AFC Fellow

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AFC Fellow


Dean of the College


Level B (Skilled)

Job Description:

AFC Fellows will play an integral student leadership role within AFC and across campus by creating programming, managing the Carr Hall spaces, and completing administrative tasks.

Through programming, AFC Fellows will promote academic excellence and build community for all students with a particular focus on students from underrepresented populations. AFC Fellows will work closely with Center staff and faculty to design and implement programs in the following areas: academic success, social transition, cultural events, coalition and community building, and alumni engagement. Additional programs include but are not limited to the first gen experience, queer and trans* student support, undocumented student and DREAMer support, and international student support.

AFC Fellows will be responsible for acting as hosts of the Center, managing the space, supporting cultural student orgs, and serving as peer resource advisors. AFC Fellows will also complete administrative tasks and errands as assigned by staff.

Primary Responsibilities:
• Provide front desk support and reception coverage for the Center, including greeting and assisting visitors.
• Greet students and other visitors to the Center. Provide information about the office and our programs to visitors.
• Be familiar with information regarding AFC and CCSRE, cultural student organizations, campus events, and student resources and services.
• Assist with planning, preparation and the execution of Center events. This includes setting up logistical elements of events and providing front-line assistance during the event.
• Support Center staff and faculty on a wide-range of projects including event planning, data input, program research, and logistical support.
• Assist with P-Card reconciliation and voucher processing.
• Manage and update website and social media.

Additional Responsibilities:
• Complete space management tasks such as having students sign in, answering questions, ensuring students clean up after themselves, etc.
• Perform frequent check-in rounds throughout the building.
• Maintain a tidy and professional Center, resource library, kitchen, lounge, and conference room.
• Receive incoming calls; answer questions; take messages and transfer calls to appropriate parties.
• Distribute mail accordingly.
• Complete office tasks as necessary: running errands, hanging posters, printing and copying materials, etc.
• Maintain office calendars for AFC Staff using Outlook.
• Manage technology (printers, phone, setting up equipment, etc.)
o Keep photocopier and printers full with paper.
• Assist with data entry and various projects during time at front desk on an as-needed basis.
• Attend regular meetings with AFC/CCSRE Staff and Faculty.
• Work collaboratively with other AFC Fellows and Center Staff and Faculty.
• Perform other duties as assigned.
Experience Desired:
Required Skills & Experience:
• Excellent interpersonal, communication, and organization skills
• Strong attention to detail
• Ability to remain organized while balancing multiple priorities and tasks
• Self-motivated and reliable
• Ability to work independently and proactively on projects
• Ability to work with a team and accept direction from supervisors
• Willingness to greet and direct Center visitors in a friendly professional manner
• Creativity and professional etiquette
• A commitment to diversity and inclusion is required
• Ability to maintain confidentiality
• Research Skills

Preferred Skills & Experience
• Prior leadership and work experience on campus
• Demonstrated experience organizing and promoting campus programs and events
Knowledge Desired:
• Basic computer skills, proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Outlook.
• Basic office skills – photocopying and filing.
• Knowledge of Middlebury College resources helpful.
• Knowledge of other computer programs including, but not limited to, 25Live, MiddLink, Drupal, InDesign, and Photoshop, is helpful.
AFC Fellows are Sophomores, Juniors or Seniors who have demonstrated personal and academic growth over their time at Middlebury College.

Students from diverse backgrounds and interests are highly encouraged to apply.

Commitment Period:
Early September through mid-May at approximately 5-10 hours per week.

Other Notes:
Applicants should be available to work several shifts Monday – Friday between the hours of 10:00a.m. and 9:00p.m., and on weekends to assist with Center coverage.

Special Instructions to the Applicants:
Please submit a resume and the names/contact information of two references that we can contact with this application. Applicants must also attach a one page essay which outlines why you wish to work in the Anderson Freeman Resource Center and what strengths you have that would suit you for the position.

Eligible for remote work from within the United States Only.

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Posted: 4/8/2021
Application Due: 7/7/2021
Work Type: Full Time