The Program for Leadership and Character at Wake Forest University is expanding, thanks to several generous grants. Here is a list of current job opportunities. Please check back, as this page will be updated when new positions are posted.

Associate Director, External Communications, Program for Leadership and Character

The Associate Director of External Communication provides essential communication, digital media, and creative support for the Educating Character Initiative (ECI) at the Program for Leadership and Character. This position is responsible for supporting a comprehensive marketing strategy and communications program to successfully share the Program’s work to external audiences and to attract participation in ECI convenings, conferences and grant opportunities. This position requires significant interaction and communication with many constituencies, including faculty, staff, administration, students, alumni, donors, and partners at other institutions, as well as excellent written and verbal communications skills, the ability to communicate with diverse audiences and stakeholders, and the interpersonal and organizational skills to collaborate with the Director of Communications and the ECI team on a variety of projects. The Associate Director may also support other Communications activities of the Program on an as-needed basis.

Director of Research and Assessment, Program for Leadership and Character

The Program for Leadership and Character at Wake Forest University seeks a creative and committed scholar with a research program focused on character education, moral personality, leadership development, and/or program evaluation to serve as Director of Research and Assessment. We are particularly interested in scholars with knowledge of character, leadership, and/or moral education who have strong methodological experience designing, implementing, and assessing interventions. Evidence of mixed-methods (i.e., quantitative, and qualitative) empirical research skills is required, and familiarity with research on character, leadership, or related concepts is preferred.

Research Scholar, Measurement and Evaluation, Program for Leadership and Character

The Research Scholar in Measurement and Evaluation will work closely with the Senior Research Scholar in the Professional Schools to facilitate and guide PLCPS staff and faculty in the development of character and leadership in students in coherent, consistent, and effective ways. This person will be one of the lead people in charge of measurement and evaluation of the impact of the Program’s work as a whole.