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Executive Director

Executive Director

Congregation Bet Haverim (Davis, CA)

Executive Director 

Congregation Bet Haverim

Davis, CA

Congregation Bet Haverim is located in Davis, California, close to San Francisco, Sacramento, the wine country, and the Sierras. A beautiful, friendly, and socially, progressive university town, Davis prides itself on its many parks, greenbelts and bike paths, its high-ranking public schools, and its robust relationship with UC Davis. Founded over 50 years ago, CBH is the sole synagogue in Yolo County and a center of the local Jewish community. We offer a year-round preschool that is open to the greater surrounding community, have a thriving Education and Youth program, and provide many worship, educational, and social opportunities for our 300+ member households.  

Our Executive Director must be excited to join our team of two Rabbis, an Education Director, and Board of Directors. While the Rabbis are responsible for religious, education, pastoral and programmatic areas, the Executive Director provides strategic, financial, operational, and administrative leadership.

Our Executive Director must share our commitment to building a community of belonging. Given the diversity of our community, we honor a range of Jewish religious and spiritual practices and welcome interfaith and multicultural families. We are looking for someone who enjoys interacting with all sorts of people, is respectful of differences of opinion and has a warm and caring presence that puts people at ease.

We are seeking an Executive Director who will bring strong financial and operations management skills, attention to detail ensuring our programs and facility run smoothly.  You must know how to develop an operational budget and manage financial systems and outsourced services, supervise staff, and ensure compliance with federal, state, and local laws and regulations. We are seeking a leader willing to guide us in navigating security and hate-speech concerns.

The ideal leader will understand Reform Jewish customs and observances and is aligned with our mission and values. 

We are looking for a person with experience managing an organization with engaged Partners (members), volunteer committees, and an active Board of Directors. 

Compensation is $80,000 - $95,000, commensurate with experience. You’ll receive all standard benefits of medical, retirement, and paid time off, including a generous number of holidays based on the U.S. and Jewish calendars.

For more information on this position, go to: 

If you are interested in leading our “House of Friends,” please send your resume and cover letter to Interviews will be scheduled on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

Additional Info

Job Type : Full-Time

Education Level : Not Applicable

Experience Level : Director, Executive

Job Function : General, Finance, Customer Service, Development

Annual Salary Range From : $80,000.00

To : $95,000.00

Congregation Size (member households) : 300

Annual Budget / Revenue : $1M - $2.5M

Anticipated Start Date for the Position : July 1, 2023

How to Apply : Send cover letter and resume to

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