Duke University's
Fuqua School of Business

100 Fuqua Drive
Box 90120
Durham, NC 27708-0120 USA

Tel +1.919.660.7700
Fax +1.919.684.2818

Related Information

To apply for the following positions: Please visit the "Jobs" tab on the Duke HR website at http://www.hr.duke.edu/jobs/main.html. The requisition numbers are provided in parentheses below. Also send an email to lrogers@duke.edu with your resume, cover letter and salary history attached. All jobs posted are located in Durham, North Carolina, unless otherwise indicated. 

Date: August 28, 2014

Admissions Reader, (400860119)

Admissions.  The Admissions office is recruiting to fill  part-time Admissions Reader positions.The Admissions Reader is a part-time seasonal position participating in a team effort to evaluate and select students for the Duke MBA Programs. This position works flexible hours on an abbreviated schedule from October through Mid-May. The Admissions Reader is a member of the admissions committee, and is required to sign a confidentiality agreement in accordance with Duke University Policy.  At the discretion and invitation of the Director, a contract reader may be invited to renew the contract for the next admission cycle. Duties include reading and evaluating qualifications of prospective students utilizing established standards and guidelines; submitting evaluations for review by the Admissions Committee; attending regular Admissions Committee meetings; participating in giving feedback on Admissions Committee decisions and assisting with file completion processes prior to each round of admissions.  Bachelors' Degree required, however an advanced degree is preferred. Prior admissions or industry experience preferred. (PAID ON THE BIWEEKLY PAYROLL)

Program Coordinator, Level 10, (400873675)

Center for the Advancement of Social Entrepreneurship (CASE) and Social Entrepreneurship Accelerator at Duke (SEAD).  The Program Coordinator will be responsible for leading marketing and communications efforts as well as managing events for both CASE and SEAD. The Program Coordinator will regularly be required to think strategically about marketing and communications challenges, develop and implement work plans related to major events and manage relationships with a variety of stakeholders. The Program Coordinator will spend 50% of his/her time on general CASE marketing and events and 50% of his/her time on SEAD specific marketing and events.  Accordingly, the Program Coordinator will work closely with all CASE and SEAD personnel and will report to both the Executive Director of CASE and the Director of SEAD.  Bachelor's degree required. Work requires minimum of three years of relevant experience preferred (relevant experience includes communications and marketing, social media strategy and implementation, event planning, project/program management). Preference will be given to candidates who have worked in administration in a university setting. Demonstrated interest in social entrepreneurship, global health and/or international development is preferred, though not required. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter and willingness to take initiative and see projects through to completion independently.  Must have strong written and oral communication skills. Candidates must be able to set priorities, organize and manage multiple planning tasks simultaneously, rigorous attention to detail, and consistent follow-through.  Additionally, the successful candidate will demonstrate the utmost professionalism and ability to interact effectively with a range of constituents, including undergraduate and graduate students, government officials, executive level business leaders, nonprofit executives, donors, faculty, and staff at all levels. Must be willing to work flexible hours in support of events and program delivery. Expertise in or willingness/capacity to learn new software applications (e.g., Word, PowerPoint, Excel, project management tools such as Basecamp, website design tools such as WordPress, customer relationship management tools, graphic design tools, etc).  (PAID ON THE MONTHLY PAYROLL)

Communications Manager, Level 12 (400872813)

Global Marketing.  The Global Marketing office is recruiting for a new member for the public relations team who will make our stories stand out in today's cluttered social and traditional media environment. The team member will work with a faculty ranked the best in the world by Bloomberg Businessweek to help identify research of interest to the media and the public. This is a position for an enterprising writer who knows how to translate a complex concept into simple terms. This position will report to Fuqua's public relations director and be part of a team that includes a dedicated social media manager. In addition to promoting faculty research, the manager will also work with reporters to help identify potential sources for their stories or locate other stories of interest. Candidates must demonstrate strong writing and editing skills; news judgment and the ability to identify enterprise stories. This position requires a self-starter with the ability to manage multiple projects at once.  Attention to detail and commitment to accuracy is critical.  Demonstrated knowledge and interest in social media is required.  The successful candidate will possess strong interpersonal communication skills: mature judgment, high ethical standards, willingness to learn and innovate, political acumen, tact, confidentiality and diplomacy in handling various matters.  BA/BS degree, plus a minimum of five years working in journalism, public relations, communications or media relations.  (PAID ON THE MONTHLY PAYROLL)