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Site Director

Foundry Church
Posted: 01/20/2022
Salary/Range: TBD
Houston, Texas

About The Foundry… The Foundry is a multi-site church serving the communities in NW Houston and Cypress. Founded in 1978, The Foundry has grown into a church with several thousand active members who are engaged in helping others to know, follow and share Jesus. We are committed to building resilient faith in the next generation and to allow God to work through us in our community where we live, work, study, and play. By calling ourselves The Foundry we embrace both the mission of John Wesley, who radically changed the world by sharing the truth about Jesus with countless people, and our start in a humble foundry. We invite God to work in us, using the circumstances of our lives to “refine us like silver and purify us like gold,” (Zechariah 13:9). Together, we are allowing the master artist to transform us and create something beautiful from our lives. Learn more at

The Foundry serves as an extension campus for Bethel University, offering Associates and Bachelor’s degrees in Ministry, Business, Marketing, Social Sciences, and Cyber Security.

About the position… The Site Director will oversee all aspects of student life for the Bethel students attending classes at our Fry Road Campus location. This position requires considerable independent judgment and decision-making as the Director. The Director will implement and maintain the structures and supports necessary to foster student learning and satisfaction, while establishing a sense of community and access to spiritual care. Director will develop strategies for student recruitment and retention.


·        Walk closely with Christ; demonstrate an ongoing and growing relationship with Jesus Christ

·        Self-starter with high ability at self-discipline and self-direction

·        Community-minded team player with the capacity to regularly interact with a wide variety of students and educators with professionalism, dignity, and respect

·        Eager to embrace and shape the Bethel team with a high value on doing excellent work, valuing personal experience, and empowering others to do their job

·        Proactive and mature in dealing with conflict and personnel issues

·        Able to efficiently organize, communicate, and delegate tasks while collaborating with co-workers and volunteers to see ideas through to completion

·        Ability to work well with Foundry staff and Bethel students

·        Possess strong communication skills (verbal and written)

Preferred Experience

·        Experience in higher education; with a passion for creating accessible pathways to higher education

·        Experience as small group leader, college RA/RD, or church internship would be beneficial

·        Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Outlook, Excel, Publisher) or equivalent


·        Work closely with Foundry ministry teams and Pastors to ensure missional engagement and alignment between BU-X and the church.

·        Collaborate with ministry leaders to incorporate BU-X into the life of Foundry (chapel, mission experiences, marketing, staff engagement,

·        Coordinate with representatives from the University’s BU-X team

·        Promote the business relationship by recruiting students to the site, in collaboration with University admissions and marketing teams

·        Use reasonable efforts to ensure ongoing compliance with University marketing guidelines and policies

·        Assist the University in communication with adjunct faculty and students in accordance with the University’s goals and objectives communicated from time to time for the Site

Director by the University

·        Provide a social support network for students, including access to mentors (i.e., time management, life skills, and academic disciplines)

·        Ensure that social and spiritual opportunities are created for students, and, if applicable, provide basic support for adjunct faculty working at the Site

·        Ensure the development and maintenance of a practicum program according to University standards

·        Identify ministry supervisors or mentors who oversee student activities, train said individuals, and help students submit necessary materials to University

·        Provide timely responses to University liaisons and initiate input regarding the academic programs, support systems, and other resources for the Site.

·        Use reasonable efforts to ensure the 12-month planning and execution of the Site activities, from recruitment events and materials to FAFSA reminders, registration coaching, social

and spiritual events, mentors, practicum sign-ups, and the like

·        Ensure that the facilities are setup and prepared to meet the needs for BU-X during the week and The Foundry for programs and weekend services


This position is 20 hrs/wk to start and salary is commensurate with experience. The potential for additional hours moving forward will depend, primarily, on the number of students enrolled. If you think God might be calling you to this position, submit your resume to

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