Full Time

Data Specialist, Center for Jewish Care

Jewish Family Service of San Diego 8804 Balboa Ave, San Diego CA

Position Title: Data Specialist, Center for Jewish Care

Organization: Jewish Family Service of San Diego

Department: Jewish Community Integrated Services (JCIS)

Position Type: Full-Time (37.5+ hours/week), Non-Exempt

Work Setting: Onsite

Reports To:  Director of JCIS

Pay Rate: $19-$21/hour

Total Compensation:  

In addition to standard pay, compensation for this position includes:

Comprehensive, low-cost healthcare coverage for employees
Generous employer 401(k) contributions
Employer-covered life insurance
Time Away from Work:

Being able to take time away from work is critical in bringing your best self to work. Time off benefits for this position include:

Generous paid vacation time and sick leave
13 observed Federal and Jewish holidays
4 floating holidays each year, which employees select from over 60 religious holidays and community days of importance
2 Wellness Days to be taken any time during the year to support employees’ mental wellness
4:00pm close time every Friday
Jewish Family Service of San Diego has a duty to provide and maintain a workplace that safeguards the health of our employees and their families, our guests, our volunteers, and the community from the COVID-19 virus. To help prevent the infection and spread of COVID-19, JFS requires that all its employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. We make accommodations for eligible medical and religious exemptions, which can be discussed upon hire.

Position Overview:

The Data Specialist provides comprehensive support to the Center for Jewish Care. The Center’s team offers critical relief services and resource navigation to individuals and families in the Jewish community who are experiencing poverty and struggling to make ends. The Data Specialist is a key part of the team who processes financial assistance, maintains accurate data to demonstrate our impact, and even supports direct client services. The Data Specialist also works closely with our Accounting, Community Impacts, and other Program teams. If you are looking to put your organization, attention to detail, and customer service skills to work in a meaningful way, this is the job for you!


Processing approved client financial assistance via credit card or check payments to vendors.
Managing and accurately recording program data in JFS client database.
Creating, updating, and maintaining client physical records and paperwork in compliance with HIPAA regulations and JFS policies.
Tracking all payments and invoices to maintain accurate financial records.
Reconciling all payments with accounting financial reports.
Assisting in pulling data reports and preparing reports to accurately report impact.
Ordering program materials and supplies.
Processing employee expense and mileage reimbursements.
Answering phones, providing customer services, and addressing client requests, as needed.
Other duties and special projects as assigned by supervisor.
Skills/Abilities That Are a Must-Have:

Associates degree or equivalent experience.
At least one year in an administrative support or customer service role.
Administrative proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint).
Ability to complete tasks with a high degree of accuracy and in a manner to meet deadlines and compliance requirements.
Strong organizational and prioritization skills.
Excellent communication skills and a desire to work in a team environment.
Ability to take ownership and initiative of projects.
Skills/Abilities We’d Like You to Have:

Bachelor’s degree preferred.
Prior experience in client, donor, and/or financial databases preferred (ETOi, Financial Edge, Raiser’s Edge, Papersave) preferred.
Experience with financial reconciliations.
Additional information required Upon Hire:

Ability to pass background check.
Important Notice:

Incomplete submissions will not be considered. Please, no phone calls. Please, principals only. Please, local candidates only (relocation is not provided).

About Jewish Family Service of San Diego
Jewish Family Service of San Diego is a client-centered, impact-driven organization working to build a stronger, more resilient community.  For over 100 years, Jewish Family Service has been a trusted resource for the entire community, offering an array of services that are always life-changing, and often life-saving.  At Jewish Family Service, we believe our employees are the backbone of our Agency.  We strive to ensure that each employee is treated with dignity and respect.  Our goal is your success.  Come work at JFS and be our partner in Moving Forward Together.  To learn more about JFS, please visit jfssd.org. 

*Jewish Family Service is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree Preferred and 0-2 years of experience.