Director, Human Resources


About the Jewish Community Federation & Endowment Fund 

As a center for Jewish philanthropy, the Jewish Community Federation and Endowment Fund (the Federation) mobilizes assets to support the most pressing issues of our time, building and sustaining a thriving Jewish community for generations to come. The Federation offers people a meaningful connection to Judaism and each other; and creates opportunities for the community to come together to better lives and societies locally, in Israel, and around the world.


For more than a century, the Federation has addressed the short- and longer-term needs of the Bay Area Jewish community, creating positive transformation, while supporting and strengthening Jewish life. Today, the Federation is evolving and adopting a community foundation model that offers multiple ways to engage in philanthropy – donor-advised funds (DAFs), collaborative philanthropy including giving circles, and innovative impact lending opportunities. Currently the Federation manages over $2 billion in philanthropic assets including 1,100 donor-advised funds. Last year, the Federation helped the community deploy over $200 million in support.



The Opportunity

This is a dynamic opportunity for an accomplished Human Resources leader to join a high-impact team dedicated to advancing the philanthropy of the Bay Area Jewish community. As the Federation pursues an exciting new strategic direction and transitions to a community foundation model, the Director, Human Resources (HR) has the space to address challenges with creativity and shape new policies and systems. They will play a critical role in aligning HR strategy, tactics, and the employee experience with organizational goals. 


Collaborating as a partner to the executive team, the Director, HR will provide insightful advice grounded in functional knowledge to inform HR policies, systems, and processes that work for the staff and align to the strategic plan. This role calls for a director to apply their expertise and a steady hand with change management to build relationships, inspire trust, and gain support and buy-in across the Federation.


Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate possesses senior HR generalist capabilities and is excited to contribute their leadership skills to advance a dynamic new direction. The position calls for an experienced and skilled HR practitioner who is comfortable flexing between strategy and tactics.


The role is based in San Francisco.



$150,00 - $180,000



Click here for more information or to apply. To Be Considered

Please submit your resume and cover letter expressing your interest in the position.


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  • Kevin Perez
    published this page in Job Board 2023-08-07 10:31:48 -0400