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 [email protected] and send us your resume and interest area.

Current Openings:

Job Title: Programs Scheduler

Type of Position:  Part-time, non-exempt. Ideal for college students, or stay at home professionals caring for children who want to supplement their income.

Location: San Jose office. Ideal candidate lives within a 15 mile radius of office location.

Responsibilities: The Programs Scheduler is responsible for handling and scheduling all requests for ING presentations, lectures, panels and seminars as well as distributing ING materials to speakers.

Specifically, the Programs Scheduler’s responsibilities include:  

  • Administration of ING’s Speakers Bureau programs that include:
    • Scheduling presentations: responding to incoming requests from clients and contacting and coordinating with speakers to fulfill requests for presentations and panels.
    • Maintaining accurate records of all presentations, panels and other events.
    • Providing information about presentations and to the Communications Manager for posting on the website.
    • Sending audience survey forms to teachers in a timely fashion and maintaining a file of completed forms.
    • Maintaining speaker records.
    • Distributing ING materials to speakers as needed.
  • Communications:
    • Maintaining ongoing communications with volunteer speakers and with requesters.
  • Becoming a speaker him/herself and conducting live speaker evaluations (optional).

The Programs Scheduler will work directly with other ING Staff to implement the aforementioned activities.

Education/Experience Requirements:

The Programs Scheduler should possess the following background, experience and characteristics:

  • At minimum a bachelor’s degree in communications, education, business, or related field, and at least one year of professional experience.
  • Outstanding communication, networking, and interpersonal skills, and the ability to to work effectively with and present a professional image to multiple constituencies, including our clients, partners and speakers.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication; strong attention to detail.
  • Excellent organizational abilities for performing in a multi-task environment and prioritizing work requirements.
  • Speaking abilities or experience a plus.
  • Use of MS Excel for scheduling and evaluations. Experience with Vitrium a plus.
  • Hold a valid driver’s license (including the ability to use personal vehicle in performing required job duties)

Compensation: 
Salary commensurate with experience, plus excellent benefits.

To apply, send your resume to Ishaq Pathan at [email protected]