Administrative Assistant @ Temple Emeth

Administrative Assistant

Temple Emeth in Teaneck is seeking a full-time administrative assistant who is an energetic, detail-oriented and self-motivated person, with strong organizational and communication skills, to provide support to the synagogue's leadership.

Responsibilities: the administrative assistant’s responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Answer phones, welcome visitors, and sort mail
Prepare weekly congregational emails, Shabbat printed programs and announcements
Prepare monthly bulletin mailing and other mailings as necessary
Keep members’ records updated in Shulcloud (membership database)
Prepare weekly yahrzeit list and yahrzeit letter mailings
Record donations and send acknowledgements
Keep information racks and bulletin boards up-to-date with flyers and informational brochures
Maintain adequate inventory of office supplies and order supplies when necessary
Provide support to rabbi and cantor as necessary, which may include research, filing, calendar maintenance, etc.


Bachelor's Degree with three or more years of administrative experience
Friendly, people oriented, team player with ability to multi-task while paying attention to detail
Proficiency in Microsoft Office
Knowledge of Constant Contact and Shulcloud a plus; must have ability to learn new applications as needed
Excellent customer service skills and phone manner
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Meticulous attention to detail and proofreading
Willingness to learn about Jewish holidays and customs; knowledge of Jewish community and Reform Judaism a plus
Ability to maintain electronic and paper filing system
Possess initiative and understand confidentiality

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. We thank you for your interest. We will only respond to those applicants who will be interviewed.

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Job Summary

  • Duration: full-time
  • Benefits: paid vacation, sick leave, leave early for Shabbat
  • Other Benefits: off on some Jewish holidays
  • Preferred Experience: Managerial (3-5 years)
  • Preferred Degree: Bachelors
  • Job Posted: 2020-11-11
  • Times this job has been viewed: 540 times
  • Job is posted for: 60 days
  • Job Categories: Administrative Support
  • Organization Type: Synagogue
Job Location
Temple Emeth
1666 Windsor Rd
Teaneck , New Jersey 07666


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