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Maintenance and Events Staff Person

Posted on July 9, 2019

Our Vision
Central Synagogue is a thriving reform congregation in midtown Manhattan, serving 2,500 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 http://www.centralsynagogue.org

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Job Summary/Objective
Maintains the buildings interiors/exteriors in a clean and orderly manner; performs a variety of custodial and building maintenance duties as directed. Sets up and breaks down events at the facilities as directed, and performs related work as required. This position is responsible for the safe and daily operations of the facilities.

Reports to:
The Buildings Manager, Assistant Buildings Manager in the Facilities Department

Date:
July 2019

Events and Maintenance Staff Person:

  • Sweeps, scrubs, mops and waxes floors; vacuums and cleans rugs; washes, dusts and polishes furniture, woodwork, pictures and shelves; empties and cleans waste receptacles; cleans walls, fountains, windows and restrooms and replenishes cleaning supplies.
  • Must have experience using carpet cleaning and floor buffing machines.
  • Turns out lights and locks doors and windows
  • Reports necessary repairs
  • Cleans and maintains equipment used in work
  • May perform a variety of building maintenance tasks including minor repairs, light carpentry, painting and touch-ups. 
  • Sets up and breaks down events; moves materials; assists in the operation of the Nursery and Religious Schools
  • Available for special events and High Holy Days.
  • Promptly informs management of any injury, safety and/or security issues.

Core Competencies:

  • The methods, materials and equipment used in events, janitorial and building maintenance.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Maintain a safe and hazard free work environment for the Staff, Students, Clergy, Congregation, and fellow employees.
  • Report any suspicious/illegal activity to a supervisor and/or Security immediately.

Communication:

  • To perform a variety of manual tasks; follow oral and written directions; plan and complete assigned duties on a regular schedule; maintain good working relationships with others. Ability to maintain privacy and confidentiality.
  • Report any suspicious/illegal activity to a supervisor and/or Security immediately.
  • We reserve the right to modify job duties and responsibilities at any time.

Other

Hours

  • Full Time, Schedule may Fluctuate, May be required to work Fridays and Saturdays for Services, Weekends, Holidays and High Holidays.
  • Non-Exempt and eligible for OT over 40 hours per week with the supervisor’s approval.

Application Process
Please submit a resume via email to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) with the subject line “Maintenance and Events Staff”.

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Executive Assistant to the Executive Director

Job Summary/Objective
The Executive Assistant reports to the Executive Director and plays a critical role in the coordination of Board activities to ensure effective oversight of meetings, communications, and compliance with our bylaws. He/she also plans and maintains the annual calendar for key events for staff and board, coordinates all staff meetings and events, board events, as well as special congregational events including the annual meeting. He/she plays a critical role in the High Holy Days including coordination of our community service, and other projects as needed, including, for example, oversight of work planning across the Executive Director’s team. He/she also supervises the front desk/receptionist who manages our main phone line, office supplies, and other related tasks. Additionally, he/she supports with assistance from the receptionist, the Executive Director with calendar management, travel, expense reporting and other administrative tasks. This individual must be comfortable in a fast-paced environment, able to work independently and operate with high attention to detail. He/she will interface regularly with senior staff, board, and our congregation. Outlined below is a more detailed list of key responsibilities. Given the nature of synagogue work, a great deal of flexibility and a ‘can-do’ attitude are essential as we work to address the needs of a large community.

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Job Summary/Objective
Provide operational support to the religious school, Family Engagement and camp programs.

Reports to:
Director of the Religious School with a dotted line to Camp Director during the summer

Hours

  • Full-time, non-exempt and eligible for OT
  • School Year: Monday 12-7, T-Th 10-7, F 10-4:30, with occasional later evening or weekend work Summer: 8:30am-4:30pm Expected to work some High Holy Days

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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.