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Administrative Assistant

Become part of a warm, vibrant, inclusive community by serving as the Administrative Assistant to our office staff and religious school. This is a great opportunity to work with the dynamic staff and clergy of a new congregation that unified two well-established reform Jewish synagogues.



Office Administration

• Offer excellent professional customer service as the first point of contact for callers and guests by fielding incoming calls.

• Greet and assist visitors, providing a friendly and professional face to the community.

• Work with other professional staff to manage synagogue and lifecycle events; including maintaining spreadsheets, receiving monies and credit card payments and answering questions.

• Maintain building security by monitoring synagogue doors.

• Maintain member database and assist members with online use as requested.

• Manage donation acknowledgments, yahrzeits, and other correspondence.

• Help to coordinate High Holy Day mailing.

• Additional administrative tasks as needed.


School Administration

• Manages all student and teacher data, including registration and maintenance of class lists.

• Manages the school database and maintains a comprehensive working knowledge of the data.

• Oversees the purchase of supplies and materials for all educational and youth programming.

• Serves as a resource and support to all educational staff as programs are planned.

• Ensure all programmatic calendars are accurately maintained.



• Three or more years’ experience in office administration

• Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail

• Highly proficient in MS Office applications

• Ability to multi-task and maintain composure in a sometimes chaotic environment

• Positive, cheerful and professional telephone and email communication presence

• Familiarity and experience with ShulCloud or other CRMs a plus

• Knowledge of Jewish values, culture, and traditions helpful


Benefits: paid vacation, sick leave, parental leave, medical, dental, leave early for Shabbat, Life Insurance

Makom Solel Lakeside
Highland Park , IL
Administrative/Executive Support
Employment Type: 
Full Time
Close Date: 
Friday, November 29, 2019