Friends United Meeting Position Announcement
Principal, Friends Theological College – Kaimosi, Kenya
Friends United Meeting is currently seeking qualified candidates who may be sensing a call to serve as Principal of Friends Theological College in Kaimosi, Kenya.
The Principal serves as the chief administrative executive at this Quaker college which focuses on training and preparing effective pastoral ministers and other church leaders for Friends in East Africa. Appointed as missionary Field Staff by Friends United Meeting, this Principal reports to the Friends Theological College Board of Governors and FUM General Secretary.
Responsibilities include managing all academic, financial and personnel matters at the college — academic and non-academic operations; admissions, overseeing bursar and registrar functions; maintenance and development of physical plant and farm. Major goals include continuing efforts for full accreditation, expanding student enrollment and improving the College’s financial stability. Requirements include a minimum master’s degree in theology or related field, minimum five years of administrative experience, and excellent written, verbal and interpersonal skills. Doctorate in theology or related field is preferred. Pastoral ministry, cross-cultural and fundraising experience is helpful. Quaker applicants are encouraged to apply.
Please send a resume and letter of interest to:
Colin Saxton, General Secretary
Friends United Meeting
101 Quaker Hill Drive
Richmond IN 47374
A complete job description can be found on the FUM website.
Deadline for applications is June 15, 2013. Start-date is anticipated to be summer 2014 and will depend, in part, on how quickly ministry support funding is raised.