Employment Opportunities

Instructor

Instructors are content experts who are responsible for overseeing online teaching and learning engagements for high school participants, Monday–Friday. Each two-week course will have two, 75-minute synchronous sessions per day. Instructors are responsible for preparing and teaching academically engaging synchronous and asynchronous lessons and managing a learning environment where participants can thrive. Instructors will have the support of 1-2 Teaching Associates. One week prior to the start of the program, attendance in staff training is required to prepare and plan for program and course responsibilities

Daily Class Schedule Monday-Friday

Group A: 9:00 AM - 10:15 AM & 11:00 AM – 12:15 PM EST

Group B: 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM & 3:00 PM – 4:15 PM EST

Position Requirements

The successful candidate will have a *master’s degree or higher, or a bachelor’s degree with equivalent qualifications and experience in the content area for which they are applying; classroom and educational leadership experience; experience using Zoom and learning management systems such as Sakai, enjoy spending structured and unstructured time with adolescents; have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and be able to provide leadership in the virtual classroom for participants and teaching associates. 

*Blue Devil Connections courses are taught by Duke recent graduates or current upper-level Duke students.

General Expectations

  • Reliable internet connectivity and access to a personal device that allows you to be present at every online session. 
  • Abide by policies set forth by Duke University and Duke Pre-College.
  • Attend staff training one week prior to the start of the program.
  • Attend weekly staff meetings.
  • Complete necessary documentation, program evaluations, and other administrative information requests. 
  • Understand and adhere to FERPA, HIPPA, Title IX, and confidentiality guidelines.
  • Successfully lead the students and instructional staff by means of personal inspiration, support, ownership, and compassionate guidance.
  • Practice effective online classroom management and set the tone of the program through a consistently positive interpersonal style.
  • Serve as a role model for professionalism.
  • Successfully pass the Duke University criminal background check and Minor’s Training.
  • Agree not to consume alcoholic beverages during Duke University’s online events, agree not to consume alcohol during a scheduled work day nor be in an inebriated state.
  • Ensure the ratio of 1 adult to 10 students but not meet with students alone.

Specific Duties

  • Prepare 2-hour synchronous instructional sessions and 2-hour asynchronous sessions each day for students.
  • Provide effective instruction and general supervision. 
  • Participate in the Zoom and Sakai training sessions. 
  • Post and monitor student activity on Sakai. 
  • Assess individual student work throughout the session and provide verbal and/or written feedback to each student.  
  • Respond to parent and student requests and inquiries within 24 business hours. 
  • Directly mentor and provide guidance for Teaching Associates.
  • Communicate with the office staff throughout the program.

Salary

2-week Blue Devil Connections

Session 1 June 14-25, 2021

  • $1,800 per course per section for recent Duke graduates or current upper level Duke students

3-Week Duke Pre-College 

Session 2 June 28 – July 16, 2021

Session 3: July 19 – August 6, 2021 

  • $4,200 per course per section for university faculty
  • $3,900 per course per section for professional experienced teachers with a graduate degree
  • $3,600 per course per section for graduate students 

Instructors are required to work both sections of a course (Group A morning session; and Group B afternoon section).

How To Apply

Please click the following link to apply: Apply Now!

Teaching Associate

Teaching Associates work closely with Instructors to bring Duke Pre-College online courses to life.  While their roles vary from course to course, they may be tasked with running certain class activities, facilitating small group discussions, providing supervisory support in an online environment, assisting online guest speakers, and contributing to the program blog.  Teaching Associates will support an online course in their academic field of study, Monday – Friday. Each course has two 75-minute synchronous sessions for which Teaching Associates provide support. One week prior to the start of the program, attendance in staff training is required to prepare and plan for program and course responsibilities.

Daily Class Schedule Monday-Friday

Group A: 9:00 AM -10:15 AM & 11:00 AM –12:15 PM EST

Group B: 1:00 PM –2:15 PM & 3:00 PM – 4:15 PM EST

Position Requirements

Successful candidates will have completed at least two years of undergraduate coursework in the content area for the course for which they are applying, though a bachelor’s degree is preferable; classroom experience with middle and/or high school students; effective communication and interpersonal skills; experience using Zoom and learning management systems such as Sakai, and will be able to provide virtual support and assistance to program participants.

