Search for Executive Secretary of the Religious Education Association

You are invited to apply for the position of executive secretary of the REA. Dr. Lucinda Huffaker is retiring after ten years of dedicated service to the association. The primary tasks of the executive secretary are administering all aspects of the association and overseeing daily operations. The executive secretary works closely with the REA networking coordinator, the program chair of the annual meeting, the officers, and the board of directors to see that the mission of the REA thrives. A full position description as well as list of current job responsibilities is available online.

A successful executive secretary will have an advanced degree in and knowledge of the field of religious education. The person will have a high degree of self-direction and administrative competence as well as collaboration and communication skills. The REA is committed to inclusion and embodies commitments to interfaith, international, and intercultural religious education.

Questions can be directed to search committee co-chairs: Dr. Mary Young (young [at] ats [dot] edu) and Dr. Jack Seymour (jack [dot] seymour [at] garrett [dot] edu). Please apply by May 15, 2020 by sending a letter, CV and a list of three references (please use a .doc format) to both of the search committee co-chairs: young [at] ats [dot] edu and jack [dot] seymour [at] garrett [dot] edu. Candidates will be accepted as long as the position remains open.

The search committee for the REA Executive secretary includes the following persons: Mary Young (co-chair); Jack Seymour (co-chair); Josh Lunde-Whitler; Maureen O’Brien; & Gina Robinson; with Hanan Alexander as ex-officio.

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