Program Coordinator

  • Washington, DC, US

Please send a resume, cover letter, and three references to employment@aicongress.org.

Application deadline February 28, 2017

AIC is seeking a full-time Program Coordinator for its student-led intiative, Project Nur. This is a full-time position from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm, plus occasional evenings and weekends, as required. The Project Nur Program Coordinator will report to AIC's Executive Director and the Project Nur Program Manager. S/he will work with AIC staff, contractors, consultants and partners to ensure timely performance of AIC projects and/or any other work as directed by AIC's Executive Director and Program Manager.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Initiating campus programming efforts, including networking activities for Muslim students across the country via Project Nur list-servs and newsletters.
  • Implementing a series of events on campuses, and collaborating with the student activists on humanitarian campaigns, interfaith dialogue groups, and bringing Muslim reformers to speak on campus.
  • Recruiting student members through campus visits, referrals from community leaders and media search.
  • Helping in organizing an annual conference to recognize student leaders involved with Project Nur, and to provide training through workshops on responsible student leadership.
  • Increasing Project Nur's networking through working with existing college chapters of Project Nur and encouraging other relationships with other colleges.
  • Identifying core numeric benchmarks that will continue the growth of Project Nur chapters and student networks.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree with a focus on International Relations, Intercultural Studies, Communications or Journalism is highly preferred
  • 1-3 years experience in project / development coordination, program coordination and/or outreach coordination
  • Experience with student activism and youth work
  • Highly organized and strong attention to detail; ability to work in a fast-paced environment, multi-task, and prioritize effectively
  • Excellent writing/verbal communication skills
  • Event planning, promotion, and implementation experience
  • Strong interpersonal/inter-cultural communication skills and the ability to build and cultivate strong partnerships
  • Discretion, flexibility, the ability to deal with and negotiate conflict effectively and with a sense of humor
  • Human rights advocacy experience highly desirable
  • Willing to travel within the United States

American Islamic Congress

  • 1718 M St. NW
    #243
    Washington, DC, US 20036
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  • Application deadline:

    February 28, 2017
  • Start date:

    March 3, 2017

American Islamic Congress


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