Beth El Temple Center is searching for a Temple Administrator to join our team. This key role is responsible for smooth and efficient administrative function of the temple and supervising custodial staff. Reporting to the Rabbi and the Temple President, the Temple Administrator is a full-time benefits-eligible position.

About Us

A warm and inclusive synagogue, Beth El Temple Center is a mid-sized congregation, affiliated with the Union for Reform Judaism. We are located in Belmont, Massachusetts and serve many surrounding communities, including Cambridge, Watertown, Waltham, Lexington, Arlington, and Somerville. With a strong egalitarian tradition, Beth El Temple Center welcomes Jews and their families who want to be a part of our Jewish community, including interfaith families, members of the LGBTQ community, and people with disabilities.

About the Role

  • Manage the day-to-day work of the custodial staff; including supervising room set-up, daily maintenance and cleaning, procedures relating to services, outdoor landscaping/clean-up duties, and building/equipment repairs
  • Prepare the Temple for each Jewish Holiday and its corresponding capital needs
  • Liaise with and oversee the work of vendors, including IT and general building maintenance
  • Handle office administration such as answering calls, taking messages, greeting scheduled visitors, distributing mail, filing paperwork, maintaining materials and ordering supplies
  • Utilizing Chaverware database to input, track and report membership data with strict confidentiality
  • Create and distribute a wide variety of communications with high attention to detail
  • Recruit and oversee the work of office volunteers
  • Provide administrative support to the Rabbi and the Cantor, including calendar management, making copies, and drafting correspondence

About You

  • Senior level of experience working in administrative capacity in non-profit institutions
  • Knowledge of Jewish lifecycle events and holidays is a plus, but not required
  • Proven success handling a wide range of administrative and operational responsibilities with competing priorities - ability to multi-task graciously and effectively
  • Exceptional organizational skills, including creating physical and digital systems to improve efficiency, productivity and employee/member experience
  • Experience supervising people (staff or volunteers)
  • Good judgement - ability to exercise discretion with confidential information, pride of ownership and understanding when to seek help
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Professional customer service orientation
  • Advanced computer skills, including Microsoft Word and Excel; experience with Access or another database is highly desirable

Please apply with your resume and an optional cover letter via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

PART-TIME YOUTH ADVISOR POSITION AVAILABLE 

Beth El Temple Center (BETC) in Belmont, MA, is seeking an enthusiastic grad student or young professional to be the Youth Advisor to our Senior Youth Group (BEFTY). 

The responsibilities of the Senior Youth Group Advisor (approx. range 20-25 hours per month) salaried position include: 

  • Advising BEFTY Board on planning, organizing, publicizing, and execution of events 
  • Working closely with the BETC Youth Committee, Director of Education, and temple leaders to implement the BETC Youth Program vision 
  • Attending all BEFTY events and activities, and Youth Committee meetings 
  • Attending regional youth group events with interested BETC youth 
  • Increasing participation of BETC youth in youth group activities 
  • Mentoring BETC youth to create strong Jewish identities and use Jewish ideals and ethics in their daily decision-making 
  • Overseeing youth group budget and finances 

Qualifications include prior experience working with youth programs and a strong Jewish identity. 

Submit resumes to Liz Canter, Youth Committee Chair, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Beth El Temple Center, a Reform congregation in Belmont, MA is currently looking to hire enthusiastic and knowledgeable teachers for the 2018-2019 school year who love working with students ranging in age from preschool through 12th grade! 

Why work at Beth El Temple Center?

  • Teachers enjoy a supportive, professional teaching environment with paid professional development sessions & highly competitive salaries.
  • We are located at 2 Concord Ave in Belmont, just across the border from Cambridge, easily accessible by public transportation. 
  • Great experience for undergraduate and masters students anticipating future careers in Judaism, education, or special needs. 
  • Positions fit nicely with a school or work schedule. 

We are currently looking for teachers during the following days/times: 

Sunday School: Sun, 8:30-11:00am and/or 11:15-1:45pm 
Hebrew School: Wednesdays 4:00-6:00pm 
Teen Program: Thursdays, 6:00-8:00pm 

For questions or to apply, email your resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and/or call (617) 484-6668. 

Beth El Temple Center, a Reform congregation in Belmont, MA is looking to hire a dynamic and enthusiastic songleader or music teacher to teach music on Sunday mornings. This person will work with grades Preschool through 7th grade about 2 times a month (about 15 Sundays a year). 

Other opportunities for song leading on Shabbat or holidays may be available as well. 

Why work at Beth El Temple Center?

  • Teachers enjoy a supportive, professional teaching environment with paid professional development sessions & highly competitive salaries. 
  • We are located at 2 Concord Ave in Belmont, just across the border from Cambridge, easily accessible by public transportation. 
  • Great experience for undergraduate and masters students anticipating future careers in Judaism, education, or special needs. 
  • Positions fit nicely with a school or work schedule. 

For questions or to apply, email your resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and/or call (617) 484-6668.

Contact Info

Beth El Temple Center
2 Concord Ave
Belmont, MA 02478
(617) 484-6668
info@betheltemplecenter.org