It’s an exciting time to work at the J San Diego!

Thank you for your interest in working for the Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center, JACOBS FAMILY CAMPUS. Our people are our best asset, and we’re glad you are considering joining our team!

Current Openings

Guest Services Team Member
Pilates Instructor

Group Fitness Instructor
Barracuda Swim Coach
Lifeguard
Masters Swim Coach
Sr. Director of Marketing and Technology
Director of Philanthropy 


Position Title: Guest Services Team Member

PAY RATE/STATUS: $18.50 per hour / Full-time, Part-time, Non-Exempt

Do you have what it takes to brighten someone's day and make them feel like a VIP regardless of the circumstances? Are you tech savvy, an amazing communicator and have an outstanding work ethic? If so, we'd love to meet you! 

Under the supervision of the Community Engagement Director, the Guest Services Team Member is a high profile customer service position delivering the highest level of service to our members, exemplifying professionalism, and creating a welcoming, friendly, safe, and healthy environment. The Guest Services Team Member is responsible for welcoming and checking in guests, answering phones, managing customer issues and requests including technological support, selling membership tickets, and program registrations and providing administrative support to the Community Engagement management team.

QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE:

  • High School Diploma is preferred.
  • 1 year of experience in the hospitality/service industry.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Previous experience in Box Office or Guest Services is preferred but not required.
  • Previous experience with Tessitura, Ticketmaster, Showare, Paciolan, Eventive, Uscreen, Upace or additional ticketing software, reservation and/or other CMS programs is preferred but not required.
  • Ability and willingness to multitask and utilize multiple databases concurrently.
  • Excellent communication skills and experience with teamwork.
  • CPR/AED/First Aid Certified (or willingness to become certified)

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Frequently is required to stand, walk, sit, and reach with hands and arms for long periods of time. 
  • Occasional lifting, pulling, climbing, kneeling, and bending.
  • Regularly required to communicate.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distance, peripheral, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
  • Ability to do light lifting up to 25 lbs. is required (packages, miscellaneous supplies, etc.).

MORE DETAILS:

Full-time positions are eligible for a wide variety of benefits which include:

  • Health Insurance
  • Group Life, AD&D and Long-Term Disability (100% employer-paid)
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan Contributions
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Sick Leave
  • Vacation Leave
  • Generous Paid Holidays
  • FREE JCC Annual Family Membership that gym/pool access and discounts on after-school and summer programs
  • Friendly Work Environment!
  • Flexible Work Schedule

Part-time positions are eligible for a wide variety of benefits which include:

  • 403(b) Retirement Plan Contributions
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Sick Leave
  • FREE JCC Annual Individual Membership with gym/pool access and discounts on after-school and summer programs
  • Friendly Work Environment!
  • Flexible Work Schedule

HOW TO APPLY: If interested in the position, please fill out the LFJCC Employment Application. NO PHONE CALLS   


Position Title: Pilates Instructor

PAY RATE/STATUS: DOE / Part-time, Non-Exempt

The J is seeking a friendly, knowledgeable, and creative Pilates Instructor! If you are passionate, personable, dedicated, and LOVE Pilates we want you to join our team! 

Reporting to the Director of Sports, Fitness & Aquatics, the Pilates Instructor leads specialized classes in a safe manner that follow the J's policies and guidelines. The Instructor provides professional, engaging, challenging, fitness-based sessions to a wide variety of skill/physical levels.

QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE:

  • Current Pilates Certification with a minimum of 450 hours of experience or equivalent.
  • Experience teaching group mat classes
  • Experience teaching one on one and group Pilates sessions.
  • Must be able to demonstrate effective reformer instruction.
  • Broad range of experience, including working with seniors and athletes.
  • Able to create comprehensive training programs built around client’s
    individual needs and goals.
  • Strong awareness of anatomy and biomechanics.
  • CPR/AED and First Aid certifications must stay current.
  • Desire to build a successful business in an entrepreneurial environment.
  • Possess excellent interpersonal communication skills.
  • Strong customer service skills.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Frequently is required to stand, walk, sit, and reach with hands and arms for long periods of time.
  • Frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
  • Regularly required to communicate.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distance, peripheral, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
  • Must be physically fit to the level of demonstrating the movements and assisting clients and members.
  • Must be able to lift and or move up to 40 lbs. (fitness equipment) as required.

