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Job Openings – May 2022

May 9, 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 Communications and External Affairs
Are you an expert storyteller with an eye for detail? Do you enjoy digital media, collaborating to craft compelling fundraising appeals, and developing fresh and inspiring collateral? 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 our overall strategic communications strategy. For more details and how to apply, please click here.

Postsecondary Access Advisor (PT and FT Positions Available)
We’re looking to fill two exciting roles within our Game Plan: College team and are hiring for both a full-time and part-time Postsecondary Access Advisor. Postsecondary Access Advisors are responsible for supporting the execution of the Game Plan: College service delivery model, which includes delivery of curriculum-based workshops, individualized (1:1) advising services, and collaborative planning and execution of events designed to build and strengthen a college-going culture at Durham’s public high schools and within partner organizations. Working with a collaborative team, our Postsecondary Access Advisors are critical to the development of a systematic approach to ensuring all high school students, and especially those furthest removed from opportunity, have access to quality postsecondary advising and support. Click here to learn more about these positions and how to apply. For more information on Game Plan: College, please click here.

Senior Director of Program Operations
We’re looking for an experienced programming professional with interest and experience in educational access and equity for our newly created position of Senior Director of Program Operations. This position will be a key member of the Emily K Center’s leadership team, providing direction and support for the highest quality implementation of the Center’s four programs: Pioneer ScholarsScholars to CollegeGame Plan: College, and Scholars on Campus. For a full position description and details on how to apply, please click here. Please note our priority application deadline of May 13.

College Readiness Counselor
The Scholars to College program is hiring! Are you passionate about working alongside talented high school students who dream of being the first in their families to complete college in an organization that is committed to educational equity and access? Would you feel energized providing academic coaching and counseling to a cohort of up to 36 high school students? If so, read our College Readiness Counselor job description for more details on the position and how to apply. To learn more about Scholars to College, please click here.

College Success Advisor
We’re looking for our next College Success Advisor to support our Scholars on Campus program. Ideal candidates will be passionate about working with students as they transition from high school to college and supporting them through their college matriculation to ensure they have the resources needed to persist to graduation. The College Success Advisor provides individualized academic, financial, personal, and career guidance, and assists students to connect to and fully leverage their campus-based resources in order to meet their college and career goals. For a full job description and more details on how to apply, please click here. Learn more about Scholars on Campus 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 hereTeachers of color and teachers that identify as male are strongly encouraged to apply.