Career Opportunities at the JCC

Thank you for your interest in working for the Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center, JACOBS FAMILY CAMPUS. The Lawrence Family JCC is an equal opportunity employer.

Current Openings

Director of the San Diego Jewish Teen Initiative
Festivals Administrative Assistant
School Bus Driver
Box Office Assistant
Fitness Instructor
Part Time Receptionist/Customer Service Desk Representative
Swim Instructor
JCC Swim Team Assistant Coach


Position Title:  Director of the San Diego Jewish Teen Initiative

Supervisor: CEO
Status: Full-time; Exempt

Summary of Duties:  
The Director is responsible for the management of a major initiative, the San Diego Jewish Teen Initiative (SDJTI) designed to increase engagement of teens across all of San Diego County in service and Jewish service learning activities, and ultimately, to connect Jewish teens to Jewish communal institutions and build a stronger sense of Jewish identity among those who are currently less engaged. The San Diego Jewish Teen Initiative (SDTI) is, administratively, a department of the Lawrence Family JCC but is designed to operate with geographic and programmatic independence.

Essential Functions:
1.Undertake key steps to implement plans for the SDJTI beginning with the development of a detailed timeline with milestones calibrated to the budget and the plan’s key objectives.
2.Set clear parameters for the development of programs to fulfill SDJTI goals and identify partner organizations for their delivery; solicit the participation of organizational partners and develop any necessary agreements. 
3.Develop and facilitate the work of the Jewish Teen Initiative Advisory Council drawn from populations across San Diego County. 
4.Oversee marketing & communications plan.
5.Manage and maintain the functionality and use of the database to capture names and contact information for Jewish teens in San Diego County. 
6.Identify and contract with a partner organization for the development and provision of service learning training for Jewish educators and other program staff; help design and oversee the implementation of the program. 
7.Manage personnel within the department.
8.Serve as chief spokesperson for SDJTI. 
9.Develop a strong working relationship with key colleagues and departments at the Lawrence Family JCC, Federation and supporting Committees. 
10.Provide regular reports to all interested parties and participate in meetings with funders. Imagine and execute the initiative to put in place a referral system that guides teens to, and enrolls them in, local Jewish programs. 
11.Develop and execute a fundraising strategy to ensure the sustainability of the entire initiative over time.  
12.Maintain relationship of a professional evaluator or evaluation firm to develop and implement a long-term evaluation protocol to measure the success of this initiative and its impact on Jewish teens in San Diego over time.  
13.Serve as coach and consultant to partners to help their programs evolve appropriately and ensure their quality and success. 
14.Continue to develop a long-term staffing strategy and hire additional personnel as the initiative evolves over time. 
15.Represent San Diego in national discussions, and represent the project in regional discussions on Jewish teen engagement. 
16.Prepare and maintain a multi-year budget along with overseeing a $1 million annual budget.  
17.Write and produce reports, as well as other publications and presentation materials.

Knowledge, Skill and Experience:
1. A Minimum of 5-8 years of progressive, responsible leadership experience in Jewish education, youth development and project or program management.
2. Strong knowledge and experience of Jewish Teen Programming AND community collaboration is required. 
3. Demonstrated strong organizational skills, attention to detail and proven ability to work on multiple high priority tasks.
4. Outstanding interpersonal and public communication skills, both written and oral. 
5. Evidence of strong budgeting skills, as well as financial analysis and resource management.
6. Skill in board management, working with multiple committees and interested community members.
7. Fundraising with a track-record particularly in foundation and major gifts.

Minimum Qualifications:

1. Master’s degree in nonprofit management, education, Jewish studies or a related field required.  

Working Conditions:
1. Standard office environment.

Physical Requirements:
1. Must be able to lift and or move up to 25 lbs. as required.

Learn more about the work of the San Diego Jewish Teen Initiative at these two sites: http://sdjewishteens.org/ and https://motivsandiego.org/

Apply to: larryc@lfjcc.org with cover letter and resume. State SDJTI Director in the subject line. 
Please – no phone calls.


