Jobs

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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

College Essay Specialist for Scholars to College
Did you love writing college essays and personal statements? Do you enjoy helping someone finesse a piece of writing until it’s pitch perfect? Are you passionate about working with students? If you can answer ‘yes’ to these questions, you might be a great candidate for our College Essay Specialist position. Learn more about this part-time role here, and read about Scholars to College, the program this position supports 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.

Scholars to College Program Assistant
Can you be described as organized, detail-oriented, and ready to pitch in wherever needed? Would you enjoy the chance to work alongside students who are charting their paths to college, many of whom will be the first in their families to do so?  If the answer is yes, click here to read more about our open, part-time Scholars to College Program Assistant position. For more details on Scholars to College, please click here.

Postsecondary Access Advisor (Full-time and part-time position available)
Does the idea of improving the postsecondary landscape for Durham’s youth excite you? Are you interested in working with an organization with a long history of commitment to educational opportunity and equity in Durham? If so, consider applying for our Postsecondary Access Advisor role with our Game Plan: College team. Click here for a full job description and details on how to apply. To learn more about Game Plan: College, visit our program webpage here.

College Readiness Counselor
Are you passionate about working alongside talented high school students who dream of being the first in their family to complete college in an organization that is committed to educational equity and access? If so, please review our College Readiness Counselor job description and consider joining our Scholars to College team! For more details on Scholars to College, please click here.

Data, Evaluation and Impact Specialist
We’re looking for our next data-loving teaming member! Under the supervision of the Chief Program Officer, the Data, Evaluation and Impact Specialist will support the Center’s ongoing evaluation and data management efforts, contributing to a culture and practice of data-informed continuous improvement across the organization’s programs and in support of special projects and strategic initiatives. For a full position description and details on how to apply, please click here.