Days-Massolo Center Fellow in Student Development

Hamilton College
Clinton, NY

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Days-Massolo Center Fellow in Student Development

Clinton, NY
Open Date:
Jul 12, 2021

The Days-Massolo Center Fellows will support the department’s educational initiatives; gain practical, hands-on experience; and collaborate with diverse populations of students, faculty, staff, and their allies. This position works directly with the DMC professional and student staff to increase student engagement and enhance students’ collegiate co-curricular experience by supporting the initiatives of the Center, serving as a catalyst for social change and a resource for shared experience, and creating a more inclusive campus environment.

General Description:

The Days-Massolo Center Fellows will be responsible for supporting the DMC Student Ambassadors and DMC Student Organization Cluster. They will coordinate and assist with monthly cluster meetings for student organizational leaders and  lead cluster organizational development.

Additionally, The Days-Massolo Center Fellows will also serve as coordinating support for the DMC Student Ambassador program in management, training, and operational support. This person will also assist with special projects and other duties as assigned.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate and facilitate monthly student organization cluster meetings with DMC Student Ambassadors, as well as manage their participation in ongoing cluster strategic change management work
  • Assist in the planning and coordination of monthly Center based programming series by developing workshop topics, securing speakers, reserving spaces, designing assessment rubrics, and creating promotions
  • Serve as support to the Director, LGBTQIA+ Identity Specialist(s)
  • Serve as support to the coordination and planning of components of the DMC 10 Year Anniversary year
  • Represent the DMC at various events and outreach activities
  • Support the mission, policies, and procedures of the department and the College
  • Assist DMC assessment and strategic planning efforts
  • Develop communication with campus community to facilitate coordination of programs
  • Participate in weekly staff meetings
  • Complete special projects or other duties as assigned

This is a temporary, non-benefited, position with a work schedule of a maximum of 20 hours per week for 33-36 weeks between August 2021-June 2022.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Willingness to support diversity and cultural issues, especially those related to higher education and social justice.
  • Experience working within diverse educational, racial, ethnic, LGBTQIA+, identity, and/or cultural communities
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Flexibility and ability to adapt
  • Sound decision making, judgement, and ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Well-developed organizational and administrative skills
  • Experience in program/event development and implementation
  • Ability to build community with students and staff
  • Strong interpersonal skills

Required Qualifications:

  • Completion of bachelor's degree

Application Instructions:
  • Resume (maximum length: 2 pages)
  • Personal statement (maximum length: 1 page) tell us about yourself, highlight your collegiate experience. Be sure to speak about your career goals and how you will be a good fit for a post undergraduate fellowship at Hamilton College.
  • Two professional references (not letters of recommendation) All references must be from recent supervisors or faculty members. If you are considered for the position, references will be contacted.


Working at Hamilton College 

Hamilton College is one of the nation’s leading liberal arts colleges. It is independent, highly selective, coeducational and residential. Originally founded in 1793 as the Hamilton-Oneida Academy and chartered in 1812 as the third oldest college in New York State, Hamilton is today composed of 1,850 students from nearly all 50 states and 50 countries. It is distinguished by a faculty of 190 men and women dedicated to teaching and scholarship, by rigorous academic programs, by an emphasis on teaching students to write well and speak persuasively, and by a commitment to diversity in its broadest sense. The College, with an endowment nearing $1 billion (October 2017), is need-blind in admission and has invested more than $265 million in new and renovated facilities in the past dozen years.  

Hamilton is located on a wooded 1,350-acre hilltop campus overlooking the New England-style Village of Clinton, New York, in close proximity to the Adirondack Park, where hiking, skiing, fishing, boating and snowmobiling abound. The campus is within a 4-5 hour drive of New York, Boston, Toronto and Philadelphia, and there is a rich variety of cultural opportunities on campus and in nearby Utica (10 minutes), Syracuse (45 minutes) and Cooperstown (55 minutes).

As a national leader for teaching students to write effectively, learn from each other and think for themselves, Hamilton produces graduates who have the knowledge, skills and confidence to make their voices heard on issues of importance to their communities and the world. Additional information about Hamilton can be found at

Hamilton College is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity employer committed to attracting diverse and interesting people to its community.

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