29 August 2013
CPT INTERNATIONAL: Call for
Expressions of Interest and Nominations for Christian
Peacemaker Teams (CPT) Full-Time Executive Director
CPT seeks applications for an Executive Director.
Position begins in January 2014. Job description is stated below. Executive
Director will play a major role in donor development. Additional
responsibilities include direct supervision of select staff members and
strategic organizational development.
Applications from members of racially-marginalized
groups and from outside North America are warmly welcomed. As with all staff
members, compensation is a need-based stipend up to US$2,000/month, other
benefits include full health coverage, opportunities for ongoing
learning/growth, and incredibly meaningful work within teams of kind, gutsy and
committed peacemakers. The initial appointment is for a period of three years
starting with a 3-month mutual trial period.
Qualifications: Institutional and
individual fundraising; spiritual grounding in Christianity; strong skills in
organizational processes and administration; organizational development and
strategic planning; experience leading or working in an international
organization committed to grassroots partnerships that transform violence and
oppression, nonviolent resistance campaigns and movement building; strong
English with at least minimal Spanish and/or Arabic preferred; strong
background and skill in undoing oppressions; and ability to mobilize economic
and human resources. Working knowledge of CPT is preferred.
Traits: ability to articulate
and promote CPT mission and vision; to make collaborative decisions; to listen
well; to be flexible; to articulate and promote an organizational vision; to
lead in organizational change; and to network between religious, political,
geographical and social groups.
Persons with the required experience and skills who
have not been members of CPT are welcome to apply. If chosen as a potential
candidate, the individual must participate in a CPT delegation and month-long
Contact the Search Committee (firstname.lastname@example.org) with expressions of
interest, nominations, or questions. A detailed job description,
qualifications, and application materials are available at www.cpt.org/ed-job-description. Application
materials are due by Sep 14, 2013.
Please share this message widely and pray for God’s
work through this appointment process.