Career Opportunity

Position: Campus Coordinator (FT/Contract)


The North Carolina Black Alliance (NCBA) is looking for a Campus Coordinator to help enhance civic engagement among minority populations on North Carolina campuses as a contractor for political engagement primarily focused on HBCUs. The coordinator will be responsible for assisting with the development of local political participation by supporting the engagement of students and campus organizations in planning campus events and creating a professional working group of students and campus staff supporting non-partisan democracy efforts. The coordinator will also support increasing student attendance at NCBA events and table meetings, and helping to grow our social media presence on the campus. The successful candidate will also be charged with discovering new opportunities within the community to establish a stronger bond with our target audience and increase student political participation.

The coordinator will report to the Program Coordinator they are assigned and execute organizing efforts on their campus.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Developing substantive relationships with campus stakeholders invested in civic participation on NC college campuses
  • Attending university functions to network and identify potential opportunities for our cause is encouraged, but not mandatory
  • Manage all aspects of the event organizing process, including collaboration with subcontractors, venue identification, printing and design of materials, and budget tracking
  • Create weekly summary reports of campus work outlining your assessment so it can be used to develop successful future events
  • Develop a network of event subcontractors (i.e. DJs, food caterers, etc.) and administration officials (i.e. Student Affairs administrators, Residence Hall Association officials, Greek Life representatives) that make planning university events a simple process
  • Utilize Relational Voting Program (RVP) software to strengthen the organization’s focus on metric-based building out of Black political tables and on campus.
  • Documenting program successes through designated reporting instruments, calls and social media outlets
  • Create a variety of multimedia elements from each episode of NCBA/AC media content
  • Serve as liaison between internal teams to curate monthly stories for subscribers
  • Create, manage and curate digital strategy for the organization’s Tiktok account in collaboration with Marketing Communications

Qualifications:

  • Experience organizing within Black communities. Experience organizing on HBCU campuses and in rural communities is a plus
  • Must possess strong interpersonal skills, experience meeting deadlines, and the ability to multitask
  • Highly organized, reliable, and able to work independently
  • Experience managing others and holding them responsible for goals
  • Able to adapt to changes at work/be flexible and cooperate with others
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Willingness to work some evenings and weekends
  • Some ability to travel and access to a vehicle is required

Education Required:

  • Bachelors Degree

Expectations & Compensation:

  • This is a one-year, full-time contract position with compensation commensurate with experience.

How to Apply:

To apply for this position, email résumé and cover letter to Marcus Fairley, Program Associate (VICE) Voter Involvement & Constituent Engagement.


North Carolina Black Alliance is an Equal Opportunity employer. Personnel are chosen on the basis of ability without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, marital status or sexual orientation, in accordance with federal and state law.

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