Full Time Administrative Assistant for Synagogue Office - Immediate opening!

Adath Israel on The Main Line | Merion Station, PA, United States

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Posted Date 1/18/2023

Adath Israel is a welcoming and inclusive Jewish synagogue, where members feel connected to each other, to their heritage, and the broader Jewish community. Adath Israel has become an epicenter of Jewish life on the Main Line for people of all levels of Jewish observance and is a nurturing learning environment for all ages.  We are USCJ affiliated. We are looking to engage a full-time Administrative Assistant for our synagogue office.

We are looking for a candidate who has excellent communication skills, works collaboratively with others, friendly and positive. This position will be the first point of contact for congregants and visitors on the phone and in-person. Requires expert knowledge in Microsoft Office, Google Drive and knowledge of ShulCloud is a huge plus, reports to the Executive Director and functions as part of the synagogue’s administrative team. 

Office Responsibilities included but not limited to:

  • Answer phones, route calls, welcome visitors, ensuring they have a positive experience, this includes taking donations and supporting congregational needs, and giving tours to prospective members.
  • Checking, responding and/or forwarding all messages left on the main phone line
  • Maintain office supply inventory and order supplies as necessary
  • Responsible to make service calls for copier, postage meter, phones, etc.
  • Produce recipient and donor letters (non-clergy)
  • Responsible to order weekly challah, Oneg & Kiddush food
  • Maintain office records
  • Responsible for producing and mailing Yahrzeit letters and maintaing Yahrzeit Plaques
  • Help with photocopying and scanning
  • Other tasks as assigned

Hours: Monday – Thursday: 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM and Friday: 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM.


  • 2+ years of office experience
  • Strong organizational skills with attention to detail
  • Excellent phone and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of Jewish culture and practices is helpful, not required
  • Expert knowledge of Microsoft Office and Google Suite
  • Knowledge of ShulCloud is a plus


Commensurate with experience.


Full Time
Administrative Support | Assistant | Bookkeeper | MIS/Tech/Internet
Organization Type
Retirement Plans | Dental | Leave Early for Shabbat | Medical Insurance | Paid Holidays | Paid Vacation | Sick Days | Vision
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