Executive Director

Kehilath Israel | Overland Park, KS, United States

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Posted Date 7/10/2024






Kehilath Israel is looking for a dynamic Executive Director with a solid background in management of a non-profit community. The Synagogue roots trace back to 1910 and became Kehilath Israel in 1945 when six Orthodox Congregations blended. The Synagogue Executive Director executes the vision for Kehilath Israel’s Board of Directors by managing the economic, physical and human resource functions.  The position plays a critical role in supporting the Board and Clergy to achieve both the spiritual and financial health of Kehilath Israel’s members.

Reporting: The Executive Director reports to the President and the Board of Directors

Supervision: The Executive Director supervises 7 employees representing the key functional areas.

Clergy: The Executive Director is an equal contributor to the Clergical team offering context in any and all operational matters.



  • Attend all regular and special meetings of the Board and Officer’s and provide timely reports and filings as may be required by the President, Board, by-laws, local, state or federal law.
  • Identify and research issues for the President and Board while executing the day to day operations in order to accomplish Board objectives and strategy.
  • Oversee the Administration, Finance and Personnel operations.
  • Manage Kehilath Israel Blue Ridge Cemetery.
  • Administration of Religious School budget.
  • Prepare and administer the Annual Budget.
  • Negotiate and ensure compliance with Kehilath Israel vendor contracts.
  • Pursue additional revenue sources through a variety of fundraising opportunities as requested by the Board.
  • Executive Director shall keep informed of trends, issues, events and developments through professional peer contacts and conference attendance.
  • Coordinate an active volunteer program of the membership.
  • Grant writing experience.
  • Professional and tactful interpersonal skills with the ability to interact with a variety of personalities.
  • Maintain a close working relationship with the Jewish Community of Greater Kansas City, the Jewish Federation, local synagogues and temples and national Jewish organizations.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Sage, ShulCloud Membership and Cemetery software.
  • Knowledge of Jewish Traditions and customs are preferred.
  • Please send resume to [email protected] Attn: Joseph Adamous
Salary70,000.00 - 85,000.00 Annual
Full Time
Executive Director
Organization Type
Leave Early for Shabbat | Medical Insurance | Paid Holidays | Paid Vacation | Sick Days
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