Job Title Executive Director, Kehilla Montreal Residential Programs (KMRP)
Job Summary Reporting directly to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director guides, develops and oversees the achievement of the organization’s vision, mission, strategic direction and policies. More specifically, the Executive Director develops and secures financial resources, develops and maintains strong partnerships with key stakeholders, and contributes to the branding and positioning of the organization on multiple public forums.
  • Acts as a professional advisor to the Board of Directors and shows leadership in strategic and action planning
  • Investigates, researches and studies the affordable housing in an attempt to propose solutions that cater to the needs of the Montreal Jewish community
  • Represents KMRP on various local and national platforms, including government and community organizations, for the purpose of enhancing its profile
  • Explores, develops and secures ongoing financial resources for the purpose of increasing funds for the organization and ensuring its stability and sustainability
  • Fosters effective teamwork among all stakeholders including the Board, volunteers and other constituencies
  • Determines appropriate staffing resources and structure
  • Maintains communication with the Project Manager and delegates, where and when appropriate, execution of daily operations to ad hoc professionals (accounting, tenant relations, property management and maintenance)
  • Effectively communicates with the Board regarding all relevant aspects of the organization’s operations, including with regular updates on execution of efficient and effective management of the building and key project development
Education, Knowledge and Skills
  • University degree in relevant field
  • A minimum of ten years leadership experience in non-profit management and development
  • Demonstrated track record of effective, entrepreneurial leadership in a non-profit setting
  • A self-starter with a strong drive to succeed
  • Proven ability to mobilize available resources to achieve results
  • Superior communication, leadership and interpersonal skills: ability to work collaboratively with Board, staff and volunteers; ability to foster partnerships amongst various cultural communities and other institutions
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in both languages
  • Track record in Financial resource development, including the ability to access grants and government funding
  • Superior planning and team work skills
  • Rational and transparent decision-making
  • Commitment to social justice issues
  • Knowledge and understanding of the Montreal Jewish community
Application Procedure Interested candidates may submit their resume to the Federation CJA Human Resources department, by email, to by January 14, 2019.