Join Our Team

The Emily K Center seeks to hire talented, committed individuals who believe in and represent our organizational mission and values. Any open positions will be listed below. We kindly request that interested candidates follow application steps as outlined in the job posting. Thank you for your interest in joining our team!

Current Job Openings
Pioneer Scholars Lead Tutor

Do you have a passion for teaching elementary and middle school students and making learning fun? Are you great at building relationships with students and their parents and caregivers? Would you be excited to help develop curriculum that supports the development of academic skills and habits that will help students who are traditionally underrepresented in higher education prepare for long-term academic success? If so, please consider applying for our part-time Lead Tutor position with our Pioneer Scholars program. For more details on the position and how to apply, please click here. Teachers of color and teachers that identify as male are strongly encouraged to apply. 

Career and Professional Development Advisor

Are you invested in the career development and success of Durham’s first generation college students? Do you have a record of success both supporting students’ professional development and engaging employers in a shared vision and commitment to the career success of youth from historically underrepresented backgrounds? If so, we invite you to consider applying for the part-time Career and Professional Development Advisor position with our Scholars on Campus program. Learn more about this position and how to apply here.

Development Assistant

The Emily K Center is looking for its next Development Assistant. If you are organized, detail-oriented, and ready to pitch in on a variety of projects, please read more about this open position and how to apply. Previous development and Raiser’s Edge experience helpful but not required. This is a part-time, 20 hours per week position.

Director of Facilities and Operations

Are you detail-oriented and organized with a strong customer-service orientation? Do you have experience managing facilities, maintenance needs, and third-party vendors? If so, you might be a great candidate to serve as our Director of Facilities and Operations, a newly established position that will help lead all operations functions for the Emily K Center’s 36,500 square foot facility. For more details on the position and how to apply, please click here.

Front Desk Assistant

We’re looking for someone who enjoys interacting with students and families and takes pride in being the first point of contact for individuals when they come in contact with the Center. To read on and see if our part-time Front Desk Assistant position might be right for you, please click here.

Scholars to College Curriculum Specialist

Would you love to work directly with motivated high school students? Does the idea of developing and implementing curriculum that helps students achieve their high school goals and go on to attend college sound like something you would enjoy doing? Yes? Then click here to read more about our Scholars to College Curriculum Specialist opening. More details on the Scholars to College program can be found here.