Sesame Workshop seeks an experienced and entrepreneurial Project Coordinator for Shalom Sesame, a multimedia Jewish education project produced by the organization behind Sesame Street. This position will help shape and implement a plan to establish Shalom Sesame as a go-to resource for Jewish content that engages families with young children and offers tools to the Jewish educational community. The Project Coordinator reports to the Vice President, Project Director for Shalom Sesame. Position is 3-5 days per week, from July – December, with possibility of extension.
· Oversee regular updates of ShalomSesame.org, and serve as managing editor of the site, sourcing and contributing content in collaboration with production and creative teams
· Coordinate the development of a new content, collaborating with educational advisors, producers, the digital media team, creative, and legal/finance advisors
· Develop social media, e-newsletter and online partnership strategies to promote and syndicate ShalomSesame.org content
· Manage on-the-ground outreach strategies and steward partnerships with like-minded organizations to distribute content and reach target audiences in innovative ways
Oversee creation of community engagement materials for print and web
· Track budgets and create reporting mechanisms for project goals
· Work with fundraising staff to support presentations to major donors
· Other duties as assigned
· Bachelor’s degree required,
· Minimum 3 years of professional experience in Jewish community outreach and content development
· Fluent in YouTube channel and Facebook page management, in addition to familiarity with Google Analytics
· Experience with digital media projects, and content management systems. Excellent computer and technology skills, including all Microsoft Office applications
· Excellent interpersonal and analytical skills with a proven history of building and maintaining professional relationships
· Ability to write clearly and persuasively
· Detail oriented with proven ability to take initiative
Position is open until filled. Please send résumé and cover letter and salary requirements. Due to anticipated high volume of applications, we unfortunately will not be able to respond to all inquiries. Email to firstname.lastname@example.org
About Shalom Sesame:
Produced by Sesame Workshop, the non-profit organization behind Sesame Street around the world, Shalom Sesame is a multimedia education project created to teach North American children about Jewish culture and Israel. Projected to reach millions of families, Shalom Sesame includes twelve half-hour episodes available on DVD; national PBS broadcasts of select episodes; SesameWorkshop.org, a website with video, games and family education materials; books, magazines and print materials; and, community events in partnership with organizations around the country. Visit us at www.SesameWorkshop.org.
About Sesame Workshop:
Sesame Workshop, a not-for-profit educational organization, creates innovative and engaging content to help all children reach their highest potential. For more than 40 years, the Workshop has been a global pioneer in educating and entertaining children through multiple media. The organization grounds its work in research to understand how media helps children learn, develop and grow. Sesame Workshop is best known as the creator of Sesame Street, The Electric Company and Pinky Dinky Doo.
The Jewish Community Project (JCP) of Lower Manhattan, Inc. was founded in 2002 as a grass-roots effort to grow Jewish life in downtown NYC. Based in Tribeca, JCP is an open and organic Jewish community which enables individuals and families to become a creative force in the life of the organization, and to connect to others through Jewish educational, cultural, social, and spiritual programs. The organization serves approximately 600 families and individuals living in downtown Manhattan.
The JCP philosophy encourages people to have a strong sense of personal ownership in their Jewish lives, and offers the tools to design and explore one’s own personal or family Jewish journey. As a post-denominational organization, JCP seeks to provide offerings to families of diverse Jewish and interfaith backgrounds who wish to connect and enjoy a sense of community. Its warm and inviting environment allows people to express their Jewish identities at all stages of life, through high quality, innovative and creative programming.
Today, JCP operates a prominent early childhood center, which includes a Jewish community preschool and a variety of programming for children ages 6 months to 5 years; a pre-school day camp; a Hebrew school; community-wide Shabbat and holiday programs throughout the year; and adult education..
For more information about JCP visit our website at www.jcpdowntown.org
About the Position:
The Business and Finance Associate reports to the Senior Business and Finance Manager and has the following general responsibilities in the JCP Business Office, in the areas of finance, human resources, and general operations of the organization:
Audit and Reporting
Human Resources Operations
The ideal candidate will have:
This position is open for immediate hire. To express interest in this unique professional opportunity, please send your cover letter, resume and salary history to Alex Kogan, at Jobs@jcpdowntown.org.
Congregation Beth Elohim (CBE) is seeking an Event Manager to coordinate an array of activities and events at the Synagogue of 900+ member households.
