Days-Massolo Center Fellow in Co-Curricular Programming

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Days-Massolo Center Fellow in Co-Curricular Programming

Location:
Clinton, NY
Open Date:
Jul 13, 2021
Description:

The Days-Massolo Center Fellow 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.

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.

General Description:

The Days-Massolo Center Fellow will be responsible for supporting the development, coordination, and facilitation of the DMC signature programs that take place throughout the academic year. The annual signature programs include Open House, Latinx Heritage Month, LGBTQIA+ History Month/National Coming Out Day, DisAbility Awareness Month, Trans* Day of Remembrance, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Black History Month, Women’s History Month, Asian Pacific Islander Desi American Heritage Month, Trans* Day of Visibility, and Pride Month. The Days-Massolo Center Fellow serves as the central programming support to build community among undergraduate students and the Hamilton College community. This person will also assist with special projects and other duties as assigned.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the development of committees, topics, secure speakers, reserve space, design assessment rubrics, and create promotion for all signature programs
  • Develop communication with campus community to facilitate coordination of programs
  • Advise and work on necessary program arrangements made with vendors and campus partners in compliance with College policies and overall student safety and to assist in problem resolution
  • 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

Qualifications:

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 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.

Organization

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.edu/facts.

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

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