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human resources administrative support staff


Kehillat Israel, a Jewish synagogue, is seeking a full-time human resources administrative professional, with payroll processing experience and some book-keeping or accounting experience, to meet our day-to-day HR needs, process payroll, and provide some book-keeping entries.

Job responsibilities:

  • Overseeing and handling all aspects of employee recruiting including planning, screening, offer negotiations, onboarding and offboarding
  • Preparing HR documents for incoming and departing employees
  • Conducting new employee orientations
  • Organizing and maintaining personnel records
  • Ensuring our systems and employee records are up to date and accurate
  • Handling compensation and benefits administration
  • Answering manager and employee questions about HR and benefit issues
  • Handling employee relations matters
  • Conducting investigations regarding employee complaints and work-related issues and make recommendations regarding the proper handling of such complaints/issues
  • Implementing and administering performance management programs
  • Drafting and/or updating internal HR forms, documents, policies, databases and records
  • Drafting HR documents (including counseling forms, leaves of absence letters, etc.)
  • Oversee and handle employees on leaves of absence (LOA) (including handling LOA paperwork/communication, drafting communications, etc.)
  • Ensuring compliance with our policies and procedures and ensuring all policies, procedures and programs are communicated and administered consistently
  • Processing payroll and ensuring compliance with wage and hour laws
  • Keeping up-to-date on employment laws
  • Working with our Safety Director and/or Safety Committee to improve safety at organization and prevent employee injuries 
  • Handling some book-keeping, such as processing accounts payable or accounts receivable
  • Performing other HR duties as assigned

Job qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree - degree in HR or a similar concentration preferred
  • 3-5 years’ experience in HR
  • Experience processing payroll; familiarity with payroll systems
  • Strong understanding of wage and hour laws
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to handle and maintain confidential and sensitive information
  • Experience with basic accounting entries a plus
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite (especially Excel)
  • Familiarity with the ShulCloud software program not expected, but a plus
  • Employee will be working in an office setting. Employee shall be required to work at a desk and be able to use a computer and phone to perform the job duties. Employee shall be required to communicate and interact with satff, vendors, and other third parties. Employee shall also be required to stand and walk and reach and/or stoop to file papers and may occasionally need to life up to 10 pounds.

Please send resume to Adam Simon at with the subject line "HR Staff."

Public safety Officer


Kehillat Israel seeks a dedicated, full-time Public Safety Officer with a minimum of two years’ experience.


Candidates must have BSIS Guard Card, BSIS Weapons, OC Spray, and Baton permits. The following additional permits are preferred but not required: Taser, SB1626 (school), and PC832 (firearm).


This is an ideal opportunity for those with military or law enforcement backgrounds.


Benefits include competitive pay with excellent benefits (including medical insurance, paid holidays, paid sick days, paid vacation), and a fantastic work environment on a top notch security team.


Please send resume to Manuel Rojo at with the subject line "Public Safety Officer."

Tue, July 14 2020 22 Tammuz 5780