Join our team!

The Duke Faculty Club offers a variety of fun and dynamic full-time, part-time, and seasonal employment opportunities. Read through the descriptions below to learn more about what we have to offer.

Current Open PositionS

  • Summer 2024 positions are here!
    • Please fill out our Interest Form 
    • All applicants must be 16 years old by May 5, 2024
    • You will be contacted by the Dept Director
    • Rolling interviews will begin in February

Year-Round Opportunities

FACILITIES

The Facilities Maintenance Assistant is responsible for assisting the Facilities Dept in the day-to-day facility operations to ensure a safe and playable environment for the Duke Faculty Club members and guests. The Facilities Maintenance Assistant needs to inspect the facilities to notify the Facilities Coordinator and/or Executive Director of problems and necessary maintenance needs. The Facilities Maintenance Assistant’s main goal is to ensure the smooth running of upkeep and repair operations, and facilities are always in a good and safe condition.

Work Performed:

  • Keep facilities clean and well-maintained
  • Perform painting, plumbing, landscaping, carpentry as required
  • Keep all surfaces clean and sanitized
  • Perform preventive maintenance and repair duties to tennis, fitness and pool equipment
  • Perform duties as assigned by the Facilities Dept

Candidate Qualifications: 

  • Some cleaning, janitorial, or maintenance experience (preferred)
  • Skills in or knowledge of carpentry, plumbing, and HVAC systems (preferred)
  • Attention to detail
  • Physical stamina to work on your feet and lift/move equipment

Please contact us here for more information.

PERSONAL TRAINERS (Part-time)

DFC Personal Trainers are responsible for empowering patrons to plan and adhere to specific exercise regimens that will help them achieve their fitness goals. The Duke Faculty Club's fitness education philosophy is that every patron should be able to pursue a healthy lifestyle, independent of our assistance. Personal Training certification from a credible organization and/or a degree in exercise science, physical education or related field (or actively pursuing) is required.

  • Starting pay: $30.00/hour
  • Hours: 1-5 hours/week
  • Contact Fitness & Wellness Coordinator, Lisa Hinkle for more information

GROUP FITNESS INSTRUCTORS (Part-Time)

DFC Fitness Instructors are charged with teaching group fitness classes and workshops. They are responsible for facilitating classes that are challenging, invigorating, and energizing. Group exercise certification from a credible organization and/or a degree in exercise science, physical education or related field (or actively pursuing) is required.

  • Starting pay: $28.00/hour
  • Hours: 1-3 hours/week
  • Contact Fitness & Wellness Coordinator, Lisa Hinkle for more information

Summer Opportunities

TENNIS CAMP COUNSELORS

DFC Tennis Camp Counselors are outgoing, high energy, and self-motivated staff that work with kids from ages 4-15 years old during our summer tennis camps. Must have competitive tennis experience.

  • Starting pay: $16.00/hour
  • Hours: 35-40 hours/week, Monday-Friday for the 8 to 9 weeks after public school gets out

Application Process

  • Contact Tennis Director Andrea Acker for more information.

SUMMER TENNIS ASSISTANT 

The Summer Tennis Assistant will work under the direction of the Tennis Director to assist with tennis camp instruction and DFC tennis programming. In addition, they will offer some private and group lesson instruction to members. Applicants should be able to play tennis at a 4.0+ level and have experience instructing or coaching tennis.

  • Starting pay: will vary based on experience
  • Hours: will vary based on availability

Application Process

  • Contact Tennis Director Andrea Acker for more information.

LIFEGUARDS

DFC Lifeguards are charged with monitoring activities in all swimming areas, recognizing and responding quickly and effectively to all emergencies, and providing excellent customer service. Must be a competent swimmer and have current Lifeguarding/CPR/First Aid/AED certification.

  • Starting Pay: $16.00/hour
  • Hours: 10-25 hours/week (2-4 shifts anywhere between 9:00am and 9:00pm during the pool season)

SWIM INSTRUCTORS

DFC Swimming Instructors will spend the summer teaching patrons how to swim or to swim more efficiently. Instructors will be charged with providing fun, challenging, and creative experiences for the students in their lessons. No teaching experience necessary, but must be energetic, engaging, and a great communicator.

