Jewish Job: Minneapolis Federation Hiring Community Impact Associate

Job Title:

Community Impact & Evaluation Associate

Organization Name:

Minneapolis Jewish Federation

Job Type:


Salary Range:



Open Until Filled

Job Summary/Description:

Work in collaboration with the Director of Community Impact (CI) and other CI team members to research, plan, convene stakeholders and develop goals/metrics in Community Impact investment areas to address community needs and opportunities. Staff Impact Planning Committees and help to implement a new impact grants process for allocations

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

Strategic Planning and Allocations

  • Staff Impact Planning Committees to support local, national, and overseas priorities
  • Staff Israel & Overseas Committee
  • Staff Jewish Education Committee
  • Help to implement a new impact grants process for allocations, based on four impact investment areas
  • Steward relations with and serve as a liaison to Jewish agencies and synagogues around planning and allocations processes and collaborative initiatives

Metrics and Analysis

  • Develop a thorough knowledge of partner organizations, programs, and overseas partners
  • Lead research efforts and analysis, including identifying trends, best practices, and new initiatives
  • Develop and implement/monitor goals and metrics in Community Impact investment areas to address community needs and opportunities
  • Assist impact grant allocation applicants with grant writing help, evaluation guidance/tools as needed for success


  • Engage and coordinate volunteers
  • Contribute to a team culture of collaboration, creativity, and productivity

Experience and Qualifications

EDUCATION: Bachelor’s Degree required; relevant graduate degree strongly preferred

EXPERIENCE: Minimum 5 years of professional work experience. Experience with metrics, evaluation, strategic planning, and staffing committees. Excellent communication skills (oral and written); high energy level; attention to detail; ability to manage a range of projects simultaneously and work in a fast-paced environment; team-oriented.  (Additionally—ability and motivation to learn new software preferred).

SCHEDULE FLEXIBILITY: Flexibility for evening meetings and other professional commitments

Additional Information

  • Uphold and exemplify the Minneapolis Jewish Federation’s mission/vision
  • Uphold and exemplify the leadership and/or behavioral competencies of the organization (see attached) Exemplify customer service both internally and externally
  • Attend Federation events as position requires
  • Attend regularly scheduled staff meetings
  • Other duties as deemed necessary to achieve organization/team goals

How To Apply:

Please send a cover letter and resume to Lisa Michalik at [email protected].