Job Opportunities

The Milwaukee Jewish Day School (MJDS) is a private school located in the North Shore of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The school serves students in grades K3-8. 

Our staff is a mix of people who identify as Jewish and people who don’t. All are welcome.

If our beliefs align with your educational philosophy, come meet with us!

All staff members at MJDS believe:
In encouraging curiosity and awareness of the world around us
Each person is an individual with unique gifts who will be loved, respected and valued every day
Growth requires risk and FAILure
In seeking to understand before being understood
In assuming the best of all people
In always being solutions oriented
Everyone has the ability to heal injustice
Learning should be collaborative, student-owned and move each student from engagement to empowerment

Why Milwaukee:
Our community is an ideal place to live for so many reasons. Our cost of living is 13% lower than the national average, located on the gorgeous shores of Lake Michigan. We are home to three major institutions of higher ed – Marquette, UW-Milwaukee and MSOE along with several smaller local colleges. Madison and Chicago are each only 90 minutes away, and culture abounds in every MKE neighborhood. The Milwaukee Art Museum, Betty Brinn Children’s Museum, the Milwaukee Public Museum, Summerfest, dozens of local music and comedy venues, major pro sports, incredible golf, an incredibly diverse population and oh so many delicious restaurants and breweries for the foodie in you.

Financial Assistant

 

Summary: The Financial Assistant is responsible for the purchasing and accounts payable functions, some human resource functions, and works closely with the Business Administrator to support the financial operations of the school. 

Essential Skills: 

  • A growth mindset and desire to seek out critical feedback in order to attain new skills and  attributes 
  • Self-awareness, extreme attention to detail, strict level of confidentiality 
  • Self-confidence and humility 
  • Flexibility and a solutions-oriented mindset 
  • Eagerness to learn and take ownership of work 
  • Ability to collaborate authentically in a team to achieve department goals 
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills 
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office, Google Suite and Quickbooks 

High Level Responsibilities: 

  • Lead purchasing and accounts payable functions 
  • Provide accounting support 
  • Support the preparation for annual financial audit 
  • Maintain and coordinate employee benefits 
  • Coordinate business insurance renewals 
  • Partner with the Business Administrator in the school’s financial operations

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to Aaron Lippman, Head of School.

Milwaukee Jewish Day School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, any gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, national/ethnic origin or ancestry, age, disability, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in the administration of the school’s educational policies, admissions policies, employment policies, financial aid programs or other school-administered programs.