Duke University, Sanford School of Public Policy - NRR

Position ID:Duke-SSPP-NRR-EIR [#19504, 1509]
Position Title: Executive In Residence
Position Type:Other
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708, United States [map]
Subject Area: Public Policy
Appl Deadline:2021/11/05 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2021/09/09)
Position Description:    

Duke University 
Sanford School of Public Policy 
Center for Politics (POLIS)
Executive In Residence

Occupational Summary

Center for Politics (POLIS) based in the Sanford School of Public Policy serves as the hub for politics at Duke University. We offer an array of programs and events intended to foster rich political discussion, showcase and provide support for politics-related research, and help students find on-ramps to politics. To learn more about Polis, please visit our website at www.polis.duke.edu. The Polis Distinguished Fellows program is an initiative to bring accomplished political practitioners, public servants, and organizers to campus to engage with our community and to dedicate some portion of their time to a project that promises an innovative solution to a problem of contemporary politics and that involves students in the process. The program offers practitioners a unique opportunity to spend 8-10 weeks engaging with Duke University students and our broader community. 

Work Performed 
Each Fellow’s role is crafted in collaboration with them and is based on the combination of their experiences and Polis’s Priorities. These activities may include: 

• Leading regular discussion sessions with students that relate to the Fellow’s chosen project 
• Guest lecturing, co-teaching, or otherwise engaging with students and faculty 
• Mentoring students or holding office hours 
• Participating in at least one public-facing event that engages the Polis, Sanford School, and Duke University community 

The above statements describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by individuals assigned to this classification. 

This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of personnel so classified. Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual’s age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status. 

EDUCATION/TRAINING: Work requires analytical, communications and organizational skills generally acquired through completion of a bachelor's degree program. 

EXPERIENCE: Polis Distinguished Fellows will have experience as practitioners in politics and governance, campaigns, activism, journalism, and/or media, etc.

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas-an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

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Further Info:
Deondra Rose
Associate Professor
201 Science Drive
Sanford School of Public Policy
226 Sanford Building
Durham, NC 27708-0539

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