Assistant Director for the Union EDGE Program
Posted OnMarch 26, 2018
Experience Level2-5 Years
Education LevelMaster's Degree
Union University seeks a qualified individual for the position of Assistant Director for Union University’s EDGE (E=Education, D=Daily Living Skills, G=God Focused, E=Employment Skills) Program.
Union University is a private, coeducational liberal arts-based university offering bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees. The campus is located in Jackson, Tenn. (80 miles northeast of Memphis) with additional campuses in Germantown and Hendersonville, Tenn. Union University currently enrolls more than 3,300 undergraduate and graduate students from more than 47 states and 16 countries. Union University stands as a national leader among colleges and universities in promoting a Christian worldview and a Christ-centered approach to education. Union is consistently ranked among the nation’s premier Christian universities and has been recognized as a top tier institution each year since 1997 by U.S. News & World Report, which also recognized Union at a national level for undergraduate teaching excellence. Union was also recently recognized by the Chronicle of Higher Education as a “Great College to Work For,” one of only 30 four-year institutions to receive this honor roll designation.
This position is responsible for assisting the Program Director in the day-to-day coordination of Union EDGE students and their daily schedules. Duties include:
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a master’s degree in education, counseling, or related field and two to four (2 – 4) years of demonstrated, relevant teaching/counseling experience is required. An appropriate combination of education and experience using comparable knowledge and skills will be considered.
Successful candidates must be professing Christians who are active members of a local church, enthusiastically support Union University’s Identity, Mission and Core Values, and articulate a Christian worldview in their work and life.
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