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Duke University:

Duke University was created in 1924 through an indenture of trust by James Buchanan Duke. Today, Duke is regarded as one of America’s leading research universities. Located in Durham, North Carolina, Duke is positioned in the heart of the Research Triangle, which is ranked annually as one of the best places in the country to work and live. Duke has more than 15,000 students who study and conduct research in its 10 undergraduate, graduate and professional schools. With about 40,000 employees, Duke is the third largest private employer in North Carolina, and it now has international programs in more than 150 countries.

The program coordinator is responsible for planning, facilitating, and executing a variety of programs at the Institute. From managing curriculum and website content to signature events, and interacting with a variety of constituencies, this position is an integral part of ensuring the smooth running of the Institute's programs. This position requires knowledge of Duke's curricular and financial online systems.

Manage Programs (50%)

• Manage Signature Events.

• Design and deliver parent/student engagement events, including Parent’s Weekend, Blue Devil Days and our annual KIE barbecue.

• Manage the Institute's course portfolio, including assisting faculty with course-related concerns, management of course listings, and assisting students as necessary.

• Plan/coordinate curricular activities/events

• Manage campus grants program

• Direct the annual Film Series

Facilitate Programs (50%)

• Co-direct (with Student Programs Manager) Pre-matriculation and Alternative Spring Break Programs. Involves design of mix curricular and co-curricular programming.

• Coordinate travel and on-the-ground logistics and planning for annual FOCUS field trip.

• Facilitate and mentor refugee project teams, working with student leaders and community

• Assist in the development and delivery of student programs as needed.

The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this classification. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of personnel so classified. experience.

We will seek an individual with the ability to work independently.

Minimum Qualifications


Work requires analytical, communications and organizational skills generally acquired through completion of a bachelor's degree program.


Work requires one year of experience in program administration or involving academic, instructional or counseling activities to acquire skills necessary to plan, coordinate and implement a variety of program activities and events. OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

Duke is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essentialjob functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.




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Posted: 2/12/2021
Application Due: 5/13/2021
Work Type: Full Time