Who We Are: An innovative, fun, vibrant, passionately pro-Israel Conservative synagogue located in Potomac, Maryland that seeks to foster life-time Jewish learning and growth among our members by providing a perfect balance of tradition and modernity to the full spectrum of Jewish activity. Find us at www.bnaitzedek.org
Who You Are:
An experienced leader and manager, who shares our vision and is excited to develop and strengthen the financial, operational, and people functions that enable Congregation B’nai Tzedek (CBT) to serve its members and the wider community. A Team Player who can work with lay leaders, clergy and staff and who will develop and mentor staff while serving as an important partner with clergy and senior lay leadership.
The Executive Director plays a critical role helping to develop and implement the programs and vision of the clergy and lay leadership to deliver the highest level of educational, youth, social, Tikun Olam, religious, and other services to the members of CBT. This position partners with the clergy and senior lay leaders and supervises the synagogue staff. We are seeking a proven operations leader who will help our Congregation grow and prosper, by providing knowledge and leadership in areas of budget, fundraising, supervising and mentoring of staff, facilities and contract management, communications, technology, and human resources.
A specific list of duties follows:
- COO - Chief economics and operations officer
- Manage and coordinate communication internally and externally
- Work with CBT President to plan and execute board meetings and other executive actions of the lay leadership
- Coordinate flow of information throughout the synagogue’s departments
- Supervise, and mentor CBT staff, working in partnership with clergy and lay leadership
- Work with designated selection committees for the hiring of CBT non-contractual staff
- Work with VP of Finance, Budget committee, and department heads, and comptroller to develop and manage CBT’s budget
- Oversee the procurement, marketing, and compliance of CBT in accordance with Board directives and applicable laws
- Supervise and be responsible for the maintenance of the physical and IT facilities of CBT
- Assist the Security committee with plans and policy for maintaining the safety and security of CBT
- Conduct security awareness training of staff and members as required
- Work with lay leadership on the writing of grant applications
- Assist synagogue related groups and their committees in planning and implementing programs and policies
- Oversee CBT calendar of events
- Working with clergy, exercise overall management of the day-to-day operation of CBT’s religious school and early childhood school.
- Work with the Board and other lay leadership on fundraising for CBT, including discrete projects, endowments, and membership campaigns.