Director of Education and Engagement at Temple Beth-El in Ithaca, New York

Location: Ithaca, NY 14850

Temple Beth-El, Ithaca NY [], a welcoming, progressive, egalitarian, Conservative/Masorti congregation, seeks a dynamic educator-administrator to serve as Director of Education and Engagement, effective July 1, 2024. This full-time leadership position includes the responsibilities of directing the Religious School (pre-K through high school), Preschool, Youth Activities, and Family Programming.
The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong background and experience as a Jewish educator, a commitment to Jewish life, and the imagination and energy to engage current and attract new members to an active synagogue community. We seek an individual with strong administrative and communication skills, judgment, and maturity, as well as experience successfully facilitating programs, developing curriculum, and managing staff and budgets. A master's degree in Jewish Education or its equivalent is required. The Search Committee will begin reviewing applications immediately, and will continue until the position is filled.
Please send a personal statement, resume, and a list of at least three references, including one from a supervisor, to: Search Committee, Temple Beth-El, 402 North Tioga Street, Ithaca, NY 14850 or
Frequently cited statistics show that women and individuals from underrepresented groups apply for positions only if they meet 100% of the qualifications. Temple Beth-El encourages you to break that statistic and apply. No one ever meets 100% of the qualifications. We look forward to your application.