Careers at Gateways

Currently-open positions are listed below.  For more information, email jobs@jgateways.org.

Administrative Assistant

Position Summary:

The Administrative Assistant’s primary responsibility is to provide administrative support for the Executive Director, both responding to and proactively anticipating the Executive Director’s needs. He or she also serves as the office “receptionist”, greeting visitors and sharing phone answering responsibilities. The Administrative Assistant is often the first point of contact at Gateways, and plays a critical role in presenting a warm, friendly, and professional face for the organization. As the assistant to the Executive Director and primary staff support to Gateways’ Board of Directors and lay leadership, this position provides an excellent learning opportunity and visibility into the workings of a small and dynamic non-profit. This is a year-round, 32-hour/week position which is eligible for full-time benefits.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Support of the Executive Director:

  • Manage calendar and travel arrangements
  • Maintain electronic and paper files
  • Prepare routine and non-routine correspondence and other written materials
  • Coordinate meeting logistics including set-up and clean up

Support of the Gateways Board and Institutional Advancement:

  • Coordinate planning for Gateways Board and Committee meetings, including scheduling, preparation and dissemination of agenda and materials, and meeting set-up/clean-up
  • Attend Gateways Board meetings (approximately 6 evenings/year), prepare first draft of meeting minutes for review
  • Support of Executive Director’s fundraising activities, including weekly planning meetings with Institutional Advancement team

General administrative/other responsibilities:

  • Greet visitors to the office and share phone answering responsibilities
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Energetic, positive self- starter with strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work creatively and flexibly
  • Proficiency in utilizing technology to complete work efficiently, including use of Microsoft Office suite, particularly Outlook, Excel, and Word. Other technical skills/experience (Microsoft Access, PowerPoint, Intuit QuickBase, WordPress) and social media skills are a plus.
  • Excellent written and oral communication and organizational skills
  • The ability to balance multiple priorities with good judgment
  • Discretion and professionalism in maintaining confidentiality of sensitive business matters
  • Ability to be poised, welcoming, and personable in interacting with all members of Gateways as well as visitors and phone contacts
  • Professionalism and sensitivity in interacting with a diverse population, including individuals with special needs
  • An understanding of and a willingness to contribute to our mission and vision
  • Demonstrated commitment to organizations with one or more similarities to Gateways (educational settings; small/growing organizations/non-profits; Jewish institutions)
  • Ability to work occasional evening meetings
  • BS/BA degree

About the Organization:

Gateways provides high quality special education services, expertise, and support to enable students with diverse learning needs to succeed in Jewish educational settings and participate meaningfully in Jewish life. For more information visit our web site at www.jgateways.org.

Cover letters and resumes will be accepted only through our online system at http://tinyurl.com/gatewaysjobs. Candidates will be considered on a rolling basis until position is filled.


B'nei Mitzvah Tutor

Position Summary:

B’nei Mitzvah Tutors are part of a team of educators who support students with special needs who are preparing for their Bar/Bat Mitzvah. Tutors work one-on-one with an assigned student as well as with groups of tutors and students in classroom activities. The B’nei Mitzvah program meets on Wednesdays from 4:30pm-6pm during the school year excluding Jewish holidays and public school vacations. Tutors report to the Jewish Education Program Director. Gateways offers a competitive salary in a fun and engaging work environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead assigned student through individual and group tutoring activities following the Gateways B’nei Mitzvah curriculum
  • Collaborate with classroom teacher, other tutors, Hebrew reading specialist and Program Director as needed
  • Communicate progress with parents, classroom teacher and Hebrew reading specialist each week
  • Attend one mandatory afternoon training at start of school year
  • Perform other duties as requested by the Program Director

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Knowledge of Jewish traditions and prayers related to B’nei Mitzvah; Hebrew reading ability
    preferred but not required in all cases
  • Experience working with students with special needs preferred
  • Must enjoy working with children

About the Organization:

Gateways provides high quality special education services, expertise, and support to enable students with diverse learning needs to succeed in Jewish educational settings and participate meaningfully in Jewish life.

Cover letters and resumes will be accepted only through our online system at http://tinyurl.com/gatewaysjobs. Candidates will be considered on a rolling basis until position is filled.