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Alumni Job Board

The Heschel School is now compiling available job opportunities from our community as a resource for Heschel alumni.

Please post available positions using the link below. Listings will be posted on a regular basis on this page. If you have any questions, please contact alumni@heschel.org.

* If a position has been filled that you have posted, please email us at alumni@heschel.org so we can remove the post.

Posted Positions

Fundraising & Development Coordinator - Comic Relief USA

Position Available 
Fundraising & Development Coordinator

Company/Organization 
Comic Relief USA

Job Description 
Comic Relief USA seeks a Fundraising & Development Coordinator to help support our fundraising, database marketing and management efforts. This is a unique opportunity for a talented, committed, and results-oriented individual who is passionate about our mission to use the power of entertainment to drive positive change.

This position is based in New York City. The position will work closely with all members of the Fundraising & Development team, Marketing, Finance, and Grants.

Website 
https://www.idealist.org/en/nonprofit-job/6a54198a370d4ab1afc754de1f722e21-fundraising-development-coordinator-comic-relief-usa-new-york

Contact Email 
e.finkelstein@comicrelief.org

Asset Management Analyst - RXR Realty

RXR Realty LLC (“RXR”) is a New York-based vertically integrated real estate operating and development company, having approximately 500 employees with expertise in a wide array of value creation activities including distressed investments, uncovering value in complex transactions, structured finance investments and real estate development. The RXR platform manages 69 commercial real estate properties and investments with an aggregate gross asset value of approximately $18.1 billion, comprising approximately 24.6 million square feet of commercial operating properties and approximately 6,200 multi-family and for sale units in various stages of development in the New York Metropolitan area as of September 30, 2018.

Job Description 
RXR Realty currently has an outstanding career opportunity for an Analyst to work in the Asset Management group. The Analyst will assist in the preparation and maintenance of monthly, quarterly, and annual lender and investor reports and presentations. The role entails working with the asset and portfolio managers to perform detailed financial analyses maintain financial models and interact with various internal departments. 

Responsibilities
• Assist in preparation of monthly, quarterly, and annual lender and investor reports and presentations
• Assist with the development and updating of financial models and analyses, including discounted cash flows, IRR analysis, NPV analysis, etc. for each asset utilizing Microsoft Excel and Argus
• Assist in performing refinancing analyses, quarterly valuations, leasing NPV/NER, and other ad hoc requirements
• Assist in the preparation of annual budgets 
• Provide support in the preparation of quarterly reforecasts and variance analyses
• Assist with maintenance of Asset Manager reports
• Interact with internal systems and software to effectuate daily responsibilities

Essential Skills & Qualifications
• Bachelor’s Degree in finance, real estate, accounting, or related field
• Proficient in Microsoft Office; Argus skills a plus but not required; Experience with Kardin a plus but not required
• Effective oral and written communication skills
• Ability to work both independently and as a team member
• Ability to multi-task effectively
• Detailed oriented, team player

Compensation
Commensurate with Experience

Location
This position will be based out of Manhattan.

Website 
www.rxrrealty.com

Contact Email 
jwasserman@rxrrealty.com

Executive Assistant -  Footsteps

Executive Assistant

Company/Organization 
Footsteps

Job Description 
Footsteps has an exciting opportunity for an individual to provide overall executive level coordination and support to the Executive Director in all aspects of her daily activities, including the fundraising efforts of this rapidly growing organization. The ideal candidate is passionate about Footsteps’ mission, energetic, extremely detail orientated, thrives in a fast-paced environment, highly professional and discreet, and has strong interpersonal skills along with excellent written and verbal communication skills.
 

Website 
https://www.footstepsorg.org/jobs-and-internships-2/#executive_assistant

Contact Email 
opportunities@footstepsorg.org

Spanish Translator -  The Bronx Defenders

Spanish Translator

Company/Organization 
The Bronx Defenders

Job Description 
Responsibilities
The Translator works on the frontlines of the criminal justice system, side by side with our criminal defense and family defense attorneys, social workers and other Bronx Defenders staff. The Translator will be based at the 161st Street Justice Campus, meeting clients and staff in Bronx County Court offices as needed.

