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Data and Reporting Specialist

About Wilshire Boulevard Temple

One of America’s most highly respected congregations, Wilshire Boulevard Temple has been serving the Los Angeles Jewish community since its founding in 1862 as Congregation B’nai B'rith, the city’s first synagogue. Today, Wilshire Boulevard Temple carries out the mission through a variety of ways, as a center for Jewish spirituality and celebration, a place for lifelong learning and friendship and home to an engaged congregation where every person can make a difference.

We have three locations to serve our communities: the historic Erika J. Glazer Family Campus in Wilshire Center/Koreatown, our modern Audrey and Sydney Irmas Campus in West Los Angeles, and our inviting Resnick Campus in Brentwood.

About the Role

We are seeking a talented Data & Reporting Specialist to execute bulk data processing, auditing and enrichment activities, as well as generate reporting based primarily on CRM data as requested by the Information Systems Director.

This is a full-time position reporting to the Information Systems Director, salary range 25.48 – 27.88/hr (equivalent to 53,000 – 58,000 annually).  This role is also 100% work-from-home/remote. Having said that:

  • We will only be considering candidates who are California residents.
  • There are a maximum of two all-staff meetings onsite every year that the person in this role will be expected to attend barring work commitments, pre-scheduled vacations, or personal emergencies.


  • Manage data, including data loading/importing, validation, and routine analysis.
  • Extract, aggregate, and clean/standardize data from databases or various software applications.
  • Regularly transfer data from spreadsheets, web forms, or integrated third-party applications to centralized databases, cloud-based storage platforms, or other software applications used in operational processes.
  • Perform regular data integrity and quality audits
  • Provide regular status updates on bulk audit, processing, or data enrichment activities to IS Director and impacted users/stakeholders
  • Troubleshoot issues with inconsistent data collection or entry procedures
  • Generate ad hoc or cyclical analysis reporting as delegated by the IS Director

Must-Have Attributes

  • Ethical and Honest.  Trustworthiness is paramount for this role. The person in this role must be reliable, accountable, and forthright in their professional dealings/engagements.
  • Service-minded.  The person in this role must place high value on providing and maintaining clear/thorough communication and support to the people they work with and for. 
  • Proactive.  The person in this role must be able to work independently on projects through to completion with minimal supervision.  Along the same vein, this person must be comfortable asking questions or searching prescribed resources for answers when they encounter a problem – “winging it” is strongly discouraged!
  • Non-defensive.  The DR Specialist will be asked how and when they communicate with colleagues, as well as how they go about solving problems in their work.  These questions are asked to get a better understanding of work and communication style.  The DR Specialist must be comfortable answering questions of this nature from IS team members and be willing to consider alternative approaches proposed by others.

Skill and Education Criteria

  • Experience processing and auditing data in Microsoft Excel required, MOS Excel certification big plus
  • Experience with RE7 data entry, querying,  exporting and running pre-built reports from RE7 (Raiser’s Edge database view) required
  • High school diploma or GED required, certification in relational database concepts or tools preferred
  • Familiarity with conventional fundraising stages and activities, as well as donor management and engagement strategies preferred
  • Familiarity with church membership and engagement programs preferred
  • Familiarity with summer camp registration processes preferred
  • Familiarity with Jewish culture and holidays preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree or formal education in data analytics a plus

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