Executive Assistant - Ritual

Chizuk Amuno Congregation | Pikesville, MD, United States

Posted Date 9/20/2022

Chizuk Amuno Congregation & Schools is a vibrant Conservative community located in Baltimore, Maryland. At Chizuk Amuno, individuals and families find meaning by engaging in the celebrations and wisdom of Judaism in our sacred community. In pursuit of this mission, Chizuk Amuno ascribes to the Rabbinic teaching: “The world is sustained through Torah – learning; Avodah – prayer and service; and Gemilut Hasadim – acts of loving kindness.” With five different schools serving over 800 learners on a weekly basis, Chizuk is at the center of Jewish life in Baltimore.

Roles & Responsibilitiesincluding, but not limited to the following:

Executive Assistant

  • Manages Hazzan (Cantor) calendar: scheduling, meetings, programs, etc.
  • Assists with Hazzan’s correspondences
  • Maintain weekly Shabbat honors and assignments in conjunction with Rabbinic Assistant
  • Oversee annual updating of Wings of Memory (Yahrzeit/Memorial Book), tracking submissions and donations, modifying listings, working with Director of Communications and Marketing on proofreading the final document. 
  • Assist clergy with identifying and assigning roles and honors for all Shabbat and Holiday Services.
  • Collaborate with administrative team as needed to support all clergy team needs
  • Answers phones and direct callers to correct individuals/departments

B’nei Mitzvah Oversight:

  • Point person to families through out the B’nei Mitzvah process
  • Oversee assignment of B’nei Mitzvah dates 
  • Prepare and disseminate all materials to families and students
  • Schedule lessons for students

Core Competencies:

  • Attention to detail 
  • Self-starter and self-motivator
  • Strong organizational skills, including collaboration with staff, volunteers, and lay leaders
  • Excellent verbal and written communications: can articulate messages to other staff members, congregants, and families clearly and succinctly 
  • Ability to work both independently and in a fast-paced team environment
  • High standard of excellence, dedication, flexibility and a "do whatever it takes to accomplish the job" attitude


  • Minimum 3-5 years of work experience
  • Tech savvy, proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, Google Suite, Constant Contact, etc. 
  • Database management experience with ShulCloud is a plus.
  • Knowledgeable of Jewish traditions and lifecycles
  • Proficient in the Hebrew language is a plus

Location/General Conditions: 

  • Full-Time – in person role in Baltimore, MD
  • Monday-Thursday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., Friday 9 a.m. -3:00 p.m.
  • Availability to work some evenings/weekends/Jewish holidays 

Salary commensurate with experience. This is a full-time exempt position with excellent benefits that include health insurance, 403B retirement fund, sick and vacation time.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your resume and cover letter to Sarah Jacobs ([email protected]). Chizuk Amuno Congregation & Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will not take into consideration the race, gender, age, ethnicity, religion, disability, sexual orientation or identification, or any other protected class of any applicant for this position.


Salary50000.00 - 58000.00 Annual
Administrative Support | Assistant | Bnai Mitzvah | Executive Assistant | Other
Organization Type
Retirement Plans | Dental | FSA | Leave Early for Shabbat | Medical Insurance | Paid Holidays | Paid Vacation | Parental Leave | Sick Days | Vision
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