Assistant Director of the Newlin Quaker Center
Position: Assistant Director of the Newlin Quaker Center
Department: Quaker Fellows
Status: 10 month Administrative Faculty position with benefits package
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Earlham College seeks applicants for the position of Assistant Director of the Newlin Quaker Center. The Newlin Quaker Center has a focal role in nourishing and embodying Earlham's groundedness in Quakerism. Its mission is to provide encounters with Quaker thought and practice for the students, faculty and staff of Earlham College as well as a significant point of engagement between Earlham and the wider Quaker world.
The Assistant Director of the Newlin Quaker Center is a 10-month administrative faculty position. This person has primary responsibility for the Quaker Fellows scholarship program as well as working closely with the Chaplain and Director of Quaker Life to support the programs, events and activities of the Newlin Quaker Center.
Primary Duties & Responsibilities
The central responsibility of this position is to provide leadership to the Quaker Fellows scholarship program which includes the following duties: marketing and recruitment, curriculum development, planning and co-facilitation of weekly meetings and retreats, student support, supervision of student interns, and program administration.
Additional responsibilities include working collaboratively with the Chaplain and Director of Quaker Life to implement programming for a vital Quaker presence at Earlham. Duties may include updating the Newlin Quaker Center website, serving as advisor to Quaker House and Earlham Young Friends, and assisting with a variety of Quaker-related events on campus.
Experience & Qualifications
A bachelor's degree is required, a master's degree is preferred. The successful candidate should possess the following skills or qualities:
- deep understanding and appreciation of Quakerism in its various expressions
- passion for working with young adult Quakers, especially in regard to matters of faith
- strong interpersonal skills and ability to collaborate with a team
- creativity in imagining new initiatives and/or new ways or pursuing existing goals
- experience providing successful leadership and pastoral care in group settings
- substantial skills in organization and time management
- proficiency with computers, technology and social media
- excellent skills in oral and written communication
- valid driver's license
Qualified applicants are asked to submit a letter of interest, resume, and contact information for three references in a single PDF or MS Word file to:
Human Resources Office
801 National Road West
Richmond, IN 47374-4095
The application review begins immediately, and the search will remain open until the position is filled.
Earlham College is an Equal Opportunity Employer that seeks applications from candidates who contribute to diversity in terms of race, ethnicity, age, religious affiliation, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, and veteran status, among other distinctions and contributions. As a College with a Quaker identity, Earlham also is eager to solicit applications from members of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers).
Earlham utilizes E-Verify to confirm employment eligibility for all newly hired employees within the United States.
POSITION Assistant Director of the Newlin Quaker Center
REQ NUMBER REL-18-00002
ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION Earlham College, an independent, residential college, aspires to provide the highest quality undergraduate education in the liberal arts, including the sciences, shaped by the distinctive perspectives of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers). Earlham emphasizes the pursuit of truth, lack of coercion, respect for others, openness to new truth, integrity and application of what is known to improving our world.
Earlham College and the Earlham School of Religion are located in Richmond, Indiana, a city of about 39,000. Founded in 1847 by the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers), Earlham College is an independent, four-year, coeducational, residential institution of higher learning. Approximately 1,200 undergraduate students attend Earlham College on its 800-acre tree-shaded campus. Earlham College offers Bachelor of Arts degrees in 40 disciplinary and interdisciplinary fields, as well as permitting self-designed studies and a cooperative program in engineering. Master of Arts in Teaching and Master of Education degrees also are offered at Earlham College.
EOE STATEMENT Earlham College, an independent, residential college, aspires to provide the highest-quality undergraduate education in the liberal arts, including the sciences, shaped by the distinctive perspectives of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers).
We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
This position is currently accepting applications.