A focus on doing what is best for our clients and on collaboration is essential to any position at The Bronx Defenders. Confidentiality, respect, and discretion are imperative to any and all candidates

Responsibilities:

  • The translator will respond to requests for assistance with Spanish speaking clients, augmented by a large number of bi-lingual Bronx Defenders staff. Excellent oral and written communication skills, in Spanish and English, are critical 
  • Hours are generally 10 am to 6 pm; flexibility in response to client and staff needs required
  • Translators will also provide administrative support which may include front desk reception support, clerical projects, and office responsibilities 
  • Qualifications
  • Associate’s degree from an accredited institution, preferably in criminal justice or an allied field
  • Evidence of Spanish/English oral and written translation proficiency; practical experience may be considered
  • one (1) year of office or legal clerical experience
  • excellent organizational, teamwork/customer service skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and problem-solving skills
  • Strong team player who also works well individually
  • Understands the pressures of working in a busy, client-focused non-profit environment and demonstrates the potential for working well with attorneys who have a wide range of personalities, communication styles, and skills
  • Is proficient at identifying priorities and knowing when to escalate issues


An equivalent combination of knowledge, skills, abilities, experience, and education may be considered

Preferred:
Certification in Spanish/English translation
Language skills beyond Spanish and English
Facility with technology tools and able to master new applications quickly 

Salary is commensurate with experience. For candidates with relevant experience, the salary range for this position would be approximately $45,000 to $50,000. Full-time employees are also eligible for a comprehensive benefits package including but not limited to medical, dental and vision coverage; a 403(b) plan with employer contribution; a generous vacation, sick leave, and parental leave policy; and a professional development fund. More specific information about salary and benefits will be provided when and if an offer is extended.

Website 
https://careers-bronxdefenders.icims.com/jobs/1370/translator/job?mode=view&mobile=false&width=900&height=500&bga=true&needsRedirect=false&jan1offset=-300&jun1offset=-240

Contact Email 
ziarae@bronxdefenders.org

Havurah Teacher - JCC Manhattan

Havurah Teacher

Company/Organization 
JCC Manhattan

Job Description 
The Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan is currently hiring teachers for its Havurah Program. Havurah is an alternative Jewish education opportunity for nursery through second grade children, focused on fostering Jewish community and identity through hands-on learning about Jewish stories, values, traditions, customs, music, culture, holidays, and more.

Qualifications and Responsibilities:

Availability from 2:30-5:30 PM on 22 Saturdays between Oct - May.

Understanding of child development and a deep commitment to working with children.

Love for Judaism and a wide-range knowledge of biblical and Jewish folk stories, as well as Jewish values, culture, customs, and traditions.

Experience creating developmentally appropriate and exciting curricula for children.

Strong writing skills and the ability to convey weekly learning experiences to parents through reflections.

Compensation: $65.00 per teaching hour ($130 per session) with room to grow in subsequent years.

To apply, please send cover letter and resume to gkula@jccmanhattan.org

Website 
http://www.jewish-journeys.org/havurah/

Contact Email 
Gkula@jccmanhattan.org

Health Justice Director - New York Lawyers for the Public Interest

Job Description 
This position is a remarkable opportunity for an experienced, creative leader to build on NYLPI’s strengths and successes, and increase our impact by developing and managing ambitious cases and campaigns. The Health Justice Director will provide strategic leadership, identifying systemic health-related issues and policies that affect clients and communities and pursuing powerful solutions by creatively combining organizing, policy advocacy, and high-impact litigation to achieve community goals. The director will maintain a bold and collaborative advocacy culture with program staff and will work to enhance relationships with client communities, advocacy and community groups, the courts, pro bono partners, government agencies, elected and other public officials, the media, and the nonprofit legal community.

