Jobs & Opportunities

Working at KI

Congregation Kehillath Israel (“KI”) provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, sexual orientation, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, KI complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. KI expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.

Let’s Connect

Want to volunteer? Are you an expert in a field that could enrich our community? Or maybe you’d like to become a member of a committee or leadership team? Great! We want to hear about it. Email us and share your thoughts. We are proud of and indebted to KI’s ever-widening circle of lay leaders who contribute in meaningful ways during daily minyan, Shabbat services, and holiday celebrations, by supporting trustees on various committees, and by helping out with the day-to-day operations of our facility. If you’re looking for more of a once-in-a-while volunteer opportunity, please sign up to join KI’s Lotsa Helping Hands community, where you’ll hear when fellow community members need various kinds of support.

Looking for paid employment? In addition to any open positions listed below, we like to keep a database of qualified, interested individuals for our many part-time roles, including b’nei mitzvah tutoring, teaching in the religious school, leading youth services, and substitute teaching in the preschool. Please consider joining our staff of thoughtful, sincere, hard-working Judaic professionals, even in a limited or part-time capacity!  Email us your resume and a short letter explaining your skills and interests and we will be in touch with you about any opportunities that may exist currently or on the horizon.

Open Positions

Events Manager

KI is seeking an Events Manager for a new opportunity. The successful candidate will make a great impression as the first point of contact at this busy institution regarding event planning and production.  KI seeks a dynamic and innovative Events Manager who will operate in a high-functioning, accurate, and fast paced office that is also fun and rewarding.  This role reports to KI’s Executive Director and it includes interfacing with clients, staff, and vendors.  Acumen is essential in the areas of event, community, and financial management.  While on-campus presence is essential, KI’s Event Manager will have flexibility to work remotely as well.

Jewish Educator – Nitzanim

KI is seeking a Jewish Educator to lead Shabbat youth services/programming on Saturday mornings (10:30-12) for the 2021-2022 school year. We are seeking a service leader for children ages 4 & Under. Responsibilities will include planning and leading the group in activities, prayers, song, and movement. The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic and engaging, with experience in Jewish education and a nurturing approach to young children.

Although we are transitioning out of a year of Zoom services, and may continue to offer this occasionally, our goal is to primarily have this as in-person program. Activities should be Shomer Shabbat and in line with traditional Jewish practice. Interested candidates should send their resume and a brief cover letter to Lisa Redisch, Director of Family Engagement.

Jewish Educator – Minyan Atid

KI is seeking a Jewish Educator to lead Shabbat youth services/programming on Saturday mornings (10:30-12)  for the 2021-2022 school year. We are seeking a service leader for children ages 8-11, grades 2-5. Responsibilities will include planning and leading the group in activities, prayers, song, and movement. The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic and engaging, with experience in Jewish education. Although we are transitioning out of a year of Zoom services, and may continue to offer this occasionally, our goal is to primarily have this as an in-person program. Activities should be Shomer Shabbat and in line with traditional Jewish practice. Interested candidates should send their resume and a brief cover letter to Lisa Redisch.

KIRS Teacher 

The Kehillath Israel Religious School (KIRS) is seeking religious school teachers to teach Judaics and Hebrew language. Judaics topics include weekly parsha, Jewish history, Jewish holidays, and prayer. As we are a Conservative shul, teachers must be comfortable teaching traditional prayer liturgy. Class is in session from 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm on Mondays and Thursdays throughout the school year, with Monday afternoons including a 45 minute experiential education block, which will occasionally be led by the teacher. Teachers will be expected to plan their own lessons outside of school hours.

For more information on our school, check out our website: www.congkirs.org  Pay is competitive and commensurate with experience and education. All candidates will be required to undergo a background check. Please send a resume and a brief cover letter to Lisa Redisch, Director of Family Engagement.