Los Angeles, CA, United States
Assistant Director, Leadership Development
ONE YEAR FROM DATE OF HIRE (possible extension of employment pending funding)
SUMMARY DESCRIPTION OF POSITION
Reporting to the Sr. Vice President, Leadership Development, the Asst. Director, Leadership Development is responsible for developing, managing and sustaining relationships with past, current and potential participants, and mentors and organizations involved with Jewish Federation’s Community Leadership Institute (CLI) and for managing the operations of CLI monthly sessions and events.
Serve as core part of Federation’s CLI team training and supporting emerging Jewish leaders.
Attend and facilitate CLI monthly sessions and events.
Act as primary liaison between CLI, other Leadership Development programs, and its major constituents: (1) past and current participants; (2) potential participants; and (3) mentors.
Facilitate relationships between CLI mentors and mentees and organizations involved with CLI.
Identify and track relationships in donor management system of CLI constituents.
Ensure all past and current CLI participants are aware of Jewish Federation programs and opportunities.
Independently communicate across departments to stay knowledgeable about current Federation programs.
Plan and coordinate recruitment for CLI. Cultivate relationships with participants of Federation’s young adult programs.
Design and implement alumni engagement programs.
Oversee The Network lay committee.
Work with lay leaders/committee members, Leadership Development participants and alumni, and other federation professionals to implement a variety of engagement programs.
Develop and implement tracking and evaluation system to monitor the leadership path and growth of relationships among CLI constituents.
Help to identify, execute and track metrics for engagement (e.g. number of alumni who are placed and sustain leadership roles, etc.)
Be available to supervisor for additional assignments, as required, including assisting with the Campaign.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED FOR POSITION
BA required; Master’s degree preferred.
Minimum three years’ experience in leadership development, education, young adult programming, community building, and/or equivalent experience.
Demonstrated ability to work effectively with lay leadership and familiarity with the Jewish organizations and the Los Angeles Jewish community.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Self-starter who is detail-oriented and thinks big picture.
Confident in building relationships and networks.
Commitment to follow through, data entry and gathering metrics for evaluation.
Passionate team player.
Proficient in mobile technology and social media.