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Full time positions

Belmont, MA (posted 10/19) Cantor/Cantorial Soloist. Beth El Temple Center in Belmont, MA is searching for a part-time cantorial presence (Cantor or Cantorial Soloist) to join our vibrant congregation and be an integral part of our clergy team. Please send your resume to cantor-search@betheltemplecenter.org

About Us: A warm and inclusive synagogue, Beth El Temple Center is a mid-sized congregation, affiliated with the Union for Reform Judaism. We are located in Belmont, and serve surrounding communities, including Cambridge, Watertown, Waltham, Lexington, Arlington and Somerville. With a strong egalitarian tradition, we welcome Jews and their families who want to be a part of our Jewish community, including interfaith families, members of the LBGTQ community, and people with disabilities.

About You: Your voice is warm, pleasant and engaging. It is a delight to listen to you and sing with you. You share our vision “to engage in joyful, participatory, musical and spiritually meaningful worship.” You enjoy building meaningful relationships with congregants and communities. You are joyful, welcoming, spiritual, flexible, reliable, and of course, musical are just a sample of words that come to mind to describe you. You would enjoy working collaboratively as part of a small, but dynamic synagogue staff.

About the Role: Provide musical leadership for Shabbat (with or without b’nai mitzvah), festivals, and the High Holidays. Work closely with our Rabbi (who has been with us for 20+ years) to create and lead meaningful worship services. Share your enthusiasm for and knowledge of Jewish music. Contribute to and participate in our temple community. Additional duties, such as pastoral care, life cycle event support, and teaching may be negotiated based on your experience and our needs. 

Portland, OR: (Posted 9/7) Program Director Havurah Shalom, a Reconstructionist and participatory synagogue in Portland, Oregon is expanding its small staff and hiring a Program Director.  This position will be a key member of Havurah’s leadership team along with the Rabbi and Education Director and work in close coordination with our 390 families to help the community meet our congregational goals. The Program Director supervises program and operational staff and plays a key role specifically in all Education Programs, Tikkun Olam, and Holiday planning. Salary range $50,000 – $53,000. Interested applicants should email a resume and cover letter to havurahjobpost@gmail.com.

Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree (Master’s preferred)
  • Ability to work some weekends and evenings
  • Experience in non-profit or membership organization
  • Two years of experience:
    • performing a full range of administrative functions
    • providing supervision
    • working either as employee or volunteer in a Jewish communal setting
    •  in Jewish education through teaching and curriculum development

South Bend, IN: (Posted 6/22) Outreach and Development Associate The Jewish Federation of St. Joseph Valley seeks a full-time creative, highly motivated Outreach and Development Associate. The Outreach and Development Associate is responsible for planning, promoting and implementing activities that ensure a successful annual Community Campaign and other fundraising initiatives. The position will also find and create opportunities to engage with groups and individuals who are not yet connected to the work of Federation with the goal of building their connection and involvement. MOre information in the link. Please send résumés and cover letter to bdavis@thejewishfed.org. In the subject line of the email, please state the position you for which you are applying. 


Portland, ME: (Posted 6/12) Head of School. Levey Day School is a vibrant small school in a thriving small city. We take advantage of our intimate size to provide students with a personalized education. Under the leadership of our current head of school, our teachers have developed inspiring, multi-grade curricula infused with Jewish values and Hebrew language, and our board has honed the school’s mission while strengthening its capacities in governance and fundraising. Our head has chosen to pursue other professional opportunities at the conclusion of the 2017–18 school year. Levey seeks a dynamic head of school who can help us realize the school’s mission and values and effectively reach out to prospective families unfamiliar with this hidden gem. Review of applications will begin on August 1, 2017; the position will begin on or about July 15, 2018. Please see http://leveydayschool.org/search/ for full details. Contact: president@leveydayschool.org

San Diego, CA: (Posted 5/2/17) JLC Education Director. The Jewish Learning center at Congregation Beth Am is a large school, with 170 students, ranging from preschool to Hebrew High. This is a great position for a community with a large and expanding population, in brand new building, working with great faculty. Competitive salary. Please see this job description for full details. Contact Rabbi Matthew Erne at (858) 481-8454 or rabbie@betham.com.

Part time positions

Charlotte, NC: (Posted 8/24) Part-Time Director – Consolidated High School of Jewish Studies of Charlotte

Conveniently located on Shalom Park, the Consolidated High School of Jewish Studies of Charlotte (Hebrew High) is a supplementary Jewish High School serving the teens of Temple Israel, Temple Beth El, as well as non-affiliated Reform and Conservative Jewish teens in the Charlotte community.  Shalom Park is a unique setting that brings together the Charlotte Jewish community’s resources on 54 rolling, wooded acres on Providence Road in Charlotte.  The Director of Hebrew High will oversee, lead, and advance the values and mission of Hebrew High in collaboration with all community stakeholders.  Our program is an integral part of Jewish education for teens and receives incredible support from the Jewish Federation of Greater Charlotte and the Charlotte Jewish community to create amazing programs and Jewish experiences for our students. Our Director will work closely with clergy from our Conservative and Reform Synagogue partners, with an Advisory Board made up of representatives from each temple and the greater community, to envision and bring to fruition an updated model of Hebrew High which engages Jewish youth within the Charlotte community.

See full job description here >>https://tinyurl.com/y7jrtg2b Interested candidates should electronically submit a letter of interest and a resume to the Hebrew High Search Committee [with the words “Hebrew High Application”in the Subject Line] to: Dr. Laura Bernstein, Executive Director-Temple Beth El at lbernstein@templebethel.org.

East Brunswick, NJ: (Posted 8/24) – Various Positions

Kesher @EBJC is innovative Jewish learning in a Conservative synagogue supplemental school. More than anything, what we want is for our children to form a lasting connection to Judaism – to have the knowledge and skills to be adult Jews – to have the desire to be lifelong learners, continuing to engage with our texts and our traditions. At Kesher @EBJC, we provide the tools and the motivation to inspire a life led Jewishly. For 2017-18, we are seeking inspired educators across all grade levels. Kesher meets on Sunday mornings and Wednesday afternoons. Currently actively seeking:
Music – 8 Sundays during the year with possibility of more
5th Grade – Sundays & Wednesdays, core curricula
6th Grade – Sundays, Holocaust & Heroism
7th Grade – Sundays, Life Cycle & Mitzvot
Wednesday Chugim/Electives for 6th & 7th graders – Teach Your Passion
Saturday morning Youth Services leader
Send resume and cover letter to jschwarzwald@ebjc.org.