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Announcement of Job Opening Position:

Program Director Wisdom House Retreat and Conference Center Litchfield, Connecticut

Applications being accepted through June 30, 2018

About Wisdom House: Wisdom House was founded in 1949 as a training center for women joining the congregation of nuns called the Daughters of Wisdom. In 1958, Seat of Wisdom College was added, and, since 1967, the center has been an interfaith retreat and conference center presenting programs in spirituality, education, the arts and ecology. Wisdom House offers hospitality for the not-for-profit community.

Mission: The mission of Wisdom House Retreat and Conference Center is to provide a place of welcome and respect for all who seek Wisdom. Wisdom House’s mission is rooted in the Judeo-Christian Wisdom tradition which supports the center’s commitment to sustainability and concern for contemporary issues. The center is a ministry of the Daughters of Wisdom.

Description of Position:  Wisdom House Program Director
The Program Director will design programming that will further the mission of Wisdom House.
With sensitivity to the interfaith character of the center and its commitment to education, spirituality, the arts and ecology, the Program Director is responsible for outreach to presenters.  The goal of all programming is to aid our guests in their personal spiritual growth and desire to be of service to the world.

The Program Director will be a welcoming presence at the center to interact with persons of various ages, religious traditions, and cultural backgrounds.

Accountable to: Executive Director

Areas of Responsibility:

A. Program Planning and Publicity

B. Spiritual Direction (Spiritual Companioning)

C. Labyrinth

D. Marie Louise Trichet Gallery

Applicant Qualifications:

Applicants are requested to send a cover letter, resumé, three professional references, submit three samples of writings (reflections, published works, essays, especially related to spirituality) and give a range of an expected salary to search@wisdomhouse.org .

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This Full Time salaried position includes medical benefits, vacation, holidays.