Employment at JCHS

We welcome inquiries from all educators who are deeply committed to contributing their unique perspectives to the inclusive, challenging, and nurturing environment here at JCHS.
JCHS provides a very competitive salary, TIAA retirement benefits, comprehensive health and vision plans, life insurance, free on-campus off-street parking, free lunch served daily in our student commons, and a collegial environment.

As a school dedicated to creating a pluralistic community, JCHS employment decisions are made on the basis of an individual's skills and qualifications and will not exclude a candidate from consideration on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or marital status.

For information regarding future openings please email your contact information to jobs@jchsofthebay.org.

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  • Front Office Manager

    Become the principle voice and face of our school for students, colleagues, prospective students and families, parents, and visitors! Bring your administrative skills in support of the essential work of our educators and administrators.

    The Jewish Community High School of the Bay (JCHS) needs an amazing Office & Front Desk Manager immediately. (The current person in that job has just been promoted to Facilities Manager & Assistant to the Head of School).

    Front Office Manager

    Under supervision of the Facilities Manager, the Front Office Manager is primarily responsible for managing front desk reception (including phones and visitors) while working closely with Security Staff to ensure a positive and professional welcome to all guests, staff, visitors, library patrons, and vendors. She or he will be the primary backup to the Facilities Manager for building-related issues and will manage supplies inventory in common areas.

    Specific Responsibilities:

    Front Desk - Reception
    • Answer and transfer calls to the appropriate employee(s) in a friendly and efficient manner.
    • Take messages and deliver them to the appropriate employee(s), as needed.
    • Greet all visitors and library patrons. Offer assistance and notify the appropriate employee(s) when guests arrive.
    • Available for Development, Admissions, or Finance and Administration projects.
    • Sort and distribute mail.
    • Perform other clerical receptionist duties such as filing, photocopying, mailing projects.
    • Make coffee and empty dishwasher in the staff kitchen daily.
    Office Management
    • Monitor and maintain supplies inventory in following areas: mailroom, staff kitchen, copy room, and faculty offices. Maintain presentation in these areas.
    • Perform maintenance on copy or postage machine when needed.
    • Coordinate with service vendors such as Office Depot, Fedex, Jeremiah’s Pick, etc.
    • Act as "go-to person" for faculty and staff for building issues.
    • Act as secondary contact for property management firm. Notify property manager for certain issues.
    • Assist Facilities Manager with work orders and assure staff that their concerns and requests will be addressed in a timely manner.
    • Update calendars and schedule meetings for various conference rooms.
    Student Affairs
    • Assist the School’s Registrar with daily student attendance tracking and calls.
    • Utilize the school’s On Record database to find student schedules, parent phone numbers, events and understanding of school operations.
    • Locate substitute teachers within the school community when needed.
    • Manage distribution sales of BART passes (Teenage Discount Card Program).
    • Help students check out laptops from the IT department.

    • Strong customer oriented service with parents, students, and professional community, as well as a careful approach to quality/accuracy focus.
    • Undergraduate degree and 5+ years of administrative or reception experience.
    • Intermediate Computer Skills in Word, Excel, Gmail, and Google Docs.
    • Positive, friendly, joyful, and professional demeanor and attitude.
    • Needs to be flexible, resourceful, have the ability to multitask, and be proactive when issues arise.
    • Strong communication skills (verbal and written).
    • Excellent organizational and problem solving skills.
    • A sense of perspective is essential; a sense of humor is a plus.
    As a pluralistic Jewish high school, JCHS students represent the diversity of Jewish practice and identity in the Bay Area. Professional Community commitment to the mission of the school is essential, but religious affiliation is not a factor in hiring. We believe our students learn best from a diverse faculty and extended professional community and welcome people of any race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation and marital status to come work with our students.

    If this sounds like a school community you would like to join, email with the subject “Front Office Manager” a cover letter, resume, and list of three references as single PDF document to: jobs@jchsofthebay.org. Please no calls or other emails. The position is open until it is filled.
Jewish Community High School of the Bay
1835 Ellis Street, San Francisco, CA 94115
Phone: 415.345.9777
JCHS is grateful for generous operational, programmatic, and financial support from:
The Jewish Community High School of the Bay (JCHS) is a unique college preparatory high school committed to integrating deep learning, universal wisdom, and Jewish values. We empower each student to embrace her or his Jewish identity, generate empathy and compassion, delight in lifelong education, and improve the world.