Executive Director

Congregation Bet Haverim, located in a university town in Northern California, is a diverse, welcoming, and growing Reform Jewish congregation with over 300 member households. There is a pre-school and thriving religious school program. We are committed to creating a deeply caring Jewish community which meets the educational, spiritual, and social needs of people in all stages of life.

Our Executive Director must be excited to join our team of two Rabbis, an Education Director, and Board of Directors. While the Rabbis are responsible for religious, education, pastoral ,and programmatic areas, the Executive Director provides strategic, financial, operational, and administrative leadership.

Our Executive Director must share our commitment to building a community of belonging. Given the diversity of our community, we honor a range of Jewish religious and spiritual practices and welcome interfaith and multicultural families. We are looking for someone who enjoys interacting with all sorts of people, is respectful of differences of opinion ,and has a warm and caring presence that puts people at ease.

We are seeking an Executive Director who will bring strong financial and operations management skills, attention to detail ensuring our programs and facility run smoothly. You must know how to develop an operational budget and manage financial systems and outsourced services, supervise staff, and ensure compliance with federal, state, and local laws and regulations. We are seeking a leader willing to guide us in navigating security and hate-speech concerns.

The ideal leader will understand Reform Jewish customs and observances and is aligned with our mission and values.

We are looking for a person with experience managing an organization with engaged Partners (members), volunteer committees, and an active Board of Directors.

Compensation is $80,000 – $95,000, commensurate with experience. You’ll receive all standard benefits of medical, retirement, and paid time off, including a generous number of holidays based on the U.S. and Jewish calendars.

If you are interested in leading our “House of Friends,” please send your resume and cover letter to careers@BetHaverim.org. Interviews will be scheduled on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

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