ISK IS HIRING FOR AN IMAM

 

Required Islamic Knowledge Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited Islamic University (or equivalent). Equivalent qualifications will also be considered.
  • Detailed Knowledge of at least one school of Fiqh and broad knowledge of the other schools of Fiqh.
  • Excellent Tajweed and proper pronunciation of the Quranic verses.
  • Fluency in English and a good understanding of Arabic.

Required Personal Skills:

  • A passionate, creative and energetic Leader
  • Ability to connect to Muslims from different age groups, especially the youth and children.
  • Ability to relate to Muslims from diverse cultures and backgrounds.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • North-American living experience and ability to relate to non-Muslims.
  • Computer and social media skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with others.

Additional Assets:

  • Hafiz of the Quran.
  • Prior experience as community Imam.
  • Counseling experience.

Salary and Benefits:

These will be based on qualifications and experience.

Job Description:

For further details about the role of Imam at the Islamic Society Kingston please click here
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Application Deadline: April 5, 2017

To Apply:

The candidate must be legally allowed to work in Canada. Please include the following in your application:

  • Resume
  • Letter of Interest
  • Names and contact information of three referees

Please email the above information to imamselection@kingstonmuslims.ca or mail it to 
Box 61, Centennial PO, 100-2437 Princess Street, Kingston, ON K7M 3G1

For Further inquiries, please call (613) 384-5081

ISK Expansion Project

Prayer Timings

- Fajr and Isha times are calculated according to ISNA (sun is 15 degrees below horizon)

- Asr time is based on standard method (other than Hanafi). Asr may be prayed earlier if there is a
community event.

- Times shown for ICK are Iqamah times.

- Jum’a khutba starts at 1:20 (12:20 when standard time starts, November 5)