Congregation Shir Tikvah
Role of the Director:
The Executive Director serves as the chief administrative officer of the congregation. S/he
is responsible for implementation of policies and decisions of the Board of Trustees and
day-to-day management of the congregation's fiscal and administrative affairs. The
Executive Director serves as an ex-officio member of the Board of Trustees. The Executive
Director plays a key role in developing and implementing programs and strategies to
ensure the long term health and success of the Congregation.
The Executive Director takes direction from and is accountable to the President of the
congregation and the Board of Trustees. S/he also provides support to the Rabbi and the
Director of Lifelong Learning, and coordinates with them on administrative matters. S/he
supervises all administrative, clerical, and building maintenance personnel and
Under the general direction of the President of the congregation and in close consultation
with the Rabbi and the Director of Lifelong Learning, as well as other officers and
committee chairs, the Executive Director is responsible for assuring the performance of the
following functions either personally or through his/her staff:
? Working together with the Board, creates, updates, implements and evaluates a plan
to attract and retain new members.
? Provides initial contact with prospective members.
? Maintains accurate membership data and submits information to Boards and
Committees as needed.
? Effectively and promptly communicates with members to support a broad range of
needs and facilitate member engagement and experience.
? Creates program specific communication as needed.
? Coordinates press release information.
? Prepares first draft of a detailed annual budget and monthly financial reports for
review by the Board.
? Prepares various ad hoc reports as necessary for Board members, Committees, staff
and outside organizations.
? Creates billing charges for members, negotiates payment plans, and oversees
? Oversees grant opportunity identification, applications, and compliance.
? Prepares, negotiates, and ensures fulfillment of all contracts.
? Contracts, authorizes, and oversees all necessary repairs, maintenance and
? Maintains security standards and services as approved by the Board.
? Oversees facility set-up and liaisons with caterers for Synagogue events.
? Maintains day to day operations
? Operates the Synagogue within the approved Budget.
? Develops consistent policies and procedures.
? Hires, supervises, trains, evaluates and engages staff.
? Manages all aspects of HR requirements, and ensures appropriate payroll
? Supervises, administers and maintains all office systems including membership
management and office and IT equipment.
Rental Income Management
? Oversee rental of the building to members and the community, including contracts,
collections and scheduling of custodian
? Develop, implement and enforce congregation policies with regard to caterers,
photographers, musicians, etc. who provide services in the building
Degree Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree strongly preferred
Previous Experience: Minimum of five years of previous full time work
Non profit experience preferred.
Software: Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office applications
(Microsoft Excel, Powerpoint, Word, SharePoint