Position Available

Education Team Administrative and Communications Support



Overview of position: 

This staff position will provide administrative support to Highlander’s Education Team, which works together to plan, carry out and evaluate the movement and capacity building educational work of the Highlander Center. This is a full time position with some dedicated percentage support to particular education programs. The work of the team takes place at various times and also on weekends and this position requires flexibility and adaptability.


Primary Responsibilities:

This position will provide administrative to he Education team and organization in general to carry out programs, including:


Helpful skills and experience for this position:


Location:  Highlander is a residential workshop center located on 186 acres in east Tennessee northeast of Knoxville in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains. Some staff live on the Highlander grounds while others live in the surrounding areas, including Knoxville.   This position will be based at the Highlander Center.


Expectations of all staff positions at Highlander:


Salary and Benefits:

Highlander has an existing pay scale and excellent benefits package.


Start Date:

This position starts as soon as possible, with plans to fill the position by April.  Highlander will start reviewing applications immediately, application deadline is February 27th.   The position is open until filled.


To Apply: 

Send letter of interest, resume, one page writing sample and 3 references to:


Search Committee: Education Team Admin Support

Highlander Center

1959 Highlander Way

New Market, TN, 37820



Email applications are accepted at matt@highlandercenter.org or by fax at 865-933-3424.   For more information, you can email Susan Williams at swilliams@highlandercenter.org.   Highlander is a Equal Opportunity Employer and People of Color, Women, LGBTQQ, people with disabilities and other marginalized/intersectional identities are encouraged to apply.