Shalom Orlando is the newly merged Roth Family JCC and Jewish Federation of Greater Orlando. The Chief Program Officer is the lead professional for all the programmatic offerings of Shalom Orlando except for the Richard S. Adler Early Childhood Center (ECLC). Located in Maitland, FL, Shalom Orlando is the center of Jewish life in Central Florida. This position requires the candidate to think, dream, and supervise staff as well as understand budgeting as we look to create the community organization for the next 50 years.
Salary Range – $90,000 – $105,000
Summary: Reporting to the CEO, the Chief Program Officer (CPO) serves as head of program operations with a direct responsibility for overseeing of Shalom Orlando programs. This is a hands-on position with supervision of the program department directors and includes the creation and monitoring of each department’s fiscal operations, financial resource development, and lay/volunteer leadership roles. The CPO will have the opportunity to dream and create. Working directly with The CEO and other C Suite employees as well as Department Directors and volunteer leadership, the CPO will develop annual plans, benchmarks, and evaluations of programs towards the overall Shalom Orlando goals. This position does include operational oversight. The ideal candidate will be dynamic, high-energy, organized, have high interpersonal skills, experience managing multiple functions and departments, and a high level of creativity.
• Have a vision for the programmatic needs of Shalom Orlando and the Orlando Jewish community to create a Jewish organization meeting the needs of the community for the next 50 years.
• Develop and inspire a staff of direct reports as assigned, ensuring that they receive appropriate training.
• Setting programmatic and budgetary goals for each department under their supervision.
• Fiscal management which includes but is not limited to crafting balanced or revenue positive budgets, meet all budgeting ensure revenue generated by departments meets or exceeds budget, and other deadlines, and monitoring department budgets and reviewing the P/L statements of the departments that they supervise.
• Ensure the assigned personnel under their supervision are able to accomplish the goals assigned to them and perform both mid-year and annual evaluations of all direct reports.
• Weekly supervisory meetings with assigned personnel to ensure the goals are being met and to proactively address issues and challenges the assigned personnel may not see or foresee.
• Donor relations – being an active leader in the solicitation and stewardship process. Maintain existing relationships and identify new donors.
• Recruitment of staff as assigned.
• Provide excellent customer service
• Work proactively and collaboratively with all Shalom Orlando staff and departments
• Relationship building with local organizations
• Supports all Shalom Orlando special events
• Other duties and special projects as assigned Supervisory Responsibilities:
• The Chief Program Officer will supervise Program Department Directors as assigned.
• Supervision includes and is not limited to professional growth, personal growth, program design, program implementation, budget creation, monthly financial accountability, annual financial accountability.
• Creativity and vision
• Extensive experience and a track record of success in a related field
• Proven ability to effectively collaborate with internal team, cross-functional team, and external parties in a rapidly growing environment
• Budgetary skills and experience • Ability to build teams and develop people
• Strong fundraising experience; annual campaign, capital campaign, sponsorships and stewardship
• Demonstrable knowledge of Jewish history, tradition, culture and understanding of the relationship among North American, Israeli and Diaspora Jews. Required Attributes and Competencies
• Good judgment in decision making; display initiative, enthusiasm and strong people skills.
• Flexible, willing to take appropriate risks, and able to adapt to the changing needs of the agency and community.
• Good organizational skills and follow through
• Resolve conflict and differences in a positive manner
• Knowledge of budgeting and revenue generation
• Strong supervision skills
• Drive results with the ability to prioritize and delegate
• Demonstrated understanding of the complexity of the volunteer/professional relationship and success managing those relationships
• Strong interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to work as a team member
• Outstanding verbal and written communication skills and the ability to present at public platforms