Director, Community Planning @ Jewish Federation San Diego

Director, Community Planning

The Community Planning Director is responsible for developing and leading community-wide efforts that build and strengthen San Diego’s Jewish community. Under the supervision of the Chief Planning and Strategy Officer (CPSO), this position will work to develop and implement strategies, collaborative partnerships, donor stewardship, and a practice of learning and adaptive change. The Community Planning Director will an integral team member of the Community Planning Department comprised of other directors and program managers. Members of this team are committed to working collaboratively with each other and across departments.
• Oversee a portfolio of initiatives and special projects
• Develop specific strategies to accomplish key objectives set by the CPSO
• Establish and maintain systems for learning and adaptive change
• Generate reporting and community messaging that leads to greater understanding and connection to Federation’s work
• Develop and manage relationships with organizational partners, community members and lay leaders that solicits collaboration and buy-in
• Conduct research on best practices to inform current and future work
• Steward and solicit a portfolio of donors
• Represent Federation at community events and other opportunities to become immersed in the San Diego Jewish community
• Minimum of 5 to 7 years of professional related experience
• Strategy, research, and development experience in a for-profit or nonprofit organization
• Commitment to working collaboratively with staff and community partners towards Federation’s vision, and mission
• Demonstrated experience managing and completing projects, conducting research, and compiling and disseminating information
• Strong team player with an ability to focus on building, strengthening, and maintaining existing and new collaborative relationships
• Strong problem-solving, time management and organizational skills

• Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills, including decision-making, listening to others and consensus building
Knowledge of Jewish community, customs and traditions preferred

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Job Summary

  • Duration: full-time
  • Benefits:
  • Other Benefits: Dental Insurance, Medical & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts, Term Life Insurance, AD&D & Long Term Disability, AFLAC, Holidays, 403B Thrift Plan
  • Preferred Experience: Managerial (3-5 years)
  • Preferred Degree: Bachelors
  • Job Posted: 2020-06-26
  • Times this job has been viewed: 421 times
  • Job is posted for: 60 days
  • Job Categories: Director
  • Organization Type: Federation
Job Location
Jewish Federation San Diego
4950 Murphy Canyon Road
San Diego , California 92123


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