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Job Openings – March 2022

March 4, 2022

We’re looking for our newest team members! Our current open positions are listed below and can also be found on our jobs page.

Current Job Openings

Director of College Readiness
The Emily K Center is looking for a dynamic leader who is committed to fostering opportunities for high school youth to develop, define, and carve their paths to their futures through access to high quality educational opportunities. If you are an experienced leader in the field of college readiness who is interested in working with a local nonprofit with a long history of service to students in the Durham community, read more about our Director of College Readiness position, which leads our Scholars to College program. Priority deadline for applications is March 30.

Director of Communications and External Affairs
Are you an expert storyteller with an eye for detail? Do you enjoy strategic communications planning and grant writing? Are you passionate about educational access and equity? If so, then you might be a great fit for our Director of Communications and External Affairs position. Reporting to our Chief Advancement Officer, the Director is responsible for the Center’s day-to-day communications activities and a growing grants portfolio. For more details and how to apply, please click 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 more details on the position and how to apply, please click hereTeachers of color and teachers that identify as male are strongly encouraged to apply. 

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.