Position Title:  Festivals Administrative Assistant

Supervisor: Director of the Cultural Arts Programs & Festivals
Status: Full-time; Non-Exempt
Summary of Duties:
Festivals Administrative Assistant is responsible for performing routine administrative activities in support of the Center for Jewish Culture (CJC) department. Typical duties may include but are not limited to: timeline management; keeping department people on task to complete deadlines; database management; receive and screen calls/email/mail; make arrangements for meetings and conference calls; compose correspondence and prepare reports; schedule and control priorities; inventory and requisition supplies; maintain files; and make mathematical calculations.
Essential Functions:
1. Assist in the creation and monitoring of CJC project timelines set forth by Director of the Cultural Arts Programs & Festivals and department head.
2. Proactive solicit and problem solve issues the CJC team is facing.
3. Responds to requests for information from the general public and answers routine questions.
4. Gate keeper responsibilities that include: screening incoming calls; taking and transmitting messages and mail to the proper personnel.
5. Follow JCC policy with regard to all paperwork, privacy compliance and document retention.
6. Receives, sorts, and distributes various correspondences to personnel.
7. Types, word-processes, or does data entry for a variety of documents, which may include: newsletters, lists, flyers, reports, press releases, contracts, calendars, rosters, and/or other related materials.
8. Assists in scheduling programs, events, conference rooms, travel itineraries, appointments, meetings, and/or other related events.
9. Prepares and maintains a variety of files; gathers information, reports, papers, and records; disseminates information to individuals.
10. Processes routine financial paperwork, which includes requisitions, deposits, billings, and/or other related paperwork.
11. Maintain a clean and orderly designated work space.
12. Support Executive Assistant in other administrative related tasks when needed.
13. Assist in maintaining Tessitura database.
14. Maintain accurate and complete master lists in Tessitura.
15. Assist in technical support and training to department staff with Tessitura.
16. Update Tessitura and verifying for accurate information.
17. Process and submit refunds for approval by Director of the Cultural Arts Programs & Festivals. Final refunds processed by Accounting/AR.
18. Generate reports in Tessitura.
19. Gather and input information into Tessitura needed by CJC team.
20. Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.
Knowledge, Skill and Experience:
1. Three (3) years current administrative experience.
2. Strong meeting management experience (scheduling, agenda and material preparation, taking minutes, etc.).
3. Advanced knowledge with computers and Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint to prepare correspondence, reports, spreadsheets, and presentations from both written copy and verbal dictation.
4. One (1) year database management experience.
5. Clear and effective verbal and written communication skills.
6. Ability to adjust to different style of communications.
7. Ability to exercise sound judgment and use discretion with poise and professionalism, in all communications
8. Ability to be a team player.
9. Excellent problem solving skills.
10. Excellent organization skills.
11. Ability to be detail oriented and able to handle multiple priorities and/or responding to a variety of last minute requests.
12. Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, proportions, percentages, and volume.
13. Possess desire to continuously improve processes.
Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or related field preferred but not required.
Working Conditions:
Standard office environment.
Physical Requirements:
Must be able to lift and or move up to 25 lbs. as required.
Apply to: jobs@lfjcc.org with cover letter and resume. State Festivals Administrative Assistant in the subject line.
Please – no phone calls.


Position Title:  School Bus Driver

Youth & Camp Director Status:
Part-time; Non-exempt Schedule:
Afternoons (M-F; 20hrs; Flexible)

Summary of Duties:
Drive JCC school bus. Ensure that buses are road-ready and safe to operate. Comply with all Class B DMV licensing for daily after-school driving. Essential Functions:

1. Transport passengers safely to and from the JCC
2. Checks operational safety of bus and provides minor service.
3. Write mileage and repair reports.
4. Enforces JCC policies in maintaining discipline on buses.
5. Help lift handicapped students in and out of buses.
6. Pick-up and return bus at start and end of camp season.
7. Turn in gas receipts at end of the day.
8. Follows camp policies and is supportive of camp policies.
9. Help with supervision of children.
10. Refers major questions of policy (including transportation) to Youth & Camp Director.
11. Maintains open communication about transportation with parents.
12. Provide provide exceptional customer service that is characterized by warm, friendly and helpful service to all children, staff, parents and guests.
13. Perform other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skill and Experience:
1. Personality and character traits suited to supervision and care of children of multiple ethnicities and cultural values, behavioral and physical handicaps.
2. Exhibit characteristics of leadership, responsibility, patience, dependability, maturity, integrity, ability to work independently, and display a positive attitude.
3. Ability to resolve conflict and maintain discipline of children on board buses.
4. Sufficient verbal and written skills to effectively communicate via two way radio during interpersonal contact, and in preparing written reports.
5. Ability to read and interpret maps, compass direction, 24-hour time clock, schedules, manifests and procedural instructions.
6. Ability to rapidly learn assigned routes and operation of equipment related to duties.
7. Knowledge of laws and regulations governing pupil transportation.
8. Previous experience working with children.
9. Must be able to use good, sound judgement and handle emergency situations.

