Administrative Assistant/Office Manager @ Congregation Kehilath Jeshurun

Administrative Assistant/Office Manager

The position is to be a full-time member of the KJ Synagogue office staff with responsibility for many facets of synagogue communication and operations. You will be responsible for answering the synagogue’s telephones; responding to emails; assisting affiliate and volunteer groups like Sisterhood, Men’s Club, Young Professionals and Chesed Committee; managing logistics and reservations for our robust outreach program and attending their periodic Friday night catered Shabbat dinners; preparing letters and mass mailings for rabbis and administrators; filing and photocopying; servicing walk-in congregants, and tending to the various needs of a very busy synagogue office. To perform your job, you will be operating and servicing all of our office machines such as copiers, printers, scanners, postal devices, etc. The people who have worked out well in this role have been those who view themselves as part of a team whose players often share overlapping coverage zones and who readily cover for one another. Emphasis is placed on cheerfully, helpfully and proactively assisting the many people who contact or visit the synagogue office.

Application Instructions

Applicants apply directly to Employer.
If you would like to explore this opportunity further, please send your cover letter and resume to KJ’s Executive Director, Leonard Silverman, at [email protected]

Job Summary

  • Duration: full-time
  • Benefits: paid vacation, sick leave, medical, dental, 401(k) or 403(b) plans, leave early for Shabbat, Paid Holidays, FSA
  • Preferred Experience: Entry Level (0-2 years)
  • Preferred Degree: Bachelors
  • Job Posted: 2021-06-28
  • Times this job has been viewed: 551 times
  • Job is posted for: 45 days
  • Job Categories: Administrative Support
  • Organization Type: Synagogue
Job Location
Congregation Kehilath Jeshurun
125 East 85th Street
New York , New York 10028


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