Vice President of Curriculum & Training

TITLE: Vice President of Curriculum & Training
REPORTS TO: Executive Director (& President/Founder on technical matters)
LOCATION: Chalmers Center Office
PREPARED BY: Executive Team
DATE: June 17, 2020  

POSITION SUMMARY:   Reporting directly to the Executive Director, the Vice President of Curriculum & Training serves as part of the Management Team. This person is responsible for overseeing a department that manages the development of the Chalmers Center’s curricula and online courses and that maintains training standards throughout the organization. The person in this role leads a team that works in a highly collaborative fashion with other departments and with partner organizations to create and adapt curricula and training that equips churches around the world to walk alongside people who are poor.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Commits to pray and advocate for the poor and the church in light of the mission of the Chalmers Center
  • Leads the Curriculum & Training team, promoting a healthy team culture that serves the organization and strategic partners as they seek to achieve their goals
  • Develops and manages the curriculum & training design process that incorporates the inclusion of relevant stakeholders (technical experts, theological framework team, users, etc.) and obtains necessary approvals throughout the process
  • Facilitates the curriculum & training design process to ensure that new and existing products provide the intended user experience and outcomes
  • Maintains and promotes curriculum & training standards in line with Chalmers’ Ministry Design Principles on poverty alleviation and best practices of adult education and learning design
  • Based on organizational strategy and goals, sets project priorities and allocates team resources accordingly
  • Allocates training and curriculum development resources to help other departments complete various projects
  • Completes other duties as requested

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Passionate for serving Christ’s Kingdom, the church, and people who are poor
  • Preferred: A Master’s degree in education or related field
  • Preferred: A Master’s degree in biblical or theological studies
  • Preferred: Experience in community development
  • Demonstrated competency in curriculum and training design
  • Significant cross-cultural experience and intercultural sensitivity
  • Outstanding oral and written communications skills
  • Flexible, creative thinker, problem-solving ability, desire to learn, and self-starter
  • Exceptional organizational and process development skills
  • Management experience that promotes the flourishing of team members
  • Ability to travel both domestically and internationally up to 15%

COMMITMENTS:

  • Commitment to the Vision, Mission, & Values of the Chalmers Center
  • Adherence to the Lausanne Covenant, a statement of Christian belief
  • Active commitment to a local church
  • Seeks to apply the gospel to all areas of life, including interpersonal relationships
  • Uses a humble listening approach with both internal and external constituencies
  • Acts courageously to overcome obstacles and remains hopeful for people in poverty
  • Depends on the Holy Spirit and seeks God’s guidance when making decisions
  • Can thrive in a team that practices excellence, humility, hope, and unity

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to hr@chalmers.org.