General Expectations

  • Reliable internet connectivity and access to a personal device that allows you to be present at every online session. 
  • Abide by policies set forth by Duke University and Duke Pre-College.
  • Attend staff training one week prior to the start of the program.
  • Attend weekly staff meetings.
  • Provide your lesson plans and course materials to the Duke Summer Pre-College main office team.
  • Complete necessary documentation, program evaluations, and other administrative information requests. 
  • Understand and adhere to FERPA, HIPPA, Title IX, and confidentiality guidelines.
  • Successfully lead students by means of personal inspiration, support, ownership, and compassionate guidance.
  • Set the tone of the program through a consistently positive interpersonal style.
  • Serve as a role model for professionalism.
  • Commit to working as a team player.
  • Successfully pass the Duke University criminal background check and Minor’s Training.
  • Ensure the ratio of 1 adult to 10 students but not meet with students alone.
  • Agree not to consume alcoholic beverages during Duke University’s online events, agree not to consume alcohol during a scheduled work day nor be in an inebriated state

Specific Duties

  • Work in unison with the course Instructor to provide support and supervision for 24 students per course.
  • Supervise students during all online synchronous course sessions. 
  • Support course Instructor in assessing student work and providing verbal and/or written feedback to each student. 
  • Assist instructor in responding to parent and student requests and inquiries within 24 business hours. 
  • Participate in the Zoom and Sakai training sessions. 
  • Monitor student activity on Sakai. 

Salary

2-week Blue Devil Connections

Session 1 June 14-25, 2021

$500 per course per section 

 

3-Week Duke Pre-College 

Session 2 June 28 – July 16, 2021

Session 3: July 19 – August 6, 2021 

$750 per course per section  

TAs are required to work both sections of a course (Group A morning section; and Group B afternoon section)

How To Apply

Please click the following link to apply: Apply Now!    

College Connections Staff

College Connections Staff are responsible for directly overseeing and supervising the extracurricular events of Duke Pre-College online program participants. This includes supporting the college connections community by leading activities, and providing direct support and supervision for students during online events. College Connections events will take place for approximately one hour each evening Monday-Thursday and will also require some preparation and planning for events each week. College Connections Staff members are expected to play an active role in both the planning and execution of providing guidance during online events. One week prior to the start of the program, attendance in staff training is required to prepare and plan for program events.

Daily College Connections Schedule Monday-Thursday

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM EST

Session 2 June 28 – July 16, 2021

Session 3: July 19 – August 6, 2021 

Position Requirements

Successful applicants will have completed at least two years of undergraduate course work; have experience working with adolescents and youth programming; experience using Zoom and learning management systems such as Sakai; enjoy spending structured and unstructured time with young people; have effective communication and interpersonal skills, and provide positive leadership for the students.

General Expectations

  • Reliable internet connectivity and access to a personal device that allows you to be present at every evening activity. 
  • Abide by policies set forth by Duke University and Duke Pre-College.
  • Attend staff training one week prior to the start of the program.
  • Attend weekly staff meetings.
  • Complete necessary documentation, program evaluations, and other administrative information requests. 
  • Maintain the highest level of attention to risk management and online safety for students.
  • Understand and adhere to FERPA, HIPPA, Title IX, and confidentiality guidelines.
  • Successfully lead the students and staff by means of personal inspiration, support, ownership, and compassionate guidance.
  • Set the tone of the program through a consistently positive interpersonal style.
  • Serve as a role model for professionalism.
  • Commit to working as a team player.
  • Successfully passes the Duke University criminal background check and Minor’s Training.
  • Agree not to consume alcoholic beverages during Duke University’s online events, agree not to consume alcohol during a scheduled work day nor be in an inebriated state.
  • Carry out additional duties as deemed necessary by Main Office and administrative staff.
  • Ensure the ratio of 1 adult to 10 students but not meet with students alone.

Specific Duties

  • Work in unison with Program Director, Program Coordinators, and summer staff.  
  • Address student and staff disciplinary issues with Main Office.
  • Coordinate College Connections logistics and runs evening activities alongside other members of the College Connections team. 
  • Participate in committees to collaboratively develop various components of the activities in a timely fashion so activities are always ready well in advance.
  • Communicate with Main Office and your team prior to the program.
  • Regularly attend online staff meetings.
  • Work closely with the logistics and academic team to ensure communication across departments is exemplary.
  • Participate in Zoom and Sakai training sessions.
  • Provide effective instruction and supervision during events and activities. 
  • Abide by and enforce program policies and procedures for working with minors online.

Salary

3-Week Duke Pre-College 

Session 2 June 28 – July 16, 2021

Session 3: July 19 – August 6, 2021 

$450 per session

How To Apply

Please click the following link to apply:  Apply Now!