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Full Time Imam
Posted date [2012-Feb-16] (ID: 4061)
The Islamic Center of Morrisville (ICM) is a satellite location of the Islamic Association of Raleigh (IAR). ICM is offering a unique opportunity for a full-time qualified Imam who has experience, passion, leadership and skills to lead an effective youth program.
The ICM was created in August 2009 and it serves a growing young Muslim community. Among the activities ICM coordinates are programs focusing on Muslim youth and Quranic classes for school students as well as adults.
Lead daily, jumu’ah, taraweeh and special prayers
Conduct halaqas and other religious and youth activities
Lead educational and outreach programs
Provide youth and family counseling and guidance services as needed
Manage operational and administrative responsibilities
Fluency in English and preferably in Arabic with excellent written and oral communication skills
High School from U.S. and a B.S. degree in Islamic Studies or Islamic Shari’ah from an accredited university is preferred
Knowledge of all four madahibs
Comprehensive knowledge of the Qu’ran, Hadith and Fiqh
Mastery of Tajweed
Hafiz of Qur’an preferred
Minimum 5 years experience as an Imam
Experience in youth activities, conflict resolution, counseling and leading educational programs is desirable
Strong Islamic character with excellent communication, organizational, people and leadership skills
Certification in counseling, youth development or psychology is preferred
ICM offers competitive salary and benefits package based on qualifications and experience.
How to Apply
Qualified candidates who can legally work in the U.S. and have related work experience in the U.S. are encouraged to submit a resume and a cover letter along with three references.