Congregation Administrator @ Congregation B'nai Israel

Congregation Administrator

The Administrator serves as the full-time chief administrative staff of the congregation in accordance with the values, goals and objectives and wishes of the Board of Trustees and Congregation B'nai Israel By-Laws. The Congregation Administrator is responsible for the day-to- day synagogue operations including all support functions: management of fiscal and administrative functions; supervision of all administrative, clerical and building maintenance personnel; and coordination and recruitment of volunteers.

Relationships: Reporting to the Board of Trustees through the President, as a member of the professional staff team, the Administrator assists the Executive Committee, President and committees as assigned. The Administrator is to coordinate and collaborate with the Rabbi and Religious School Educators on administrative areas. The Rabbi serves as the administrator’s day-to-day supervisor.

Principal Responsibilities: Under the direction of the President and in close consultation with the Rabbi, the Congregation Administrator is responsible for the performance of the following administrative functions, either directly or through staff and volunteers:
1. Fiscal
2. Membership
3. Office management
4. Administration
5. Religious services and Programs
6. Facilities and Equipment
7. Program and calendar
8. Rentals
Qualifications and Prerequisites
1. Excellent interpersonal skills and an ability to interact effectively with congregants, Board of Trustees, staff and volunteers/community members;

2. Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
3. Strong conceptual and analytical skills;
4. Flexibility to multi-task and address changing circumstances and priorities;
5. Jewish literacy/knowledge sufficient to direct congregational activities;
6. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, QuickBooks and Chaverware;
7. Demonstrated ability to manage financial resources including budgeting;
8. Experience in facilities management and operational technologies, including website management and social media;
9. Experience with volunteer activities and fundraising;

Education and Experience:
Prior experience in congregational or non-profit work environment strongly preferred
Bachelor’s degree strongly preferred

Application Instructions

Job Summary

  • Duration: full-time
  • Benefits: paid vacation, medical
  • Preferred Experience: Managerial (3-5 years)
  • Preferred Degree: Bachelors
  • Job Posted: 2020-02-14
  • Times this job has been viewed: 409 times
  • Job is posted for: 60 days
  • Job Categories: Chief Operating Officer, Programming, Business Manager
  • Organization Type: Synagogue
Job Location
Congregation B'nai Israel
1488 Old Freehold Road
Toms River , New Jersey 08753


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