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Part-Time Adminstrative Assistant

Congregation Shir Hadash in Los Gatos, California, is a 550-household Reform congregation located in the heart of Silicon Valley. We are looking for a dedicated individual to join our support staff part-time for approximately 10-hours per week, with the potential for growth. This position primarily reports to the Rabbi Educator and whose primary responsibilities are to assist the current staff in providing administrative support for launching a new, innovative youth education program beginning in September.

Primary duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Office Assistance
Inventory school supplies, textbooks, and supplies, ordering as necessary for school
Perform general administrative office duties such as answering phones, copying, filing, as it relates to our youth education programs
Preparing student and teacher materials, handbooks, etc. for distribution
Supporting programmatic facility set-up


Database Management
Maintain a comprehensive database of students and families
Administrative coordination of database
Registration, enrollment, class lists, attendance records, emergency forms, class tzedakah (charity), madrichim (teacher’s aides), teacher employment records, school calendar, and synagogue master calendar

Communication and Marketing
Weekly newsletter, school parent emails, receiving RSVPs for events and dinners, designing flyers, and managing social media presence
Website management

Experience and Qualification Requirements:
A warm personality and ability to interact with parents and children of all ages
Strong computer skills, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint; pluses include experience with synagogue management software or comparable software and website management
Must be a self-starter and possess the ability to work both independently and with a team
Ability to prioritize workload and multi-task
Strong organizational skills, with an eye for details, accuracy, and consistency
Familiarity with Jewish practices, holidays, and terminology is a plus, but not required
Familiarity with basic office equipment
Experience in administrative support preferred

Duration part-time
Benefits Compensation: Pay for this position ranges between $20 and $24 per hour, based on experience.
Ad Posted On 2021-07-12
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Ad is posted for 30 days
Categories Other
Focus Education & Schools
Organization Name Congregation Shir Hadash
Job Location 20 Cherry Blossom Lane
Los Gatos, California
United States
Application Instructions
Contact Gary Geller, Executive Director, at [email protected] for inquiries regarding this position.
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