POSITION TITLE: Deputy Regional Director
REPORTS TO: Regional Director
SUPERVISION EXERCISED: Supervise Associate and Assistant Regional Director(s), Community Managers, and junior staff
LOCATION: Chicago, IL
Grade/Class: Grade H, Exempt, PSA-Eligible
ADL is the leading anti-hate organization in the world. Founded in 1913, its timeless mission is “to stop the defamation of the Jewish people and to secure justice and fair treatment to all.” Today, ADL continues to fight all forms of antisemitism and bias, using innovation and partnerships to drive impact. A global leader in combating antisemitism, countering extremism and battling bigotry wherever and whenever it happens, ADL works to protect democracy and ensure a just and inclusive society for all.
As a key member of the Midwest Region’s Senior Leadership Team in one of ADL’s largest and most active regions in the country, the Deputy Regional Director will oversee ADL Midwest’s team responsible for carrying out all regional operations in the region’s eight states (northern IL, IN, IA, MN, NE, ND, SD, WI). This includes ADL programming, communications, incident response, advocacy, coalition building, community engagement, and other operational activities. The Deputy Regional Director supervises the region’s community managers outside of Chicago and ensures ADL activities in those markets are coordinated and done in collaboration with other ADL departments. The Deputy Regional Director represents and often serves as the public face of ADL Midwest, such as speaking engagements, coalition meetings, with volunteer leaders and donors, and in media, and also on internal ADL national working groups and other leadership committees.
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