IICN Director Position

Two key opportunities for working with NCFI/IICN

Institute Director and Institute Manager


Nurses Christian Fellowship International (NCFI) is seeking to appoint both an Institute Director and an Institute Manager for the International Institute of Christian Nursing (IICN) to jointly take on these challenging and inspiring leadership roles.

The positions are voluntary but bring with them many benefits including the opportunity to work alongside nurses from across the world and to engage directly in international work.

Position: IICN Director

 Personal Profile and responsibilities of the Director

IICN requires a dynamic nurse educator with both research and nursing educational experience to act as Director and lead the IICN. It is desirable that the person taking on this role is active in Nurse Education either as an active or retired person.

The applicant would hold a Masters degree or preferably a PhD in nursing and have experience in leadership, preferably in nursing education. Evidence of scholarly activity would be welcome through publications and research papers.

The applicant will need to be able to sign the NCFI statement of faith https://ncfi.org/about-ncfi/statement-of-faith/ and have demonstrated their commitment to the values of the organisation.

The applicant must be able to speak and write and understand English fluently.

The Director is supported by the Institute Manager

Key responsibilities include:

  • Providing academic leadership
  • Strategic planning for the IICN
  • Promotion of educational and research development opportunities and expansion of the work of the IICN
  • Monitoring of programme development and delivery, reporting to the NCFI Executive Committee when necessary
  • Virtual meetings every two months with the Programme Committee and the Steering Group,
  • Liaison with partner organisation e.g. PRIME, IHS, HCF.

Key Qualifications and Attributes required


  • Nursing degree
  • Masters Degree / PhD in nursing or a related field 

Essential Attributes

  •  Evidence of motivation for working in IICN
  • Evidence of leadership
  • International and cultural awareness
  • Fluency in spoken and written English
  • Able to freely commit the necessary time and effort required to lead IICN

 Desirable Attributes

  • Experience of working in Nursing Education
  • Experience of curriculum development and evaluation
  • Language skills in addition to English
  • International experience 


Position: IICN Manager

Personal Profile and Responsibilities of the IICN Manager

IICN requires an individual who has the experience and the gifts of organisation and management. Working closely with the Director s/he will support the Director in delivering the IICN strategic plan in the following ways:

  • All necessary arrangements for the two monthly virtual meetings of the Programme committee/Steering group
  • Preparation of the agenda and the circulation of the minutes of all IICN meetings and working papers
  • Maintenance and updating of strategic planning documentation.
  • Monitoring and support for the production of CNI
  • Maintenance and updating of the IICN web site
  • Working with the NCFI media committee to promote the work of IICN

Key Qualifications and Attributes required


 A nursing or health related degree is desirable but not essential
Computer / administration certification or evidence of equivalent experience

 Essential Attributes

  • Evidence of motivation for working in IICN
  • The applicant will need to be able to sign the NCFI statement of faith and have demonstrated their commitment to the values of the organisation
  • .Good interpersonal skills
  • Communication skills
  • Evidence of team working
  • Computer and networking skills
  • Familiar with current software packages such as Word, Excel & data storage
  • Fluency in English, written and spoken
  • Planning and organisational skills
  • Web site management
  • International and cultural awareness
  • Able to freely commit the necessary time to the work of IICN

Desirable Attributes

  • Language skills in addition to English
  • International experience

  Download further information about IICN and organisational structure.