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International Bible Society-STL

Vice President, Translations

International Bible Society-STL
Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States

Date Posted: 04/27/2007
Categories: Translation/Linguistics
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
Reporting directly to the Global IBS-STL publisher, the Vice President, Translations will join the Global Publishing Leadership team of the organization. S/he will provide vision and overall leadership for the translation ministry of IBS-STL globally. This position has the responsibility and authority to develop, control, administer, expand and review the entire translation ministry of IBS-STL. The VP, translations will develop a global translation strategy and implement and promote project management methods for all projects worldwide. Position will expand IBS-STLs focus to include various non-print media and represent the ministry with external audiences including the International Forum of Bible Agencies, the Summer Institute of Linguistics (SIL) and other church and ministry leaders.

Candidate will have at least five to eight years experience directing and coordinating Bible Translation projects globally and competency in Biblical literature and languages including Greek and Hebrew. Background and sensitivity in cross-cultural environment a must. Must be fluent in English and at least one other language.Ideal candidate will possess a proven track record of manangement and leadership skills. S/he will have strong project management skills, as well as a demonstrated commitment to evangelism.