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
Director of College Success

Are you an expert on North Carolina’s college access, enrollment, persistence, and completion landscape? Do you have strong leadership and relationship-building skills, coupled with a passion for and experience with leading programs serving students who face systemic barriers to educational opportunities? If so, you may be a great fit for our Director of College Success position with our Scholars on Campus program. For full position details and how to apply, click here. For more information on the Scholars on Campus program, click here.

Accounting Associate

We’re looking for a part-time Accounting Associate to join our team! If you’re detail-oriented with two or more years of experience with accounting and three or more years of experience with Excel, then this position might be a great fit. Our new Accounting Associate will work 20 hours per week and will hold primary responsibility for all bookkeeping associated with gifts, income, and expenses for the Center’s $3.5M annual budget. For more details on the role and how to apply, please click here.

Elementary and Middle School Program Coordinator

Are you passionate about working with elementary and middle school students? Would you like to provide leadership in the coordination of core functions required for successful execution of our Pioneer Scholars program, including daily programming preparation, communications, volunteer and community partner coordination, student recruitment and more? If so, read about our full-time Elementary and Middle School Program Coordinator position and how to apply here. For further information on our Pioneer Scholars program, click here.

Elementary and Middle School Program Assistant

We’re looking for a part-time Elementary and Middle School Program Assistant to join our Pioneer Scholars team. The Program Assistant plays a critical support role, ensuring that our Pioneer Scholars program operates smoothly by assisting with daily program preparation, data entry, special event assistance, and parent/guardian communications. For more details on this role and how to apply, please click here. You can read more about our Pioneer Scholars program here.

College Advisor for Scholars to College

Are you passionate about helping students navigate the college application process? If so, we have an opening for a College Advisor position with our Scholars to College program. This position serves students from September through May, approximately eight hours per week, with the goal of providing students with the information needed to make educated decisions about college candidacy and the admissions process. For a full job description and details on how to apply, 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 for the 2022-2023 school year. More details on the Scholars to College program can be found here.

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 the 2022-2023 school year. 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.