Minimum Qualifications:
1. Current Class B Passenger License, School Bus Certificate & Medical Certificate
2. CPR and First Aid certified.
3. At least 25 years of age.

Working Conditions:
1. Requires working in an outdoor environment and in all weather conditions.
2. Long periods of sitting.

Physical Requirements:
1. Able to drive vehicle for assigned shift, able to lift handicapped students in/out of bus, able to lift water coolers into bus.
2. Able to lift 50 lbs, able

Apply to: larryc@lfjcc.org with cover letter and resume. State School Bus Driver in the subject line. Please – no phone calls.


Position Title: Box Office Assistant

Status: Part-time; Non-Exempt
Pay Rate: $11.50 Hourly
Hours: 15-25 hours per week, based on events. Some evenings & weekends.

Summary of Duties:  
The JCC Box Office provides quality ticketing services for cultural and artistic events. The Box Office Assistant will be providing courteous and prompt service to clientele & customers.

Essential Functions:
1. Work directly and assist’s Box Office Manager.
2. Strong organizational & administrative skills.
3. Able to multi-task with a high volume of phone calls & ticket sales.
4. Other duties as assigned by Box Office Manager or Executive Management.

Knowledge, Skill and Experience:
1. Previous experience with Ticketmaster, Outbox, Showare, and/or other ticketing programs. 
2. Proficient knowledge of PC computers, Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint.
3. Excellent customer service skills.
4. Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills.
5. Excellent organizational and time management skills with the ability to prioritize and handle multiple, simultaneous tasks;  finish projects on time; while maintaining budget parameter
6. Positive attitude with the ability to remain calm and respond confidently and promptly to stressful situations.
7. Ability to adapt in a rapidly changing environment.
8. Capacity to solve problems with diplomacy and sound judgement in a variety of situations and personality types.
9. Ability to think creatively about challenges.
10. Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team 
11. Flexible availability; nights and weekends required.

Working Conditions:
Standard box office/theatre environment.
Physical Requirements:
Must be able to lift and or move up to 25 lbs. as required.

Apply to: kimberlyc@lfjcc.org with cover letter and resume. State BOX OFFICE ASSISTANT in the subject line. Please – no phone calls.

 


 

Position Title: JCC Assistant Swim Coach

Reports to: Swim Team Head Coach
Pay Rate: $13 X Hourly X Part-time X Non-exempt

Sunday thru Thursday = Total 20 hours /week as needed for swim meets
Shift times may be open to discussion.  Please state preference /availability.

Position Summary:
Under the direction of the JCC Swim Team Head Coach, the Swim Team Assistant Coach assists in developing, organizing and implementing the JCC Barracuda Swim Team. Provides direct leadership, instruction, and motivation for swim team participants in accordance with JCC policies and procedures and creates a safe and positive atmosphere that promotes member safety and engagement.

Essential Duties:
1. Assists in organizing and administering all assigned coaching responsibilities, including daily practices, recruiting, record keeping and scheduling.
2. Develops positive relationships with team members, and coaches. Provides motivational support and guidance.
Increases team member awareness of all healthy lifestyle factors and LFJCC values.
3. Conducts evaluations and recruits prospective members and provides information about LFJCC membership and swim team fee structure.
4. Attends swim meets and swim team functions as agreed upon with the Head Coach; accountable for discipline and conduct of team members at these events. 
5. In charge of running practice sessions in the absence of the Head Coach.

Other Duties:
1. Attends staff meetings and trainings as required. Follows all LFJCC policies, rules, regulations, and procedures, including emergency procedures. 
2. Completes incident and accident reports if necessary. 
3. Encourages member and parent involvement and identifies potential volunteers.
4. Submits all private lesson schedules and payments to the Asst. Aquatics Director. Coach must keep lesson log. The Asst. Aquatics Director must approve the lessons beforehand.

Qualifications:
1. High School Diploma or GED
2. Must be 18 years or older
3. Current Certificates required- American Red Cross CPR/AED, American Red Cross Coaches Safety Training or equivalent. 
Note: All Certificates Must be submitted along with applicants resume, front and back images are required of each document. 
4. A minimum of 1 year coaching experience
5. Demonstrate knowledge of sound competitive swimming skills, and the ability to implement and teach these skills in a positive, healthy manner.
6. Prefer knowledge of and previous experience with, diverse populations (language, culture, race, physical ability, sexual orientation, etc.). 

Physical Demands:
1. Sufficient strength, agility and mobility to perform essential functions of position and to supervise program activities.
2. Ability to see and hear individuals and alarms in pool/pool area.
3. Ability to communicate verbally and in writing.
4. Ability to sit or stand for long periods of time.
5. Ability to perform activities which require sustained concentration and attention.

