Core Leadership Openings

Are you a senior Shambhala practitioner who is ready to serve the vision of the Karmê Chöling community? Then please consider these opportunities. For more information, email the Head of Personnel (email is the preferred initial contact).  Go to Core Staff Openings for information on other open positions.

Executive Director
Would you like to take up the leadership reins of this essential and magical land center? Do you have inspiration for magnetizing teachers, students, dralas, and wealth to this place of dharma? The Executive Director has two principal roles: Governance and Strategic Planning, and Chief Executive. The Chief Executive develops long-range vision and strategic planning for Karmê Chöling; provides leadership and inspiration to manifest The Shambhala Principle that humanity and society are basically good; and propagates the vision and manifestation of Shambhala society by fostering a harmonious, sane, caring and well-trained KCL staff and its volunteer community, and leading by example in the practice and study of the Shambhala and Buddhist dharma. Successful candidates for this position will have a commitment to the Lineage of teachings of the Shambhala Buddhist dharma. A minimum of six years experience as a practitioner on the Shambhala path, a strong background in leadership, excellent written and spoken communication skills, experience leading and managing projects, comfort with fundraising, and a background in working with finances and adhering to budgets are essential to this important role. Click here to download the full job description. Applications will be accepted until July 15, 2019, and the new Director will be expected to be available to start work by Oct 2019.

Please also check our Core Staff Openings.