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Graduate Fellow - Social Entrepreneurship

The Social Entrepreneurship Resident Graduate Fellow (SERGF) is a live-in position that works with Residence Life and Housing staff members and the hall residents to facilitate an environement within Eleanor Raoul Hall that will contribute to the intellectual, social, physical, moral, and cultural development of first-year students, particularly around the social entrepreneurship living-learning community theme. The Fellow articulates to the students the philosphy and policies of the Ofice of Residence Life and Housing, 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 contibutes significantly to the personal prowth 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 Assistant Dean of Campus Life/Director of Residence Life and works with the Complex Director in Raoul Hall. S/he assists in promoting the concept of community within the residence hall through staff development, training, programming, and administrative functions.

The SERGF will hold this appointment for one academic year, from July to May of the following year. S/he works 20 hours per week. The time commitement will vary throughout the semester, with greater commitment around opening 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.


Currently, the compensation and benefits package for the 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 begins Wednesday, July 30 and will continue through Monday, August 11, 2014. Fellows will assist with Sophomore Advisor trianing, which extends to August 24, 2014. Fellows may move into their apartment as early as mid-June.


Please submit the following to apply:

Complete applications can be sent to the address below; however, due to delays in campus mail, persons mailing their applications are urged to do so early to ensure delivery. Additionally, applications can be brought to Alabama Hall and left with the receptionist or submitted electronically to Ambra Yarbrough at ambra.yarbrough@emory.edu.


Additional Information

For additional information please contact:

Ambra Yarbrough, Complex Director
Office of Residence Life and Housing
Emory University
DUC/Drawer B Atlanta, GA 30322
Phone: (404) 727-5870 Fax: (404) 727-4774

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