REQUIRED EXAMINATIONS AND INVESTIGATION PROCESS
Application Review: Applications will be reviewed and ranked in comparison to other individuals that are applying for the position. Qualified individuals will be invited to the next step, Aquatics Department Director oral interview and performance test.
Oral Examination: Candidates, who successfully pass the application review process, will take the Aquatics Director’s oral examination.
Performance testing: After the oral examination, all applicants must pass a pass/fail performance test. Testing will be administered to all qualified applicants and shall include the following factors: assisting with running a full day of practice sessions for 10 & under age groups.  

Personal History Background Investigation: Personal and employment references will be contacted; background investigations will include applicant’s credit history, driving and criminal background.

Apply to: Jobs@lfjcc.org
Please – no phone calls and only principals need apply.

 

 


Position Title:  Part Time Receptionist/Customer Service Desk Representative

Job Description:
The JCC is a busy community center in La Jolla that provides quality fitness, childcare, cultural and artistic events. The Customer Service Representative will be providing courteous and prompt service to members and guests of the facility.

Duties & Responsibilities:

• Excellent customer service
• Assist all JCC departments
• Strong organizational & administrative skills
• Able to multi-task with a high volume of phone calls
• Fun & friendly

Job Requirements:

• Professional & friendly
• Strong Customer Service Skills
• Must be able to answer multi-line phone
• Creative thinker
• Demonstrate ability to & solve problems
• Excellent writing, grammar, and punctuation skills
• Strong public speaking skills
• Basic computer skills, working knowledge of (Word, Excel, Showare)
• Excellent time management, organizational & communication skills
• Strong ability to work well with co-workers, supervisors & members of the community in a team environment
• Able to work flexible hours, which may include weekends, evenings & must be punctual

Salary: $10.75/hour – Evening and weekend shifts available
Free gym membership
Email resume and cover letter gilliana@lfjcc.org


Position Title: Swim Instructor

Reports to: Assistant Aquatics Director
Salary: $11-14 Hourly

Position Summary:
Under the direction of the Aquatics Director, the swim instructor is responsible for planning and teaching private and group swim lessons for members and non-members of the Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center, Friedenberg Olympic Pool.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
• Be familiar with American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim levels and other Red Cross water safety courses and know how to use course materials effectively.
• Adapts teaching approaches to the age, experience and ability of participants so they can meet course objectives.
• Communicate regularly with participants to ensure they are aware of progress
• Complete records and reports in a timely manner; each month, midway thru lessons submit a list of current swimmers levels in order to assist in scheduling.
• Cannot miss more than one lesson day per session.
• Must teach lessons in the water unless approved by Assistant or Aquatics Director.

Other Duties:
• An understanding of facility characteristics, rules, policies and procedures.
• Attend in service trainings as scheduled.
• Perform pool related maintenance duties.
• Submit course records at least once a year in order to maintain WSI certificate. (This is your responsibility).
• Complete additional duties as assigned by supervisor.

Qualifications:
• Current Certificates required- American Red Cross CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer, American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor or equivalent.
Note: All Certificates Must be submitted along with applicants resume, front and back images are required of each document.
•  Responsible to keep all licenses up to date.
• Minimum of 1 year previous swim instructor experience

Physical Demands:
• Sufficient strength, agility and mobility to perform essential functions of position and to supervise program activities.
• Ability to see and hear individuals and alarms in pool/pool area.
• Ability to communicate verbally and in writing.
• Ability to sit or stand for long periods of time.
• Ability to perform activities which require sustained concentration and attention.

REQUIRED EXAMINATIONS AND INVESTIGATION PROCESS
Application Review: Applications will be reviewed and ranked in comparison to other individuals that are applying for the position. Qualified individuals will be invited to the next step, Aquatics Department Director oral interview.
Oral Examination: Candidates, who successfully pass the application review process, will take the Aquatics Director’s oral examination.
Performance testing: After the oral examination, all applicants must pass a pass/fail performance test.
Should you fail any part of the performance test, only one retest will be permitted on the same test date. Testing will be administered to all qualified applicants and shall include the following factors: Swimming approximately 25 yards of each swimming technique: Butterfly stroke, Backstroke, Breastroke and Front Crawl.
Personal History Background Investigation: Personal and employment references will be contacted; background investigations will include applicant’s credit history, driving and criminal background.

APPLICATIONS ARE AVAILABLE AT:
Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center
41267 Executive Drive
La Jolla, CA 92037

 

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