Advancement Associate

Solomon Schechter Day School of Bergen County | New Milford, NJ, United States

Jewish Jobs Weekly

Our most popular service.
Subscribe to a weekly email of jobs!

Click here to Subscribe

Posted Date 12/22/2022

The Advancement Associate is part of the Advancement Team and will report directly to the Director of Admissions with a “dotted line” to the Director of Institutional Advancement. This position will support both the Director of Admissions and Director of Institutional Advancement through assisting in the admissions, marketing and development process.




  • Provide general support to the Director of Admissions and the Director of Institutional Advancement.
  • The ideal candidate is able to manage multiple tasks, define and set priorities, creatively solve problems, operationalize and execute on existing development strategies.



  • Support the overall admissions, recruitment, and retention effort of SSDS.
  • Support the department through management of all admissions contact lists and preparation of reports.
  • Schedule parent and student admission meetings and school visits.
  • Support onboarding process of first year families.
  • Schedule and conduct admissions and donor meetings and tours (as needed).



  • Assist in orchestrating all special events, including (but not limited to) the Open House, Annual Community Celebration, admissions events, donor cultivation and stewardship events.
  • Basic graphic design and production of visuals, such as flyers, slide decks, etc, using Canva or other tools.
  • Basic Video editing and/or creating as needed.



  • Work on special projects, initiatives, promotions and other programs as needed.



  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Self-starter, with ability to problem-solve and multi-task
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Canva
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Experience working as part of a collaborative team
  • Hebrew speaker, a plus



  • Effective interpersonal and presentation skills are needed.
  • Commitment to confidentiality and professional ethics.
  • Ability to manage and complete multiple tasks under pressure while maintaining a positive attitude and sense of humor.
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team.
  • Excitement and passion for Jewish education and Jewish continuity.


About Solomon Schechter Day School of Bergen County:

Solomon Schechter Day School of Bergen County is a warm, inclusive Jewish Day School that educates children from Early Childhood through Eighth Grade with a vigorous dual curriculum in General and Judaic studies. We inspire our students to be engaged, independent learners who embrace Jewish values and practices and strive with confidence and compassion to better the world.


To apply:

Please send a cover letter and resume to [email protected] with the subject “Advancement Associate”.

Full Time
Administrative Support | Admissions Associate
Retirement Plans | Dental | FSA | Life Insurance | Medical Insurance | Paid Holidays | Paid Vacation | Sick Days | Vision
Job Location

Share this job

Part Time, Seasonal, and Contract Nonprofit Jewish Communal Jobs

Nonprofit Jewish Communal Jobs Online