Full Time

Executive Director, Beth El Synagogue, Durham NC

Beth El Synagogue 1004 Watts Street, Durham NC

Salary Range $80,000 to $95,000 . Applications accepted until January 30, 2022.

Beth El Synagogue Durham, NC, seeks an experienced, talented, and committed Executive Director to serve as the chief executive officer of a vibrant and growing Conservative Jewish congregation of more than 400 member families. Beth El serves the fast-growing Triangle area of Durham, Chapel Hill, and Raleigh, an area noted for its quality of life and outstanding resources. The Executive Director collaborates with the Rabbi and Board to meet the needs of a multi-generational and deeply engaged congregation. Beth El’s foundations are strong with newly renovated facilities, an experienced staff, and $1.1 million annual budget. The Executive Director is principally responsible for managing Beth El’s finances, facilities, and administrative staff as well as supporting the ritual life of the community and its educational programs. The congregation is seeking a leader with at least five years of relevant professional experience, strong competence in the functional areas of the job, and proven talent as a community builder, innovator, problem solver, and team leader who will be an avid participant in the life of the Beth El community.

For full consideration, applications will be accepted until January 30, 2022. The firm of moss+ross has been retained to assist with the search. Inquiries and nominations should be directed to Jim Roberts, Senior Associate at jroberts@mossandross.com.


Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree + Advanced Degree Preferred and 3-5 years of experience.