Posted on April 23, 2018
Central Synagogue is a thriving reform congregation in midtown Manhattan, serving 2,300 families and the larger community. We work tirelessly toward a world in which Judaism is central to the lives of Jews everywhere and is a profound and positive force for humanity. We are relentless in our pursuit of that goal, constantly evolving to reach far beyond the walls of our synagogue to learn, worship, serve and continually redefine what it means to be Jewish today. For more information about our organization visit www.centralsynagogue.org.
About the Opportunity
The Chief Development Officer (CDO) is responsible for leading all fundraising efforts. The CDO will build on the success of current development programs, articulate an ongoing strategy, offer innovative thinking, process improvements and will execute impeccably.
The CDO reports to Marcia Caban, Executive Director, who joined Central in 2016, and works closely and collaboratively with her, clergy and with the impressive Board. In concert with the Board and clergy, Ms. Caban has set clear benchmarks and standards for the administrative side of the organization.
The CDO has a staff of 2 with the potential to add another.
He/she will be joining at a particularly exciting time in the life of the synagogue.
Qualifications and Success Factors
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job and may change at any time.
For Confidential Consideration
Sets up and breaks down events at the facilities as directed, and performs related work as required. Maintains the buildings interiors/exteriors in a clean and orderly manner; performs a variety of custodial and building maintenance duties as directed. This position is responsible for the safe and daily operations of the facilities.
July 19, 2018
The Manager for Volunteerism & Adult Education will be a part of the Adult Engagement team. They will be responsible for working with lay leaders, staff, and outside organizations to create and support meaningful service opportunities for our members. They will manage existing volunteer programs, assess new volunteer opportunities developing principles to determine where we want to engage, and work to streamline our program management processes. They will also be responsible for the day-to-day logistics for all regular adult education classes. This individual will collaborate and contribute to the overall goals of the Adult Engagement team, and may also be responsible for overseeing a range of special adult engagement programming throughout the calendar year.
July 3, 2018
The Marketing and Communications Manager is responsible for increasing awareness of, driving traffic to, and adding value to Central Synagogue and its offerings by translating program goals into effective marketing communications. Using data, he/she will evaluate opportunities to improve our communications strategy to increase readership and participation in our synagogue. The position will oversee marketing of the following areas: Adult Education including: Core Groups, 20s & 30s, Social Action/Community Organizing, Center for Exploring Judaism, Israel; Membership; and High Holy Days.
May 11, 2018
The Associate Teacher is a member of the Central Synagogue May Family Nursery School teaching team who shares in the education, care, and well-being of his or her assigned group of students. Under the guidance of the Nursery School administration, the Associate Teacher is required to implement planned curriculum, participate in team meetings and to uphold the objectives and overall philosophy of the Central Synagogue May Family Nursery School. The Associate Teacher works closely with the head teacher/s and reports to the Early Childhood Director.
April 23, 2018
The Assistant Teacher is a member of the Central Synagogue May Family Nursery School teaching team who shares in the education, care, and well-being of his or her assigned group of students. Under the guidance of the Nursery School administration, the Assistant Teacher is required to implement planned curriculum, participate in team meetings and to uphold the objectives and overall philosophy of the Central Synagogue May Family Nursery School. The Assistant Teacher works closely with the Head Teacher/s and reports to the Early Childhood Director.
April 23, 2018
Central Synagogue, a 503(c) religious organization, employs 80 full-time and 30+ part time staff positions in more than a dozen departments, including our Religious School; Nursery School and Early Childhood Center; clergy study; membership, finance, communications, technology, development, maintenance, events, and administrative support teams. Our staff, which we consider "a team," is committed to excellence in our work. Central offers generous benefits and paid time off to its employees. We invite you to review our current openings and apply here. Central Synagogue is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
X Central Synagogue will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, age, sexual orientation, sex, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship, military status, marital status, physical and mental disability, or any other characteristic protected by law. It is the policy of the Congregation that certain positions must be filled by persons of the Jewish faith as a bona fide occupational qualification. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment. All employees, regardless of position, are expected to maintain and contribute to this policy.