Receptionist / Administrative Assistant

Congregation Shaarey Zedek | Southfield, MI, United States

Posted Date 7/27/2022

Receptionist / Administrative Assistant

Congregation Shaarey Zedek – Southfield, MI

Job Summary

The Receptionist / Administrative Assistant acts as the first point of contact for visitors and people contacting the synagogue by phone and by email.  The position also provides general administrative support in the areas of member relations, mail handling, programming, and event support, as needed.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Daily handling of incoming phone lines in accordance with phone service standards
  • Respond to and/or triage incoming calls
  • Greet and register all visitors
  • Take registrations for upcoming events
  • Enter and/or retrieve information from the membership system
  • Enter donations and tributes and record dedication language
  • Project a professional demeanor in all interactions
  • Assist in preparation of outgoing communication, batch and deliver mail to post office
  • Support other staff in event and program execution
  • Assist and support senior leadership and clergy on an as-needed basis
  • Perform other administrative duties as needed

Qualifications and Skills

  • Strong organizational and communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Excellence in multi-tasking and handling a fast-paced work environment
  • Highly competent computer skills: Microsoft Office suite including Outlook, Word, Excel
  • Existing knowledge, or ability and willingness to learn, synagogue rituals and religious observances
  • Ability to learn membership system and other applications. Experience with database entry preferred
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a team
  • Skill in explaining simple technology to those with a variety of backgrounds is preferred
  • Bachelor's degree, or Associate’s Degree plus experience in a similar position

About Us: Congregation Shaarey Zedek (CSZ) is a thriving Conservative synagogue located in Southfield, Michigan. We focus on strengthening deep connections among members, inclusion, and evolving with attention to both tradition and modernity.

Application: Please email a resume and cover letter to [email protected] to apply. No phone calls please.

Salary16.00 - 20.00 Hour
Full Time
Administrative Support | Assistant
Organization Type
Retirement Plans | Dental | Kosher Food Option Available | Leave Early for Shabbat | Life Insurance | Medical Insurance | Paid Holidays | Paid Vacation | Parental Leave | Sick Days | Vision
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