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

Senior Accountant


The Senior Accountant is responsible for the accounting of the daily activity and prepares interim and annual financial reports and tax returns for endowment funds, supporting foundations and trusts as well as assists in the daily operation and internal control of the accounting department.

jHUB - Family Program Manager


jHUB is seeking to fill a full-time position of Family Program Manager (part-time considered). This person will work closely with the jHUB team in planning and implementation of jHUB programs and will take primary responsibility for creating and implementing programs for families with children through age 7. The Family Program Manager will be a welcoming presence and connector for interfaith families; communicate opportunities for engagement with jHUB, other local Jewish organizations, and clergy; and provide new experiences that introduce interfaith families to Jewish life. The Family Program Manager will also strategize and run jHUB’s public space program that includes tabling at city fairs and festivals in order to meet new people and create greater awareness about jHUB and its offerings. This position is an opportunity to work creatively in an entrepreneurial setting and help define the work of jHUB while directly responding to the needs and interests of interfaith families in Greater Cleveland.

jHUB - Educator for Preteens and Families


jHUB is seeking to fill a new full-time position of Educator for Preteens and Families. The primary objective for this position will be to create new Jewish learning opportunities for families with preteens in the Greater Cleveland area. Additionally, this person will be responsible for working with and advising the jHUB staff team regarding the overall educational vision for jHUB programming, and collaborating, as appropriate, with other Jewish professionals and organizations to engage and educate preteens and their families. This position will be supervised by Rabbi Melinda Mersack, Director of jHUB.

Watch the video below, created by our 2019 summer interns, featuring a few Federation professionals sharing why they love being a part of Team Federation!

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


Diane Fistek

Meet Diane Fistek,
your connection for administrative positions