Administrative and Program Assistant

Congregation Emanu-El of the City of New York | New York, NY, United States

Posted Date 1/12/2022



Job Title:          Administrative and Program Assistant

Department:     Temple Emanu-El Streicker Center

FLSA Status:    Salary Non-Exempt

Schedule:         Monday – Friday with Evenings and Occasional Weekends

Reports to:       Assistant Director of the Temple Emanu-El Streicker Center



As the educational and cultural division of Temple Emanu-El, the first Reform Jewish synagogue in New York City, the Streicker Center offers a busy calendar of major events including evenings with remarkable figures, musical performances, book launches, films, and discussions, as well as classes and overseas trips. We attract over 50,000 people a year in person and have received 500,000 registrations virtually to date. All of this is organized and run by a small and cohesive staff with big ideas. Visit our website at to learn more about our offerings.


The Administrative Assistant will serve under the supervision of the Assistant Director of the Streicker Center. Professional responsibilities will include:


  • Provide information about all departmental programs and upcoming events, and respond to the needs of attendees, students and, faculty via phone, email ([email protected] account) and, in-person queries
    • Manage registration system and communication including sending confirmation emails, forms and, follow up on specific concerns
    • Serve as liaison with the membership office to sync lists
    • Manage registration for Friends of Streicker (FOS) for all requested events/classes

Data Management

  • Maintain the database systems (Ticketleap and SalesForce) by generating reports as necessary for tracking event and course enrollments, email correspondence and, financial data
  • Maintain communication with the Development Department of event and class registration lists
  • Provide faculty with current information about their students and course
  • Keep up-to-date records of registration and attendance for all programming (including member vs. non-member status)

 Event/Class Management

  • Assist the Assistant Director and Operations Manager with daily tasks to ensure the success of programs and classes (evenings and weekends when needed)
  • Ensure proper signage and reserved seating information (including Friends of Streicker) are printed and displayed for each program
  • Assist in supply/food/book orders when needed
  • Manage set up and clean up for registration for classes and events
  • Work with Operation Manager to guide short-term staff at programs
  • Oversee preparing all course materials for faculty
  • Correspond with students for semester classes, confirming course information and location, printed or emailed materials, and ID cards

 Staff Administrative Support

  • Photocopy and scan documents
  • Maintain neatness and order for common areas in the department, including office, storage closets and Streicker lounge
  • Order, stock, and maintain the quantity of all office supplies and tech needs
  • Provide up-to-date registration numbers for staff when requested

 Budget and Accounting

  • Code American Express statements for monthly reports for staff
  • Work with the Accounting office to process refunds and credits for all events and courses
  • Keep up-to-date records of all check requests, invoices, donations, and course/event income for reporting requests
  • Review monthly budget reports and request corrections where needed

Additional Key Areas of Responsibility

  • Attend all department meetings
  • Mail packages and other correspondences
  • Possible ordering and arranging of gifts and or packages
  • Provide support when needed with editing of catalogs, emails, etc.


The ideal candidate for this position will possess or exhibit the following qualifications:

  • Proficient with Zoom, Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook and working with data management software
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and, organizational skills
  • Sets priorities and manages multiple tasks
  • Achievement-oriented, passionate, fun, disciplined, and responsible
  • Team player, working collaboratively with department and synagogue staff members

Congregation Emanu-El of the City of New York is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. The Congregation does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or, any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided based on qualifications, merit, and business need.

Salary55000.00 - 58000.00 Annual
Full Time
Administrative Support | Programming
Organization Type
401(k) or 403(b) plans | dental | FSA | Life Insurance | medical | Paid Holidays | paid vacation | parental leave | vision
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