Housefellows at Carnegie Mellon University are experienced student affairs generalists with an unparalleled opportunity to cultivate meaningful, one-on-one mentoring relationships with exceptional students; profoundly influence the growth and development of the leaders of tomorrow; create unique experiences building on the talents of a diverse, multifaceted community; engage in a Student Affairs program whose cornerstone is a deep, sustained commitment to the ongoing care of its students.
Housefellows advance a broad-based vision for student development by utilizing the residential house community as a focal point for the student experience on campus. Encompassing more than a traditional residence life position, the Housefellow's role involves serving as students' primary metacurricular advocate at the university while enhancing their social, academic, intellectual, artistic and personal development. Given the breadth and depth of the role, you are partnered with small residential communities. Students lead the development and implementation of a vibrant, engaging experience in these houses through their work as Resident Assistants, Community Advisors or house council members, all of whom are advised by those in this role. You will also coordinate one or more campus-wide programmatic initiatives designed to enhance student development within a specific focus area or areas.
This position currently serves as the Housefellow for Fairfax Apartments, an upper-class apartment building located on Fifth Avenue. Additionally, you will coordinate student resources and educational programs related to the lesbian/gay/bisexual/transgender/queer communities, including but not limited to Pride Month activities, SafeZone trainings, and Allies advising. This staff member will work on campus wide student initiatives as well as identify ways to prioritize their work in all residential communities.
Note: You may have the opportunity to serve in the Student Affairs emergency response duty rotation to ensure appropriate management of campus emergencies and crisis. If you choose to participate in the rotation, university-owned or -managed housing that is proximate to campus will be provided.
Our primary ambition is to hire an individual who is well-equipped to advance the significant vision of our residential house model and play a key role in enhancing LGBTQ initiatives and the student experience. While the typical qualifications for the ideal candidate include a Master's degree in a relevant field as well as a minimum of 1-3 years full-time experience in Student Affairs, we welcome applications from motivated and talented individuals who bring an equivalent mix of education and experience. The Office of Residential Education is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute through their work/life experiences to the diversity of our academic community and our engagement with a multicultural student body.
Applications should include a cover letter and resume and will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Applications received by March 30, 2017 will receive priority consideration.
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Those interested in joining the Carnegie Mellon team should go to http://www.cmu.edu/jobs to create an applicant profile and apply online. Hard copy/emailed resumes cannot be accepted. Individuals without access to an Internet-capable computer can use computers at libraries, Internet cafes, local or state employment offices, or the Carnegie Mellon Human Resources office at 143 North Craig Street, Pittsburgh. Carnegie Mellon University is an EEO/AA employer.
Carnegie Mellon considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, race, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.