Executive Director JEC
The Jewish Educational Center in Elizabeth, NJ is seeking an experienced, innovative and dedicated Executive Director with a strong appreciation for the value of Jewish Education and building community. This unique opportunity to join a one-of-a-kind institution comes with the planned retirement of JEC’s highly respected Executive Director this year after over two decades of outstanding service.
The Executive Director will report to and partner with the JEC Dean and Executive Vice President to fulfill the JEC’s mission and further its commitment to excellence in education and communal service. As a key member of the executive leadership team, the Executive Director will build upon JEC’s success overseeing operations, community, and vendor relationships, facility, security and campus management, financial operations, and partnerships. The Executive Director will also collaborate with JEC’s Director of Technology to further edtech initiatives, cybersecurity and technology maintenance, readiness, and advancement.
The successful candidate will have demonstrated experience working closely with professionals and lay leaders in either a not-for-profit or corporate setting. Seven to ten years of experience in operations and finance in Yeshiva day school or similar experience is preferred. The candidate will have leadership experience with financial operations, direct knowledge of operational and capital budgets, planning, reporting, and allocation of resources. The ideal candidate is someone who thrives in a fast-paced and dynamic environment and enjoys working on several initiatives and projects simultaneously.
A more detailed job description will be provided to qualified candidates.