Reporting to the Legal Director, the Health Justice Director is responsible for the day-to-day management, professional development, and evaluation of the legal, advocacy, and administrative staff in the Health Justice program (current FTE’s: 2.5 staff attorneys, 1 community organizer).

The Health Justice Director will collaborate with NYLPI’s Disability Justice and Environmental Justice programs and with community and coalition partners. With NYLPI’s Development team, the Health Justice Director will pursue grants and report to funders on our work.

The Health Justice Director frequently speaks publicly about NYLPI’s work, presenting testimony, interviewing with the media, and taking other opportunities to educate and pursue Health Justice as a thought leader.

Website 
https://nylpi.org/career/health-justice-director/

Contact Email 
jobs@nylpi.org

Bookkeeper/Staff Accountant - Sutton Place Synagogue

Position Available 
Bookkeeper/Staff Accountant

Company/Organization 
Sutton Place Synagogue

Job Description 
Growing and engaging Conservative synagogue seeks a well-organized individual to help oversee the financial management of the Synagogue. The Staff Accountant/ Bookkeeper will work in a collaborative, team-oriented environment with the Executive Director, Board Treasurer and out of house Bookkeeping Company. The Staff Accountant/ Bookkeeper will manage communications between the synagogue and the out of house Bookkeeping Company. The main responsibilities will be to weekly prepare A/R, A/P and bi weekly prepare payroll. This position reports to the Executive Director. 

Key Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to: 

• Prepare accounts payable for entry 
• Log and enter accounts receivable including but not limited to membership fees, nursery tuition, men’s club, women’s league and capital campaign contributions 
• Prepare semi-monthly payroll
• Monitor and oversee employee benefits
• Assist with month-end and year-end financial reports as well as preparing for the annual financial audit 
• Assist with preparing audit related reports and backup 
• Review receipts for credit card expenditures and credit card reconciliations 

Qualifications 

Job Requirements, Skills and Qualifications: 
Candidate will have 
• Bachelor Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, or related field. 1-3 years of experience in the field preferred. 
• Knowledge of accounting systems required. Knowledge of Quickbooks preferred. 
• Computer skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office, and experience in shulcloud a plus. 
• Accounting experience with a non-profit organization is a plus. 
• Strong organizational & interpersonal skills, with a welcoming and positive attitude and a professional presentation. Customer service focus is critical. 
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills 
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and Google Docs. Knowledge of Shulcloud is a plus. 
• Strong time management skills
• Ability to multi-tasking and prioritize work with a strong attention to detail 
• Ability to function effectively in a fluid environment and be a team player 
• Capability to handle sensitive information with a high degree of confidentiality and discretion 
• Ability to initiate and complete projects in a timely manner
• Flexibility and a healthy sense of humor 
• Experience in an office setting 
• Familiarity with Jewish customs and practice a plus

Website 
https://spsnyc.org/

Contact Email 
hgold@spsnyc.org

Office Admin -  Sutton Place Synagogue

Position Available 
Office Admin

Company/Organization 
Sutton Place Synagogue

Job Description 
Growing and engaging Conservative synagogue seeks a well-organized individual to help manage the daily operations in a friendly and professional manner. The office administrator will be the first face in the office that members and visitors will intact with. They should be warm and friendly when talking with our membership. Our team is active in all aspects of the synagogue. This position reports to the Executive Director. 

Key Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to: 

• Administrative support to Executive Director, Rabbi and Cantor
• Answer all incoming calls to the temple and direct to the appropriate staff member 
• Accurate and detailed data entry when processing new member data; maintaining membership database; tracking and ensuring timely thank you notes for donations
• Being knowledgeable about Sutton Place Synagogue activities and programs 

Job Requirements, Skills and Qualifications: 
Candidate will have 
• Strong organizational & interpersonal skills, with a welcoming and positive attitude and a professional presentation. Customer service focus is critical. 
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills 
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and Google Docs. Knowledge of Shulcloud is a plus. 
• Strong time management skills
• Ability to multi-tasking and prioritize work with a strong attention to detail 
• Ability to function effectively in a fluid environment and be a team player 
• Capability to handle sensitive information with a high degree of confidentiality and discretion 
• Ability to initiate and complete projects in a timely manner
• Flexibility and a healthy sense of humor 
• Experience in an office setting 
• Familiarity with Jewish customs and practice a plus 

