Employment Opportunities


The SJCC is a great place to work with a driven group of people, poised at giving back to the community. We want people who will bring a positive mindset, while also offering as much to our members as possible.

Be part of a great team! Great Benefits!

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 Submit all job applications or resumes to the following email: Jobs@SchenectadyJCC.org


After School Director

The After School Director is responsible for developing, facilitating and overseeing the SJCC after school programming, including the supervision, guidance and stability for program continuity. His/Her responsibility is to focus on running a safe, quality, and enriching program that meets the needs of both children and the families it serves.

Key Areas of Responsibility:

  • Oversee the operations of all SJCC After School Programming.
  • Responsible for the recruitment, hiring, supervision and training of staff.
  • Oversees the recruitment efforts for all after school personnel.
  • Communicates closely with participant families.
  • Develops and manages collaborations with other organizations to provide additional opportunities within the programs.
  • Ensures that programs run in accordance with all local and state regulations.
  • Monitor safety and all procedures as they pertain to the complete welfare of all the children and staff.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Education, Recreation, Social Work or Related field. Master's Degree preferred
  • 5 years of experience in child care and or summer camp.
  • 1 year of supervisory experience




Membership Marketing Coordinator

The Membership Associate is responsible for all membership efforts at the Schenectady Jewish Community Center (SJCC). Reporting directly to the Executive Director, his/her main focus is membership sales, retention and associate functions necessary to achieve excellent results. This includes assuring that each member's relationship with the JCC starts out positive in the membership intake process and continues successfully in all of the transactions and interactions that the member has with the SJCC. This position will also actively sell the SJCC as a premier venue for private events, create and maintain good client relationships, and oversees all events at the SJCC. The Membership Associate is expected to be innovative, imaginative and and enthusiastic role model for members and other staff. He/She must embrace the SJCC's mission and strategic plan in guiding current and future efforts.

 Key Areas of Responsibility:

  • Proper intake of all new members.
  • Maintaining an accurate & updated list of all current members.
  • Taking potential new members on tours of facility.
  • Organizing special events geared towards membership recruitment and retention
  • Staying current with competitive marketplace, both locally and nationally.
  • Developing marketing/PR materials
  • Creating new opportunities for non-members to add to their participation in the SJCC.
  • Developing working relationships with area synagogues, communal organizations and agencies, schools and businesses related to the work of the SJCC.
  • Helping to develop sales expectations of the SJCC department heads including bottom-line results.
  • Training staff on the principles of excellent customer service. 
  • Creating and maintaining meaningful tracking & reporting systems.
  • Creating consistent and reliable sales reports that will have an accurate picture of SJCC membership.
  • Serve as an agent for soliciting outside rentals of facilities including but not limited to responding to facility inquires and creating rental agreements.
  • Develop annual departmental budget and monitoring expenses.
  • Participate in fundraising efforts as defined by the Executive Director.


  • This is a salaried position including evenings and Sundays. Hours may change from time to time based on the needs of the SJCC.
  • Attending staff meetings are required


  • Bachelor's Degree in related field
  • 3 + years of sales and marketing experience
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Knowledge of basic graphics/design is a plus
  • Detailed oriented and well organized, with the ability to plan projects, activities and schedules several months in advance.




Infant Teacher

A great Infant Teacher takes initiative, is reliable and is able to easily form relationships with the infants and parents

Key Areas of Responsibility: 

  • Providing care to each child that is appropriate for the age group.
  • Leader in the infant classroom 
  • Maintaining supervision and safety of the children at all times.
  • Remaining in compliance with OCFS regulations.
  • Reporting to the ECE Director/Assistant Director and following through with assignments.
  • Attending monthly staff meetings and accruing a specified number of training hours.
  • Accepting responsibly for specific assignments at the discretion of the Director.
  • Understanding and learning how to work in many classrooms in ECE.



  • Must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Must have experience working with young children.
  • Familiarity with NYS OCFS regulations is preferred.
  • Must receive clearance by NYS OCFS at the time of hire.
  • Possesses a warm, loving and nurturing personality.



After School Counselor

Hiring immediately for activity leaders for Niskayuna After School Programs serving children in grades K - 5. Responsibilities include leading activities such as art, sports, music, drama, nature, cooking etc., supervising outside play, helping with homework. Additional responsibilities include setting up and cleaning up the program, parent communication, record keeping, etc. Hours of the position are Monday - Friday are 1:45 pm - 6:00 pm. Interviews are being scheduled ASAP. 



The SJCC has an Immediate Opening for Lifeguards. We open at 5:30am and close no later than 9:30pm daily. We have an Indoor pool and an Outdoor pool. Applicants must have current CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer and Lifeguard/First Aid Certification. Looking for shifts everyday. 

Being professional
Must have a current LG/CPR/AED/First Aid Certification
Good communications skill
Ability to work with all age groups


Aqua Instructor

The Schenectady JCC is in need of Aqua Instructors for all water classes. 

Group Exercise Instructors 

The Schenectady JCC is looking for certified spinning and group fitness instructors to teach at our newly designed fitness facility. We are looking for the top instructors in the area and we are offering a competitive pay scale. We are especially looking for instructors who have experience with teaching Spinning, high intensity classes, TRX, and Kettle bells.

WHEN: Day and Evening class times, Sunday-Friday. Spinning instructor needed for Wednesdays 5:30am.
WHAT: All Group Exercise Classes. Proper certification & education background is a must. Certification in a variety of classes and at all levels is preferred. 


Water Safety Instructor

The SJCC has an Immediate Opening for Water Safety Instructors to teach group Red Cross Lessons and Private Lessons are also available. Classes are held Monday - Friday evenings and also on Sundays. Private Lessons can be offered during open swim any day but Saturday. 

Ability to be professional and motivate class participants.
Strong swimming background.
Must have a current WSI Certification.
Good communications skills.
Ability to work with all age groups. 



Fitness Floor/Babysitting Associate

The SJCC has an immediate opening for a Fitness Floor/Babysitting Associate this person would work on the fitness floor or babysitting room only. He/she would be responsible for maintaining the cleanliness of the fitness floor or babysitting room. One (1) open shift  Saturday 12pm - 6pm .

Key Areas of Responsibility:

Clean and check fitness equipment
Wash & dry fitness towels
Vacuum fitness facility
Check toys, games etc for possible hazards in babysitting room
Assume an active role with the children
Current CPR/AED and first aid certification required
A positive, up beat spirit, "can do" attitude and great sense of fun.








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