HOW TO APPLY: If interested in the position, please fill out the LFJCC Employment Application. NO PHONE CALLS   


Position Title:  Barracuda Swim Coach

PAY RATE/STATUS: $19.00-$23.00 per hour DOE and Certifications / Part-Time, Non-Exempt

Under the direction of the Barracuda Swim Team Head Coach and the Director of Sports, Fitness & Aquatics, the Barracuda 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.

QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Current certificates required: American Red Cross CPR/AED, American Red Cross Coaches Safety Training or equivalent.
  • A minimum of 1-year coaching experience
  • Ability to communicate in a polite and courteous manner.
  • Ability to be punctual to all scheduled shifts.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of sound competitive swimming skills, and the ability to implement and teach these skills in a positive, healthy manner.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Frequently required to stand, walk, swim, sit, and reach with hands and arms.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distance, peripheral, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
  • Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate pool maintenance equipment, hand and power tools.
  • Frequently bending at the waist, kneeling, crouching, or reaching above the head to store or retrieve materials.
  • Regularly required to communicate.
  • Frequently lifting and carrying equipment or materials.
  • Ability to lift and pull 30-50 lbs. (eg pool covers)
  • Ability to perform all American Red Cross Lifeguarding skills and CPR/AED.
  • Ability to successfully perform the lifeguard skills checklist on a quarterly basis.

HOW TO APPLY: If interested in the position, please fill out the LFJCC Employment Application. NO PHONE CALLS


Position Title: Group Fitness Instructor

PAY RATE/STATUS: DOE / Part-time, Non-Exempt

The JCC is looking for dynamic Group Fitness Instructors who can deliver an engaging class experience both in-person and/or virtually. Group Fitness is more than just technical instruction. We are looking for those passionate instructors who can create an approachable environment in and around the group fitness space. This includes interacting with members, clients, and guests in a friendly, positive, energetic and inclusive way.

Values of the JCC Group Fitness Program include:

  • Create WOW class experiences
  • Put people first
  • Connect emotionally
  • Be passionate and humble
  • Embrace and drive change
  • Be adventurous and creative
  • Fun and positive team spirit
  • Anticipate unstated needs
  • Commitment to excellence

QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE:

  • Must hold and maintain a professional certification from a nationally recognized organization.
  • Prior experience in group fitness, personal training, wellness, etc.
  • Knowledge and understanding of basic fitness principles.
  • CPR/AED and First Aid certifications must stay current.
  • Possess excellent interpersonal communication skills.
  • Strong customer service skills.

The JCC is looking for instructors to teach one or more Group Fitness formats, including: Boot Camp; Step; Cycling; Yoga; Pilates; Barbell and Dumbbell Strength; Dance (Zumba, Hip/Hop); Strength; Kickboxing.

HOW TO APPLY: If interested in the position, please fill out the LFJCC Employment Application. NO PHONE CALLS


Position Title: Lifeguard

PAY RATE/STATUS: $19.00 per hour / Part-time, Non-Exempt / Year-Round and Seasonal

Reporting to the Assistant Director of Sports, Fitness & Aquatics, the Lifeguard is responsible for the safety of members and participants in and around the aquatic facility. The position prevents potential accidents by adhering to policies set forth by the American Red Cross and the JCC Aquatics team for members and non-members of the Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center, Friedenberg Olympic Pool.

Please Note: If you are not currently a Certified Lifeguard, the LFJCC is willing to certify those that are interested in working in a Lifeguard capacity. 

QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE:

  • Must be at least 16 years old.
  • Current certificates preferred - American Red Cross Lifeguarding/First-Aid certification, American Red Cross Blood Pathogen, American Red Cross CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer.
  • Can train/certify staff on all certifications.
  • Ability to communicate in a polite and courteous manner.
  • Ability to be punctual to all scheduled shifts.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Frequently required to stand, walk, swim, sit, and reach with hands and arms.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distance, peripheral, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
  • Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate pool maintenance equipment, hand and power tools.
  • Frequently bending at the waist, kneeling, crouching, or reaching above the head to store or retrieve materials.
  • Regularly required to communicate.
  • Frequently lifting and carrying equipment or materials.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distance, peripheral, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
  • Able to lift up to 30-50lbs. Ability to pull pool covers ranging 30-50lbs.
  • Able to perform all American Red Cross Lifeguarding skills and CPR/AED.
  • Ability to successfully perform the lifeguard skills checklist on a quarterly basis.

HOW TO APPLY: If interested in the position, please fill out the LFJCC Employment Application. NO PHONE CALLS


Position Title: Masters Swim Coach 

PAY RATE/STATUS: $20.00-$30.00 per hour DOE / Part-time, Non-Exempt 

If you are looking for a Swim Coach position that offers flexible work hours, great pay, and a great team environment, then we may have the position for you. The Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center is looking for a Masters Swim Coach to join the team. Reporting to the Director of Sports, Fitness & Aquatics and Masters Head Swim Coach, the Masters Swim Coach motivates, teaches, and pushes our members to achieve their unique personal goals. The Masters Swim Coach facilitates a program that enhances the quality of life of our swimmers by assisting them with goal setting, time management, discipline, general fitness and teamwork. This role will work with individuals one on one, and in group settings to implement a program that will meet the different needs of all members in areas such as competitive swimming, non-competitive physical fitness swimming, triathlon/cross training and stroke technique improvement. 

QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE:

  • Current Certificates required: American Red Cross CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer, American Red Cross Safety Training for Swim Coaches, or equivalent. Please note: all certificates must be submitted along with applicants resume, front and back images are required of each document.
  • US Masters Swimming Membership or ability to obtain it within 30 days.
  • Responsible for keeping all licenses up to date.
  • Prior experience coaching preferred.
  • Ability to communicate in a polite and courteous manner.
  • Ability to work independently and possess energy and enthusiasm.
  • Ability to be punctual to all scheduled shifts.
  • Excellent communication skills, both in writing and orally.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Regularly exposed to wet and/or humid conditions.
  • Regularly exposed to chemical fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and outside weather conditions.
  • Exposure to blood-borne pathogens, which the incumbent should be educated on.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to high.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Frequently required to stand, walk, swim, sit, and reach with hands and arms.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distance, peripheral, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
  • Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate pool maintenance equipment, hand and power tools.
  • Frequently bending at the waist, kneeling, crouching, or reaching above the head to store or retrieve materials.
  • Regularly required to communicate.
  • Frequently lifting and carrying equipment or materials.
  • Ability to lift and pull 30 lbs. (i.e. pool covers)
  • Ability to perform all American Red Cross Lifeguarding skills and CPR/AED.
  • Ability to successfully perform the lifeguard skills checklist on a quarterly basis.

HOW TO APPLY: If interested in the position, please fill out the LFJCC Employment Application. NO PHONE CALLS


Position Title:  Sr. Director of Marketing and Technology 

PAY RATE/STATUS: $115,000-$135,000 per year DOE / Full-Time, Exempt

Reporting to the CEO, the Sr. Director of Marketing and Technology is a catalyst for new Marketing Technology capability enablement. They will play a crucial role in the modernization and transformation of marketing technologies at LFJCC by following best practices for building scalable solutions, along with understanding market trends and business needs. In this role, the Sr. Director will be responsible for the comprehensive oversight of all marketing and technology activities of the LFJCC, a dynamic community center and outreach organization. The Sr. Director will be a business leader and subject matter expert for our Marketing Technology platforms, and will engage with all parts of the business to provide leadership, strategy, and solutions for our challenges. Marketing Technology is something we want to invest in heavily and the Sr. Director of Marketing and Technology will be responsible for shaping and defining the Marketing Technology stack for LFJCC. Working alongside the Directors for Sports, Fitness & Aquatics, Community Engagement, Philanthropy, Cultural Arts Programs & Festivals and more, the Sr. Director will formulate, design and deliver a stack which will transform the future of Marketing at LFJCC. The ideal candidate will be a seasoned, strategic and process-minded leader experienced in overseeing managers and staff, with the ability to develop and maintain positive relationships among a group of diverse and talented individuals.

QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Business, or a related field required, or equivalent combination of training and experience.
  • 7+ years of experience in marketing technology and/or marketing data management role.
  • Experience leading sophisticated cross-departmental teams.
  • Fluent in all relevant technologies- especially Salesforce, and have a big picture perspective on the ways in which technology supports, enhances, systematizes and bolsters marketing and business development efficacy.
  • Effective communicator with excellent written and verbal skills.
  • Knowledge and ability to execute excellent management, employee engagement and leadership principles and practices.
  • Data driven and analytical mindset.
  • Knowledge of marketing concepts, principles and practices, with a proven ability to focus on key projects, achieving results and demonstrating good judgment.
  • A team player with strong relationship building skills and a positive attitude.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of privileged information.
  • Demonstrated experience in leading and deploying Marketing Technology solutions in a high growth environment.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Typical office environment and equipment (computer, phone, printer, copy machine, etc.).
  • Typical community center environment.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Frequently is required to stand, walk, sit, and reach with hands and arms for long periods of time.
  • Lifting, pulling, climbing, kneeling, and bending required for various tech setup.
  • Regularly required to communicate.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distance, peripheral, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

HOW TO APPLY: If interested in the position, please fill out the LFJCC Employment Application. NO PHONE CALLS


Position Title:  Director of Philanthropy 

PAY RATE/STATUS: $100,000-$115,000 per year DOE / Full-Time, Exempt

The Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center is currently seeking a dynamic Director of Philanthropy to join a team of professionals in a collaborative environment focused on results, growth and building community. Reporting to the CEO, the Director of Philanthropy is responsible for leading the organizational wide shift to a culture of philanthropy. A culture of philanthropy exists when organization-wide attitudes, actions, and systems reflect an understanding, respect, and responsibility’s role in the success of an organization. Philanthropy is the generous way that community members can advance the cause, and can be expressed in financial gifts, volunteering, community engagement, and in many creative forms of bigheartedness. In addition, the Director of Philanthropy will be responsible for creating strategy, organizing, and directing all of the LFJCC & SDCJC's fundraising and philanthropy functions. These functions include, but are not limited to, major gifts, annual giving, planned giving, special events and capital/comprehensive campaigns. This is a leadership position responsible for managing a $3.5 million annual portfolio of contributed income with a team of three professionals. The ideal candidate for this position will have experience leading and motivating team members, and will possess a strong ability to utilize interpersonal skills to develop and maintain positive relationships with a diverse philanthropic community.

QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor degree in Business Management or related field required, Master’s degree preferred.
  • Minimum 5-7 years’ experience leading fundraising/development efforts in a non-profit setting.
  • Successful track record in seeking, preparing, securing and monitoring grant proposals.
  • Knowledge of Jewish culture preferred.
  • Sense of urgency around accuracy and timeliness of financial information.
  • Knowledge of budget development and administration.
  • Ability to function productively in a fast-paced environment, work independently and accept direction.
  • Ability to manage multiple simultaneous projects, establishing priorities and meeting deadlines.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience managing a team.
  • Excellent communication and math skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated resourcefulness in setting priorities, proposing new ways of creating efficiencies, and guiding departments and employees.
  • Detail oriented with the ability to use sound judgment.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft suite, Google suite, and ability to learn software systems with minimal supervision. Past experience in Tessitura, Classy,  iWave, Salesforce a plus.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Typical office environment and equipment (computer, phone, printer, copy machine, etc.).

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Frequently is required to stand, walk, sit, and reach with hands and arms for long periods of time.
  • Occasionally required to lift, pull, climb, kneel, and bend.
  • Regularly required to communicate.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distance, peripheral, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
  • Ability to do light lifting (maximum 25 lbs. – e.g. box of copy paper) as needed is required.

HOW TO APPLY: If interested in the position, please fill out the LFJCC Employment Application. NO PHONE CALLS


The Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center, JACOBS FAMILY CAMPUS provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.