Administrative Assistant

Location: Caldwell, NJ 07006
Position Administrative Assistant
Organization Type Synagogue

Congregation Agudath Israel (CAI), in Caldwell New Jersey is seeking an administrative assistant to join our team. CAI provides a wide variety of religious, social, educational, cultural, and social action venues for Jewish living, led by an exceptional professional staff, an engaged lay leadership, and an open and growing team of volunteers. We are looking for a friendly, hardworking individual to help us ensure congregants have easy access to caring and knowledgeable resources.

Roles and responsibilities of the position are as follows:
● Correspond with congregants via phone and e-mail and in person, and work to develop relationships with congregants
● Organize and maintain electronic databases and manage file system
● Manage priority tasks and support administrative needs of the Main Office
● Field all phone calls and direct to appropriate parties as needed
● Check and respond to inquiries left on the main line answering machine, route inquiries appropriately
● Oversee and coordinate mailings, such as gift acknowledgments, and other correspondence with the community
● Prepare and send out weekly online “eblast” updates to members
● Maintain inventory of office, kitchen and other building supplies

● Experience working in an administrative capacity with multiple and competing deadlines and projects with quick turnaround times
● Strong customer service mindset and interpersonal skills
● Strong organizational skills with attention to detail
● Excellent time management
● Proficiency with online data management systems (MS Office, Google Drive) a must; able to pull up/assess data quickly
● Proficiency with scheduling/managing Zoom meetings as both a host and administrator
● Be able to lift 10 lbs
● Other responsibilities as needed.

Required to be on-site, hours are typically 9am-4pm.
Be available for additional hours when needed, eligible for overtime pay.

Interested candidates should email a resume and cover letter to

Salary Range, $47,000-$52,000 depending on experience.