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The Sidney Albert Albany Jewish Community Center (SAAJCC) seeks an Executive Director with the professional experience, enthusiasm and visionary leadership to help enhance this 90 year Albany institution. The successful candidate must have the vision to lead the JCC into the future building a new foundation for continued growth and expansion.
We are seeking an innovative community-builder with a passion for Jewish life along with the spirit to grow with the greater community we serve. A successful candidate will be a visionary leader with strong fund-raising abilities, who can develop volunteer leadership and help professional staff grow and meet the SAAJCC’s and our community’s changing needs.
The Sidney Albert Albany Jewish Community Center is seeks a Facilities Director. This individual, under the supervision of the Executive Director, is responsible for facility maintenance and upkeep, mechanical operation, and overall aesthetic appearance of the JCC’s ~65,000 sq. ft. building, the 21 acre Campus, and Camp Olam in Cropseyville, NY, including all facilities therein, two pools, a kiddie pool, and a fitness center.
Sidney Albert Albany Jewish Community Center is seeking to hire a Director of Finance to join our leadership team and serve as an integral part of agency-wide strategic planning. This position is responsible for the direction and oversight of all financial activities and contributes to the overall success of the organization by effectively managing all financial tasks.
Associate Director for PreSchool
The Associate Director is a full-time position that demonstrates leadership abilities by creating and maintaining a positive learning environment for staff and all families enrolled in the preschool. The Associate Director assists the Director in operating the center in accordance with JCC policies, procedures and state licensing standards to provide an educational, nurturing, and safe environment for children, staff and parents. This individual, along with the other Associate Director, is responsible for all school operations and assumes all Director responsibilities and duties in the absence of the Director. Meets expectations for delivering exceptional customer service to families enrolled at the school.
Seasonal Afterschool/Vacation Camp Staff Wanted!
Albany JCC seeking qualified childcare candidates, ages 18+, to assist one of our 4 afterschool sites in Albany for children ages 4-11 years old from May to late June. Hours are 2-5:30pm for offsite locations and 2-6pm for onsite program. Trainings and clearances required before start date. Program needs assistance from May until late June. Two half days in June are June 25 and June 26 from 11am-6pm. Vacation Camp work dates are May 21, May 23-24 and May 28; and in June are June 27-28. Vacation Camp hours are 8am-6pm at JCC onsite location.
Summer Weekend Seasonal Waterfront Lifeguards Wanted!
Albany JCC seeking qualified Waterfront Lifeguards, ages 16+, to assist our JCC Member Weekends from July 6 to August 11, Saturday and Sunday from 12pm-5pm at our Camp Olam near Grafton.
The Albany JCC is looking for Teaching Assistants (12 Month Classification) in our award-winning Early Childhood Center. Related experience preferred.
Please send cover letter and resume to Martina Hull, Human Resources Director at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Maintains constant surveillance of our members; acts immediately and appropriately to secure safety of our members and guest members in the event of an emergency. Provides emergency care and treatment as required until the arrival of emergency medical services. Please send cover letter and resume to Martina Hull, Human Resources Director at email@example.com.
Head Teachers - Early Childhood Education (Full time- 12 Month Classification)
We are looking for a responsible and vivacious Head Teacher to join the team. The Early Education Head Teacher is responsible for the academic, social-emotional growth and development of all children in their care, which may include toddlers and/or preschool age children; develops partnerships with birth parents/child’s caregivers to engage and encourage parent participation in program. He/She is also responsible for assuring compliance with codes of all State and local governing contracting agencies; and works collegially with other staff members.
This particular role is a 12 month position.
Looking for an enthusiastic person with excellent people skill, that can teach exercise classes in the deep and shallow water. Proper aquatic certification is required, and CPR/AED-First Aid certification needed.
Within all classes instructors are responsible for the safety of participants, including ensuring that all teaching and practice areas are free of hazards and that materials and equipment are safe. Instructors are expected to complete needed paperwork and communicate regularly with participants, as appropriate, to ensure they are aware of progress and to provide exercise modifications allowing for a variety of fitness levels and abilities to participate. Aquatic Fitness Instructors are expected to respectfully manage disagreements and model positive rapport with participants (including in online communities), arrive on time for all assigned shifts or secure appropriate coverage, remain calm manner in stressful and/or emergency situations, maintain regular and frequent communication with supervisory team, maintain an encouraging personality under all situations, the ability to interact with diverse groups through a variety of situations, use independent judgment and have a strong sense of integrity. Personally and professionally, Aquatic Fitness Instructors are expected to attend and participate in all trainings and meetings within employee group and department wide, be receptive to professional and personal development, give and receive feedback, balance time commitments, recognize limitations and work to improve and function as a contributing member of the Albany JCC team.
Please send a cover letter and resume to Martina Hull, Human Resources Director at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Facilities Maintenance/Custodial Worker (Monday-Friday 6pm-12am)
Under the direction of the Facilities Director and Housekeeping Supervisor, this position is responsible for routine and extensive range of work in general maintenance and housekeeping of our facility, equipment, grounds and related areas.
This shift is Monday through Friday from 6pm-12am.
Senior Adult Director
This individual, under the supervision of the Executive Director, is responsible for Senior Adult programming at the Sidney Albert Albany Jewish Community Center. The position will oversee day-to-day operations of the Senior Center and will provide supervision for Senior Center staff and volunteers.
Under the direct supervision of the Director of Finance, the Accounting Specialist at the Sidney Albert Albany Jewish Community Center is part of the finance department. This individual ensures the department creates accurate and timely financial records for the organization.
Hebrew Teacher (Part Time-Early Childhood Program)
We are looking for a responsible and vivacious Hebrew Teacher to join the team for our 2019-2020 school year. The Hebrew Teacher actively participates in planning and implementing the curriculum, working with parents, and assessing the needs of individual children under the guidance of the Early Childhood administration.
This is a part time (10 month classification) position that will work Monday through Friday from 8am-2pm. Paid vacation weeks in December, February and April annually that coincide with the public school vacations.
Early Childhood Music Teacher (Part Time)
We are looking for a responsible and vivacious Early Childhood Music Teacher to join the team. The successful applicant will be charismatic, playful, creative, and energetic, with excellent musical skills, and understanding of child development. The Albany JCC seeks an individual with a proven record of teaching early childhood music classes who is passionate and committed to growing the early childhood program through solid pedagogy. Organizational, communication and interpersonal skills are essential in order to represent the school to our students’ families.
This is a year round part time position. There is potential for this to be a full time role with added responsibilities in the classroom for the right candidate.
How to Apply
Resumes or Applications can also be mailed/dropped off to:
Sidney Albert Jewish Community Center
340 Whitehall Road
Albany, NY 12208
Attn: Martina Hull, HR Director
Fax: (518) 459-0929
Please Make Sure to Notate the Specific Position in Which You Are Applying
We are an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider all qualified candidates regardless of minority, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or any other status protected by law.