Executive Director

Temple Beth David | Temple City, CA, United States

Posted Date 12/27/2021

Temple Beth David, a Reform synagogue located in Temple City, California, is looking for an Executive Director.

Under the general supervision of the temple’s Executive Committee, the Executive Director manages the non-ritual activities of the congregation. In partnership with the Board and Clergy, the Executive Temple Administrator has three primary responsibilities: 1) ensure the smooth administrative operation of the temple, 2) oversee the fiscal health of the institution, and 3) engage current and future Temple Beth David members in temple life.

The Executive Director’s duties include, but are not limited to:
• Responsible for day-to-day operation of the temple, creating and designing efficient systems and implementing procedures necessary for the smooth and efficient administrative functioning of the temple.
• Coordinates all activities and functions, including overseeing the temple calendar and ensuring that calendaring functions run smoothly.
• Supervises the maintenance of the facility, ensuring orderliness and care of the buildings, developing maintenance schedules, coordinating and supervising Board-approved repairs and renovations.
• Controls and supervises accounting-related functions, including the collection of dues, accounts receivables, accounts payable, past due collections, and all temple bank accounts to ensure Board’s fiduciary responsibilities are being met.
• With the Treasurer, supervises preparation of financial reports and prepares the annual budget (both operating and capital) in conjunction with the appropriate lay leaders, and supervises implementation of the working budget.
• Partners with the Membership Committee to develop strategies to increase membership, welcome new and prospective members and integrate them fully into temple life.
• Coordinates with lay-leaders of the temple (i.e. Sisterhood, Men’s Club, Adult Ed, Teen programs, etc.) to promote and publicize programs, initiatives and activities.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must demonstrate the following:
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Strong time management skills, including the ability to multitask and prioritize work activities.
• Demonstrated thoroughness, accuracy and dependability.
• Proven personal integrity and ability to maintain confidentiality,
• Ability to work with a variety of people and personalities with patience and respect.
• Flexibility and ability to adapt to changes in the work environment,
• Other desired qualities — At least three years of program development and implementation experience. Knowledge of Quickbooks, Constant Contact, ShulCloud (or other Temple Management Program) is essential.

This position is full-time. Salary commensurate with experience. Temple Beth David offers paid vacations and holidays.

Candidates should submit their cover letter and resume directly to [email protected] Materials must be submitted no later than February 15, 2022.

Founded in 1947, Temple Beth David was the first and only Reform synagogue in southern California’s San Gabriel Valley. Our membership is a vibrant community spanning the generations for nearly 75 years. We welcome all people.

Salary60000.00 - 80000.00 Annual
Full Time
Director | Executive Director | Synagogue Director
Organization Type
leave early for Shabbat | Paid Holidays | paid vacation
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