Title: Director of Operations
Reports to: Executive Director
Status: Full-Time, Salaried
Location: San Francisco, California
The Jewish Film Institute (JFI)is the premier curatorial voice for Jewish film and media and a leading arts and culture organization in the Bay Area. As the presenter of the world-renowned San Francisco Jewish Film Festival – the world's first and largest Jewish film festival – JFI catalyzes and inspires communities in San Francisco and around the world to expand their understanding of Jewish life and culture through film, media, and dialogue. In addition to its signature summer Festival, the Jewish Film Institute presents year-round live events in the San Francisco Bay Area and a host of online content initiatives, including: JFI On Demand, a curated streaming service of films from the organization's 38-year archive and free Monthly Online Shorts that have garnered over 2 million views worldwide to date. In addition to its exhibition services, JFI also supports filmmakers working with Jewish themes through its yearlong Filmmaker Residency program, Jerusalem Film Workshop and Festival Awards.
The Director of Operations oversees the full scope of JFI’s program and event production needs as well as general organizational operations. This position reports to the Executive Director, is a strategic thought partner, and is a key member of the management team. The successful candidate will be a hands-on manager and will lead and develop an internal team to support the following areas: program operations, human resources, contract administration, and IT. The Director of Operations is responsible for planning and managing the production of the San Francisco Jewish Film Festival in all locations. The Director of Operations will play a critical role in supporting JFI as it continues to enhance its quality programming and build capacity as a film Institute. This is a tremendous opportunity for an operations leader to maximize and strengthen the internal capacity of a well-respected, media arts organization within the Bay Area’s thriving arts community.
Program Operations and Festival Production
Review and manage compensation and benefits for the organization that iscompetitive and helps to hire and retain qualified employees.
Technology and Operations
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SFJFF is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants for paid and volunteer positions, and employees seeking advancement, are considered on the basis of their qualifications, and without regard to race, color, national origin or ancestry, religion, age, sex, perceived gender, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, HIV status or medical condition, mental or physical disability, or any other characteristic made unlawful by federal, state or local laws.
Job Type: Full-time