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executive director,
Jewish social services


LocationMadison, Wisconsin

Jewish Social Services of Madison is a nonprofit agency working to help metro Madison, Wisconsin residents in navigating some of life’s greatest challenges. JSS of Madison offers social work case management, chaplaincy, social and recreational programs, and refugee resettlement and support services.


We’re in a national search for an Executive Director who will have overall management and fiscal responsibility for JSS of Madison’s team, programs and operations (15 staff, $1.6 million budget).


This is a great opportunity for an experienced leader of social service program teams who can represent the organization publicly in the community and in the media, and can lead it in reaching its nonprofit fundraising goals. Someone whose experience has prepared them to be the voice of an organization championing Jewish values, while providing assistance as needed to people of all backgrounds.

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Experience sought:

  • Significant experience in leadership of social services programs.

  • Significant people management experience encompassing day-to-day team leadership, employee performance reviews, conflict resolution, recruiting, hiring and termination.

  • Nonprofit development experience including major donor relations, fundraising campaigns, and grant management.

  • External communications/public relations experience to represent JSS of Madison in the community and in the media.

  • Financial and administrative management experience, notably in budget management, as well as other areas including audit compliance, and human resources administration.

  • Familiarity with nonprofit governance for successful engagement with a nonprofit Board of Directors.

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