Job Announcement

Highlander Seeks Office Manager

Organization Summary

The Highlander Research and Education Center is an 84 year old popular education center that works with grassroots groups in Appalachia and across the U.S. South to promote social and economic justice. Highlander’s long and proud history includes cutting edge work with labor education and organizing, the Civil Rights Movement, environmental justice in Appalachia, and more recently, the changing demographics of our region. Widely acclaimed as a leadership development center for grassroots activists across race, culture and generations, Highlander is world-renowned as a beacon for progressive organizing.

Overview of position:

This position will provide administrative support to Highlander’s Staff. This is a full time position.

The Office Manager is a vital team member for both internal and external work at Highlander. While providing the internal administrative support that helps maintain well-functioning teams and organizational harmony, this position will also serve as the first point of contact for many of our guests, partner organizations, and potential visitors and workshop participants.

Primary responsibilities:

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Salary and Benefits:

Highlander offers excellent pay and benefits including health insurance and generous paid time off.

To Apply:

Send letter of interest, resume, and references to:

This position starts as soon as possible.  Resumes will be accepted until October 28th or the position is filled.