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Chief Operating Officer

Company: Jewish Community Center Works
Location: Berkeley
Posted on: June 10, 2024

Job Description:

Chief Operating Officer
Jewish Community Center of the East Bay
1414 Walnut St
The COO will report to the Chief Executive Officer and is a member of the executive leadership team. This person will be a primary partner to the CEO, and will have responsibility for the financial and operational health and stability of the JCC East Bay.Responsibilities:Finance

  • With the Finance Director, prepare annual budget, period budget updates and forecasts, including P&L and cash flow projections, and monthly actual vs. budget variance reports for use by the Finance committee, Board, department managers, and senior management.
  • Evaluate financial impact of capital investments (major purchases and repairs concerning facility and vehicles) and offer recommendations.
  • Develop relationships with financial/banking partners. Primary signer on checks.Insurance
    • Responsible for all aspects of Property, Liability, and Workers Comp Insurance.Human Resources
      • In partnership with the Chief of Staff, design employee benefits plans, administration, and communications, including health insurance and pension plans.
      • Partner with Chief Program Officer (CPO) and Chief of Staff (COS) to periodically communicate and renegotiate a Collective Bargaining Agreement in Berkeley.
      • Review new hire plans and requisitions and make recommendations regarding their financial impact.
      • Responsible for implementation and operation of the payroll and benefits system.
      • Review and approve bi-weekly payroll.Board of Directors and Committee Work
        • Prepare monthly budget updates and reports for the Board of Directors and Finance Committee.
        • Serve as primary staff contact for the Finance and Audit Committees, including meeting planning and execution. Help recruit committee members.
        • Establish a strong partnership with the Board Treasurer, and serve as point of contact.
        • Supervise Finance Director and provide direction, input, and productive feedback.
        • Supervise Director of Facilities to ensure all facilities, security, and maintenance activities are implemented and followed.
        • Liaise with other managers to ensure effective and efficient program delivery.General
          • Serve as a primary thought partner in support of the CEO in decision making.
          • Assist with future planning for Oakland campus expansion.
          • Provide excellent leadership and serve as a model to others.
          • Represent the JCC at community events, meetings, etc.
          • Provide general oversight for smooth internal operations.
          • Review and negotiate contracts with vendors and other outside contractors.
          • Work actively with program staff and other stakeholders to ensure strategic alignment and financial acumen.
          • Willing to be hands on and fill-in for other finance staff in their absence.
          • Develop and implement long-term goals and objectives to ensure financial strength.
          • Research and evaluate all systems, processes, and procedures, and recommend changes when appropriate or needed.
          • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, Board members, program participants, and donors.
          • Ability to perform at a high level in a fast-paced team environment, and manage multiple projects to meet timelines and deadlines.
          • Proactive behaviors with leadership and consensus building skills.
          • Goal-orientated and close attention to detail.
          • High level customer service skills.
          • Other duties as determined by the CEO.SALARY RANGE: $140,000-160,000
            Systemic inequities in hiring have caused women, people of color, LGBTQ+ folks, and others to apply to jobs only if they meet all of the qualifications. The JCC East Bay encourages you to apply anyway, as no one ever meets 100% of the qualifications. Competitive salary commensurate with experience. Salary information will be shared one-on-one with candidates. Excellent benefits including medical, dental, vision, vacation, sick pay, and holidays (including Jewish).The JCC East Bay is an Equal Opportunity Employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit. JCC East Bay policy prohibits unlawful discrimination in accordance with federal, state, and local laws. The JCC East Bay complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act and is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require particular accommodations during the application and interview process, please inform us of your needs so that we can provide accordingly.Minimum Qualifications:REQUIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
            • Minimum of 7 years of senior-level financial and/or operational oversight and planning with supervisory responsibilities.
            • Building, construction and/or property management experience.
            • Experience working in a nonprofit and/or educational institution.
            • Exceptional written and verbal communications.
            • Ability to use a personal computer including applications such as Word, Excel, Google Calendar, Google search, QuickBooks.
            • Commitment to the mission of the JCC East Bay.
            • Bachelor's Degree.
            • Excellent interpersonal skills; able to motivate small but mighty teams.
            • Thrives in a fast-paced environment with multiple priorities and projects.
            • Proven experience in customer service and community relations.
            • Available for evening and/or weekend programs and meetings as needed.
            • Ability to lift up to 40 lbs.$140,000-160,000Agency Information:The JCC East Bay is a welcoming home for people of all ages and life stages. Inspired by Jewish values, culture, and tradition, we build interpersonal relationships, foster learning and curiosity, and offer accessible pathways to Jewish life. The JCC's core programs include early childhood education and preschool; camp and afterschool programs; teen engagement; older adult activities; intergenerational Jewish holiday celebrations; and ongoing opportunities to connect with Jewish life and our richly diverse community. The JCC East Bay operates from three locations: our full-service building in Berkeley, an afterschool program at Joaquin Miller Elementary in Oakland, and administrative offices on our soon to be flagship campus in Oakland.

Keywords: Jewish Community Center Works, Berkeley , Chief Operating Officer, Executive , Berkeley, California

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