Employment Opportunities

Staff Positions - To apply, visit the “Careers” tab on the Duke HR website at https://hr.duke.edu/careers/apply. (updated June 22, 2017)

  • Assistant to the Dean, Requisition #401276524
    Provide direct administrative support to the Dean of the Nicholas School and the Sr. Associate Dean for Administration and Finance; work closely with the Sr. Associate Dean for Academic Initiatives, and the Director of HR and Administrative Services on a variety of administrative matters that involve the dean or are on his behalf. This position is full-time with Duke benefits through June 30, 2018, with possibility for extension. The term limit is due to the impending search for a permanent dean of the Nicholas School. The position reports to: Dean and Senior Associate Dean for Administration & Finance.

  • Development Officer I (Working title:  Assistant Director, Annual Fund Initiatives), Requisition #401277698
    Reporting to the Associate Dean of Development & Alumni Relations, the Assistant Director will be responsible for planning, coordinating and implementing a comprehensive and sustainable annual giving program and for supporting other strategic initiatives within the Nicholas School of the Environment (NSOE) and Duke University.   The Assistant Director will work closely with the Development & Alumni Relations team to build and maintain a pipeline of engaged alumni and donors.

  • Program Coordinator, Requisition #401280108
    The Program Coordinator for undergraduate programs is the central point of administrative contact for all undergraduate programs administered by the Nicholas School of the Environment. The position will assist the Nicholas School undergraduate programs faculty team, and will operate within the Student Administration area of Student Services, reporting to the Assistant Dean for Student Administration of the Nicholas School. As part of the Student Services team, this position is expected to be available to provide services to Nicholas students across the spectrum of degrees, certificates and programs offered through NSOE. Work requires a broad knowledge of administrative support and basic accounting practices, including spreadsheets and database management.  Excellent written and oral communication and interpersonal skills required.

  • Communications Specialist, Requisition #401279299
    The Communications Specialist will report to the Associate Director of Development Services in the Office of Development and Alumni Relations (ODAR) to ensure smooth operation and implementation of development services functions. The Development Communications Specialist will collaborate directly with additional NSOE offices, development staff, volunteers and academic leadership at the Nicholas School as well as with colleagues in Duke University’s Central Development office and Duke’s other schools and units.

  • Staff Assistant, Student Administration, Requisition #401280964
    As part of the student administration team, this position will support the Registrar and Associate Director of Student Administration & Advising in a variety of duties with a primary focus student administration functions for professional master's degree students. This position must handle multiple tasks, work simultaneously with other departments, interact comfortably with students, faculty, and administrators, and work successfully as part of the Student Services Office team. This position must have strong interpersonal personal, computer, analytical, and time management skills. This is a full-time position funded through June 30, 2018.

  • Career Specialist, Requisition #401280835
    The Career Specialist will be primarily responsible for individual and group counseling, workshop delivery, and coordination of a University-wide summer internship program. Position requires expertise in Microsoft Excel, Qualtrics survey software, and basic data analytics; strong written and oral communication; and keen attention to detail and deadlines.  This is a full-time position funded through May 31, 2018.

  • Director of Enrollment Services, Requisition #401280980
    The Director of Enrollment Management, housed within Student Services of the Nicholas School of the Environment (NSOE), is responsible for directing an admissions and recruitment team supporting the Master of Environmental Management (MEM), Master of Forestry (MF) degrees, and a distance learning MEM program (DEL-MEM) for mid-career professionals. Position reports to the Associate Dean of Student Services and supervises recruitment and admission officers.  Successful incumbent will have a background in recruitment and admissions, preferably at a professional school or a tuition-dependent school, and is charged with developing and implementing a recruitment and admissions strategy to meet enrollment targets. The position requires travel, ~30%.

  • Administrative Intern (Working title:  Writing Specialist, Intern), Requisition #401281768
    The Nicholas School of the Environment is seeking a paid intern to serve as a Writing Specialist for Recruitment. Position will be responsible for identifying, coordinating, developing and executing a series of recruitment communications for the Master of Environmental Management (MEM) and Master of Forestry (MF) programs, the online MEM program and for undergraduate majors and courses. This is a full-time position reporting to Associate Dean for Marketing& Communications and is funded through June 30, 2018.