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Chief Operating Officer

Department: Administration
Reports to: Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Overall Summary:    

An innovative and highly accomplished leader to join the Weinstein JCC staff team to ensure a strong and vibrant Jewish life and community for generations to come. The COO will play a key role in the success of transforming the Weinstein JCC programs, services and operational functions. This individual will be a member of the senior leadership team and engage regularly with the Board of Directors, community professionals, lay leaders, the Weinstein JCC team and national organizations. The COO will have responsibility for ensuring the Weinstein JCC is maximizing its approaches to earned revenue, business development, facility stewardship, and service delivery in a manner that will enhance our brand, help with financial viability and sustainability and mission fulfillment for the Weinstein JCC as a whole and in partnership with other senior team members for the Center. This position is an exempt, full time, salaried position.

Ideal Candidate Profile

Keeping with the WJCC mission, goals and objectives set forth by the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer of the Jewish Community Center we are seeking a highly accomplished individual to join the Weinstein JCC staff team to oversee and direct our agency operational functions, facility, and programs.

The ideal candidate for this position will be a seasoned professional with a bachelor’s degree and experience in upper level management/leadership. Candidate should demonstrate achievements in program development and oversight, management of complex business environments, facility management, board and community relations and budgeting. Creativity and flexibility with excellent interpersonal, communication, political and leadership skills are a must.

Most importantly, this candidate should be able to foster the creation of a sustainable financial and operational model that aligns with our agency mission and vision.

Experience in facility management, fitness, recreation and programing is required. An incumbent new to this position will possess a minimum of 5 years’ experience in senior management in an organization of $6 million budget, staff and program size and complexity. Past experience within a multi service business/organization with a community focus is desirable. Preferred candidate will have extensive knowledge in or have the demonstrated ability to build close relationships and ensure a strong and vibrant Jewish community.

Essential Job Functions

  • Vision, Mission, and Strategies
    • Work with President & CEO and leadership team to develop a shared vision for the future of the organization, build a sustainable business model around the current mission, and develop appropriate policies, programs, goals and long-range strategies to advance the revenues and funding sources within the departments of the Weinstein JCC. 
    • Work with the President & CEO to Create Strategy / Business Plan for areas of operation within the Weinstein JCC with a priority on biggest bottom line revenue opportunities and brand creation/reinforcement.
    • Establish a strong internal culture of service and relationship building that will enhance our brand and lead to better retention
  • Administration and Operation
    • Work closely with the Chief Executive Officer in the development of short and long range programmatic, and operational goals for the JCC in keeping with the mission of the agency.
    • Oversee facility operations and related systems for the agency.
    • Oversee building maintenance and operational effectiveness and maintain a safe, clean and welcoming facility
    • Develop and implement efficient and effective operating policies and procedures.
    • Oversee and develop key programs for the agency in the area of youth and family, camp, cultural arts and fitness
    • Supervision, training and evaluation of program staff
    • Partner with and support the senior management team
  • Programming and Community
    • Coach, advise and develop program team toward high performance and success rate while fostering teamwork, collaboration and respect
    • Ensure the organization is working across the matrix of programs in delivering our vision and mission
    • Oversee budget and through department heads departmental budgets as well as resource allocation management.
    • Ensure all program teams are building community amongst themselves and with their program participants
    • Lead annual program review and new program slate to include a comprehensive program calendar, pricing, target audience and how this translates to building value for our membership
    • Represent Weinstein JCC in the community to build awareness of the Center’s offerings and expand its customer membership and program usage. 
    • Act as a spokesperson for the Weinstein JCC and serve as a key liaison for the Weinstein JCC in the community and with other organizations
    • Collaborate broadly across the community to determine partnerships and collaborations
  • Oversight and leadership
    • Along with the rest of the executive staff team assist in leadership of the Association staff and initiatives to maximize our impact on the community and to create the most effective operations.  
    • Provide guidance in the budgeting and planning process.
    • Provide the Board with timely information on issues and trends and on the accomplishment of goals and objectives for the agency 
    • Provide guidance to various board committees and task forces.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Staff and financial management experience of a complex multi-disciplinary or broad focused operation.
  • Knowledge of and ability to provide leadership and expertise in the areas service delivery, program/services creation, sales, business development, staff management, customer centric operations, collaborative initiatives and fiscal management.
  • Passion for and experience in the area of customer service, customer/member and staff relations and driving this into a consistent and exemplary culture of service.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with people at all levels and in all settings relevant to the organization mission.
  • Ability to relate to a highly diverse environment including the CEO, Board of Directors, staff, neighborhood and community leaders, and volunteers. Interact with stakeholders with grace and respect.
  • Ability to move the multiple operating departments to a more collaborative and cohesive unit through effective communication.
  • Encourage and promote accountability at all levels.
  • Excellent communication skills and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work with diverse belief systems, values and cultures.
  • Good judgment, discretion and confidentiality.

