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Posted on April 15, 2024

Center for Jewish Life at Beth David - Miami, FL

Inclusive/Diverse, Not Applicable

Are you ready to inspire and transform a vibrant community? The Center for Jewish Life at Beth David (CJLBD) is seeking a dynamic, passionate Assistant Rabbi/Cantor to join our mission in nurturing and expanding our flourishing community. This is not just a job; it’s a calling to make a profound impact in the heart of Miami’s Jewish life. What You’ll Do: empower and Connect: You’ll play a pivotal role in enriching the lives of our members and attracting new faces to our welcoming fold. Through innovative engagement strategies, experiential learning, and heartfelt community outreach, you’ll help us grow while maintaining the warm, inclusive atmosphere we’re known for, Curate Meaningful Experiences: From intimate coffee chats that forge personal connections to designing transformative events and programs, your work will directly shape the spiritual and social fabric of our community, Elevate Our Community: Collaborate with the Senior Rabbi and other visionary leaders to infuse our offerings with creativity and purpose. You’ll spearhead initiatives like a visiting speaker series, bringing diverse voices and perspectives to inspire our congregation, Cultivate Partnerships: Forge valuable relationships with local and national organizations to broaden our impact and reinforce the CJLBD’s mission. Your efforts will not only enhance our community but also strengthen the broader Jewish landscape & Lead with Spirit: As a spiritual guide and educator, you’ll offer support and wisdom during life’s significant moments, ensuring our traditions resonate with members from all walks of life. Whether stepping in for the Senior Rabbi or leading lifecycle events, your presence will be a source of comfort and inspiration. Why You’ll Love Working with Us: make a Difference: This is an exceptional opportunity to be at the forefront of shaping Jewish life in downtown Miami. Your contributions will leave a lasting legacy on our community and beyond, Collaborate with Passionate Professionals: Join a team of dedicated, innovative leaders committed to making a positive impact. Your work will be supported by a community that values growth, learning, and creativity & Engage in Continuous Learning: We are deeply invested in the professional and spiritual development of our staff. You’ll have access to ongoing training, development opportunities, and the chance to bring your unique vision to life. This role is perfect for an individual with a deep love for Jewish tradition, a flair for community building, and a desire to make a meaningful difference. If you’re ready to embark on this rewarding journey with us, we can’t wait to welcome you to the CJLBD family. Qualifications: Rabbinical or Cantorial Ordination/Investiture, Comprehensive Jewish spiritual and cultural knowledge, High personal, ethical, and professional standards, Excellent verbal and written communication skills, Outstanding leadership and interpersonal skills, Strong background in education, Adaptability and stress management & Congregational experience is a plus, but recent graduates with relevant skills will be considered. Key Responsibilities: Provide backup clerical services during the Chief Rabbi’s absence, including due to sickness, vacation, or sabbatical. The Chief Rabbi is expected to take a six-month sabbatical starting in January 2025. During this time, the Assistant Rabbi/Cantor should not take leave or a significant vacation without the approval of the Board President. The Assistant Rabbi/Cantor should be available to provide rabbinical services to the Center, Provide rabbinical services for lifecycle events as requested by community members. The Center acknowledges that its clergy may have different levels of observance, and it will make efforts to accommodate these differences. All rabbinical services offered by the Assistant Rabbi/Cantor will be consistent with the pluralistic vision of CJLBD and will be subject to the Center’s policies set by the Ritual Committee, Act as a rabbinical/spiritual leader/teacher for Center members as needed/requested as part of the Center’s rabbinical offerings, All rabbinical services provided by the Assistant Rabbi/Cantor will be subject to review and oversight by the Chief Rabbi and/or decisions made by the Ritual Committee of the Board, Provide ongoing educational programs for all ages, Collaborate in the design and implementation of holiday and educational programming for the congregation, Serve as an active member of the Florida Jewish Community, Officiate at Smachot (weddings, Brit Milah, B’nai mitzvah), funerals, etc., Provide bikkur cholim, shiva, and bereavement support for community members, Foster a sense of community within the Center, Develop innovative ideas for community events, including Tikkun Olam & Cultivate respectful relationships with other local religious organizations. Salary: 100 – 125k (Based on experience). Full-time with benefits. Join Us: Be a beacon of light, hope, and community at the CJLBD. Apply now to be a part of something truly extraordinary.  Apply on:https://www.jewishjobs.com/job/y7kxbs/rabbi-cantor/miami/fl/united-states. http://www.centerbd.org