • You are responsible for all internal (staff) communications
  • You work with the design team to produce campaign and program collateral
  • You develop and manage the blog, social media, email, and website content
  • You’re responsible for internal communications, such as the weekly and monthly staff newsletter and organizational updates.
  • You create, manage, and implement our editorial calendars
  • You understand basic SEO and analytics (as it affects content – nothing too crazy, the coordinator will own SEO, but you understand it and use it as helpful insights to make strategic decisions about content)
  • You are in charge of all the content management tools
  • You manage the PR vendor and help craft our stories
  • You assist with social ads (as needed)
  • You work together with the design lead to make sure our communication is expressing what it needs both visually and content wise
  • You work with the Marketing Director on content strategy and branding initiatives

Basic Qualifications

  • Three (3) to five (5) years’ experience in marketing with at least two (2) years’ experience producing content
  • You’re familiar with Microsoft Office tools, Social Media Tools (Hootsuite, etc), Google Apps, and WordPress
  • Proficient in Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram
  • Familiar with Snapchat, Pinterest, Vine, YouTube, Google+
  • Comfortable with social media and speak native language of each platform
  • Experience working with social media platforms and online social media campaigns
  • Experience managing or owning a blog and blogging regularly
  • Denver-based
  • Ability and willingness to attend events outside of traditional 9-5 hours (they’ll be fun!)
  • Knowledge of the rules and regulations of the Robert E. Loup Jewish Community Center, including its Personnel Handbook, and to abide by them

 Physical Demands and Working Environment

  • Physical demands: The position requires the incumbent to remain in the sitting position for prolonged hours. While performing duties of job, employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, use hands to handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear. Employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to fifteen (15) pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Work environment: Working conditions may include being in an open (shared) cubicle/workspace area. 

 

Note: This job description is not meant to be an all-inclusive statement of every duty and responsibility which will ever be required of an employee in this position; however, the employee will be held responsible for all duties assigned.

The Jewish Community Center values diversity and inclusiveness and is an equal opportunity employer.


Application Process

Qualified candidates can send resume and cover letter to jobs@jccdenver.org.

Operations

The JCC Denver is currently seeking part-time security guards who will cover a variety of shifts, on and off campus. The successful candidate will have a High School degree or equivalent and at least four years of military or police experience. A concealed weapons permit is required.

Please, provide an updated resume with references to jobs@jccdenver.org.

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