Our part-time staff are excited to facilitate learning and create an environment for students to succeed. We are committed to helping our students feel success and growth by providing thoughtful, intentional academic experiences, and sharing our own excitement around academic content.

– Seasonal Teaching Positions –

There are currently no seasonal teaching positions. 

– School Year Part-time Positions –

2021-2022 Middle School Advocate

The Middle School Advocate role is designed for passionate individuals who believe fervently in the brilliance and potential of our students. Advocates will work daily throughout the school year with the same group or cohort of 15-20 middle school students, acting as an academic coach, and support for students. Advocates will work closely with schools, tutors and Student U staff to ensure that each of our students receives the support, intervention, and enrichment that they need to be the most successful academic, emotional, and social versions of themselves during the school year.

2021-2022 High School Advocate

High school advocates will work closely with Student U’s high school staff to support students and their families as they prepare for high school graduation and college acceptance. Through this hybrid model, high school advocates will be responsible for mentoring, supporting and advocating for a small cohort of students (6-7) within their assigned school.

– Full-time Opportunities –

Student U is committed to fostering an inclusive culture within our organization where people from various backgrounds can participate fully and equitably, as we want to engage all those who can contribute to our mission.

Executive Director

The full position profile can be viewed at: Student U Executive Director Packet

By considering the Executive Director position you will have the opportunity to help create a just and equitable Durham.

You will accomplish this worthwhile task by providing inspiring, visionary, and consistent leadership. This will be achieved through working in collaboration with the Board of Directors and staff.

In this role, you will be a thought leader and champion of Student U’s vision, mission, and values to all stakeholders. You will play a critical role in fundraising, serve as the primary advocate for the organization, our students and families, and a coach for Student U’s talented leadership team.

In 2020, Student U expanded its mission statement to include advocacy and leadership in addition to the direct college preparation program that is being provided to students. A key area of focus for the new Executive Director is to operationalize these two new areas.

To Apply:

Armstrong McGuire & Associates is conducting this search in partnership with the Student U Board of Directors. To apply, click on the link to the Student U position profile at  www.ArmstrongMcGuire.com/apply. You will see instructions for uploading your cover letter, resume, and professional references. In case of any technical problems, contact katie@armstrongmcguire.com. No phone calls please.

Timeline of Hiring:

Review of candidates will begin the middle of August with interviews in September. Ideal start date is mid-October 2021.

If you are interested in a Durham where all students succeed and want to share your brilliance with our community contact us.