Administrative Assistant

Beth Shalom Congregation | Columbia, MD, United States

Posted Date 9/06/2022

Become part of a warm, vibrant, inclusive community and help make a difference by serving as the Administrative Assistant at a dynamic Conservative synagogue in Howard County. This is a part-time 24 hours per week hourly position with occasional weekend work. This position reports directly to the Synagogue Administrator. 

Roles and Responsibilities:

  1. Provides minimal administrative support to the Rabbi
  2. Assists with preparation for classes, events, and meetings
  3. Performs administrative duties including answering telephones, producing mailings, filing, and data entry
  4. Supports committee and Board of Trustees' activities, as needed
  5. Creates monthly electronic newsletters and Shabbat bulletins
  6. Develops Constant Contact electronic messages and event registrations
  7. Posts events and messages on social media such as FaceBook and Twitter
  8. Provides administrative support necessary for the smooth conduct of all Shabbat and life cycle services and events, High Holy Day services, and festivals
  9. Serves as an interface between the synagogue, its members, prospective members, community leaders, and the community through telephone, e-mail, and in person communications
  10. Responsible for maintaining and updating membership data base and congregational calendars 
  11. Other duties as assigned.

Skills, Competencies, and Qualifications:

  1. Working knowledge of Judaic practices and rituals including familiarity with the Jewish calendar of celebrations and holidays
  2. Warm and friendly with excellent customer service and interpersonal skills
  3. Excellent writing and proofreading skills
  4. Efficient and possess strong organizational skills
  5. Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively as part of a team
  6. Ability to multitask and provide attention to detail
  7. Must have basic Hebrew reading and writing knowledge
  8. Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Publisher
  9. Knowledge of Shul Cloud plus
  10. Ability to maintain confidentiality.


Salary commensurate with experience.


*We have also posted a position for a part-time Youth Program Coordinator.  For the right candidate, we would consider combining the positions into a fulll-time position.

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