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FUM Seeks Global Ministries Director

Position Announcement:

Friends United Meeting (FUM) is seeking qualified applicants for the Global Ministries Director position. This full-time, Richmond, Indiana-based staff person will receive a competitive salary, including benefits.

A successful applicant for this position will possess:

  • – A growing personal faith and commitment to Jesus Christ
  • – A commitment to and be actively involved in the work and witness of Friends
  • – Extensive leadership experience in Christian ministry/non-profit organization, preferably in a global context
  • – An ability to translate vision into concrete and sustainable programs and partnerships in multiple locations
  • – Strong interpersonal and organizational skills
  • – Effective staff management ability, including oversight of staff in remote locations
  • – Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • – Capacity to listen to and work well with others
  • – Willingness and availability to travel
  • – Theological literacy
  • – Master’s degree preferred

Resumes, along with a letter of interest, may be emailed to:
Colin Saxton—FUM General Secretary
or sent to him at:
101 Quaker Hill Drive
Richmond, IN 47374

A complete job description is available on the FUM website or by contacting the FUM office at or (765) 962-7573. Applications will be received through January 31, 2013. Contacts with finalists and interviews will be scheduled after the close date, with an anticipated start date in Spring 2013.

Friends United Meeting is a Christian association of over 30 Yearly Meetings and smaller Quaker groups that consult and work together for shared purposes.

FUM Purpose Statement:

“Friends United Meeting commits itself to energize and equip Friends through the power of the Holy Spirit to gather people into fellowships where Jesus Christ is known, loved and obeyed as Teacher and Lord.”

FUM Leading Priorities:

  • – Leadership Development
  • – Evangelism (Mission, Peace, Social Justice Ministries)
  • – Communication
  • – Global Partnerships