Website 
https://spsnyc.org/

Contact Email 
hgold@spsnyc.org

Bookkeeper and Financial Associate - Women's International Zionist Organization

Position Available 
Bookkeeper and Financial Associate

Company/Organization 
Women's International Zionist Organization

Job Description 
Position Summary: 
Working under the supervision of the Executive Director, the bookkeeper and financial associate will oversee and manage the day-to-day operation and maintenance of the financial records and attend to general administrative duties. The bookkeeper and financial associate should be able to work efficiently and effectively with little daily supervision and in accordance with GAAP (Generally Acceptable Accounting Principles) and in compliance with all laws, regulatory requirements and generally accepted standards and best practices applicable to the organization to minimize any potential risk to the organization. Must be organized, detail oriented, proficient with database management and able to meet deadlines.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities Include But Are Not Limited To:
• Record donor contributions
• Reconcile and deposit incoming cash and checks
• Prepare various financial reports using QuickBooks and Raiser’s Edge
• Donor acknowledgment letters and correspondence
• Verify, write and record payments to vendors and others
• Reconcile Bank accounts
• Monthly Reconciliation of Credit Card Accounts
• Payroll
• Administration of insurance-policy renewals and compliance items, such payroll taxes, etc.
• Petty Cash Account Reconciliation
• Communicate with donors, vendors and banking contacts
• Assist with preparation of annual audit and quarterly tax filings and work directly with accounting firm. 
• Run all financial reports, as required weekly, monthly and quarterly
• Provide administrative support in fundraising, event planning and budgeting
• Assist the Executive Director with budget development and strategic planning by providing accurate and timely reports 
• Transfer funds and maintain accurate transfer records
• Develop reports based on board needs
• Coordinate with IT on all computer hardware and software issues
• Manage LogMeIn users
• Manage RE users
• Handle requests for information and data
• Maintain office supply inventories
• Database Management – Manage and update Raiser’s Edge database on a daily basis, including entering and editing donor contact information.


KEY Competencies:
• Excellent communication skills – written and verbal
• Show initiative, ability to work quickly, accurately and with great attention to detail
• Excellent organizational skills
• Ability to work to deadline
• Honest, discreet and trustworthy
• Team player
• Able to work independently
• Available to work additional hours as projects or events demand
• Physically able to perform all tasks and services required to perform the job

• Minimum Requirements: 
Bachelor’s Degree required
• Minimum 2 years of accounting experience
• Working Knowledge of Blackbaud’s Raiser’s Edge or similar nonprofit software preferred
• Good working knowledge of QuickBooks and Microsoft Office including Word and Excel

*PLEASE INDICATE MINIMUM SALARY REQUIREMENT WHEN APPLYING*
Salary commensurate on experience. Paid holidays and vacation. Medical Insurance.

ABOUT WIZO: 
Next to the Israeli government, WIZO is the largest provider of social welfare services in the country. Founded in 1920, the Women’s International Zionist Organization (WIZO) is a world-wide volunteer organization supporting and operating over 800 social welfare projects aiming to improve the lives of women, children, and the elderly living in Israel. As a non-political movement, WIZO is dedicated to the advancement of the status of women, the betterment of family and community welfare and the encouragement of Jewish education around the world.

As a powerful voice for all Jewish women, in 1959 WIZO was recognized by the United Nations as a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) and was the first Zionist organization granted consultative status as the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) and the United Nations Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF). WIZO USA is committed to promoting and supporting the WIZO mission, projects, and services through its numerous regional and local chapters.
NO PHONE INQUIRIES, PLEASE

Website 
wizousa.org

Contact Email 
slhenkin@wizousa.org