Job Opening


Position:          Program Director - Beth Jacob Synagogue

Hours:             Salaried position; estimated 30-32 hours per week;Flexible schedule, can work partly from home; Some evenings and weekends required

Salary:             $30-$36K per year; paid vacation and holidays; Possible to earn additional income as a teacher in our religious school

Begins:            9/1/18; earlier start date is possible

Beth Jacob Synagogue ( has welcomed Jews in central Vermont for more than a century. Our community provides support for a full range of Jewish life cycle events, religious education, and cultural experiences in our new, lovely Montpelier building.

Our Program Director will:

  • Create and coordinate programs that engage synagogue members and the wider community: holiday celebrations; arts, literary, and culinary events; family activities, etc.
  • Lead outreach efforts to increase visibility and build membership.
  • Manage a variety of administrative tasks: database, website, calendar, mailings, building operations, admin support for religious school.
  • Recruit and coordinate volunteers to assist with the tasks above.
  • Assist with fundraising through member appeals and grants.

Qualities required:

  • Self-starter, creative thinker, problem solver, well-organized
  • Extrovert: comfortable interacting with a variety of personalities
  • Computer savvy: comfortable with social media, databases, designing marketing materials
  • Knowledge of Jewish practice and culture a big plus

To apply, please send your resume plus a brief letter describing your qualifications and interest to

Position opened until filled.