Executive Director

Fair Lawn Jewish Center | Fair Lawn, NJ, United States

Posted Date 5/12/2022


The Fair Lawn Jewish Center/Congregation B’Nai Israel is seeking an experienced, creative individual to serve as our Executive Director.  The synagogue is a welcoming egalitarian. Conservative congregation founded in 1950.  It is located in Bergen County, New Jersey.


  • Minimum of five years of experience in a managerial position in a non-profit organization preferred, although we will consider other candidates with strong management experience including experience in the for-profit world.
  • Experience in budgetary development and management
  • Computer skills including Microsoft applications, ShulCloud and Quickbooks
  • Development and fundraising experience a plus
  • Strong people skills and the ability to work with a diverse team of religious and lay leaders


  • Ability to maintain accurate financial records
  • Ability to manage the synagogue’s financial resources in accordance with the approved budget
  • Work with the synagogue’s treasurer in the preparation of the annual budget and monthly reports for the leadership
  • Supervise accounts receivable, accounts payable and approve payroll
  • Act as a conduit to congregants with respect to financial matters such as payment of dues
  • Work with lay leadership in the development of activities and revenue generating programs
  • Attend meetings of the Executive Committee, Board of Directors and committee meetings as deemed necessary
  • Assist congregants in the preparation of special events
  • Oversee paid personnel
  • Partner with Hebrew School Director, staff and congregational volunteers.
  • Supervise synagogue communications including weekly announcements, monthly newsletters, email blasts, website, social media postings and local newspaper publicity
  • Welcome and speak with potential congregants
  • Oversee the maintenance of the building property and equipment

Salary: Commensurate with experience

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