Program Manager – Faith & Sports Institute (FSI) Online Certification (Truett Seminary) at Baylor: Truett Seminary
Waco, Texas

Program Manager - Faith & Sports Institute (FSI) Online Certification
Waco, TX, United States

What We’re Looking For

Baylor University’s George W. Truett Theological Seminary invites applications for the Continuing Education Program Manager position serving Truett's Faith & Sports Institute. A successful candidate will demonstrate the following:

1)   Leadership Skills and Experience

Self-motivated with strong organizational skills, excellent oral and written communication skills, and a passion for education, growth, and development of self and others
Goal-oriented with skill in strategic thinking, problem solving, and conflict management
Evidence of successful decision-making in a fast-paced environment, excellent interpersonal and public speaking skills, and proven ability to work collaboratively or one-on-one with people from diverse ecclesial, educational, and socio-economic backgrounds
Demonstrated experience and ability in leadership/mentoring roles
2)   Curriculum/Educational Program Development

Academic expertise in subjects pertinent to the study of sports and Christianity, with possibilities including theology, ministry, leadership, racial/ethnic diversity, and/or social/cultural aspects of sports
Demonstrated ability to teach, train, and lead others, including development of curriculum or educational content
Understanding of effective pedagogical strategies in non-traditional educational spaces, including online environments and workshops/seminars
Familiarity with technology and communication strategies relevant to online education
Understanding of evaluation and assessment as it relates to student learning outcomes and ongoing development of curriculum
Proficient in MS Office including Outlook, Word, Excel, Data Base Management and PowerPoint.
3)   Faith/Sports Integration

Conversant in Christian theology and ethics, spiritual/moral formation and ministry, and vocation
An enthusiastic and thoughtful Christian faith and evidence of a heart for cross-cultural ministry and education
Experience engaging sports for moral and spiritual formation, community organizing, integration of faith and sports, and/or social justice issues
Understanding of and appreciation for the people and culture of sports, including personal experience as a sports practitioner
A Master’s degree in a field related to theology, education, leadership, or the humanities, experience as a sports practitioner, two years relevant work experience with teaching, mentoring, or curriculum development, and an active Christian faith is required. A terminal/doctoral degree in theology, education, leadership, or the humanities, and two years relevant work experience with online and/or non-traditional forms of education is preferred. Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.


Attendance may be required at FSI program events and other project-specific administrative meetings. Office hours may vary depending on scheduled events but primarily weekdays between 8 am and 5 pm and limited to 40 hrs. per week. Responsibilities may require flexibility that includes some evenings and weekends.

What You Will Do

Oversees daily operations of FSI’s Online Certificate Program, including communication, administration, implementation, and evaluation
Serves as facilitator/instructor for online certificate courses as needed and based on expertise
Facilitates development of new certificate/continuing education courses with a collaborative team of experts and practitioners
Provides training and oversight for facilitators/instructors of FSI’s certificate courses
Carries out ongoing evaluation and assessment of FSI’s certificate program and courses in collaboration with the Assistant Director
Assists with marketing and recruitment strategies for FSI offerings, including building ongoing relationships with partners and supporters and meeting goals related to recruiting and enrollment
Assists with strategic planning for FSI, including expanding capacity and scale for the Online Certificate Program and considering other continuing education opportunities
Represents FSI and its continuing education offerings to the public
Pursues continual personal growth and development related to the intersecting subjects of sports and Christianity
Collaborates with Baylor offices and staff members relevant to continuing education projects
What You Can Expect

As part of the Baylor family, eligible employees receive a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, generous time off, tuition remission, and outstanding automatic retirement contributions.   Baylor has a comprehensive benefits plan that supports you and your family’s wellbeing and allows you to be a part of the life of a vibrant and active college campus.  To learn more go to Baylor Benefits & Advantages.

Explore & Engage

Learn more about Baylor and our strategic vision, Illuminate.  Also, explore our great hometown of Waco and many opportunities to engage locally.

Baylor University is a private not-for-profit university affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, Baylor is committed to compliance with all applicable anti-discrimination laws, including those regarding age, race, color, sex, national origin, military service, genetic information, and disability. Baylor’s commitment to equal opportunity and respect of others does not undermine the validity and effect of the constitutional and statutory protections for its religious liberty, including, without limitation, the religious organization exemption under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the religious exemption to Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, and the Free Exercise Clause of the First Amendment to the United States Constitution, among others.  Baylor encourages women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply. EEO/M/F/Vets/Disabled


Baylor: Truett Seminary
One Bear Place #97126 Truett Seminary
WACO, Texas 76798-7126


John Bentley White
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Waco, Texas
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