  • Starting Pay: $20.00/hour
  • Hours: 4-16 hours/week. One hour group lessons are typically offered in the morning, early, and late afternoon for the first 8 weeks after public school lets out. Private lesson schedule varies according to availability of the instructor.

SNACK BAR MANAGER 

The Snack Bar Manager assists the Club Director in supervising and managing the snack bar programs, including but not limited to staff training and scheduling, supervising and working along side the Snack Bar Shift Supervisors, and assisting DFC staff with summer special events. 

  • Starting pay: $20.00/hour
  • Hours: 40 hours/week, from May through August

SWIM TEAM COACHES 

DFC Swim Team Assistant Coaches are charged with managing, planning, and implementing competent swim instruction and coaching for all groups and levels of the Duke Faculty Club Aqua Devil swim team. Must possess great communication skills and organizational abilities, as well as be competent swimmers and instructors.

  • Starting Pay: $16.00/hour
  • Hours: 15-30 hours/week. The 9-week season begins with after-school practices in mid-May, moving to morning practices and weekend meets after school gets out in June, and finishing in early July.

JUNIOR ASSISTANT COACHES 

Junior Assistant Swim Coaches are an integral part of the Aqua Devil Coaching Staff. The goal of the Junior Swim Coach program is to further develop skills in organization, teaching, and leadership. Must be 14 years old by May 17, 2023.

  • Starting pay: Volunteer position
  • The Swim Team Head Coach will speak with interested swimmers during the first week of practice.

SUMMER CAMP COUNSELORS

DFC Camp Counselors are charged with providing fun, challenging, and creative experiences while actively participating in all camp activities. These staff members lead campers in activities including recreational games and sports, outdoor adventures, nature education, arts & crafts, and field trips. Counselors supervise campers, facilitate programs, and create and foster camp spirit.

  • Starting pay: $16.00/hour
  • Hours: 40 hours/week, Monday-Friday for the 8 to 9 weeks after public school gets out

SUMMER CAMP Manager

The Summer Camp Manager is responsible for assisting in programming and planning large and small group activities for the DFC Summer Camp, KinderCamp, and LIT programs, as well as overseeing the Extended Camp program. This staff member leads campers and counselors in creative, fun, and age-appropriate activities including outdoor and indoor games, arts & crafts, and field trips. Applicants should possess camp experience or experience working with children in a group setting.

  • Starting pay: will vary based on experience
  • Hours: 40 hours/week, Monday-Friday for the 8 to 9 weeks after public school gets out
  • Potential to work in a planning capacity prior to camp in May

SUMMER KINDERCAMP DIRECTOR 

The Summer KinderCamp Director is responsible for programming, planning, and managing large and small group activities for the KinderCamp. This staff member leads campers and counselors in creative, fun, and age-appropriate activities including outdoor and indoor games, arts & crafts, and field trips. Applicants should possess camp experience and experience working with children in a group setting.

  • Starting pay: will vary based on experience
  • Hours: 40 hours/week, Monday-Friday for the 8 to 9 weeks after public school gets out
  • Potential to work in a planning capacity prior to camp in May

SPECIAL EVENTS STAFF 

DFC Special Events Staff are akin to summer camp staff (and are, in fact, often one and the same) in that they lead and supervise activities for a variety of youth and family events throughout the year.

  • Starting pay: $15.75/hour
  • Hours: Mainly evening/weekend events; mini-camps during school holidays

SNACK BAR ATTENDANTS 

DFC Snack Bar Attendants are friendly, energetic staff that oversee the daily operations of the Snack Bar and Summer Check-In Desk. Staff are expected to be able to provide excellent customer service, serve food and beverages, work a cash register, answer general questions, and provide a clean and welcoming environment for our members and guests.

  • Starting pay: $15.75/hour
  • Hours: 5-15 hours/week (1-4 shifts anywhere between 9:00am and 9:00pm during the pool season)

SUMMER FACILITIES ASSISTANTS

The DFC maintenance assistants are an ambitious, friendly, dependable, and self-motivated staff charged with various daily facility maintenance and projects. Applicants should have some prior experience painting, cleaning, using ladders and hand tools.

  • Starting pay: $15.75/hour
  • Hours: 25-30 hours/week, Monday-Friday during the summer months