Synagogue Administrative Assistant

Shaarei Tikvah - Scarsdale, NY | Scarsdale, NY, United States

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Posted Date 7/03/2024

Synagogue Administrative Assistant

Shaarei Tikvah is excited to welcome an administrative assistant who will work with our professional staff to support the day to day operations of the synagogue. The administrative assistant serves an important role in creating a warm and friendly office atmosphere when greeting congregants in person and by phone. This role will also work closely with the Program and Events manager and Executive Director with weekly communications, follow up with members, and logistics for synagogue events. 

We are a progressive, engaged Conservative synagogue in Scarsdale, NY. Our community of 300 families has grown tremendously in the past two years. We’ve been described as Westchester’s “hidden gem,” and we expect our growth will continue. Maintaining our culture of connection and hamish feel is important as we expand, and this role will play a key role in supporting our membership.

This is an on-site, full time position that will begin on or about August 1, 2024.

Job Duties & Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Answering phones and emails from congregants and providing general office support
  • Managing yahrzeits, birthday, mi sheberach lists, and other important lifecycle events
  • Work closely with Executive Director and Program and Events Manager to create registration forms and to promote events
  • Provide regular acknowledgements of donations
  • Oversee, in partnership with the cemetery committee, the tracking and sale of cemetery plots

Experience, Qualifications, and Skills

  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge of MS Office, Google Suite, and experience with graphics software such as Canva or Adobe Illustrator
  • Strong organizational & time management skills
  • Positive attitude towards learning new skills and systems
  • Experience working in a non-profit or religious institution preferred
  • Experience with ShulCloud a plus

You are: 

  • Friendly, organized, and collaborative
  • Enjoy working in a forward-facing role with congregants
  • Experienced working in an office environment with a high degree of discretion and tact
  • Looking to join a warm and growing professional team

If you believe that you could excel in this role, even if you don't meet 100% of the criteria, we encourage you to apply. Our talent-hiring goals include bringing in the candidate who is best able to meet the performance objectives of the role. We will consider combinations of knowledge, skills, education, and experience. If you are interested in applying, we encourage you to think broadly about your background and skill set for this role.

Salary $45,000-50,000 per year + health insurance, paid vacation, sick days, and days off for Jewish and national holidays, short Fridays, parental leave, and synagogue membership.

Please send your resume and a cover letter describing your experience and qualifications to [email protected] 

Salary45,000.00 - 50,000.00 Annual
Full Time
Administrative Support | Assistant
Organization Type
Retirement Plans | Leave Early for Shabbat | Life Insurance | Medical Insurance | Paid Holidays | Paid Vacation | Parental Leave | Sick Days
Job Location
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