92nd Street Y

Associate Director , Bronfman Center

1 month ago(12/12/2017 11:49 AM)
Bronfman Center [21]

Position Summary

The Associate Director will be responsible for the direction, implementation and growth of the 92Y Bronfman Center’s programming portfolio to ensure 92Y’s continuing and expanding engagement with the Jewish community both locally and globally.


The Associate Director will be a key resource in leading broadening the depth and reach of 92Y’s Jewish programming by identifying and leveraging new partnerships and collaborations (internal and external), conceptualization and execution of events, Jewish educational programs and innovative special initiatives, all with the focus to strengthen and extend the intellectual exploration, dialogue and thought leadership centered around Jewish community.

Essential Functions

  • Be the thought leader in bringing new ideas, crafting and delivering new programs, and facilitating new relationships with guest speakers, moderators and organizations.
  • Conceptualize, moderate and or lead various evening events, daytime classes, online activities, and study groups, both private and public.
  • Participate in the planning and be physically present at and support clergy during the High Holiday services and other holiday festivals during the year.
  • Accountable for providing oversight, leadership and direction for the day to day operations of the Bronfman Center’s programming including supervision of the Program Manager, Program Coordinator and part-time educational teachers.
  • Provide the curricular vision and act as a Jewish resource for the Program Manager who will manage the Jewish Afterschool classes. Collaborate in teacher orientation sessions, ongoing professional development and check-ins.
  • Accountable for the oversight of all Bronfman Center’s programming budgets.
  • Partner with Digital Content team on social media events and programs including the High Holiday Social Media Initiatives.
  • Perform other related duties as requested or assigned.

Education, Skills and Experience

  • Demonstrated success in leadership, planning and execution of events and thought leadership
  • Exceptional vision and strong understanding of the Jewish world including Jewish education for both children and adults.
  • Rabbinic/cantorial ordination or advanced degree in Jewish Studies or Jewish Education preferred
  • Ability to articulate an inspire vision of education for the 21st century Jewish sensibility.
  • Strong team and project management skills with attention to detail and commitment from conception through delivery and evaluation.
  • Effective communicator with excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to present information in verbal and written formats.
  • Successful track record and experience in Jewish community service including teaching.
  • Be creative, innovative and maintain an entrepreneurial spirit for all programs.
  • Artistic modality (music, theater, art) a plus.
  • Be active and fluent in current social media tools and platforms.


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