Religions for Peace USA envisions a nation in which people of faith and goodwill live together in respect and mutual support, creating paths to peace and justice.
Religions for Peace USA'smission is to inspire and advance common actions for peace through multireligious cooperation among our nation's religious communities.
Religions for Peace USA seeks an Executive Director to be the organization's primary organizer and administrator, working to coordinate a bold, shared witness for peace and justice among our member religious communities and to provide a moral compass in the religiously pluralistic context of the United States of today and the future.
Though not formal requirements, individuals with any of the following experience or characteristics are encouraged to apply: advanced degree in a related area of religious studies, knowledge of complex religious landscape in the U.S., community organizing experience, non-profit management, multilingual/multicultural background, demonstrated activism against hate crimes or for justice for marginalized peoples, experience in the UN NGO or Washington advocacy organizations, and demonstrated success in fundraising.
Religions for Peace USA does not discriminate on any basis in its hiring practice and is ADA and EEOC compliant.The Executive Director will be expected to live within reasonable distance to and be able to spend significant time in New York City and Washington DC (In other words, applicants should plan to live close enough to one of these two cities to be able to commute one or more days per week at their own expense.) This is a full-time position that will include the necessity to travel. Annual compensation will be commensurate with experience and include a benefits package.
Please send resume & short cover letter outlining qualifications and position to Transitional Executive Director, Rev. Bud Heckman. Please include the words "Director Search" in the email subject line. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Target date for hiring is April 1, 2017.
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