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Graduate Fellow - Social Entrepreneurship

The Social Entrepreneurship Resident Graduate Fellow is a live-in position that works with Residence Life staff members and the hall residents to facilitate an environment within Eleanor Raoul Hall (Raoul Hall) that will contribute to the intellectual, social, physical, moral, and cultural development of first-year students, particularly around the social entrepreneurship theme. The Fellow articulates to the students the philosophy and policies of the Office of Residence Life, other Campus Life departments, Emory College of Arts and Sciences, and other departments and divisions within the university and, in turn, represents and presents the needs of the students to the administration. This is a position of leadership, trust, and honor, and contributes significantly to the personal growth and development of the staff member and his/her paraprofessional staff and hall residents.

The Social Entrepreneurship Resident Graduate Fellow (SERGF) reports directly to the Complex Director in Raoul Hall. S/he assists in promoting the theme of social entrepreneurship within the residence hall by developing a curriculum and leading weekly outbreak sessions that address the following topics:

The SERGF holds an appointment for one academic year, from July to May. The SERGF works 20 hours per week. The actual time commitment will vary throughout the semester, with greater commitment around open and closings, and during Fall training


The fellow must be currently enrolled in a graduate program at Emory University. In addition to graduate student status, ideal candidates should have experience with social entrepreneurship, residential living, supervision of staff, and student leadership. Knowledge of Emory University policies and procedures is helpful.

Resident Interaction:


Administrative Skills:

Academic Engagement:


The compensation and benefits package for the Social Entrepreneurship Graduate Fellow position includes the following:


All Fellows are required to attend fall staff training in August, prior to the opening of school in August. This year’s training is set to begin Wednesday, July 30 and will continue through Monday, August 11, 2016. Fellows may move into their apartments as early as mid- June. 


All interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to: lenet.rivas@emory.edu by March 22, 2016.


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