Jewish Reconstructionist Congregation in Evanston is looking for an Administrative Assistant to join our team. We are known for our cutting-edge approach to creating Jewish Community. Our congregation is as diverse as the American Jewish community, including observant and nonobservant Jews, interfaith families, blended families, people of color, gays and lesbians, believers and nonbelievers.
The ideal candidate is a dynamic person who communicates and interacts well with a variety of staff, board members, volunteers and donors. This person is the first line of contact for members and guests. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are important as are effective problem solving skills, attention to detail and ability to project empathy and understanding.
Responsibilities include administrative support for both the Executive Director and the Assistant Rabbi for Education, as well as general office support. Tasks include calendar management, event scheduling and implementation, filing, letter writing and other assignments as required. Manages office equipment and handles vendor communications and relations. Maintains member and student records in database. Comfortable managing numerous details for multiple projects, and have the ability to handle nuanced, sensitive or confidential information with tact. Must be digitally savvy with excellent computer skills.
This is a full time position, 5 days a week including some Sunday hours during the school year.
Medical/Dental/Vision coverage, paid sick leave, paid vacation.
Minimum Education Required