Founded in 1861, CBE (www.cbebk.org) is one of the fastest growing synagogues in New York City. It was recently named “one of America’s 25 most vibrant congregations” by Newsweek, which hailed it for “quickly adapting to Brooklyn’s exciting, young population.” Throughout its 150 year history, CBE has been one of Brooklyn’s largest and most influential reform Jewish congregations. Open to people from a variety of backgrounds, CBE serves as a hub for its members and the surrounding community. It is a place of worship, dedicated to study, ritual and acts of loving-kindness; and also a place to socialize, to celebrate and to actively engage with the world, and a synagogue center energizing and enriching our Jewish community. CBE is pioneering a new model of Jewish communal life. We gather together diverse and eclectic groups in a campus-like atmosphere, aiming to create community while offering a broad range of educational programs and cultural events.
The Event Manager will ensure the highest quality of customer service and event planning. The Event Manager enables the congregation to maximize use of its space and strategizes how to expand the number of external rentals. S/he utilizes judgment and knowledge of the congregation to make decisions that enable it to fulfill its mission. The Event Manager reports to the Executive Director . Major Responsibilities: Coordinate logistics for all CBE events and allocate available resources; Work with CBE families and clergy on life cycle events – brises, baby naming’s, bar/bat mitzvahs, weddings and funerals. Assist the general public with space rental inquiries (annual meetings, parties, fundraisers, children’s birthday parties, graduations etc.) Negotiate and generate contracts; creating work plans for events, Coordinate and monitor the timeline of events; Control & update organization calendar; Serve as key member of planning teams for special events and holidays (High Holy Days, Sukkot Block Party, Simchat Torah, Hanukah Family Celebration, Purim, Passover/2nd Seder Dinner, Shavuot and annual fundraiser). Coordinate set ups for weekly religious Services; Order supplies for events and holidays; Arrange audio/visual set ups and support when needed; Attend and present at weekly maintenance and operations meetings. Qualifications: Detail-oriented facilitator able to work well with a wide range of people including clergy, staff, volunteers and members. Demonstrated ability to be flexible, solve problems, and create effective systems. Experience in event planning required, and familiarity with Jewish life and the Park Slope community is desired. Audio/visual capability is a plus. Work week is Wednesday through Sunday.
Please send resume, salary requirements and references to email@example.com.
Health & Human Services
Chief Administrative Officer
FEGS Health & Human Services (“FEGS”) is one of the largest and most diversified not-for-profit health and human service organizations in the United States. Its mission is to help each person achieve greater independence at work, at home, at school and in the community by providing high quality, cost efficient services that meet the ever-changing needs of business, government and society.
FEGS was founded in 1934 to help find work for individuals facing unemployment and to combat discrimination in the workplace. Today, FEGS’ service delivery network provides a diverse array of programs and services in the areas of health, disabilities, homecare, housing, employment/workforce, education, youth and family services.’ The organization assists more than 100,000 individuals and families a year – some 10,000 a day in over 350 facilities throughout the greater New York area.
FEGS’ budget of over $250 million supports a workforce of almost 8,000 staff, volunteers and interns. Thirteen subsidiary corporations, including both not-for-profit and for-profit enterprises are an integral part of the FEGS Health and Human Services network Additionally, FEGS provides management assistance, infrastructure support, capacity building and technical assistance to government, business and the not-for-profit sectors both nationally and internationally.
Reporting directly to the Executive Vice President and responsible to the Chief Executive Officer, the Chief Administrative Officer (“CAO”) will be a key member of the senior leadership team. He or she will be a highly skilled, energetic, and experienced executive who has proven leadership in significant executive management positions, in the nonprofit, for-profit and/or public sectors. The CAO must be an exceptionally strong manager with leadership vision, a sense of entrepreneurship and superior operations skills to assist the Executive Vice President with the running of the organization.
The successful candidate must be capable of integrating seamlessly into the senior leadership team , be thoroughly committed to the organization’s mission and comfortable interacting with external business contacts from private industry, the non-profit sector and government as well as with Board level leadership. In addition, he or she must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and a hands-on management style He or she will be highly intelligent and creative, diplomatic, analytical, of the highest integrity, and possess sound judgment and a sense of humor.
The successful candidate must have demonstrated experience and working knowledge across a broad spectrum of administrative and corporate support service functions with a strong emphasis in at least one or more of the following infrastructure areas: human resources, technology, real estate/facility planning, risk management and/or office services.
