The Department of Housing and Residence Life Services is currently accepting applications for two vacancies (traditional buildings) for the position of Residence Fellow for the 2017-2018 academic year (Starting date is Sunday August 20th, 2017)

A Residence Fellow is looked upon as a role model, resource person, helper, community developer and leader for the students on their floor. Under the direction of their Residence Manager, the Residence Fellow must have a commitment to creating a community that is conducive to learning, academic success, and personal growth and development. The Residence Fellow achieves this community in part through interaction with students on an informal and formal basis in groups and by creating one-on-one connections. These connections and interactions with each individual community member is the primary principle of developing a community based on respect for personal safety, the well-being of oneself, the community and Residence Standards.

The position of Residence Fellow is challenging because they work with students and administrators, learn to articulate rights and responsibilities for both the individual and the University, and balance their own academic and personal responsibilities. Please review the full Residence Fellow Position Description 2017-2018.

Eligibility:

  • 2nd year standing and up for 2017-2018 academic year;
  • 6.0 GPA over four full credits or equivalent during 2016-2017 academic year; and
  • Enrolled in full time studies (four full credits or equivalent) for 2017-2018 academic year.

The deadline to apply is 12 noon, Wednesday, July 26th. Applications are to be submitted via eRezLife. Interviews for selected candidates will be held early in August.

A completed application includes a cover letter, a resume and answers to three posted questions. Each question response must be approximately 250 words. Essays will be reviewed based on thoroughness of your responses, self-awareness, specific examples you provide, and overall content.