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    Job Title: Director, Staff and Operations

    Location: Boston, MA

    Compensation: $85K – $90K

    Schedule/ Shift: 35 hours/week

    Company Intro

    The Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Boston (JCRC) is a coalition of organizations and individuals that represent and advance the values, interests, and priorities of the organized Jewish community in Greater Boston. Through our network of agencies, programs, and partnerships, we:

    • Serve as a catalyst for building a strong and vibrant Jewish community in Boston and around the world;
    • Advocate for a safe, secure, Jewish, and democratic state of Israel, and;
    • Promote an American society which is democratic, pluralistic, and just.

    Job Description

    JCRC is currently seeking a multitalented Director of Staff and Operations to join their team. Reporting to the CEO, the Director of Staff and Operations will coordinate and set strategic direction for all organizational operations in this fast-paced non-profit. This person will manage the day-to-day operations, including creating a calendar for programs and events, budget management, HR functions, and office management. The Director of Staff and Operations will partner with the leadership team to ensure success and inspire staff to do the same.

    Please note that this is a hybrid position, working in the office a minimum of 2 days a week.

    Essential Responsibilities and Duties:

    • Oversee day-to-day company operations; directing, planning, and coordinating tasks, as needed, to ensure that the organization is operating efficiently and that all members of the team have what they need to succeed
    • Define and implement operations strategy, structure, and processes
    • Manage JCRC’s calendar of operations, programs, and events by scheduling dates and determining timelines
    • Proactively drive the planning, preparation, and deliverables for meetings, events, and engagements
    • Manage financial processes in conjunction with outsourced finance & accounting vendor; partner with the finance committee to ensure money is allocated correctly
    • Devise strategies and implement process improvements to maximize output and minimize costs
    • Manage relationships with third party vendors, such as IT and HR service providers, to ensure that high quality services are being delivered
    • Review and approve payroll and work with third-party HR consultant to ensure regulatory compliance
    • Responsible for other HR functions as needed, including hiring
    • Maintain a positive work environment and foster healthy relationships among employees by ensuring that employees feel supported, heard, and valued by the organization
    • Oversee day to day office management including ordering office supplies and coordinating with others on general office duties like answering the main telephone inquiry line, baseline office support, and other issues


    • 5-7 years of relevant experience in a non-profit or related setting is preferred
    • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, operations management, or other related field preferred
    • Strong project management skills with focus on deadline driven calendar
    • Experience with event planning and data collection is a plus
    • Experience with Salesforce or another CRM platform preferred
    • Experience with Microsoft Office (including Word and Excel) and web-based database management preferred
    • Ability to work and thrive in fast paced environments balancing time across a wide range of activities and prioritizing the most impactful work
    • Proven excellence in verbal and written communication
    • Solid team player with a collaborative approach to work

    Core Competencies:

    Mission Alignment & Culture Fit

    • You are passionate and committed to advancing Jewish life and the mission and goals of JCRC.
    • You have a sophisticated, nuanced understanding of Jewish identities, experiences, and perspectives.
    • You set high expectations for yourself and those around you.
    • You can celebrate the victories in the work, big and small, while continuing to work for the long-term vision.
    • You find joy in this work.

    Leadership & Management

    • You are a collaborative leader and gain input and buy-in from a variety of stakeholders when executing your vision.
    • You are perceived by others as having presence, maturity, and expertise. You are decisive and can make hard decisions.
    • You can translate strategy into plans and manage a team towards results.
    • You are adept at using technology and working with remote colleagues to facilitate daily work.
    • You can distinguish between the truly time-sensitive and urgent and what is important but not requiring immediate action.

    Perks / Benefits:

    • This is a full-time position with a 35-hour work week
    • Salary: $85,000 – $90,000 annually
    • Full Benefits Package, including PFMLA
    • Hybrid schedule

    JCRC is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin or disabilities.

    Please send your resume and cover letter to .