Congregation Rodeph Sholom
New York, NY
With a strong legacy and a 180-year-old history, Congregation Rodeph Sholom (CRS) is a large dynamic Reform synagogue in the heart of Manhattan’s Upper West Side.A hub of Jewish activity for congregants and families, CRS is a community for all who enter, representing the vibrant diversity of New York’s Jewish landscape. Multi-generational families, millennials, interfaith families, lifelong New Yorkers and those new to the city, folks pursuing conversion and those exploring Judaism for the first time are all welcome at CRS. Embracing the importance of social justice, active inclusion, education, community, and relationship to Israel, CRS blends the teachings of Jewish heritage with the best lessons of modern culture.
CRS seeks a collaborative, compassionate, community-minded fundraising professional to partner with clergy and lay leaders to continue to support the growth and direction of the congregation. The successful candidate has an innovative spirit and approach to development operations, solicitation, annual fund development, and implementation skills and thrives working in a team environment. The Director of Development will oversee a $2M annual campaign along with multiple special fundraising initiatives and events. Supervised by the CRS Executive Director and working in partnership with clergy, the CRS Board, and lay leaders as well as the CRS Senior Team, the Director of Development, working with a Development Team of 2, will be the backbone for all fundraising efforts for the congregation, and will lead and implement the planning, day-to-day management, oversight and execution of events, programs, and activities with an eye towards innovation and growth.
All qualified applicants are welcome, including those belonging to historically marginalized and underrepresented groups. CRS does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of one’s actual or perceived race; color; religion; sex/gender (including gender identity); creed; sexual orientation; marital status; pregnancy; ethnicity; national origin; ancestry; age; disability; alienage/citizenship status; or any other characteristic protected by federal and New York law.