Talmud Torah School is the leader in Jewish and secular education in
Edmonton through our offering of a rigorous and comprehensive academic
program of general and Judaic studies. It is a public school with a
student body that encompasses all walks of Judaism and a faculty which
encompasses the broad Canadian mosaic. Our school places priority on
developing critical, independent and creative thought and expression;
a strong command of the Hebrew language; as well as an appreciation of
the history, wisdom, spiritual depth and ethical guidance of Judaism.
We welcome and embrace children from the entire spectrum of the Jewish
community, regardless of religious observance or economic means.

Looking for an innovative, outgoing and independent Executive Director
with love for Judaism who will work closely with student, Board of
Directors, school administrators and the local Jewish community to
create a vibrant and engaged Jewish Day School. Must be an excellent
communicator with experience building and maintaining relationships
with students, alumni, and other key stakeholders.

The Executive Director will lead all financial, human resources,
facility, technology and administrative operations for the Talmud
Torah Society. The Executive Director will manage and supervise a
small administrative team.

Gifts to the Talmud Torah Society have made out growth possible, and
an ever broadening and deeper philanthropic program will be necessary
for us to sustain and grow our School in the years ahead. We seek an
Executive Director who will passionately and effectively tell the
story of why the Talmud Torah Society matters and why it should be the
beneficiary of support from our broadly defined collection of

This is a full time position requiring some evening and weekend hours.

Board Governance:
Responsible for leading Talmud Torah Society in a manner that supports
and guides the organization’s mission as defined by the Board of
Directors. Responsible for communicating effectively with the Board and
providing, in a timely and accurate manner, all information necessary
for the Board to function properly and to make informed
decisions. Finance Performance and Viability: Develops resources
sufficient to ensure the financial health of the
organization. Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive
Director will manage all financial operations, including accounting
and financial reporting, billing, collections, purchasing, expense
control, cash management and analysis, contract negotiations,
budgeting and investments. With the support of a bookkeeper, maintain
banking relationships and coordinate with outside accountants for tax
and audit preparation. Work with outside legal counsel and insurance
experts and employment, liability and real estate issues. Responsible
for fiscal management that generally anticipates operating within the
approved budget, ensures maximum resource utilization, and maintenance
of the organization in a positive financial position. Organization
Mission and Strategy: Works with the board and staff to ensure that the
mission is fulfilled through programs, strategic planning and
community outreach. Responsible for implementation of Talmud Torah
Society’s programs that carry out the organization’s
mission. Responsible for strategic planning to ensure that Talmud Torah
Society can successfully fulfill it’s Mission into the
future. Visionary leadership that can articulate the mission of theTalmud Torah Society.
Executive Director will work with the school principal to ensure
excellence in academic quality across the curriculum with special
attention to Judaic studies. Envision and coordinate a recruitment and
retention plan to grow the enrollment. In addition, the Executive
Director will need to create a facility and funding plan to
accommodate the growing needs of the school. Organization Operations:
Responsible, effective administration of Talmud Torah Society
operations. Responsible for the hiring and retention of competent,
qualified staff (excluding Edmonton Public School Board staff)In
conjunction with school principal, ensure the safety, security and
cleanliness of the school at all times. Oversight of recruitment,
interviewing and communication with prospective families. Develop and
initiate innovative and informative Judaic, academic and recreational
programming. Community Relations and Engagement: Liaise with various
community organizations including synagogues, youth groups and other
stakeholders. Support and facilitate school participation in community
wide festivals and events. Responsible for the enhancement of Talmud
Torah Society’s image by being active and visible in the community and
by working closely with other professional, civic and private
organizations. Alumni Outreach and Fundraising: Significantly grow
revenue through individuals, foundations, alumni and

Foster relationships with current and potential donors and
pursue additional fundraising partnerships and provide strategies to
the Board for expanding fundraising efforts and increasing outgoing
grant proposals. Fundraising efforts and increasing outgoing grant

Work Remotely: no
  • Proven leadership of a non-profit organization.
  • Strong People management skills
  • Outstanding administrative and organizational skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and interpersonal skills
  • Experience in coordinating, facilitating and implementing programs
  • Knowledge and understanding of Jewish tradition and practice as well as a familiarity and comfort with Judaism and all its
  • Undergraduate Degree
  • Criminal Record Check
  • Degree Jewish Education and/or experience in the Jewish Education Field is an asset
  • Experience in Jewish Supplementary, Informal, Organizational or Day School is an asset
  • Hebrew as a first or second language is an asset
Position Start Date: Summer 2017
Salary Range: The successful candidate will be offered a competitive compensation package. The Talmud Torah Society values the diversity of the people and communities we serve and is committed to attracting, engaging and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce.
Send resumes and cover letter to:

We thank all applicants but only those selected for an interview will
be contacted.
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