Employment

Organization:

We are a national network of American Muslims working with partners of diverse faiths and cultures to promote Islamic literacy and mutual respect and counter prejudice and discrimination through education about Muslims and people of various faiths and worldviews who make up our country. ING emphasizes the importance of countering all forms of bigotry while working within the framework of the First Amendment’s protection of religious freedom and pluralism.

Founded in 1993, ING achieves its mission through education and community engagement. We work through regional volunteers and affiliated organizations across the country who provide thousands of presentations, training seminars and workshops, and panel discussions annually in schools, colleges and universities, law enforcement agencies, corporations, healthcare facilities, and community organizations as part of cultural diversity curricula and programs. Reaching hundreds of groups and tens of thousands of individuals a year at the grassroots level, ING is building bridges among people of all backgrounds.

We are based in the San Francisco Bay Area, home to Zaytuna College, Stanford University, and the University of California – Berkeley as well as a thriving interfaith community that consists of 3 regional interfaith councils, over 50 mosques & Islamic centers, and 5 full-time Islamic schools.

For more information about the organization, visit: https://ing.org/what-we-do. Please sign up for our email newsletters, where we’ll announce new positions periodically.

If you wish to volunteer or intern for ING, please write to mail@ing.org and send us your resume and interest area.

Current Openings:

 

Job Title:

Program Director

Type of Position:

Full-time, exempt.

Responsibilities: The Program Director oversees all programs of the organization in education and interfaith engagement in accordance with the mission of the organization. Reporting to the Director will be all program staff.

Specifically, the Program Director’s responsibilities include the following:

Manage and oversee local and national programs as follows:

  • Islamic Speakers Bureau: trains and provides speakers on topics concerning Islam and Muslims for schools, colleges, and other venues
  • Cultural Diversity Seminars and Training: trains professionals in health care, law enforcement, education, and business to deal sensitively and appropriately with Muslims
  • Interfaith Speakers Bureau: trains and provides panels of representatives of five world faiths for presentations in schools, colleges, and other venues
  • Know Your Neighbor-Multifaith Encounters: the grassroots campaign of the White-House-initiated Know Your Neighbor Coalition, brings together Americans of diverse faiths for mutual learning and encounter
  • Affiliates Management: manages the network of ING Affiliates that replicate ING’s work in their local areas
  • INGYouth: provides workshops for Muslim students and parents to develop Islamic literacy and the confidence to counter bullying and harassment

Education/Experience Requirements: The Programs Director should possess the following background, experience and characteristics:

The Programs Director must possess excellent management and customer relations skills. The following are requirements for successful performance:

  • Holds at least a Master’s degree in Business or Education. Studies in religion or education design and technology are a huge plus. 
  • At least 5 years’ experience in education and interfaith engagement at a community level.  Experience in the San Francisco Bay Area a huge plus.
  • At least 5 years’ experience in management of people and programs.
  • Outstanding communication, networking, and interpersonal skills are essential.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication; strong attention to detail.
  • Experience with social media platforms – Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, blogs, etc.
  • Knowledge of data management software.
  • Experience with program management software.

Other requirements:

  • Residence in San Mateo or Santa Clara counties.

Compensation:
Salary commensurate with experience, plus excellent benefits.

To apply, send your resume to Marcia Beauchamp at Marcia@ing.org