Duke University, Samuel DuBois Cook Center On Social Equity

Position ID:Duke University-Samuel DuBois Cook Center On Social Equity-AIRCOMMFELLOW [#24791]
Position Title: Associate in Research-Research and Communications Fellow
Position Type:Other
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27705, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Race and Inequality Studies
Appl Deadline:2023/05/11 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2023/05/03, finished 2023/06/07, listed until 2023/05/31)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***


Job Title: ASSOCIATE IN RESEARCH-Research and Communications Fellow
Job Code: 1420
Job Family: JF 27

Work Performed

The Associate in Research will work with the Senior Research Associate-Communications Strategist with education-related research and in the development and implementation of marketing and dissemination materials to support major initiatives and projects for the Samuel DuBois Cook Center on Social Equity at Duke University.  Specific duties include but are not limited to the conceptualization and design of websites and content to populate the website.  The Associate in Research will also oversee the Cook Center’s social media platforms.  The Associate in Research will also support the Director of Strategic Initiatives and Collaborations development, planning and coordination of all Cook Center special events.  The position will also assist with the Hank and Billye Suber Aaron Young Scholars Summer Research Institute.


This position will also be the point person for Duke University Events Calendar, Twitter, YouTube, Flickr, and Facebook and Instagram accounts. This position will also assist with special events, conferences and workshops related to the Cook Center’s research and education agenda. Assist and serve as TA for Cook Center classes.


Perform other related duties incidental to work described herein.

Required Qualifications at this Level


Bachelor’s degree in media studies and African and African American Studies or closely related field


One year of experience in marketing, social media and related activities.


Adobe Creative Cloud, Microsoft Office, Wordpress and other related programs

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative and level of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

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.

Essential Physical Job Functions

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Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
email address
Campus Box 104407
Durham, NC 27708