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SeekersHub Global Is Hiring a Technology Manager

In the Name of Allah, Merciful and Compassionate

Overview

SeekersHub Global Islamic Seminary is hiring a qualified Technology Manager with strong project management, diverse IT, and solid people-management skills.

The incumbent’s main responsibility will be the stewardship of our Technology function – encompassing our (a) website and its hosting; (b) content management system; (c) learning management system; and (d) other supporting systems.

Key Job Parameters

    • Status: Full-Time

 

    • Location: Flexible, though Toronto is a preference (our head office)

 

    • Remuneration: commensurate with qualifications and experience

 

Requirements

    • Ability to manage our key tech systems, including:

 

      1. Content Management System (WordPress)
      2. Learning Management System (Moodle)
      3. Donor Management System
      4. Mailing List System
      5. Project Management System
      6. And related supporting systems
    • Ensure proper hosting, security, and speed of our website.

 

    • Develop and document processes and procedures for a complete tech architecture.

 

    • Identified skill sets encompassing coding and related tech systems development.

 

    • Manage our tech roadmap, with effective and rapid deployment of required projects to ensure that SeekersHub Global’s educational services are offered in the best possible ways.

 

    • Identify and manage effective external service provider expertise and relationships for projects, where required.

 

Candidate Profile and Skills

    • University degree in Information Technology or related field or equivalent combination of work experience.

 

    • Strong project management skills—ideally with 3-5 years working experience with project management principles.

 

    • Strong, diverse tech skills to be able to manage SeekersHub’s diverse tech requirements.

 

    • Effective people manager, able to lead a team – of staff, interns, and volunteers – open to direction with a collaborative work style and an unflinching commitment to getting the job done in a fast-paced, dynamic community service context.

 

    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

 

How to Apply

We welcome qualified applicants from all backgrounds. If interested, please apply in confidence to [email protected] before October 25, 2018, with your resume and a cover letter.

 


 

Join the SeekersHub Helpers Program – an Outreach and Editorial Internship

The SeekersHub Helpers program is a six-month internship in key areas of SeekersHub’s work as an online seminary and educational portal.internship

Benefits – The SeekersHub Helpers program provides:

  1. an excellent opportunity to assist in spreading beneficial knowledge and guidance through working in a professional environment that is spiritually invigorating;
  2. gain invaluable professional training and acquire key personal, managerial, and area-specific skills through working with experienced leaders and managers in a growing non-profit;
  3. included in the internship program is a monthly spiritual mentorship session with Shaykh Faraz Rabbani;
  4. upon successful completion of the six-month internship program you’ll receive a SeekersHub certificate and a letter of recommendation.

Expectations:

  1.  Helpers commit to at least 10 hours a week of internship work and training, with consistency;
  2. uphold recognised Islamic ethos of respect, responsiveness, consultation, and collaboration;
  3. be keen to contribute and learn.

Interns required in the Outreach Department:

  1. Newsletter copywriter
  2. Facebook advertising
  3. Graphic designer
  4. Visual effects and animation
  5. Social media engagement

Interns required in the Online Services Department:

  1. Blog copywriter
  2. Copy editor
  3. Editorial assistant
  4. Junior translator (between Arabic and English)
  5. Researcher

If you are based in Toronto, Canada, you have the choice of completing your internship at the Toronto Hub. If you are based anywhere else in the world, your internship will be strictly online.

If this interests you, please send the following information to [email protected]by October 1, 2018.

  1. Your complete resume, please include previous professional and volunteer work activities
  2. Provide a brief description of your religious study level, both formal and informal
  3. Resident country
  4. Which role/s are you interesting in?

We look forward to working with you.

Jazakamullahu khayran

SeekersHub Global Islamic Seminary


SeekersHub Global Islamic Seminary’s vision is to uphold the Prophetic ethos of making knowledge free and accessible to all those who seek it. With gradual, steady growth, SeekersHub Global went from 600 student registrations for our online courses in 2011 to 80,000 in 2017. In the first half of 2018, we have already passed 60,000 registrations.

WANTED: Arabic Translators for Translation of Answers from Senior Scholars

SeekersGuidance/SeekersHub Global is seeking volunteers with an excellent working knowledge of Arabic to translate answers by renowned scholars from Arabic into English.

For more information, please contact Umair Abdul Qadeer at [email protected]