Administrative Assistant @ Temple Avodah

Administrative Assistant

Administrative Assistant

Temple Avodah is a thriving Reform synagogue in Oceanside, NY. We seek to hire a creative, tech savvy, and motivated individual who has outstanding grammar, editing, and time management skills. The responsibilities are diverse and include assisting visitors and answering telephones and emails.

We are considering both full-time and part-time (25-28 hours) candidates.

Skills required are strong computer skills, organization and integrity with sensitive information and strong communication skills. Must be a self-starter and be able to step in and help wherever needed. Must be able to prioritize due to frequent interruptions. Will report to the President and support clergy.

Duties for this position include:

• Answer and handle incoming calls as needed
• Handle the incoming and outgoing emails
• Maintain Temple membership database
• Maintaining on-line events calendar along with weekly Yahrzeits
• Maintaining flyers, spreadsheets, PowerPoint, Publisher documents and posters
• Filing as needed
• Support rabbi, board of directors, and Temple committees
• Assisting with coordination of events
• Assist the Leadership Staff in various projects as needed
• Regular communication with members
• Create flyers for special events as needed


• Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite/Office 365, Outlook, YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram
• Desire and ability to learn new processes
• Self-motivated and comfortable collaborating and working independently
• Manage external and internal calendars
• Excellent organizational skills with the ability to prioritize and multi-task
• Strong interpersonal skills and customer service experience
• High level of personal and professional integrity
• Knowledge of Jewish rituals and culture a plus
• Minimum 5 years of experience


• Paid time off and paid sick leave
• Full time – health insurance benefits
• Simple IRA with matching
• Early leave for Shabbat and Jewish holidays

Salary is commensurate with experience

Application Instructions

Applicants apply directly to Employer.
Please send resume , cover letter and salary requirements to: [email protected]

Job Summary

  • Duration: full-time
  • Benefits: paid vacation, sick leave, medical, 401(k) or 403(b) plans, Paid Holidays
  • Preferred Experience: Entry Level (0-2 years)
  • Preferred Degree: Bachelors
  • Job Posted: 2021-04-27
  • Times this job has been viewed: 563 times
  • Job is posted for: 60 days
  • Job Categories: Admissions Associate
  • Organization Type: Synagogue
Job Location
Temple Avodah
3050 Oceanside Road
Oceanside , New York 11572


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