Operations Manager @ Congregational Beth Israel Judea

Operations Manager

Congregation Beth Israel Judea is a merged congregation in the Reform and Conservative tradition, with 155 member families that form a center for progressive, egalitarian Judaism located in southwest San Francisco. Our multigenerational, participatory community welcomes all Jews and interfaith families along with their partners and friends. We value celebrations of the spirit, Jewish culture, our children’s education, and life-long learning, music, social justice and Tikkun Olam.


Hours: The position is part-time, up to 20 hours/week on average, exempt. Hours will vary based on Jewish holidays, member life-cycle events and other synagogue needs. The schedule will be flexible based on the exercise of professional judgment with the expectation that regular office hours will be maintained 4 days a week, Tuesday-Friday.

Pay Range: Negotiable based on experience.

Job Summary: As a senior staff member, the Operations Manager has the responsibility of overseeing and managing day-to-day operations of the Congregation, including but not limited to facility operations, building/grounds maintenance and repairs, maintaining building use calendar, safety issues, and supply management S/he will work directly with our Board of Directors Operations Team Lead.

Reporting & Working Relationships: The Operations Manager is supervised by the Rabbi and is accountable to the President of the Board of Trustees. S/He works in partnership with the Rabbi, BIJ staff and lay-leaders, particularly the Operations Team Lead, representing the officers and directors in administering the affairs of the congregation.

Duties and Core Responsibilities:
Facilities Operations: Manage/oversee the office, troubleshoot operations issues, perform crisis intervention, guide day to day operations.

Building Responsibilities: Oversee building and grounds maintenance and building/environment safety Issues.

Room Scheduling/set-up/usage: Maintain congregation calendar, help coordinate set up requirements of events, oversee risk management and troubleshoot conflicts.

Tenant/Community coordination and support: Oversee shared calendar, coordinate building and program schedules, determine risks, troubleshoot conflicts.

Supply Management: Responsibility for office, custodial, kitchen, grounds and room supplies.

Renters/Vendors/Service Providers Management: Ensure that the needs of all parties are met. Work with Event coordinator to promote seamless event production.

Clergy, Board of Trustee, Team Leaders and Volunteer Support: Provide operational support when needed.


• Excellent time management, problem solving and organizational skills.

• Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to deal with vendors and maintenance workers and work with BIJ Operations Team Lead.

• Excellent oral and written communication skills

• Highly motivated self-starter with ability to prioritize, manage multiple assignments, and meet deadlines

• Works well both independently and within a team setting

• Knowledge and understanding of Judaism and Jewish communal life preferred • Experience with non-profit organizations highly desired

• Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience desirable

To apply, please send your cover letter and Resume as a single pdf document with “Operations Manager” i***************

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Job Summary

  • Duration: part-time
  • Benefits:
  • Preferred Experience: Entry Level (0-2 years)
  • Preferred Degree: Bachelors
  • Job Posted: 2019-11-12
  • Times this job has been viewed: 204 times
  • Job is posted for: 60 days
  • Job Categories: Administrative Support, Custodian
  • Organization Type: Synagogue
Job Location
Congregational Beth Israel Judea
625 Brotherhood Way
San Francisco , California 94132


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