The Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) of the Jewish Federation of Greater Toledo is seeking to hire a JCRC Director who is a diligent leader and advocate, with community relations savvy, community outreach experience, and a passion for combating antisemitism and hatred. This individual is to help lead the community in outreach and further develop the relationships with our partners in Toledo and overseas, and be able to navigate challenging and polarized political environments and address community dynamics with nuance and tact.
Please see the full job description at www.jewishtoledo.org/career-center/jewish-community-relations-council-director
The Director will work in cooperation with the Federation Executive Director and the JCRC Chairperson to set priorities for the local Jewish community relations agenda and will oversee the JCRC’s core work including issues related to Israel advocacy, antisemitism, local, state and national government relations, social and economic justice and interfaith relations.
In addition, in coordination with the Federation Executive Director and the JCRC Chairman, the JCRC Director will serve as a resource to media, government officials and Jewish and non-Jewish community leaders on matters relating to Israel and the Jewish community and must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills.
The JCRC’s mission is to support Israel, to promote an understanding of Judaism, to monitor legislative issues, to build relationships with elected and/or other governmental officials, and to promote positive relations with other faith-based and/ or ethnic communities in Northwest Ohio. The JCRC works to combat hate of all kinds and promotes diversity by building bridges of understanding across communities.