Program & Logistics Assistant

Durham, North Carolina, United States · Business Department · 003


Our bold vision is that one day, all students in Durham, regardless of the color of their skin and the amount of money their parents have in their pockets, will be able to succeed. In order to make this vision a reality, Student U’s mission is to empower students in the Durham Public Schools to own their education by developing the academic skills and personal well-being necessary to succeed in college and beyond. Student U aims to combat systemic racism and structural inequities by walking with students from the 6th grade through college graduation as they beat the statistics and become leaders in our community. The three components of Student U programming - an intergenerational college access-success pipeline, leadership development for students, families and staff, and an open source model of sharing our lessons learned is our contribution to creating a Durham where all children can succeed. Our ambitious goal is for 100% of our students to graduate high school, enroll in post-secondary institutions and matriculate from those within 6 years. We believe that this is possible for all students in our community.

The Program and Logistics Assistant position is an indispensable position for optimal operations of our entire program team. Reporting to the Operations and Facilities Manager, this position will manage all mass communications with students and families, logistics of program events, our student database, provide the operational support for the recruitment of our students on an annual basis, and organize and maintain our master program calendar.

Program and Logistical Support

In collaboration with the Operations and Program teams, the Program and Logistics Assistant will:


Ideal Candidate

An ideal candidate will become an indispensable member of our time within 3 months. Candidates will thrive and find success in detail orientated work, behind the scenes operational support and will be able to maintain strong systems of operations to provide the team structure while being appropriately flexible when necessary. This person will be believe all children can succeed when adequately supported, and be able to fully immerse into a community-driven organization. At the minimum, candidates must have relevant work experience.

The majority of Student U’s programming supports students during out-of-school time. This position will require some evenings and weekend work and a different schedule during the summer, when all Student U programs are in full swing


Position Requirements

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


Benefits and Hourly Rate: The hourly rate is $17 and in addition, a benefits package includes: Wellness Stipend, PTO (5 vacation days and 2 floating holidays) and access to purchase membership to Student U’s health insurance plan.

To Apply: Please apply online. A complete application will include résumé, cover letter, and two professional references (including one from a previous direct supervisor). Only complete applications will be considered. The final deadline for applications is Friday, November 2nd, 2018.

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