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. We have two offices, one in San Jose and another in Oakland.

For more information about the organization, visit our about page. 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 Bay Area Director Ishaq Pathan at [email protected] and send us your resume and interest area. Please note: due to the volume of applications, we may not respond to each applicant.

Current Openings:


Job Title:

Programs Scheduler

Description & Responsibilities:
This is a part-time, non-exempt position. Estimated 5-29 hours a week depending on the time of year. Ideal for retired or former professionals who want to supplement their income.

Responsibilities:

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

Specifically, the Programs Scheduler’s responsibilities include work in the following areas:

Scheduling:

  • Scheduling presentations: responding to incoming requests from clients and coordinating with speakers to fulfill requests for presentations and panels
  • Maintaining accurate records of presentations, panels, speaker files, survey forms
  • Posting events to the ING website

Asset Management:

  • Distributing ING materials to speakers as needed

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

Skills Requirements:

The Programs Scheduler should have demonstrated success in the following:

  • Excellent organizational abilities for performing in a multi-task, sometimes fast-paced environment and prioritizing work requirements
  • Excellent written and verbal communication; strong attention to detail
  • Use of Microsoft Excel for scheduling and evaluations. Experience with WordPress and Vitrium Security a plus. Knowledge of advanced Excel a huge plus

Education/Experience Requirements:

The Programs Scheduler should hold at least a bachelor’s degree and have professional administrative experience, working in an office.

Reporting Relationships and Location:

The Programs Scheduler can be work out of either ING’s San Jose or Oakland offices and reports to the Bay Area Director.

Salary:

Commensurate with experience.

How to Apply:

Send a cover letter addressing your past experience and measurable achievements with a resume to Ishaq Pathan, Bay Area Director, at [email protected]. If you are chosen for an interview, names and contact information of three references will be required.


Job Title:

Programs and Communications Manager

Description & Responsibilities:

This is a full-time exempt position. The Programs and Communications Manager is responsible for overseeing and expanding three of ING’s flagship programs as well as managing ING’s communications channels.  Specifically, the Programs Manager’s responsibilities include work in the following areas:

Project Management:

  • Overseeing ING speakers’ bureau programs that include the Islamic Speakers Bureau, the Interfaith Speakers Bureau, and INGYouth
  • Overseeing impact evaluations

Speaker Volunteers:

  • Recruiting and training new speakers for ING programs
  • Engaging speakers through events, webinars, evaluations, and other educational opportunities

Speaking:

  • Delivering presentations for the Islamic Speakers Bureau (ISB)
  • Facilitating panels on a wide variety of topics for the Interfaith Speakers Bureau (IFSB)
  • Representing ING at community events

Communications:

  • Managing ING’s social media channels
  • Creating and distributing regular email campaigns
  • Managing ING’s website for content and functionality
  • Managing Google Ad campaigns
  • Managing relationships with vendors
  • Reporting on social media, web traffic, and e-marketing metrics

Skills Requirements:

The Programs Manager should have demonstrated success in the following areas:

  • Excellent organizational abilities for performing in a fast paced, multi-task environment
  • Cultivating relationships and working effectively with, and presenting a professional image to, multiple constituencies that represent diverse cultural, ethnic, and religious backgrounds in different age groups
  • Strong understanding of WordPress and HTML, or a willingness to develop these skills
  • Facility for graphic design (Photoshop) and video editing software
  • Strong public speaking skills and facilitation of panels
  • Ability to independently manage time and assigned tasks effectively and efficiently
  • Willingness to learn from and collaborate with others
  • Well organized, detail-oriented with an ability to prioritize in a multi-task environment

Education/Experience Requirements:

  • At least a bachelor’s degree in education, religious studies, marketing, communications, anthropology, or a related field. MA in any of these fields is a huge plus
  • At least two years’ experience in program management (college work experience may qualify)
  • Knowledge of and work within the Muslim and inter-religious communities
  • Experience working with middle-school and high-school Muslim teens
  • Experience working with different social media platforms
  • Active involvement in community outreach and willingness to continue learning

Reporting Relationships and Location:

The Programs Manager can work out of ING’s Oakland or San Jose offices and reports to Ishaq Pathan, ING Bay Area Director.

Salary:

Commensurate with experience. Attractive compensation package that includes health benefits, holidays, vacation.

How to Apply:

Send a cover letter addressing your past experience and measurable achievements with a resume to Ishaq Pathan, Bay Area Director, at [email protected]. If you are chosen for an interview, names and contact information of three references will be required.


Job Title:

Programs Manager

Description & Responsibilities:

This is a full-time exempt position. The Programs Manager is responsible for overseeing and expanding new ING programs. Specifically, the Programs Manager’s responsibilities include work in the following areas:

Project Management:

  • Overseeing implementation and reporting for the Intercultural Speakers Bureau (ICSB) program
  • Overseeing implementation and reporting for the Peace Officers Standards and Training (POST) program funded by the State of California
  • Overseeing impact evaluations

Managing Speaker Volunteers:

  • Recruiting and training new speakers for ING programs
  • Engaging existing speakers through events, webinars, evaluations, and other educational opportunities

Speaking:

  • Delivering presentations and facilitating panels for ING programs
  • Representing ING at community events

Skills Requirements:

The Programs Manager should have demonstrated success in the following:

  • Excellent organizational abilities for performing in a fast paced, multi-task environment
  • Cultivating relationships and working effectively with, and presenting a professional image to, multiple constituencies that represent diverse cultural, ethnic, and religious backgrounds in different age groups
  • Strong understanding of WordPress and HTML, or a willingness to develop these skills.
  • Facility for graphic design (Photoshop) and video editing software
  • Strong public speaking skills and facilitation of panels
  • Ability to independently manage time and assigned tasks effectively and efficiently.
  • Willingness to learn from and collaborate with others
  • Well organized, detail oriented with an ability to prioritize in a multi-task environment

Education/Experience Requirements:   

  • At least a bachelor’s degree in ethnic studies, education, religious studies, anthropology, or a related field
  • At least two years’ professional experience in program management in a non-profit or corporate environment
  • Knowledge of the Muslim and ethnic and inter-religious communities
  • Active involvement in community outreach and willingness to continue learning
  • Experience developing and managing programs that address prejudice and bigotry through an educational lens a plus

Reporting Relationships and Location:

The Programs Manager can work out of either ING’s Oakland or San Jose offices, and reports to Ishaq Pathan, ING Bay Area Director.

Salary:

Commensurate with experience. Attractive compensation package that includes health benefits, holidays, vacation.

How to Apply:

Send a cover letter addressing your past experience and measurable achievements with a resume to Ishaq Pathan, Bay Area Director, at [email protected]. If you are chosen for an interview, names and contact information of three references will be required.