Hospitality Careers

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  • Logo of The JB Duke Hotel
  • Logo of The Lodge at Duke Medical Center

Duke Hospitality

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Opportunity Awaits

Thank you to all who participated in our recent 1920s style Hospitality Career Carnival, where job candidates heard all about what makes our trio of hotels such great places to work and many interviewed successfully with hiring managers for a range of open positions!

At the Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club, the JB Duke Hotel and the Lodge at Duke Medical Center, we place a priority on providing employees with the best resources to thrive professionally and to live happy, healthy lives. With perks such as a free meal during each shift, free parking, an employee referral program and more generous benefits, our full- and part-time employees are awarded the type of quality benefits they need the most.

Our Trio of Hotels

Dark green golf course with tall trees at Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club.

Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club

Nestled on the campus of Duke University, this AAA Four Diamond property features 271 elegantly appointed guestrooms and suites with a spacious conference center ideal for special events. Home to the beloved Bull Durham Bar and award-winning Fairview Dining Room with sweeping views of the Duke University Golf Club, it’s easy to see why employees call the Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club a home away from home.

Exterior of glass contemporary styled building at JB Duke Hotel.

JB Duke Hotel

Located steps away from Duke’s storied athletic facilities and adjacent to the university’s top-ranked professional schools, the AAA Four Diamond rated JB Duke Hotel offers a sleek and sophisticated backdrop for travelers and employees alike. With over 25,000 square feet of state-of-the-art meeting space, including a 5,400-square-foot ballroom, it is an attractive venue for academic and corporate meetings and events.

Lobby of The Lodge at Duke Medical Center, lounge chairs, small tables and fireplace.

The Lodge at Duke Medical Center

With spacious, modern rooms, The Lodge offers accommodations designed for maximum comfort, convenience and accessibility. Located across from the world-class Duke Medical Center and Durham VA Medical Center, The Lodge employees take pride in providing personalized, top-notch service to visitors and guests.

About Us

Building a more inclusive world, one experience at a time

At our trio of properties, we take great pride in celebrating diverse cultures, values, and perspectives of our team members and guests. We are equally committed to the principles of excellence, fairness, and respect for all. We strive to provide safe and welcoming spaces that nurture a sense of well-being. Forging and maintaining an inclusive environment fuels our dedication to service and allows us to make meaningful connections with everyone, whether an employee or guest. Together, we will enjoy a positive and hospitable community for all.

Video transcript: Duke Hospitality Compilation Video

00:02 - [Woman] It's really fun to have this trio of hotels.
00:06 - With the Washington Duke Inn, the JB Duke Hotel,
00:09 and The Lodge at Duke Medical Center,
00:11 there's so many opportunities to find where you belong
00:15 and where you fit in and what you're really good at.
00:18 And you have people who want to help you.
00:19 You have people who genuinely care about you
00:22 and care about your career and your future.
00:25 - We're looking out for people and making sure that
00:28 they don't get burnout. That means a lot to me.
00:31 - We want the very best employees and we want them
00:33 to be happy because that comes across to our guests.
00:37 We are very proud.
00:39 We've always had a really rich benefit program.
00:41 We believe in investing into, taking care of our employees.
00:45 - Because we actually have resources here
00:47 that encourages us to, you know,
00:48 have a healthy state of mind, be physically healthy,
00:51 and also being able to learn, so when we make mistakes,
00:54 we continue to grow.
00:56 - Opportunities are always offered.
00:58 Promotions are always there.
01:00 You just say, "Hey, I think I'm ready for this position."
01:08 This is a great place to work.
01:10 Not just because it pays my bills,
01:11 but I enjoy the atmosphere, the people, the guests,
01:16 I love this place.
01:18 - They give you all that you need because you are
01:21 giving to them what they need to do a good job.
01:24 - We're trying to build a different mentality
01:28 and culture, and that's not something you see everywhere.
01:32 I have a family, I have two young boys that,
01:35 being able to be with them is special.
01:40 - [Woman] You can't be here without feeling really proud
01:42 of what you represent.
01:44 (gentle music)

Available Positions

Assistant Events Manager

Department: Events
Location: Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club (Durham, NC)

Assistant Restaurant Manager

Department: Food & Bev
Location: JB Duke Hotel (Durham, NC)

Sales Manager

Department: Sales
Location: The Lodge at Duke Medical Center (Durham, NC)


  • Medical (w/ FSA) (HRA)

    Eligible after 30 days of employment

  • Insurance

    Life, short-term and long-term disability

  • Generous PTO & Paid Holidays

    8 paid holidays, including birthday

  • 401k +Match

    Enrollment after 6 months with yearly match

  • Onsite Perks

    Free parking, shift meals, beautiful setting

  • Wellness & Development

    Health-focused resources, upward growth and training

Employee Testimonial

Diverse members, one common goal

Our genuine concern is for the wellbeing of each team member. We believe that hard work should be well-rewarded. Dedication to supporting one another is at our core. Learn why our employees call our trio of hotel properties "home."

Carlos and Anna

Our Investment

Manager in Training Program

This unique, 12-month leadership development program allows hospitality and tourism management graduates the opportunity to rotate through each hotel division, a fast track to gaining a wide range of experience.

"There are so many different opportunities available. You have people here who genuinely care about you, your career, your future and want the best for you."
Camryn Gutierrez Assistant Guest Reception Manager Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club

Our Awards

  • Award badge for ConventionSouth 2017 New or Renomvated Meeting Site Award

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