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Fellow for Alternative Breaks

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Position Information

Position Information

Present Position Number H0266W
Role Code Title Education Support Spec II
Position Title Fellow for Alternative Breaks
Position Summary

The Community Engagement Fellow for Alternative Breaks, based in the Office of Community Engagement, will advise and support Student Coordinators in managing the work of Branch Out Alternative Breaks. This Fellow reports to the Director of Community Engagement. Fellowship starts in August and ends in May (exact dates to be determined when fellow is selected).

Required Qualifications

• Experience in leadership of alternative breaks or other community engagement
• Ability to advise, train and mentor students and groups, and facilitate student development
• Strong organizational skills for the coordination and implementation of programs
• Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
• Experience leading trainings and presentations

Preferred Qualifications

• Leadership experience with Branch Out
• Knowledge of social justice issues and commitment to engaging with them
• Experience with supervision
• Interest in college student development and higher education community engagement
• 1-3 years of experience with the above areas

Advertised Pay Range Commensurate with experience up to $10.66 per hour.
Department Community Engagement - 2D5000
Location William & Mary
University Salary Range

Job Open Date 02/05/2018
Review Begin Date 03/01/2018
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Employment Category Hourly
Position Term 10-Month
Special Application Instructions
Conditions of Employment:

• This position is limited to 36.25 hours per week, but requires occasional evening and weekend hours
• The Fellow is required to attend a week-long summer training program, the Alternative Break Citizenship School, with Break Away
• The Fellow will co-lead a 7 Generations pre-orientation trip in August

EEO Statement

The College of William & Mary values diversity and invites applications from underrepresented groups who will enrich the research, teaching and service missions of the university. The College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and encourages applications from women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

Background Check Statement

The College of William & Mary is committed to providing a safe campus community. W&M conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

Supplemental Question

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Plan a training for site leaders on one of the following topics: reflection, reorientation, or community impact.

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * A student you’ve been working with has not been coming to meetings or meeting their responsibilities. How would you prepare for a meeting with that student?

    (Open Ended Question)

Supplemental Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents