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Sinai Memorial Chapel Chevra Kadisha
San Francisco, Main Office, United States (on-site)
7 days ago
Sinai Memorial Chapel Chevra Kadisha
San Francisco, Main Office, United States (on-site)
7 days ago


SINAI MEMORIAL CHAPEL CHEVRA KADISHA (SINAI), a vibrant San Francisco Bay Area based Jewish non-profit founded in 1901, seeks a dynamic Executive Director to lead the organization into the future.

The Executive Director provides leadership and vision, managing all aspects of the organization’s operations and development in service of the Mission – to provide personal funeral care and service to all Jewish people and their loved ones of the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond. SINAI honors Jewish traditions; embraces evolving practices; respects the dignity of the deceased; and provides compassion and support for the living. 

The Executive Director maintains overall responsibility for implementing our long-range plan and its continuing development, as well as managing all current finances and operations overseeing three funeral homes and three cemeteries around the Bay Area. SINAI has an annual operating budget of approximately $7.5 million (including Beit Olam, a wholly owned cemetery entity), and 36 employees. The Executive Director serves as the organization’s CEO and represents the organization in community-related activities. The position involves direct supervision of all managers and overall supervision of all staff members. 

This is a full-time, exempt position. The Executive Director reports to the SINAI Board.


  • Bachelor’s Degree required (advanced degree preferred).
  • Funeral Director’s License and experience in the funeral and/or cemetery industries is preferable, but not essential; eligibility for obtaining such a license required.
  • Ten to fifteen years appropriate management, administrative and financial experience at the highest level of an organization.
  • Forward-thinking, well organized, self-directed, and creative individual with high ethical and professional standards; strong social and diplomatic skills; analytical ability; proficient negotiating capabilities; strong operational focus. Must demonstrate the ability to fulfill the Essential Responsibilities outlined above.
  • An intelligent and articulate individual who is a team player with strong interpersonal skills, and who can relate to people at all levels of an organization.
  • Financial and business acumen; excellent working knowledge of budgets and financial statements in a non-profit organization.
  • Literate in Jewish religious practices and traditions, and sensitive to (and comfortable working with) the spectrum of Jewish practices, customs and values, ensuring that SINAI remains a welcoming institution to all.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including strong listening skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to multitask and to use appropriate judgment to weigh conflicting priorities.
  • Comfort with computerized information and data systems.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 68468240
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    San Francisco, Main Office, United States
    Oakland, Cemetery, United States
    Briones, Cemetery, United States
    Lafayette, East Bay Office, United States
    Palo Alto, Silicon Valley Office, United States
    Colma, Cemetery, United States
  • Company Name For Job: Sinai Memorial Chapel Chevra Kadisha
  • Position Title: Executive Director
  • Industry: Religion/Spiritual Development
  • Job Function: Executive/Senior Management
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: BA/BS/Undergraduate
  • Min Experience: Over 10 Years
  • Required Travel: None
  • Salary: $200,000.00 - $250,000.00 (Yearly Salary)

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