Seeking Faculty Associates/Fellows in Residential Life

07/17/2013

Contributed by Ronald M. Trunzo

Residential Life is seeking interested faculty for the following Faculty Associate and Faculty Fellow positions in the residence halls for the 2013-14 Academic Year:

FYRE Faculty Associates

The First-Year Residential Experience (FYRE) Program is expanding and will house approximately 1,100 of the incoming class in the towers and upper quad residence halls. A new component of the FYRE program will connect the Integrated Core Curriculum themes with programs offered in the residence halls.

Faculty Associates will play a crucial role in helping students explore their integrated core theme by working with Residence Directors and Resident Assistants (RAs) to plan organized academic theme based programs and civic engagement/community service events for students.  The specific responsibilities of the Faculty Associates will include:

Faculty members participating in the program will receive $1,100 stipend plus dining hall meal passes in recognition of their service.  For more information, visit : http://www.ithaca.edu/reslife/specialty/firstyear/   

HOME Faculty Fellow

The HOME Program - Housing Offering a Multicultural Experience - is located in Terrace 3 and provides new and returning students with an opportunity to live in a culturally diverse environment where they can experience, discuss, and learn about race, culture, and global issues.  HOME houses the Park and MLK scholars, along international and other interested students.  Programs offered in HOME include guest lectures, information sessions about study abroad, film discussions, cultural dinners, and art and music events. 

The responsibilities of the Faculty Fellow in HOME includes attending an August planning meeting with the Residence Director and RA staff, attending the HOME Program opening orientation event during the first two weeks of the semester, attending community dinners, and planning and presenting programs/leading discussions that relate to cultural diversity and social justice education. 

Sustainably Conscious Fellow

The Sustainably Conscious Living Community (SCC) is located in Terrace 2, and offers an opportunity for Ithaca College students to:

The responsibilities of a Faculty Fellow for Sustainably Conscious includes attending an August planning meeting with the Residence Director and RA staff; Attending the SCC Program opening orientation event during the first two weeks of the semester; attending community dinners; Planning and presenting programs/leading discussions that relate to sustainability.  Programs may include taking students to events on and off-campus, arranging for a presenter, and presenting on areas of personal interest/research.

Faculty Associates/Fellows must be full-time faculty members, and are eligible to receive $1,100 for professional travel or payroll. 

If you are interested in any of the listed faculty positions, please email a letter of interest to Dr. Jacqueline Winslow, Assistant Director of Residential Life for Residential Education, jkwinslow@ithaca.edu, by August 1, 2013.  Thank you for your consideration!

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