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.

There are currently no seasonal summer positions available.

– Part-time Positions –

2022-2023 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 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.

Compensation: Base pay for this position starts at $15/hour

Commitment: August 22, 2022-May 20,2023 (Monday-Thursday, 3:00pm-7:00pm) On Site in Durham @ The WG Pearson Center.

2022-2023 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. A huge role of the Student U Advocate is to help foster a culture of pride, academic excellence and college readiness within your caseload of students and as a member of the Student U Advocate Team.

Compensation: $18 hourly rate

Commitment Dates: July 11th, 2022 - May 31st, 2023

Hours Needed: 5-6 hours per week

2022-2023 Middle School Academic Coach

The Middle School Academic Coach role is designed for passionate individuals who believe fervently in the brilliance and potential of our students; who believe all children can succeed when adequately supported. Each Student U Academic Coach is responsible for supporting and advocating for the academic success of a small cohort of Student U middle school students within Durham Public Schools.

Compensation: $16/hour

Commitment: September 5, 2022 - May 18, 2023

Hours Needed: ~6 hours/week

2022-2023 Bilingual Receptionist

The Bilingual Receptionist position is designed for motivated, capable individuals who believe in the mission of Student U and the W.G. Pearson Center. This person should possess the necessary skills to maintain an organized, efficient and welcoming front desk managing the operations for both the W.G. Pearson Center and Student U’s after-school programming. The receptionist will work with the Middle School Program Coordinators to ensure that all necessary processes and structures integrate seamlessly into programming. The Receptionist will also work closely with the Program + Operations Coordinator to support building operations.

Compensation: $15/hour

Commitment: Ongoing starting September 5, 2022. Monday- Thursday 2:30pm-6:30pm and Friday 12pm-4pm

– 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.

- There are currently no full-time opportunities available. -

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