CPT Position Opening: ADMINISTRATIVE DIRECTOR

 

CPTnet
3 July 2018
CPT Position Opening: ADMINISTRATIVE DIRECTOR

 
Christian Peacemaker Teams (CPT) seeks a full-time Administrative Director to empower and guide the work of CPT in fulfilling our mission. It involves working closely with CPT’s Program Director in a collaborative, consensus-based, team model. Primary responsibilities include overall financial and administrative oversight, strategic planning and culture formation, and board and staff development.  The position involves some international travel to meetings and/or project sites each year.

Candidates should demonstrate: wisdom and imagination; skilled leadership of group and organizational processes and capacity building; commitment to grow in the journey of undoing oppressions; and ability to work independently and collaboratively as part of a dispersed team across continents.  We prefer someone with nonprofit management experience and a focus on grassroots social change organizations.

REPORTS TO: Steering Committee

TERMS: Full time, 40 hours/week, three-year appointment

COMPENSATION:negotiable; $24,000/year*

BENEFITS:100% employer-paid health, dental and vision coverage; four weeks annual vacation.

LOCATION:Chicago strongly preferred.

START DATE:October 1, 2018

*All members of CPT receive a needs-based subsistence stipend currently capped at $2000usd/month for staff. Exceptions can be made.  CPT endeavors to meet the financial needs of its members within a framework of conscientious, sustainable living and a spirit of service.  This commitment is rooted in a faith-based analysis of world-wide economic injustice and a critique of capitalist value systems.

TO APPLY:please submit electronically, in English, the following to hiring@cpt.org

  • Cover letter stating motivation/reasons for interest in this position
  • Résumé/CV
  • A list of three references with e-mail and daytime telephone numbers 

APPLICATION REVIEW ONGOING:  See full position description.

CPT is an international, faith-based, non-profit organization that builds partnerships to transform violence and oppression.  We seek individuals who are capable, responsible and rooted in faith/spirituality to work for peace as members of teams trained in the disciplines of nonviolence.  We are committed to building an organization that reflects the rich diversity of the human family in ability, age, class, ethnicity, gender identity, language, national origin, race and sexual orientation.

PO Box 6508 ●Chicago, Illinois 60680, USA ●Tel: +1-773-376-0550 ●Fax: +1-773-376-0549

peacemakers@cpt.org●www.cpt.org