Executive Director

About the role

The Executive Director will play a crucial leadership role in overseeing the overall vision, strategy, and operations of the
Islamic Center of Orlando (ICO). This position requires a dynamic and visionary leader who can guide the Masjid towards
achieving its mission and goals, working collaboratively with the Imam, the Executive Committee, and all of their subcommittees.

Candidate requirements

  • 5-10 years of progressive leadership experience in a similar capacity, preferably within a religious or community-based organization.
  • Demonstrated success in strategic planning, organizational development, and team management.
  • Proven ability to foster positive relationships with diverse community members, stakeholders, and external partners.
  • Strong financial acumen with experience in budgeting, fundraising, and financial management.
  • Exceptional communication and public speaking skills.
  • Passionate commitment to the Islamic values and principles upheld by ICO.
  • Master's degree in business administration, public administration, or a related field is preferred.


  • Strategic Leadership:
    • Collaborate with the Board of Directors and work closely with the Imam to develop and implement the strategic
      vision and mission of ICO.
    • Provide visionary leadership to guide the Masjid in achieving its short-term and long-term goals.
    • Establish and maintain positive relationships with community members, local organizations, and other
  • Operational Oversight:
    • Ensure the efficient and effective day-to-day operations of ICO.
    • Supervise and lead the staff and the volunteers, providing guidance and support to ensure a cohesive and motivated team.
    • Oversee the development and implementation of policies and procedures for improved organizational efficiency.
    • Collaborate with the Executive Committee and all subcommittees to ensure coordinated efforts and seamless communication.
  •  Financial Management:
    • Develop and manage the annual budget in collaboration with the Board of Directors.
    • Lead fundraising initiatives and seek external funding opportunities to support Masjid programs and projects.
  • Community Engagement & Public relations:
    • Facilitate community outreach and engagement initiatives to strengthen ties with the broader community.
    •  Plan and execute events that promote unity, education, and interfaith dialogue within the community.
    • Work closely with the Imam to be a spokesperson for ICO, representing the Masjid effectively in various forums.
    • Develop and implement communication strategies to enhance the visibility and positive image of ICO.

Contact us to apply

If you are interested in the position of Executive Director, please forward your resume and cover letter in an email with
the subject line "ICO Executive Director" to the Board of Directors at officemanager@icorlando.org.