CAREER OPPORTUNITIES at Interfaith Philadelphia

Manager, Leadership Institute of Interfaith Philadelphia

Interfaith Philadelphia’s Mission and Vision:

Since its founding in 2004, Interfaith Philadelphia challenges the region’s residents to dare to understand one another. In order to promote social harmony and inter-religious and inter-group understanding, Interfaith Philadelphia equips individuals and communities for interfaith engagement, builds collaborative relationships, and stands in solidarity with our diverse neighbors. Our bold vision is to have our region reflect the vibrancy of a religiously diverse democracy, one in which all people are valued, distinctive traditions are welcomed, and people of diverse backgrounds collaborate to shape a just and compassionate society.

Leadership Institute of Interfaith Philadelphia:

​​The Leadership Institute of Interfaith Philadelphia is a learning space without walls for personal and professional development. The leadership institute equips community leaders with skills, experience and connections to strengthen interfaith understanding and engagement in their own settings.

Summary of Position:

Interfaith Philadelphia seeks a full-time manager of the Leadership Institute that will provide administrative and creative support for existing programs and those in development. They will facilitate, coordinate, and evaluate Leadership Institute workshops and trainings, and recruit and train co-facilitators and instructors. They will forge community partnerships and develop strategies to recruit participants from multiple disciplines, sectors, and faith communities. The Leadership Institute Manager will work hand-in-hand with our Director of Curricular Innovations and report to our Communications Director.


  • Maintain strategic perspective on the growth and development of the leadership institute.

  • Shared management and oversight of Leadership Institute budget.

  • Support Director of Curricular Innovation in designing and producing new offerings 

  • Recruit and provide coaching for, and coordination of, our team of facilitators

  • Support collaboration with University of Pennsylvania Center for Social Impact Strategy

  • Plan and manage calendar of offerings in the Leadership Institute

  • Coordinate skill based training, cohort experiences, and customized training.

  • Co-facilitate select trainings and cohort programs

  • Supervise and analyze evaluation of Leadership Institute offerings

  • Assist in building relevant community and regional partners & relationships

  • Advance enrollment in Leadership Institute

  • Administrative support including program evaluation and database management.

  • Backup Communications assistance, especially in critical moments/responsive programming

Experience and qualities:

  • Passion for and experience in interfaith and/or faith-based work

  • Familiarity and strong network with multiple sectors within the Philadelphia region

  • Experience in project management and evaluation

  • Ability to manage multiple projects, goals and deadlines

  • Experience and expertise in strategic long-term thinking and program design

  • Self-starter and resourceful

  • Team player with strong interpersonal skills

  • Willingness to explore new strategies, developments in the field, and new technologies


  • Outreach, marketing and communications 

  • Facilitation

  • Creative thinking and resourcefulness

  • Fluency in Salesforce, Microsoft Office Suite, and graphic design software a plus

Salary and Benefits:

  • $50,000-$60,000, commensurate with experience

  • Healthcare benefits, 401(k) retirement plan, generous PTO, professional development

  • Hybrid work schedule

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to Rebecca Watson, Office Manager, at