Jobs

We believe in the mission of our work. We believe that together, we are able to accomplish something life-changing, both for ourselves and for those around us. We work as a team. And, those who join our team, become part of one of the most respected and valued Jewish organizations in the country.

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland’s Human Resources Development (HRD) is part of the Mandel Leadership Excellence Center and strives to find the best and the brightest individuals and develop them to their highest potential. HRD fulfills this role for both lay leadership and professional staff.

Open Positions

Director of Accounting & Financial Reporting

Full-time

Under the supervision of the Federation’s Chief Financial Officer, The Director of Accounting and Financial Reporting oversees a team of financial professionals in the areas of Accounting, Financial Reporting, and Tax Reporting. This position will be responsible for maintaining the system of internal controls, tax compliance, ensuring timely and accurate interim and annual financial and tax reporting, and supervision of staff. This individual will serve on the management team of the Fiscal department and will be expected to work to create an atmosphere of mutual respect and support in the department.

Associate, Young Leadership Division

Full-time

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland is searching for a dynamic professional to join our Young Leadership Division (YLD) team. The YLD Associate is a full-time position and assumes responsibility for assisting to implement strategies that will create a vibrant and thriving community for young adults in Jewish Cleveland. Identified as a key priority of the Federation, the YLD Associate will work with the Young Leadership staff team and assume responsibility for deepened engagement of young adults in Jewish life, greater philanthropic investment through the annual Campaign for Jewish Needs and increased programming and activities. This position reports to the Director of Young Leadership Division.

Chief Development Officer

Full-time

JFC seeks an innovative, dynamic, and experienced senior professional with a healthy competitive and entrepreneurial spirit to lead our financial resource development team. Reporting directly to the President, the Chief Development Officer (CDO) will bring new approaches and strategies that complement our strong philanthropic foundation. The CDO will help JFC raise its competitive position overall with existing donors; design and drive initiatives that enable JFC to effectively and efficiently tap into new segments of the donor marketplace; and will optimize our campaign efforts year-round – including, but not limited to, a thoughtful donor appreciation/‘thank you’ strategy – in order to maximize our success during the solicitation time period. The CDO will work in partnership with the President and Board of Trustees and is an integral member of the organization’s senior executive leadership team.

Lead Data Analyst

Full-time

The Lead Data Analyst reports to the Chief Information Officer and works as an integral member of the Federation’s IT and data teams. The Lead Data Analyst will support the organization’s growing data analysis and data visualization efforts, expanding our existing Business Intelligence (BI) and data mining capabilities, and continuing to strengthen the organizational capacity to make data-driven decisions. The Data Analyst will manage and support projects and partnerships across the organization to identify and address existing and new data analysis and data modeling needs.

Security Guard

Full-time

JFC Security, LLC is looking for a dedicated and caring individual to be part of a growing, community-based security team. In this role, the Security Guard will work to provide a safe environment that is secure from outside threats for social service agencies, synagogues, schools and pre-schools within the Greater Cleveland Jewish Community. The Security Guard is expected to anticipate potential problems and respond to disturbances, prohibited conduct, and emergencies. These duties are performed either while assigned to a Mobile Patrol/Foot Patrol Unit or to a stationary post. This position reports to the Security Guard Supervisor for JFC Security, LLC.

Security Guard for Pre-Schools / Synagogues

Full-time

JFC Security, LLC is looking for a dedicated and caring individual to be part of a growing, community-based security team. In this role, the Security Guard will work to provide a safe environment that is secure from outside threats for all staff, students, congregants and visitors of the location to which he or she is assigned. The Security Guard is expected to anticipate potential problems and respond to disturbances, prohibited conduct, and emergencies. This position reports to the Security Guard Supervisor for JFC Security, LLC.

Security Technology Manager

Full-time

The Security Technology Manager is responsible for the oversight, project execution, and ongoing management of the physical security technology of the Jewish Federation of Cleveland. The Manager will provide project management, coordination of team members and third-party vendors, and oversight of requirement gathering, vendor selection, installation, maintenance, enhancement, optimization, and documentation of the security technology. The Manager will work directly with the Federation Security team to manage projects and issue resolution to completion. The position reports to Director, IT Operations. Preferred candidates are excellent communicators and problem-solvers, continuous learners, possess a strong work ethic, and have experience implementing and managing complex technology projects and systems.

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Benefits of Working Here

  • Affordable medical and dental insurance
  • Paid vacation, holiday, and sick days
  • 403(b) plan
  • Life insurance
  • Long term disability
  • Wellness programs
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

We offer an environmentally friendly workspace

Our building is Gold Standard LEED-Certified and we have staff initiatives to reduce our carbon footprint. From our water fixtures to our solar panels, our building was designed with the environment in mind. Our goal is to be zero-landfill, and so we recycle and compost all of our waste. If you like to bike to work, we offer special secure indoor bike parking - we even have front-row spots for our carpooling employees! Helping make the world a better place is part of our culture.

Our Human Resources Team

Sharon Socher

Meet Sharon Socher,
your connection for executive, professional, and internship positions

216-593-2919
 ssocher@jcfcleve.org

Diane Fistek

Meet Diane Fistek,
your connection for administrative positions