Programming Director

Congregation Adath Jeshurun | Elkins Park, PA, United States

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Posted Date 5/12/2023

Job Summary:

Congregation Adath Jeshurun (Elkins Park, Pennsylvania) is a Conservative synagogue seeking a self-motivated Programming Director possessing creativity, energy, passion, and strong management skills.  The Program Director will be tasked with leading existing programs, creating new ones, and providing administrative support.       

Job Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with clergy and congregation lay leaders
  • Promoting events on social media platforms
  • Develop, coordinate, and implement a wide variety of in person and virtual programs and activities
  • Engage members in programs and educate them about upcoming AJ activities and programs
  • Contribute to the preparation of communications promoting AJ’s activities and programs
  • Assist with the creation and dissemination of materials and information to the community regarding AJ’s services, activities and programs
  • Assist with website and forms creation for collecting RSVPs for events
  • Offer additional administrative support to the office as needed and assist the staff with special projects

Required Education & Experience:

  • 4-year college degree
  • Jewishly educated
  • Commitment to the importance of Jewish education as an essential element in perpetuating the beauty, values, culture, and importance of Judaism
  • Working knowledge of organizing and implementing programs and activities
  • Ability to initiate innovative programs and to supervise and motivate paid and volunteer staff
  • Ability to multitask in a fast pace, engaging environment
  • Ability to communicate both orally and in writing
  • Computer proficient in Microsoft Office, Zoom, Google Docs, and social media
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 Additional Requirements:

  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Demonstrated capability to conduct oneself in a calm and professional demeanor when dealing with the congregants and/or with demanding situations.
  • Ability to work well with others
  • Tracking participant engagement and identifying trends within and across programs
  • Assess the needs and desires of our community members, identify long-term and short-term program goals and outputs, execute well-planned programs and activities, and implement ongoing improvements in wellness and enrichment programs/activities
  • Send surveys after events to ensure programs remain relevant, innovative, integrated, and evolving from year to year

Salary and benefits information available commensurate with experience.  This is a full-time position for a non-profit organization. The Programming Director reports directly to the Rabbi. To apply please send resumes to Amy Devine-Stretch, Office Manager at [email protected].


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