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Chief Administrative Officer - Congregation Kol Ami

The Chief Administrative Officer is responsible for the overall management of the Congregation and the fiscal health of the organization.  Partnering with the Rabbis and Board of Trustees and Executive Committee, the CAO will create a culture of excellence and growth that will permeate all areas of the Congregation – making a positive impact on the lives of our membership and in the community.

The Chief Administrative Officer is a key member of Congregation Kol Ami’s Senior Management Team and reports to the Senior Rabbi with a secondary relationship to the Congregational President.

We offer a nice compensation package, great people to work with and an opportunity to make an impact.  We are located in West Hollywood, CA in a vibrant Los Angeles neighborhood!

We are a boutique congregation in the Los Angeles area. We are looking for someone to join our team who is creative, flexible and open to new ways of thinking.  We have a very diverse membership that includes a significant LGBTQ population.  We have recently started a millennial engagement project called The Open Yad Project.   We are deeply committed to social justice work and see our synagogue as a laboratory for experimentation.

Mission:

Congregation Kol Ami is a progressive, Reform congregation rooted in a rich Jewish tradition, with commitment to social justice, Israel and diversity that guides us in the present and transforms our future.

Key Skill Areas Required:

  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills, including the ability to communicate effectively and efficiently prioritize responsibilities
  • Budget and fiscal management
  • Facilities management
  • Project and special event management
  • Membership development
  • Fundraising, Marketing and Public Relations
  • Computer proficiency – including MS Office, DatabaseManagement and Social Media.
  • Must be available, when needed, for weekend and evening events.
  • Passion for the mission and desire to make a difference

 

Lead staff person for the following areas:

  • Office Management and Congregation Administration
  • Facilities
  • Finance/Budget/Investment
  • Membership Development, Fundraising and Marketing
  • Program and Event Management            

To apply:

Resume All resumes will be held in confidence.  and cover letters to CAOJob@kol-ami.org.  No Phone calls Accepted.

Organization: 
Congregation Kol Ami
Locations: 
West Hollywood , CA
Category: 
Administration
Employment Type: 
Full Time
Close Date: 
Tuesday, January 1, 2019
Organization Type: 
Congregation/Synagogue

Business Analyst

The URJ is seeking a business analyst with experience in system implementation.

Essential Functions:

  • Business and Systems Analysis, Process Discovery and Management
    • Engage with program departments and teams to identify and analyze opportunities/requirements to improve business outcomes using innovative technology solutions
    • Work with functions and users across the organization to identify, document, and improve business processes as they relate to systems
    • Design or modify business systems to support the changing business needs
    • Assist with test case creation and User Acceptance Testing (UAT) execution
    • Work with management to identify new and creative opportunities to leverage Salesforce to support additional business processes and functions
    • Work with third-party vendors and implementation partners as required
  • Project Management and Planning
    • Manage budget and resources for large Salesforce implementation project
    • Develop and maintain a schedule for database releases/enhancements
    • Manage a change management process to develop and implement new releases and updates to existing functionality

Qualifications:

  • 5 years of relevant experience
  • Experience with system implementation
  • Solid project management skills and knowledge of Microsoft Project
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Knowledge of Salesforce administration preferred
  • Knowledge of donor databases and database integration useful

This position reports to the Director of Business Systems.

This position is full-time with excellent benefits and located in midtown Manhattan.

To Apply: Please send a cover letter and resume to careers@urj.org with subject line: Business Analyst.

 

Locations: 
New York , NY
Employment Type: 
Full Time
Contact: 
Close Date: 
Monday, September 10, 2018

Beth Tikvah Congregation Youth Advisor

Responsibilities include:

  • Serving as a positive role model and support for our youth, demonstrating a passion for Jewish learning and living.

  • Overseeing the Tween (6th-8th grade) and BeTTY (9th-12th grade) youth groups.

  • Recruiting and encouraging members’ active involvement in the youth groups.

  • Coordinating the planning and chaperoning of religious, social action, or social programs yearly (5 for

    the Tweens and 5 for BeTTY), in partnership with the BeTTY youth board.

  • Supervising the planning and chaperoning of 2-3 fundraising events per year, in partnership with the

    BeTTY youth board.

  • Ensuring that all youth programs and events are welcoming and safe.

  • Communicating with youth, parents and the temple community regarding all youth activities.

  • Maintaining a strong presence at NFTY events and our URJ-affiliated camp (OSRUI).

  • Collaborating with lay leadership and staff in creating positive experiences for our youth, including

    the creation and continuance of partnerships between youth and adult committees.

  • Managing the Youth budget in conjunction with the Board of Directors Youth Co-Chairs.

  • Fostering leadership within our teens while nurturing their enthusiasm for their Jewish identity.

​​Reports to:

The Board of Directors’ Youth Co-Chairs and the Vice President of Education.

Qualifications:

●  A college degree in education, social work or Jewish Studies preferred but not necessary.

●  Experience with Jewish youth programming, including summer camps.

●  Proven leadership and leadership development skills.

●  A positive attitude, collaborative spirit and engaging personality.

●  A strong sense of Jewish identity and values. Benefits:

●  Working with a self-motivated, active and well-respected youth program.

●  Flexible work schedule.

●  Possibility for other teaching opportunities within the congregation.

If interested, please submit your résumé to Anne Gruettner, VP of Education, Beth Tikvah Congregation, 300 Hillcrest Boulevard, Hoffman Estates, IL 60169 or at anne.gruettner@beth-tikvah.org

Organization: 
Beth Tikvah Congregation
Locations: 
Hoffman Estates , IL
Category: 
Youth Engagement
Employment Type: 
Part Time
Close Date: 
Monday, October 15, 2018
Organization Type: 
Congregation/Synagogue
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