Program Director / Office Manager

Congregation Or Ami | Lafayette Hill, PA, United States

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Posted Date 3/02/2024

Congregation Or Ami is a dynamic Reform synagogue and the center of Jewish life in the Lafayette Hill area. We foster meaningful experiences through life-long education, spiritual worship, social action, and acts of loving kindness. We believe in transforming our tomorrow by inspiring and supporting an inclusive and diverse congregation. With links to our past and an imaginative and contemporary eye towards the future, we practice Judaism filled with compassion, love, music and joy. Our connected congregation shines an innovative light on our Jewish traditions as we support each other through life’s most significant moments.

The Congregation is looking for an Program Director/Office Manager to join our team on a full time basis. We are seeking a highly organized individual to be our new Program Director/Office Manager for Congregation Or Ami.

Responsibilities include:

  • Create, develop, and market programs that align with the Temple's organizational mission and the needs of its members.
  • Manage program budget and resources, set sustainable event fees, seek sponsorship opportunities (when applicable), and ensure programs are within established budgets.
  • Recruit, train, and oversee volunteers. Collaborate with lay leadership and committees/teams to meet their needs to ensure program success.
  • Be proficient in Microsoft Office programs, as well as experience managing websites, an easy disposition, and the ability to multitask. Experience using ShulCloud and Canva desired or have a willingness to learn.
  • Perform various clerical tasks including mailings, answering incoming calls, appropriately respond to various inquiries, direct incoming calls to correct destinations as needed.
  • Represent the Temple in a professional, personable, and approachable manner, creating a warm, welcoming, and family environment.
  • Connect with members in person and via social media/marketing to build relations and community.
  • Maintain and manage the synagogue Calendar of Events, as well as calendars for the Rabbi, Executive Director, Religious School, Early Childhood, and bar/bat mitzvahs.
  • Work closely with bar/bat mitzvah families throughout the process of preparation.
  • Manage vendor relations
  • Assist in the retention and recruitment of new members through targeted events and marketing.
  • Be available to attend Board meetings, committee meetings, and scheduled programs outside of traditional work hours.


  • Bachelor's Degree in a related field preferred and/or 2-4 years of related work experience.
  • Creative thinker and problem solver with a proven ability to establish and maintain quality relationships with all age groups, various Temple constituents, Clergy, and community partners to develop and execute meaningful programs.
  • Must be detail-oriented, highly organized, and able to multitask in order to manage multiple projects at the same time while adhering to deadlines.
  • Proven experience with social media platforms and working with a database.
  • Exemplary written and verbal skills
  • Working knowledge of Jewish holidays, customs, and traditions is a plus
  • Ability to work independently

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $55,000.00 - $65,000.00 per year



Salary55,000.00 - 65,000.00 Annual
Full Time
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