Congregation Agudath Achim, Freeehold Jewish Center, a traditional congregation of 170+ families located in Freehold, NJ, seeks a part time Cantor to conduct Shabbat and Yom Tov services.
Having just celebrated our 100th anniversary with a new and dynamic spiritual leader, we are seeking a Cantor who is dedicated to the growth and spirituality of our community. The new cantor will inspire the congregation and make the religious experience of all members more meaningful. We are looking for a new Cantor who is dedicated to a life of Tefillah.
The Cantor should have a recognized cantorial certification from a notable institution. He will be jointly supervised by the Rabbi and President of the Congregation. The responsibilities of the cantor include the following:
Application Instructions: Candidates may submit, electronically to:
• Cover letter expressing interest
• A current resume
• Other supporting documents that you feel would be useful to the Search Committee
Seeking a dynamic individual to investigate and initiate new social services programs for a shomer agency. This individual should be a self-motivated go getter who will grow the agency in numerous directions, develop additional programs and ensure that the organization, its current and future programs and services will be presented in a strong positive light to the community. Must be able to cultivate strong external relationships. Specific experience in obtaining government funded programs is a plus. Please send all resumes to email@example.com
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In partnership with the Dean, program directors, and faculty of the New York Campus, the Eastern Region Board of Overseers, and national Institutional Advancement staff, the Director of Development will raise funds from both individual and institutional donors to support faculty, students, programs, and facilities at the New York Campus of Hebrew Union College – Jewish Institute of Religion (HUC-JIR). While the focus will be on major individual donors who reside in the greater New York metropolitan area and throughout the Northeast, there will be opportunities to work selectively in Southeastern communities with significant Jewish populations.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Support the Dean in setting and achieving annual and Campaign fundraising goals;
2. Create and implement strategies to raise funds from individual and institutional donors to support faculty, students, programs and facilities at the New York Campus;
3. Maintain an active portfolio of major gift donors and prospects, including identifying, building relationships with, soliciting and stewarding current and prospective major donors;
4. Assist the Dean in building and maintaining an active portfolio of leadership donors;
5. Work with members of the Eastern Region Board of Overseers, other volunteers, and New York Campus faculty and staff to identify, build relationships with, solicit and steward current and prospective supporters;
6. Engage Reform congregational leadership in the Eastern Region, the majority of whom are HUC-JIR graduates, in supporting the New York Campus for the purpose of identifying congregants who might be prospective Overseers and donors;
7. Create stewardship plans for major donors, ensuring that they receive annual reports concerning endowed funds and other donor-supported projects;
8. Manage the Eastern Region Board of Overseers, including identifying and recruiting new Board members, actively engaging them, soliciting Overseers’ annual gifts and Board dues, developing meeting agendas, and maintaining regular communication with Board members;
9. Plan and implement receptions, and similar events, for current and prospective donors;
10. Prepare acknowledgement letters, donor correspondence and proposals;
11. Manage the budget for Eastern Region Institutional Advancement activities;
12. Collaborate with other regional development directors, as well as National Institutional Advancement staff, to shape fundraising priorities, share best practices, etc.
13. Supervise and manage the work of the Eastern Region staff, ensuring compliance with both HUC-JIR and Office of Institutional Advancement policies and procedures.
The ideal candidate will demonstrate:
1. An appreciation for the mission of the College-Institute and its contributions to the Reform Movement, both in the United States and Israel;
2. Relevant educational and professional experience, including a Bachelor’s Degree and proven success in leading a major gifts program and developing volunteer leadership;
3. Excellent oral and written communication skills;
4. The ability to work with diverse constituencies, including high net worth individuals, leaders in the professions and the business community,academic leaders, clergy, foundation executives and others in the nonprofit community, including Jewish communal professionals;
5. Computer literacy, including Microsoft Office applications (familiarity with Raiser’s Edge is a plus);
6. An open, collaborative and dynamic work style;
7. A valid driver’s license and the ability to undertake periodic overnight travel, including occasional weekends;
8. An understanding of the Jewish community, its philanthropy and organizational structure;
9. A creative, energetic and cooperative approach to problem-solving; and
10. Intellectual curiosity, as well as a willingness to engage in self-assessment and professional growth.
DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT
HEBREW CHARTER SCHOOL CENTER
NEW YORK, NEW YORK
Hebrew Charter School Center (HCSC) is a nonprofit organization created to help advance the Hebrew language charter school movement.We seek an accomplished Director of Development, who will oversee all fundraising, cultivate and foster current and potential donors and develop and implement a communications strategy for regular contact with perspective donors. Our director of communications will:
Knowledge of Hebrew Language and Culture is preferred
We offer a very competitive compensation package.
Hebrew Charter School Center is an equal opportunity employer.
Send resume and letter of interest to:
Please type “Director of Development” in subject line.
