Executive Director

Position Title: 
Executive Director
Organization Name: 
Indianapolis Hebrew Congregation

Indianapolis Hebrew Congregation (“IHC”) is a vibrant Reform Jewish community in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Indianapolis Hebrew Congregation is seeking an Executive Director to complement our talented staff and lay leadership team. IHC is a Reform synagogue located in Indianapolis since 1856. We are comprised of approximately 825 family units in our community and have an annual operating budget of $3.8 million* (about 70% funded by a Gift from the Heart “dues” structure). We have a Religious School with over 250 students* and the Early Childhood Center with approximately 200 students*.

We offer engaging prayer experiences for every demographic in our community, opportunities for lifelong learning, programs which engage our youth, various Social Justice programs, a Klezmer band and choir, as well as many “doors” of entry for congregants, their families, and others in the greater central Indiana community through religious, social, and volunteer opportunities. We are a diverse community of approximately 825 families with an Early Childhood Center, religious school, and adult programming. IHC owns two cemeteries in the Indianapolis area serving congregants and others seeking a Jewish burial location. Separate from IHC, the Indianapolis Hebrew Congregation Foundation (with over $5 million in total assets) provides support for the Temple’s operations. * Budget, Religious School, ECC figures are prior to the COVID-19 pandemic.


The Executive Director is responsible for the overall day-to-day management of the Congregation's administrative and financial affairs, including supervisory responsibility for all administrative, clerical, maintenance, and outside contracted personnel. Reporting to the Board of Directors through the President, the Executive Director's primary role is to implement the policies and direction established by the Board of Directors regarding the congregation's finances, facilities, member services, and operations.

The Executive Director is the chief operating officer of the Temple and works closely with the Senior Rabbi, other senior professionals and the Board of Directors to provide a harmonious environment for the achievement of the congregation's mission. The Executive Director shall perform all responsibilities in consonance with the core values of the Temple.

How to Apply

Please send cover letter and resume to mkatz@marckatzlaw.com.