Executive Director @ Congregation B'nai Shalom

Executive Director

Job Posting

Congregation B’nai Shalom (CBS) is a suburban synagogue located in Walnut Creek, California. CBS is about 40 minutes from San Francisco and 25 minutes from the University of California, Berkeley. CBS is a growing, financially secure Conservative Jewish congregation of almost 300 families. We have a thriving Jewish preschool, an active religious school and a growing youth program.

CBS is a welcoming community, open to people of all ages, abilities and backgrounds. CBS promotes positive Jewish experiences in an inclusive environment. Through education, worship and community, we create opportunities for congregants to engage, experience and explore their personal Jewish identity. With a young, dynamic Rabbi and an energetic new Cantor, CBS is poised for growth in membership and engagement.

We are looking for an organized, people-oriented, entrepreneurial leader with excellent supervisorial and human resource skills who can take initiative and help us realize our vision.

POSITION TITLE: Executive Director
HOURS: Full-time.

The Executive Director is the chief executive officer of the synagogue’s administration and operations. S/he takes direction from and is accountable to the President of the Congregation and the Board of Directors.

More specifically, the Executive Director:
• partners with clergy, professional staff, and lay leaders to develop, execute and evaluate policies, and to build and manage the human, financial and physical resources of the synagogue.

• works collaboratively with lay leadership on membership recruitment and growth, integration and retention activities.

• manages the congregation's administrative and financial affairs, including supervisory responsibility for building management, administrative, accounting, preschool, religious school, and outside contracted personnel.

• provides support for professional staff, Board of Directors, committees and for long-term financial planning and fundraising, including, as needed, support for annual operation giving, grant applications, endowment and fundraising campaigns. S/he will have other duties as assigned.

Application Instructions

Applicants apply directly to Employer.
Qualifications and Job Requirements: The Executive Director must possess excellent skills in interpersonal communication to facilitate working with a Conservative congregation spanning all ages and styles of Jewish practice; a solid foundation in fiscal and facilities management; managing/mentoring personnel and team building. Experience in a like position, or BS/BA is required. Master’s degree in nonprofit management or business administration is preferred. COMPENSATION/BENEFITS: CBS offers a competitive salary and benefits package. More specific information on salary and benefits will be provided to candidates invited to interview. APPLICATION PROCESS: Interested applicants should send the following documents to [email protected] : Cover letter expressing interest in the position Resume
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Job Summary

  • Duration: full-time
  • Benefits: paid vacation, sick leave, Life Insurance, Paid Holidays
  • Other Benefits: Contribution toward medical expenses
  • Preferred Experience: Entry Level (0-2 years)
  • Preferred Degree: Bachelors
  • Job Posted: 2021-06-30
  • Times this job has been viewed: 1024 times
  • Job is posted for: 60 days
  • Job Categories: Executive Director
  • Organization Type: Synagogue
Job Location
Congregation B'nai Shalom
74 Eckley Lane
Walnut Creek , California 94596


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