Executive Director

Jewish Home of Cincinnati, Inc. (JHC), a 501(c)(3) public charity whose mission is directed toward addressing the needs of Jewish seniors in the Greater Cincinnati area, is hiring a salaried, part time Executive Director (ED). Its Board, working with the ED, will promote through grant making and strategic partnership the development of innovative strategies and services to support seniors in the Jewish community. Duties include grant administration, financial oversight reporting, Board and committee support for JHC’s rebranding, donor stewardship, community outreach, and strategic plan achievement. The position reports directly to the Board of Directors.

JHC traces its mission back to the 1870s through its predecessors Glen Manor Home for Jewish Aged and the Orthodox Jewish Home. JHC is the product of their merger, which enabled JHC to develop and open in 1997 the Cedar Village Retirement Community (known as Cedar Village or CV), a residential assisted housing and skilled nursing facility in Mason, Ohio. JHC operated Cedar Village until its sale in 2018. JHC continues to provide financial support for services and programs directed toward Jewish residents at Cedar Village.


• Responsible for implementation and consistent achievement of the organization’s mission and strategic plan while being sensitive to financial sustainability and funding objectives.
• Being active and visible in the Jewish community; work collaboratively with Jewish communal organizations and synagogues, and organizations engaged in work with Jewish older adults.

• Administration of JHC grant making process from recruitment of grantees, receipt and evaluation of applications to evaluation of grant effectiveness.
• Oversight of programming funded by Cedar Village Foundation (CVF) for Jewish Seniors at Cedar Village and maintenance of relationships with CV administrator and the CV property manager.
• Responsible for signing all notes, agreements, and other instruments made and entered into and on behalf of the organization.
• Supervise and performance evaluation of administrative staff.
• Attend all JHC Board of Trustees meetings, responsible for the minutes, and dispersing to board.
• Attend JHC Executive Committee meetings.

• Supporting and guiding the organization’s mission and vision as defined by the Board.
• Communicate effectively with the Board and provide all information necessary for the Board to function properly and to make informed decisions.

• Responsible for the fiscal integrity of JHC to include submission to the Board proposed annual budget and monthly financial statements.
• Work with prospective grantees to answer questions in applying for grants and as their resource and liaison after grant approval including follow-up, reporting and monitoring.
• Maintain Donor Stewardship.
• Attend JHC’s supporting organization, CVF Board of Directors and investment committee meetings

• Bachelor’s Degree.
• Seven or more years’ of management experience.
• Non-profit leadership experience.
• Experience developing and implementing a strategic plan.
• Experience or passion in working with an organization that provides services/programming for older adults.

• Experience in grant management as a grant maker or grant recipient.
• Proficient at budget management including budget preparation, analysis, decision-making and reporting.
• Experience designing and implementing organizational processes and procedures.
• Knowledge/experience of fundraising strategies and donor relations unique to nonprofit sector.

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Job Summary

  • Duration: part-time
  • Benefits: paid vacation
  • Other Benefits: Professional development opportunities: paid conferences, workshops
  • Preferred Experience: Professional (6-10 years)
  • Preferred Degree: Bachelors
  • Job Posted: 2020-09-10
  • Times this job has been viewed: 374 times
  • Job is posted for: 60 days
  • Job Categories: Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director, Fundraising/Grants/Giving
  • Organization Type: Foundations
Job Location
Jewish Home of Cincinnati
8485 Ridge Ave.
Cincinnati , Ohio 45236


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