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Executive Director,
Beth Israel Center


Location: Madison, Wisconsin

Beth Israel Center is Madison, Wisconsin’s Conservative Jewish congregation.

Beth Israel Center is hiring for an experienced and capable nonprofit leader.

(Note: to better support the new Executive Director, Beth Israel Center is also hiring for a part-time Operations Manager.)


The Executive Director will provide strategic leadership in development and membership relations, manage financial sustainability and board relations, and oversee Beth Israel Center’s $800,000 annual budget and two support staff.

This is a 75% appointment/30 hours per week position.

See the detailed job brochure:










Primary Responsibilities Include:

  • Development & Member Relations

  • Strategic Planning & Mentorship

  • Financial Management and Sustainability

  • Communications & Marketing

  • Board Relations

Skills and Experience Sought:

  • Nonprofit general management experience, including staff and budget oversight.

  • Strong relationship-building skills. This is foundational to every aspect of the work.

  • Strong fundraising acumen, including the ability to develop fundraising strategies, cultivate donors, mentor and coach staff on fundraising skills, and engage members and volunteers.

  • Strong analytical, critical thinking, problem-solving, organizational, and decision-making skills, with an ability to work collaboratively, delegate, set and meet deadlines, and hold self and others accountable.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

  • Growth mindset, with an openness to new ideas and to learning new skills.

  • Ability to engage and respond to an active Board of Directors and be a trusted advisor to the Rabbi, Board, staff, and membership.

  • Mission driven, with an appreciation of Jewish culture and openness to engage and embrace Jewish values.


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