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Chief Operating Officer

Sixth & I

  • CATEGORY Special Events
  • LOCATION Washington, DC, DC
  • DATE JANUARY 13, 2023
  • JOB TYPE Full Time
  • COMPENSATION $159,500
  • POSITION LEVEL Executive (CEO/ED/AD/Pres.)

Sixth & I seeks its first Chief Operating Officer (COO) to lead an effective growth strategy to scale internal operations. A premier cultural resource for the nation’s capital, Sixth & I presents a range of secular arts and entertainment as well as Jewish programming against the stunning backdrop of a historic synagogue that dates back to 1908. As a multi-denominational and non-membership spiritual home, Sixth & I creates space for Jewish people in their twenties and thirties to find community with one another. 

The COO will be an entrepreneurial leader who can align the organization’s inspirational vision and innovative programs with operational excellence and strategic financial planning. As a new leadership position, this role requires high emotional intelligence and experience managing change. 

The COO will manage the day-to-day administration of a $4.5 million organization and will be responsible for finance, operations, human resources, technology, facility management, and patron services. 

Sixth and I has an explicit commitment to becoming an anti-racist institution. The COO’s leadership style will be one that is deeply invested in building an inclusive team culture, developing internal talent, and fostering cross-collaboration and systems of accountability. 

Sixth and I is conducting this search in partnership with Good Insight, a national executive search firm serving nonprofits. Visit www.good-insight.org/careers for more information about this role. 

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