Ordained Assistant Rabbi

Congregation Etz Chaim | Marietta, GA, United States

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Posted Date 1/07/2023

Congregation Etz Chaim 

Job Description for Ordained Assistant Rabbi 

Required:        Rabbinic ordination

Contact           [email protected]

Salary:             $120,000.00 - $125,000.00 

Pastoral/Pulpit = 35%

Education = 35%

Engagement = 30% 


  • In coordination with Senior Rabbi, provide lifecycle, counseling, and general pastoral care to Etz Chaim families 


  • Attend and assist at morning minyan as necessary; coordinate and confirm evening minyan leaders
  • Conduct Friday Kabbalat Shabbat services twice monthly
  • Prepare and deliver approximately one sermon each week
  • Prepare and participate with Senior Rabbi to conduct high holiday services and deliver one high holiday sermon
  • Partner with Director of Engagement and Youth Programming and the USY advisor to create Teen/USY high holiday service
  • Assist Preschool & Religious School Directors with young families high holiday programs 


  • Coordinate with Preschool Director and attend regular preschool visits
  • Partner with Religious School Director and teachers to design curriculum for grades K-7 
  • Teach grade-wide tefilla program on Sunday mornings for Religious School
  • Teach 7th grade Religious School on Tuesday evenings
  • Meet with 7th grade families to help prepare for B’nai Mitzvot
  • Help design and implement high school education programs
  • Partner with lay leadership to design and function as senior staff liaison for Lilmode Adult Education program and teach a Lilmode Series  


  • Assist Senior Rabbi with coordinating and implementing alternate Shabbat service programs, learners’ service”, a congregational Torah reading program, and a service leaders program
  • Partner with senior staff and lay leadership to develop and implement synagogue-wide religious holiday programs
  • Help develop youth Shabbat program curriculum

Engagement - General/Synagogue Outreach:

  • Be a visible, engaging, and available leader in the synagogue
  • Assist in initiating new and creative ways to engage families in the synagogue and respond to changing needs
  • Connect and forge partnerships with affinity groups and committees within the synagogue and assist lay leadership with projects as needed
Salary120000.00 - 125000.00 Annual
Full Time
Organization Type
Medical Insurance | Paid Holidays | Paid Vacation | Sick Days
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