Ithaca College’s IC Pride Fellowship provides practical professional experience in a campus environment. The IC Pride Fellowship is a prestigious paid yearlong fellowship for recent graduates. It provides opportunities to gain insight into the fields of LGBTQ campus resource professionals, higher education, and student affairs, through a transformative early career experience.?Fellows provide vital co-curricular programming and support services that help students succeed.?
The Fellow in this highly competitive paid 12-month, year-round position is an integral part of the Center for LGBTQ Education, Outreach & Services team. The fellow is directly involved in the daily operations of the Center. Qualifications include excellent administrative, planning, organizational, communication (verbal and written), and computer skills. Candidates must be team-oriented, demonstrate initiative, and be self-motivated. Preference will be given to candidates who are interested in pursuing a career in Student Affairs or Higher Education, and have student leadership experience. Residence in Ithaca NY is required during the fellowship, and housing is provided.
Responsibilities?include, but are not limited to:
Create, implement, and assess some Center programs in coordination with the Director
Coordinate, schedule, and plan some Center programs
Provide office support such as answering phones, replying to emails, staffing front desk
Represent the LGBTQ Center through events, tabling, marketing and other outreach events including Admission Open Houses and Alumni Weekend
Work assigned extended hours and opening coverage for the Center as needed
Assist with larger Center initiatives including National Coming Out Day, LGBTQ History Month, Rainbow Reception
Communicate and build relationships with faculty, staff, and student organizations in order to promote LGBTQ outreach initiatives and training
Assist in creating and facilitating programs for classes, organizations, or offices
Assist with the advising and support of IC LGBTQ students, student organizations, and student leaders?
Facilitate LGBTQ student and student organization team building
Coordinate publicity and promotion of LGBTQ Center programs and services through print, social media and other opportunities
Actively employ analysis of all work through racial and gender justice lenses
Collaborate with Student Affairs professionals on campus, as well as partnering cross divisionally with staff and faculty
Take part in professional and personal development discussions and reflection opportunities
Recent recipient of a bachelor’s or master’s degree in?a related field,?from a regionally accredited college or university
Strong interest in LGBTQ people and themes, and a commitment to educational equity
Strong interest in Student Affairs and Higher Education fields
Strong interest in supporting and developing students
Effective communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills
An understanding of multiple relationships to power, privilege and oppression
Ability to work effectively with students of varying identities, backgrounds and lived experiences
Demonstrated leadership experience
Willingness and availability to work some evening and weekend hours
Excellent decision making and time management skills
Ability to establish and maintain effective student, staff, and community relationships/partnerships
The fellowship is a 12 month, year-round position. Fellowship responsibilities require some evening and weekend work hours. Fellows are paid during student break periods and are expected to work during this time.
Applicants should possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills, strong interest in LGBTQ people and themes, and a commitment to educational equity.?Competition for fellowship positions is high.?Residence in Ithaca NY is required during the fellowship, and housing is provided.
Interested applicants must apply online and attach a resume, cover letter, and list of three professional supervisory references. Questions about online applications should be directed to the Office of Human Resources at (607) 274-8000 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hiring Rate: $19.02 per hour. We pride ourselves on providing our benefit-eligible employees with comprehensive benefits, including work/life balance, generous paid time off policies, career-enhancing trainings, educational benefits, and opportunities to give back to the community. Beyond benefits, you’ll enjoy the kind of uniquely rewarding work environment that can only be found in a vibrant college community. For an overview of our benefit offerings, please visit https://www.ithaca.edu/human-resources/employee-benefits-wellness
This position offers on-campus housing.
Ithaca College is committed to building a diverse academic community and encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply. Experience that contributes to the diversity of the college is appreciated.
Visa sponsorship is not provided for this position.
At Ithaca College, a comprehensive residential campus community of 6,500 students, we strive to be at the forefront of the higher education landscape. Our strategic plan, IC 20/20, positions us to offer a distinct integrative learning experience that makes students ready for the personal, professional, and global challenges of our age.
We seek candidates who embrace integrative learning and want to be a part of this exciting time in Ithaca College history. We encourage creative collaboration and innovation in our faculty and staff, providing support and resources for them to grow in their fields and lead students to their own innovative ideas and achievements.
We welcome different ways of thinking and look for candidates with unique points of view and life experiences. We are inclusive of individuals with a wide range of cultural, personal, and professional backgrounds, talents, and skills. Our campus is a vibrant and rewarding community where diverse minds can learn, succeed, and excel.
Nestled in the heart of New York State's scenic Finger Lakes region, Ithaca College sits atop South Hill overlooking picturesque Cayuga Lake and is just minutes away from the city ce...nter. Combining small town warmth and charm with the vibrancy of a college community, the thriving and culturally diverse city of Ithaca has been rated by Kiplinger’s as one of the top 10 places to live in the United States.
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