Specific Responsibilities Include:
• Establish a strong working partnership with the Executive Vice President, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer, and senior leadership staff built on a shared vision for future growth;
• As a member of the senior leadership team will serve as a strategic partner in the organization’s overall executive planning and future growth strategy, and actively work in collaboration with the senior leadership team to contribute to the overall goals of the organization;
• Provide leadership and overall direction to a team of senior managers and leadership responsible for the administrative /infrastructure operations of the organization
• Establish a vision for shaping and guiding the organization’s human resources strategy, facility/real estate planning, technology resources, risk management strategy and office services functions to support the day to day operations and planned growth of the organization
• Help conceptualize and grow the organization’s for-profit entrepreneurial ventures across a number of areas to help diversify the organizations financial resources
• Serve as liaison to and oversee the organization’s interests in its not-for-profit and for-profit subsidiaries
• Provide support and serve as intermediary and facilitator to senior leadership staff across the organization’s major operating divisions to ensure that all administrative and infrastructure operations effectively support the business units/operations of the organization
• Establish effective management, financial and performance systems and controls to ensure that the organization’s investment in its administrative and infrastructure support services are appropriate and consistent with the needs of the organization
• Work collaboratively and effectively with government, foundations, other funders, and business partners to advance the goals of the organization
Experience and Qualifications:
• An advanced degree from an accredited college or university with emphasis in Business or Public Administration, or another related area.
• A well established and proven track record of at least 15 years of experience at the senior executive level overseeing the administrative and infrastructure operations/functions of a for-profit, non-profit and/ or government organization in one or more of the content areas highlighted above.
• A proven track record of effectively working with businesses organizations and institutions on complex and large scale administrative, infrastructure projects
• Superior organization, project and financial management skills in large and diverse organizational settings.
• Demonstrated ability to work in partnership at the Board level and with C-Level executives, business and community leaders.
• An effective, articulate and persuasive communicator, both verbally and in writing.
• Committed to the mission, purpose and values of FEGS and its programs, with the desire to capitalize on and be part of the team that impacts the organization’s future.
• Results-oriented, team player with high energy, and a skilled communicator with superior relationship building skills.
• An experienced senior executive–collaborative and team-oriented, who can take charge, build consensus, motivate others and affect change; must impart credibility, trust, enthusiasm, integrity and ethics.
For more information about FEGS Health and Human Services System, please visit their website at www.fegs.org.
FEGS Health and Human Services System has retained the services of Harris Rand Lusk to conduct this search. Inquiries, nominations, and applications may be directed in confidence to:
Jack Lusk, Managing Partner
Anne McCarthy, Senior Director
Harris Rand Lusk
261 Madison Avenue, 11th Floor
New York, NY 10016
Office Manager for high end jewelry office in Great Neck New York on Long Island. Prefer someone with experience in the jewelry industry. Computer skills are a must. Individual must be very trustworthy.
Computers:Individual must have basic knowledge of MS Word, MS Excel.
Experience with Jewels 2000 or Quickbooks is preferred.
Suitable candidate is a team player and self-starter with excellent communication and computer skills. Proficiency required in MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Powerpoint, Publisher, Access or related database) and ability to learn programs that are specific to Community Synagogue as well as synagogues in general.
Responsibilities include (and are not limited to):
· Providing logistical support and preparation of materials for clergy programs
· Maintaining clergy calendars and scheduling meetings
· Answering phones and responding to phone messages, email messages and voice mail in a timely manner
· Tracking donations and processing acknowledgements
· Preparing correspondence and maintaining accurate records
· Providing logistical support to clergy for all lifecycle events
· Working with families to coordinate their lifecycle event needs
· Managing projects related to High Holy Day worship services
· Supporting board members, volunteers and synagogue operations as needed
· Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills
· Excellent organizational skills
· PC literate with competency in Microsoft Office Suite
· Ability to successfully multi-task
· Excellence in oral and written communications
· Open to learning and continued growth
· Understanding of Reform Judaism preferable
Position to start immediately. Competitive salary, heath benefits, paid vacation and sick leave. Must have own car and be authorized to work in the US.
Filed under: Administrative.
|Bnei Akiva of NY/NJ is looking for a part time Administrative Assistant to work in the office supporting the Executive Director and other staff.
Job includes 3 days a week working in Midtown Manhattan (20 Hours per week). The office is generally operating on a 4 day work week Monday-Thursday.
Experience and proficiency with QUICKBOOKS & MICROSOFT OFFICE is a MUST. Familiarity with Constant Contact, Google Docs, and website content management is required.
Must have good organizational skills, and the ability to handle customer service matters. A self-starter and quick learner is preferred.
We are looking for someone with conversational or fluent Hebrew.
Title insurance Office position
Seeking Female, Full time employee.
