Interested in working with an institution dedicated to cultivating American Muslim Leaders with the training, skills, and knowledge to help transform our communities for the better? Check out our open positions now and apply!
PAY RANGE: Depends on Experience
LOCATION: 811 S. Central Expy, Suite 350, Richardson, TX 75080
The Islamic Seminary of America (TISA) is a rapidly growing institution dedicated to educating and nurturing those who aspire to be community volunteers, scholars, imams, chaplains, youth leaders and non-profit managers. As an independent graduate institution for Islamic leadership education, TISA aims to prepare the next generation of Islamic pacesetters in North America. TISA’s student body, faculty, staff, and Board of Directors are intentionally diverse in recognition of the founding ethos of the community surrounding Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) and the current multicultural mosaic that is Islam in North America.
Given the above, TISA seeks a bold and inspirational leader who is prepared to:
Our Vision: Our vision is a world constantly bettered by religious scholarship and ethical leadership.
Our Mission: Our mission is to cultivate generations of world-class doers and thinkers who lead from an Islamic paradigm while engaging contemporary challenges and opportunities.
How We Are Unique: Unlike many other Islamic seminaries, TISA has been developed, governed, and managed by a group of people who:
Programs Offered: TISA offers two-degree programs – MA in Islamic Studies and an MDiv degree. In addition, TISA provides focused non-degree educational programs such as its Youth Mental Health First Aid training initiative, through its Center for Ethical and Effective Organizational Leadership (CEEOL).
Aspirations for the future include: Applying for accreditation; establishing a robust endowment, and pairing with seminaries from other faith traditions in combating religious illiteracy in North America.
– Courage, high self-awareness, emotional intelligence, self-confidence, and humility.
– A compelling, approachable personality and listening skills that engender trust, openness, and creativity.
– The ability to hold the organization and its stakeholders accountable.
– Willingness to be hands-on when appropriate.
– A high level of energy and a can-do, resilient approach.
The President reports to The Islamic Seminary of America Board of Directors and leads the faculty and staff (currently less than 10 people).
TISA is conveniently located in Serene Plaza in Richardson, Texas, with easy access to various parts of the Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) metroplex. The address is: 811 S. Expressway Suite 350, 3rd Floor, Richardson, TX, 75080. DFW has a large and vibrant Muslim community with scores of Islamic centers, schools and other non-profit organizations.
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TISA is dedicated to training leaders who are on-the-ground, making an impact right now. Browse our Volunteering Board for volunteering opportunities in the fields of Islamic education, civic leadership, chaplaincy, etc. Have a volunteer opportunity you’d like to share?
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