Overview

[STILL REVIEWING CANDIDATES AS OF JANUARY 2021. PLEASE SUBMIT IF INTERESTED.]

Role: Part-time position 10-20 hours a week (Summers off)
Salary Range: $35,000-$50,000
Position Start Date: Late Summer 2021

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

We are looking for a versatile, inspirational leader to guide a small unaffiliated congregation of diverse backgrounds and generations. Adaptability is essential, as you will be serving the varied religious, spiritual, educational, and emotional needs of PCS members, and acting as a liaison to the larger community. This is an opportunity to foster a congregation that will develop along with you.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Bimah, Pastoral, and Community Duties
• Lead regular religious services, including b’nei mitzvah and holidays
• Provide spiritual and emotional support to members
• Provide bikkur cholim, shiva, and bereavement support for community members
• Opportunities for life-cycle events
• Encourage a sense of community within the congregation
• Create an inviting atmosphere for new families, including interfaith and non-practicing community members
• Represent our congregation in the community at large

Education: Hebrew School, B’nei Mitzvah, and Conversion Instruction
• Work with Educational Director to support religious school and plan/run special event and holiday programs
• Lead weekly Tefillah for Hebrew School students
• Work with B’nei Mitzvah students (a separate tutor is involved one-on-one with the students for B’nei Mitzvah preparation)
• Mentor and counsel conversion candidates
• Provide educational programs to the congregation

Administrative Duties
• Prepare Rabbi’s Report for monthly board meetings

Location: Pleasantville, NY
On-site position with remote presence as needed

Tagged as: rabbi

Timing Expectations: Role: Part-time position 10-20 hours a week (Summers off)
Work Remotely: no
Qualifications:

QUALIFICATIONS:

• Comprehensive Jewish liturgical, spiritual, and cultural knowledge
• Congregational experience is a plus, but recent rabbinical graduates with relevant skills will be considered — we are looking for a leader who will grow with us
• Excellent verbal and written communications skills
• Outstanding leadership and interpersonal skills
• Musical abilities a plus
• Social media presence a plus

Position Start Date: September 1, 2021
Benefits:

Role: Part-time position 10-20 hours a week (Summers off)
Salary Range: $35,000-$50,000

Salary Range: $35,000-$50,000
Send resumes and cover letter to:

Send résumé and cover letter, including three references (at least two professional), to: rabbisearch@shalompcs.com

About Pleasantville Community Synagogue

Pleasantville Community Synagogue (“PCS”) in New York's Westchester County is a welcoming Jewish community connecting people of diverse traditions and backgrounds who want to share a joyous spiritual and cultural home.  Our membership includes traditional and non-traditional Jews, intermarried, LGBTQ, and multi-racial individuals and families of all ages, from throughout the county. Our members and our traditions come from Reform, Conservative, Reconstructionist, and Jewish Renewal backgrounds and more.