Public Programs & Retreat Center Director @ Urban Adamah

Public Programs & Retreat Center Director

The Public Programs and Retreat Center Director serves as the lead staff person managing the Public Programs, Retreat Center, and Site Rentals departments at Urban Adamah. The Public Programs and Retreat Center Director supervises a full-time Public Programs Associate, 6 part-time on-site residents, and a cohort of event staff. This role is equally operational and programmatic and requires exceptional project management and interpersonal skills.

We are looking for someone who is in personal alignment with the mission, values and heart/mind/body/spirit approach of Urban Adamah.

Required qualifications:
- Minimum of 2 years of experience with program management in a Jewish context, including supervision / mentoring of program professionals
- Minimum of 2 years serving in an operational management role at a nonprofit
- Exceptional organizational skills and proven capacity to manage multiple and diverse projects
- High level of self-awareness, emotional intelligence, and sound judgement
- Demonstrated programmatic vision, imagination, and initiative
- Some depth and breadth of experience with Jewish tradition
- Ability to work rapidly with a very high degree of accuracy

Desired qualifications:
- Deep Jewish knowledge and demonstrated capacity for innovation in Jewish programming
- Knowledge about sustainable agriculture, mindfulness, and social action
- Experience in the emerging field of Jewish outdoor, food, farming, and environmental education
- Experience with Salesforce and Excel
- Budget development and management experience
- Customer service / hospitality experience

Physical Demands: The physical demands listed below are representative of those that must be met by an employee in this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable people with disabilities:
- Typing, writing, reading, hearing, and speaking
- Use of hands and fingers to operate equipment
- Standing and walking for several hours, as well as frequent sitting and lifting up to 50 lbs

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Job Summary

  • Duration: full-time
  • Benefits: paid vacation, parental leave, dental, retirement plans, leave early for Shabbat
  • Other Benefits: This is a full-time benefited position that includes healthcare, holidays, and paid time off. Compensation is competitive and commensurate with experience.
  • Preferred Experience: Managerial (3-5 years)
  • Preferred Degree: Bachelors
  • Job Posted: 2019-12-03
  • Times this job has been viewed: 500 times
  • Job is posted for: 60 days
  • Job Categories: Community Outreach, Community Planning, Director
  • Organization Type: Environmental, Other
Job Location
Urban Adamah
1151 Sixth St.
Berkeley , California 94710


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