Position InformationDate New Hire Needed
Job Title Imam/Muslim Prayer Leader (Part-Time) Department Center for Religion, Spirituality and Social Justice
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Grinnell College is a private liberal arts college located in Grinnell, Iowa and is ranked #15 on the U.S. News and World Report's list of Best National Liberal Arts Colleges.
Grinnell College is a top ranked Liberal Arts institution that values diversity, equity, inclusion, social justice, intellectual freedom, and social responsibility. We seek candidates that align with these values and have the ability and desire to advance our values and belonging within our community and the communities we engage. Ideal candidates will be prepared to collaborate and contribute to the mission and values of the college across all constituencies.
Imam/The Muslim Prayer Leader is responsible for preparation of sermon and leadership of our Gumaa Prayer each Friday during the academic year. Additionally, this person will serve as a member of the Religious Life Staff and may be called on for advising and guidance about Islam and Muslim practice by members of the community. This staff member will be engaged in planning and scheduling of guest speakers, dialogue(s) and programming with Religious Life Staff. Each year, the prayer leader organizes a trip to the mosque to celebrate holy days, in particular, the Eid celebrations when they occur while in session. Muslims of all traditions and all genders are encouraged to apply.
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Selected candidate must successfully pass a background check prior to first day of employment.
The College requires staff members to be vaccinated against COVID-19, with at least one CDC-approved vaccination dose by date of hire, or approved religious or medical exemption.
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