Working with DAA

Be a part of our team

Working with the Duke Alumni Association means being part of a great university – and a great family. Our professional staff works alongside a global network of volunteers to help connect alumni with the things they love most about Duke. We are looking for people who have a passion for lifelong learning and a knack for engaging broad, diverse communities to help us achieve our goals.

Careers with DAA

Interested in a career with the DAA? We currently have the following positions available:

Sr. Program Coordinator, Lifelong Learning

This position reports to the Assistant Vice President of Lifelong Learning to assist with the development and execution of programs in support of the Forever Learning initiative. Working with faculty and university administrators, alumni, the DAA staff, and vendors, the Program Coord. Sr.'s primary responsibilities will support education events on campus and online including weekend excursion programs, large-scale campus events, short and full-length online courses, and alumni-faculty engagement both in and out of the classroom. Learn more and apply.

Staff Specialist, Lifelong Learning

This position reports to the Assistant Vice President of Lifelong Learning to assist with coordination of programs in support of the Forever Learning initiative. Working with the Lifelong Learning team, faculty and university administrators, alumni, other DAA staff, and vendors, the Staff Specialist’s primary responsibilities will support education events and registration. Learn more and apply.

Sr. Director, Campus & Student Engagement

In collaboration with the Associate Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, provide administrative direction and coordination in the formulation, interpretation and administration of current and long-range policies, procedures and programs related to the Duke Alumni Association (DAA) on-campus programs which may include but are not limited to: Student Engagement & Programming, Commencement Activities, Departmental Programs, Graduate and Professional Schools Engagement. Learn more and apply.

Ubben Fellow for Student Engagement

The fellow, reporting to the Senior Director of Campus and Student Engagement, will perform a variety of special projects in service of the mission of the Duke Alumni Association’s (DAA) Campus and Student Engagement Team, specifically as it relates to connecting students and recent alumni to each other and to the DAA. These projects will include the facilitation of the DAA’s relationship with student groups, the management of student- and recent alumni-related programming, and general student marketing of and outreach related to DAA programs. The fellow will also help support campus programs, including events such as Homecoming, Duke Entertainment Media and Arts Network (DEMAN) Weekend, and Commencement. General office duties will also be required, as well as other responsibilities as assigned. This fellowship will commence upon graduation and last for 2 years. The position will include frequent night and weekend work. Learn more and apply.

Promotions Specialist, Marketing and Communications

In coordination with the Duke Alumni Association’s Marketing and Communications and Duke Magazine teams, conceive digital content for the Karsh Alumni and Visitors Center technology wall and other screens in the center as well as other digital channels utilized by the DAA in support of the Alumni Association’s news, events and programs. Collaborate with DAA’s IT team to set technical modifications for improved user experiences aimed at meeting determined engagement interactions. This person reports to the DAA’s director of marketing and communications. Learn more and apply.

Asst. Director, Alumni Admission

In collaboration with the Senior Director of Alumni Admissions, manage the day-to-day operations of the Alumni Admissions Advisory Committee (AAAC) program. The mission of the AAAC program is to support the Office of Undergraduate Admissions by conducting evaluative and informative interviews with prospective students. This position will oversee 4500+ alumni volunteers in 240+ committees around the world to support this mission. Learn more and apply.

Staff Specialist, Alumni Relations and Visitor Services

Perform receptionist and administrative duties to support the day-to-day operations of the Karsh Alumni and Visitors Center (KAVC) while providing outstanding customer service to all visitors. Learn more and apply.

Staff Specialist, Regional Engagement

The staff specialist is part of the Regional Engagement team of the Duke Alumni Association and supports the engagement of Duke’s 170,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional school alumni in the U.S. and around the world by supporting the volunteer work, educational, career, cultural, and athletics related events that take place away from Duke’s campus. Learn more and apply.

Program Coordinator, Alumni Travel

The Program Coordinator supports the Director in planning, coordinating, promotion and execution of travel programs, in addition to comprehensive administrative duties required to operate. The Program Coordinator commands an overview of all Alumni Travel programs and understanding of the strategic vision and process as well as the full spectrum of tasks required to complete a travel program cycle. The Program Coordinator participates in planning travel programs and manages select programs fully including all phases of program management as well as collaborating with vendors, and managing and briefing the Duke faculty and hosts, who lead the travel programs. Learn more and apply.

We currently have no open positions. Please check back periodically for updates.


Volunteer with DAA

Volunteering is a great way to be more closely connected to Duke and help others get the most from their Duke experience. Please see our volunteer guide to find a volunteer role that suits you.