Bar/Bat Mitzvah Coordinator and Administrative Assistant @ Temple Israel

Bar/Bat Mitzvah Coordinator and Administrative Assistant

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Coordinate B’nai Mitzvah sign up meeting to choose Bat/Bat Mitzvah dates
• Make sure B’nai Mitzvah families have made deposits to hold date, are on a payment plan and/or fully paid on time
• Schedule all B’nai Mitzvah dates from start to finish – meetings with clergy, tutors, rehearsals and family photo sessions
• Assign students and manage B’nai mitzvah tutors; provide materials; organize meetings; approve payment cards and submit to accounting/payroll
• Collect headshots and biography from each student
• Coordinate recording of B’nai Mitzvah service
• Collect guest list for all venues
• Put names on Bimah for the Rabbi to read off during services
• Follow up with family after B’nai Mitzvah

Skill and Educational Requirements:
• 5 years of experience in related field.
• Proficiency in a Microsoft Office
• Excellent organizational, multi-tasking and independent work skills.
• General knowledge of Judaism and its practices to be sensitive to the needs of our synagogue members.
• Be a calm, organized presence during the stressful and emotional time of a family preparing for a B’nai Mitzvah.
• A desire and commitment to further the goals of Temple Israel.

Needed Attributes:
• Ability to effectively communicate in written and verbal communications.

• Ability to proactively drive bookings.
• Ability to interact in a positive manner in person and on the phone.
• Be an effective time manager
• Leadership in a team approach
• “Knowledge of Jewish customs preferred”

Application Instructions

Applicants apply directly to Employer.
Apply Online
[email protected]

Job Summary

  • Duration: full-time
  • Benefits: medical, vision, 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: 2021-09-09
  • Times this job has been viewed: 160 times
  • Job is posted for: 60 days
  • Job Categories: Administrative Support, Events Management, Bnai Mitzvah
  • Organization Type: Synagogue
Job Location
Temple Israel
5725 Walnut Lake Rd
West Bloomfield , Michigan 48323


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