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Administrator /Membership Coordinator

Bethesda Jewish Congregation seeks an organized and engaging Administrator/Membership Coordinator. BJC is a warm, inclusive, and diverse community located in suburban Maryland. This is a great role for someone who seeks part-time, flexible and meaningful work, with the opportunity to operate remotely in consultation with the rabbi and lay supervisors

We are seeking a professional interested and ready to oversee all administrative functions of the synagogue, partnering with the Rabbi, Program and Social Media Coordinator, Board of Trustees, and member volunteers. 

The Administrator is the front-line contact with our community and with other Jewish, cultural, and administrative-related organizations.

Key responsibilities and tasks include: 

  • Handling billing and accounts, working closely with the Treasurer, and providing general office management. Purchasing supplies.
  • Being the first point of contact for phone and email inquiries, referring those to appropriate parties as needed
  • Serving as primary liaison to maintenance staff and all building users, attending weekly meetings.
  • Partnering with the Program and Social Media Coordinator to work with a volunteer cadre and support synagogue operations.

  • Attending monthly board meetings and prepare necessary documents.

  • Being available to provide onsite support to the rabbi and congregation for religious services.

  • Reaching out to existing and potential members, working with the chair of the Membership Committee.


The ideal candidate will have strong organizational, administrative, interpersonal, and communication skills, particularly:

  • Basic competencies in financial management, budgeting and reporting, and internal controls.

  • Intermediate proficiency in MS Office and ShulCloud or similar congregation/customer-support software, or the ability to quickly learn new software.

  • Self-motivated, ability to manage own time and drive efficiencies.

  • Demonstrated customer-service orientation, preferably in a membership or volunteer setting.

  • Strong communicator, able to handle challenging and sensitive situations.

  • Highly organized and resourceful.

  • Administrative experience.

  • Familiarity with Jewish values, customs, and traditions.


This is part-time position with competitive salary, PTO, and full household membership at BJC.


Salary range beginning at $39,000


TO APPLY:  Send a resume and cover letter to 


Sun, May 29 2022 28 Iyyar 5782