Employment Opportunities

Duke Youth Programs is currently hiring for the following positions:

Instructor

Instructors are content experts who are responsible for overseeing online teaching and learning engagements for middle and high school participants, Monday – Friday. Each two-week session will offer two 75-minute synchronous sessions Monday-Friday. 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 one Teaching Associate.

Instructors agree to:

  • Prepare two 75-minute synchronous instructional sessions each day for students
  • Provide effective instruction and general supervision 
  • Proficient using Zoom and Sakai
  • Monitor student activity on the course web site on a daily basis 
  • Assess individual student work throughout the session and provide verbal and/or written feedback to each student
  • Respond to parent and student request and inquiries within 24 hours
  • Abide by and enforce program policies and procedures
  • Complete necessary documentation, program evaluations, and other administrative information requests
  • Have reliable internet connectivity and access to a personal device that allows you to be present at every online session. 
  • Understand and adhere to FERPA, HIPPA, Title IX, and confidentiality guidelines.
  • 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 (middle school) but not meet with students alone.

Position Requirements

  • Duke Faculty or graduate student
  • Experience working in an educational setting 
  • Experience teaching online

 Salary

The salary for this position is $2400 per section per session

How To Apply

Please click on this link to access the Duke Youth Programs Staff application. Applications must be received by April 30, 2021.

https://duke.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_5psmPPQKoHKbPVP 

Teaching Associate

Teaching Associates work closely with Instructors to bring Duke Youth Programs’ online courses to life.nWhile their roles vary from course to course, they may be tasked with running certain class activities, facilitating small group discussions, and providing supervisory support in an online environment. Teaching Associates will support one online course, Monday – Friday for a two-week session. Each course has two 75-minute synchronous session for which Teaching Associates provide support.

Qualifications

Successful candidates will have completed at least two years of undergraduate course work; experience working with youth in an academic or camp setting, effective communication and interpersonal skills; proficient in 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 Youth Programs students

  • 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 10-12 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 10-15 students per course.
  • Supervise students during all online synchronous and asynchronous course sessions.
  • Participate in the Zoom and Sakai training sessions.
  • Monitor student activity on Sakai (group collaborations, paired groupings, lab experiments, breakout rooms, etc.)

Compensation

$500 per section per two-week session

How To Apply

Please click on this link to access the Duke Youth Programs Staff application. Applications must be received by April 30, 2021.

https://duke.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_5psmPPQKoHKbPVP