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EMI United States
3-5 years
This opportunity is a support-based, self-fund-raised position.
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To carry out the ministry of EMI through leading, growing and managing EMI’s Architectural team.


In addition to the typical EMI Staff prerequisites, candidates for this position must have:

Education and Experience

  • Accredited degree in architecture (Master’s preferred)
  • US Professional Registration (preferred with NCARB or similar international registration)
  • Experience in team leadership and management strongly preferred
  • 5–10 years practical work experience in design and project management

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Ability to think and act strategically at multiple levels
  • 5-10 years of collaborative architectural design experience
  • Ability to manage and supervise people and projects with humility and confidence, and a relational style that promotes teamwork and unity while advancing planning and implementation in a systematic way
  • Adaptable; Able to redirect one’s own and the team’s work priorities and assignments as needed to respond to change
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite and working knowledge of design tools such as REVIT, AutoCAD, Photoshop

The following are essential responsibilities for this position:

  • Spiritual and professional discipleship through EMI’s programmes and opportunities.
  • Cultivate and maintain financial donor support from personal contacts sufficient to fund one’s own salary and/or ministry expenses. 
  • Architecture Team Management and Development
  • Project Leading and Project Management