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


Faculty Openings

None at this time. 

Staff Openings


Program Coordinator (Duke Title)

Requisition #: 401408110

Occupational Summary
Oversee public relations, marketing, event planning and financial and program administration for the Center for Strategic Philanthropy and Civil Society in the Sanford School of Public Policy. Manage grants, budgets and all accounting procedures. Maintain and grow the Center’s website, keeping it current and cutting edge through developing, planning and implementing all content in order to enhance the Center’s influence to a national and international audience. Coordinate and produce all Center events, with emphasis on increasing awareness of and interest in the Foundation Impact Research Group (FIRG) seminar series. Provide research support for the director and associate director.

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Program Coordinator, Senior (Duke Title)

Requisition #: 401401996

Project Description

Family Connects International is the expansion of a community-wide nurse home visiting program developed in Durham,NC, for parents of newborns, regardless of income or socioeconomic status. The mission is to increase child well-being by bridging the gap between parent needs and community resources. We expect to expand this program from the current 25 sites to more than 200 sites during the next five years.

Occupational Summary

This position will work with the Community Alignment Director and other Community Alignment Specialists to ensure that new Family Connects sites are receiving appropriate technical assistance in order to achieve successful implementation of the community alignment component.

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Public Relations Specialist, Senior (Duke Title)

Communications Director (Sanford Title)

Requisition #: 401407945

Occupational Summary

The primary responsibility of the Communications Director will be to develop and implement a strategy to help Center faculty members and research scientists ensure that their research has impact through communication with the public via press releases, research briefs, website updates, video and audio storytelling, and social media, as well as through engagement with policymakers and partner groups. The Communications Director reports to the Sanford School’s Assistant Dean for Communications and Marketing and as such also serves a secondary role in collaborating with and supporting the school’s communications team.

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Research Aide (Duke Title)

Requisition #: 401398301

Occupational Summary

Center for Child and Family Policy Mission: The mission of the Center for Child and Family Policy is to contribute to solutions to important problems affecting today’s children and families, through an integrated system of scientific research, debate and dissemination, public service, and teaching. The Center emphasizes the bridge from basic research to policy and practice.   This position is 40 hours per week Monday thru Friday, with the possibility of work occasionally on a weekend, or after hours. Position requires attention to detail, effective communication with participants and co-workers, ability to work independently, and attendance at weekly meetings with supervisor and staff. Other duties include updating and maintaining participant contact info; maintaining daily contact logs; scheduling surveys; administering surveys by phone, email, or mail; and assisting in processing incentive payments for participants. Overall: It is the expectation that all Center staff members will demonstrate exceptional workplace behavior in the execution of their specific position responsibilities. These behaviors are customer focus, collaboration, creative problem solving, continuous learning, and a commitment to diversity. This position requires someone who works well within a collaborative team environment.

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Staff Assistant (Duke Title)

Requisition #: 401420238


Occupational Summary

This position will provide logistical and programmatic staff support for the Duke Program in American Grand Strategy(AGS), Duke Counterterrorism and Public Policy Fellowship Program(CTPP) and the Triangle Center on Terrorism and Homeland Security (TCTHS). Primary supervision will be via the AGS Program Coordinator and the Executive Director of the Duke Counterterrorism and Public Policy Fellowship Program.

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Interested applicants should apply via the Duke HR website.