Hours: 9 -5 ,
Expectations: Highly motivated and goal oriented individual. Ability to work well independently in a fast paced environment, meeting deadlines, organizing workload, and maintaining accurate files.
Job Role: Must be Conscientious, Reliable and accountable for tasks and responsibilities.
Excellent communication skills both orally and in writing and attention to detail.
Title insurance experience a plus.
Please call 845-641-0108 and leave a message.
TEMPLE DE HIRSCH SINAI
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR POSITION DESCRIPTION
Temple De Hirsch Sinai (TDHS) is a 1500-family, diverse, two-campus synagogue located in the greater Seattle area. We seek a versatile, energetic Executive Director to lead our administrative staff and partner with our clergy in fulfilling our mission of being a congregation at the forefront of Reform Judaism. Employment will begin during the calendar fourth quarter of 2013. Ideal candidates will have relevant experience with complex organizations, will have an understanding of and passion for Reform Judaism, will enjoy a fast moving and sometimes unpredictable pace, will thrive on multitasking, and will bring to our historic congregation the best of modern management techniques and skills. In partnership with the clergy and Board of Trustees, our new Executive Director will both manage current needs and be a key leader in anticipating, planning and strategizing for the future.
The Executive Director reports to the Board of Trustees, and shares overall authority with the Senior Rabbi, who also reports to the Board. As the senior administrator of the congregation, the Executive Director is responsible and accountable for all operations of the congregation. Specifically these functions include:
There are many skills and attributes required of a successful candidate. These include, but are not limited to:
TDHS offers a competitive salary and benefit package, commensurate with experience. The current Executive Director retires at the end of calendar 2013. Our new Executive Director will begin work on a mutually agreeable date during the fourth quarter of 2013 that allows for some overlap with the outgoing ED.
Applicants should submit qualifications no later than March 30, 2013, to EDSearch@tdhs-nw.org
Information should include:
If there are questions, please direct those to the Search Committee at the email address above.
Tiferet Academy is looking to hire a Operations and Finance Manager for the 2013-2014 school year to help run and support the operations and finances of the school.
Opening in September 2013, Tiferet Academy seeks to be at the forefront of re-imagining the classroom of the future. By leveraging cutting edge technology and educational best practices we aim to both promote the highest quality of education and realize cost savings over the previous generation of classrooms. Tiferet Academy aims to become a child-centered K-8 elementary school.
We take a project-based and blended approach to education through a combination of traditional face-to-face, online, and peer-led learning. Our curriculum is geared towards helping students become enthusiastic learners, analytical thinkers, problem solvers, and ultimately, successful leaders in their communities and industries. We are committed to achieving excellence in both Judaic and secular studies, preparing students for scholastic, social and financial success in the evolving modern world, while instilling a strong love for Torah and Mitzvot, Am Yisrael and Eretz Yisrael, and other Jewish values.
The Operations and Finance Manager position requires someone who is highly organized, a savvy user of technology and other organizational resources, and who works well with others. He or she will possess the ability to set priorities, implement multiple projects, handle details, and work effectively under pressure with minimal supervision.
The responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Financial operations – reviewing financial statements, budget, and audit and ensuring compliance with filing requirements, federal and state.
• Banking and investments – making deposits, cash balances, “investment portfolio”, maintaining relationship with the bank manager and our accountant.
• Payroll and benefits – withholding and reporting, monitoring health insurance coverage, comparison shopping and addressing individual staff problems
• Purchasing and accounts payable – efficient purchasing system and monitoring of budget variances
• Accounts receivable, including financial aid – billing, collections (current year and past year), overseeing enrollment process including: generating enrollment contracts (together with Head of School and Board), liaison with Application & Enrollment System Vendor (e.g., TADS, FACTS), liaison with Finance Committee on tuition setting and Financial Aid distribution, and fielding financial aid appeal
• Vendor Management – liaison with Dept. of Ed. and vendors (Title Funds, MSA-Mandated State Ed, BEDS form)
• Support office staff – coordinating events
• Communication – manage school communications (website, Facebook, Twitter, mailings) and addressing individual parent problems (in conjunction with Head of School)
• Scheduling – busing, arrivals and dismissals
• Logistics – Coordinating with facilities (e.g., security, deliveries)
• Professional development The successful candidate will have a bachelor’s degree and at least three years of successful experience.
The advertised position offers competitive compensation.
Tiferet Academy has the ability to offer health and welfare benefits to employees.
Please apply by completing the application form online at www.tiferet.org/jobs and by sending a resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.