Synagogue Administrator, NYC #929

Confidential Employer | New York, NY, United States

Posted Date 9/20/2022

Our client, The Moise Safra Center is looking for an experienced and effective Synagogue Administrator for its Ohel Moshe Synagogue, reporting to the Synagogue Rabbi & Rebbetzin.

An exciting opportunity for a motivated professional with organizational and administrative experience to help manage and oversee a vibrant, and vital Synagogue housed in a Jewish community center on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. The Moise Safra Center’s 65,000 square foot building is a vertical campus of 12 floors with dedicated venues for social, recreational, educational, and wellness activities for all ages, and more importantly for worship and Jewish study. The facility includes a beautiful synagogue, beit midrash, pool, sauna, fitness center, basketball court, culinary, dance and yoga studios, elegant banquet spaces including an outdoor terrace with panoramic views of the city. This is a unique opportunity for a talented individual to help manage a vibrant and elegant Synagogue and serve its members in a sophisticated urban setting.

Overall Responsibilities:    

  • Responsible for all synagogue communications including scheduling, crafting and responding to emails.
  • Sending out the weekly bulletin (including D’var Torah, schedule, programming and events)
  • Update synagogue information on website
  • Help maintain synagogue database
  • Manage, invoice, monitor and send thank you letters for all synagogue pledges and sponsorships
  • Order food and supplies for all synagogue functions, events, Shabbat and holidays including daily breakfasts, and Shabbat Children’s program (pricing and budgeting)
  • Work with facility staff and other departments to ensure all logistics for functions and classes such as flowers, food and beverages etc. are carried out smoothly and meet our standards
  • Manage acceptance and storage of all deliveries for the synagogue
  • Manage Memorial plaques / Yortzeit process
  • Manage High Holidays seat sales
  • Help manage all holiday events including Sukkah meals, Hanukah party, Purim party etc.


  • Strong organizational skills
  • Minimum 2-4 years’ experience in a professional environment. Preferably in a synagogue, school, youth, or religious organization or institution
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with an ability to partner with a dynamic team
  • Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and commitment to the mission of the Moise Safra Center
  • Working knowledge of Jewish laws and traditions


Please submit your application to: Synagogue Administrator – NYC (#929) | Joel Paul Group


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