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

Administrative Specialist, Campaign


The Administrative Specialist, Campaign is a critical member of the campaign team, providing administrative support for the annual Campaign for Jewish Needs and a variety of related programming events, as well as support for the Young Leadership Division (YLD). This position supports all campaign activities including event support, event and fundraising reporting, donor inquiries, attendance tracking. This position also supports the tracking of new donors and donor giving levels.

Administrator, Donor-Advised Funds (DAF)


The Administrator, Donor Advised Funds (DAF) serves as the development department’s point of contact for DAF donor relations and liaises with the finance department on matters relating to DAF grants. The Administrator DAF provides high level support for donor advised funds and support to members of the Development Team, as needed.

This position reports to the Senior Manager, Donor Advised Funds.

Director, Talent Management


For this people-centric role, the Jewish Federation of Cleveland seeks a driven and passionate professional with a demonstrated ability to develop all levels of professional staff and impact corporate culture. To this end, the professional in this role will be one who is proactive in identifying and implementing appropriate trainings, coaching opportunities, and innovative professional development approaches to support our high results, high performing environment.

The position reports to the Senior Vice President, Mandel Leadership Excellence Center/Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO).

Security Officer


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 Officer 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 Officer 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 Officer Supervisor for JFC Security, LLC.

Young Leadership Division Director


The Young Leadership Division Director is responsible for identifying and implementing strategies that will create and sustain a vibrant and thriving community for young adults in Jewish Cleveland. The Young Leadership Division Director will supervise the Young Leadership Division staff team and assume responsibility for deepening engagement of young adults in Jewish life through social, volunteer, leadership development, and philanthropic opportunities.

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

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