Administrative Director

Am Kolel Jewish Renewal Community | Rockville, MD, United States

Posted Date 12/14/2021

Am Kolel, a Jewish Renewal community in the D.C. area, is seeking an Administrative Director to manage its operational activities. Am Kolel, founded in 1990 as an inclusive Jewish community,  sponsors a Shabbat Havurah, a Jewish retreat center, and a Judaic Resource Center. We are known for our spiritual openness, community-wide programs, and our engagement in Tikkun Olam and building bridges with others.

Management responsibilities include: (1) assuring sound fiscal management, (2) managing communications within the organization and to the public, (3) providing administrative support for all our branches and committees, (4) arranging for maintenance needs of our retreat center, including bookings/rentals of our retreat center and (5) supervision of paid staff, vendors and volunteers as necessary.

The Administrative Director is accountable to the Executive Director and Board of Trustees. The candidate works with the Executive Director/ Spiritual Leader to fulfill our mission and provide for our staffing needs. We seek a candidate with excellent communication and people skills as well as knowledge of administrative data systems and digital media marketing to support our community and outreach efforts.

Skills Needed

• Experience in managing budgets and finances

• Data management skills to maintain membership and financial databases to assure accurate data tracking and reporting

• Event planning skills

• Strong interpersonal skills

• Strong organizational skills to accomplish a broad variety of tasks

• Experience in use of social media

• Working collaboratively with our Spiritual Leader

• Ability to work effectively with the Board, lay committees, and community volunteers

• Ability to provide leadership and supervision to staff, vendors, and volunteers


• Three years related experience

• Bachelor’s degree in management and/or social non-profit entrepreneurship.

• Familiarity with Jewish practices and the larger Jewish community.

This position is 30-35 hours per week and includes benefits and the opportunity to grow into a full-time position.

Work location can be split between home and the Center.

Please send resume and two references to:

Rabbi David Shneyer, Chair, Search Committee 

Am Kolel Jewish Renewal Community 

[email protected] 


Feel free to call 301-349-2799

Salary60000.00 - 75000.00 Annual
Full Time
Administrative Support | Business Manager | Chief Operating Officer
Organization Type
Outreach | Senior Services | Synagogue | Youth
leave early for Shabbat | medical | Paid Holidays | paid vacation | sick leave
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