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Lead Bible Translation Consultant 

About the Organization Faith Comes By Hearing is an Audio Bible ministry based in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Our vision is to get God's Word to every person, and we do this by recording Audio Bibles in every language and freely sharing them using the latest technology. We currently offer recordings in more than 1000 languages spoken by nearly 6 billion people around the world. We are looking for talented and skilled candidates to join us as we fulfill the Great Commission.

The purposes for which Faith Comes By Hearing is organized are wholly religious and include the following: To proclaim Jesus Christ as Lord in all that we do. The Corporation's Statement of Faith is as follows: Trusting in Jesus Christ as our Savior, we believe in: 1. The Bible as the inspired Word of God; 2. The Deity of our Lord Jesus Christ, God's Son; 3. The vicarious death of Jesus Christ for our sins, His bodily resurrection, and His personal return; 4. The presence and power of the Holy Spirit in the work of regeneration.
Position Lead Bible Translation Consultant  
Category Language Processing  

The role of Lead Bible Translation Consultant is to support the ministry of Faith Comes By Hearing by working with the Oral Bible Translation team to ensure Bible translation projects have a Bible Consultant assigned to each project. This position will be responsible for consulting on translation projects as well as coordinating with other certified consultants to consult on additional projects. Additionally, this position involves supporting the Oral Bible Translation team with input and academic research while keeping up to date with Bible consulting and oral Bible translation.

Position Requirements


  • Consult on oral Bible translation projects, including the ability to travel internationally to projects
  • Help develop, continually inform and implement FCBH’s oral Bible translation process
  • Build a community of Bible Consultants, with the ability over time to have contacts with strategically located Consultants that can join projects on a contract basis
  • Provide feedback to project teams to help their Bible translation project succeed
  • Learn Render oral Bible translation software in order to use, promote and explain it as needed
  • Represent Faith Comes By Hearing at various conferences in order to promote oral Bible translation
  • Meet with visiting partners alongside Oral Bible Translation Operations Manager
  • Serve as FCBH’s representative in Academic Translation forums, Oral Bible Consultant forums and be responsible for writing needed academic papers for such audiences.
  • Keep abreast of trends and changes within Bible translation and consulting, including any ongoing education for this role
  • Provide hospitality services to guests including tours and local transportation as needed
  • Assist with other duties as needed

Qualifications include:


  • Missions-minded with a heart for reaching all people with the Word of God
  • Requires an MA or higher degree in at least one relevant field, e.g., Linguistics, Biblical languages, and exegesis
  • Requires five to seven years’ experience in exegetical analysis, translation, cross-cultural orientation, and familiarity with languages of assigned locale;
  • Be a certified Bible Translation Consultant by a recognized translation organization
  • Intimate knowledge of the Bible.
  • Well-developed organizational and administrative skills
  • Demonstrated good judgment and analytical abilities
  • PC proficiency in all MS Office applications
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally up to 3 weeks at a time, up to 35% of the time


  • Proficiency in multiple languages
  • Familiarity with orality or oral Bible translation
Location Faith Comes By Hearing  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  
Number of Openings 1  
Req Number LAN-19-00007  
Open Date 10/16/2019  

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