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Vice President, Mandel Center for Leadership Excellence

Sageview Consulting, Inc.

New York, New York 10120
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Sageview Consulting has been retained by the Jewish Federations of North America to identify candidates to lead the Mandel Center for Leadership Excellence.

The Jewish Federations of North America (“JFNA”) represents 148 Jewish Federations and over 300 Network communities, which raise more than $ 3 billion annually for social welfare, social services, and educational needs. The Federation movement, collectively among the top 10 charities on the continent, protects and enhances the well-being of Jews worldwide through the values of tikkun olam (repairing the world), tzedakah, (charity and social justice), chesed (caring and compassion), and Torah (Jewish learning).  The Mandel Center for Leadership Excellence (MCLE) at JFNA provides resources and expertise to develop and retain the highest quality professional and volunteer leadership for the Federation system. 

 The Vice President will be responsible for the oversight of the MCLE and will lead a team to deliver high-quality professional development opportunities for the Federation system and JFNA.  This is a significant role with impact on both internal professionals and external professionals and volunteers.  He/She will oversee programs to support new CEO’s during their onboarding, and continue to serve as a resource to Federations and JFNA in organizational development, coaching, and executive compensation. The Vice President will supervise the MCLE staff team to manage the department’s programs and services to Federations as well as JFNA’s internal professional development needs.  This position will work collaboratively with JFNA’s Human Resources Department and report directly to the Executive Vice President of JFNA.


The ideal candidate will possess the following:


  • Strong personal connection to and volunteer or professional experience with Jewish communal life and organizations
  • Strong interpersonal, leadership and organizational skills 
  • Skilled in designing, training and facilitating workshops for a variety of diverse skill groups and levels
  • Excellent communications skills – both written and verbal
  • Experience in assessing, building, and launching professional development content’ and working with large customer groups that are geographically dispersed
  • Experience in coaching and mentoring
  • Must be able to independently plan and organize meaningful programs for JFNA’s targeted audiences
  • Must work effectively with a team and demonstrate excellent supervision skills
  •  Must be flexible and comfortable with change:  the nature of the job changes dependent upon organizational needs
  • Master’s Degree in Human Resources Management, Organizational Development, Non-Profit Management, Social Work or a related field preferred and at least 15 years’ experience


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