PJ Library Program Manager

Washington, Seattle-tacoma Seattle-tacoma USA
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Opportunity: Are you a self-motivated, outgoing, and results-oriented professional excited to expand and grow our programming for the wider Jewish Puget Sound community? Do you enjoy building relationships? Are you committed to core Jewish values? Do you thrive in a collaborative environment? Are you a strategic thinker? We are looking for an energetic and engaged candidate to fill the position of PJ Library® Program Manager.Get to Know Us: As the Puget Sound region is rapidly growing and changing, our Jewish community is expanding exponentially. Research shows that Seattle is the most religiously unaffiliated community in the entire country and with an increased influx of people, prioritizing key strategic initiatives that engage our community in Jewish life is ever more critical to Jewish continuity. The Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle is on a mission to invest in our Jewish community locally, nationally, and in Israel and overseas to ensure a vibrant and strong community for the future. We seek to transform the way our Jewish community connects to each other, meaningful causes, and our world. To deliver on this, we need to be world-class and provide quality experiences and opportunities that engage and inspire.About You: You’re excited about the mission of the Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle. You hold the big vision and the day-to-day details in mind simultaneously. You’re an expert at handling deadlines and competing priorities. You’re curious and constantly thinking of ways to make systems work better (a plus if your sock drawer is color-coded). You’re an emerging leader who works to create consensus within teams. You are decisive and have an intuitive sense about when you need to seek counsel and when you should just make the call.Position OverviewPJ Library® is a signature program run in partnership with the Harold Grinspoon Foundation. It is a powerful platform that helps the Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle inspire and nurture the Jewish growth of families with young children, PJ Library® especially engages those who are not yet very involved in Jewish learning or living.Reporting to the Director of Jewish Engagement, the Program Manager is responsible for overseeing the following PJ Library® (0-8 years) and PJ Our Way™ (9-11 years) programs:PJ Library®Neighborhood Song & Storytime: Fun, free gatherings where kids and parents enjoy singing, activities, and storytelling from the PJ Library’s wonderful Jewish-themed children’s books. Always open to all, Neighborhood Song & Story times are a great way to connect with Jewish lifeBim Bam Baby: A bring-your-own picnic and energetic music experience for babies and their parents, with a few Jewish songs in the mixJewish Parenting Together: Values-based, intentional parenting through a Jewish lensPJ Our Way™Family Volunteering Challenge: Opportunities for families to explore the city, get out in nature, and contribute to their communityCommunity ConnectorsOversee two part-time Community Connectors working to identify and engage other families raising Jewish children in their neighborhood through hyper-local programmingProvide support through weekly meetings with each Connector to review action plans, objectives, monthly team training and supportWork with each Connector to set and accomplish clear goals and objectives with measurable outcomesCommunity Outreach & Donor DevelopmentBuild, cultivate and sustain relationships with super-user families and parent volunteers to steward Jewish community involvement and identify potential volunteers and parent-connectors to support program portfolioBuild and sustain relationships with local community organizations offering early childhood educationAct as the key point of contact on behalf of the Federation with Harold Grinspoon Foundation, to stay aware of initiatives, programs and services offered by the Foundation to local partnersAttend and present at PJ Library conference annually and community events as scheduledAttend Federation events, professional development conferences, and staff international travel programs as requiredTracking and ReportingTrack program participation and engagement touch points in the Federation database in order to generate impact reports and monitor intended engagement outcomesEvaluate the success of each event against initial goals and objectivesCreate progress reports for various stakeholders; including donors and the PJ Library National officeManage PJ Library and PJ Our Way subscriptions across Puget Sound and control the PJ Library budget for subscriptions and programsMarketing and PromotionMarket and promote PJ Library in order to maximize the participation of families raising young children who are marginally affiliated with the organized Jewish communityCreate a robust and thorough outreach and marketing plan for all programs and work with the Marketing department to establish a strong social media presenceRequirements: Credentials and ExperienceBachelor’s degree required; Advanced degree preferred;3+ years working in a non-profit environment, such as Jewish education or early childhood educationA certificate in Early Childhood Education or Jewish education would be a plus;A valid driver’s license and reliable vehicleRequired Attributes and CompetenciesDemonstrated success in:Working with volunteers to accomplish organizational goalsSetting and accomplishing clear goals and objectives with measurable outcomesKnowledge of the organized Jewish community, including a commitment to core Jewish values, including integrity, openness, pursuit of justice and repairing the world, with the ability to demonstrate, communicate and represent those values to othersProven strategic thinker who can implement strategies to accomplish organizational goalsAble to work independently and use sound judgment in making decisions that have been delegated to this roleExperience in creation and implementation of multimedia marketing and outreach;Supervisory experienceExcellent interpersonal, organization and communication skillsProficiency in Microsoft Office and experience with Google products and database management knowledgeWhy This Role Is Compelling: You will experience first-hand what it means to inspire and nurture the growth of Jewish families with young children. You will be exposed to a wide range of programming that opens doors to Jewish life and lays the foundation for a strong Jewish life today and tomorrow. You are excited by the opportunity to develop a broad set of professional skills, honing them in a demanding and supportive environment.We offer outstanding benefits including medical, dental and life insurance, generous paid time off, sick leave, retirement plans and more!Job Type: Full-timeExperience:relevant: 3 years (Preferred)Education:Bachelor's (Required)Location:Seattle, WA 98121 (Required)Work Location:One locationBenefits:Health insuranceDental insuranceVision insuranceRetirement planPaid time offFlexible scheduleParental leaveThis Company Describes Its Culture as:Team-oriented cooperative and collaborativePeople-oriented supportive and fairness-focusedOutcome-oriented results-focused with strong performance cultureSchedule:Monday to Friday

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Job Details

ID #2620556
State Washington
City Seattle-tacoma
Source Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle
Showed 2019-08-03
Date 2019-07-30
Deadline 2019-09-28
Category Nonprofit