Full Time

Assistant to Synagogue Administrator and Clergy

Congregation B'nai Tikvah 1001 Finnegans Lane, North Brunswick NJ

The Clergy and Administrator Assistant will provide administrative support to the Rabbi, Cantor, and Administrator at Congregation B'nai Tikvah (CBT). The Administrative Assistant will be a proactive, participatory member of the office staff team, providing workable solutions that extend beyond the reach of any one staff person. This is a full-time position and includes front desk receptionist responsibilities as well, including acting as the “gatekeeper” for all calls/visitors, and will be responsible for meeting/greeting visitors and answering/screening calls.
Other general administrative support functions will include, but are not limited to:

• Scheduling meetings and managing the clergy calendar
• Creating documents and manage mailings
• Ordering and maintain supplies at the appropriate level
• Filing, faxing, photocopying
• Be the first welcoming voice/face to members and potential new members
• Assist members with questions and requests as appropriate
• Track all incoming donations and provide timely acknowledgements
• Be able to perform basic trouble-shooting operations on computer
• Keep clergy organized
• Ensure timely mailing of daily outgoing mail
• Collect and distribute mail to all staff and appropriate lay leaders
• Coordinate and produce office-based mailings
• Other duties as assigned

Experience and Qualifications:

Looking for a self-starter who is able to multi-task, work in a team and is computer proficient. Knowledge of MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint required. Knowledge of synagogue operations a plus. Must be able to interact with all types of individuals calling and coming into the office at all times. Works well under occasional pressure.

Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience preferred; demonstrated experience in successfully working with individuals and collaboratively in groups; Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills; Knowledge and understanding of Judaism and Jewish culture, customs, holidays, and familiarity with the needs of a Conservative Jewish congregation.

Please direct all inquiries and submit a cover letter and resume to Lesley Lewkowicz, Executive Director/Synagogue Administrator at Lesley@bnaitikvah.org

Qualifications: 3-5 years of experience.