Summer Academy Program Coordinator Assistant

Durham, North Carolina, United States · Summer Academy · 002


Our Mission

Student U is a college-access and success organization that believes all students in Durham have the ability to succeed. We know that structural racism, poverty and other systemic injustices force our students to face significant obstacles to educational success. We want to change the odds for children in the Durham community. We believe our students are powerful, and that this power will help us realize a Durham where all students can succeed.

The Work

Our Summer Academy staff are excited to facilitate learning and create an environment for students to succeed.

We are hiring staff to work in our summer academy program, providing academic enrichment and structured new experiences. In Summer Academy, 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.

The Program Coordinator Assistant will work closely with the Student U Program Coordinators to plan, prepare and implement the Summer Academy Program. The Program Coordinator Assistant will work part-time during the spring, meeting with the Program Coordinators to plan for upcoming events and program-wide summer events. During the summer, this person will work full-time providing support with the day-to-day logistics of the summer academy programming. There will be two Program Coordinator Assistants split between the middle and high school program coordinators. The ideal candidate for this role will have experience working with youth, planning and coordinating youth programs, and a belief in Student U’s mission and values.


Commitment: Part-Time (March - May), Full-Time (June 3 - August 1, 2019)

Pre-Summer Responsibilities

In collaboration with the Program Coordinators and Chief Program Officer the Program Coordinator Assistant will:

During Summer Academy:

Anti-Discrimination Policy & Commitment to Equity & Child Safeguarding Policy


Compensation: Hourly, based on experience

How do you apply with Student U?

Applications are online! Click the button below to begin your application after you have reviewed the job description above in its entirety. A complete application will include resume, cover letter and two professional references.

Application Deadline: Friday, February 1st, 2019

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