Weinstein JCC 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.

To view the full job listing, please click here. 

TO APPLY: Please submit a cover letter and resume to Please, no phone calls. Applications will be considered until August 21, 2020.

Swim Instructors/Swim Coaches

The Weinstein JCC is currently looking for swim coaches and swim instructors to start as soon possible. The Dolphin Club swim team is a growing swim team that focuses on having fun while learning the basics of competitive swimming.

The ideal candidate will have experience working with young children, have experience teaching swim lessons and/or coaching competitive swimming, and have a positive fun loving attitude. We offer competitive wages and a fun team experience! Contact Aquatics Director Myles Phelps and/or Head Swim Coach Craig Clift about setting up an interview and learning about the opportunities the JCC has to offer you. We look forward to hearing from you!


The Weinstein JCC Aquatics Department is looking to fill Lifeguard positions starting in June. The ideal candidate will have a current Red Cross Lifeguard Certification and have open availability during the week and on weekends. We are looking for individuals who are professional and have the drive to help others have a safe, fun and water-filled summer!

The Weinstein JCC is a great place to work! We are an indoor and outdoor facility, so lifegaurds will have the opportunity to continue with us throughout the year. In addition, if you have experience working with children, you may have the opportunity to become a swim instructor.

Please contact Assistant Aquatics Director Myles Phelps at or 545-8640 for more information and to apply. 

Preschool Teacher, Assistant Teacher, Floater, Substitute

Do you feel inspired by young children? Do you believe they are capable and competent learners? Do you prioritize the social and emotional growth of the children you work with? Yes? Please continue reading!

We are looking for fantastic, experienced educators to join our team in an energetic, warm, and engaging environment. Educators will be working with children ages 2-5 years. The roles we are interviewing include Lead Teachers (full-time), Assistant Teachers (part- and full-time), and Substitutes (part-time).

The Weinstein JCC Preschool is inspired by the Reggio Emilia Approach, Judaics, and Nature Education. We promote inclusive settings for children with differing abilities. Our program is fully accredited by NAEYC and licensed by the state of Virginia. Our playgrounds are nationally certified by Nature Explore as outdoor, nature-based classrooms that enhance children's connection with the natural world.

We offer competitive benefits, some of which depend on your role and how long you have worked with us.

Your strengths should include but not be limited to:

  • Experienced with guiding a group of up to 9 preschool children and collaborating openly and effectively with colleagues through exploration, observation, and research with children.
  • Able to meet children at their developmental level and provide meaningful experiences relevant to each child.
  • Understand that listening and interacting authentically is a basis for positive relationships.
  • Positive and energetic attitude for learning new things, opportunities that arise throughout the day, sharing skills and knowledge with colleagues, and a genuine desire to grow in your practice.
  • Naturally focused on the process of young children interacting with materials, building life skills, and learning to manage interpersonal relationships.
  • College degree in Early Childhood Education or related field. Experience in early childhood education preferred.

To learn more about our school and philosophy, visit our preschool page

Email cover letter and resume to Please include in your cover letter your desired role. No phone calls please.

Kids' Place Counselors, Van Drivers

Kids’ Place at the Weinstein JCC is hiring for the upcoming 2017-2018 school year. Applicants must be 18 years or older and have some experience working with children. We are hiring van drivers and counselors. Van drivers must have a clean driving record and must be 21 years or older.

Kids' Place provides a safe and caring environment filled with fun and exciting daily activities such as: cooking , gardening, swimming, arts and crafts, pottery, gym activities, enrichment activities, home work, etc. Applicants should be ready to work in a fast paced after-school setting with children grades K-8.

For an application or for more information, please contact Kids' Place Director LaVenus Harried at 545-8639 or

For more information about the Weinstein JCC, please call our Front Desk at (804) 285-6500.