Wholesale stocking distributor in the Tri State erae is looking for an outside sales person M/F to call on Lumber dealers. Good potential for right candidate. Please call 718 243 0286 or email your info.
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Jewish Funders Network
Program Associate, Matching Grants
The Jewish Funders Network is an international agency that provides leadership, programs and services to help Jewish grant makers be more effective and strategic in their philanthropy.
As part of the JFN program team, the Program Associate will work under the supervision of the Chief Operating Officer to support all administrative and programmatic initiatives relating to JFN’s matching grant collaborative programs. The matching grants initiatives are collaborations between JFN and foundations whose goals are to identify and motivate new generations of philanthropists to enhanced levels of sustained giving.
Specific responsibilities include:
JFN offers a competitive compensation and benefits program. Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, resume, salary expectations and three professional references – please include “matching grants position” in the subject line. Only email submissions will be accepted. No phone calls.
Temple Beth El of North Bergen seeks a rabbi to join a unique synagogue founded in 1923. In the last 10 - 15 years, as new housing and commercial development has taken place along River Road and the Hudson County waterfront, we have seen the arrival of a new Jewish population. For many of these people, the practice of Judaism does not require them to follow the traditional model of belonging to a neighborhood synagogue which is a challenge to attract and keep people in the seats.Temple Beth El, wants to reach out to this population and let them know that we can provide them with a warm and friendly Jewish community in their own neighborhood and / or help them to reconnect with their Jewish identity, regardless of their background, place of origin, or level of observance.
We seek a rabbi who can share our vision leveraging our renaissance with the support of a dedicated and growing congregation. More than ever before, we are striving to reflect and address the needs of the diverse, local Jewish community. We are an egalitarian Conservative synagogue that offers traditional services and a variety of activities throughout the year.
The ideal candidate will have:
1) Relevant congregational experience.
2) Strong Torah reading, davening, and Hebrew language skills.
3) A solid understanding of Jewish traditions, history, and liturgy and the ability to communicate it to the Temple congregation.
4) A knowledge of a range of melodies to use in davening.
5) An entrepreneurial, outgoing, and approachable personality, possess outstanding communication (verbal and written) skills, and be organized and capable of working in an unstructured environment.
6) A proven ability to leverage social media for on-going communications with Temple membership and for outreach to potential new members.
7) A knowledge of Spanish is a plus.
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American Jewish University is seeking a new dean for our Whizin Center for Continuing Education (WCCE). This position carries with it an appointment as a university vice president and reports directly to the AJU president. The dean of the WCCE is responsible for all non-academic programs at American Jewish University. Areas under his/her supervision include but are not limited to the following:
Adult Jewish Studies
Celebration of Jewish Books
Dortort Performing Arts Series
JTN (Jewish Television Network)
BCI (Brandeis Collegiate Institute)
Geller Screenwriting Contest
Simmons Biblical Archaeology Program
Gittelson Program in Ethics
The Wagner Human Services Program
Making Marriage Work
The dean supervises a staff of 10 including the directors and coordinators of the programs indicated above and manages an annual budget of over $4 million. The dean is also expected to work with the president and the advancement staff to secure funding for the department’s programs.
· Creative, Dynamic, Enthusiastic and Hard Working
· Significant experience in designing, marketing, and administering a successful continuing education program for adults
· Master’s degree in an appropriate field and/or rabbinic ordination. An earned doctorate is highly desirable.
· A talent for fund raising
· Experience in supervising a staff
· Ability to effectively administer a budget
The successful candidate will be a passionate Jewish educator who constantly seeks new and creative ways to improve our educational outreach efforts at AJU.
Start Date: Summer or Fall 2012 (some additional flexibility possible)
SEND RESUME AND COVER LETTER TO AJUSEARCH@GMAIL.COM. NO CALLS.
Temple Beth Sholom of Pascack Valley, a Conservative Egalitarian synagogue in northern NJ, is seeking a new Rabbi. We are located at 32 Park Avenue, Park Ridge, NJ. (Website: www.tbspv.org)
ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE RABBI
SPIRITUAL AND RELIGIOUS LEADERSHIP
Our Rabbi will:
INSTITUTIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND COMMUNITY BUILDING
Our Rabbi will:
PASTORAL AND CHAPLAIN RESPONSIBILITIES
Our Rabbi will:
RELIGIOUS SCHOOL, B’NEI MITZVAH, ADULT AND FAMILY EDUCATION
Our Rabbi will:
Our Rabbi will:
Seeking experienced teachers for preschool and lower school teaching positions for the 2012-2013 school year. Applicants (female) must have at least 3-5 years prior experience lead teaching in a preschool/elementary classroom (depending on position applying for). BA or higher ed required, NYS Certification a plus!
Our Brooklyn day school offers a professional, warm working environment, supportive parent body, ongoing training, small-size classes, quality materials at your disposal, and a competitive salary!
Visit our school website to learn more: www.mazeldayschool.com.
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