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.


  • 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


  • 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%


  • 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