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188 North Prospect Street
Burlington, Vermont 05401
(802) 864-0218

Part Time Office Administrator

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Job description

Ohavi Zedek, Burlington’s largest and oldest synagogue and Jewish Center seeks a part time (20 hours per week) office administrator who is self-motivated and comfortable with financial and office related skills to join our dedicated team. We are looking for an individual with a strong work ethic, attention to detail, people skills and the ability to work collaboratively in a small office environment.

The successful candidate will handle administrative and financial tasks while providing essential support to our operational needs. The position reports to our Executive Director. We offer a positive work environment and the ability to contribute to meaningful work! Prior knowledge of Jewish practices is not required.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Accounts Receivable – log, process and code incoming payments, coordinate invoicing, count cash and handle deposits, process donations and assist with acknowledgements, and work with outside bookkeeping firm
  • Accounts Payable – Code and process invoices, expense reports, credit/debit card statements and vendor payments
  • Respond to member phone and email inquiries
  • Office admin, supplies and vendor management
  • Support upkeep of member accounts and our member database (Shulcloud)
  • Follow controls and compliance practices; protect confidentiality, integrity and availability of data and information
  • Work with Finance Committee and organizational units (clergy, education teams, thrift store, committees) on management, budgeting and special projects
  • Other duties as reasonably required in our dynamic, team-based environment


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience preferred
  • 2-3 years of office admin experience (AP/AR or general accounting experience a plus)
  • Experience in an office environment
  • Experience with Office 365
  • Understanding of basic accounting principles
  • Ability to manage and prioritize tasks in high-energy, loving yet demanding work environment
  • Ability to learn new technologies and work with different software platforms
  • Accuracy and strong attention to detail
  • Team player, yet with an ability to work independently and take ownership
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • The following are a plus: Experience working in a non-profit or religious institution; and experience with ShulCloud software

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $20.00 – $25.00 per hour, 20 hours per week


  • Most week days.  Schedule within the week to be agreed upon.

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Burlington, VT 05401: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: In person

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