Executive Rabbi - Jewish Living - United Synagogue
Jobs Closing Date: 
Tuesday 2nd January 2018

Salary dependant on experience

Full Time (Including evenings & Sundays as appropriate, a minimum of 15 Shabbatot per annum & Chagim)

Are you an inspirational leader with significant experience of creating and delivering strategy?

The United Synagogue is looking for a dynamic, thoughtful and charismatic Rabbi to lead our exciting new Jewish Living Division.  The new department will take a holistic view of all the educational; young people’s; chesed and social responsibility; programmes led or supported centrally. They will build on these to deliver engagement ‘throughout life’  for US members, from the youngest to the oldest.

This is a Director level role responsible for leading the department by setting its vision and providing leadership to develop and deliver creative programming and inspiring Jewish experience.  Working under the overall Rabbinic guidance of the Chief Rabbi and in close partnership with the Jewish Living Director. As well as with key stakeholders such as the Rabbinical Council of the United Synagogue and community lay leaders.

  • Creating a compelling vision, strategy and priorities for the new Jewish Living Department
  • Working in close partnership with the Jewish Living Director to ensure that the department’s vision, strategy and priorities are delivered effectively through implementation of programmes
  • Being the senior ambassador for Jewish Living Division within the United Synagogue and the wider Jewish Community.
  • Taking an active leadership role with youth and educational professionals with the US communities

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