POSITION TITLE: Associate Regional Director
REPORTS TO: Senior Associate Regional Director
SUPERVISION EXERCISED: Assist in supervising program staff and interns, including contributing to their hiring, training and evaluation. May directly supervise one or more support staff.
GRADE/CLASS: Grade F, Exempt, PSA-eligible
ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION:
The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) is the leading anti-hate organization in the world. Founded in 1913 in response to an escalating climate of antisemitism and bigotry, its timeless mission is to stop the defamation of the Jewish people and secure justice and fair treatment to all. Today, ADL continues to fight antisemitism and all forms of hate using innovation and partnerships to drive impact. ADL’s ultimate goal is a world in which no individual or community suffers from bias, discrimination or hate.
ADL CEO Jonathan Greenblatt—an accomplished leader and entrepreneur in the corporate, public, and nonprofit sectors—was recruited to the organization in July 2015. He has injected new energy and brought a bold vision to the agency. Under Jonathan’s leadership, ADL is transforming itself, upgrading its capabilities and pioneering new horizons.
Assist the Regional Director in planning, developing and implementing advocacy initiatives, program activities and services in the community to advance ADL’s mission within the assigned region. Assist the Regional Director in the administration of the office including office management, budget preparation and staff supervision where appropriate. Serve as back-up to the Regional Director as needed.
- Respond to and resolve complaints of discrimination, antisemitic incidents and other civil rights issues. Conduct in-depth fact-finding research, initiating contacts and developing sources as appropriate. Coordinate with Civil Rights Area Counsel as appropriate. Ensure that required reports are maintained. Contribute to streamlining incident response processes, improving effectiveness and focusing on efforts to prevent as well as respond to incident.
- Develop and implement community outreach including building relationships with community groups based on common issues (immigration, communal safety, Israel, voting rights, interfaith, antiracism); working with communities on programs and issues of common interest; community allyship; abililty to staff Board community outreach committee with similar goals.
- Implement and identify timely, resonant and creative ADL programs and projects, tailoring them to local community needs and issues, including webinars and in-person community education programs such as The Good Fight Forum on Combatting Antisemitism, Holocaust Remembrance Day and Community Seder.
- Take an active role in implementing ADL New England’s Strategic Plan with respect to programming, advocacy, engagement, outreach and preventing and responding to incidents in the region. Help extend ADL reach outside of the greater Boston area.
- Represent ADL and give speeches in a variety of forums to promote public awareness of ADL’s mission. Respond to inquiries from the press and from members of the public, demonstrating authoritative knowledge of ADL’s policies and positions and relevant local, national and world events. Read, monitor and respond to media reports and opinion articles.
- Oversee assigned regional program staff and interns and the programs for which they are responsible. Assist in the recruitment and supervision of office administrative support staff. Select and supervise interns. May assist in budget preparation and general office management.
- Participate in regional development and young leadership events, support legislative agenda, support extending regional work to the Northeast Division and as asked, represent the region at ADL national committees, programs or initiatives.
- Strong event planning, project management, administrative, organizational and interpersonal skills.
- Proven ability to work with and collaborate with a wide variety of people.
- Proven diplomatic and conflict resolution skills.
- Strong public speaking and writing skills.
- Ability to multi-task.
- Basic computer skills with Microsoft Office (i.e. Word, Outlook, Excel).
- Three to five years of progressively responsible human relations, community outreach, program planning or community service experience including program and operational management experience.
- Bachelor’s degree plus additional related college courses or professional training or equivalent experience.
- Flexibility to work evenings and weekends when necessary to represent ADL and to attend community events. Some travel within the region is required. Occasional overnight travel is required.
- ADL COVID-19 Protocol (updated periodically): ADL is adhering to CDC, State, local, and Federal orders regarding COVID-19. ADL will require that all employees are vaccinated with exceptions for medical and religious accommodations. ADL may require proof of vaccination. This role will start as a remote position but may transition to a hybrid environment when offices reopen.
- This position is a Grade F2, which has an average salary range of $68,700 – $86,100. This salary range is reflective of a position in Boston, Massachusetts. Please note that salaries are commensurate with experience, and since ADL has a location-based compensation structure, there may be a different range for candidates in other locations.
ADL values a diverse workplace and strongly encourages women, people of color, LGBTQ+ individuals, people with disabilities, members of ethnic minorities, foreign-born residents, and veterans to apply. ADL is an equal opportunity employer. Recruitment, hiring, promotions and other terms, conditions and privileges of employment shall be maintained in a manner which does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, marital status, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or military status, or in violation of any applicable Federal, state or local laws.
ADL will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation to support the interview process, please contact Talent & Knowledge at email@example.com.
ADL will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Fair Credit Reporting Act, and all other applicable State, Local, and Federal laws.