Intern, Student Affairs Fellow

Location
Connecticut, United States
Posted
18 May 2020
End of advertisement period
18 Jul 2020
Ref
60554BR
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Position Focus:

The role of the Student Affairs Fellow (SAF) is to develop and implement primary prevention, bystander intervention, and risk reduction strategies for sexual violence, sexual harassment, and other forms of sexual misconduct, and the use of alcohol and other drugs by students. The SAF will report to the assistant dean of student affairs, and will work closely with first-year students and first-year counselors, the Heads of residential colleges, college deans, student educators, SHARE, Yale Health, student organizations, and athletic teams.

The SAF will assist in hiring, training, and supervising the Communication and Consent Educators, a group of students focused on sexual misconduct prevention and education. The SAF will research and help develop policies and programs to reduce the risks associated with the use of drugs and alcohol. This is a full-time, 2 year position that includes late evenings and weekends in addition to weekdays. There are three SAFs in the Dean's Office who work jointly on these projects. On campus housing for 2 years will be provided.

Essential Duties

1. Develops and implements primary prevention, bystander intervention, and risk reduction strategies for sexual misconduct.  
2. Works closely with freshman counselors, the Heads of residential colleges, college dean, SHARE, Yale Health, student organizations, and athletic teams.  
3. Assists in hiring, training, and supervising the Communication and Consent Educators, a group of students focused on sexual misconduct prevention and education.  
4. May perform other duties as assigned.

Required Education and Experience

1. Bachelor's Degree required. 2. Must have experience with undergraduates.

Required Skill/Ability 1:

Knowledge of undergraduate residential life and the ability to relate to Yale College students.

Required Skill/Ability 2:

Willingness to engage in frank discussion of difficult topics and comfort discussing sexuality as well as sexual violence when necessary.

Required Skill/Ability 3:

Self-motivated, conscientious, creative, flexible and open-minded.

Required Skill/Ability 4:

Group facilitation and leadership skills.

Required Skill/Ability 5:

Ability to collaborate well with others. Ability to work weekends and evening hours.

Weekend Hours Required?

Occasional

Evening Hours Required?

Occasional

Drug Screen

No

Health Screening

No

Background Check Requirements

All candidates for employment will be subject to pre-employment background screening for this position, which may include motor vehicle, DOT certification, drug testing and credit checks based on the position description and job requirements. All offers are contingent upon the successful completion of the background check. Please visit www.yale.edu/hronline/careers/screening/faqs.html for additional information on the background check requirements and process.

Posting Disclaimer

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the essential functions that will be required of the position and should not be construed as a declaration of specific duties and responsibilities of the particular position. Employees will be assigned specific job-related duties through their hiring departments.

Affirmative Action Statement:

Yale University considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, an individual’s sex, race, color, religion, age, disability, status as a veteran, or national or ethnic origin; nor does Yale discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression. Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 protects people from sex discrimination in educational programs and activities at institutions that receive federal financial assistance. Questions regarding Title IX may be referred to the University’s Title IX Coordinator, at TitleIX@yale.edu, or to the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, 8th Floor, Five Post Office Square, Boston MA 02109-3921. Telephone: 617.289.0111, Fax: 617.289.0150, TDD: 800.877.8339, or Email: ocr.boston@ed.gov.

Note

Yale University is a tobacco-free campus

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