Engagement Rabbi

JVS Career Services | Cincinnati, OH, United States

Posted Date 11/08/2021

Engagement Rabbi

 Adath Israel Congregation is Cincinnati’s largest Conservative synagogue, 170 years old, and excited for growth and innovation. We are seeking a dynamic and inspiring Rabbi to join our senior leadership team. Our Engagement Rabbi will engage with congregants of all ages and coordinate with staff and lay volunteers to create experiences that connect our congregants and support their Jewish journeys.

  1. Responsibilities


  • Build relationships with congregants of all ages to understand their interests and needs
  • Design engaging programs, initiatives, and experiences
  • Teach classes and/or lead programs which further Jewish connection
  • Inspire Young Professionals and Families to engage with their Jewish journeys
  • Encourage under engaged and new congregants to participate in services and other Jewish activities 


  • Supervise Programming Associate
  • Support the programs of Adath’s lay groups
  • Coordinate with the Director of Education and Youth & Family Programming
  • Collaborate with the Director of Communications to promote programs


  • Work with Chief Operating Officer on budget and financial matters
  • Implement and report on current Engagement Grant
  1. Qualifications
  • Rabbinic Ordination and exceptional interpersonal skills required
  • Knowledge of Conservative Judaism and Conservative Services preferred
  • Experience with event programming preferred
  • Proficiency with social media to connect with others and track engagement preferred
  • Experience managing staff and volunteers helpful
  • Knowledge of budgets helpful

III. Position Details

  • Salary range: $90 to $100k, commensurate with experience and qualifications
  • Benefits include health insurance, 4 weeks paid vacation, and professional conferences
  • Position reports to Senior Rabbi and Chief Operating Officer
  • Full-time with start date on July 1, 2022
Salary90.00 Annual
Engagement | Events Management | Programming | Rabbi | Synagogue Director
Organization Type
401(k) or 403(b) plans | dental | medical | paid vacation | relocation option available | sick leave | vision
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