Careers at Beth Emet

Executive Director

Beth Emet The Free Synagogue is a spirited community – passionate about connecting and wrestling with God, repairing the world, and expanding our hearts and minds. Affiliated with the Reform movement, our practice of Judaism is steeped in tradition and made fresh every day. Beth Emet is a diverse community of more than 500 households and is well-known for our commitment to social justice, our creative approaches to music and worship, and our member engagement.

Beth Emet is seeking an outstanding Executive Director to realize the congregation’s sacred mission and effectively direct its daily operations. In partnership with the Senior Rabbi and as part of the senior leadership team, the Executive Director is responsible for leading all non-pastoral aspects of congregational life, including:

  • Develop and support a wide range of congregational programs and activities
  • Develop, retain, and supervise staff, creating a positive, engaging and high-performing culture
  • Oversee the financial health of the congregation through the administration of its finances and direction of its fundraising programs
  • Develop and coordinate congregational communications
  • Ensure the safety, security, and cleanliness of the building, grounds, property, technology, and equipment for staff, congregants, and guests
  • Engage existing and new congregants and develop and execute strategies for attracting prospective members

The Executive Director will join the Senior Rabbi, Cantor, and Director of Lifelong Learning as a member of the senior leadership team. The Executive Director will supervise the building and administrative staff. The Executive Director will report to the Senior Rabbi.

You can find a full job description online.

To apply, send your resume and cover letter to

Maintenance/Custodial Staff

Under direct supervision of the Director of Operations, and in accordance with prescribed procedures and established cleanliness standards, this role provides specified janitorial service to maintain the cleanliness, safety and attractiveness of the facility while ensuring safety and well-being. Click here for a complete job description.

For this position, please contact Director of Operations, Geoff Prass. Make sure to include a cover letter and resume.


Grades 9 and 10

Chavayah meets twice a month on Sunday afternoons. It focuses on growing our teens’ understanding of roles they can play in social justice. Traditionally, this has included advocacy, organizing, skills like on-one-ones, philanthropy, etc. Each year, address these skills and grow our teens’ sense of responsibility and capacity by focusing on areas of interest, such as immigration, racial justice, housing, food scarcity. The class looks at Judaic sources, the Jewish community and its resources, as well as secular material.

Grade 7

Gesher meets on Thursday afternoons from 4:15- 6:15 pm (same as Beit Sefer) and two Sunday mornings per month from 10:30 am- 12:00 pm. Gesher is the Hebrew word for “bridge” and this program is designed to help our students build and navigate the bridge between being a Jewish child and a Jewish adult. Our curriculum supplements Kabbalat Mitzvah preparation by exploring the themes of peoplehood, identity, sexuality and relationships, leadership, spirituality, and religious pluralism through a Jewish lens. This program is also designed to help our students examine important life choices from a Jewish perspective and make informed, thoughtful decisions.

Grades 4 to 6 Hebrew and Judaica

These classes meet on Sunday mornings from 9:30 am to noon and Thursday afternoons from 4:15 to 6:15 pm. For Judaica we use the Reform Movement’s CHAI curriculum which is based on the fundamental pillars of Judaism: Torah (text), Avodah (worship), and Gemilut Chasadim (acts of loving kindness). Our Hebrew curriculum focuses on using Hebrew for worship and rituals as well as an introduction in living Hebrew using Hebrew through Movement and key Hebrew terms and phrases in the classroom.

Interested? Have Questions? contact Director of Lifelong Learning, Marci Dickman.