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.

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.

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.

Front-End Developer, Digital Services

Duke Alumni Association (DAA) is seeking a Front-End Developer with Drupal development experience to join our team. The Front-End Developer is part of a Digital Services team that plans creates, distributes, and analyzes web pages, emails, multi-media products, and online services for an audience of Duke Alumni around the world. The position requires the ability to assess the feasibility of projects, testing functional requirements and specifications, and research and recommend technical solutions, as well as a genuine passion for state of the art and emerging web technologies. Strong understanding of site functionality, site architecture, data flow, and intuitive navigation schemes is expected. This position reports to the Duke Alumni Association (DAA)’s Assistant Director, Web Development, Digital Services and is an integral part of the IT department. 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.