Temple Beth-El, Ithaca NY [www.tbeithaca.org], a welcoming, progressive, egalitarian congregation, seeks a dynamic educator-administrator to serve as Director of Education and Engagement, effective July 1, 2023. This full-time leadership position includes the responsibilities of directing the Religious School (pre-K through high school), Youth Activities, and Family Programming.
The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong background and experience as a Jewish educator, a commitment to Jewish life, and the imagination and energy to engage current and attract new members to an active synagogue community. We seek an individual with strong communication skills, judgment, and maturity, as well as experience managing staff and budgets. A master's degree in Jewish Education or its equivalent is required. The Search Committee will begin reviewing applications immediately, and will continue until the position is filled.
Please send a personal statement, resume, and a list of at least three references, including one from a supervisor, to: Search Committee, Temple Beth-El, 402 North Tioga Street, Ithaca NY 14850 or [email protected].
To learn more, and for a complete position description, please visit: https://www.tbeithaca.org/director-of-education-and-engagement.html
Temple Beth-El is a welcoming, progressive egalitarian synagogue that strives to preserve and enhance our Jewish heritage. We provide a wide range of religious, educational, social, and cultural activities to encourage exploration of and involvement in Judaism and support participation in the social action initiatives and interdenominational life of the broader community.
Founded in 1924, Temple Beth-El is an established center of Jewish life located in historic downtown Ithaca (population 31,000), minutes from Cornell University and Ithaca College. It serves an engaged, active, and remarkably diverse congregation from in and around Tompkins County (population 105,000) at the southern tip of Cayuga Lake in the beautiful Finger Lakes region of central New York.
For additional information, we invite you to explore the following websites:
www.tbeithaca.org Temple Beth-El, Ithaca, New York
www.visitithaca.com Ithaca/Tompkins County Convention & Visitors Bureau
www.iaujc.org A Guide to Jewish Ithaca